TIP OF THE DAY: 5 Ways To Use Melons

The summer bounty of ripe, sweet, juicy melons means that we’re having melon daily for breakfast (with berries, cottage cheese, yogurt, or just plain). Sharon Palmer, a nutritionist who specializes in plant-based food plans, is also a melon fan. “These fruits are not only delicious;” she says, “they are packed with hydrating fluid, fiber, vitamin…
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FOOD FUN: Tuna Tartare Or Salmon Tartare, Korean BBQ-Style

[1] Mix the tartare, spoon it into the center of a romaine leaf, roll and enjoy (photo © Ardor Restaurant | Los Angeles). [2] Sashimi-grade tuna loin (photo © Sea Delight). [3] Look for baby romaine. You want something smaller than the large romaine leaves (photo © Good Eggs). [4] Quail eggs (photo © To…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Low-Calorie Cucumber Salad Recipes

One dish that has almost dropped from sight is marinated cucumber salad. While June 13th is National Cucumber Day, pale-green cucumbers have a place on St. Patrick’s Day: as a side with a sandwich or with a main of seafood, poultry and meat—even corned beef and cabbage or a Guinness beef stew or lamb stew.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A Festive, Low Calorie Dinner

[1] Salmon skewers atop a chopped salad of greens with apples (photo © RA Sushi Bar & Restaurant). [2] Top a salmon fillet with ponzu sauce, sliced scallions and sesame seeds (photo © McCormick). [3] Something light: lettuce cups with fresh or pouch salmon. See the recipe below (photo © Chicken Of The Sea). [4]…
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