TIP OF THE DAY: Fruit Sauce For Chicken & Fish

Rare-cooked salmon with blueberry sauce, couscous, pattypan squash and zucchini. Photo courtesy Munchery.   One of the easiest routes to a protein-filled, home-cooked dinner is grilled chicken or fish. We often hear from people that they can grill (or poach, roast or sauté) the protein, but because they’re not “good at cooking,” they don’t know…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Uses For Leftover Cooked Grains

Turn leftover quinoa or other grain into a breakfast parfait. Photo courtesy Chobani.   Barley, buckwheat, bulgur, rice, quinoa…. You’re doing your best to eat more whole grains and up your daily fiber content. But if you’re staring down a bowl of leftover grains in the fridge, here’s how to repurpose it. Although it isn’t…
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RECIPE: Pressure Cook Beans & Rice—Fast!

Some people don’t eat more whole grains because they take too long to cook. But with a pressure cooker, brown rice is ready in 10 minutes, beans in 20 minutes (and really long cookers like short ribs in 40 minutes). Start your healthy New Year with a pressure cooker. We love our top-of-the-line Kuhn Rikon…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Leftover Rice

Leftover rice can be reheated and served as is, of course. But there are many other alternatives. Some of our favorite leftover rice recipes include: Rice Salad: Mix with diced chopped onions, bell peppers and other favorite vegetables, fresh parsley and any leftover chicken. Use olive oil to bind. You can also use this filling…
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