In case you missed them, here’s a wrap up of our favorite blog posts of the week. Read, get inspired, and start cooking!
|Tuscan-Style Bean & Kale Soup
This humble soup is packed with healthy ingredients; it holds well and tastes even better the next day. If you have leftover soup, do as the Tuscans do and add stale whole-grain bread to the pot when reheating it.
|Ingredient Spotlight: Chicories
These healthy greens have a bitter taste that complements a range of other flavors; they’re delicate enough to eat raw in salads, but sturdy enough to stand up to roasting, grilling and sauteing. Some of the most popular (and our favorites!) are Belgian endive, curly endive, escarole, frisee and radicchio — read on to learn all about them.
|Q&A with Ety Salamone of Life Juice
We’re kicking off the new year with a healthy juicing habit, talking to some top juicing experts and learning why they juice, along with their best tips and favorite combinations. Here, meet Ety Salamone, the founder of Life Juice and creator of our energizing, detoxifying cleanses.
|Toasted Quinoa with Chicken & Mango
This protein-packed dish is simple to make at home. Its mango-cucumber-yogurt raita features flavors influenced by the cooking of India.
|Recipe Roundup: Easy Weeknight Dinners
Looking for nourishing, quick-to-prepare meals the whole family will love? Here’s a roundup of our seasonal favorites, perfect for busy weeknights.
|Yogurt Panna Cotta Flecked with Vanilla Bean
This version of panna cotta uses yogurt in place of the cream for a lighter twist. It’s delicious on its own or accompanied with this sweet-tart orange and pomegranate compote.
|What We’re Reading: Cook Good Food
Our new book Cook Good Food covers all the basic cooking techniques with step-by-step directions and photos, and it gives you 60 great recipes to help you master them. Throughout January, we’ve been sharing key primers from the book, along with the editors’ top secrets for success. Here’s a roundup of them all — get inspired, and make good food tonight!
|Recipe Roundup: Lightened-Up Game Day Snacks
If the typical Super Bowl menu doesn’t exactly align with your healthy eating resolutions, you’re in luck! Here, we’ve rounded up some wholesome and tasty dishes perfect for game day, so you can cheer on your favorite team, guilt free.
|Weekend Project: Make Your Own Soba Noodles
It’s noodle soup season! Take your bowl to the next level with homemade buckwheat noodles — here’s how.
|Creamy Herb Dip with Crudités
This is a great dip to make if you have a kitchen herb garden; swap in other fresh herbs such as thyme, tarragon or basil. Serve it with a platter of raw vegetables for a tasty and beautiful appetizer.
|Editors’ Picks: Valentine’s Day Gifts
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! In preparation for the sweetest holiday of the year, we created this list of our favorite gifts — from chocolate treats to our most charming kitchen pieces — all guaranteed to win your special someone’s heart.
|Party Planner: Game Day
Invite friends over to watch the game, cheer on their favorite team, and enjoy a hearty spread. Our new menu brings sports bar favorites home with simple sliders and fries — but we’ve lightened them up, so you can snack without the guilt. Game on!
|Sweet Potato Pancakes with Walnuts
Sweet potatoes are a great source of beta-carotene and are full of fiber. Here, they star along with walnuts in a modern take on traditional pancakes that are dense with nutrition and full of flavor.