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Not Your Average Game Day Burgers

Imagine yourself screaming at the television with one of the best burgers you ever had in one hand. Now you can have a fantastic burger that isn't always based on beef.

Buffalo Cauliflower is a Vegetarian Super Bowl Snack

Buffalo chicken wings are a staple at most Super Bowl parties.  While carnivores chow down on this classic game day food, vegetarians are left to sample the chips and dip.  These roasted buffalo cauliflower is a tasty and healthy option for the whole crowd.

Copycat Recipes: Starbucks Breakfast Egg White and Spinach Wrap

If you are visiting Starbucks everyday for more than just their coffee, it is time to learn some copycat recipes for some of their popular food items.

10 Comforting Soup Recipes to Take Off the Chill

Whenever I ask one of my chef friends what they love to cook at home the answer is invariably soup. It’s a dish that can be simple or complex, but it's always comforting. We eat soup when we feel ill, tired, cold, or when we need a hug after a particularly rough day.

The Cocktail Chronicles-Cynthia Lee Katona- a Marvelous book!

I love the book named the Cocktail Chronicles by the effervescent author, Cynthia Lee Katona.  This marvelous little book is both a memoir and a cocktail guide for the interested.  I love the qualities of this easy reading book because it tells the author's story without fluff that

Vegetarian Spaghetti and Meatballs

Vegetarian spaghetti and meatballs are a healthy meal that will even satisfy picky carnivores.  Lentil and mushroom meatballs (recipe below) are served on a bed of spaghetti squash and topped with your favorite marinara sauce and parmesan cheese.

Gluten-Free Thai Chicken Noodle Bowl

Gluten-free Thai chicken noodle bowls are a excellent way to eat great and stay in shape.

Light and Clean Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge

Quinoa porridge is the heartier, protein-packed cousin to oatmeal.  Quinoa contains all nine essential amino acids which makes it a complete protein.  Plus, it is rich in fiber and a ton of other vitamins and minerals.

Succulent Thai Pork Satay with Sweet and Sour Cucumber Relish

Though originally from Indonesia, the method of cooking meat on sticks has spread throughout Asia and is ubiquitous in Thailand. The popular street food is now a common item found on many restaurant and bar menus in the West, its spicy sweet peanut sauce makes this dish a palate-pleaser to many.

Good-For-You Avocado, Orange and Daikon Salad with Cumin Lime Vinaigrette

It was the cumin lime vinaigrette for this salad recipe that caught my eye. Indeed, as author Terry Walters puts it, "You could dress cardboard with this vinaigrette and I'd devour it," and I would too.

Turkey Meatball and Vegetable Soup

      Turkey Meatball and Vegetable Soup Ingredients: For the Meatballs:

3 Savory Soup Recipes for Winter

January is National Soup Month and to celebrate we are sharing quick and easy soup recipes that you can prepare even on your busiest nights.  Check out the recipes below to inspire you to warm up your soup pot and get cooking. Mexican Tortilla Soup

Copycat Recipes: Mamma Chia Squeeze Pouches

Mamma Chia, a healthy foods company, has exploded with an array of products centered around the little black seed.  They sell anything from chia drinks, chia granola and chia squeeze pouches and more.

Creamy and Comforting U.S. Senate Bean Soup

A creamy, ham-studded soup is just what's needed on a cold night. Senate bean soup, a classic soup found on the menus of the U.S. Senate's restaurants, is a simple soup typically made with navy beans. In our version, we use the small, lightly green colored flageolet bean.

Healthy Dinner Recipe: Zucchini Spaghetti with Ground Turkey and Vegetables

In an effort to eat lean and clean many are increasing the amount of vegetables they eat each day. We're ditching traditional high-carb pasta for healthier, low-cal and low-carb vegetables.

Kitchen Secrets Video Recipe: Baked Chicken with Baby Artichoke

In this episode of Kitchen Secrets follow Branden, Culinary Director at Staple & Fancy in Seattle, as he shows us one of his favorite dishes. Using the techniques form his previous videos Branden sears up some chicken and makes a mouth watering sauce to go with the artichokes and capers.

Super Delicious Smoothies to Start Your Day

Smoothies have entered the food scene with no sign of going away. They have become an art form; getting as much nutrient dense goodness in a glass as possible, not forgetting that it has to taste good enough that you enjoy it every morning. 

Quick and Easy Super Healthy Snacks

Snacking is an essential part of the food lover's day. The trick to enjoying the snack without the excess weight gain, is to snack responsibly. That doesn't mean giving up great flavor however.

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