Tag Archives: comfort food

Food

Bethenny’s Bites: The Main Dish, Part 3

Contrary to popular belief, I don’t know it all – but I do know food. I’ve traveled around the country (and the world) just to get a good meal. I mean, I produce a show called Food Porn – and…

READ MORE
  • Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes

    These Lemon Ricotta Hot Cakes from Chef Sam Talbot are heavenly. Wake up a little early this weekend so you can enjoy th...

    READ MORE
  • Simply Irresistible Blue Cheese Dip

    This dip tastes so creamy and decadent, yet it’s much lower in fat than the conventional version. If you love blue che...

    READ MORE
  • Spicy Bluecheese Chicken Burger Recipe

    If you’re looking for a fun meal that anyone can cook (even your significant other who claims they can’t boi...

    READ MORE
  • Food

    Pureed Vegetable Soup

    Something about pureed food feels nurturing to me. I love this delicious soup, not only because it represents comfort to me but because it always makes me feel clean and energized after I eat it, especially when I use real…

    READ MORE
  • Blueberry Muffins

    This muffin recipe is great. You can substitute other fresh fruit for the blueberries. Ingredients – 1¼ cups oat ...

    READ MORE
  • Slow-Roasted Salmon with Herb Vinaigrette

    Bobby Flay says to use two individual-sized cazuelas in this recipe, but you probably don’t have these South American ...

    READ MORE
  • Cold Quinoa Salad Recipe

    Looking for a tasty healthy recipe for quinoa salad? Look no further. Ingredients: – 1 cup quinoa – 2 cups w...

    READ MORE
  • Food

    Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, which uses goat cheese and sun-dried tomatoes. It tastes great paired with roasted vegetables, or my fave, spicy broccoli. Ingredients –…

    READ MORE
  • Easy Kale Chips Recipe

    I love kale! So, I came up with this super simple recipe for kale chips. It’s the perfect healthy snack....

    READ MORE
  • Is Your Food Too Bland? Here’s How to Fix It

    If your food is too bland, this is the best problem you can possibly have. Bland food just needs more salt, sugar, acid,...

    READ MORE
  • Eat the Rainbow

    Eat the rainbow. In other words, look for color in your food. The more colors on your plate, the better. This rule is a ...

    READ MORE
  • Food

    Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

    Denis Leary used to be a client of mine when I was a full time natural foods chef. He loved this stuffed mushroom recipe; it’s one of the ways I got him to eat more vegetables. They convinced him that…

    READ MORE
  • Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

    Mashed potatoes have always been family favorite and holiday tradition. They’re the ultimate comfort food that reminds...

    READ MORE
  • Nutella Macarons

    I know it will be difficult to resist the urge of spooning mouthful after mouthful of Nutella into your mouth, but trust...

    READ MORE
  • Whole Grain Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil

    Bruschetta sounds fancy, looks beautiful, but it’s the easiest appetizer to make. If you can slice bread, toss a s...

    READ MORE
  • Food

    White Bean with Spinach Soup

    I’m a huge fan of soup. It fills you up and provides concentrated nutrition without a lot of fat or calories. You know I don’t mean creamy soups like New England clam chowder or potato cheese soup. Most of the…

    READ MORE
  • What To Do With Your Leftovers

    What did you have for dinner last night? What do you have in the refrigerator that you need to eat? Can you make it into...

    READ MORE
  • Celebrate World Pasta Day With My Healthier Baked Ziti Recipe

    I’m not going to eat a pound of pasta in one sitting, but I love pasta and I eat it often. Whole grain pasta in a sens...

    READ MORE
  • Pesto Vegetarian Lasagna

    I’m all for eating lasagna because it’s an inexpensive way to feed a crowd (or family), but I don’t like the super...

    READ MORE
  • Food

    Easy Holiday Hors D’oeuvres

    If you know where to look, you can find good-quality hors d’oeuvres, themed appetizers, and inexpensive but clever ways to serve them. Trader Joe’s has a great selection of premade hors d’oeuvres as do so many supermarkets. Your favorite restaurants…

    READ MORE
  • Vegan Stuffed Squash Blossoms

    This time of year always gets me excited for the endless cooking possibilities. The holidays are a great time to experim...

    READ MORE
  • Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Skinnygirl Wine + Chocolate Pairings

    You don’t need an excuse to drink wine, but Valentine’s Day is as good a reason as any. The only thing better t...

    READ MORE
  • Goat Cheese and Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Breasts

    I love steak but I also appreciate chicken if it’s prepared with plenty of flavorful ingredients. Try this recipe, whi...

    READ MORE