Whether you’re a vegetarian or not, this grilled mushroom recipe will delight you. The soy and ginger soak into the tender mushrooms for a powerful flavor. Serve on a whole-grain bun like a burger or with brown rice and greens for a complete meal.
Potato salad is a beloved tradition at many cookouts, but the classic variety can be tough on your healthy eating plans. Make this flavorful variant instead. Balsamic vinegar and dill give it a snap reminiscent of pickles, but if that’s not your herb of choice, it can easily be made with rosemary, basil or thyme… Read more »
Don’t settle for your standby chicken when your next cookout comes around. Try this easy, impressively flavorful chicken that will heat up your party with a hint of Caribbean warmth and spice. Pair it with fresh, succulent corn on the cob and a light fruit salad for a memorable, healthy meal.
Satay is a grilled, sauced meat dish that originates in Indonesia and has spread from there, through southeastern Asia, to become an increasingly popular dish. Lightly sweet from the natural flavor of peanut butter and coconut milk with hints of tang and spice, this flavorful dish is an excellent option for bringing a little pizzazz to your first cookout of the season. Because the sauce is made from whole foods with low sugar and salt, it also makes a healthier option than many sugar-laden traditional barbecue sauces.
Trying new foods is a learned skill, and since so many kids go through phases where they’ll fight trying new foods, helping them to eat nutritiously can be a challenge. This month, we’ve put together a few recipes that your kids will recognize and love, with a nutritious twist. By using whole grains, choosing lower fat meat and dairy products, and including a splash of colorful vegetables, you can serve your kids their favorite foods with confidence that they’re getting better nutrition.
When it comes to persuading kids to make healthy eating choices, appearance helps. This pizza makes a great collaborative cooking experience as kids can easily help lay out the rainbow of veggies on fiber-packed whole-grain dough. Arrayed over a spread of pesto, the vegetables require no further cheese or sauce to provide an amazing meal your whole family will delight in.
Not many kids turn down a cheesy plate of macaroni, but parents are right to cringe at feeding them the beloved boxed stuff as often as they want to eat it. This recipe lets you meet in the middle for their favorite dish with good nutrition. Whole-wheat pasta pairs with low-fat cheese to make a combination you can all agree on. Serve with a side of steamed fresh veggies for better nutrition still.