If you’re from the south in the U.S., braised collards may be a family tradition that brings you right home again. Packed with nutrition and more widely available than you might think, collards are a wonderful addition to any diet. The classic braising technique using pork fat may be the flavor of home, but this lighter version is every bit as delicious. Give it a try now to see if this healthier version on a favorite family dish might just pass muster for the holidays ahead.
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Autumn is here, and along with cozy sweaters and the ubiquitous pumpkin spice, we all look forward to the cozy seasonal flavors like fresh pumpkin and the last of the summer’s sweet corn. These recipes will help you make the most of fall’s bounty, letting you savor incredible flavor paired with solid nutrition.
Corn season is quickly passing us by. Don’t miss out! If you want better corn chowder than you’ve ever tasted, consider making this simple and scrumptious version with corn freshly cut from the cob. It’s the perfect meal for those dog days of summer that are quickly fading into fall.
If you love chili, or even if you think you don’t, this is one recipe you’ve got to try. Sweet pumpkin balances out with peppers and pork for a fiercely delicious dinner you don’t want to miss out on. Serve it up with cornbread and savor the slightly spicy flavor of a fall that’s got a little pizzazz up its sleeve.
We may still technically be in the dog days of summer, but you know you’re itching to start digging into those fall flavors of corn and pumpkin and squash. Here’s a sneak preview of fall to get you craving pumpkin. This luscious soup isn’t spiced, but herbed, and it tastes like Thanksgiving on a spoon. Enjoy with a side of cornbread. If you can’t get fresh pumpkin yet, the recipe works great with canned pumpkin as well…just be sure to go for the puree, not the pie filling.
Whether you want to get the day started with a good breakfast or make sure that your family has a delicious lunch to get through the long school or work day, this roundup is for you. These recipes are great make-head solutions for quick, nutrition-packed energy boosts just when you need them.
You don’t need mayonnaise to make tuna salad a delight! Plain, non-fat yogurt makes a wonderful dressing, especially when paired with fresh herbs or your favorite spices. Serve over greens or with whole grain bread for a nutritious and filling lunch that breaks out of the “same old, same old” trap.