With a stash of berries in your freezer, you can jump-start
your day with this nutritious, tasty smoothie in just minutes. It
provides vitamin C, fiber, potassium and soy protein.
A protein and fiber-rich drink to go.
Let me start by telling you that it's pronounced "keen-wa", and let me say further that this grain (okay, it's technically a seed) is not only wildly wholesome, it is also incredibly yummy: tender and crunchy, with a mild, grainy flavor that takes well to things like butter, cheese, and citrus. If you are unsure about it, try just following the quinoa directions below, and add the lemon zest and juice, but then instead of olive oil stir in a big blob of good butter and serve it just like that. It is very hard not to like. But if you do it this way, you'll have a crazy-delicious citrus-scented bowl of food that will, quite literally, energize you.
So easy, even a child can make it! This is actually true. It is a very easy recipe, and the only cooking you'll do is bringing a cup and half of water to a boil. Here is a fresh and lovely wheat-based salad recipe that promises to be neither bland nor watery. Bulgur is a precooked, dried wheat that you will surely be able to find in the bulk area of a natural foods store, and in the natural foods area of a supermarket.
Homemade hummus is zingy and wholesome, and wildly inexpensive. It makes an ideal lunch-box addition with a handful of carrot sticks and pita chips, and also makes a great sandwich spread. Give this easy, tasty recipe a try.
This delicious, crusty zucchini pie is rich in cheese and veggies, and perfect for a fun family meal. Get Alison Needham's must-have recipe here.
To celebrate spring's fresh strawberries, our Test Kitchen
jazzed up old-fashioned tapioca pudding. Grinding the tapioca in
a blender makes the texture creamier, maple syrup adds seasonal
sweetness and whipping cream gives these...
This "germ" (cracker sandwich) is
fun and easy to make - even for 3 year olds. The recipe also
allows for each child to create a unique treat, using his or
her own imagination.
This fruity ice cream treat is great on a warm summer day!
The recipe is easy enough for your kids to do, and makes four
Frosty Fruit Cones.