How to Eat a Pomegranate
November 4, 2014 – 7:51 pm | No Comment

Some foods are just plain intimidating, and I’ve historically counted whole pomegranates among them.
Unlike other fruits, whose edible flesh lies directly under the skin, a pomegranate’s edible part is actually the hundreds of little juice-filled …

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I heart whole grains
February 5, 2009 – 2:22 pm | 2 Comments
I heart whole grains

It is very well established in the scientific literature that people whose diets are rich in whole grains have lower risks of cardiovascular and coronary heart disease than people who eat less of these foods. …

February is Heart Awareness Month!
February 3, 2009 – 5:42 pm | No Comment
February is Heart Awareness Month!

In case you missed the red and pink-themed shop windows, the heart-infested candy aisles in your local drugstore or the sea of red that was once your neighborhood Hallmark store…February is, in fact, Heart Awareness …

Everything you wanted to know about flax but were afraid to ask
February 1, 2009 – 8:34 pm | 7 Comments
Everything you wanted to know about flax but were afraid to ask

Flax seeds and their oil have been showing up in everything these days, from tortilla chips and crackers, to energy bars, cereals and peanut butter. Even the chicken feed that your egg-laying hens are …

My Super Bowl dip delivery dilemma
January 29, 2009 – 8:13 pm | No Comment
My Super Bowl dip delivery dilemma

With the Super Bowl upon us, there are enough people out there offering advice on how to lighten up those buffalo wings and telling you to choose salsa over guacamole, so I will refrain from …

Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?
January 27, 2009 – 8:21 pm | 2 Comments
Pardon me, but is that Cauliflower soup in your lasagna?

Cauliflower soup is one of the easiest soups to make, and the pureed effect gives the soup a creamy taste and texture without actually having to use heavy cream. It’s also a good way …

Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat
January 25, 2009 – 3:23 pm | 14 Comments
Buckwheat: The groats that float my boat

Buckwheat joins the Jerusalem artichoke in the category of misleadingly-named foods. It’s not wheat–nor is it even technically a grain–but rather a plain old flowering plant whose seeds bear enough similarity to wheat grains …