Chicken and Wild Rice Salad with Almonds

Ingredients Dressing: 1/4 cup fig vinegar or white wine vinegar 2 teaspoons sugar 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tablespoons canola oil Remaining Ingredients: 2 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth 1 1/2 cups uncooked wild rice 1 tablespoon butter Cooking spray 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup chopped celery 1/2 cup shredded carrots 1/3 […]

5 Secrets for Cooking Vegetarian Food

Easy tips to make delicious and satisfying vegetarian recipes. Every cook should know the tricks to making meatless meals that really satisfy. That way even when you’re cooking for a mixed crowd of vegetarians and meat lovers you can keep everyone happy. And for those carnivores at the table, you may be doing their health a […]

The Secret to Diet Success? Your Spouse

Research shows your partner can either help you succeed or sabotage your efforts. Here are 3 tips to get—and give—support in your relationship. Discuss Your Goals The first step in almost any diet plan is to make a goal, but it’s equally crucial to talk about those goals with the important people in your life. If […]

Apple Buyer’s Guide

How to choose the best apples for cooking and eating. Sweet, tangy, juicy and flavorful, the apple is nature’s perfect treat, especially when you’re lucky enough to pick them straight off the tree in the fall. Plus, you can feel good about eating them—apples are low in calories and are a good source of fiber, particularly […]

Spaghetti with Arugula, Roasted Peppers & Prosciutto

The complex flavors of a good Parmesan, such as Reggiano, and a high-quality prosciutto, such as San Danielle, Volpi or di Parma, are essential for this pasta. Less expensive products will often contribute more saltiness than true flavor to the final result. Ask for a sample at the delicatessen when buying–if it tastes good on […]