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 […]

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 […]

Maple-Pumpkin Custards with Crystallized Ginger

A Thanksgiving meal wouldn’t be complete without pumpkin, and here in Vermont we wouldn’t dream of excluding our beloved maple syrup. We’ve combined the two in these elegant custards, featuring the best part of a pumpkin pie and saving calories for a luscious finish of real whipped cream. If you can find it, use Grade […]

Spaghetti Squash & Meatballs

With this spaghetti squash and meatballs recipe, you can reduce the carbohydrates and increase the vegetable servings by skipping pasta and serving the Italian-seasoned turkey meatballs and quick, homemade marinara sauce over thin strands of cooked spaghetti squash instead. Cooking the squash first in the microwave and then in a skillet to cook off the […]

Top Fall Foods for Weight Loss

Learn how to lose weight with these healthy fall foods. Say “fall” and “food” and the first things many think of are apples and squash—two foods that are most certainly in the arsenal of ingredients that help you to stay trim when the weather turns cool. Check out these slimming fall foods, plus three others you […]