Spotlight Recipe: Vegetable Sushi Rolls
In this sushi recipe, the raw fish is switched with a variety of vitamin-packed veggies -- radishes, carrots, scallions, peppers and some avocado. Don’t forget about nori (sushi's green wrapper). This traditional Japanese sea vegetable is high in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C (both antioxidants).
Ever made your own sushi? If you're a newbie, try this vegeterian, kid-friendly version. The raw fish is switched with a variety of vitamin-packed veggies -- radishes, carrots, scallions, peppers and some avocado. Don’t forget about nori (sushi's green wrapper). This traditional Japanese sea vegetable is high in fiber, potassium and vitamins A and C (both antioxidants). Sushi makes for an easy work or school lunch; I pack cucumber and avocado rolls in my first grader's lunch box every week!
Bobby’s Best-Ever, 5-Star Thanksgiving Dinner Roll Recipe
Better make a double batch!
One Recipe, Two Meals: Pasta with Butter and Peas for the Kids, and a Veggie-Packed Primavera for You
We're having our pasta and eating it too! Here's one simple version for your kiddos, and one giant, glorious version for you.
Spotlight Recipe: Steamed Vegetable Dumplings
Today is the beginning of Chinese New Year, an ancient celebration all about toasting hard work and prosperity. Kick off the Year of the Ox with these dumplings.
Spotlight Recipes: Gazpacho
Enjoy a refreshingly cool (and super healthy) soup this summer. Traditional gazpacho is a pureed mixture of fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, onions, celery and cucumbers but don’t be afraid to get creative. Shake things up—blend a batch of watermelon, red pepper or white grape gazpacho instead.
Spotlight Recipe: Michelada
Want something more exciting than bottled beer for your game-day bash? If your friends are Bloody Mary fans, this Mexican cocktail might be a winner. Lime and hot sauce liven up the flavor without adding calories.
Spotlight Recipes: Granita
Dig in to these delicious frozen treats that are reminiscent of Italian ices. Granita’s are harder in texture than sorbets and contain less sugar. To make a granita, cook up a simple sugar (combo of sugar and water) and add flavors such as coffee, mint, juice and wine along with fruit. Once the mixture has begun to freeze (it takes about 3 hours), scrape the ice crystals every so often as they start to form. Once frozen, scoop and serve.
Spotlight Recipes: Chutney
Chutney is a simmered-down or pureed combo of fruit (or veggies), spices and herbs. Instead of deep frying or drowning your fish, pork or meat in heavy sauces, opt for a tangy bite of chutney instead.
Spotlight Recipes: Tuna Time
Whether it's from the can or a fresh steak, tuna works for more than just the mayo-sodden salad. Try these healthy recipes.
Spotlight Recipe: Roasted Peanuts
Peanuts are packed with 30 nutrients, including protein and the antioxidant vitamin E. Nuts also contain heart-healthy fats -- just stick to a small handful to keep those calories under control.