From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
They are many healthy options offered at your favorite Japanese eatery -- follow these tips and you can have a light and healthy meal every time.
It's worth breaking through artichokes' spiky exteriors to get to their delicately flavored leaves and hearts.
This leafy, multi-layered vegetable may look intimidating, but it's a lot easier to trim, steam and devour than it seems.
Typical artichoke dips are loaded with cream cheese and mayo; make a light, dairy-free artichoke dip instead, it'll be every bit as crowd-pleasing, but easier on your waistline.
Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to eat an artichoke
If you haven't tried whole artichokes, you're missing out on a nutritional powerhouse with a delightful flavor. Try stuffing them and baking them tonight.
I’ll never forget the first time I saw an artichoke plant – it was wild and unexpected. When it comes to cooking, this veggie may also be a bit mysterious to some folks. Artichokes are more user-friendly than you might think – and by the way, they’re really good for you too!
Japanese eggplant are a bit small for egg plant parm, but you can make an easy, healthy late-summer eggplant dip instead.