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How to cook and what to use, how to eat and what to eat. Recipes from all over the world.

Hawaiian Fried Rice

Popular throughout Asia, fried rice is a flavorful way to use up leftovers. The only drawback is that it’s often high in fat. To come up with this skinny version, we cut back on oil and used egg substitute instead of whole eggs. Extra health benefits: Lower cholesterol; stronger immunity Times: Prep: 10 min.; Cooking: 12 min. Per serving: Calories: 344 Fat: 5.5 g. (14% …

Cheese Tortellini Soup

Slimming strategy: Cut down on calorie consumption at dinnertime by starting off with a bowl of soup. In one study, a bowl of tomato soup, served as an appetizer, reduced later calorie intake by 25 percent. Other starters, including cheese on crackers and fruit, didn’t fare nearly as well. Using ready-made cheese tortellini for this recipe lets you get this soup on the table fast. …

Heart-Healthy Muffins

Who can resist a tasty muffin for breakfast or as a quick snack? They’re everybody’s favorite treat – but muffins all too often boast high-fat ingredients. These moist, dense muffins taste great. And they’re not just good; they’re low in fat, high in fiber, and loaded with flaxseed, the amazing superseed that’s making headlines because of its heart-healthy omega-3s and other healing nutrients. Banana Berry …

Sauces and Dressings

Dressings come in many forms. French dressing is basically a vinaigrette. There must be as many vinaigrette recipes as there are cooks. Everyone has their own version but the basic idea is to have a combination of vinegar with some oil and herbs or spices. Why do I bother to make my own sauces and dressings? There are hundreds of reasons -over six hundred additives …

NO OIL VEGAN BAKED TOFU CHEESE RECIPE

You can prepare your own tofu, at home, not expensive and 100% natural. Tofu is a cream made out of soy milk in combination with a coagulant, pressed in different shapes. Tofu is found in shops in different shapes and textures. The soft variety┬ácan be used to prepare sauces, dressings, to substitute milk in ice-cream or cheese pie. The solid tofu cand be fried, grated, …

Legumes-Vegetarian Powerhouses – Basic Ways to Prepare and Use

Legumes are a rich source of protein and are a staple food in India and in the Middle East. Legumes are classified as lentils, beans, or peas, and all of them are basically seeds from specific plants. Varieties of dal (also called dahl), often mentioned in ayurvedic cooking, are legumes. A look at versatile legumes from the viewpoint of Ayurveda, the ancient system of holistic …

SALMON – DILL COCKTAIL WHIP

This recipe appeared in our 1997 Herbs and Spices Calendar (Judd Publishing). It has an elegant flavor and is assembled in about 10 minutes, and is then chilled overnight. Easy! 1 15 1/2-ounce can pink salmon 2/3 cup whipped cream cheese 1 1/4 teaspoon country Dijon mustard 3 tablespoons chopped fresh dill Juice 1 small lime Salt and freshly-ground pepper to taste Squares of pumpernickel …

Shiitake Pizza

Amounts Ingredients 1 Whole grain pita To taste Shiitake pesto* 2 Medium shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced 1 Small Creole (or Roma) tomato, sliced lengthwise 1 oz. Feta, crumbled 1 Small Vidalia onion, thinly sliced 2 T Anchovie paste To taste Grated romano cheese Pam Preheat Oven: 350┬░ F Nutrition for one serving: Calories – 223; Saturated Fat – 2 g; Total Fat 4.5 g; % …

Herbs & Spices: The Transformers – Parsley

Combined Prep & Cook Time (total, beginning to end) 45 Minutes This divine little number is fabulous for entertaining – unusual and rich. Save what ever left-overs you have to spread over hot, toasted bread for a luncheon treat! PARSLEY: HERBED PORTOBELLO PATE 1 lb. portobello mushroom tops 2 tablespoons butter 2/3 cup finely chopped onion 1 large clove garlic, finely minced 2 rounded tablespoons …

Pleasing vegetarians and meat lovers without cooking two meals

Help! How do I make a family meal for two vegetarians and two meat-eaters? I’m out of ideas and tired of cooking two different meals. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Your dilemma is more common than you might think. But a little creative cooking can bring the family back together at the dinner table. First, always start with a vegetarian recipe. While it is cooking, …

Hannukah, the Festival of Lights

Hannukah, the Festival of Lights, celebrates the victory of the Maccabees against the ancient Greeks, and the rededication of the Jerusalem Temple. It also honors the miracle of the Jews’ small flask of oil, which lasted eight days. More generally, Hannukah has come to represent cultural freedom. In fact, the Hebrew word “Hannukah” comes from the same root as the word for education, “chinuch.” Our …

Traditional Thanksgiving Menu

This menu is for purists — those of you who think it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without the perfect turkey or the most fragrant biscuits. Although we used common ingredients in most of these recipes, some — like Baked Apples and Sweet Potatoes and Acorn Squash Stuffed with Cornbread — add interesting touches to the traditional versions. We’re particularly proud of our Pumpkin Pie — it …