These colorful, flavorful, gluten-free Honey-Roasted Rainbow Carrots turn plain ol’ baby carrots from so-so to sensational. Your kids will eat them happily!
If your family is bored with raw carrots and dip or steamed carrots with a drizzle of melted butter, shake things up by tossing baby carrots—use the new rainbow variety if you can find them—with honey, extra virgin olive oil, coriander, cumin, and kosher salt and then pop ‘em in the oven to roast.
I’ll be dishing all about this recipe later this week on our Cooking with the Moms radio podcast!
Holiday parties and cookie swaps are in full swing, so we rounded up over a dozen healthier holiday treats you can feel good about serving to your family and friends. We gathered these better-for-you recipes from some of our fabulous fellow registered dietitians from across the web (plus, we tossed in a few of our [more]
Add a dash of good health and cheer to your next cookie swap or holiday party with our better-for-you Peanut Butter Raisin Bars. They’re easy to make, delicious, and they’ll have your kids smiling from ear to ear. We created this recipe for a blogger cooking competition sponsored by the Recipe Redux and the California [more]
Warm up this winter with our fast weeknight Sweet Potato & Chicken Soup. It’s gluten free, bursting with kid-friendly flavors, and it’s packed with vitamin A, an immune booster. Tune into episode #257 of COOKING WITH THE MOMS radio as we dish about this Sweet Potato & Chicken Soup as well as recipes for Last-Minute Black [more]
Potato Leek Soup makes a perfect wintertime lunch or dinner. Serve with a side salad, croutons on top, or a crusty loaf of bread and it will warm you right up. A kid-size portion of this soup with a glass of milk would make a nice after-school snack!
Getting kids to try new foods—even kale—is easy if you (a) involve them in the preparation process and (b) give them lots of choice. I work with a program in Lexington, MA called Kids Cooking Green, and last month during this preschool class, the kids made a kale salad, which they happily ate. The trick to [more]
Learn how to make an old-fashioned Steamed Christmas Pudding, or Plum Pudding as my nana used to call it, for the holiday season! This month’s Recipe Redux challenge was the following: “Please share one of your favorite food memories and the healthier “redo” of the recipe.” This was an easy decision. Every year my beloved [more]
This simple tabbouleh side dish is made with bulgur wheat, parsley, chickpeas, dried cranberries, and juicy tomatoes, and it’s bursting with fresh flavors and filling fiber. When you hear the words, “whole grains,” what foods come to mind? Whole wheat bread? Whole wheat pasta? Brown rice? Nutritious whole grains do, in fact, include wheat, but there [more]
If you asked a group of registered dietitians (especially dietitians who also write food blogs) what they’re making for Thanksgiving dinner, chances are, they’d all say … The vegetable side dish. Thats’s what we’d say! Dietitians love vegetables—that’s pretty obvious!—and Thanksgiving is the perfect time of year to show off the freshest produce of the [more]