Cauliflower is a cancer-fighting cruciferous vegetable, and it’s versatile too! From roasted and mashed to hearty, rib-sticking “steaks,” cauliflower is the current “it” vegetable making its way onto restaurant menus and family dinner tables everywhere.
On this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio podcast, we dish about some of our favorite cauliflower recipes — Cauliflower Mac & Cheese and Cauliflower Steaks with White Bean Sauce — and share many more cauli-inspired recipes from dietitian food bloggers from around the web.
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Mac & cheese is a kid favorite, but when it comes to good nutrition, this classic kid dish is lackluster at best. For my Cauliflower Mac & Cheese makeover, I use whole wheat elbow pasta, add shredded cauliflower (it disappears right into the dish), and create a yummy, creamy sauce that’s made with no cream at [more]
Sometimes the best last-minute dinners are made by combining staples that have been gathering dust in your pantry, fridge, and freezer. In my case it was lots of vegetables and gnocchi and a few condiments that I tossed together for a fun dinner with friends. Every month we participate in The Recipe Redux cooking challenge, [more]
Add great flavor and good nutrition to your family’s morning meal with this easy-to-make recipe for Banana Mango Overnight Oats. When I was a kid, my mom never served oatmeal (or any hot cereal) for breakfast. Turns out that when she was a kid, her mom made hot cereal every single day. After one too many [more]
Eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, seafood and more sustainable, plant-based meals … and eat together as a family: Those are just a few of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines recommendations, which are deliciously illustrated here in the following 25-plus nutritious recipes. They’re not officially out yet, but back in late February, recommendations for the upcoming 2015 [more]
Eggs and Easter are a delicious and nutritious combo, so this year, we rounded up a dozen (ha ha, get it?) recipes from some of our favorite dietitian bloggers to keep your little Easter bunnies—and you—happy and healthy. On this week’s Cooking with the Moms radio podcast, we share two new MMM recipes for Chirp, Chirp [more]
Celebrate spring with the season’s freshest asparagus, and use it in this playful, savory pie that everyone at your table will love. From late March to June, you’ll find fresh, local asparagus at the market. Asparagus contains folate, fiber, vitamin C, and iron, and it’s versatile too. Add it to omelets and quiche, grill it, or steam and then [more]
These adorable deviled eggs will delight your kids on Easter … or any time of the year. Even though they look fancy, they’re incredibly easy to make. No worries: You will NOT experience a Pinterest fail when you make them. We love eggs … yolks included. In fact, if you toss the yolks away because [more]
Slow cooked pulled pork is a favorite recipe here at The Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen. Made with lean pork, bell pepper, onion, carrot, and BBQ sauce, it’s delicious and nutritious … and the recipe always makes enough for leftovers, which can easily be turned into these Pork Soft Tacos. Cook Once and Eat Twice is [more]