I don't know about you, but when a rainy day comes along and I sit down to a meal, I often just want to have a nice hot bowl of soup. What better way to drive away the gloomy damp of the outside than to warm up on the inside? This corn and potato chowder recipe is a perfect way to brighten up a rainy day and it makes a great dish to cook for an easy supper or weekend lunch. All About Chowder Chowders are generally milk or cream based soups. They tend to be thick and filled with chunky vegetables making them hearty and filling. Chowders are versatile and can be made with a variety of meats or vegetables. They often contain seafood, such as the famous New England Clam Chowder. Chowder made … Read More
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I created this site for people who want healthy and delicious recipes from around the world with ingredients from around their kitchen. I also wanted to provide science-based nutrition information and guidance about making healthier choices whether eating at home or out at a restaurant, every day of the week. I believe food should be easy to prepare and enjoyed with family, friends and great conversation.
My overall mission is to share what I've learned over the years about food, recipes, and nutrition so you can relax and enjoy your meals while living a vibrant life.
Do you ever need a snack and just can't decide what you want? Sarah Koszyk, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist based in California, can help you out. Her new book, 365 Snacks for Every Day of the Year, is packed with easy to make snacks, all of which are under 250 calories. The first chapter covers the importance of snacking. Sarah explains that research suggests that "nutritious snacks can actually help to control weight and improve overall health." Contrary to the old mantra that snacking causes weight gain, snacks which are nutritionally balanced, with more fiber and adequate protein, actually can help you maintain or possibly even lose weight. Benefits of … Read More