A few years back I was thinking about muffins, and finally came up with this carrot orange walnut muffin. I hope you enjoy it. It is a 1s a little on the savory side yet a terrific addition to your breakfast lineup. Made with frozen carrots, each muffin provides vitamin A, beta-carotene and 3 grams of fiber Packed full of vitamin A and beta-carotene, and containing 3 grams of fiber, the recipe uses frozen carrots, which gives them their bold color. These muffins also contain walnuts, which are a source of alpha-linolenic acid, an essential omega-3 fatty acid that we need in our diet. Try these muffins this weekend, and let me know what you think. Technique Tip: These muffins are easy … 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.
Are you sliding a bit into the same old menu night after night? Ready to get on track with some healthy eating ideas for the new year? It will be here sooner than you think. If you want some new ideas, read on. This vegetarian chili is very easy to make, keeps well in the refrigerator and can be reheated for multiple meals.* It makes an easy one-dish meal for those nights when you don’t have a lot of time or energy to put together a “perfect” three course home-cooked meal. You know, the fantasy meal that we all serve in our mind - freshly pressed white table linens, glowing candles, beautiful flowers, angelic faces around the table speaking … Read More