| Dec 21, 2011
| 11:14 AM
Have you kicked your diet to the curb this season? Do celery sticks and wheat-grass shots make you nauseous? Here are some of the most high-calorie and festive drinks you’ll find around. Dig out your favorite pair of elastic pants, and try one of...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Unsweetened whole-grain breakfast cereal, topped with berries and fat-free milk
Why: By eating whole, not refined, grains youšll increase the dietary fiber in your diet. Fruit provides fiber as well along with vitamin C, antioxidants and...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 1:22 PM
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's new icon replacing the MyPyramid image is a plate, something everyone, even children, can relate to.
The MyPlate icon divides the plate into four food groups: fruit, vegetable, grains and protein, with a fifth...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 7:02 AM
Flatbread Crackers with Herb Inlays
Flatbread Crackers Showcasing Cilantro, Tarragon and Basil
3 cups all-purpose flour
2 teasooons kosher salt
˝ teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
1-1 ˝ cup skim milk
| Aug 5, 2011
| 1:29 PM
By Melissa Tewes
When making "old standbys" or family recipes, we often follow the recipe to a T to keep the consistent quality that we are used to.
However, there are many simple recipe modifications that can turn potentially high-calorie, high-fat,...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 8:47 AM
Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine
53 East Lake Street
Additional locations at Chicago French Market, 131 North Clinton Street, and at 2945 North Broadway
Summer Artisan Cheese Plate
Great cheeses to...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Carol Conley from Bend, Ore., was looking for a recipe for milk noodle soup like her German grandmother used to make for her when she was a child. Maggie Lauer from Greencastle, Ind., writes about her love of this soup on her blog, the Other Side of 50...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 12:58 PM
What does 10 pounds of fat look like? For a rough estimate, imagine 40 sticks of butter or 10 1-pound cans of vegetable shortening. This looks like a lot — yet how many of us add this much weight in a year without realizing it, until our pants fit a...
| Feb 6, 2012
Mediterranean Eating with Jane Monzures
Being of Greek decent, the daughter of a one-time diner owner, and from a family that revolves around meal time, it’s no wonder I love to eat and I am a terrific cook. When the crew at LHC takes it into...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Whatever Punxsutawny Phil predicts today, we can rest assured that there's more cold weather ahead. And, as we all know, cold weather calls for comfort food. Actually, any excuse for comfort food will do, but setting out to prepare tummy-warming fuel...