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How to Roast Garlic
March 11 2014
Fragrant, nutty roasted garlic is one of my favorite go-to foods. When the garlic cloves are roasted, the flavors caramelize together and the pungency gives way to sweetness. You can serve roasted garlic as an appetizer with olives and grapes. Or you can spread them over breads and crackers as a flavorful topping.
Meatless Monday: Spicy Caribbean Vegetable Stew
March 10 2014
Peanuts are America’s favorite snack nut. They are found at baseball games, bars, and parties – they’re a social gathering staple! What’s not to love? A one-ounce serving of peanuts contains 2.5 grams of fiber and 7 grams of protein. Peanuts are a powerhouse of healthy plant-based fats.
Product Review: Barilla Whole Grain Pasta
March 09 2014
My whole family loves pasta. It’s one of those foods that can be mixed and matched with just about anything to turn out a satisfying meal in minutes. It’s on my menu at least once a week. However, many pastas are made with refined grains. So, I’m a big advocate of using whole grain pastas in my kitchen. Some of my favorite whole grain pastas come from Barilla.
Vegetarian Diets May Lower Blood Pressure
March 08 2014
A new review published in JAMA, which featured 39 studies, found that following a vegetarian diet could be an effective way to lower blood pressure.
Plant-Powered Week in Photos
March 07 2014
My Crossfit Workout