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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks

Healthy snacks give your family the energy and nutrients they need throughout the day. As you plan snacks, think of them as “mini meals” that include two of the four food groups. Try these simple nutritious snack ideas: 1. Whole grain crackers with a cheese stick 2. Fresh cut fruit with a yogurt dip 3. […]

Corn

Corn

As much as I love this hand-held summer superstar teamed or grilled, a little effort goes a long way in creating a more substantial summer side. I love cutting corn right off the cob, getting chunky clumps of corn kernels that I then lightly sauté – this brings out a bold sweetness. Sautéing tends to […]

Cooking For Yourself

Cooking For Yourself

In theory, it should make little difference to your health whether you cook for yourself or let someone else do the work. But unless you can afford to hire a private chef to prepare meals exactly to your specifications, letting other people cook for you means losing control over your eating life, the portions as […]

Handheld Pastries

Handheld Pastries

Handheld pastries are fabulous for picnics and beach time. Everyone can dig in without the need for utensils. “Work With What You Got!” ©Tiny New York Kitchen © 2019 All Rights Reserved

Panzanella

Panzanella

Making a classic Italian bread salad is a nice way to use up those summer tomatoes.

Shop The Peripheries Of The Supermarket And Stay Out Of The Middle

Shop The Peripheries Of The Supermarket And Stay Out Of The Middle

Shop the peripheries of the supermarket and stay out of the middle. Most supermarkets are laid out the same way. Processed food products dominate the center aisles of the store, while the cases of mostly fresh food (produce, meat, fish, dairy) line the walls, Keep to the edges of the store and you’ll be much […]

Tomatoes And Mozzarella

Tomatoes And Mozzarella

Make the most out of ripe summer tomatoes. Create delicious tomato, mozzarella, and basil salads for a fast and fresh summer side dish.

Homemade Whole Grain Pancake Mix

Homemade Whole Grain Pancake Mix

What on earth is sodium aluminum phosphate, anyway? When you make your own pancake mix you’ll know the ingredients that go into your mix.

Crumbles

Crumbles

When You Have Leftover Crumble Serve It For Breakfast With A Dollop Of Greek Yogurt.

In Season Stone Fruit

In Season Stone Fruit

Stone fruit is at its peak during the summer. Look for fruit without any bruises, cuts, or soft spots. Peaches bruise easily – hold in the palm of your hand to check ripeness instead of squeezing. Give a sniff. Ripe fruit has a fragrant scent that makes you want to take a bit. Ripen peaches […]