Sosaties
May-June 2015

Sosaties

Sosaties This popular South African kebab is commonly served at braais, or barbecues. Meat seasoned in a spicy apricot-curry marinade is skewered with apricots and onions before being cooked on a hot grill. Although traditionally

Key Lime Mousse
May-June 2015

Key Lime Mousse

Key Lime Mousse This raw, vegan mousse is like a deconstructed Key lime pie. It’s made with fresh lime juice, avocados and banana and placed atop a raw crust of coconut, walnuts and dates. See

No Picture
May-June 2015

Apple-Cranberry Chutney Recipe

Apple-Cranberry Chutney Chutneys are typically hot, spicy, tangy or pungent palate-pleasing condiments that liven up any dish. Cinnamon adds a delightful flavor to this chutney, which works as an appetizer with crostini or pita chips

Spectacular Stone Fruits
May-June 2015

Spectacular Stone Fruits

Nothing says summer quite like the sweet, juicy flavors of stone fruits. Whether you prefer peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots or cherries — or any of their hybrids — act quickly: Unlike apples or pears, fresh

Grab Hold of Skewers
May-June 2015

Grab Hold of Skewers

While it may appear a bit "unrefined," eating food on a stick takes us back to a time when utensils didn't exist. Whether you call them skewers, brochettes or pinchos, cooking and serving a variety

Organic Goes Mainstream
May-June 2015

Organic Goes Mainstream

Until recently, shopping for organic foods required a special trip to a natural foods store or farmers market. As interest in organics grew, organic foods became widely available in conventional supermarkets, but premium prices meant

Healthmate (Version 2.5)
May-June 2015

Healthmate (Version 2.5)

Synopsis of the App Healthmate is a steps tracker and life coach by Withings, the international app maker and smart devices manufacturer. Platform and Price Free. Apple and Android RDN Score 4 out of 5

Replay (Version 2.7)
May-June 2015

Replay (Version 2.7)

Synopsis of the App Replay is a video editing app unlike others. This one sets prerecorded video and photo clips to music with style. Platform and Price Free: Apple RDN Score 4 out of 5

Menús Conscientes
May-June 2015

Menús Conscientes

Meant to be a practical guide to preparing everyday foods following the “dissociated diet,” this book follows four basic principles: Carbohydrates and protein cannot be eaten together; fruits and vegetables should be eaten as the

Bowl of oatmeal
Stone Soup

Carbohydrates 101

When trying to learn to eat healthier, knowing more about the basics of nutrition can be really helpful for guiding your choices in the grocery store. With so much nutrition information available online, it easily

Ginger-Prune Muffins
May-June 2015

Ginger-Prune Muffins

Ginger-Prune Muffins These tasty breakfast muffins are flavorful and filled with fiber from whole-wheat flour, oats, prunes, raisins and carrots. Baked with Greek yogurt and applesauce in place of oil or butter, they are lower

Velata Peeler
Kitchen Tools

Ceramic Peeler with Appeal

Product Reviewed Velata Ceramic Peeler? The Velata Ceramic Peeler behaves just as advertised, by “quickly peeling potatoes, carrots, apples and more.” The smooth, ergonomic handle has a nice feel and is made of a material

Silpat Baking Pan
Kitchen Tools

Dozens of Uses for This Baking Pan

Product Reviewed: Silpat Entremet I’ve already used the Silpat Entremet silicone baking pan for dozens of uses. I’ve roasted vegetables, baked my Earl Grey tea cookies, and made a mahogany butter crunch toffee in it.

Chinese Five-Spice Noodles
Stone Soup

Chinese Five-Spice Noodles

Chinese five-spice powder — a spice mixture used in, you guessed it, Chinese cooking — is a welcome addition to any stir-fry dish. However, not everything called "Chinese five-spice powder" is identical. One of the

Spicy Smackdown
Stone Soup

Spicy Smackdown

Love it or hate it, spicy food is trending in 2015. "Spice" does not have to equal spicy and when used correctly, can enhance the natural flavors of food without burning your mouth. Chili peppers

Thanks to My Preceptor
Stone Soup

Thanks to My Preceptor

April is National Preceptor Month! Preceptors make a difference in the lives of students who are learning to become registered dietitian nutritionists or dietetic technicians, registered by acting as mentors and training the dietetic professionals

Grillgrate
Kitchen Tools

Taking the Grill Test

Product Reviewed: GrillGrate Halftime at my parents’ annual Super Bowl party involves two things: critiques of the over-the-top musical performance and grilling. My dad, husband and uncles usually handle the latter while my mom and