From South Beach to the Hamptons, weight programs that are geographically-inspired have become a growing trend, with the Sonoma Diet coming as no exception. Based on the Mediterranean way of life, the Sonoma Diet touts the many wonders of this world-renowned eating regimen that is constantly getting praise... Read More
Most people fear the task of making homemade candy because they hear stories of candy thermometers and high-heat, quick-preparation methods where one wrong move could cost you the recipe. We've put together some great low-fuss recipes that will be a hit in your candy jar!
Don't think that fancy decorated truffles are a candy shop exclusive. They're quite simple and fun to... Read More
In the age of the ever-changing diet regimen, it doesn't hurt to have a program that offers more than a dozen different weight-loss, nutrition and fitness plans personalized to your wants and needs.
Tacos are a staple of Mexican food. Those of us who love to eat Mexican food regularly include tacos in our weekly menus. Sometimes it is nice to keep concept and vary the theme so that every taco night isn't exactly the same. These twists on taco night will keep you and your dining companions interested and hungry for more.
Navajo Fry Bread Recipe
(Adapted from MelindaLee.com)
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If you haven't cooked pork tenderloin in a while, you are missing a real treat. When cooked correctly, pork tenderloins are moist and tasty. Tenderloins also cook relatively quickly and are lower in fat than many other pork meat cuts. In fact, according to the National Pork Board, cooked pork tenderloin contains slightly less fat than a piece of cooked skinless chicken of the same weight.
Cooking Pork... Read More
Everyone loves donuts. Whether you prefer these sweet treats first thing in the morning with a cup of coffee, as a late night snack, or anytime in between, you can make your favorite donuts right in your own kitchen.
Quick and Easy Cinnamon Sugar Donuts
Sometimes, the best recipes are the easiest and while you can make your own donut dough (we'll show you how a little later), there's... Read More
It's possible to cook for a party -- or last-miute guests -- without spending all day prepping your food. These low-maintenance yet decadent appetizers can be prepped the day before, so you'll just have a few last-minute additions, and voila , ready to go! These appetizers speak for themselves, and believe it; the conversation won't lag.
Garlic Toasts with Red Pepper Aioli
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If you just can't resist rich desserts, know that you are not alone. Everyone craves a sweet treat every now and then but whether you are looking to lose a few pounds, keep a fantastic figure, or can't eat sugar for medical reasons, searching for a delicious sugar-free dessert can seem impossible (or expensive).
Don't despair! If you like your desserts fresh and enjoy being in your kitchen, you can whip... Read More
You can serve chicken wings hot or cold, for a meal, or for snacks. They're great as appetizers at parties, or when you're just looking for a tasty midnight snack. Try these four easy recipes:
Baked Chicken Wings 1/2 c. margarine, melted 1 t. Dijon mustard 3 c. multi-grain flaked cereal 16-18 chicken wings, broken into two pieces 1/2 c. grated Parmesan cheese 4 t. finely chopped parsley ... Read More
On a rainy Saturday night, few things are as satisfying as ordering in from your local Chinese restaurant. Having a warm fragrant bag of your favorite Chinese treats delivered to your door is a huge convenience and a feast for the senses. These days, not everyone can afford the luxury of ordering Chinese food; at least, not as often as they used to. Take-out food is usually one of the first luxuries to get the axe when the family budget... Read More