Tag Archives: spices

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning

A dash of this, a pinch of that, another sprinkle, then a shake—if you’re seasoning taco meat, chances are you’ve emptied half your spice rack before the cooking even begins. Save yourself the countertop clutter – and a little extra time – with this ...
5 Heart Health Tips for Women

5 Heart Health Tips for Women

You have the power to profoundly affect your heart’s destiny. Heart disease doesn’t appear overnight; it is the end result of many years of heart-unhealthy choices. Let’s look at five ways that you can positively influence your heart and, ultimately, ...
Whole Wheat Apple-Walnut Muffins

Whole Wheat Apple-Walnut Muffins

You might think having a muffin for breakfast constitutes “cheating.” Counting calories or not, you’re probably right. With white flour, granulated sugar, milk and butter, muffins are not traditionally hailed for their nutritional qualities. What if ...
How to Turn Turmeric Into a Tasty Tea

How to Turn Turmeric Into a Tasty Tea

Turmeric, also known as Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that possesses a wide range of health benefits. It is a member of the ginger family and is used widely in Indian and Middle Eastern cuisine. You most likely know it if you enjoy curries. But b ...
Cozy Lentil-Vegetable Soup

Cozy Lentil-Vegetable Soup

Now that the holidays are over, you can take a step back and relax. You’ve made appetizers, side dishes, main courses and desserts for the masses (including your picky aunt, who questions every ingredient). You’re done. But you still need to eat. Mak ...
Spiced Amaranth Bread With Carrots & Pecans

Spiced Amaranth Bread With Carrots & Pecans

The weather outside is frightful, so why not dig into a delicious, warm slice of amaranth bread? Amaranth, an ancient grain packed with protein and fiber, brings a soft, nutty flavor to this wholesome loaf. Carrots add a unique sweetness that’s ...