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6 Creative New Ways to Enjoy Summer Fruits

Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger | Posted 06.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Sylvia E. Meléndez-Klinger

People with diabetes or who are concerned with sugar intake often think they should avoid fruit entirely. That's a big mistake! Fruit does contain natural sugar, but it also provides vital nutrients, antioxidants and fiber.

The Anti-Small Plate: 5 Chicago Dishes That Will Leave You Feeling Full

Lauren Shapiro Mandel | Posted 03.27.2013 | Chicago
Lauren Shapiro Mandel

The small plate has taken over Chicago. But sometimes, especially in these subzero temperatures, all you really want is a hefty plate of delicious food that belongs to you and only you. Sharing completely optional.

Creamy Mustard Roasted Red Snapper

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon


Grilled Ratatouille with Broccolini

Marilinda Hodgdon | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home
Marilinda Hodgdon

I decided to do something very different to make a ratatouille creation that is structurally beautiful, delicious, a bit more healthy in nutrients and fiber, and fast and easy to cook.

Rating the Rations: A Taste Test of Freeze-Dried Hiking Foods

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Avital Andrews

We recruited six young adults from Leadership Excellence, to blind taste an array of commercially produced freeze-dried fare. Our volunteers sampled 15 entrees and five desserts and scored them on a scale of 1 to 10.

Gluten, Dairy, Soy, Nut and Egg-Free Southwestern Black Bean Salad

Elizabeth Gordon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Gordon

This is a delicious and very easy recipe that serves as either a colorful, nutritious and fiber-dense main course for one or a zesty side for four.

Should Restaurants Stop Serving Entrees?

Andrew Knowlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Andrew Knowlton

The number one reason why so many people say appetizers taste better than entrées is the same reason why you should never go to the grocery store hungry.