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KOREAN TOFU WITH SPICY KOREAN KETCHUP

Try this super easy, Korean vegetarian side dish – Korean tofu with spicy Korean ketchup! This pan fried tofu is lightly coated with spicy Korean ketchup. And, yes, it tastes as it sounds. It has lightly crispy texture outside with the usual soft tofu texture inside. It is then covered with sweet, spicy and lightly […]

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16 Must Try Korean Foods

1. Samgyeopsal (삼겹살) – Korean Barbecue Let’s start with one of the most well-known meals in Korea, samgyepsal (also called Korean barbecue). Patrons will order either pork or beef and immediately be served enough side dishes to fill your table. You’ll man the grill and cook the meat to your liking. When ready, grab a lettuce leaf, […]

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Cherry Blossom Cake

The magic trick of cake decorating was revealed to me 16 years ago when I attended a week long class at the Wilton School of Cake Decorating and Confectionery Art outside of Chicago. Anyone who loves cake and piping icing knows the Wilton name and reaches for their products to get the job done. I was beyond […]

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45 Easy Easter Desserts

So you decided to host Easter at your house this year. But as time is ticking, you realize you are not fully prepared. Figuring out the Easter egg hunt, decorations and meals have taken most of your time and you forgot one very important element – Easter dessert! No need to worry. We have compiled 45 of the […]

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CANDY CORN RICE KRISPY TREATS

These adorable marshmallow treats will make everyone shriek – with delight. PrintCandy Corn Rice Krispy Treats Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1 slice (about ¾ cup) Ingredients 1 cup marshmallow fluff 3 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tsp. vanilla extract 6 cups crispy rice cereal 4 drops yellow food coloring, divided 3 drops red food coloring Instructions In a […]

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17 Tempting Peanut Butter Cookies You’ll Go Nuts Over!

Since I can’t get over Peanut Butter Cookies this week, (or anytime, if we’re really being completely honest!) — I’m exploiting a fierce round-up of all kinds of delectable peanut butter cookies from healthy to outrageous to everything-in-between!  Sooo…Do you like yours with chocolate chips, candies, criss-crosses or biting into crunchy, nutty, soft, chewy or […]

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GRILLED MEXICAN ZUCCHINI BOATS

These grilled Mexican zucchini boats, inspired by the flavors of Mexican street corn, are the perfect side dish for summer grilling! Hallowed out zucchini halves are rubbed with a flavorful mix of spices, grilled, then fill with creamy cotija before finishing off with a splash of lime! I made these grilled Mexican zucchini boats for […]

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EASY NO-KNEAD FOCACCIA WITH ROASTED GARLIC AND DRIED TOMATOES

Back in 2014 when I started this blog, I was at a transition phase, both professionally, and with my relationship with food. Prior to that, my beliefs about food and eating were very much informed by the traditional, weight-centric model of nutrition I had been taught in school. I thought of food as good and […]

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A practical guide to the Mediterranean diet

The Mediterranean diet has received much attention as a healthy way to eat, and with good reason. The Mediterranean diet has been shown to reduce risk of heart disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes, certain cancers, depression, and in older adults, a decreased risk of frailty, along with better mental and physical function. In January, US News and […]

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2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: We Want to Hear from You

Interested in being part of our process as we develop the 2020-2025 Dietary Guidelines for Americans(DGA)? Start today at DietaryGuidelines.gov. Coinciding with the beginning of National Nutrition Month®, we are excited to announce, along with our partners at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), a new step early in the process to develop the 2020-2025DGA. For […]