Tag Archives: cooking

Calm the chaos with healthy after school snacks

As York County students get back on the school bus this week, I’m sure many parents are enjoying the quiet that has settled over the house. Just listen to the nothing for a moment. OK. Done? I’m not a parent … Continue reading

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John Wright Restaurant’s chef Jim Switzenberg to lead discussion at Gluten Intolerance Group meeting

The local branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group will host a discussion led by John Wright Restaurant‘s own Jim Switzenberg. The 6 p.m. Aug. 19 meeting at York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St. in York Township will … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Cauliflower rice

Please enable Javascript to watch this video It’s tough to cut back on carbs when they are in so many of your favorite dishes. One easy substitute for rice is cauliflower. By running the florets through a food processor, you … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Grilled salmon

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Home cooks have been going wild for salmon the past few years, mostly for its ease of preparation and because it’s loaded with nutrients. One serving of salmon packs Omega 3 fatty acids, … Continue reading

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Find healthy ways to grill your favorite foods

By Amanda Nossel : Family Nurse Practitioner It’s summertime, and the smoky smell from neighborhood barbecues surrounds us! While this scent may make your mouth water, it’s also important to keep some safety tips in mind when you get ready to grill. Use a … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Fresh guacamole

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fresh guacamole is a healthy, simple dish to make for your own little fiesta. With just a few quick pulses of the food processor, fresh ingredients can be turned into a creamy, crunchy … Continue reading

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Satisfying Mexican-inspired meal for 500 calories

I’ve flopped back and forth on tracking my calories. The one time I was consistent with it, about a year ago, I lost a few pounds to fit into one of my favorite dresses for a friend’s wedding. But after … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 5, featuring massive mushrooms and sweet corn

So, here’s the bounty of our CSA half-share from Miller Plant Farm for this week: And here’s the catch: That’s not even half of it. Jeff traded in our head of lettuce for another portion of portobellos, so we have … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Cauliflower couscous, plus blueberry-basil hand pies and cucumber G&T

It was my turn to come up with most of the recipes for this week’s CSA from Miller Plant Farm, which means I found a lot of inspiration from the Internet. (Jeff, on the other hand, tends to make up his … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Sweet and spicy shrimp and pineapple skewers

Please enable Javascript to watch this video Fire up your Fourth of July grill and throw on some healthy skewers. These lightly marinated shrimp and pineapple treats will leave your belly full without weighing you down while you lounge by … Continue reading

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