May-June 2015

Sosaties

April 28, 2015 Cordialis Msora-Kasago

Sosaties This popular South African kebab is commonly served at braais, or barbecues. Meat seasoned in a spicy apricot-curry marinade is skewered with apricots and onions before being cooked on a hot grill. Although traditionally

May-June 2015

Key Lime Mousse

April 28, 2015 Alexandra Caspero

Key Lime Mousse This raw, vegan mousse is like a deconstructed Key lime pie. It’s made with fresh lime juice, avocados and banana and placed atop a raw crust of coconut, walnuts and dates. See

May-June 2015

Cinnamon Elevates Sweet and Savory Fare

April 28, 2015 Madhu Gadia

Cinnamon is among the most distinct of spices. When its sweet aroma wafts through the house, you know something tasty is cooking. Cinnamon is the dried inner bark of a tropical evergreen tree. Once cut

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May-June 2015

Apple-Cranberry Chutney Recipe

April 28, 2015 Madhu Gadia

Apple-Cranberry Chutney Chutneys are typically hot, spicy, tangy or pungent palate-pleasing condiments that liven up any dish. Cinnamon adds a delightful flavor to this chutney, which works as an appetizer with crostini or pita chips

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May-June 2015

Pickled Grapes Recipe

April 28, 2015 Alexandra Caspero

Pickled Grapes These slightly sweet and sour grapes (flavored with cinnamon) are good on their own or enjoyed as part of a cheese plate, on salads or in a cocktail. Developed by Alexandra Caspero, MA,

May-June 2015

Spectacular Stone Fruits

April 28, 2015 Kerry Neville

Nothing says summer quite like the sweet, juicy flavors of stone fruits. Whether you prefer peaches, plums, nectarines, apricots or cherries — or any of their hybrids — act quickly: Unlike apples or pears, fresh

May-June 2015

Grab Hold of Skewers

April 28, 2015 Christy Wilson

While it may appear a bit "unrefined," eating food on a stick takes us back to a time when utensils didn't exist. Whether you call them skewers, brochettes or pinchos, cooking and serving a variety

May-June 2015

Edible Flowers: A Nourishing Nosegay

April 28, 2015 Meagen Sassman

Fresh flowers can brighten a day, a room — and even a plate! While they may seem intrinsically ornamental, edible flowers can be budget-friendly, convenient and healthy additions to any home cook's repertoire. Flowers have

May-June 2015

Organic Goes Mainstream

April 28, 2015 Diane Quagliani

Until recently, shopping for organic foods required a special trip to a natural foods store or farmers market. As interest in organics grew, organic foods became widely available in conventional supermarkets, but premium prices meant

May-June 2015

Urban Orchards from the Ground Up

April 28, 2015 Erin Sund

When Victoria M. Getty, MEd, RD, heard a proposal for the development of an urban orchard in Bloomington, Ind., she jumped at the chance to get involved. As director of the didactic program in dietetics

May-June 2015

Is Fruit Juice Just Another Sugary Drink?

April 28, 2015 Kathleen Zelman

Some say sugar — including natural sugar found in 100-percent fruit juice — is behind the obesity epidemic, responsible for heart disease and causes cancer. Are concerns about sugar overshadowing fruit juice's positive contributions to

May-June 2015

Healthmate (Version 2.5)

April 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Healthmate is a steps tracker and life coach by Withings, the international app maker and smart devices manufacturer. Platform and Price Free. Apple and Android RDN Score 4 out of 5

May-June 2015

Workout Trainer (Version 4.3)

April 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App The Workout Trainer app by Skimble offers thousands of multimedia workouts available on demand direct from your phone, tablet or computer Platform and Price Free Apple. Android RDN Score 4 out

May-June 2015

Kitchen Wizard (Version 2.1)

April 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Kitchen Wizard recommends recipes based on what’s in your kitchen at any given time. Platform and Price Free. Apple. RDN Score 3 out of 5 Pros Initial interview starts with a

May-June 2015

Replay (Version 2.7)

April 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Replay is a video editing app unlike others. This one sets prerecorded video and photo clips to music with style. Platform and Price Free: Apple RDN Score 4 out of 5

May-June 2015

Two Grand (Version 2.1.8)

April 28, 2015 Marisa Moore

Synopsis of the App Two Grand is designed to help track your food intake in less than 3 minutes per day. The app encourages weight loss hopefuls to follow community members who have already met