If you’re like many of us, this time of year brings on a passion for pumpkin. Part nostalgia, part fad, the craze for pumpkin just seems to grow every year. But instead of buying a processed food — which may or may not have real pumpkin as an ingredient — why not try to create your own seasonal treat at home?
Start your day off right with this delicious breakfast that won’t leave you hungry mid-morning. Whole grains are high in fiber, high in protein, aid in digestion, and help you feel full.
Pumpkin is good for your heart, eyesight, immune system and more. Learn six ways – plus some favorite Cleveland Clinic recipes – to add more pumpkin to your diet.
Like the taste of salsa but want to have it with something more substantial than chips? Try mixing it in with these great grains as a side dish. The tomatoes in the salsa are a great source of vitamin C and beta carotene.
Looking for a quick party dish? Vegetable pinwheels are sure to be a crowd pleaser. When you make them lighter and healthier with whole grain tortillas and low-fat cream cheese.
As summer comes to a close, get the most of corn before autumn rolls in. Try this refreshing corn salad complete with red peppers and shallots.
Here’s how to prepare a fish rub with fresh, simple ingredients to prevent unhealthy charring during grilling.
Serve up this Mexican asparagus dip with vegetables such as cucumber, red peppers, celery or carrots instead of chips for fabulous flavor.
Watch this video to see how Chef Jim Perko makes an easy and delicious grilled vegetable rice. You can make it with a variety of vegetables, sliced very small, as well as olive oil, herbs, lemon zest and whole grain rice.
This savory Thai vegetarian dish offers a flavorful, healthy dinner or lunch option. Serve over a whole grain, such as brown rice or couscous, for extra fiber and vitamins.