Recipe: Jicama Chips

Have you tried jicama? It is a crunchy, white-fleshed root vegetable with the texture of an apple. Its mild flavor and texture make it a great alternative to tortilla chips.

Recipe: Fruit and Nut Wheat Berry Salad

Wheat berries impart a pleasant, chewy texture and nutty flavor. Best of all, they won’t turn into mush when mixed with a dressing or moist fruits or vegetables.

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How Much Cholesterol Comes From My Diet?

Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Registered dietitian Katherine Patton MEd, RD, CSSD, LD, answers this one about cholesterol.

Recipe: Winter Fruit Gratin

Dessert doesn’t always have to be cake, cookies or ice cream. Serve this warm baked fruit dish on a chilly evening as the satisfying, sweet end to a meal.

Recipe: Savory Sweet Potato Mousse

A mousse can be sweet or savory, like this lighter-than-air side dish. Make it ahead of time and reheat in the microwave. Bake the sweet potatoes in soufflé cups or in a gratin or casserole dish.

Recipe: Mediterranean Vegetable Soup

This hearty vegetable soup of zucchini, yellow squash and chickpeas will warm you up inside. Stewed tomatoes, vegetable broth and a dollop of yogurt make a tasty broth.

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Recipe: Oven Roasted Vegetables

The great part about this recipe is that you don’t have to do any special shopping for it! Simply take a look in your refrigerator vegetable drawer and roast whatever awaits you.

Recipe: Checkerboard Baked Beans

Baked beans can make a great side dish, but this recipe, which includes  low-fat kielbasa, makes for a hearty, filling dinner.