Everything but the Bagel Seasoning My relationship with this blend of white and black sesame seeds, sea salt, dried garlic and onions and poppy seeds can be summed up in one word: Obsessed! This seasoning popped up on several dietitians’ lists. Whether on top of eggs or avocado toast, as a seasoning for chicken, roasted potatoes or a hummus topping, it makes everything better. And while I like a good bagel every now and then, I mostly keep things light by sprinkling this seasoning on top of a flatbread whole grain cracker with a schmear of cream cheese and a slice of lox. It matches the flavor and satisfaction of a bagel without the extra carbs and calories. … [Read more...] about Healthy Trader Joe’s products nutritionists swear by
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Bulk it up: Make the burger larger — and more filling — by using a one-to-one ratio of lean ground beef to mushrooms. “This helps bulk up the burger’s size, and the mushrooms add a umami flavor,” says Toby Amidor, MS, RD, author of The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook. While 3 ounces of cooked 90-percent lean ground beef contains 196 calories, the same amount of Portobello mushrooms has just 25 calories. Load your burger up with plenty of water-filled veggies — think spinach, tomatoes, red onions and even broccoli slaw. … [Read more...] about 7 ways to eat bigger portions while keeping calories low
I realize that my "recipe" varies some each time, but which ingredient determines the outcome? My basic (pedestrian) "recipe" is 1 pound or so of 20-percent-fat ground beef, 1 pound or so of ground pork, 1 envelope of onion-soup mix, 2 or 3 eggs, and 1/2 cup ketchup (plus some bread crumbs so the mix is not visibly "wet"). Then bake the loaf to 160 degrees F. … [Read more...] about Got a kitchen question? You’ll relish these responses
Pick the lemongrass out of the rice and discard. Put the rice in a small bowl and press down until it is compacted. … [Read more...] about Nasi Lemak – what is the Malaysian dish and why is Google’s Doodle celebrating it?