Michelle Edelbaum's Blog (Page 2)

March 30, 2012 - 9:44am

I love spring food but I love spring weather even more, which means I want to eat a fresh, healthy meal fast so I can get out for a walk after dinner before the sun sets.

More Recipes to Try: 20-Minute 5-Ingredient Dinner Recipes
5-Ingredient Chicken Dinners
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To streamline my dinnertime routine, I combed EatingWell’s recipe database to find these healthy 5-ingredient dinners using fresh, spring ingredients to help me eat well...

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March 28, 2012 - 11:45am

When it comes to spring desserts, light and fruity takes the cake (or makes the best cake!). And the best part of EatingWell’s recipes is that they’re super-tasty yet healthier versions of the desserts you love and crave. Looking for new recipes to try? I combed EatingWell’s Pinterest boards for the most repinned spring desserts to see which stood out from the pack. Here are some of EatingWell’s most stunning and delicious spring cakes.

Banana Cream Layer Cake (pictured above)
In this cake we layer delicate banana-buttermilk cake with a fluffy Bavarian-style cream that's made low-...

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March 22, 2012 - 11:12am

I’m loving this early spring weather! Since it’s still light when I get home from work, I want to go outside—not spend my evening in the kitchen making dinner. So I haven’t put away my slow cooker, since crock pot recipes that practically cook dinner themselves are my answer to having it all.

Here are 5 of my favorite healthy crock pot recipes from the EatingWell Test Kitchen:

Greek Chicken & Vegetable Ragout: This recipe is filled with so many tastes of spring: new potatoes, artichokes, dill. Plus it uses one of my favorite cuts—chicken thighs—which stay moist and succulent during slow cooking.
Get the Recipe: Greek Chicken & Vegetable Ragout & More Crock Pot Recipes Packed with...

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March 12, 2012 - 9:42am

Are you feeling inspired by spring recipes and foods? Join EatingWell on for the chance to receive an "EatingWell In Season." cookbook.

Pinterest is a popular online pinboard where people share images of beautiful foods and much more. We love using it to share and save recipes we love and find new favorites to try.  We want to see what’s inspiring you too! Join EatingWell on by pinning photos of spring recipes and other spring images that inspire you for the chance to receive a copy of our cookbook "EatingWell In Season."

Here’s how to get started:

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January 6, 2012 - 11:55am
By Michelle Edelbaum in EatingWell Blogs

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