Michelle Edelbaum's Blog (Page 4)

May 25, 2011 - 12:28pm

It’s almost the weekend and I’m already thinking about dessert—specifically brownies.

Don’t Miss: Fast Brownie Bites & 22 More Easy Cookie, Bar and Brownie Recipes

Yes, I could make brownies from a box (we’ve all done it, I know there’s nothing to be ashamed of.) But when I’m cooking for friends, I like to bring something homemade to the table, maybe on the healthier side, and definitely something people will love.

More Dessert Ideas: Amazing Homemade Cupcakes—Chocolate Cherry and More

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March 30, 2011 - 4:30pm
By Michelle Edelbaum in EatingWell Blogs

With the weekend on the way (and maple sugaring season in full swing here in Vermont) I'm definintely going to be making some pancakes and waffles this weekend. EatingWell's Healthy Pancakes are a great basic recipe, but some of the pancakes with more pizzaz (Like Blueberry Ricotta) are a fun weekend treat. And our house waffles recipe, EatingWell Waffles, from our EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Book, are just as good as the butter-filled kind and I feel so much better about eating them.

Check out a bunch of healthy, low-cal pancake and waffle recipes here for inspiration...


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February 18, 2011 - 3:21pm
By Michelle Edelbaum in EatingWell Blogs

I'm in love with sardines. I'm a recent convert. One reason is that they're packed with omega-3 fats, which I'm obsessed with getting into my 2-year-old son because they're good for your brain (nerd alert!) The other is that I found I couldn't get enough of this Lemon-Garlic Sardine Fettuccine recipe when they were making it in the EatingWell Test Kitchen. My friend and co-worker Hilary Meyer developed the recipe, which has the most incredible garlicky breadcrumbs on top- it seriously makes the meal! Luckily for me, my son loves it too (we eat it on the nights when Dad isn't home for dinner since I haven't converted him yet).

What about you? Do you love sardines or hate them? Would you...

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February 7, 2011 - 4:16pm
By Michelle Edelbaum in EatingWell Blogs

I've been following celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's efforts to improve school lunches since before I wrote about his TV show "Jamie's Food Revolution" in the September/October 2010 issue of EatingWell Magazine. He'd encountered resistance the first time around, but now, his new effort to improve LA school lunches has taken a more serious turn of events. The Los Angeles Times reported that Oliver was banned from filming his ABC series "Jamie's Food Revolution" in LA schools because he failed to submit a proposal about his plans to officials. The district pulled filming because it was concerned by how it might be portrayed on the show....

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January 14, 2011 - 12:15pm

I don’t know about you, but bananas are a staple in my house. In fact, it’s the first thing my son asks for every day when he wakes up. (It would be wrong to leave a bunch in his crib, right?) I can’t imagine what would happen if we had no bananas, which are one of the best fruit sources of potassium (a nutrient associated with healthy blood pressure) and boast good doses of vitamin C, cell-building B6 and fiber.

Recipes to Try: The Best Way to Store Bananas & More Helpful...

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