Carolyn Malcoun http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/804/all en The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/102299633_vinegars_Allen.jpg" alt="The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar Blog Post" title="The Surprising Health Benefits of Vinegar Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Vinegar’s not a magic elixir—but it may be able to help your waistline, cholesterol and more! Who knew?</p> <p>This may be an overshare, but I’ve been known to drink a slug of vinegar now and then. My 2-year-old daughter apparently picked up this trait: once when we were out for dinner, she took an unprompted sip of the vinegary brine from her bowl of pickles. (Good girl.) Little did I know that we were doing more than fulfilling a craving. We were also enjoying the health benefits of vinegar. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/the_surprising_health_benefits_of_vinegar#comments Health Blog Carolyn Malcoun Health Nutrition Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:54:09 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284472 at http://www.eatingwell.com Beyond the Beef Taco http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP6071.JPG" alt="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" title="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Some people have pasta night every week, but the one thing you’re guaranteed to find on my weekly menu is “Taco Night.” </p> <p>This is a throwback to childhood, as we had crunchy tacos—the kind that came in a box complete with the seasoning packet to doctor up ground beef, taco sauce and shells—almost every week. But now I don’t discriminate; I love them all: fish tacos, chicken tacos, steak tacos, vegetarian tacos, even easy egg tacos for breakfast! </p> <p>Are you ready to shake up your taco-night routine? Give one of these healthy taco recipes a try.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:52:59 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284431 at http://www.eatingwell.com Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV6858_1.JPG" alt="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" title="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When I’m desperate to make an easy dinner, my mantra is “Put an egg on it.” </p> <p>I can pretty much always find something in my fridge to cook or roast and top with scrambled, poached or fried eggs. They’re the ultimate budget-shopper’s protein (at less than 40 cents each), last longer than any cut of meat and can help you make the most of your miscellaneous fridge finds.</p> <p>Wilting greens? Sauté them with some sliced onion and finely chopped garlic and they become the perfect meal when topped with a poached egg. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:59:55 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284396 at http://www.eatingwell.com Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8293_Ardito.JPG" alt="Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver Blog Post" title="Why Turkey Sausage Is a Weeknight-Dinner Lifesaver Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I love sausage. More important, my 2-year-old daughter loves sausage, so if I can add it to something I’m cooking, there’s a good chance she’ll gobble it up. But we try to be mindful of what we eat, so I opt for turkey sausage. </p> <p>Why? Nutritionally speaking, it’s a leaner choice than pork sausage, with roughly half the calories and only one-fifth the saturated fat per serving. In terms of flavor, I think they’re almost equal: like pork, turkey sausage spices up every dish it meets with a savory blast. So I always keep healthy links of turkey sausage in my freezer. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/why_turkey_sausage_is_a_weeknight_dinner_lifesaver#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 14:41:54 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284393 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Healthiest Fall Vegetables You’re Not Eating http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/the_healthiest_fall_vegetables_youre_not_eating <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/the_healthiest_fall_vegetables_youre_not_eating" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/cabbage_assorted_Beisch_ma14_310.jpg" alt="The Healthiest Fall Vegetables You’re Not Eating Blog Post" title="The Healthiest Fall Vegetables You’re Not Eating Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I love fall vegetables. I can’t think of one that I don’t like to eat. But even a vegetable lover can still get into a cooking rut. Particularly when fall’s bounty of colorful squash, leafy greens and hearty roots arrives and summer’s easy-to-love heat-loving tomatoes and peppers are harder to come by at the farmers’ market. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/the_healthiest_fall_vegetables_youre_not_eating#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Eating green What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:30:21 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284213 at http://www.eatingwell.com Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8958_Ardito.JPG" alt="Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake Blog Post" title="Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I’m usually not much of a dessert person. In fact, I prefer a cheese course after dinner when I eat out. But if I see a good apple dessert on the menu, I may reconsider that choice. </p> <p>While I love apple cake and apple pie, my apple dessert of choice is Apple Bavarian Torte. My mom has been making this tasty creation for more than 40 years. Since I’m not a huge pumpkin pie fan, she usually makes it for me on Thanksgiving. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/3_secrets_to_the_best_pumpkin_pie">3 Secrets to the Best Pumpkin Pie</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dessert Entertaining Holidays Recipe Makeover Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:00:16 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284210 at http://www.eatingwell.com Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SP8999_Ardito.JPG" alt="Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders Blog Post" title="Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I have a thing for chowder. </p> <p>I am lucky that my mother-in-law lives year-round on Cape Cod: we visit there several times a year and I get to eat some of the best clam chowder—or as we say in some parts of New England, clam chowdah. (She’s in Massachusetts, after all.) In Maine, where I lived until recently, I consumed gallons of chowder in varying forms—clam chowder, corn chowder, seafood chowder, the list goes on.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Lunch Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:49:50 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284159 at http://www.eatingwell.com Fresh Ideas for Fall CSA Vegetables: Carrots, Kale and Beets http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fresh_ideas_for_fall_csa_vegetables_carrots_kale_and_beets <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fresh_ideas_for_fall_csa_vegetables_carrots_kale_and_beets" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/Fall-vegetables.jpg" alt="Fresh Ideas for Fall CSA Vegetables: Carrots, Kale and Beets Blog Post" title="Fresh Ideas for Fall CSA Vegetables: Carrots, Kale and Beets Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I thought I had it good with my CSA midsummer, but the first weeks of September are truly a vegetable-lover’s gold mine. </p> <p>Not only am I still getting perfect summer tomatoes, peppers and eggplant, but cooler-weather crops like beets and dark leafy greens are back in rotation too. Last week’s share added huge leaves of curly kale, Chioggia beets and some of the best carrots I’ve ever eaten to my larder.</p> <p>I’m almost overwhelmed with the amount of vegetables spilling out of my fridge—but in a good way.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fresh_ideas_for_fall_csa_vegetables_carrots_kale_and_beets#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Eating green Gardening Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 30 Sep 2014 17:42:30 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284116 at http://www.eatingwell.com Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BR8725_Norman_0.JPG" alt="Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go Blog Post" title="Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab and Go Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>No matter how hard I try to be organized, I’m always scrambling to get out the door in the morning. </p> <p>There are lunches to make, school supplies to organize, the question of “Do I need to defrost anything for dinner?” to answer. I’m lucky if I gulp down some coffee, let alone eat breakfast. But I know if I skip my morning meal, I’ll be “hangry” by 10 a.m. </p><p><strong>Don’t Miss: </strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/health_blog/breakfast_challenge_tip_1_kick_start_your_metabolism_with_breakfast">Kick-Start Your Metabolism with Breakfast</a></p> <p>To start the new school year off on the right foot, I’m trying something new. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Family meals Healthy kids Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:47:02 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284115 at http://www.eatingwell.com Zukes, Cukes and Corn, Oh My! How to Use Up and Save Seasonal Vegetables http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/zukes_cukes_and_corn_oh_my_how_to_use_up_and_save_seasonal_vegetables <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/zukes_cukes_and_corn_oh_my_how_to_use_up_and_save_seasonal_vegetables" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV5273_6.JPG" alt="Zukes, Cukes and Corn, Oh My! How to Use Up and Save Seasonal Vegetables Blog Post" title="Zukes, Cukes and Corn, Oh My! How to Use Up and Save Seasonal Vegetables Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>You may be done with summer veggies, but the days are still long and warm, so chances are good that your garden, CSA share or farmers’ market is still bursting with certain vegetables. </p> <p>Cucumbers, zucchini and corn were on my CSA pickup this week. Again. </p> <p>While I love cukes, zukes and corn, apparently after receiving them for several weeks in a row I’ve hit a culinary wall, since I still have stragglers in my fridge from as long as two weeks ago.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/zukes_cukes_and_corn_oh_my_how_to_use_up_and_save_seasonal_vegetables#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Gardening Vegetarian What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:18:55 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284071 at http://www.eatingwell.com Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP5258_1.jpg" alt="Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post" title="Rock the Rolls: Lettuce Wraps, Stuffed Cabbage and More Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>While you may not follow a Paleo or gluten-free diet, here’s a takeaway from both that will help get more veggies into your diet: use vegetables to wrap up your meal. </p> <p>Bread, wraps and tortillas may be the first things you think of to “contain” sandwiches, tacos and more, but lettuce, dark leafy greens and cabbage do the trick just as well. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: </strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/the_pros_and_cons_of_4_trendy_diets">The Pros and Cons of 4 Trendy Diets</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/rock_the_rolls_lettuce_wraps_stuffed_cabbage_and_more#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Eating green Family meals Good choices Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:10:31 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283867 at http://www.eatingwell.com Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS4057_0.jpg" alt="Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) Blog Post" title="Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I love pie, particularly ones bursting with summer fruit, but I rarely have the time to make one. That means pie is more of a special-occasion dessert—unless someone’s made it for me. But I found a dessert that satisfies my craving for pie with a lot less fuss: a luscious fruit crisp topped with nutty streusel.</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/6_tips_for_perfect_summer_pies">6 Tips for Perfect Summer Pies</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dessert Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:26:00 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283861 at http://www.eatingwell.com Easy Ways to Jazz Up Plain-Jane Ice Cream http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/easy_ways_to_jazz_up_plain_jane_ice_cream <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/easy_ways_to_jazz_up_plain_jane_ice_cream" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DF6616.JPG" alt="Easy Ways to Jazz Up Plain-Jane Ice Cream Blog Post" title="Easy Ways to Jazz Up Plain-Jane Ice Cream Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When it comes to ice cream, I’m what you might call a “goodie miner”—I dig out all of the chunks of yumminess and eat them first—so the more “stuff” in my ice cream, the better. Since I often feel that ice cream makers don’t add quite as many treats as I’d like, I’ve been known to take it upon myself to get the right ratio at home. I just buy some plain light ice cream, let it soften up for a few minutes, then stir in my own combination of nuts, fruit, chocolate or whatever suits my fancy that day.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/easy_ways_to_jazz_up_plain_jane_ice_cream#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dessert Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 06 Aug 2014 13:41:33 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283623 at http://www.eatingwell.com Sensational Do-at-Home Sangria http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/sensational_do_at_home_sangria <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/sensational_do_at_home_sangria" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/23484_Ardito_310.jpg" alt="Sensational Do-at-Home Sangria Blog Post" title="Sensational Do-at-Home Sangria Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>While I always have a decent selection of craft beers and a few bottles of wine in my fridge for the times when friends drop by for an impromptu summertime shindig, I’ve decided to make this The Summer of Sangria. </p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/5_party_wines_for_10_or_less">5 Summer Party Wines for $10 or Less</a> </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/sensational_do_at_home_sangria#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Entertaining Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:12:38 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283414 at http://www.eatingwell.com Delicious Summer Dinners on a Budget http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/delicious_summer_dinners_on_a_budget <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/delicious_summer_dinners_on_a_budget" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/budget blog.jpg" alt="Delicious Summer Dinners on a Budget Blog Post" title="Delicious Summer Dinners on a Budget Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I <em>love</em> summer. There’s just so much going on. Summer concerts in the park. Hikes and bike rides. Barbecues with friends. Trips to the ice cream stand. </p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/4_secrets_to_the_best_homemade_ice_cream_without_the_heavy_cream">Secrets to the Best Homemade Ice Cream (Without the Heavy Cream)</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/delicious_summer_dinners_on_a_budget#comments Food Blog Budget meals Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:45:03 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283409 at http://www.eatingwell.com