Wendy Ruopp http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/951/all en Staff Picks from the March/April Issue of EatingWell http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_picks_from_the_marchapril_issue_of_eatingwell <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_picks_from_the_marchapril_issue_of_eatingwell" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/AP8730_Perretti.JPG" alt="Staff Picks from the March/April Issue of EatingWell Blog Post" title="Staff Picks from the March/April Issue of EatingWell Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><P>We’ve put together another delicious issue of EatingWell magazine—our March/April 2014 issue is packed with 46 new recipes that use the best ingredients of early spring. Take, for example, our cover models: colorful radishes. Who knew radishes could be so versatile? You can roast them, slice them thin for <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/radish_tea_sandwiches_creamy_dill_spread.html">gorgeous tea sandwiches</a> (pictured) and blend them into a creamy soup. There’s a feature story on grass-fed beef that includes recipes by meat master Bruce Aidells that you won’t want to miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/rib_eye_steaks_piquillo_pepper_sauce.html">Rib-Eye Steaks with Piquillo Pepper Sauce</a>!</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_picks_from_the_marchapril_issue_of_eatingwell#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dessert Dinner Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Vegetarian What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:35:57 +0000 jbrandt802 281894 at http://www.eatingwell.com Test http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/test <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/test" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/" alt="Test Blog Post" title="Test Blog Post" border="0" /></a></div> <div><p>We’ve put together another delicious issue of EatingWell magazine—our March/April 2014 issue is packed with 46 new recipes that use the best ingredients of early spring. Take, for example, our cover models: colorful radishes. Who knew radishes could be so versatile? You can roast them, slice them thin for gorgeous tea sandwiches (pictured) and blend them into a creamy soup.</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/test#comments Wendy Ruopp Wed, 05 Mar 2014 16:23:33 +0000 jbrandt802 281893 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8553_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Blog Post" title="The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>OK, I admit, football makes no sense to me. Yet that doesn’t stop me from enjoying the whole Super Bowl extravaganza. No matter who’s playing, I’ll be watching. And eating. That’s half the fun, right? </p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/what_is_the_healthiest_super_bowl_food">What Is the Healthiest Super Bowl Food?</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Entertaining Family meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:44:43 +0000 Stefan_20 281222 at http://www.eatingwell.com Staff Favorites from the New January Issue of EatingWell http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_from_the_new_january_issue_of_eatingwell <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_from_the_new_january_issue_of_eatingwell" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SD8670_Westphalen.JPG" alt="Staff Favorites from the New January Issue of EatingWell Blog Post" title="Staff Favorites from the New January Issue of EatingWell Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When you look the new January/February issue of EatingWell magazine, there are a couple things you’ll notice right away. First of all: 2014? Already? Then you’ll focus on the gorgeous photo of colorful cauliflower. If you think to yourself, “I love cauliflower—wish I had some new delicious recipes for it,” we can help. Here are some staff-favorite recipes from the issue. </p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/recipes_from_the_januaryfebruary_2014_issue_of_eatingwell">Recipes from the January/February 2014 Issue of EatingWell</a> </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_from_the_new_january_issue_of_eatingwell#comments Food Blog Breakfast Budget meals Dessert Dinner Family meals Wendy Ruopp Vegetarian Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 02 Jan 2014 18:18:28 +0000 Stefan_20 280801 at http://www.eatingwell.com Restaurant-Worthy Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken in 35 Minutes http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/restaurant_worthy_prosciutto_wrapped_chicken_in_35_minutes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/restaurant_worthy_prosciutto_wrapped_chicken_in_35_minutes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8559_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="Restaurant-Worthy Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken in 35 Minutes Blog Post" title="Restaurant-Worthy Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken in 35 Minutes Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Cooking this recipe for Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Mushroom Marsala Sauce does the travel-in-your-kitchen trick of making it feel like you’re having dinner in an Italian bistro. The Marsala is part of the spell, of course—treat yourself to a little bottle of the fortified wine next time you’re at the liquor store so you have it on hand to turn up the sophistication on savory sauces. The prosciutto is key, too—just a ½-ounce strip of thinly sliced cured ham wrapped around a nice boneless chicken thigh makes all the difference in boosting flavor and savoriness.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/restaurant_worthy_prosciutto_wrapped_chicken_in_35_minutes#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Entertaining Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:56:12 +0000 Stefan_20 279920 at http://www.eatingwell.com Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8557_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home Blog Post" title="Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Remember when your furniture was mostly plastic crates in different configurations and you ate ramen at least once a day? If you never thought you’d touch ramen again, this recipe for Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen will change your mind. It takes a little longer than pouring boiling water on the contents of a plastic pouch—but not much. It tastes a whole lot better than that packaged stuff and it’s healthier too!</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/collections/quick_healthy_soup_recipes"> More Quick Healthy Soups</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:30:27 +0000 Stefan_20 279918 at http://www.eatingwell.com One Easy Recipe Equals One Instant Party http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_easy_recipe_equals_one_instant_party <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_easy_recipe_equals_one_instant_party" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/AP8546_Ardito_2.JPG" alt="One Easy Recipe Equals One Instant Party Blog Post" title="One Easy Recipe Equals One Instant Party Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>There’s something about this Smoked Salmon Platter that takes me back to the cocktail parties my parents used to throw in the ’70s. In a good way. My mom wore a hostess gown and my sisters and I would take everyone’s drink orders for my dad to make. There would be little delicious things to sneak from the trays and olives to wear on our fingers—and a platter of cured or smoked salmon, sprinkled with capers and surrounded by pretty bowls of toppings so people could make their own hors d’oeuvres.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/one_easy_recipe_equals_one_instant_party#comments Food Blog Entertaining Holidays Wendy Ruopp Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:26:32 +0000 Stefan_20 279916 at http://www.eatingwell.com Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8590A_Scrivani_1.jpg" alt="Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever Blog Post" title="Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>The <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/eatingwell_magazine/current_issue/novdec_2013_table_of_contents" target="new">December issue of EatingWell</a> features some truly spectacular recipes for cranberries—and this Cranberry-Lime Cheesecake is the jewel of the collection. It is as delicious as it is beautiful: creamy, light and luscious, with a tang of lime and a sweet-tart crimson-red topping of cranberries briefly simmered with a little sugar and more lime juice. What makes it EatingWell? A graham cracker crust that needs no butter and a filling made with reduced-fat cream cheese and part-skim ricotta cheese, blended smooth.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever#comments Food Blog Dessert Entertaining Holidays Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Thanksgiving What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:04:02 +0000 Stefan_20 279915 at http://www.eatingwell.com Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MB8562_Ardito.JPG" alt="Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! Blog Post" title="Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen started talking about the &ldquo;flautas&rdquo; they were making, I admit I needed a translation. But when I tasted Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos, I knew just what they were: deliciously crispy rolled-up little tacos filled with beef&mdash;and a healthy surprise.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:25:42 +0000 Nifer 279789 at http://www.eatingwell.com Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8590A_Scrivani.jpg" alt="Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine Blog Post" title="Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Our double issue for November and December is an easy one to love: it&rsquo;s stuffed with gorgeous photos of fabulous food and it arrives just when you start thinking about cooking for all the season&rsquo;s celebrations. Everyone who works at <em>EatingWell</em> found recipes they wanted to make at home after getting to taste them at work&mdash;and they were happy to tell me about their <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/recipes_from_the_november_december_2013_issue_of_eatingwell"><strong>favorites</strong></a>.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dessert Dinner Entertaining Family meals Holidays Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:33:43 +0000 Nifer 279736 at http://www.eatingwell.com An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS6213.JPG" alt="An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas Blog Post" title="An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Smooth, creamy and custardy, a flan is a delectable dessert to enjoy at the end of a special meal, especially Thanksgiving or Christmas. But just looking at that photo with the irresistible baked-sugar glaze on top, I assumed flan would be tricky to make at home—until I tried this healthy recipe for Flan de Queso. (That’s translated as Caramel Cream Cheese Custard, just so there’s no confusion). </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_recipes_for_cheesecake">Fabulous (&amp; Healthier) Cheesecake Recipes</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas#comments Food Blog Cooking tips Dessert Entertaining Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:59:48 +0000 Nifer 279735 at http://www.eatingwell.com General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8558_Ardito_4.JPG" alt="General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier Blog Post" title="General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>In the mood for Chinese tonight? Hold the phone! Takeout is tempting, but you can make a tastier, healthier dinner that will satisfy your craving and be ready as fast as it would take to find the restaurant menu, decide what everyone wants, order and wait.</p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/better_than_takeout_30_minute_low_calorie_dinner_recipes">24 More Better-Than-Chinese-Takeout Dinner Recipes</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:55:34 +0000 Nifer 279702 at http://www.eatingwell.com Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8505_Ardito_2.JPG" alt="Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream Blog Post" title="Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When it comes to food, &ldquo;creamy&rdquo; is such an enticing word, isn’t it? It promises deliciousness and conjures up satisfying comfort food. It also usually conjures up a heap of calories and fat—but not this recipe for <strong>Creamy Mustard Chicken</strong> developed by the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen. Without using any heavy cream, this recipe delivers on velvety goodness while being kind to your waistline. In fact, it’s even heart-healthy!</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Shop - Subscribe Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:32:39 +0000 Nifer 279701 at http://www.eatingwell.com Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SP8487_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat Blog Post" title="Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>A bowl of &ldquo;loaded&rdquo; baked potato soup on a restaurant menu is a load of temptation&mdash;you know you want it, but you also know where that &ldquo;load&rdquo; of cheese, bacon and sour cream topping is going to end up: on your hips. The cooks in the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen kept the tempting name when they created this Loaded Baked Potato Soup, but included just enough of the signature ingredients to give it the flavor you love without all the fat.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:27:46 +0000 Nifer 279579 at http://www.eatingwell.com Fast and Flavorful Texas-Style Steak Fajitas http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fast_and_flavorful_texas_style_steak_fajitas <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fast_and_flavorful_texas_style_steak_fajitas" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MB8515_Scrivani_0.JPG" alt="Fast and Flavorful Texas-Style Steak Fajitas Blog Post" title="Fast and Flavorful Texas-Style Steak Fajitas Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>My husband (lovingly) mocks me sometimes for being a wuss about spicy foods—no extra hot sauce for me, thanks. But these South Texas Steak Fajitas from EatingWell magazine are a hit for both of us. The marinade has all kinds of deliciously fresh ingredients, such as jalapeño peppers, onion, cilantro, beer and lime juice that give the steak layers of taste-bud-popping flavor. And this recipe is so convenient: you can marinate the meat the night before or in the morning.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/fast_and_flavorful_texas_style_steak_fajitas#comments Food Blog Dinner Entertaining Family meals Quick meals Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:52:08 +0000 Stefan_20 279516 at http://www.eatingwell.com