Take one thing off your plate with this meal plan featuring tons of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and lean protein—with a healthy sweet treat included. This meal plan is ideal for people trying to lose weight. You might need more calories than this. Ask your health care team for a caloric goal that's right for you.
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When it comes to visiting Napa Valley the only possible "problem"—if you could call it that—is there's so much ground to cover, and never enough time. Well, it's as if the Napa Valley Wine Train said, "Oh, about that—yeah, we've got you covered."
Making Pizza With a Pizza Stone and Pizza Peel: One way to ensure a really great pizza crust is to use a wood-burning oven that reaches a temperature of at least 600°F, a feature most home kitchens lack. Fortunately, you can transform your regular oven into a pizza oven by baking directly on a hot pizza stone.
Pictured recipe: EatingWell's Pepperoni Pizza
Once you master the technique of making a simple, folded omelet you will be able to whip up a healthy, satisfying meal in minutes. Here are the basics:
Use 2 eggs to make an omelet for one serving, 4 eggs to make an omelet for two. Never make an omelet with more than 5 eggs. If you are serving four people, make two omelets back to back. They’re that fast.
You’ll need a heavy 7- to 10-inch nonstick or well-seasoned skillet with low, sloping sides and a comfortable sturdy handle that won’t get hot and a small flexible spatula, preferably a heat-resistant rubber spatula.
Modern pressure cookers have multiple built-in safety features that make it impossible for too much pressure to build up in the cooker, eliminating the old risk of the lid blowing off. But it is still important to pay attention to certain details.
These simple preparations will help you enjoy this luscious fruit all season long.
For a tropical drink: Puree pineapple, low-fat milk, a splash of coconut milk and a handful of ice cubes in a blender until smooth. Add rum if desired.
To Cut a Fresh Pineapple:
1. Cut off the top and bottom of the pineapple with a sharp knife, making a stable flat base.
Some habits can be tough to break. When it comes to cooking, you may have some bad habits that you’re not even aware of. Some may be keeping your meal just short of reaching perfection while others may actually be hazardous to your health. Below are 10 common bad cooking habits that you should break: