Living Well Blog

November 9, 2018
This pecan tart gets added tang from dried cherries. Instead of corn syrup, which is found in most pecan pie recipes, we’ve opted for maple syrup. If you can find it, choose dark amber or grade B, because it has the richest maple flavor. The crust, made with heart-healthy pecans and canola oil,… See more
November 9, 2018
Take advantage of convenient mini ("baby") carrots to make this simple but sophisticated classic French side dish. Prep time: 5 minutes | Total time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

    3 cups mini carrots, (1 pound)
    1/3 cup water
    1 tablespoon honey
    2 teaspoons… See more
November 9, 2018
In this recipe, Yukon Gold potatoes and sweet potatoes are roughly mashed together with leeks for a beautiful mottled white-and-orange take on mashed potatoes. The creme fraiche topping offers a tangy counterpoint. Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients

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November 9, 2018
This scrumptious sweet potato casserole gets fabulous flavor from honey and freshly grated orange zest rather than the traditional stick of butter. To complete the healthy makeover we sprinkle a crunchy pecan streusel spiked with orange juice concentrate over the top. You can save the marshmallows… See more
November 9, 2018
Browning butter brings out a mellow nuttiness that complements the strong flavor of the sprouts. Browned butter can be an excellent flavor addition to any sauté. Prep time: 10 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

    1 tablespoon butter
    1 pound Brussels sprouts,… See more
November 9, 2018
This method produces all the good looks and moist flavor you dream of in a Thanksgiving turkey. Make sure you show this beauty off at the table before you carve it. Garnish your serving platter with fresh herb sprigs and citrus wedges.  Prep time: 30 minutes | Total time: 3 1/2 hours

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November 9, 2018
Make plenty of these mildly sweet and salty nuts—they are great to have on hand over the holidays. Prep time: 20 minutes | Total time: 20 minutes

 Ingredients

    1 pound pecan halves
    1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
    1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
    1… See more
November 9, 2018
Chinese five-spice powder is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seed, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns; it adds subtle flavor to these pistachios. Look for it in the spice section at the market or with other Asian ingredients. Omit the added salt if you use salted pistachios. Prep time: 5… See more
November 9, 2018
Roasting squash in the oven caramelizes its natural sugars. Here we serve acorn squash with a cider reduction that’s spiced with cinnamon and cloves. A touch of butter gives it a luxurious finish. Prep time: 15 minutes | Total time: 45 minutes

 Ingredients

    1 medium acorn squash (… See more
By Janet Tiberian
November 2, 2018
Have you seen the recent study on low-dose aspirins? It’s gotten a lot of media attention because it contradicts conventional wisdom that low-dose aspirin therapy helps prevent heart attacks.  For years, doctors have recommended daily low-dose aspirin therapy for patients with or at risk for… See more
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