Cooking with the Moms
On today's show, we're adding a healthy, kid-friendly twist to comfort food. Comfort food can be notoriously high in fat, calories and sodium and somewhat lacking in the good nutrition department. The result: All those stick-to-your-ribs bites end up sticking to your waistline. Our two recipes – Chicken & Broccoli Casserole with Crunchy Almond Topping and Slow Cooked Barbecue Beef are easy to make and are guaranteed to appeal to your entire family.
Direct download: moms-2009-02-25.mp3
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Seafood isn't exactly the number-one food kids clamor for, so on today's show we share tips for getting your entire family hooked for life! Seafood – salmon, shrimp, tilapia, catfish – is a great source of high-quality protein, rich in heart-healthy omega-3 fats and contains nutrients that promote good health. Our two recipes, Almond-Crusted Tilapia and Shells with Shrimp & Edamame are sure to appeal to your kids, even if they're picky!
Direct download: moms-2009-02-18.mp3
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On this week's show, we let our hair down with two dessert recipes that feature one of our favorite foods: chocolate! Chocolate is one of those foods that says, "I love you." (It's too bad Brussels sprouts and broccoli don't elicit that same warm & fuzzy feeling). To show all the special people in your life how much you love them, try our Chocolaty Coconut Party Torte and our Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries – two recipes with some surprising and healthy ingredients.
Direct download: moms-2009-02-11.mp3
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In today's show, we turn the dinner hour into the dinner minutes. Recently, we discovered the amazing ease, health benefits, and convenience of cooking in a pressure cooker (not the one your grandmother used but the modern-day style that won’t explode!). To help busy families get nutritious meals on the table quickly, we have two recipes: Butternut Squash Risotto, bursting with great flavor and immune-boosting vitamin A, and Shane's Fabulous Lentil Soup, a kid-friendly recipe we got from pressure cooker guru, Jill Nussinow (AKA The Veggie Queen).
Direct download: moms-2009-02-04.mp3
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