By Lari Robling - June 23rd, 2012
Making hummus should be simple; after all, it’s just mashing some chickpeas with a few other ingredients. We go to Zahav, to learn from the master of the chickpea, Chef Mike Solomonov. Turns out, it is simple if you know the tricks.
By Lari Robling - June 9th, 2012
Healthy NewsWorks is a non-profit organization teaching elementary school students how to put together a newspaper. In the process, students not only learn critical thinking and writing skills, but also healthy habits.
By Lari Robling - May 19th, 2012
There are ways to enjoy pasta without the guilt. Chef and cookbook author Aliza Green has some simple tips for easy and healthier pasta preparation.
By Lari Robling - April 28th, 2012
No, it’s not a reality TV show! At a South Philly Early Headstart program, fathers come together to learn nutritious ways in the kitchen — for themselves and their children.
By Lari Robling - March 30th, 2012
If your memories of a pressure cooker are grandma’s noisy, sputtering explosive cooker, there’s good news. Today’s pressure cookers are fool proof, cut cook time by about a third and make dried beans an easy as well as nutritious addition to your dishes.
By Lari Robling - March 23rd, 2012
Lori Tharps says ethnic foods are often healthier and more frugal than our traditional meat and potatoes fare.
By Therese Madden - March 17th, 2012
When this dinner bell rings, neighbors in one West Philadelphia community answer its call. The goal is to build a stronger community and ultimately, with all that healthy cooking, stronger individuals.
By Lari Robling - March 16th, 2012
A diagnosis of diabetes, type one or type two, doesn’t mean you are condemned to boring tasteless meals. British actor Robin Ellis (you might remember him from the BBC series Poldark) shares his experiences as a home cook and a diabetic in his book, “Delicious Dishes for Diabetics.”
By Therese Madden - March 9th, 2012
In the past eighteen months, Pat Imms has lost over 130 pounds. She did it with a change in attitude and a lot of swimming.