I love mushrooms because they are meaty and satisfying, yet an entire cup has just 15 tiny calories (and 2 grams of protein).
Made from soybeans, water and a coagulant, tofu is notably healthy — low in calories, devoid of saturated fat, and a great source of protein, calcium and iron.
My healthy chocolate-eating strategy has me leaning toward savory dishes because they need no sugar for me to appreciate the wonderful flavor of the cocoa.
My comfort food of choice this year? Fried udon noodles with red peppers and shrimp, all slathered in a spicy peanut sauce.
The happy truth is that these elegant and airy little egg cakes are pretty doggone resilient.
I started thinking about iconic cocktails and settled on the Bellini.
The genesis of onion soup is unclear, but some attribute the version we know today to a French king. Even in modern France, onion soup is slurped up by late-night revelers taking a break in the party to revitalize their bodies with warm oniony broth before continuing the fete into the morning hours.
To make the egg wrapper, you start with a bechamel (thickened milk) base leavened with beaten egg whites.