<![CDATA[Eating for Life News, Recipes & Reviews | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/ en-us Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:46 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 17 Jun 2014 13:15:46 CDT Eating for Life 60 Brazilian salpicão is a colorful and healthy alternative to chicken salad http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article25757005.html#storylink=rss Brightened with raisins and lime juice, salpicão is a colorful and sassy Brazilian chicken salad perfect for summer. The add-ons also can get pretty creative, including canned corn, peas, pineapple and even shoestring potatoes, stirred in just before serving to remain crisp.

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Tue, 30 Jun 2015 03:00:00 CDT

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Roasted Pear Crumble is a sweet source of nutrition http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article17564735.html#storylink=rss Pears are delicious and nutritious. They’re also one of the leading fruit sources of dietary fiber, with most of the nutrition locked in the peel. The Star’s Roasted Pear Crumble leaves the peel on the fruit because it contains the largest amount of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients and dietary fiber.

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Tue, 07 Apr 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Brussels sprouts lighten up for spring in slaw recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article14562536.html#storylink=rss Although slaw is most typically made from cabbage, just about any sturdy vegetable that can be torn, shaved or sliced into a culinary confetti will work. The key to Brussels Sprouts Slaw With Walnuts and Pomegranate is to shave the finest shreds possible.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2015 07:00:00 CDT

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Easy Cioppino is a traditional San Francisco seafood stew http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article11011088.html#storylink=rss Eating for Life’s Easy Cioppino traces its origins to Italian-American fishermen. Seafood — fish and shrimp in this case — swim in a rich, flavorful tomato broth. Some chefs add garlic, celery and onion. Our recipe adds zucchini, then garnishes the stew with spinach instead of parsley for a bump in nutrition.

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 06:00:00 CST

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Roasted cauliflower wins this popularity contest http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article9615629.html#storylink=rss When the curdlike florets in Chow Town’s Southwestern Roasted Cauliflower received a dusting of chile powder, coriander and cumin followed by a drizzle of fresh-squeezed lime juice while still piping hot from the oven, we just couldn’t stop eating them.

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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 06:00:00 CST

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Tangy Sesame-Coated Pork Chops recipe offers a tasty way to get more sesame into your diet http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article7770060.html#storylink=rss Look for sesame seeds in the American diet and you’re most likely to find them as an edible decoration sprinkled on a hamburger bun. But the tiny ivory-colored seed may actually be one of the oldest condiments and one of the most nutritious seeds known to man.

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Butternut squash and pasta are a sweet and savory pairing http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article5449038.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Pasta With Herbs and Butternut Squash offers a creamy and delicious way to enjoy butternut squash served with whole-grain pasta. Butternut squash is a good source of fiber, potassium and magnesium, as well as an excellent source of vitamins A and D. It’s naturally sweet, and you can substitute it for any recipe that calls for pumpkin.

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Tue, 06 Jan 2015 06:00:00 CST

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Quinoa meets Greek yogurt in this healthy breakfast parfait http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article4765509.html#storylink=rss Trend trackers have been watching both quinoa and Greek yogurt steadily rise in the American diet. The Star’s Quinoa Breakfast Parfait layers quinoa, a rather bland but fluffy and filling grain, with tangy Greek yogurt to create an early morning eye-opener. Both quinoa and Greek yogurt are wholesome, natural and packed with protein.

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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST

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Deconstructed sweet potato dish keeps the flavor, avoids the excess http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article4126363.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Sweet Potato Napoleons deconstructs the classic ’30s-era dish, returning the casserole ingredients to savory stardom without the drippy excess. Slices of sweet potato are caramelized in the oven, then the rounds are stacked with gooey mini-marshmallows within and heated again.

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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 06:00:00 CST

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Savor this squash all winter with Stuffed Pumpkin recipe http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article3404514.html#storylink=rss These days nutrition experts are so pumped up about pumpkin they’re urging Americans to feast on the squash throughout the winter months. The Star’s recipe for Stuffed Pumpkin uses the squash as an edible bowl perfect for entertaining. The pumpkin can be cut into wedges and eaten along with the bread stuffing.

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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Salad in a jar? An easy, portable, healthy option http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article2532090.html#storylink=rss Mason jar recipes are having a moment and Eating for Life’s recipe for Mediterranean Mason Jar Salad capitalizes on it. The layered salad is the perfect make-ahead meal, but by pouring the dressing into the bottom of the jar, the romaine stays crisp.

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Tue, 07 Oct 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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No need to shed a tear with these Guilt-Free Onion Rings http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article2201569.html#storylink=rss There’s no need to cry just at the thought of indulging in a batch of The Star’s Guilt-Free Onion Rings. The trick to this recipe: We swap the egg yolk and a seasoned flour mixture for a lighter breading of egg whites and crushed cornflakes. Then the onion rings are baked instead of deep-fat fried.

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Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Tomatoes pair perfectly with grilled steak http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article1906639.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Grilled Steak and Tomatoes is a swan song to the waning days of summer. It’s also a simple grilled meal with that packs a lot of nutrition. Tomatoes are loaded with the antioxidant lycopene. Beef is packed with protein and is high in iron and vitamin B-12. It’s and is the perfect backdrop for the succulence and slight acidity of tomatoes.

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Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Dip into dukkah, a nutty condiment http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article1323551.html#storylink=rss Dukkah, a Middle Eastern blend of toasted nuts, sesame seeds and spices. The crunchy condiment served on olive oil-dipped flatbread is especially popular in Egypt, where nearly every family has developed its their own signature version to suit its their personal tastes. Now it is making waves in the United States as a healthy and crunchy addition to a variety of foods.

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Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Citrus-Glazed Turkey cooks up quickly on the grill http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article1245952.html#storylink=rss Summer is the perfect time to try newer cuts of turkey on the grill. This recipe features lean cutlets kept moist with a spicy pineapple-orange sauce.

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Tue, 19 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Shredded beets add nutrition and color to summer salad http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article1190714.html#storylink=rss Beets contain plenty of fiber, folate and potassium. Betacyanin, the pigment that gives beets their vivid magenta color, is also a cancer-fighting compound. Try this Beet Salad With Pistachios and Feta for a tasty and healthy dish.

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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Add kimchi to give tacos an Asian twist http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article856304.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Korean-Style Grilled Beef and Vegetables on Crisp Tortillas uses ready-made kimchi available in the refrigerator section of some supermarket produce sections. Using low-sodium soy sauce further reduces the amount of sodium in this recipe.

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Tue, 05 Aug 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Asian Caesar salad gets a nutritionally superior twist http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article722976.html#storylink=rss Take a little license with Caesar salad, and you have a nutritionally superior classic with an Asian twist. We lighten the dressing, pile on more veggies and substitute baked wontons for croutons.

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Tue, 15 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Baby bok choy packs lots of nutrition into few calories http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article681417.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Baby Bok Choy With Roasted Peanuts has a mild, sweet crunch and a silky texture. The recipe is also low in calories and is +a+ rich source of vitamins A and C, as well as calcium and folate.

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Tue, 08 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Raspberry sorbet with fresh blackberries is flavorful and low in fat http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article647863.html#storylink=rss The Star’s Raspberry Sorbet With Fresh Blackberries is an antioxidant-rich recipe loaded with folate, fiber and phytochemicals that may help improve memory and reduce the risk for developing heart disease and cancer. Top with a sprig of mint and you have a restaurant-quality dessert or palate cleanser.

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Tue, 01 Jul 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Extra-lean pork goes on roll with Spinach- and Basil-Stuffed Tenderloin http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article560658/Extra-lean-pork-goes-on-roll-with-Spinach--and-Basil-Stuffed-Tenderloin.html#storylink=rss Pork tenderloin is as lean as chicken breast — and sometimes just as bland. The trick is to gussy up these extra-lean cuts. The Star’s recipe for Spinach- and Basil-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin rolls up fresh spinach and basil and pairs it with canned tomatoes for ease of preparation.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:00:00 CDT

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Salad pairs carrots with mango and pineapple to deliver vitamins and crunch http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article399551/Salad-pairs-carrots-with-mango-and-pineapple-to-deliver-vitamins-and-crunch.html#storylink=rss contains illegal HTML markup:

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Tue, 27 May 2014 07:00:00 CDT

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Tuna Pan Bagnat is a picnic treat that offers good nutrition on the go http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article356228/Tuna-Pan-Bagnat-is-a-picnic-treat-that-offers-good-nutrition-on-the-go.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 13 May 2014 16:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article356228/Tuna-Pan-Bagnat-is-a-picnic-treat-that-offers-good-nutrition-on-the-go.html Rhubarb is an odd but nutritional ingredient in this barbecue sauce http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article350432/Rhubarb-is-an-odd-but-nutritional-ingredient-in-this-barbecue-sauce.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 06 May 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article350432/Rhubarb-is-an-odd-but-nutritional-ingredient-in-this-barbecue-sauce.html Medley of veggies and zesty spread kick open-faced sandwich up a notch http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article345056/Medley-of-veggies-and-zesty-spread-kick-open-faced-sandwich-up-a-notch.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article345056/Medley-of-veggies-and-zesty-spread-kick-open-faced-sandwich-up-a-notch.html Miso glaze puts a new twist on fish http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article344478/Miso-glaze-puts-a-new-twist-on-fish.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 07 Apr 2014 17:34:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article344478/Miso-glaze-puts-a-new-twist-on-fish.html Herb-Marinated Shrimp and Grilled Vegetable Basmati Rice http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article343756/Herb-Marinated-Shrimp-and-Grilled-Vegetable-Basmati-Rice.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 00:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article343756/Herb-Marinated-Shrimp-and-Grilled-Vegetable-Basmati-Rice.html Eating for Life | Chicken Pot Pie Soup http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article343140/Eating-for-Life--Chicken-Pot-Pie-Soup.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 25 Mar 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article343140/Eating-for-Life--Chicken-Pot-Pie-Soup.html Open-Faced Turkey Bruschetta Burgers cut out the calories http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article341859/Open-Faced-Turkey-Bruschetta-Burgers-cut-out-the-calories.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 13:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article341859/Open-Faced-Turkey-Bruschetta-Burgers-cut-out-the-calories.html Show your love with a healthier version of Cream Puffs http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article339364/Show-your-love-with-a-healthier-version-of-Cream-Puffs.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 13:00:00 CST http://www.kansascity.com/living/food-drink/eating-for-life/article339364/Show-your-love-with-a-healthier-version-of-Cream-Puffs.html