Tuna is said to be bad for cats, but it also has toxins that affect humans, too. If eaten in large quantities, you could contract mercury poisoning or worse. But why subject yourself to that when you wouldn't even feed tuna to your kittens? Because it tastes good? Well, you can get that same great taste without any fish! Watch this recipe to learn how to make a tuna salad, full of vegetables and the secret ingredient— hijiki— a delicious fresh-from-the-sea flavor sold in dried black strips.
Does the mere mention of broccoli elicit "ews" from your kids? Then try stirring broccoli into a flavorful dish that your kids can enjoy without feeling like they're being forced to eat their vegetables.
Most of what prevents us from cooking our own (healthy) food is simply that we have to drag our butts off of our chair, get in the car, and drive to the store with ingredients list in hand and tired expression on face.
There's nothing more refreshing than biting into a scintillating Jerk chicken salad marinated with a hot and spicy sauce of black pepper, scallions, orange juice, and...rum? That's right, rum will add the perfect zing of flavor to this salad.
In this video, we learn how to make a molded tomato aspic salad with crab and couscous. You will first take 2 c tomato juice and pour into a saucepan over medium heat. Next, take 1 c of tomato juice, and add in 2 packets of unflavored gelatin inside. Sprinkle this over your tomato juice so it softens, then pour this mixture into the hot tomato juice and stir until it's dissolved. Next, add finely chopped carrots, green peppers, and cucumbers to the mix. Stir this, then place into small molds ...
Broccoli doesn't have to be your kid's death sentence. In fact, with the right tweaks, you can actually get your child to ENJOY eating this cruciferous green vegetable, and we really do mean that. When it comes to veggies, flavoring is key.
Salads are our favorite meat to throw into a salad. Infinitely more healthy than red meat or pork and tender and delicious, they also take to marinades well and really help to spice up a dish.
If you're like us, you're not the biggest fan of papaya. Sweet but very pungent, papayas are an acquired taste for some and either loved or hated by others. But this recipe for a Thai salad made with green papaya may just change your mind about the oderiferous food altogether.
If you've ever tried to make cole slaw at home, you know there are two ways you can go about it: Stay at home and tarry away at the leaves of the cabbage yourself to get everything into tiny ribbon-like pieces.
In this segment of Semi-Homemade Cooking with Sandra Lee, you'll learn how to make an arugula salad with pears and gorgonzola cheese. This combination incorporates both sweetness (the pears) and saltiness (the cheese) for a low-calorie taste explosion.
Summer is a prime time for cooking outdoors on the grill with fresh meat and vegetables. So the next time you're itching to fire up the grill, consider making the succulent recipe presented in this video.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make avocado chicken salad. First, pour in your tuna in the mixing bowl, then add in avocado, celery, onion, Greek yogurt, and your chicken. After you have mixed all of this together and it's well combined, place into the fridge to cool off. When this is finished cooling off, you can use this in a number of different recipes. You can place it on lettuce for a salad, or you can also use it on whole grain bread. Another popular way to use this is a dip wit whol...
The thing that makes tabouli "tabouli" is cracked wheat, and this salad isn't quite that. It's more of a metaphor for tabouli because the grate cauliflower resembles the grain (for those on a raw food diet). It's a stretch, so let's just call this salad a raw cauliflower and chopped kale leaves salad.
If your salad isn't making you full, then you're probably making it the wrong way. Most people think there's really nothing more to a salad than iceburg lettuce, tomatoes, carrots, and some ranch dressing, but using only these ingredients won't give you enough protein or fiber to fill you up.
Skip the conventional salad of lettuce and pick up the broccoli florets! broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables, packed full of water, and taste great as the main ingredient to its own salad. Try it out… it's a little sweet, too!
So many people hate salad because they have the wrong conception of it. Most believe that salad is nothing more than a few pieces of lettuce, maybe some cabbage, and a few grape tomatoes. But a salad like this - your basic side salad at fast food restaurants - does absolutely no justice to all the delicious salads out there.
Did you know that people living in the Mediterranean, just off the coast of Italy, have been proven to have the longest life spans in the world? Centenareans abound in this region, and not because it's a blessed or special niche of longevity. Rather, it has everything to do with the Mediterranean diet.
Want to know what the perfect summer salad is? Let's just say it involved mouthwatering watermelon. And feta cheese! Check out this video recipe for a watermelon and feta salad.
This authentic green papaya salad is made in a North Thailand way that is sure to keep you coming back for more! No only will you learn this magnificent recipe, but you'll learn how to make sure you have the perfect papaya from the grocery shop, which can be a bit tricky.
Eating the same old lunch everyday can be boring and lead to you hating whatever it is you eat. In this next tutorial, you'll discover how to make a tasty salad with bacon and poached egg. This is tasty lunch treat that can be topped with balsamic vinegar and can be made as a lunch when you're home. So check out the tutorial and good luck!
Grilled Zucchini Ribbon Salad-Food Network Grilling vegetable is by far one of the healthiest ways to eat them. Grilling certainly beats throwing them in a vat of lard (we're looking at you, Paula Deen) or chucking them in a bread batter to make zucchini tempura (yummy, but not so good for your six pack).
In this tutorial, we learn how to make raw sauerkraut. First, peel away the first two or three layers, then cut it up in different size chunks and place into a juicer. When finished, press down leaves onto the bowl to get the water out completely. now, place baby raisins and press on top of the cabbage leaves. Now, place a cloth on top and let sit for 5-7 days in a cool and dry spot. Make sure to keep flies away while this is sitting. When finished, you will have sauerkraut that you made and ...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a healthy, delicious salad with couscous. This salad is packed with fresh vegetables and loaded with tuna for a nice, salty taste. Chickpeas and olives top off this fantastic side dish or small lunch. Enjoy it any time of the year, but it works great in the summertime! Yum!
In this video, learn how to make a delicious baby spinach salad topped with fried broccoli and cauliflower. This Italian favorite is presented to you by the Food Network's Giada De Laurentiis and is as easy to make as it is delicious. Enjoy this outstanding salad today!
In this clip, learn how to make a tasty salad that is great for your diet! This filling and healthy dish works for anyone and will please young, old, vegetarians, meat eaters, dieters and hungry folks alike. Let Betty show you her favorite summer creation with this tutorial.
In this tutorial, learn how to make an entirely unique salad with Betty. This loaded baked potato salad is warm and delicious and makes a perfect addition to any gathering or picnic. Enjoy!
In this clip, learn how to make an absolutely delicious salad using two of Betty's favorites: mung bean sprouts and fresh raspberry vinaigrette dressing. This salad is power-packed and contains a ton of protein, vitamins and minerals and is practically calorie free! If you are watching what you eat or just looking for something fresh and healthy for summer, give this recipe a shot. Enjoy!
Looking to make a Bibb lettuce and radish salad with a warm bacon dressing? With the right ingredients and proper technique, it's easier than you'd think! So easy, in fact, that this free video cooking lesson can present a complete overview of the cooking process in about a minute and a half. For more information, including the full recipe, and to get started making your own Bibb salad, watch this video guide.
In this video, Jennifer DiDonato shows us how to make healthy tuna salad and veggie dip. To begin, drain a can of your favorite tuna and place it into a bowl. Then, add in 2 tbsp fat free cream cheese, 1 tbsp mustard, dash of dill weed, salt, pepper, and your choice of diced veggies, and mix everything together until well combined. A half cup of this only contains 145 calories and has tons of nutritional value to it. It has a lot of protein so it will fill you up easily, without having to eat...
The number of Korean people that still make kimchi (or Kim Chee) from scratch is dwindling, but no store bought brand will ever taste as great as homemade. In this tutorial, take a trip to New York and visit Yu Um Chon, a great grandmother who has made kimchi over 10,000 times for her family. She will show you exactly how to make this tasty salad and offer you a few tips she has developed over the years (like adding a bit of artificial sweetener to make the salad less slimy). Follow along wit...
In this tutorial, learn how to make a totally authentic Italian caesar salad from scratch. This is a pretty complicated salad that involves a lot of cooking, ingredients and steps but it is totally worth it. Try this delicious healthy lunch today. Yum!
A taco salad from a restaurant can pack more calories than a Big Mac and a Whopper combined! In this clip, nutritionist and Food Channel hostess Ellie Krieger will show you how to cut the fat and calories in half at home. This salad is super easy to make and is full of flavor and nutrition. Try this salad for your lunch today! Yum!
In this clip, learn how to make the classic American picnic salad, potato! Paula Deen will show you her own personal recipe and how to put it together for a fantastic treat. Make this Southern specialty for your next summer get together.
In this tutorial, learn how to make a deliciously refreshing fruit salad for the summer time. This salad involves a ton of fruit and is topped with a fantastic poppy seed, lime and honey dressing. This dish is perfect for desserts, summer snacks or for taking to a party or picnic. Enjoy!
In this tutorial, Anuja and Hetal of Show Me the Curry will show you how to build a fantastic lunch. This cous cous salad is good for you and low in calories but will still fill you up and give you enough energy for the day. The cous cous is packed with veggies, too!
Potato salad is the perfect summertime party dish. And it's pretty easy to make. You can make it for a small group or large party fest, but one thing's for sure… you'll be the hit of the bash. Even be the guest of the hour at your next picnic or pot luck with this delicious potato salad.
Need something to bring to the BBQ or picnic but short on time? No worries! In this tutorial, learn how to whip up a tasty and basic potato salad in a minute flat. This will make a great addition to any get together and you can pull it together in no time at all.
Salad is a common side dish that goes well with any meal. It not only provides needed greens to the body, but can be made in a variety of different fashions. So, in this tutorial, you'll find out how to make a great chopped salad for you and your family to enjoy. It's easy to make and will go well with anything. Enjoy!
This recipe for corn, avocado and tomato salad is an ideal salad to serve in the summer at your next barbecue. It offers a lighter alternative to the piles of meat without leaving people pining for something hearty and filling. The corn and avocado are plenty filling and the tomato adds a great zest to the dish.
Sometimes an ordinary coleslaw just doesn't do it, so that's when you try out different ethnic recipes. And this Asian spin on slaw is sure to be added to your list of favorites, from the dressing to the actual salad mix. Check out the recipe for this delicious Asian coleslaw with peanut dressing.