Healthy Family: Chicken and dumplings, lightened version

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune December 31, 2013, 12:21 PM

Deep winter calls for comfort food, but let’s start the year with a lightened version.

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A lucky start with black-eyed peas and greens

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune December 24, 2013, 10:02 AM

Reach for the greens and black-eyed peas to get a traditional start to the new year.

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For a gluten-free pizza, try polenta for a crust

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune December 11, 2013, 03:33 PM

For a gluten-free pizza, try polenta for a crust.

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A ready-made meal for guests

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune December 04, 2013, 02:09 PM

When guests descend, a slow cooker filled with pulled pork comes to the rescue.

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Thanksgiving leftovers keep the party going

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune November 25, 2013, 02:23 PM

A bit of creativity can stretch those leftovers long after everyone tires of the flavors of Thanksgiving.

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Make kid-friendly butternut squash part of your fall menu

By Special to the Star Tribune November 14, 2013, 06:42 AM

A member of the winter squash family, butternut squash is a kid-friendly vegetable that is good for you and tastes...

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Healthy family: Turning picky eaters into salad lovers

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune November 06, 2013, 04:24 PM

With a little strategy, you can get your child to welcome more produce at the dinner table.

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Frozen food makeover with crispy fish sticks

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune October 30, 2013, 04:22 PM

Get the tastes you remember as a child, but with flavors an adult palate can appreciate.

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A paprika primer for today's cook

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune October 16, 2013, 03:16 PM

Think like a chef and dip into the paprika for flavor. Today the spice is thought of as an ingredient with impact, not simply as a colorful accessory.

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Healthy family: It's the great pumpkin pancake

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune October 09, 2013, 02:22 PM

Usher in the fall season with decadent-tasting pancakes, which take advantage of fresh spices and the love for everything pumpkin.

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Healthy family: Alabama white sauce offers surprise

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune October 02, 2013, 02:44 PM

Bring out the Alabama white sauce for a barbecue surprise that’s a real keeper.

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Healthy Family: Freezing helps capture the season

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune October 02, 2013, 02:44 PM

Don’t let all those ripe tomatoes go to waste; roasting them – and then freezing them – gives you a fresh taste any time of year.

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Healthy family: preserving summer flavors

By Special to the Star Tribune October 02, 2013, 01:06 PM

Take advantage of farmers’ bounty and freeze produce so you’ll have a taste of summer all winter long.

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Healthy family: A tasty Thai twist on turkey burgers

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune September 25, 2013, 03:40 PM

Packed with flavorful ingredients and garnishes, these burgers will make believers out of those who think a good burger needs to have beef.

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Beef kebabs offer that State Fair kind of dinner

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune September 04, 2013, 03:10 PM

Sometimes presentation is the game changer at dinnertime. Take a tip from the State Fair and put your meal on...

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Healthy Family: Let the vegetables shine

By Special to the Star Tribune August 21, 2013, 03:22 PM

For a quick meal, reach for the pita bread and toppings.

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Oven 'fry' that chicken for a family picnic

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune July 31, 2013, 03:14 PM

But make it healthier, with a modified version of the traditional fried favorite.

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Dip into succotash soup for a summer option

By Special to the Star Tribune July 31, 2013, 01:39 PM

The creamy soup is a great way to get vegetables in your kids – and you.

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Healthy family: Pork and peaches form a perfect partnership

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune July 17, 2013, 03:53 PM

Peaches and pork form one of those delicious sweet-savory summertime combos you’ll want to savor.

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Healthy family: Waste not with panzanella

By Meredith Deeds, Special to the Star Tribune July 10, 2013, 02:13 PM

Panzanella is the perfect way to use up leftovers while still making sure your family is eating well.

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