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Busy Mom Seeks...Help

Ellie takes Beth — a mom, a full-time labor and delivery nurse, and a grad student — under her wing. Ellie helps Beth rein in her take-out habit with three easy make-ahead recipes that stock her fridge with a week of tasty meals. Recipes: Blueberry-chia overnight oats; Turkey-stuffed pizza pockets; Cajun shrimp in foil. 3 Ingredient Recipe: Red wine salad dressing.

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2020-05-19T00:00:00-07:00

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One Basket, One Week, Zero Waste

How to buy a week's worth of vegetables, bring out their best, and end up with no waste. Ellie shops a mix of tender and heartier vegetables, showing how to store and prep them as the week progresses. Recipe: 3- Ingredient grilled corn with lime and basil — Tender green salad with strawberries, cucumber and basil — Cod with kale and chorizo in broth — Savory carrot-cashew soup.

  • 2019-12-08T00:30:00-08:00
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Great Grains

Intrigued by all those exotic grains that have popped up on your grocer's shelves, but don't know where to start? Ellie gets granular with grains, including many that offer refreshing alternatives to people with allergies. Recipes include Breakfast grain bowl with quinoa, steel cut oats and chia - Sorghum salad with cucumber, cilantro and cumin - 3-Ingredient popcorn with parsley and parmesan - Chickpea and farro stew.

  • 2019-12-15T00:30:00-08:00
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Desserts with Benefits

On the menu, desserts with a one-two punch — they satisfy your sweet tooth and deliver significant health benefits at the same time. Recipe: Honey yogurt tart with graham cracker crust, Blackberry sage ice pops, 3-Ingredient chocolate almond bark with cherries.

  • 2019-12-22T00:30:00-08:00
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Keeping It Real

Ellie demonstrates how to create great flavor and color with whole ingredients when you're cooking at home... and how to identify added colors, flavors and preservatives in prepared foods. Recipe: - Grilled chicken with cherry bourbon BBQ sauce - Yogurt ranch with kaleidoscope crudite - 3-Ingredient maple vinaigrette - Vanilla cupcakes with pink cream cheese frosting.

  • 2019-12-29T00:30:00-08:00
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Veggie Love

Want to turn a veggie loather into a veggie lover? Ellie reveals some tantalizingly simple ways to reform veggie haters, in the kitchen and beyond. Recipes include Broccoli pesto pizza, Sloppy Joes and Raw Brussel slaw.

  • 2020-01-05T00:30:00-08:00
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