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EatingWell: 7 of the Healthiest Foods You Should Be Eating But Aren't. By Matthew Thompson, Associate Food Editor for EatingWell Magazine When it comes to choosing what to eat, I like to get a lot of nutritional bang for my buck, so to speak. The best deals? “Superfoods” that are far more plentiful in nutrients than they are in calories and that research has shown deliver health benefits. You’re probably already eating a lot of everyday superfoods -- like bananas, eggs and broccoli -- and maybe even some exotic ones. (Acai, anyone?) Snickerdoodle Muffins. Snickerdoodle Muffins I have been obsessed with Pinterest lately!

Snickerdoodle Muffins

Pinning this and that all while trying not to drool all over my computer. Back to Basics ~ tips and techniques to create a great loaf in 5 minutes a day. Note that there is an updated version of this post, click here to view.

Back to Basics ~ tips and techniques to create a great loaf in 5 minutes a day.

Recently we have seen lots of new readers on the website who are asking wonderful questions about how to perfect their loaves. First I’d like to say welcome to the site and thank you for trying the bread. As I bake through the basic Master recipe from ABin5 I will try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions and also introduce you to a few new pieces of equipment I’ve recently started to use that make the whole experience just a little easier.

The goal is to create a large batch of dough that stores in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. That’s why our method saves you so much time– all the mixing and prep is divided over four one-pound loaves. Master Recipe from The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery That Revolutionizes Home Baking: 3 cups lukewarm water (you can use cold water, but it will take the dough longer to rise. *If you use cake yeast you will need 1.3 ounces. Manly tips for bachelor living. Baked Egg Boat recipe. Breakfast is my favorite meal.

Baked Egg Boat recipe

I like to drink iced coffee and watch the cream climb its way down the chunky ice cubes in a dazy before the caffeine hits. I like to order bacon with whatever I’m eating. I like eating potatoes with ketchup. I like eggs over easy, and fluffy scrambled eggs. I pretty much like everything there is to like about breakfast. Baked Egg BoatsMakes 4 Ingredients: 4 demi sourdough baguettes 5 eggs 1/3 cup heavy cream 4 ounces pancetta, finely chopped and fried until crisp 3 ounces gruyere cheese, grated 2 green onions, thinly slicedsalt and pepper to tasteDirections: 1.

The Bread Maiden. Microwave Potato Chips — Really! I like to think of myself as a glass-half-full kind of gal.

Microwave Potato Chips — Really!

I tend to have a sunny demeanor. I try to accentuate the positive even in the most grave of situations. And I’m optimistic that one can do anything one sets one’s mind to — or at the very least get darn close to it. But when I stumbled upon a recipe early last year in Eating Well magazine for making potato chips in the microwave, I balked. I was a disbeliever. I was wrong. As part of the Reheat Anything Generation, I knew full well from experience that foods heated or cooked in the microwave most often turned out soft and limp, not crunchy. So how could thinly sliced potatoes end up crackling crisp? They not only do, but they also possess a purity of flavor — of real, fresh potatoes. Plus, there’s no heating up a vat of oil or turning on a hot oven to make these. The recipe calls for cutting up the potatoes into 1/8-inch slices. Toss with olive oil, and salt. I’m still a glass-half-full gal.

Microwave Potato Chips 1/2 teaspoon salt. Food Pyramid Submissions. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip It’s time for a little confession.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip

I realize this may get me shunned (especially in my hometown of Pittsburgh!) , but….I don’t like football. I don’t like to watch it, I never liked playing football with my friends, I don’t even like playing catch with a football. If there was one thing Mike could change about me, I’m pretty sure this would be it. I saw this recipe on Jessica’s blog and made it the very next day.