Food & Nutrition

5 Throw-Together Meals for When You’re Busy, Stressed, or Too Damn Tired

Although plenty of charlatans may try to convince you that the only way to eat healthfully is to cook everything from scratch and avoid all processed foods (except, often, the supplements and powders they’re selling), the truth is that having some processed and preprepared ingredients on hand actually makes it easier to nourish yourself properly. […]

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Chickpea-Quinoa Salad With Cucumber, Apple, and Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 3 Servings Ingredients 1cup uncooked quinoa 1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained ½ large English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced (about 1½ cups of slices) 1 large Honeycrisp apple […]

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Air Fryer Chickpea Kale Salad with Raisins and Tahini Dressing

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 15.5-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, and dried on paper towels 1tablespoon olive oil Salt and pepper, to taste 6cups chopped kale 1tablespoon olive oil 2tablespoons tahini 1tablespoon […]

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Chopped Broccoli, Pesto, and Mozzarella Sandwich

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1cup frozen broccoli florets 2–3tablespoons pesto (you can make your own, or buy the fresh stuff they sell at the deli counter) 1 6-inch piece of baguette (toasted if […]

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Skillet Chicken Thigh, Carrots, and Potatoes With Sriracha Aioli

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1 bone-in, skin-on chicken thigh 2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped into ½-inch pieces (about 1 cup) 4 small red bliss potatoes, cut in ½-inch pieces ½tablespoon olive […]

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Grown-Up Cheese and Tomato Quesadilla

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1teaspoon olive oil 1 10-inch whole wheat tortilla ¼cup shredded Parmesan ½ a small beefsteak tomato cut into 4 thin slices 3 sundried tomatoes in oil, thinly sliced […]

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5 Dinners You Can Make With Frozen Vegetables

Although healthy eating is nuanced and I’m not one to recommend strict food rules or guidelines, it’s no secret that vegetables are pretty good for you. They contain tons of different vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals (bioactive compounds in plant foods) that can help reduce your risk of disease and improve your overall health. They’re also loaded with […]

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Butternut Squash and Pea Mac and Cheese

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 6 to 8 Servings Ingredients 1 12-oz. bag frozen butternut squash cubes 1cup whole milk 1cup shredded Parmesan 1 ½cups shredded cheddar 4cups elbow macaroni 1 ½cups frozen peas 2tablespoons unsalted […]

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Sesame Vegetable Fried Rice With Baked Tofu

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Ingredients 1 16-oz. package extra-firm tofu, pressed with a tofu press ½cup soy sauce, divided 2tablespoons sesame oil, divided 3tablespoons canola oil, divided, plus more for oiling sheet pan 1 12-oz. bag frozen […]

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Spaghetti With Bacon and Broccoli-Parmesan Cream Sauce

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 16-oz. bag frozen broccoli florets 1cup whole milk ½cup chicken stock 1 ½ cups shredded Parmesan (plus more for garnish) 8ounces uncooked spaghetti 6 slices of bacon, […]

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Whole Wheat Dumpling-Topped Chicken Pot Pie

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 8 Servings Soup 1 2-lb. rotisserie chicken 2tablespoons canola oil 4cups frozen mixed vegetables (like peas, corn, carrots, and green beans) 1tablespoon onion powder 1tablespoon garlic powder ½cup whole wheat flour […]

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Blueberry-Oatmeal Muffin Mug Cake

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 3tablespoons all-purpose flour 2tablespoons plain instant oatmeal ¼teaspoon baking powder 2tablespoons milk 1tablespoon maple syrup 10 blueberries Directions In a large (at least 12-oz.) wide-bottomed mug, stir together […]

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Yogurt Parfait With Chopped Strawberries, Crumbled Graham Cracker, Honey, and Sesame Seeds

Chelsea Kyle. Prop styling by Amy Elise Wilson for Laird and Good Company. Food styling by Pearl Jones for Ashley Klinger & Co.  Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 6 strawberries, chopped 2teaspoons honey 2teaspoons sesame seeds ⅔cup plain yogurt 1 graham cracker, crumbled Directions In a small bowl or mug, mix chopped strawberries with yogurt and […]