Christopher’s Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Traditional carrot cake gets a healthy makeover with our delicious carrot cake cupcakes, crowned with honey cream cheese frosting.

Are You Ready to Give Up Processed Foods?

More than 72% of you say being nourished means eating fewer processed foods. If you agree, join the October Unprocessed 2013 campaign going on now.

Essential Coleslaw

This coleslaw is super simple, crazy versatile, and so good I could eat the whole bowl by itself. Serve it on our Spicy Fish Tacos, as a side with poultry or as a kick-ass sandwich condiment.

Spicy Fish Tacos

These are the fish tacos of my dreams: a combo of spicy seared fish and zippy slaw tucked into a corn tortilla and drizzled with creamy sauce.

Nectarine Blackberry Cobbler with Coconut-Oat Topping

This show-stopping cobbler recipe--featuring peak of season nectarines and blackberries--has half the sugar and butter you'd find in a regular cobbler recipe, yet packs a much richer flavor thanks to whole oats, raw coconut, sour cream and lemon zest.

Give Your Camp Kitchen a Gourmet Upgrade

We just got back from an incredible camping trip in Hope Valley, and I wanted to share some of the tricks and tips we've gleaned about "gourmet camping" over the years. With the right camping gear you can turn out amazing, easy meals in mere minutes, which leaves lots of time for Uno, stories and s'mores. And, when your gear is strategically doing double duty, you're not loaded down with an excess of camping equipment. Here's how we set up our camp kitchen.

Real Greek Salad

I used to make this Greek salad at the "Souvlaki Stand" on the island of Corfu. To this day, it remains my favorite summer salad. [...]

Sticky-Spicy Sauteed Asian Eggplant

Not everyone is an eggplant lover. But this may change that. Long, slender Asian eggplant are no-fuss, and soak up the spicy, sweet, sticky sauce they're doused with when creamy and tender. This is a hearty vegetarian main course paired with brown rice, quinoa, or even wheat berries, but would also make a terrific side dish.

Summer Camping Menu Planning

Planning meals for a camping trip is a lot like planning meals for a busy week ... only with a lot less refrigerator space. Here are my menus for our four day camping trip, and my 3-part philosophy for planning them.

How I Lost My Peach Virginity

A crazy ripe peach is the epitome of all that is good and wonderful about eating what's grown close to you. Here's how one little fuzzy wonder changed my perception of "seasonal" forever.