Friday recipe: Tuscan white bean and kale soup

The DMU wellness program staff are always offering information and incentives to get us to move more, eat more healthfully, …

Friday recipe: slow-cooker steel-cut oatmeal

I’m a life-long lover of oatmeal, but it wasn’t until recently that I tried the steel-cut version, thanks to the …

Friday recipe: slow-cooker butternut squash chili

At Des Moines University, we’re very proud and fortunate that we have an outstanding wellness program. But don’t take our …

Friday recipe: crockpot Cuban black beans

Last weekend, after deciding to try one of the recipes I’ve collected recently, I came to the realization I’m a …

Friday recipe: curry chicken soup and vegetables

Like many people, my friend Cecelia is working to reduce her consumption of carbohydrates while maintaining a tasty diet. She …

How do you motivate good behavior?

I had a ton of fun writing in the spring issue of DMU Magazine about the healthy cooking class co-taught …

Friday recipe: tempeh cheeseburgers

L.V. Anderson, Slate assistant editor who edits its food and drink sections, has some definite ideas about food – often, …

Friday recipe: eggplant stackers

This summer, I’ve been waiting for a local crop almost as eagerly as I’ve anticipated fresh tomatoes, sweet corn and …

Friday recipe: vegetarian pulled “pork”

I get a kick out of recipes with surprising ingredients, like my cousin Sherry’s mashed potato candy (irresistible). Or some …

A deliciously big bargain: Bountiful Baskets

I’m a fool for a good deal, especially when it involves food, and OH MY I’m in love with my …

Friday recipe: party pork

If you peruse our Friday recipes with any regularity, you know I lean toward healthy and tasty, with big emphasis …

Friday recipe: satays on a stick

If you know anything about Iowa beyond its stereotyped abundance of corn and hogs, you likely know about our world-famous …