Archive for: February, 2017

Lemon-Pepper Flank Steak Tacos

Ingredients 1 (1 1/4-pound) flank steak, trimmed 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Cooking spray 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lower-sodium soy sauce 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 12 (6-inch) corn tortillas 1 ounce queso fresco, crumbled (about 1/4 cup) Make […]

Flank Steak Marinated with Shallots and Pepper

Ingredients 1/4 cup chopped shallots 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper, divided 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed 1/4 teaspoon salt Cooking spray Preparation Combine first 3 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; add 1/2 teaspoon pepper and steak. Seal and marinate in refrigerator 8 hours […]

Cumin-Pepper Flank Steak with Horseradish Herb Sauce

Ingredients CHIMICHURRI: 2/3 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves 2 tablespoons chopped green onions 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 garlic clove, peeled STEAK: 1 (1-pound) flank steak, trimmed 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon […]

Steak Sandwiches with Fresh Herb Topping

Ingredients 1 pound flank steak, trimmed 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 (12-ounce) French bread baguette 1 1/2 cups arugula, divided 1/2 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 2 tablespoons grated pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon capers 1 […]

Pasta with Five Fresh Herbs

Ingredients 1 pound uncooked penne rigate 4 teaspoons extravirgin olive oil, divided 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 pints fresh cherry tomatoes 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken […]

Hot Quinoa Cereal with Maple Syrup Apples

Ingredients 2 cups diced Granny Smith apple 1/4 cup water 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg Dash of ground cloves 2 cups water 2/3 cup quinoa flakes 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons pure maple syrup 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla extract Preparation 1. Combine apple and 1/4 cup water […]

Whole-Grain Cereal Party Mix

Ingredients 4 cups whole-grain cereal (such as Multigrain Cheerios or Bran Chex) 2 cups puffed-rice cereal 1 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup raw sesame seeds 1 cup raw pumpkin seeds 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1/4 cup soy sauce 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Save Up […]

Overnight Honey-Almond Multigrain Cereal

Ingredients 1/3 cup steel-cut oats (such as McCann’s) 2 tablespoons uncooked pearl barley 1 1/4 cups water 1/8 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted 1 tablespoon honey Preparation 1. Combine oats, barley, and 1 1/4 cups water in a microwave-safe 4-cup bowl. Cover and refrigerate 4 […]

3-D bioprinter produces functional human skin ‘suitable for transplant’

The team, including a group from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Spain, describes the breakthrough in the journal Biofabrication. 3-D printing is an emerging new technology with applications in many fields. In medicine, for example, several groups worldwide are exploring ways to use 3-D printing to grow the complex tissues and organs […]

Lip Balms And Glosses May Raise Skin Cancer Risk

If you are a regular lip balm or lip gloss user you should perhaps bear in mind that there is a good chance your risk of developing skin cancer is greater, according to researcher, Dr. Christine Brown, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas. The balms/glosses actually attract the ultraviolet rays. Not only do we have to […]