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A Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal

A Quick and Easy Weeknight Meal

This is a recipe where it's really just about the method; the ingredients should be whatever lean protein and healthy green veggies you want to use.  Increase the nutrition with super-veggies like spinach and kale.  Make it meatless using tofu or cooked quinoa.  It's easy to just increase the quantities of everything to feed more people or to ensure you have plenty of leftovers for lunch.

The basic recipe with photos can be found here- e-mealplanning Recipes or you can copy it from below.


Cheap and Easy Turkey Stir Fry

Ingredients

2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp vegetable or canola oil
2-3 tsp reduced sodium soy sauce
1 green onion, diced
1 lb ground turkey
1 zucchini sliced and then cut into match stick size pieces (julienne)
1 carrot julienne sliced... Read More

VOTE for 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood'

VOTE for 'Breakfast in My Neighborhood'

News10 Good Morning is coming to West Sacramento for Breakfast in My Neighborhood on Friday, February  7!

Morning co-anchor Dan Elliott and traffic anchor Melissa Crowley will be live at Carol's Restaurant from 5 a.m. to 7 a.m. and we'd like to know how you think the morning crew should start the day.

Voting ends Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 6 p.m., so cast your vote right away!

The winning dish will be announced Thursday on News10 Good Morning.

*Poll is now closed.
Results will be announced on air on Thursday, Feb. 6

(Click here to see poll results)

Touchdown! Family-Friendly Game-Day Favorites

Touchdown! Family-Friendly Game-Day Favorites

Dan Marek

Dan Marek is the School Programs Educator for Whole Kids Foundation. Prior to joining their team he was a Whole Foods Market healthy eating specialist where he educated his community about healthy food.

Getting ready for Sunday’s big football game can be tricky if you are trying to keep things healthy. Greasy snacks can weigh you down and make you sluggish by half time. But we have some solutions that will keep your energy going until the trophy is handed to the winner.

Finger Foods

Finger foods are a favorite that everyone can rally around and we’ve assembled some of our best recipes to get you and the kids inspired... Read More

How to make your own vanilla extract

How to make your own vanilla extract

Vanilla extract is a staple in every kitchen, or at least it should be — especially if you like to bake. Instead of buying the store-bought versions which are often expensive, make your own vanilla extract at home. Made with bourbon or vodka, it's sure to bump up the flavor in all your baked goods... Read More

What to Make This Week

What to Make This Week

Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for dinner this week!

 

Paprika Roasted Tempeh and Veggies

 

 

Fish and Peanut Soup

 

 

Barbecued Nachos

 

 

Quick Chicken and Chickpea Caesar Salad

 

 ... Read More

Winners at Bacon Fest Sacramento Chefs Competition

Sunday afternoon, nearly 300 guests converged on Mulvaney's in Midtown for the third annual Bacon Fest Chefs Competition. Twelve local chefs vied for the top prize. Here are the winners:

Best in Show, 2014 Bacon Fest Champion: Ian McBride of Lucca Restaurant (Ian wins a three night stay in Napa at a culinary academy)

Audience Award: Noah Zonca, Capital Dime (Noah won for his bacon brittle and received a medal and his choice of locally produced M.A.C. knives)

Best Bacon: MIchael Tuohy, Block Butcher Bar and LowBrau (chef Tuohy will be opening his brand new restaurant Block Butcher Bar next month)

2nd Place, Best Bacon: Ian McBride of Lucca Restaurant and Bar)

Mushroom lasagna paired with pinot noir

Mushroom lasagna paired with pinot noir

Warm and comfort your soul this winter with an earthy mushroom lasagna. Pair delicious pinot noir wine with each bite for a perfect family or entertaining dinner!... Read More