Portobello Soft Tacos are low in fat but at the same time provide a satisfying meat substitute.

Hungry Biker: Portobello Soft Tacos

Thick enough to slice and naturally low in fat and calories, portobello mushrooms are a very satisfying meat substitute.

about 8 hours ago


Miriam's Garden: Beet goes on in the heat

Green beet tops add opulence and nutrition to dishes, while the roots make a luscious addition to meals..

6 days ago

 Terri Dowd and David Carmine are co-hosts of "Between the Eats," a new Pittsburgh food web TV show.

Pro, home chef team up for Web TV series

David Carmine, Terri Dowd to serve trendy dishes

6 days ago

 Sydney Tyner, a sixth-grader at North Hill's McIntyre Elementary, is the Pennsylvania winner of the Healthy Lunchtime Challenge, a nationwide recipe challenge for kids that promotes cooking and healthy eating.

Ross sixth-grader is a chef in the making

Sydney Tyner of Ross is Pennsylvania winner of Michelle Obama’s “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge” contest

6 days ago

 BBQ Beer Can Chicken: Just place the bird on the grill, and let the beer escaping the can keep it moist while cooking

Sauces, rubs and marinades can help create sparks for Fourth of July cookout

Three recipes each for rubs, sauces and marinades.

6 days ago

 Toasted Penne with Chicken Sausage.

Hungry biker: Toasted Penne with Chicken Sausage

Pasta, because it’s full of easy-to-digest carbohydrates, has always been a go-to food for athletes, including cyclists.

1 week ago

 A Mulberry Margarita features a touch of Cointreau

Purple reigns: mulberries are everywhere

Western Pennsylvania’s ubiquitous berry deserves a place at the table: in jam, sorbet or even a refreshing cocktail.

1 week ago

 Minted Summer Couscous with strawberry and mint.

Super (easy) salads for the summer months

Here are 25 reasons to reach for the salad bowl this season.

1 week ago

 Spelt Berry and Pomegranate Tomato Salad.

Hungry Biker: Spelt Berry and Pomegranate Tomatoes Salad

Spelt berries are a whole-grain cousin of wheat can be found in the organics section at the grocer..

2 weeks ago

 Miriam's Garden: Sweet Potatoes

Miriam's Garden: Southern flavors bloom

Miriam takes advantage of warmer weather to grow a few Southern favorites.

2 weeks ago

 A Flag Pie made with blueberries and rhubarb-strawberry.

One Good Recipe: American Flag Pie

This red, white and blue dessert works for Flag Day and Fourth of July.

2 weeks ago

 Five-hour Ride Bars

Hungry Biker: Five-Hour Ride Bars

When you’re spending a few hours on a bike, it’s nice to have a nutritious snack that can travel with you.

3 weeks ago

 Sesame-Crusted Salmon

Let's eat: Sesame-Crusted Salmon

Sesame seeds give crunch to an easy salmon dish.

3 weeks ago

 Strawberry Relish.

Berry, berry good recipes for Western Pa. strawberries

Summer’s favorite fruit isn’t just for stuffing into shortcake

3 weeks ago

 Grilled Chicken-and-Pineapple Sandwiches. Gretchen McKay/Post-Gazette

Hungry Biker: Grilled Chicken-and-Pineapple Sandwiches

You’re hot, you’re tired but most of all, you’re hungry. That’s what a long training ride will do to the body.

4 weeks ago

 Tofu Vindaloo from "Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking" by Annie and Dan Shannon.

Healthful recipe: Tofu Vindaloo

It’s one of several recipes containing turmeric from the new book, “Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking.”

4 weeks ago