Get a Fresh Start: Lighter, Fresher Cooking from January 2012

Get a Fresh Start: Lighter, Fresher Cooking from January 2012

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Faith Durand
Dec 17, 2012
We're rounding up our favorite posts from the past year — and today we're looking all the way back to January. We started January with a seriously fresh start: We launched an all-new site design! This was a great way to start the year, and we jumped right into fresh cooking and lighter eating. Here's a look back at 15 of our best posts on eating lighter, packing more vegetables into meals, and making the kitchen a more refreshing place to cook. LIGHTEN UP! • 1 10 Easy Ways to Eat More Vegetables Every Day • 2 Tips for Making Better Smoothies in the Dead of Winter • 3 Hold the Cake: 10 Light Desserts to Satisfy a Sweet Tooth • 4 5 Questions to Help You Clear Out Unused Goods in Your Pantry • 5 Why January Is the Time to Purge Your Kitchen of Unused Tools & Gadgets LIGHTER RECIPES • 6 Snack Recipe: Raw Avocado Lime Mousse on Rice Cakes • 7 Recipe: Roasted Beets with Cumin, Lime, and Mint • 8 Recipe: Blackened Catfish Fajitas • 9 Recipe: 3-Ingredient Healthy Ice Cream • 10 Recipe: Baked Panko Rockfish with Gingery Cabbage SMART TIPS • 11 The Rubber Band Trick: How to Keep a Cut Apple Fresh in Your Lunchbox • 12 Healthy Eating Idea: Double the Vegetables in Any Recipe • 13 Better Egg Salad: Add an Avocado, Use Less Mayonnaise • 14 Fast Fix: Five Ideas for Roasted Fish in Fewer Than 30 Minutes • 15 What Are Your Best Tips for Maintaining a Healthy Diet?
* * * Welcome to The Kitchn's Best of 2012 roundup!
From December 17 through January 1 we are rounding up some of our favorite (and your favorite) posts from the past year.
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