Healthy Mealtime Inspiration in Your Pantry

  (Family Features) One of the secrets to ordering less takeout and serving more nutritious homemade meals may be as simple as keeping a well-stocked pantry of canned foods. By cooking with canned foods, you can cut down prep time, meaning less time in the kitchen and more time with family. Canned fruits, vegetables, proteins, and soups can help you get through the week with creative meals you can feel good about serving your family like Panzanella Salad and Slow Cooker Coconut Curry Chili. In addition, according to a study published in “Nutrients,” kids and adults who use six or …

Garlic Crusted Rack of Lamb with Rosemary and Peppercorns

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Easter is a time for family to gather and who better to set the menu than lifestyle and entertaining expert Mindy Kobrin, for whom cooking, wellness and celebrating are a family affair. Her lifestyle philosophy can be distilled to a single, luscious concept: Don’t Worry, Eat Happy. She is founder of the acclaimed cooking and entertaining website www.mealsonheelsbymindy.com. GARLIC CRUSTED RACK OF LAMB WITH ROSEMARY AND PEPPERCORNS   Prepared in 10 minutes or less plus 1.45 hours to cook. 2 2-lb. racks of lamb Frenched Zest of 1 lemon 1 head of garlic, peeled ¼ cup Extra Virgin olive oil ¼ …