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Lean and lovin it: Don Mauer recommends books for cooks

Dec 09 2014 | 6:19 am - Thinking about what to give someone who loves to cook this holiday season? Look no further. Don Mauer says Mark Bittman's “How to Cook Everything Fast: A Better Way to Cook Great Food” should be under tree, as should "The Skinnytaste...

Lean and lovin' it: Making the case for heritage turkey

Nov 11 2014 | 11:34 am - If you're considering a heritage turkey for this year's feast, Don Mauer wants you to know a few things. One: once on the edge of extinction there are about 25,000 birds. Two: they're expensive. Three: the flavor and texture are superior to...

Lean and lovin’ it: ATK cookbooks help slow cooker novices get into the groove

Oct 20 2014 | 2:56 pm - Don Mauer says he launched his slow cooker adventure without a cookbook as a compass for guidance. To make future slow cooking forays easier he sought out a reliable cookbook that could make my slow-cooking learning path less bumpy. He found the...

Lean and Lovin’ it: Don Mauer reflects on two decades of advice, looks forward to healthier recipes

Oct 06 2014 | 11:31 am - Don Mauer marks 22 years as the Daily Herald's Lean and Lovin' it columnist. He shares lessons learned over those two decades and how he plans to move forward.

Lean and lovin’ it: Don catches up with the slow cooker revolution

Sep 22 2014 | 5:55 pm - It took him a few decades, but Don Mauer has learned to embrace slow cookers. He takes us on his inagural experience and shares a hearty beef stew recipe.

Lean and Lovin’ it: Delicious pasta swap for homemade Bolognese

Sep 08 2014 | 1:12 pm - Don Mauer has loved pasta since his first serving of mac and cheese. But that love affair has been on hold for a bit since he's been avoiding sugars and refined carbs and ... well ... macaroni’s a refined carb. He recently learned of a...

Lean and lovin’ it: Learning to recognize, curb sugar addiction

Aug 26 2014 | 5:55 am - Eve O. Schaub's ode to sugar sounds dangerously close to an addiction, and perhaps there’s more truth in that than any of us would like. Don Mauer takes a look inside her book and the role of sugar in our diets.

Lean and lovin’ it: Everyone loses (weight, that is!) when fats go back into their diet

Aug 11 2014 | 1:29 pm - Don Mauer hasn't stopped thinking about "The Big Fat Surprise" and the conclusions author Nina Teicholz drew: that low-fat diets triggered Americans’ hefty weight gain over the last 20 years; saturated fat consumption does not cause heart...

Lean and lovin’ it: Fat does not make us fat. Really.

Jul 22 2014 | 2:10 pm - It’s all been a big fat, supersized lie. And what bother’s Don Mauer most is that he helped perpetuate it. New research shows that saturated fats might not be unhealthy and fat does not makes you fat.

Lean and lovin’ it: Swiss chard’s nutrition hard to beat

Jul 07 2014 | 4:53 pm - Swiss chard is one of the 10 best foods we aren’t eating, according to Men's Health magazine. And Don Mauer was in that group until bunches of chard showed up in his CSA box the other week. Turns out few vegetables deliver the carotenoid...

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