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Deceptively Delicious on Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag

Anna and Kristina's Grocery BagTune in Tuesday, May 10 to Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag on the Oprah Winfrey Network for a taste-test of recipes from Deceptively Delicious. This cookbook form Jessica Seinfeld helps parents hide more nutrients in many kid-friendly recipes, for example, by adding cauliflower puree to mac and cheese or putting kale into spaghetti and meatballs. Seinfeld argues that kids who know that vegetables go into their favorite foods will be less adverse to eating more of them later.

Anna and Kristina aren’t moms, but they do know some picky kids. They round up the little ones to taste-test these veggie-laced classics. Will the sneaky health foods be a success with five-year-olds or will pickiness prevail?


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The Flexitarian Diet on Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag

Anna and Kristina's Grocery BagTune in to Anna & Kristina’s Grocery Bag on the Oprah Winfrey Network on Tuesday, May 3 for recipes that are part of a flexitarian diet. A flexitarian diet is an approach to eating that cuts back on meat consumption, but doesn’t eliminate it completely. This diet particularly appeals to people who would like to be vegetarian for environmental reasons, but find going completely meatless too big a challenge.

Anna and Kristina test out recipes from The Flexitarian Table: Inspired, Flexible Meals for Vegetarians, Meat Lovers, and Everyone in Between, a cookbook by Peter Berley. The Flexitarian Table promises to offer solutions for families that have both staunch vegetarians and meat lovers. Will beans really make a good substitute for lamb? Watch to find out!


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Best Light Recipes on the OWN Network

Update: This episode of Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag will air again on Tuesday, May 31 2011.

Tune in this Friday, January 21 to Oprah’s OWN Network when a handful of the recipes featured in the cookbook, Best Light Recipe are tested and rated on the show, Anna and Kristina’s Grocery Bag.

On the show, you will find out if Best Light Recipe truly delivers lighter versions of classic fat-laden recipes such as cheesecake that taste every bit as delicious as the original.

Hosts Anna Wallner and Kristina Matisic focus their efforts in the kitchen, putting popular cookbooks to the test. This week’s episode will look at Best Light Recipes.
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