Maggie Brooks

Maggie relocated to Boston from coastal South Carolina and joined the Boston team in 2010. After graduating from Elon University, she attended the Culinary Institute of Charleston and split her time between creating ice sculptures and croissants in class and working in a specialty cookie bakery. She worked as a test cook intern with America’s Test Kitchen and she now lives and cooks for her friends in Southie.

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Eight Healthy Ways to Cook With Squash

Try one of these seasonal recipes this weekend.

10 Healthy Brunch Recipes

Forget about calorie-laden pancakes and greasy home fries and try these recipes this weekend.

Nine Ways To Cook With Apples

Going apple picking this weekend? Here are nine recipes try.

10 Healthy Tailgating Recipes

Because football!

Nine Healthy French Recipes

French food is notoriously rich, but with a few simple swaps you can enjoy French food without the fat.

Low-Sodium Dinner and Side Dish Recipes

Cut out the extra sodium and try these dishes tonight.

Nine Ways To Cook With Berries

Sweeten your dinner by using fresh berries before the summer ends.

Eight Healthy Picnic Dishes

Try one of these healthy picnic recipes that are great for the outdoors.

Healthy Mexican Recipes

Mexican food can be nutritious and light with a few simple swaps.

10 Ways to Cook With Quinoa

Healthy and unique recipes for the delicious grain (seed) du jour.