Thanksgiving isn’t exactly the time to obsess over calories. That said, if you’re watching what you eat, don’t feel like you have to sit on the culinary sidelines of everyone’s favorite food holiday. This lineup includes healthy options for all of the traditional highlights of the feast: turkey, green vegetable, orange vegetable, stuffing, potatoesRead more »
You’ve had it roasted, sure, or maybe you’ve whipped it into soup. But cauliflower turns out to be capable of more–much more. The pale cousin of broccoli has some impressive hidden talents. Here are five surprising things you can do with cauliflower. Make it into Steak It’s a vegetable! It’s a steak! It’s cauliflower steak. CutRead more »
Being a healthy eater doesn’t mean never getting a hankering for the likes of mozzarella sticks or cheesy quesadillas. And with the right recipes, you don’t need to forgo those delicious bar snacks. Here are 15 favorites, made over. 1. Crisp Mozzarella Sticks Part-skim cheese and a crunchy whole-grain coating give these sticks a healthierRead more »
According to culinary lore, pound cake got its name because the original recipe called for a pound each of butter, sugar, eggs and flour. But that doesn’t mean every loaf has to pack on the pounds! Food Network Kitchens developed this healthier take by making a few simple switches to the classic. Here’s how toRead more »
Whatever you’re craving this weekend, there’s a healthy take that’s sure to be a hit with cookout-party and picnic crowds. From salads to burgers to desserts, here are 15 lightened-up recipes. Side Dishes and Salads American Macaroni Salad Broccoli Salad (above) Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes Garden Potato Salad Corn and Pasta Salad Asian Red Cabbage SlawRead more »
What’s the secret to trimmed-down zucchini bread? This recipe from Food Network Kitchens features several smart tweaks to create a lighter loaf: 1. Whole wheat pastry flour takes the place of the usual refined white flour, bringing whole grains into the mix. 2. Sugar is scaled back. The recipe calls for 3/4 cup sugar, whereasRead more »
What’s cool and crunchy and delicious all over? Slaws made with cabbage (or broccoli, or kale or any other vegetable you feel like shredding) are one of summer’s great ways to showcase produce. And the side dish doesn’t necessarily have to involve loads of mayo — but used in moderate amounts, the creamy condiment canRead more »
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