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5 Ingredients: Coconut Soup With Noodles & Mushrooms

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, January 27, 2010

Coconut Soup
Tired of sandwiches for lunch or the same pasta dish for dinner? A warm bowl of this Thai-inspired, nutrient-rich soup will hit the spot.

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Spotlight Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Clementines

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2010

Chocolate-Dipped Clementines
We’ve got boxes of clementines around the house this time of year. Peeled and dipped in chocolate, this citrus fruit turns into a perfect dessert to serve with tea and espresso. A light sprinkle of coarse French sea salt heightens the flavor of the antioxidant-rich chocolate.

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FN’s Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #3 Good Eats Roast Turkey

by in Meal Makeovers, January 25, 2010

Good Eats Roast Turkey
To continue with our tips for lightening up Food Network’s Top Recipes, here’s #3 — Alton Brown’s Roast Turkey. There’s no need to wait for Thanksgiving; this turkey recipe (and the leftovers) make a cozy winter dinner.

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Talking to the Experts: Joy Bauer

by in Diets & Weight Loss, Healthy Tips, January 21, 2010

Joy Bauer
To kick off our new interview series, I chatted with the superstar registered dietitian and TODAY Show contributor, Joy Bauer. She shared her top tips for realistic New Year’s resolutions and some info from her new book, Your Inner Skinny: 4 Steps to Thin Forever.

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Mushrooms 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, January 20, 2010

Mushroom Saute
Mushrooms are super low in calories but packed with energy-producing B-vitamins and even some vitamin D. You can’t wrong adding these as flavor-boosters to your favorite dishes. Here are five ways to try them.

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10 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

by in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010

10 Healthy Foods
Figuring out what to eat can be tough. Some foods may be marketed as “healthy” but they’re hardly that. Other foods may have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.

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Bagels: Good or Bad?

by in Healthy Tips, January 12, 2010

bagels
Who doesn’t love a bagel for breakfast, but boy are they a calorie-dense breakfast. People are always surprised — and a little freaked out — to hear how many slices of bread actually equal a single bagel. Here’s the good and the bad.

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FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #5 Chicken Enchiladas

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 11, 2010

Chicken Enchiladas
Every January, our big sister, FoodNetwork.com, tallies up their most-viewed recipes of the previous year. They’ve just unveiled their Top 50 Recipes of 2009 — all scrumptious dishes but not exactly waistline-friendly fare! If you’re tempted to try out the best of the best, we don’t want you to blow your diet. Every week, we are looking at one of the top five recipes and offering some simple tips for slimming them down without losing their flavor.

Coming in at #5 is Tyler Florence’s Chicken Enchiladas. Good news: This dish is healthier than you might think.

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Ask HE: Are Cleanses and Detox Diets Safe?

by in Ask the Experts, January 7, 2010

detox juice
Every day, our readers pose smart questions about nutrition and healthy eating in our article comments and on our Facebook page and Twitter feed. We try to answer as much as we can, but some questions are too important for just a short reply back. Many of the same questions crop up a lot, too. “Do cleanses and/or detox diets work?” is a popular one — especially this time of year when people are looking to rejuvenate and lose the added post-holiday weight.

Curious if a detox diet is the way to go? Here’s what we think.

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