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Memorial Day Picnic Menu

by in Healthy Recipes, May 28, 2010
Grilled Sausage and Pepper Skewers
Sausage-and-Pepper Skewers - Photo by Antonis Achilleos/Food Network Magazine

Throw the best tasting picnic on the block by combining classic favorites with some fresh ideas. You’ll find healthy and delicious recipes with lots of things you can make ahead of time. Set it up buffet-style and let your guests dig in!

See what we’re serving at our picnic »

Be a Healthier Host: Cookouts

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, May 26, 2010

Healthy Cookout Tips

Want to host a cookout without busting a gut for bikini season? Use our tips and lightened-up versions of classic alfresco fare to throw a backyard bash that your guests will love and feel good about.

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Make Your Own BBQ Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2010
Cola Barbecue Sauce Recipe
Homemade Cola Barbecue Sauce

Sure, the bottled stuff is okay, but it’s easy (and delicious) to whip up a batch of custom barbecue sauce.  Use our homemade versions to add sizzle to chops, chicken, fish and veggies at your next cookout. The best part? You control the ingredients.

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Grilled Chicken 5 Ways

by in Uncategorized, May 24, 2010
Grilled Chicken Recipe
Grilled Chicken Paillards with Herb-Tomato Salad

We’re celebrating the unofficial start of summer here at Healthy Eats with Memorial Day recipes all week long. Today, we’re featuring a crowd-pleasing favorite: Grilled chicken. Plain old grilled chicken breasts are a tasty and healthy option, but there are so many other ways to spice up this lean protein! Fire up the grill and get creative with five tasty recipes.

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Snacks to Fuel Workouts

by in Healthy Tips, May 18, 2010

berry blast smoothie

No matter how you like to exercise, you need food to fuel your workouts. Your body needs nutrients both before and after to perform at its best. Since you may not always have time for a meal, have these power snacks ready to go.

See our smart snacking picks »

Market Watch: Home-Grown Lemons

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 17, 2010

Lemon Tree

I usually write about my favorite finds from the farmers’ market or my CSA box, but I also grow some of my own food. After a few years of TLC, my lemons trees have produced their first harvest. I couldn’t wait to dig in!

I didn’t want to waste one bit of these plump and juicy Eureka lemons, so I found a use for everything from the juice to the peel.

What to do with lemons »

Ask HE: How Much Vitamin D Do You Need?

by in Ask the Experts, Healthy Tips, May 11, 2010

Salmon
3-ounces cooked salmon = 795 IU (199%) of Vitamin D

All kinds of news reports are popping up saying we’re a vitamin-D deficient nation. Is this true? If so, what does it mean and what can we do about it?

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5 Ways to Be Good to Your Bones

by in Healthy Tips, May 11, 2010

eggs

Calcium is important but it isn’t the only thing to consider when it comes to keeping your bones strong and healthy. To reduce your risk of osteoporosis, make sure you’re paying attention to these 5 things.

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Market Watch: Rainbow Chard

by in Farmers' Market Finds, In Season, May 10, 2010

pasta with chard

My CSA box is erupting with gigantic bunches of this leafy green veggie. This variety of Swiss chard has fluffy, tender green leaves and edible stems bursting with color and flavor.

Recipes and prep to try »

10 Ways To Add Calcium To Your Diet

by in Healthy Tips, May 10, 2010

feta cheese

Sure, you can up your calcium intake by drinking more milk – an 8-ounce glass has 30 percent of your daily needs. But there are plenty of other ways to get more calcium, including some dairy-free options.

See all 10 ways to add calcium to your diet »