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Spotlight Recipe: Breakfast Cookies

by in Healthy Recipes, February 26, 2009

Ellie Krieger dubs these her “breakfast cookies” — thanks to the added rolled oats and bran flakes. They work well as a mid-morning snack, paired up with herbal tea, or a breakfast on the go.

Go Healthy With Foodnetwork.com

by in Healthy Recipes, February 24, 2009

Have you checked out Foodnetwork.com’s healthy ideas lately? They’ve got dishes from Ellie Krieger for breakfast, lunch and dinner — plus, recipes for their top 10 low-fat treats, after-dinner sweets and vegetarian-friendly meals

Spotlight Recipe: Fried Rice with Edamame & Tofu

by in Healthy Recipes, February 21, 2009

This vegetarian-friendly dish cooks up fast, has added protein (thanks to the tofu and edamame) and is a great way to use up the leftover brown rice hanging out in the refrigerator.

Heart-Healthy Meals

by in Healthy Recipes, February 15, 2009

To honor American Heart Month, our friends at Foodnetwork.com are dishing out recipes that are low in cholesterol but high in flavor. Check out their favorites — plus, see which seven foods can help lower cholesterol and eight simple steps for better heart health.

Spotlight Recipe: Chocolate-Covered Banana Pops

by in Healthy Recipes, February 14, 2009

Recruit the kids to help make this Valentine’s Day treat. These frozen fruit pops feature firm ripe bananas, dipped in dark chocolate and drizzled with peanuts.

Spotlight Recipe: Heart-Shaped Whole Wheat Pancakes

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 13, 2009

Weekends are meant for pancakes, and a heart-shaped pancake is perfect for tomorrow’s Valentine’s Day celebration. The strawberry puree adds a festive bit of red. Save any leftover topping to dollop on plain yogurt for a simple afternoon snack.

Spotlight Recipe: Spiced Chicken & Grape Skewers

by in Healthy Recipes, January 24, 2009

If you’re already prepping a menu for your Super Bowl bash, add these nibblers to your list. The zesty kabobs cook up nicely on an indoor grill pan and will leave your guests thinking of summer barbecues, not winter’s chilly temperatures.

Spotlight Recipe: Marinated Feta & Olive Skewers

by in Healthy Recipes, January 17, 2009

In this tasty appetizer, the Greek cheese gets an unusual twist — it’s marinated in a zesty orange juice blend before pairing up with its natural soul mate, the olive, cucumber and a bit of mint.