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7 Salads That Know How to Celebrate Summer Fruit

by in Healthy Recipes, July 27, 2014

Sweet strawberries. Juicy peaches. Luscious mango. If you’re looking for ways to upgrade a salad, fruits in their prime are an excellent place to start.

Make Your Own Banana-Chocolate Protein Bar

by in Healthy Recipes, July 25, 2014

One sure way to avoid the highly processed add-ins found in many protein bars is to turn out a batch using your own ingredients and a boost of protein powder. A word on that front: You’ll want a protein powder low in added and artificial sweeteners. Whey, which is dairy-based, is one good option, butRead more

7 Easy Salads Starring 7 Summer Vegetables

by in Healthy Recipes, July 20, 2014

Tomatoes? Check. Corn and cucumber? Double check. The next time you overdo it at the farmers market, you know what to do: Let’s get some salad up in here! Cherry Tomatoes: Cherry Tomato Salad with Buttermilk Dressing (above, from Food Network Magazine) Basil and garlic elicit their savory side, but these little tomatoes, tossed in buttermilk-sour creamRead more

Healthy French Food? Mais Oui.

by in Healthy Recipes, July 14, 2014

Would the French approve of some of these lighter twists on their greatest culinary hits? Would Julia Child? Maybe not. But in honor of Bastille Day, let’s just say, vive la différence — and la deliciousness. Light Nicoise Salad (above, from Food Network Magazine) Chock-full of olives, bell peppers, plump cherry tomatoes and chunks ofRead more

7 Ways to Fire Up Summer Vegetables

by in Healthy Recipes, July 13, 2014

Just a few minutes of scorching heat will transform any farmers market find into charred, perfectly smoky bliss. Grilled Ratatouille Salad (above, from Food Network Magazine) A swirl of eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and rings of red bell pepper and red onion —  combined with olive oil, red wine vinegar and fresh basil — turn thisRead more

7 Summer Sides That Will Make Everyone Happy

by in Healthy Recipes, June 29, 2014

Throw a bash these days, and you’ll likely be faced with a barrage of requests from friends who are gluten-free, dairy-free, meat-free — you name it. But that doesn’t mean these guests are fun-free! Whatever your pals’ eating styles, they will be primed to party (and think you are the Best Host Ever) when youRead more

7 Ways to Amp Up Grilled Chicken

by in Healthy Recipes, June 22, 2014

Poor grilled chicken. Often considered bland and dry, the lean, good-for-you protein gets a bad rap. But these versions — abounding in herbs, spices and other flavor-forward add-ins — ensure that everyone’s summer staple is truly grill-tastic.  Grilled Honey Glazed Chicken with Green Pea and Mint Sauce (above) Solely brushed with honey and balsamic vinegar,Read more

5 Ways to Fire Up Fruit This Summer

by in Healthy Recipes, June 15, 2014

Feasting on fresh fruit is always a summertime ritual, but try roasting some of that just-plucked bounty or throwing it onto the grill until it’s nice and charred. Intense heat adds rich new layers of flavor, deepening and caramelizing sugars. With these vibrant recipes, there’s more incentive to keep the grill’s flames going, long afterRead more

7 Foods to Grill for Health-Nut Dads Everywhere

by in Healthy Recipes, June 12, 2014

So you had the dad who was always going for a run first thing in the morning? The one who always seemed to be making some kind of crazy protein shake in the blender? Then show him the love with one of these healthy recipes, each of which comes in at under 500 calories. TunaRead more

12 Ways to Make Water the Most Delicious Thing Ever

by in Healthy Recipes, June 8, 2014

These flavored waters are healthier than sugared-up sodas, iced teas and lemonades — but a whole lot more exciting than plain old H2O. Infused with fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs, they’re everything you never knew you a wanted in a glass of water. Thirsty yet? Strawberry-Cucumber Water It sounds like the start to a fruityRead more

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