All Posts In 1 Food, 5 Ways

Tofu 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, June 4, 2010

I’m always trying to convince people to experiment with protein-packed tofu. It’s versatile, easy to use, and has only 15 calories per ounce. Don’t think you’re a fan of this soy protein? These recipes might just change your mind.

Strawberries 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, May 20, 2010

I love eating fresh strawberries all by themselves, but there many other delicious ways to enjoy them. You’d better hurry and give these 5 recipes a try as these red gems are in season for only a short time.

5 Ingredients: Chocolate-Peanut Butter Smoothie

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, May 19, 2010

My family is always in a rush—so for a quick on-the-go snack or meal I’ll whip up a smoothie. To satisfy my chocolate craving, I created this recipe using 5 simple ingredients that I always have on hand.

Chili Peppers 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, May 4, 2010

Cooking with fresh chili peppers adds big flavor (without calories) to all kinds of recipes – even dessert! Whether you’re a fan of mild peppers or four alarm heat, light a fire in your kitchen with these 5 dishes.

Rhubarb 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, In Season, April 13, 2010

Don’t limit rhubarb to the sweets table — there are quite a few things to do with this quintessential spring goodie. If you’ve never experienced this pleasingly sour plant, try it! Here are 5 different ways.

Pork 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, April 6, 2010

It’s a common misconception that all pork products are bad for you. While you may want to keep your intake of fatty and salty bacon modest, lean cuts of pork are just as low in fat and calories as chicken breast (that’s where the slogan “the other white meat” came from). Pork is also one of the best sources of thiamin – an energy producing B-vitamin. So if you’re tired of the same old chicken recipes, give these five a try.

Eggs 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Easter, March 31, 2010

Eggs are budget-friendly and a delicious meatless alternative for protein. If you’re worried about cholesterol, don’t — according to the American Heart Association, an egg a day is a-okay. Try our five favorite healthy egg recipes.

Potatoes 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, March 16, 2010

There’s no need to shy away from potatoes. They’re high in fiber, protein, iron and even vitamin C – and pretty darn tasty too! Since they’re so easy to work with, we could probably give you 50 healthy recipes – let’s start with 5 of our favorite ways to enjoy them.

Shrimp 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, February 17, 2010

Enjoy this low calorie shellfish packed with selenium and energy-boosting B-vitamins any day of the week. Three-ounces cooked contain 84 calories and 1 gram of fat. As long as you keep portions under control (and forgo the frying), there’s no need to stress about the cholesterol. Shrimp lovers—enjoy these 5 recipes.