- Dana's 5-Ingredient Chicken Salad
Store-bought chicken salad is far from a healthy option, with some kinds weighing in at more than 550 calories and 40 grams of fat per cup! Instead of the mayo-drenched take-out versions, try this fresh and light recipe – all it takes is 5 simple ingredients.
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- Fiery Chicken Quesadillas
Yes, quesadillas are tortillas and cheese, but they can be so much more! With fresh ingredients and just enough flavorful cheese, this Mexican favorite makes a delicious and healthy meal. Fire up any of these 5-ingredient combos for an easy Cinco de Mayo spread or a quick weeknight dinner.
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- Five ingredients is all you need to make this sauce and pasta.
A healthy and from-scratch Italian feast is only 5 ingredients away! Homemade pasta is a little time consuming, but the results are well worth it. An effortless sauce and a sprinkle of cheese finish off the dish. Happy Italian Week!
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- Sun-Dried Tomato and Olive Turkey Burger
The trick to delicious turkey burgers is keeping them tender and juicy. Since the meat doesn’t contain much fat (and therefore, not much flavor) you need to combine it with a few simple add-ins to give things a boost. We dreamed up 5 flavorful mix-ins for the turkey burgers, each with 5 ingredients or less!
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- Whole-Wheat Irish Soda Bread
Irish soda bread is simple to make: Since baking soda instead of yeast is the leavener, there’s no waiting for the dough to rise. Our 5-ingredient version of this quick bread is perfect served warm with a smear of jam or dunked into a savory soup or stew (Irish or otherwise.) Whip up a loaf of this classic rustic bread for St. Patrick’s Day. Don’t forget to mark it with the classic cross-hatch pattern before placing it in the oven – it’s believed to ward off evil!
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- Dana's Hot Chocolate Cake
Gooey chocolate cake in a perfectly-portioned package — what more could you ask for in a dessert?! This recipe is a little beyond our standard criteria for Healthy Eats desserts, so make it a special treat for your Valentine.
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- Dana's 5-Ingredient Chili-Cheese Dip
You don’t need to be a football fan to love this crowd-pleasing dip. No light or nonfat ingredients in this recipe — indulging is all about sensible portions.
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- Dana's Sweet Potato Casserole
Only 3 more days ’till Thanksgiving! Today’s side dish: the classic Sweet Potato Casserole, made over. Depending on how you make it, sweet potato casserole is a Thanksgiving classic that can be healthy or …. anything but! Our 5-ingredient version has all the flavor, but a fraction of the fat. Plus, get easy add-on ideas to make it your own.
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- Sweet Potato Chips With Olive Tapanade
Just in time for Halloween parties, we’re cooking up this black-and-orange appetizer that’s easy, tasty and festive. Best of all: there are only 5 ingredients.
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- Toby's Eggs in a Basket
Also called “eggs-in-a-hole”, “birds nest,” “eggs-in-a-blanket” or “toad-in-a-hole”, I served this fun breakfast fave to my kids on their first day of school. With less than 5 ingredients, it’s an easy and stress-free dish to cook up on a school day.
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