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5 Ingredients: Lightened-Up Chicken Salad

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, May 11, 2011

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.

5 Ingredients: Mix-and-Match Quesadillas

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, May 5, 2011

Yes, quesadillas are tortillas and cheese but they can be so much more! Using fresh ingredients and a light amount of flavorful cheese, this Mexican favorite makes a delicious and healthy meal. Fire up any of these 5-ingredient combos for a Cinco de Mayo spread or a quick weeknight dinner.

5 Ingredients: Fresh Pasta and Sauce

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, April 26, 2011

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!

5 Ingredients: Mix-and-Match Turkey Burgers

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, April 4, 2011

The trick to delicious turkey burgers is keeping them tender and juicy. Since the meat doesn’t contain much fat, you need to give it a boost with a few simple add-ins.

5 Ingredients: Hot Chocolate Cake

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Valentine's Day, February 14, 2011

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.

5 Ingredients: Chili Cheese Dip

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, February 4, 2011

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.

5 Ingredients: Sweet Potato Casserole

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Seven Days of Sides, November 22, 2010

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.

5 Ingredients: Sweet Potato Chips With Black Olive Tapenade

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, October 21, 2010

Easy, tasty, seasonal and festive – tote along this black and orange appetizer to your next holiday party.

5 Ingredients or Less: Eggs In A Basket

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Healthy Recipes, October 11, 2010

Also called “eggs-in-a-hole”, “birds nest,” “eggs-in-a-blanket” or “frog-in-a-hole”, this fun breakfast fave was served up 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.