I’m a brownie kind of girl — my friends and family can vouch for me. Luckily, you can lighten up this uber-chocolatey favorite easily. What’s the secret? Read on to find out.
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Brownies, Lightened Up by Toby Amidor in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, February 7, 2011
Holiday Cookie Roundup by Dana Angelo White in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, December 2, 2010
Cookies help you satisfy that sweet tooth with built-in portion control (as long as you just eat one or two). We’ve rounded up some Healthy Eats-approved favorites — classic recipes, plus a few fun twists.
Ginger Pecan Oatmeal Crisps
Holiday Sugar Cookies
Crispy Rice Squares
Peanut Butter & Chocolate Biscotti
Espresso Chip Meringues
Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze
Gingerbread Boys and Girls
Triple Chocolate Cookies
TELL US: What’s your no-fail holiday cookie recipe?
Make Your Own Pie Crust by Dana Angelo White in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, November 8, 2010
There’s something extraordinary about pastry. It’s the perfect combination of crisp, delicate, flaky and tender. Ready-to-bake versions from the store promise convenience but you can make your own in a matter of minutes. Something this special deserves a homemade touch — make yours now and freeze it for Thanksgiving.
Spotlight Recipes: Homemade Treats by Dana Angelo White in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Holidays, October 25, 2010
Sweet treats abound throughout Halloween season. Our handmade goodies may not be sugar-free, but they sure will stand out – they are made with real ingredients and have that homemade touch.
Recipes to Try:
Sweet and Spicy Pepitas Popcorn Balls
Chocolate Dipped Clementines
Dark Chocolate Bark
Make Your Own Popsicles by Toby Amidor in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, August 10, 2010
My kids absolutely love frozen pops. Instead of buying store brands packed with more sugar and high fructose corn syrup than fruit, I make my own using the freshest ingredients. They’re easy and fun for the whole family.
Spotlight Recipes: Granita by Toby Amidor in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, August 9, 2010
We’re celebrating frozen confections all week long on Healthy Eats. First up: granita! Reminiscent of an Italian ice, granita has less sugar and a harder texture than sorbets. You can easily make your own and flavor it up with coffee, mint, juice and wine along with fruit. The best part? No ice cream maker needed.
The Veggie Table: Vegan Pumpkin-Banana Bread Pudding by Janel Ovrut Funk in Cookies & Other Desserts, The Veggie Table, Valentine's Day, February 13, 2010
I just adore the month of February. I feel like we’re almost over the winter hump and can start looking forward to spring. Valentine’s Day is smack in the middle of the month and love is in bloom — plus, it’s National Heart Health Month! As a dietitian, I encourage eating healthfully for your heart, but at the same time, I have a sweet tooth. I just love all the heart-shaped sweet treats that line supermarket shelves this month.
This Valentine’s Day, I want to strike a balance between sweets and heart-healthy foods, so I’ll be making loved ones my Pumpkin Banana Bread Pudding. It’s made with fiber-filled whole-wheat bread, pumpkin and bananas, which are all heart healthy. Better still, this vegan recipe is free of saturated fat and cholesterol, which means it’s a treat for your ticker, too!
Make Your Own Pudding by Toby Amidor in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, Kid-Friendly, January 26, 2010
When I was a little girl, my dad’s specialty was chocolate pudding. Believe me, if my dad can make homemade pudding, so can you. Who needs the boxed stuff?
Spotlight Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Clementines by Dana Angelo White in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2010
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