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5 Crazy-Good Comfort Food Makeovers

by in Meal Makeovers, March 2, 2014

Think eating comfort foods is an indulgence? Think again. With simple swaps, lean protein choices, and a little creativity you can enjoy your favorites any night of the week without an ounce of guilt.

The Many, Many Ways to Love Hummus

by in Healthy Recipes, February 28, 2014

A staple of Middle Eastern cuisine, hummus is creamy, endlessly customizable and packed with nutrients, including healthy fats, fiber and protein. If you love hummus already, there are countless tasty new iterations you can try. And if you’re still a hummus holdout, please have a read — I hope to sway your opinion.

6 Snacks That Deserve a Starring Role at Your Oscar Party

by in Healthy Recipes, February 26, 2014

What would it be like for these foods to win a coveted spot at an Oscar-watching fest? Honestly, they’re just thrilled to be nominated. The envelopes, please! Tricolor Salad Pizza (above, from Food Network Magazine): The chemistry between the stars of this dish — it’s a pizza! and it’s a salad! — is nothing shortRead more

7 Days of Healthy Desserts

by in Healthy Recipes, February 23, 2014

Can eating dessert every day possibly be healthy? If you stick with a combination of fresh, whole-food ingredients and sensible portions, it’s okay to indulge in a post-dinner sweet each night of the week.

4 Snack Bars That Actually Deserve to Be Called Healthy

by in Healthy Recipes, February 20, 2014

Let’s face it: A store-bought snack bar is usually just a distant cousin of the candy bar. You know, the long-lost relative with a crunchier-than-thou attitude that’s really just covering a host of insecurities about all that refined sugar and those weird preservatives. Why not skip the imposters and bake up one of these trulyRead more

Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day Dulce de Leche Deliciousness

by in Gluten-Free, February 12, 2014

No need for a box of chocolates to signify Valentine’s Day this year. Instead, just look to your pantry for a sweet-salty idea that will melt anyone’s heart. This dessert combines comforting chocolate chip cookies and tempting dulce de leche, which makes up the molten center. The fact that these stuffed cookies also happen toRead more

5 Brilliant Ways to Build a Better Taco

by in Healthy Recipes, February 6, 2014

Breaking news in the No-More-Excuses Department: Even tacos can be healthy when you prepare them the right way. Step 1: Try these recipes. Step 2: Never look back.

7 Days of Healthy Dinners

by in Healthy Recipes, February 2, 2014

Presenting a simple weeklong meal plan that will make dinnertime a snap. These recipes are sensible on calories, filled with nutrients and big on flavor. And there’s something for everyone: turkey burgers, tofu, salmon, chicken, pizza and pasta — they’re all here.