by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, October 8, 2013
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, October 2, 2013
As the cold weather sets in, bone-warming soups really hit the spot. But there’s no need to pack on the heavy-cream pounds when indulging in a delicious bowl of goodness.
by Dana Angelo White in Gluten-Free, Grocery Shopping, September 28, 2013
Baking can be a guilt-free pleasure, especially when the end result is a deliciously healthy goodie! Here’s an array of seasonal recipes.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, September 27, 2013
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, September 24, 2013
If gluten-free cereal is on your shopping list, check out these tips and top brands before your next trip to the store.
by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, September 22, 2013
You can make your own version and simply spoon it out of a bowl, but there’s much more you can do with applesauce. Enjoy it these five ways.
On You Dinner Plate
You may think of applesauce as strictly a snack or dessert, but mix it with light sour cream and nutmeg to serve alongside chicken or pork.
Recipe: Roasted Pork and Potatoes with Creamy Applesauce
Lighter Baked Goodies
Replace half the butter in muffins, cakes or cookies with applesauce. This will save you calories and saturated fat while keeping your baked goodies moist and delicious.
Recipe: Apple Muffins
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, In Season, September 21, 2013
According to a recent study, disappointed fans tend to gobble extra high-cal junk following a tough loss. Whether your team puts up a W or an L may be out of your control, but you can still serve up a healthier game day spread! Score some nutritional points with these smarter spins on football party foods.
Trade greasy chips for whole-grain baked varieties and fresh veggies, then dunk into these better-for-you dips.
Chili Cheese Dip
Every sports fan wants wings. Instead of frying, grill or broil.
Grilled Chicken Wings with Provencal Flavors
Buffalo Wings with Tangy Cheese Dip (above)
Grilled Spicy Wings
by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, September 15, 2013
Fall starts tomorrow! And with the arrival of crisp days comes a bounty of seasonal veggies. Here are my top five, plus delicious ways to incorporate them into your meals.
Pumpkins are fun to turn into Jack-o-lanterns, but you can use the flesh, seeds and empty pumpkin shell in your kitchen to make delicious and antioxidant-packed dishes. If cooking with fresh pumpkin is too labor intensive, use canned pumpkin puree (made from 100% pure pumpkin) to get the same nutritional goodness without the hassle.
Recipes to try:
by Dana Angelo White in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, September 13, 2013
Store-bought muffins, a grab-and-go favorite, can average a hefty 400 to 500 calories each. Make your own healthier version and you’ll get the same delicious flavor for about half the calories.
by Dana Angelo White in 5-Ingredient Recipes, September 10, 2013
Hard to believe, but apple season is just about under way! Here are a few ways to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Nothing says apple season like pie and other baked goodies. These lightened-up versions deliver the flavor you love for fewer calories.
Flat Apple Pie with Perfect Pie Crust
Rustic Apple Pie with Dried Cherries
Apple Cranberry Phyllo Turnovers
Apple Cranberry Galette
Apple-Berry Brown Betty
These easy, guilt-free delights make for fabulous after-dinner sweets during the week.
Are you loving wheat berries but tired of only using them only in salads? Try this super-delish wheat berry burger instead, which calls for only five ingredients.