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FN’s Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #2 Paula’s Old-Fashioned Meatloaf

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, February 1, 2010

Paula's Old-Fashioned Meatloaf
It’s no surprise that meatloaf ranks high on Food Network’s Top 50 Recipes of 2009 list — who doesn’t love meatloaf?! And a Paula Deen meatloaf, at that! Ms. Deen isn’t known for her low-cal dishes, but we’ve got some simple tips for slimming this comforting classic.

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5 Ingredients: Coconut Soup With Noodles & Mushrooms

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, January 27, 2010

Coconut Soup
Tired of sandwiches for lunch or the same pasta dish for dinner? A warm bowl of this Thai-inspired, nutrient-rich soup will hit the spot.

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Spotlight Recipe: Chocolate-Dipped Clementines

by in Cookies & Other Desserts, Healthy Recipes, January 26, 2010

Chocolate-Dipped Clementines
We’ve got boxes of clementines around the house this time of year. Peeled and dipped in chocolate, this citrus fruit turns into a perfect dessert to serve with tea and espresso. A light sprinkle of coarse French sea salt heightens the flavor of the antioxidant-rich chocolate.

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Gluten-Free Spaghetti & Marvelous Meatballs

by in Gluten-Free, Healthy Recipes, January 25, 2010

Gluten-Free Spaghetti and Meatballs
It looks normal. It tastes normal. And this gluten-free comfort dish won’t break the bank. Better still, you can get all the ingredients in a regular grocery store. Great! –Linda Simon

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FN’s Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #3 Good Eats Roast Turkey

by in Meal Makeovers, January 25, 2010

Good Eats Roast Turkey
To continue with our tips for lightening up Food Network’s Top Recipes, here’s #3 — Alton Brown’s Roast Turkey. There’s no need to wait for Thanksgiving; this turkey recipe (and the leftovers) make a cozy winter dinner.

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Mushrooms 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, January 20, 2010

Mushroom Saute
Mushrooms are super low in calories but packed with energy-producing B-vitamins and even some vitamin D. You can’t wrong adding these as flavor-boosters to your favorite dishes. Here are five ways to try them.

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FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #4 Paula's Pumpkin Bars

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 18, 2010

Paula's Pumpkin Bars
These delectable bars were number four on Food Network’s Top 50 Recipes of 2009. Here are a few simple tips to slim them down without using lower-fat ingredients (seriously!).

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FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #5 Chicken Enchiladas

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 11, 2010

Chicken Enchiladas
Every January, our big sister, FoodNetwork.com, tallies up their most-viewed recipes of the previous year. They’ve just unveiled their Top 50 Recipes of 2009 — all scrumptious dishes but not exactly waistline-friendly fare! If you’re tempted to try out the best of the best, we don’t want you to blow your diet. Every week, we are looking at one of the top five recipes and offering some simple tips for slimming them down without losing their flavor.

Coming in at #5 is Tyler Florence’s Chicken Enchiladas. Good news: This dish is healthier than you might think.

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Spotlight Recipes: 25 Healthy Breakfasts

by in Healthy Recipes, January 6, 2010

Whether a grab-and-go option or a hearty weekend brunch, breakfast is a must-have meal. It jump-starts your metabolism and revs up your energy for the day ahead. Studies have shown kids who eat good breakfasts perform better in school; no doubt the same is true for us hard-at-work adults.

Our top 25 healthy breakfast choices runs the range of decadent pancakes to quick-and-easy picks. If you’re one of those people who is never hungry in the morning, we have small bites for you, too. Every little healthy bit counts.

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