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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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.
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.
Who doesn’t love the ooey-gooey goodness of a grilled cheese sandwich? We crave the comfort food year-round, but it’s almost mandatory to enjoy one during April’s National Grilled Cheese Month. But you don’t have to throw your healthy eating plan out the window — here’s how to enjoy the scrumptious bread-cheese combo without going overboard.
Brown rice is an old standby in the whole-grain world, but it doesn’t always get the love it deserves. Find out all the delicious ways you can savor this easy-to-cook grain.
Even my strong sweet tooth needs a break after a month of holiday treats. This soul-warming recipe from Food Network Magazine has a touch of brown sugar (swap for honey if you prefer), but most of the flavor comes from the cinnamon and dried fruit. Plus, all the whole-grain fiber keeps me from grazing on leftover cookies mid-morning; the B-vitamins are a good energy boost, too. Top with a few chopped nuts for a little extra crunch.
Love the stick-to-your-ribs goodness of a hearty beef stew, but want to cut back on the fat and sodium? Pass on the salty canned stuff and try these tips and recipes.
Got ‘nog? If you’re anything like me, you have it every Christmas.
No doubt you’ve seen a slew of eggnog brands in the supermarket dairy case, but those pre-packaged ones boast 190 calories and 9 grams of fat or more per serving. That serving is only a 1/2 cup and doesn’t count the liquor if you like it loaded. As for all those unrecognizable ingredients (“carageen”?), don’t get me started.