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5 Ingredients: Leftover Turkey Quesadillas

by in 5-Ingredient Recipes, Healthy Holidays, Thanksgiving, November 27, 2009

Now that the feast is over (believe it or not) it’s time to eat again! Here’s a simple, five-ingredient recipe that gives new life to your leftovers. We make lots of these in my house for snacks and light lunches over the holiday weekend.

Leftover Turkey 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Thanksgiving, November 26, 2009

Who doesn’t love leftover turkey? There are so many creative ways to enjoy it (it was tough limiting it to 5), but making sure your food is safe to eat is equally important. Here are 5 yummy ways to enjoy your leftover turkey and safety tips for handling leftovers.

Spotlight Recipes: Turkey Day Breakfast

by in Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 25, 2009

A smart eater has a healthy breakfast on the morning of the big feast. Skipping it will just leave you overly hungry and primed to overeat (even more) come dinnertime. Here are some lightweight breakfast choices that will tide you over.

Spotlight Recipes: Cornbread & Dinner Rolls

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, Thanksgiving, November 23, 2009

Every year I have this internal debate: Do I make cornbread or rolls for Thanksgiving dinner? This year, I’m going with cornbread, but either of these recipes will make a scrumptious addition to your holiday table. Stick to smaller portions (mini-muffins, anyone?) to save room for the rest of the meal and keep calories inRead more

Spotlight Recipe: Edamame Hummus

by in Healthy Recipes, November 21, 2009

Now that I’ve (finally) furnished my new apartment, I’ve started hosting get-togethers. This unique spin on hummus, which is traditionally made with chickpeas, is an easy snack that I can set out while we’re swapping stories. To be sure I’m covered for last-minute gatherings, I whip up a batch on the weekend and have itRead more

Spotlight Recipes: Yummy Appetizers for Under 250 Calories

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, November 19, 2009

Looking for some easy and delicious starters for your holiday festivities? Our top appetizer picks are easy to prepare and have less than 250 calories per serving!

Spotlight Recipes: 5 Easy Holiday Sweets

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, November 18, 2009

With fall flavors in season and holiday gatherings just around the corner, we’ve dipped into our Healthy Eats recipe collection for some sweet treats. Serve them up at your next shin-dig or tote them along to a party.

Green Bean Casserole, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Holidays, Meal Makeovers, Thanksgiving, November 16, 2009

With the fried onion topping and heavy cream and cheese mixed in, a typical green bean casserole loads serves up 550 calories in just one side dish. You can still enjoy the classic flavor while slimming down some of the fatty ingredients. Here’s how.