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Why We Love Chili

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, Meal Makeovers, November 3, 2010
30-Minute Turkey Chili
30-Minute Turkey Chili

This classic comfort food is the perfect end to a cold day. Its versatility can make it suitable to most taste preferences and although many think it’s unhealthy, chili is really full of nutritious ingredients. But those aren’t the only reasons we love chili.

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Spotlight Recipe: Five-Layer Mexican Dip

by in Healthy Recipes, June 22, 2009

Five Layer Mexican Dip
Pep up your next fiesta with this dip made with a bunch of healthy trimmings — beans, cheese, corn, tomatoes, avocados and a touch of spice. With a half-cup of dip per 140 calorie serving, you’ll be able to indulge without much worry. Offer a colorful display of veggies or baked tortilla chips for dipping. If you — or your guests — need the real deal, remember 15 tortilla chips (about an ounce) is our recommended maximum serving.

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Rice and Beans, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, June 18, 2009

riceandbeans
Did you know combining rice and beans creates a perfect protein? Problem is, many folks sabotage this healthy dish by adding too much fat. Done right, rice and beans can be flavor-packed, quick-and-easy choice. Here is how we do it.

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Spotlight Recipe: Black Bean Salad

by in Healthy Recipes, May 25, 2009

Black Bean Salad
This deliciously simple dish is the perfect Memorial Day side. Amazingly, there’s no oil or other fat added to it — meaning it’s fat-free. Instead, you get tons of fiber from the beans, corn and other veggies. A touch of pineapple adds a sweetness to the combo, too.

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Legume to Love: Beans

by in Healthy Tips, April 24, 2009


Tons of fresh beans exist — fava, lima beans, etc. — but it’s the dried ones we’re talking about here. There are dozens of varieties, all super versatile and full of nutrients. Add to that their budget-friendliness, and what more can you ask for?

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