Tag: casserole

5 Casseroles with a Healthy Side

by in Healthy Recipes, April 6, 2014

When it comes to eating well, casseroles need not be the enemy. Meaty, cheesy dishes full of refined carbs may be the retro take on casseroles — but these new one-pan winners prove that healthy eaters and comfort-food cravers can be on the same side after all. Squash and Kale Casserole (above) When it comes toRead more

Make-Ahead Meals: Big Batch Recipes To Cook & Freeze

by in Food Safety, Healthy Recipes, September 24, 2010

The hustle and bustle of everyday life can get in the way of making healthy meals. But with a little planning, it’s possible. Here are some basic tips on choosing the right recipe and how to safely cook, freeze and defrost them.

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.

Cook Now, Freeze For Later

by in Healthy Tips, May 12, 2009

Don’t shy away from preparing large amounts of food at once—it can save you time and money! My grandpa will only eat homemade food and when my grandma travels (sometimes for a month at a time!). So she prepares all her beloved homemade cuisine and freezes it in single-serve containers, from meatballs to stuffed peppers to meatloaf. Here are some great dishes to freeze and a few words of caution when freezing.