Don’t you love walking in the door after a long day and dinner is waiting? It’s that easy when you put your slow cooker to work. Whip out this under-appreciated kitchen appliance and try these 5 mouth-watering dishes.
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Slow Cooker Dinners 5 Ways by Toby Amidor in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, November 30, 2010
Why We Love Chili by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, Meal Makeovers, November 3, 2010
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.
5 Ingredients or Less CHALLENGE: Chicken Fingers 2 Ways by Healthy Eats in 5-Ingredient Recipes, October 1, 2010
You’re dying for some crisp-tender fried chicken fingers, but could do without all the fat and calories. Don’t worry — we’ve got two delicious ways to slim them down. Our nutritionists Dana and Toby are going head to head, dishing up their lightened-up versions of this famous finger food. Weigh in on your favorite!
Dressing Up Rotisserie Chicken by Dana Angelo White in Healthy Recipes, September 7, 2010
When it comes to store-bought options, a rotisserie chicken can be one of the healthiest ways to get lean protein on the table, fast! But don’t settle for plain chicken — here’s how to turn the supermarket staple into inventive, healthy dinners.
Menu: A Labor Day Grill-Out by Toby Amidor in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, September 6, 2010
Cook Once, Please Everyone: Tacos by Toby Amidor in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, July 14, 2010
Sometimes I feel like I’m a private chef for each one of my three kids, my husband and my grandmother (who dines with us often). Instead of pulling my hair out in frustration, I’ve learned to cook kid-friendly dishes that can be dressed-up for adults too. One of my family’s favorite dishes is tacos — here’s how I prepare them to please everyone.
Grilled Chicken 5 Ways by Dana Angelo White in 1 Food, 5 Ways, May 24, 2010
We’re celebrating the unofficial start of summer here at Healthy Eats with Memorial Day recipes all week long. Today, we’re featuring a crowd-pleasing favorite: Grilled chicken. Plain old grilled chicken breasts are a tasty and healthy option, but there are so many other ways to spice up this lean protein! Fire up the grill and get creative with five tasty recipes.
Chicken Parmesan, Lightened Up by Dana Angelo White in Meal Makeovers, April 1, 2010
Classic chicken Parmesan comes breaded, fried and smothered in mozzarella cheese and then served alongside a plate of pasta. With all that, an order at some restaurants can tip the scales at 1,500 calories and 80 grams of fat per serving. Here’s how to get the same flavor minus the extra fat.
Spotlight Recipes: More Chicken Ideas by Toby Amidor in Healthy Recipes, March 8, 2010
You can never have too many yummy chicken recipes. A lean protein, chicken is packed with energy-boosting B-vitamins and the mineral selenium (which may help ward off cancers, according to some research). Don’t forget to remove the skin before digging in to get rid of most of the artery-clogging saturated fat.
- Recipes to Try:
- Lemon Chicken with Artichoke Hearts
- Pan-Seared Chicken with Cilantro Pesto
- Grilled Chicken Paillard With Lemon and Black Pepper and Arugula Tomato Salad
- Rolled Chicken Sandwich With Arugula and Parsley Aioli (shown above)
- Chicken Posole
- Ellie Krieger’s Chicken Recipes
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