Tag: chicken

What To Order: The 5 Healthiest Restaurant Chicken Dinners

by in Dining Out, June 27, 2011

This new series focuses on finding the healthiest options when dining out. We’re starting out with one of the most popular items on the menu—chicken. Here are our top 5 picks.

Top Recipes, Lightened Up: Alton’s Fried Chicken

by in Healthy Tips, Meal Makeovers, May 25, 2011

When I taught at a culinary school, the chef’s motto was “fat equals flavor.” Unfortunately, the wrong kinds of fat can also means a bigger waistline along with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Save the real deal for a once in a while treat and try some slimming ways to cook up Alton’s famous chicken.

Top 5 Foods To Boost Your Mood

by in Healthy Tips, April 11, 2011

Feeling a little down in the dumps? While it may not be able to cure all that ails you, what you eat can certainly affect how you feel. Make these 5 feel-good foods part of your regular routine.

Fried Chicken, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, March 18, 2011

We’ve given you tips for lightening up your fried favorites. Now it’s time to hone in on this crunchy comfort food classic. We’ve got tips for every step in making crispy, juicy, and less-fattening fried chicken.

Healthy Recipe Essentials: Soups

by in Healthy Recipes, March 11, 2011

We gave you tips on healthy stir fries, this time we’re tackling soups. Soups are inexpensive and versatile. There are so many variations to play with depending on the veggies, legumes, grains, herbs and meats you add. We’ll walk through the basics to get you started and give you fun and exciting ideas to play with in the kitchen.

What’s Really In Your Food?

by in Food News, Food Safety, January 27, 2011

Taco Bell’s beef claim isn’t the only deceptive marketing out there lately. Check out some other surprisingly shameless food claims and find out what you can do about it.

FN’s Top Recipes Lightened Up: Giada’s Chicken Piccata

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 18, 2011

Looking for something new to do with chicken? Giada’s simply delicious Chicken Piccata gives plain old chicken a burst of fresh flavor with lemon and capers. We’ve got tips that will save 165 calories and 20 grams of fat per serving!

Slow Cooker Dinners 5 Ways

by in 1 Food, 5 Ways, Healthy Recipes, November 30, 2010

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 underappreciated kitchen appliance and try these 5 mouth-watering dishes.