Tag: chicken

Why We Love Chili

by 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 in 5-Ingredient Recipes, October 1, 2010

You’re dying for some crispy and tender fried chicken but could do without all the fat and calories. 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 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! Don’t settle for plain chicken, dress it up.

Cook Once, Please Everyone: Tacos

by in Healthy Tips, Kid-Friendly, July 14, 2010

Sometimes I feel like I am 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 our family favorite dishes is tacos—here’s how I prepare them to please everyone.

Chicken Parmesan, Lightened Up

by 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. 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 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 research may help stave 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.

Chicken Wings, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, February 2, 2010

Super Bowl Sunday wouldn’t be complete without a plate of hot wings. This finger food can quickly max you out on calories and fat, however. Slim the party nibbler with these tips and recipes.

Hosting a Healthy Holiday Party

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Tips, December 14, 2009

You may be convinced the ultimate holiday party spread includes a fatty cheese ball, sugary cookies and loads of alcohol, but healthy and tasty fare is possible. Here are top tips for planning and a bunch of recipes for your shindig.