Tag: healthy dinners

A Healthy Dinner That’s Also Quick? How About 7 of Them?

by in Healthy Recipes, April 24, 2014

Whipping up a healthy meal doesn’t have to be a source of agita — or a gigantic time commitment. Each of these good-for-you dinners is ready in 25 (make that 24!) to 40 minutes. Swiss Chard Soup: 40 min (above, from Food Network Magazine) Swiss Chard is in charge when it comes to this satisfying soup.Read more

Bringing Back the Family Dinner, One Tasty Cauliflower Recipe at a Time

by in Cookbooks, April 21, 2014

A longtime filmmaker and environmental activist (she produced the Academy Award–winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth), Laurie David is now on a crusade to change the way America eats. A lofty goal, for sure, but after revamping the way her own family approached food, she’s primed to share her practical yet sly spin on healthier homeRead more

How to Build a Better Chicken Pot Pie

by in Meal Makeovers, March 15, 2014

Order this classic dish at a restaurant and you’re in for a 900-calorie meal (that’s without appetizers or dessert!). Opt for frozen and you won’t do much better at around 700 calories a pop. For both options, fat ranges from 40 to 60 grams and sodium can double the recommended daily amount. Instead, cozy up to a homemade version Healthy Eats style.

5 Crazy-Good Comfort Food Makeovers

by in Meal Makeovers, March 2, 2014

Think eating comfort foods is an indulgence? Think again. With simple swaps, lean protein choices, and a little creativity you can enjoy your favorites any night of the week without an ounce of guilt.

Ellie’s New Cookbook: Health Food That’s Also Fast

by in Cookbooks, January 10, 2014

You don’t need to slave over a hot stove to get a healthy, delicious meal on the dinner table. I spoke with nutritionist Ellie Krieger whose fabulous new book Weeknight Wonders has 150 fabulous recipes to get the job done in in 30 minutes or less!

10 Make-Ahead Weeknight Dinners (Plus Dessert!)

by in Healthy Recipes, November 7, 2013

Too busy to cook during the week? Instead of relying on take-out, prep one of these recipes ahead of time and you’ll have a healthy dinner at the ready when you come home.