Tag: healthy dinners

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.