Tag: lightened up

Chicken Wings, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, February 2, 2010

Teriyaki Chicken Wings
A game-day gathering just wouldn’t be complete without a plate of hot wings. This finger food can quickly max you out on calories and fat. Slim this party nibbler with these tips and recipes.

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FN's Top Recipes, Lightened Up: #5 Chicken Enchiladas

by in Healthy Recipes, Meal Makeovers, January 11, 2010

Chicken Enchiladas
Every January, our big sister, FoodNetwork.com, tallies up their most-viewed recipes of the previous year. They’ve just unveiled their Top 50 Recipes of 2009 — all scrumptious dishes but not exactly waistline-friendly fare! If you’re tempted to try out the best of the best, we don’t want you to blow your diet. Every week, we are looking at one of the top five recipes and offering some simple tips for slimming them down without losing their flavor.

Coming in at #5 is Tyler Florence’s Chicken Enchiladas. Good news: This dish is healthier than you might think.

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Fettuccine Alfredo, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, December 15, 2009

fettuccini alfredo
Creamy, cheesy alfredo sauce lightened up? Can it be true? I’ve been searching for the best ways to make fettuccine alfredo easier on the waistline, and it all comes down to my secret ingredient.

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