Tag: potato

Hanukkah: How to Control the Fried Food Frenzy!

by in Healthy Holidays, December 17, 2011

Fried foods are no stranger to this holiday of lights. Eight days of latkes and jelly doughnuts can rack up the calories in an unhealthy heartbeat. Here are tips to get you through this year’s Hanukkah festivities.

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.

Scalloped Potatoes, Lightened Up

by in Healthy Recipes, December 21, 2010

Most classic versions of this all-time favorite potato dish aren’t very figure-friendly, especially with boatloads of heavy cream and mounds of cheese. There are a few tricks to lighten things up—here’s how.

Weekly Bits: Irish Feasting

by in Reader Tips & Comments, March 20, 2010

St. Patrick’s Day might be over for the year, but you don’t have to give up your favorite Irish-inspired recipes! Find new ways to enjoy cabbage and potatoes for less fat and calories with ideas from our readers.

Katie's Healthy Bites: Potato & Kale Soup

by in Uncategorized, December 27, 2009

When it comes to creating soups, the possibilities are endless. Here is a creamy soup that’s as filling as you can get and includes some hearty cool-weather veggies.

Potato Salad, Lightened Up

by in Meal Makeovers, August 10, 2009

I’m just starting to see early varieties of potatoes at the farmers market and potato salad recipes are calling out to me! This picnic and barbecue fave is known to be heavy on the fat and calories, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are my favorite ways to lighten up this summertime classic.