Tag: shrimp

Spotlight Recipes: Mardi Gras Madness

by in Healthy Holidays, Healthy Recipes, February 15, 2010

This Mardi Gras celebrate Southern-style food without sticks of butter, mounds of meat, and gobs of heavy cream. These top healthy picks will make your mouth water and have your guests begging for more.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: A Taste of Greece

by in Uncategorized, January 24, 2010

Here are two quick recipes that are recreations of what I savored in Greece — just with a healthier spin. They are easy enough to serve for dinner any night of the week.

10 Foods That Are Healthier Than You Think

by in Healthy Tips, January 14, 2010

Deciphering which foods are healthy can be tough. Some foods that are marketed as “healthy” are anything but. Other foods might not have a fancy label or have a bad reputation (dark meat, anyone?) and you’re passing them up. Here are 10 foods you may be avoiding unnecessarily.

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.

Aisle by Aisle: Sorting Through Frozen Food Options

by in Grocery Shopping, July 24, 2009

It seems like the freezer section gets bigger and bigger everyday. Can frozen foods be part of your healthy diet and which should you stay away from? Here’s our take on the some of the more popular products lining the freezer aisle.

Katie’s Healthy Bites: Beans, Beans, Good for Your Heart

by in Healthy Recipes, Healthy Tips, July 12, 2009

Beans might get a bad rap, but they’re extremely good for you! An excellent source of complex carbs, protein and fiber, they’re also chock full of vitamins and minerals (calcium, potassium, B6 and folate to name a few). Here are some good summer recipes featuring white beans.

Spotlight Recipe: Grilled Shrimp with Grapefruit BBQ Sauce

by in Healthy Recipes, May 20, 2009

Why get store-bought BBQ sauce when you can make your own lickety-split? Homemade sauces are typically lower in sodium and you control the ingredients. Grapefruit juice adds tang and a vitamin C boost to this recipe. Slap it on some lean shrimp and the dish comes to only 413 calories and 6.5 grams of fatRead more

Spotlight Recipes: Low-Cal Shrimp Picks

by in Healthy Recipes, January 22, 2009

Sweet and tender, shrimp are extremely low in calories and a terrific source of protein. Three ounces of cooked shrimp (that’s about 15 large ones) only has 85 calories, 18 grams of protein and less than 1 gram of fat — that’s as lean as lean protein gets.