Halloween treats aren’t always healthy, but there are some easy ways to turn more wholesome ingredients into spooky treats that won’t weigh you down...
Pumpkins are actually a much more versatile and healthy ingredient than you might think - tap into their health benefits all season long with these recipes.
As summer heats up, the last thing you want to do is stand in a hot kitchen. Here are some ways to keep your cooking minimal on the hottest days of summer.
Looking for some tasty ways to get the nutrients you need from veggies? Try these dishes that incorporate veggies in a sneaky and delicious way!
Looking for a healthier way to enjoy Valentine’s Day sweets? Here are a few recipe ideas for delicious and satisfying desserts that you and your sweetie can savor with a little less guilt. Chocolate Covered Strawberries Use fresh strawberries and melted semisweet chocolate morsels to create a vibrant, yummy, chocolaty treat for your family. One […]
The holidays can be a time of frequent indulgences that may not be friendly for your waistline. If you are trying to prevent holiday weight gain this year, you can stay full and surprise your holiday guests by preparing these healthier options. Green bean salad Green bean casserole is a fixture on many holiday tables, […]
Cookies are a heartwarming treat for the holiday season, but they can lead to seasonal weight gain if you overindulge. If you have a serious sweet tooth, you can still satisfy your cookie cravings without the guilt. Just use these tips for preparing healthier cookies. Substitute Part or All of The Butter Butter adds a […]
Sadly adding green dye to your beer doesn’t make it any healthier. But don’t worry – you’re in luck! We’ve put together a list of some deliciously festive and low calorie drink options you can make this St. Patrick’s Day: You’ll feel lucky when you realize this drink will only set you back 90 calories! […]
Just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend, here is a dessert you can enjoy without feeling guilty about it! The lemon and fruit make this parfait a refreshing treat for a light dessert (or romantic breakfast!)
Not only will the fresh, high-impact flavors found in this recipe give you a soup with a made-from-scratch taste that cannot be beat - it might even help clear your sinuses!
Plane, Train or Automobile – no matter how you are traveling this summer, with a little creativity you can eat well (and healthily!) while on the road Anyone who has ever had a long layover is familiar with the limited meal options when traveling – either you settle for greasy fast food, or spend a […]
Want pizza with a crispy, chewy crust and delightful smoky flavor? Then try throwing your pizza pie on the grill! Before brushing it off as a silly idea, consider some of the perks of pizza grilling: 1. Who wants to heat up their oven (and their kitchen!) to over 400°F on a hot summer day? […]
Beat the heat this summer with this recipe that is sure to be a crowd pleaser. These rolls make a great starter or can be the main event. Because they are not fried, they are very low in fat and calories. Which means these rolls are not only tasty, but they are also healthy. Added […]
Who said non-alcoholic drinks had to be boring? Freshen up your refreshments with these fun-for-all party drinks! Whether you are throwing a backyard BBQ or hosting a book-club luncheon you can offer your guests beverages that are both fun to drink and healthful. Raspberry Spritzer Skip the sugar-laden sodas on hot and steamy days. Instead, […]
Looking for a great lunch this week? Try out our recipe for one Super-Spinach Salad. Containing spinach, strawberries, walnuts and blueberries this salad is brimming with antioxidants and goodness! Super-Spinach Salad Prep Time: 5 minutes | Ready in: 10 minutes | Servings: 4 Nutritional Information: Calories: 303 | Total Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 63mg Ingredients: […]
Cooking up heart-healthy meals for you and your family doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor. Increasing your heart health requires no secret ingredients. It simply means making dishes that are lower in cholesterol, saturated fat, total fat and sodium. One simple way to start cooking healthier is to swap your standard hamburgers for turkey […]
This month’s recipe features quinoa, a delicious whole “grain” that is easy to digest, full of high quality protein and fiber, and can form the basis of many a delicious meal. Right about now many of you might be thinking “Quin-WHAT?” Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) is not a grain, but rather a seed. When cooked quinoa […]