Now that autumn is rolling in, it’s officially time to enjoy the beautiful variety of squashes that the season has to offer. From sweet pumpkins to delicatas and kabochas, these recipes from The Refined Chef use simple preparation techniques that go a long way in creating flavorful, nutritious, and calorie-friendly dishes to enjoy on a chilly day.Continue reading...
Shrimps are low in calories, loaded with nutrients, and deliciously easy to cook. Garlicky Shrimp Saute is marinated in seasoned lemon juice and quickly sauteed with thin lemon slices and plenty of crushed garlic.Continue reading...
Whether it's a sweet snack or smart dessert you're craving, this high-protein treat is sure to satisfy. Pineapple, yogurt, and grapes... Oh my!
Whole foods are good for you foods. Learning the difference between the words hulled and pearled will help you choose the best barley. Find out how to select, cook, and season these chewy grains of goodness.Continue reading...
If you're looking for a way to cut back on carbs, here's the side dish for you. Tastes like cheesy mashed potatoes!
One of the best known Russian salads is "stolichniy salat," more commonly known as "olivie." While the traditional recipe is heavier on potatoes and mayonnaise, this version is lighter. It still offers the same variety of ingredients and taste of the original though, and pairs perfectly with meat, chicken, and fish (or by itself!).
It's creamy, delicious, easy to make, and delivers a large dose of vitamins A, B6, and C! Cut the squash yourself to save money. When pressed for time, purchase a package of pre-cubed squash from your favorite produce departmentContinue reading...
In honor of Celiac Awareness Day today, we’ve rounded up five favorite gluten-free recipes with mouth-watering presentations and delicious flavors. These recipes contain smart ingredients that won’t trigger celiac disease symptoms or cause an upset stomach. Added bonus: they’re low-calorie options, too.
Chicken breast has never been tastier! Dust the chicken with lemon pepper seasoning and dance it through a delicious sauce, then bake at your leisure. While the chicken bakes, put together a gorgeous salad of leafy greens and strawberries.Continue reading...
Are you a fan of set-it-and-forget-it cooking? Here's a dish that would be great for breakfast OR dessert -- sweet apples and old-fashioned oats are good any time!
Simple, elegant, and ready in only 30 minutes, Brown Sugar and Port Poached Pears are delicious all by themselves. Nestle these beauties next to your favorite Greek Yogurt or ice cream and wow the crowd tonightContinue reading...
We swapped out pasta for low-calorie zucchini in this super-flavorful recipe! Enjoy...Continue reading...
Before you head back to work and send your children back to school, don’t forget to prepare some meals! Wraps are easy, flexible, and fun. Make these for guests to enjoy, pack a few for a picnic, and savor the rest for lunch the next few days.
No meat slicer is required for this pulled beef riff on a Chicago style favorite. The nutrition facts for Italian Beef with Pepperoncini include the bun and a slice of provolone cheese! Top it off with a mountain of deliciously crunchy veggies for the perfect sandwich.Continue reading...
It's like the greatest hits of a summer cookout jumped into a bowl together. Grilled veggies, BBQ sauce, and a pasta salad, all at once! This high-fiber picnic food is perfect for Labor Day...Continue reading...
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