Gluten-free quinoa is a very adaptable little seed. In this recipe, quinoa replaces the traditional rice. Packed with six grams of protein per serving, quinoa transforms a high carb side dish into a healthy mealContinue reading...
It's fry time!!! (Arguably, the best time.) These fries are loaded with reduced-fat Parmesan and garlicky goodness. And butternut squash tastes exactly like sweet potatoes, minus the excess starchy calories!
This pretty little veggie is wonderful for a quick weeknight side dish. In a matter of minutes, the power of calcium, iron, and vitamins A & C will be on your family's table. Enjoy deliciously healthy Broccolini with Garlic!Continue reading...
Skip the schmancy restaurant salads. Swaps like this -- with seasoned chicken and a tasty DIY chipotle dressing -- are much smarter choices.
Harness your culinary imagination and let your cookery personality shine through when you prepare this beautiful Simply Lentil Soup. Let it stay mild and soothing or make it rock with flavor.Continue reading...
My brand-new book -- The Hungry Girl Diet -- just hit store shelves everywhere! In addition to a four-week jump-start plan, the book is PACKED with survival strategies, maintenance tips, and (of course!) recipes for large and delicious meals. To celebrate, I'm spilling one of my favorite recipes from the weight-loss plan. Where else can you get a heaping plate of cheesy chicken Parm with a saucy spaghetti swap AND still lose weight? Enjoy!Continue reading...
When I get bored of the same easy breakfast options (how many veggie omelets and bowls of oatmeal can a girl have?), ideas for new meals start brewing. This avo-yogurt breakfast is a simple healthy dessert, with enough fiber and protein per serving to fill you up and keep you full. Whip it up in minutes, no blender necessary.
Adding vegetables to your new healthier lifestyle is easy with zucchini. The trick is to counter boredom by adding new recipes to your repertoire. In Green & Yellow Zucchini Ribbons with Meatballs, strips of zucchini and tomatoes are nestled in the middle of a plate filled with sauteed mushrooms and low fatContinue reading...
I love to make everything taste like cheeseburgers. Can you blame me? You'll flip over these burger-ific stuffed mushrooms...Continue reading...
Food is fuel for the body, but it can also be tasty fun. A small change in a recipe's normal method of preparation and a bad day magically transforms into one filled with genuine smiles. Pan Sauteed Ravioli takes just a few minutes andContinue reading...
"Irish nachos?" YES. Except instead of potatoes, I got sneaky and used turnip slices to cut the carby calories. Hot 'n cheesy deliciousness that's perfect for St. Patrick's Day (or any day, really)!Continue reading...
Did you give up thick rich chowder in order to lose weight? Bring the satisfying flavors of chowder back into your life with a few healthy recipe tweaks. Fat goes flying out the window when you replaceContinue reading...
Who doesn't love wedge salads? They're retro cool and topped with decadent ingredients. But their calorie counts often leave something to be desired. My swap, on the other hand, is just as guilt-free as it is hip and delicious!Continue reading...
This delectable Spicy Shrimp Salad may be served as an appetizer, a first course, or in the Thai way - in a separate bowl along with the main meal. Delicious vegetarian options prove the versatility of the recipe. Make it your way today with the amount of Thai spice that is perfect for you.Continue reading...
dir="ltr">Chili cook-offs are occurring all over the nation today for National Chili Day, with everyone searching for the best chili recipe to satisfy the taste buds...and the body! Join in on the festivities in your own kitchen with these favorite chili recipes.Continue reading...
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