Recipes

Better-for-You Comfort Food

When the weather outside is frightful, comfort food—rich, filling and like mom used to make—can be especially delightful. But too much of it can lead to the not-so-comfortable feeling of a snug waistband. Make your favorite dishes healthier by swapping…

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In Season: 7 Sensational Sides Featuring Winter Greens

Does eating seasonally in colder months mean going without fresh produce? Not if you embrace your winter greens! Dark green, leafy vegetables such as kale, collard greens, and Swiss chard are in season and loaded with good-for-you vitamins and minerals….

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DIY Energy Snacks Even Clueless Chefs Can Make

The next time you’re hungry and dragging, skip the vending machine and try one of these healthy, energizing bites instead. The following recipes feature power-up ingredients like chia seeds, peanut butter and dates. Best of all, they’re quick to make…

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10 Transformational Root Veggie Recipes You’ll Love

Trying to eat with the seasons? It’s time for root vegetables to take the starring role on your plate. These nutritional powerhouses are plentiful right now and add a sweet and hearty twist to any meal. We dug up (sorry)…

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4 Must-Try Nontraditional Thanksgiving Dishes

Turkey has been a staple of Thanksgiving dinner for hundreds of years, but the meals have come a long way since the 1600s when wildfowl, porridge and venison were served. Today, dishes such as cranberry sauce, green bean casserole and…

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Squash Your Snack Cravings with Roasted Seeds

You may not be able to eat healthy 100 percent of the time during the holidays, but at least you can try to be smart about your snacks. For a healthy between-meal bite that also celebrates the season, turn to…

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Taco Night Transformed: Filling Recipes for Your Slow Cooker

Slow cookers aren’t just good for soups and stews, they are also perfect for whipping up taco fillings. These recipes are more exciting–and healthier!–than plain ground beef, turning Taco Tuesday into everyone’s favorite night of the week. Just throw the ingredients…

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Quick and Easy Recipe: Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Not sure how to feed your family this week? Take the easy way out without skimping out on flavor or nutrition. This Greek pasta salad is simple and something the whole family will love. Here’s what you’ll need: Ingredients: 2…

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3 Slow Cooker Soup Recipes to Warm Up Your Week

  As temperatures continue to fall, enjoying a hearty bowl of soup is a great way to warm up from the inside out. And thanks to the convenience of slow cookers, making your own soup can be as simple as…

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