Hot Quinoa Cereal

Hot Quinoa Cereal

The wind is howling outside and the temps are dropping. That’s all the reason I need to stay inside and in some fluffy flannel pajamas. But when it comes to warming my belly, there’s nothing better than a big bowl of hot cereal. Usually, ...
Family Food Fight: How to Win the War

Family Food Fight: How to Win the War

It’s Mom versus the kids. They want pizza; you want a meal that isn’t greasy and actually has a nutritional profile you’re proud to feed growing little bodies. Before you slip on the gloves and duke it out, consider the middle groun ...
Is That Cheat Day Derailing Your Diet?

Is That Cheat Day Derailing Your Diet?

Through the holidays, you may have let loose a little. After all, no one wants to be the scrooge of Christmas, saying no to every morsel of food that doesn’t fit within your diet. But by taking a cheat day — or two or three — you ma ...
Banana-Flax Muffins

Banana-Flax Muffins

If you dread dry,  bland diet breakfast food (fiber cereal, anyone?), these moist muffins will make mornings happy again. With just 136 calories and  a single gram of fat, they’re a light, sweet start to the day or a deliciously guilt-free mid- ...
Say Yes to Yeast

Say Yes to Yeast

Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy? A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper ...
Peanut Buttercup Protein Pancakes

Peanut Buttercup Protein Pancakes

Buttercup squash is the adorable dark-green vegetable that’s often mistaken for a small pumpkin. Yet, it tastes nothing like a pumpkin. This winter squash is more nutty and a whole lot creamier. It’s also loaded with nutrients, including ...
Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

This recipe combines nonfat Greek yogurt with organic pumpkin puree and whole-wheat pasta for a creamy, decadent dinner that’s surprisingly low-fat and cooks in under 15 minutes. The ingredients below are for a single serving; simply multiply t ...