Low-Calorie Chicken Cacciatore

Low-Calorie Chicken Cacciatore

Big Italian dinners and diets typically don’t mix. But watching your waistline doesn’t have to mean rich, savory meals are always off limits. Rather than pining away for pasta, make a mouthwatering main dish with tender chicken, loads of ...
Fresh Mango Salsa

Fresh Mango Salsa

Ta ta, tomatoes! This salsa’s gone tropical, filled with chunks of mango, colorful peppers and fresh, flavorful herbs. Scoop it up with whole-grain crackers or organic blue corn chips for a healthy, hearty snack. It’s also great on grille ...
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 ...