Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Tuna & Tomato Pasta

Take a break from your usual mayo-smothered tuna salad sandwich lunch with this light dish made from whole grain pasta shells, cherry tomatoes and tuna tossed in olive oil and lemon juice. It’s a great way to squeeze in a serving of healthy ome ...
Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Roasted Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Don’t let bright orange mac and cheese land on your kids’ plates — that is, unless the color comes from roasted butternut squash instead of a packet of chemical powder! This creamy, comforting homemade version is made with fresh (or ...
Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

Gluten-Free Veggie Pizza

Pizza doesn’t have to be off limits just because you’ve gone gluten free. Make your own crisp, chewy crust with good-for-you ingredients such as teff (the world’s smallest gluten-free grain!), hemp seeds and a homemade flax “e ...
Hearty Slow Cooker Beans & Greens

Hearty Slow Cooker Beans & Greens

When you make a meal in a slow cooker, you can “prep and forget,” going about your day while it takes care of the cooking. Another advantage is that you’ll probably have leftovers, giving you a quick lunch or a dinner for another d ...
Creamy Zucchini Ribbon “Pasta”

Creamy Zucchini Ribbon “Pasta”

Not one but two healthy surprises come with this clever “pasta” dish. The noodles are actually made from fresh, raw zucchini, and the creamy “alfredo” sauce is just a simple, light coating of Greek yogurt. No cooking require ...
Creamy Eggplant Pasta

Creamy Eggplant Pasta

The alfredo-like sauce on this pasta is made with whole milk instead of heavy cream, giving you the same flavor and texture, but not all the unwanted fat and calories. The trick is to start with a simple roux made from butter and flour, then to slowl ...
Quick Chickpea Shrimp Chili

Quick Chickpea Shrimp Chili

No need to let a pot simmer on the stove for hours to fix that cold-weather chili craving. This healthy dish takes just about 30 minutes, calling for a simple combination of fresh, frozen and canned ingredients. Chickpeas and shrimp are added to the ...