Simple Spaghetti Squash Skillet

Simple Spaghetti Squash Skillet

There's life beyond wheat noodles - save calories and dial up the nutrition with veggies masquerading as noodles. Pure genius. Ingredients 1 spaghetti squash 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil 1 lb lean ground Beef (grass fed, if possible) or lean ground Turkey 1 small...

Chicken Parmesan Soup

Chicken Parmesan Soup

This Slow Cooker Chicken Parmesan Soup has all of the flavors of decadent Chicken Parmesan in a waistline-friendly crockpot soup! Bonus: It takes just minutes to prepare. Crock pots really are a great way to make soup, as the ingredients have all day to slowly simmer,...

Grilled Cajun Chicken

Grilled Cajun Chicken

We usually have to marinate chicken breasts to make them flavorful, but this tasty chicken doesn’t require any marinating. A simple homemade Cajun spice rub followed by 8 minutes on the grill and topped with a fresh avocado based salsa yields stellar results. The...

Kabobs & Kebabs

Kabobs & Kebabs

Skewers of crunchy veggies and juicy tidbits of steak, all marinated and grilled to perfection, are an excellent tribute to Labor Day's end-of-summer feast. These fresh veggie kabobs are packed with tons of flavor – perfect as a healthy side dish to any meal. If you...

Wanda’s Spicy Jive Turkey Chili

Wanda’s Spicy Jive Turkey Chili

My friend Wanda is an amazing cook, She is famous in my circle of friends for being the one to get me to enjoy kale (which is a good thing, because one can handle only so much romaine lettuce before one goes bonkers). But today's offering is not a cool crisp salad, oh...

Fancy-Schmancy Avocado Toasts

Fancy-Schmancy Avocado Toasts

Searching my Food Network app for some inspiration, I saw a show called Bootcamp Brunch, devoted to a healthy-yet-indulgent spread. In the show, a personal trainer led a group of friends through an outdoor workout before they all settled down to refuel. It's like they...

Curry Chicken Cashew Salad

Curry Chicken Cashew Salad

Cool and creamy chicken salad gets a little exotic with the addition of antioxidant-rich curry powder, crisp vegetables, sweet apples and crunchy cashews. This is a fabulous meal-prep recipe! When cooking the chicken, make extra for an easy protein addition to any...

Butternut Barley Pilaf

Butternut Barley Pilaf

This pilaf is an excellent side dish to add to your Thanksgiving table.  Winter squash contributes a rich, full flavor to a simple barley pilaf. A mixture of parsley, lemon zest and garlic gives the dish a lively finish. Thank the food writers at EatingWell for this...

Pilaf & Pomegranate

Pilaf & Pomegranate

Barley Pilaf with Wild Rice & Pomegranate This elegant dish from EatingWell is perfect for entertaining. The pilaf melds the chewy texture of barley and wild rice with the richness of toasted pine nuts and the sweet-tart crunch of pomegranate seeds. Ingredients 2...

Edamame Summer Salad

Edamame Summer Salad

This edamame salad is bright, colorful and full of fresh flavor. It's a perfect side dish to take to your next backyard barbeque. Easy-to-make and delicious, here's how to impress the health food nerds in your social circle.You can thank the crew over at Clean Food...

California Cobb

California Cobb

There are countless varieties on the classic Cobb salad. This one, from the Clean Food Crush blog, features silky sections of avocado, tangy feta cheese, and a creamy garlic dressing. Artfully cut, and presented on a serving platter, this is a feast for a queen. But...

Smart Swaps

Smart Swaps

People hunting for ways to cut calories often try drastic dietary measures. But major diet changes like juice cleanses aren’t easy to stick with over the long haul. A better, more sustainable approach to whittling the waistline is to look for simple ways to tweak...

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