Here’s a healthy way to use up all your turkey leftovers during that long Thanksgiving holiday weekend. Pair this soup with some crusty whole-wheat bread and a simple green salad for a total meal that takes only a few minutes.
1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped carrot
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup minced onion
Looking for an alternative to those endless tuna casseroles? Try this cheese and spinach Italian staple that features uncooked pasta and low-fat dairy products, reducing both the prep time and the calories. To round out the meal, serve with a colorful green salad and some crusty whole-wheat bread.
2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided
Serve this as a main meal on hot summer nights when you can’t bear the thought of a hot oven or a flaming grill!
3 tablespoons (tbs) white-wine vinegar or cider vinegar
1 garlic clove, minced
1 teaspoon (tsp) sugar
Serve this fiber-rich entrée over a whole-grain side dish, like brown rice, barley, bulgur or quinoa.
2 (15- or 19-ounce) cans of white kidney beans,
drained and rinsed
11/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
trimmed and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 teaspoons (tsp) olive or canola oil...
Want to get your family or clients to eat more of the healthy green stuff? Test out these simple toppings on any fresh or frozen veggie dishes:
Orange-Sesame Drizzle. Whisk together 2 tablespoons (tbs) reduced-sodium soy sauce, 2 tbs orange juice, 1 tbs rice vinegar, 1 tbs toasted sesame oil, 2 teaspoons (tsp) sugar, 1/2 tsp chili-garlic sauce, 2 tsp minced fresh gin...
The recipe for this quick and easy appetizer can be doubled to serve as an entrée.
1 tablespoon (tbs) olive oil
3 1/2 cups thinly sliced fennel bulb
1/4 teaspoon (tsp) salt
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 bay leaf
Although this recipe is quick and easy, you can save even more time by using minced garlic from a jar and/or frozen mixed vegetables!
1 tablespoon (tbs) extra-virgin olive oil
3⁄4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut in 3⁄4-inch pieces
1 large zucchini, diced
1 large red pepper, cored and diced
1 teaspoon (tsp) minced g...