As we wait for the last chill of winter to loosen its icy grip on our lives, warm, rich foods can do a lot to rally our spirits. Many of our favorite classic recipes are, sadly, high in saturated fat and salt. Don’t give up hope on enjoying a good bowl of comfort food without breaking your plans for a nutritious lifestyle. We’ve got some wonderful, cozy recipes that make nutrition a priority without sacrificing flavor.
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Don’t forget to join us today for our free webinar, Healthier Home Cooking, or watch the recording at your convenience! I’m teaming up with scientific advisor Kit Broihier to help you streamline your week with great tricks for faster cooking. Try these recipes and tips for turning today’s dinner into tomorrow’s lunch or dinner.
If you can’t eat a balanced meal within an hour of working out, grabbing a snack with protein and whole grains is a great idea. We’ve got a few ideas for easy snacks to bridge from your workout to your next meal.
Finding your way through the holidays without giving up on healthy eating is a challenge not to be underestimated. To help you navigate the next couple of weeks full of parties and family get-togethers, we’ve put together a few healthy and delicious options that will feel special and indulgent without shelving nutrition.
You don’t have to give up on a nutrition in order to enjoy all of your holiday favorites. We’ve reworked all the classics to earn Guiding Stars. Have a favorite we missed? Let us know in the comments! You can improve the nutrition of any dish by lowering the salt, sugar and saturated fats and using more fruits, vegetables and whole grains.
Cooking in the fall can be as beautiful in color as the leaves on the trees. Pumpkin and squash provide a rich palette of oranges. Apples offer shades from red to green like trees half-changed. Corn brings hints of yellow. Whole grains provide the counterpoint of muted browns as a background for the bright colors for a feast that is as lovely as it is healthful and delicious.
Whether you’re worried about how long a lunch box might get stuck in the hot sun or worried about not sending your child’s deskmate into anaphylactic shock by accidentally sending a critical allergen in your child’s snack, sending food to school can seem like a daunting task. Set your concerns aside for a few days–we’ve got a roundup of recipes that mostly avoid major food allergens, doesn’t require refrigeration, meets the schools healthy eating policies and satisfies your child’s demands for flavor and texture. Parent of the year? That’s so you.