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.
Posts Categorized: Recipe Roundup
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.
Whether you’re picking from your own garden or choosing from the bounty at the farmers’ market, having unique recipes to try is an important part of enjoying your fresh vegetables to the fullest. Let your family leave the table happy with these delicious dishes.
When the heat of summer is at its worst, a day at the beach is welcome relief. Tuna sandwiches get boring quickly, and many of our seaside favorites could use a little help in the nutrition department. These recipes will all pack beautifully in a cooler for a refreshing, healthful trip to the beach.
Summer is the season for the freshest of fish, but many of our favorite seafood dishes are loaded with butter and cheese. These recipes will let you savor seafood in some of your favorite dishes, using healthier substitutions to create luscious meals that you can eat in good conscience, knowing that you’re getting great nutrition while you sup.
As summer nears, the great opportunities for grilling with friends and family increase. Don’t let your celebrations derail your commitment to healthy eating. With these recipes, you can enjoy an amazing, delicious cookout without compromising on great nutrition.