If you think pasta is off the menu because of high carbohydrates, reconsider. You can use half (or all) whole grain pasta and add lean protein and veggies for a healthier, tasty alternative.
Falafel is a Middle Eastern specialty consisting of croquettes or balls that are made of spiced ground chickpeas. Traditionally, it is deep-fried, but you can pan fry in a small amount of canola oil.
This recipe is low in sodium and saturated fat, and high in lean protein and iron. It’s a great way to make the traditional Irish dish leaner, yet still filling and flavorful.
Roasting brings out the sweetness of apples and red onions in this dish, and it gives the fennel-seasoned pork a deep, savory flavor. The prep is quick and simple too.
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Take advantage of the scrumptious sauce by serving with pasta or rice.
This classic comfort food is healthier when you use lean ground turkey instead of ground beef and add colorful garden vegetables. Watch it quickly become a family favorite!
Did you know that beef tenderloin is one of the leanest cuts of beef — as well as one of the most elegant? Serve this entree at your next dinner party (with loads of tasty veggie sides).
This lighter version of shepherd’s pie is full of flavor but doesn’t have the fat and calories typical of this dish.
A few hours in the oven and the ribs become succulent, absorbing the flavors of the ingredients cooked with them.
This lighter chicken noodle casserole includes a creamy base but with fewer calories and fat. It offers niacin, a B vitamin that helps increase HDL levels in the blood, and folate, which assists in DNA and RNA production. It is also high in vitamin C.