As the Food Editor for EatingWell Magazine, I’m always hearing from readers who want to cook dinner, but feel like they don’t have enough time. So as I worked on compiling our latest cookbook, EatingWell One-Pot Meals, which is all about simple, streamlined cooking, I came up with a list of tips that will make you a better cook (in addition to using really delicious, healthy recipes, of course) and will make cooking dinner a snap.
Recipes to Try:
27 Easy Simple One Pot Meals
Healthy, 20-Minute Dinner Recipes
Here are my five top tips to help you be a better, more efficient cook:
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Chili is the ultimate cold-weather comfort food. More than simply delicious, healthy chili is an easy one-pot meal made with ingredients you already have on hand, and can easily be stretched to feed a crowd on football Sundays or after a long day of raking or shoveling. Use these simple tricks to make chili healthy but still hearty and satisfying.
Recipes to Try:
10 Hearty Chili Recipes: Ultimate Beef Chili, White Chicken Chili & More
Crock Pot Black Bean Chili & More Slow-Cooker Recipes
Chili Cornbread Casserole & More...
I adore Thanksgiving, but I don’t adore all the extra calories I consume by eating my favorite foods.
Luckily, the EatingWell Test Kitchen cooks gave the traditional Thanksgiving dinner a healthy makeover that keeps calories in check. With a few simple substitutions, and without changing the classic dishes we all expect at Thanksgiving dinner, we shaved off 851 calories from the entire meal. Best of all, the tricks and techniques used to make these 5 recipes lighter don’t sacrifice taste. Here’s how we did it:
Don’t Miss: Our Best Thanksgiving Recipes
1. Turkey (Save 213 calories!)
Traditional Roasted Turkey (6.5 oz.)
- 368 calories
- 16 g fat
- 7 g saturated Fat...
When it comes to bringing an appetizer to a party, I know I can never go wrong with deviled eggs. The last time I brought a double batch of them to a party (48 servings!), people started rushing me…but not to say “Hi,” give hugs and kisses, etc. Instead it was more like a stampede with exclamations of “Oh my god, you made deviled eggs!” People were grabbing the little puppies straight off the platter—it was clean 15 minutes later.
More Recipes They’ll Go Crazy For:
I did an interview with Northeast Public Radio this morning. They were doing a story about eating healthier at summer gatherings so of course they wanted to talk burgers. There are plenty of tips on how to make traditional burgers healthier, but better yet, turn them meatless! We have all sorts of great vegetarian burger recipes and even devoted a chapter in our latest book EatingWell Fast & Flavorful Meatless Meals to burgers and sandwiches. Why not just buy the ones from the freezer in the supermarket? Homemade taste better and you get...read full post »