EatingWell Blogs (Page 7)

February 3, 2017 - 9:16am

For me, packing healthy lunches for work is a must. Lunch is a time to refocus and refuel during a busy day. If you're one of those people who eats lunch out every day, because you don't think you have the time to pack your own, rethink that strategy! All you need is 30 minutes to an hour on the weekend to prep your bowls using this simple formula for endless healthy lunch-bowl combos—you'll want to try a new bowl every week. You'll eat healthier and you might even save some cash too.

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1. Prep Your Ingredients: Before assembling your bowls for the week, cook up batches of protein,...

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February 3, 2017 - 9:11am

Rice Crispy Peanut Butter Balls

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Just like Oprah loves bread, I love peanut butter. There is never a day that my pantry is peanut-butter-less. I could easily eat the stuff by the spoonful, and sometimes do.

Related: More Healthy Chocolate Candy Recipes

Lately, my go-to treat has been these delicious peanut butter balls: all that nutty goodness wrapped up in smooth chocolate, not to mention the endless options for added flavors and textures you can mix in. These little...

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February 1, 2017 - 9:05am

It's Girl Scout Cookie season and we've been inspired. If you missed out on ordering a few boxes of your favorites or you're looking for some healthier alternatives, we've got you covered. Whether you love Thin Mints, Samoas or Shortbread, you can still get the fix you crave from a healthier homemade version. Treat yourself with these healthy recipes that capture the flavors of some of your favorite cookies, from the classics to the newbies.

Related: The Best & Worst Girl Scout Cookies

If You Like Samoas®/Caramel deLites®: Coconut-Dark Chocolate Truffles


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January 31, 2017 - 9:40am

There are two reasons to go to a Super Bowl party. One, to watch the game. Two, for the food. We tend to be on team two because, let's be honest, a Super Bowl party is the perfect opportunity to dish out and enjoy some delicious food.

We've put together some of our favorite lightened-up game-day recipes that are sure to steal the show (sorry, Tom Brady).

DIY Guacamole Bar

The game may be out of your control but your guac doesn't have to be. Set up a guacamole bar that allows for complete customization....

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January 27, 2017 - 9:39am

Unless my team is playing, the Super Bowl is all about the food. I want to be able to eat and serve foods that my friends will love, but are still healthier than your typical store-bought or takeout options, which can be sky-high in calories and sodium. Cooking at home means I get to control the ingredients and sneak in vegetables when possible. Everyone still gets to enjoy classic game-day eats, like guacamole, wings, chili, pizza and dip. Plus, if someone's eating gluten-free, vegan, Paleo or Whole30 style—they can still enjoy some of the spread. Here are my favorite copycat recipes with something for everyone to enjoy on game day.

Related: Best Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

Chicken Wings:...

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