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If you're trying to cook healthfully, there are some tips, tricks and recipes that can make your meals even more delicious. Our experts share their secrets for flavorful dishes with fewer fat and calories—and you'll never taste the difference.

5 steps for a stress-free Thanksgiving
For several years my husband and I have hosted a big pre-Thanksgiving bash for our friends. Until we started throwing...
5 secrets to healthier lasagna
Lasagna is one of my favorite comfort foods. Although it's not exactly the most stellar meal nutritionally, its cheesy...
3 secrets to perfectly roasted vegetables every time
Some cooks swear by their steamer basket for quick vegetable side dishes. But I couldn’t live without my roasting...
Meatloaf & more: 12 yummy ideas for your muffin tin
I have so many muffin tins at home that there’s an entire shelf in my kitchen devoted to them. (Find 20 delicious...
Wacky kitchen tool: the spurtle
Do you have any idea what a spurtle is? I didn’t, until my friend, Matthew Cox announced he was headed to...
Oprah’s “heavenly” food made healthy
If I was stranded on a desert island and could eat only one food for the rest of my life, it would have to be potatoes...
Chile Con Queso made healthy
In my house, fall means football. I grew up watching games on the weekends with my football-loving father, went to a...
Not-so-sinful apple pie
I’m sad to see summer go, but it means that fall is here, and I’ve got some delicious fall recipes ready...
5 reasons to love tomatillos
I’m growing a small garden in my yard and after some success last summer I decided to get adventurous this year: I...
4 refreshing ways to use watermelon
I love biting into a wedge of sweet summer watermelon and letting the juice dribble down my chin. (I’ve been known to...
Rhubarb 101: tips and recipes to master this sweet summer fruit
I first fell in love with rhubarb during a summer break from college. My mom had moved to a farm and I went to help her...
The secret to juicy meats
When I left San Francisco to move to Vermont I left behind my terrible sea-air-corroded grill on my fire escape. My...
Easy jam-making for dummies
The idea of making jam used to freak me out a bit. (They didn’t exactly teach us how to make jam from scratch in...
4 gifts every dad will love
"I'd much rather have something you made than a tie," my Dad always used to say when I'd ask him what he wanted for...
3 summer wines under $15 (they're made with organic grapes, too!)
I love eating local in the summertime, but living in Vermont there are very few local wines to drink. So I started...
Devilishly delicious eggs made healthy
I went to a cocktail party recently and brought along a platter of these EatingWell Deviled Eggs. Let me preface this...
Sweet strawberry season
I never really tasted a strawberry until I spent a summer visiting my grandmother on her family’s tiny island off the...
5 kitchen tools you didn't know you needed
Now that summer has finally arrived in Vermont, my garden is planted, our farmers’ markets are in full swing and we...
Secrets for healthier Key lime pie
When it comes to dessert, give me something with fruit. Sure, I’m sometimes swayed by an especially dark and gooey-...
5 new ways to cook chicken
When it comes to chicken, there’s no denying that chicken breast is the ultimate quick, healthy convenience food. Since...
Better burgers for Memorial Day
Memorial Day and burgers on the grill go hand in hand, but burgers can often be grease-laden calorie bombs—not so...
Yes! You can learn to cook
Make a fresh start this spring and learn to cook. And while you're at it, you can learn to cook more healthfully. I...
Add flavor—hold the fat—with my 5 favorite fresh herbs
One of my favorite things about warmer weather are the garden-fresh herbs I plant in enormous pots that line my porch...
4 waste-free lunches to go
You all might stone me when I say this, but I make my husband’s lunch. I know, I know, it’s so very June Cleaver, but...
9 great greens to add to your salad bowl
There’s only one thing I love more than eating salad and that’s growing salad greens. Even though the property where I...
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