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Healthy Whoopie Pies

Until I moved to Vermont, I had never heard of whoopie pies— a cream-filled cakey chocolate sandwich cookie originally from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. They have a cultlike following in New England. At every roadside stop between here and Maine they are piled up in neat...

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How to Make Healthy Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

The heat of summer always inspires me to get out my ice cream maker. (I use an affordable Cuisinart model that’s great.) Even though I love ice cream, I still want to make something that's healthy, so I make the lower-fat (but still rich-tasting) healthy Homemade Vanilla...

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Healthy Pasta Salad

Simple to make and easy to tote, pasta salad seems to have been invented for picnics, potlucks and backyard barbecues. But typical versions consist of white pasta drowning, often tastelessly, in a heavy mayonnaise dressing.Our challenge was to lighten the calorie load and...

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Healthy Tacos

Carolyn Casner, one of our recipe testers here in the EatingWell Test Kitchen, grew up on the border in El Paso, Texas, so she knows Mexican food. According to her, “the world’s best tacos come from Julio’s Café Corona, where my family and I always went after church. They’...

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Mac & Cheese Made Healthy

We took this yummy shot of Baked Mac & Cheese for the cover of our book, Comfort Foods Made Healthy. Mac-and-cheese didn’t end up on the cover (twice-baked stuffed potatoes won that spot) but it doesn’t change the fact that mac-and-cheese is an all-time crowd-pleaser....

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EatingWell's Healthy Cobb Salad

Classic salads, like Cobb salad, may seem like healthy choices, but that’s not always the case. Once they’re loaded up with dressing, cheese, meats, eggs, bacon and the like, they often come out anything but healthy. But don’t worry. We have great recipes for Cobb Salad,...

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Picnic Perfect Fried Chicken

Like any fried chicken, our healthier oven-fried chicken tastes as good cold as it does hot, so it’s perfect to pack in a cooler and take along on a picnic. In fact, it smells so great when it’s baking that you may not be able to wait until it’s cold to dig in. Our 4...

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