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Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Agave Nectar

Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Agave Nectar

Try substituting sugar with agave nectar in these healthy recipes sweetened with agave.

If you’re looking for alternatives to sugar in baked goods and other healthy recipes, these recipes sweetened with agave nectar are delicious recipes to try. Agave nectar or agave syrup is the naturally sweet juice extracted from the agave plant. It has a lower glycemic index than table sugar, but is even sweeter. Use agave syrup in moderation when substituting for table sugar. You can look for it near other sweeteners in natural-foods stores. Try cooking or baking with agave nectar with our healthy recipes sweetened with agave.

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Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Honey

Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Honey

Skip the sugar try making one of these healthy recipes sweetened with honey.

Honey is a healthy substitute for sugar and other sweeteners in baked goods, dressing, marinades and more healthy recipes. In these recipes sweetened with honey, we leave out the sugar in favor of honey, which adds a delicate, sweet flavor to many sweet and savory recipes alike. Honey delivers slightly more fructose than glucose and its antioxidant quantity varies greatly based on the type of honey; buckwheat honey typically delivers the most. Try skipping the sugar and instead make one of these delicious and healthy recipes sweetened with honey, including healthy parfait recipes, easy fruit salad recipes, homemade muffin recipes and more recipes with honey.

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Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Maple Syrup

Healthy Recipes Sweetened with Maple Syrup

Replace table sugar with pure maple syrup in these healthy recipes with maple syrup.

Pure maple syrup—a natural sweetener that contains antioxidants that quell inflammation—is a healthy substitute for sugar in a variety of recipes. In these healthy maple recipes, we swap granulated sugar for pure maple syrup, which adds a woodsy, sweet taste to granola recipes, pie recipes, pudding recipes and more recipes sweetened with maple syrup. You can also try maple syrup in dressings and marinades to add a hint of natural sweetness.

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Clean-Eating Recipes for Weeknights

Clean-Eating Recipes for Weeknights

Clean up your diet with these quick and easy clean-eating recipes for weeknight meals.

Eating clean can fit into a busy lifestyle with these easy recipes. We’ve collected our best clean-eating recipes for weeknights, featuring healthy dinner recipes ready in 30 minutes or less that are made with real, whole foods—plus they're low in sodium, sugar and calories. These clean-eating dinner recipes also don’t call for packaged items or refined grains, so you’ll know exactly what’s going into the food you’re making. Make a healthier dinner recipe tonight with these clean-eating recipes for weeknights. Download a FREE Cookbook of Clean-Eating Recipes for Weeknights & Shopping List!

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Wendy Ruopp
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April 24, 2013 - 2:27pm

Unpredictability may spice up a marriage, sure—but predictability can be comforting without being boring. For instance, when my husband and I go out to eat, we can predict with a pretty high degree of accuracy what each other will order. If we’re out for Asian food he’ll go for spicy and garlicky—and I’m going to want sticky chicken with sesame seeds.

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Wendy Ruopp
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January 19, 2016 - 9:48am

How many meals can you make with a corn tortilla? The outside-the-box cooks in the EatingWell Test Kitchen gave themselves the challenge of creating some new dinners based on corn tortillas. But they really outdid themselves with this Chicken Taco Bowls recipe and guess where they found their inspiration? At the bottom of a muffin tin.

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What’s your favorite filling for a corn tortilla or taco?

Homemade Recipes for a Clean Diet

Homemade Recipes for a Clean Diet

Ditch the box and packaged goods and instead enjoy these homemade recipes for a clean diet.

Store-bought packaged foods can make cooking or baking easier but many of them are full of hidden sodium, calories and other ingredients you may not know how to pronounce. In this collection of homemade recipes for a clean diet, we’ve compiled our best recipes to replace those store-bought items with healthy replacement recipes to make at home. From macaroni and cheese recipes to granola recipes to tortilla chips to homemade bread recipes, these easy recipes will help you eat cleaner and know exactly what you’re putting into your body.

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Healthy Wrap Recipes

Healthy Wrap Recipes

Mix up your standard sandwich routine with these healthy wrap recipes.

Wraps are a delicious and healthy alternative to standard sandwiches. They’re also neat and compact, making them perfect to pack for a lunch in the office or a healthy lunch on the go. These healthy wrap recipes, including chicken wrap recipes, vegetarian wrap recipes and more easy wrap sandwich recipes, are also great for picnics or a light dinner. Download a FREE Cookbook of Healthy Wrap Recipes under 500 Calories!

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Breana Lai
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April 22, 2013 - 4:57pm

Whether you enjoy smoothies for breakfast, a snack or even dessert, they’re a great way to increase your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. But depending on the ingredients they’re made with, smoothies can quickly turn into unhealthy calorie-bombs filled with sugar and saturated fat. And drinking too many high-calorie smoothies could counteract their health benefits and sabotage your efforts to stay—or get—slim.

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What do you put in your smoothie?

Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D.
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April 19, 2013 - 1:06pm

Juicing and smoothies are all the rage right now. While both can boost your fruit and vegetable intake (something most Americans need to do) and are great for getting a variety of produce into your diet, one is the better choice.

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