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Summer BBQ Picnic Foods Made Healthier (Slide 17)

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For this tart a few tablespoons of maple syrup sweeten the blueberry topping and round out the flavor of the cream filling.

Recipe: Blueberry Tart with Walnut Crust

 
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Inside-Out Cheeseburgers

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Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

Swirled Cheesecake Brownies

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EatingWell Deviled Eggs

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Country Potato Salad

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Garden Pasta Salad

Garden Pasta Salad

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Oven-Fried Chicken

Oven-Fried Chicken

Great news—crunchy, flavorful fried chicken can be healthy. We marinate skinless chicken in butter…View slide
Broccoli-Bacon Salad

Broccoli-Bacon Salad

A picnic favorite, this salad combines broccoli, water chestnuts, cranberries and just a little baco…View slide
Mexican Coleslaw

Mexican Coleslaw

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Seven-Layer Salad

Seven-Layer Salad

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Zucchini Rice Casserole

Zucchini Rice Casserole

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Beer-Barbecued Chicken

Beer-Barbecued Chicken

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Raspberry Bars

Raspberry Bars

Tart raspberry filling is swirled into a low-fat cream filling in these beautiful bars. They're a fe…View slide
Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits with Chives

Cheddar Cornmeal Biscuits w…

These chive-flecked cornmeal biscuits taste best made with extra-sharp Cheddar, but any type of Ched…View slide
Three-Bean Salad

Three-Bean Salad

This three-bean salad has far less sugar than typical versions. We opt for a combination of canned a…View slide
Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Pound cake got its name from the original formulation: a pound each of sugar, flour, butter and eggs…View slide
Strawberry Shortcake

Strawberry Shortcake

Besides succulent fresh, ripe strawberries, the key to a great strawberry shortcake lies in the qual…View slide
Blueberry Tart with Walnut Crust

Blueberry Tart with Walnut …

For this tart a few tablespoons of maple syrup sweeten the blueberry topping and round out the flavo…View slide
Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

Peach & Blueberry Cobbler

This is a healthier version of a traditional cobbler, with canola oil in place of some of the butter…View slide
Sweet-&-Sour Chicken Drumsticks

Sweet-&-Sour Chicken Drumst…

Chicken drumsticks stay deliciously moist when grilled—even with the skin removed. Minty sweet-and…View slide
Flank Steak Pinwheels

Flank Steak Pinwheels

These festive wheels of steak, Boursin cheese, spinach and sun-dried tomatoes look fancy, but they'r…View slide
Grilled Eggplant Panini

Grilled Eggplant Panini

Grilled eggplant is one of life's simpler pleasures: creamy and rich. Look for medium-size, purple e…View slide
Mediterranean Portobello Burger

Mediterranean Portobello Bu…

This mushroom sandwich comes topped with a luscious Greek-style salad. Make it a meal: Serve with cu…View slide
Black Bean & Hominy Succotash with Barbecued Portobello Mushrooms

Black Bean & Hominy Succota…

Here smoky-flavored grilled mushrooms are served over a black-bean-and-hominy succotash. Serve with:…View slide
Lime-Honey Glazed Chicken

Lime-Honey Glazed Chicken

The sweet and tangy lime-honey marinade is simmered on the stovetop and then used as a sauce to bast…View slide
Jerk Pork Loin

Jerk Pork Loin

“Jerk” isn't Jamaican for “as hot as you can stand it.” Instead, a jerk paste should be a ca…View slide
Pulled Pork

Pulled Pork

The trick to making pulled pork healthy is to trim the meat well and then skim any extra fat off the…View slide
Key Lime Pie

Key Lime Pie

We tested this healthy Key lime pie quite a few times and no one got tired of it. We lightened the f…View slide
BBQ Chicken Sandwich

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

Toss leftover cooked chicken with barbecue sauce and crunchy carrots for a quick and healthy lunch.…View slide
Butterflied Grilled Chicken with a Chile-Lime Rub

Butterflied Grilled Chicken…

A quick and efficient way to cook a whole bird on the grill is to butterfly it. This method is so po…View slide
Macaroni Salad

Macaroni Salad

Old-fashioned macaroni salad sometimes contains jarred pimientos, diced ham or pickle relish, but th…View slide

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