Recipe Makeover http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1039/all en Beyond the Beef Taco http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP6071.JPG" alt="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" title="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Some people have pasta night every week, but the one thing you’re guaranteed to find on my weekly menu is “Taco Night.” </p> <p>This is a throwback to childhood, as we had crunchy tacos—the kind that came in a box complete with the seasoning packet to doctor up ground beef, taco sauce and shells—almost every week. But now I don’t discriminate; I love them all: fish tacos, chicken tacos, steak tacos, vegetarian tacos, even easy egg tacos for breakfast! </p> <p>Are you ready to shake up your taco-night routine? Give one of these healthy taco recipes a try.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:52:59 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284431 at http://www.eatingwell.com Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8958_Ardito.JPG" alt="Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake Blog Post" title="Apple Torte—A Healthy Remake Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I’m usually not much of a dessert person. In fact, I prefer a cheese course after dinner when I eat out. But if I see a good apple dessert on the menu, I may reconsider that choice. </p> <p>While I love apple cake and apple pie, my apple dessert of choice is Apple Bavarian Torte. My mom has been making this tasty creation for more than 40 years. Since I’m not a huge pumpkin pie fan, she usually makes it for me on Thanksgiving. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/3_secrets_to_the_best_pumpkin_pie">3 Secrets to the Best Pumpkin Pie</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/apple_torte_a_healthy_remake#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dessert Entertaining Holidays Recipe Makeover Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:00:16 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284210 at http://www.eatingwell.com Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SP8999_Ardito.JPG" alt="Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders Blog Post" title="Healthier Clam Chowder + 4 More Chowders Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I have a thing for chowder. </p> <p>I am lucky that my mother-in-law lives year-round on Cape Cod: we visit there several times a year and I get to eat some of the best clam chowder—or as we say in some parts of New England, clam chowdah. (She’s in Massachusetts, after all.) In Maine, where I lived until recently, I consumed gallons of chowder in varying forms—clam chowder, corn chowder, seafood chowder, the list goes on.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/healthier_clam_chowder_4_more_chowders#comments Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Lunch Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:49:50 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284159 at http://www.eatingwell.com Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS4057_0.jpg" alt="Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) Blog Post" title="Heavenly Peach-Raspberry Crisp (Plus 3 Variations!) Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>I love pie, particularly ones bursting with summer fruit, but I rarely have the time to make one. That means pie is more of a special-occasion dessert—unless someone’s made it for me. But I found a dessert that satisfies my craving for pie with a lot less fuss: a luscious fruit crisp topped with nutty streusel.</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/healthy_cooking_blog/6_tips_for_perfect_summer_pies">6 Tips for Perfect Summer Pies</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/heavenly_peach_raspberry_crisp_plus_3_variations#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dessert Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:26:00 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 283861 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8553_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Blog Post" title="The Perfect Sandwich for a Super Bowl Party: Buffalo Chicken Sandwich Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>OK, I admit, football makes no sense to me. Yet that doesn’t stop me from enjoying the whole Super Bowl extravaganza. No matter who’s playing, I’ll be watching. And eating. That’s half the fun, right? </p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/weight_loss_diet_plans/what_is_the_healthiest_super_bowl_food">What Is the Healthiest Super Bowl Food?</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_perfect_sandwich_for_a_super_bowl_party_buffalo_chicken_sandwich#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Entertaining Family meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:44:43 +0000 Stefan_20 281222 at http://www.eatingwell.com Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8557_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home Blog Post" title="Ramen Grows Up: Easy, Healthy Chicken Ramen Soup at Home Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Remember when your furniture was mostly plastic crates in different configurations and you ate ramen at least once a day? If you never thought you’d touch ramen again, this recipe for Easy Miso-Chicken Ramen will change your mind. It takes a little longer than pouring boiling water on the contents of a plastic pouch—but not much. It tastes a whole lot better than that packaged stuff and it’s healthier too!</p> <p><strong>Don't Miss:</strong><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/collections/quick_healthy_soup_recipes"> More Quick Healthy Soups</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/ramen_grows_up_easy_healthy_chicken_ramen_soup_at_home#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:30:27 +0000 Stefan_20 279918 at http://www.eatingwell.com Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8590A_Scrivani_1.jpg" alt="Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever Blog Post" title="Best Cranberry Cheesecake Ever Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>The <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/food_news_origins/eatingwell_magazine/current_issue/novdec_2013_table_of_contents" target="new">December issue of EatingWell</a> features some truly spectacular recipes for cranberries—and this Cranberry-Lime Cheesecake is the jewel of the collection. It is as delicious as it is beautiful: creamy, light and luscious, with a tang of lime and a sweet-tart crimson-red topping of cranberries briefly simmered with a little sugar and more lime juice. What makes it EatingWell? A graham cracker crust that needs no butter and a filling made with reduced-fat cream cheese and part-skim ricotta cheese, blended smooth.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/best_cranberry_cheesecake_ever#comments Food Blog Dessert Entertaining Holidays Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Thanksgiving What's in season Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Fri, 06 Dec 2013 21:04:02 +0000 Stefan_20 279915 at http://www.eatingwell.com Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MB8562_Ardito.JPG" alt="Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! Blog Post" title="Homemade Mexican taquitos—healthier and quicker than takeout! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen started talking about the &ldquo;flautas&rdquo; they were making, I admit I needed a translation. But when I tasted Oven-Fried Beef Taquitos, I knew just what they were: deliciously crispy rolled-up little tacos filled with beef&mdash;and a healthy surprise.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/homemade_mexican_taquitos_healthier_and_quicker_than_takeout#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:25:42 +0000 Nifer 279789 at http://www.eatingwell.com 4 Chicken Thigh Recipes That Will Turn You On to the Dark Side of Chicken http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/4_chicken_thigh_recipes_that_will_turn_you_onto_the_dark_side_of_chicken <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/4_chicken_thigh_recipes_that_will_turn_you_onto_the_dark_side_of_chicken" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8553_Ardito.JPG" alt="4 Chicken Thigh Recipes That Will Turn You On to the Dark Side of Chicken Blog Post" title="4 Chicken Thigh Recipes That Will Turn You On to the Dark Side of Chicken Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Annually, the average American consumes 38 percent more white meat than dark meat from chicken. We’d like to buck the trend and give some love to one of our favorite cuts: boneless, skinless chicken thighs. Why are thighs so great? Sans skin and after a quick trim, they fall into the lean category, with 166 calories, 8 grams of fat and just 2 grams of saturated fat per 3-ounce portion. That is <em>only</em> 26 calories, 5 grams fat and 1 gram saturated fat more than 3 ounces of chicken breast.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/4_chicken_thigh_recipes_that_will_turn_you_onto_the_dark_side_of_chicken#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Hilary Meyer Quick meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:14:34 +0000 Stefan_20 279754 at http://www.eatingwell.com Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS8590A_Scrivani.jpg" alt="Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine Blog Post" title="Staff favorites recipes from the November 2013 issue of EatingWell Magazine Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Our double issue for November and December is an easy one to love: it&rsquo;s stuffed with gorgeous photos of fabulous food and it arrives just when you start thinking about cooking for all the season&rsquo;s celebrations. Everyone who works at <em>EatingWell</em> found recipes they wanted to make at home after getting to taste them at work&mdash;and they were happy to tell me about their <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/recipes_from_the_november_december_2013_issue_of_eatingwell"><strong>favorites</strong></a>.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/staff_favorites_recipes_from_the_november_2013_issue_of_eatingwell_magazine#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dessert Dinner Entertaining Family meals Holidays Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Thanksgiving Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 20 Nov 2013 16:33:43 +0000 Nifer 279736 at http://www.eatingwell.com An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/DS6213.JPG" alt="An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas Blog Post" title="An easy, healthier caramel flan recipe for Thanksgiving or Christmas Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>Smooth, creamy and custardy, a flan is a delectable dessert to enjoy at the end of a special meal, especially Thanksgiving or Christmas. But just looking at that photo with the irresistible baked-sugar glaze on top, I assumed flan would be tricky to make at home—until I tried this healthy recipe for Flan de Queso. (That’s translated as Caramel Cream Cheese Custard, just so there’s no confusion). </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/healthy_recipes_for_cheesecake">Fabulous (&amp; Healthier) Cheesecake Recipes</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/an_easy_healthier_caramel_flan_recipe_for_thanksgiving_or_christmas#comments Food Blog Cooking tips Dessert Entertaining Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:59:48 +0000 Nifer 279735 at http://www.eatingwell.com General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8558_Ardito_4.JPG" alt="General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier Blog Post" title="General Tso’s Chicken as quick as takeout—and healthier Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>In the mood for Chinese tonight? Hold the phone! Takeout is tempting, but you can make a tastier, healthier dinner that will satisfy your craving and be ready as fast as it would take to find the restaurant menu, decide what everyone wants, order and wait.</p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/better_than_takeout_30_minute_low_calorie_dinner_recipes">24 More Better-Than-Chinese-Takeout Dinner Recipes</a></strong></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/general_tso_s_chicken_as_quick_as_takeout_and_healthier#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:55:34 +0000 Nifer 279702 at http://www.eatingwell.com Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP8505_Ardito_2.JPG" alt="Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream Blog Post" title="Lighter creamy mustard chicken without the cream Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>When it comes to food, &ldquo;creamy&rdquo; is such an enticing word, isn’t it? It promises deliciousness and conjures up satisfying comfort food. It also usually conjures up a heap of calories and fat—but not this recipe for <strong>Creamy Mustard Chicken</strong> developed by the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen. Without using any heavy cream, this recipe delivers on velvety goodness while being kind to your waistline. In fact, it’s even heart-healthy!</p> </div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/lighter_creamy_mustard_chicken_without_the_cream#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Shop - Subscribe Mon, 18 Nov 2013 17:32:39 +0000 Nifer 279701 at http://www.eatingwell.com Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SP8487_Ardito_0.JPG" alt="Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat Blog Post" title="Loaded baked potato soup with a lot less fat Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>A bowl of &ldquo;loaded&rdquo; baked potato soup on a restaurant menu is a load of temptation&mdash;you know you want it, but you also know where that &ldquo;load&rdquo; of cheese, bacon and sour cream topping is going to end up: on your hips. The cooks in the <em>EatingWell</em> Test Kitchen kept the tempting name when they created this Loaded Baked Potato Soup, but included just enough of the signature ingredients to give it the flavor you love without all the fat.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/loaded_baked_potato_soup_with_a_lot_less_fat#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 07 Nov 2013 15:27:46 +0000 Nifer 279579 at http://www.eatingwell.com Dine out at Home: 5 Healthy Recipes for Italian, Chinese & Mexican Takeout Favorites http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dine_out_at_home_5_healthy_recipes_for_italian_chinese_mexican_takeout_favorites <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dine_out_at_home_5_healthy_recipes_for_italian_chinese_mexican_takeout_favorites" target="_blank"><img src="http://bed56888308e93972c04-0dfc23b7b97881dee012a129d9518bae.r34.cf1.rackcdn.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV8551_Ardito.JPG" alt="Dine out at Home: 5 Healthy Recipes for Italian, Chinese &amp;amp; Mexican Takeout Favorites Blog Post" title="Dine out at Home: 5 Healthy Recipes for Italian, Chinese &amp;amp; Mexican Takeout Favorites Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148"/></a></div> <div><p>What are you in the mood for tonight—Italian? Mexican? Chinese? Hold the phone! Takeout is tempting, but instead of ordering out (again) you can make a tastier, healthier dinner that will satisfy your craving and be ready in the same amount of time it would take to find the restaurant menu, decide what everyone wants, dial, order and wait. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/dine_out_at_home_5_healthy_recipes_for_italian_chinese_mexican_takeout_favorites#comments Food Blog Budget meals Dinner Family meals Quick meals Recipe Makeover Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:28:21 +0000 Stefan_20 279505 at http://www.eatingwell.com