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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.

Is it done yet? 4 ways to really know if your meat is cooked
Even though I’ve cooked meat on the grill (and on my stovetop) one zillion times, I still get a little anxious...
10 tricks to make your favorite foods healthier
Inside the EatingWell Test Kitchen—picture four home kitchens in one room—you’ll find us trying to...
5 tips for perfect grilled vegetables
Although I love a steak or a burger hot off the grill, it’s vegetables that I really prefer cooking over flames....
6 expert tricks for packing your burgers with flavor
We’re big fans of burgers here at EatingWell. And no wonder—these iconic little rounds of beef are...
How to cut 400 calories from your burger
It’s burger season! While some people will choose to simply enjoy an occasional calorie splurge without worrying...
How to pick the best summer fruit
About this time every year, I get excited for all the delicious, sweet summer fruit that’s showing up at my local...
7 unexpected foods to put on your grill
I think one of the biggest obstacles people have in getting creative with their grill is not understanding the...
5 surprising foods you should refrigerate
I have a small kitchen that doesn’t have a lot of storage space. Because of that, my refrigerator looks more like...
5 cookout food hazards to avoid
For some reason, food eaten outdoors under the sun tastes better. There is nothing like a burger or hot dog cooked on a...
3 tricks for healthier macaroni salad
Macaroni salad is one of those dishes that you just have to have at a Memorial Day gathering. The ingredients are cheap...
Healthy hot dog taste-test winners
I love the smoky bite of a hot dog mounded with sweet and tangy toppings and the delicate, salty balance of meat with...
What is umami? The basic taste you’ve never heard of
A few months ago, I took on an ambitious cooking project that made my wife scratch her head. It left our kitchen a mess...
10-minute "soft-serve" you can make in your food processor
Ever heard of yonanas? It’s a one-ingredient frozen dessert made with ripe bananas that has the texture of soft serve...
5 brunch mistakes to avoid
Brunch is one of life's simple pleasures. I love sitting with a few friends, enjoying a leisurely cup of coffee and...
Do food expiration dates really mean anything?
Some people have a fear of snakes. Others are afraid of heights. For me, it’s spoiled food. I’m not...
How to Make Healthy Banana Bread
Over the years I have perfected my banana bread recipe—one of my favorite solutions for using overripe bananas....
5 fast-food favorites you can make healthier at home
Restaurant meals taste good and eating out sure is convenient. But some of the dishes we've come to love are costing...
The best way to cut an onion without crying
I have sensitive eyes. Or so I thought while furiously chopping onions on my cutting board to avoid the waterworks that...
What to buy & what to skip to save money at the supermarket
In the last few months, my wife and I have managed to cut our grocery bill by a solid $50-$60 per week. Needless to say...
How to cook fresh artichokes
I love the grassy, sweet taste of artichokes—the bud of a flower in the thistle family. But when I first started...
4 ways to make healthier egg salad
It was egg salad that made me fall in love with hard-boiled eggs. Prior to that, I’d always seen those perfect...
How to perfectly hard-boil eggs for Easter eggs
For some, the highlight of Easter is the ham. For others, maybe asparagus or dessert. But for me, it’s the...
5 fresh foods you shouldn’t keep in your refrigerator
Now that spring has sprung, I’m loading up on more fresh veggies, and that has me thinking about the best way to...
How to make perfect potatoes 5 ways
Oh potatoes, I can’t stay mad at you! No matter how many people want to badmouth you for your carbs, your habit...
Light Beer Taste-Test Winners
Nine times out of 10, when I reach for a beer it's something dark, hoppy and (lets be honest) packed with calories. For...
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