Healthy Diet Recipes
How to Make Spinach Dip Healthy
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make spinach dip healthy. She cuts calories and fat by using reduced fat cream cheese, cottage cheese and nonfat plain yogurt as a substitute for full-fat mayonnaise and sour cream.
How to Make Artichoke Dip Healthy
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make hot artichoke dip healthy. She cuts calories and fat by using low-fat mayonnaise as a substitute for full-fat mayonnaise and tops the dip with full-flavored Parmesan cheese before baking.
healthier version of hot artichoke dip. I have two whole cans of artichoke hearts . These guys are loaded with fiber, folate and vitamin K, which all work together to help aid your digestion. Put those into a food processor, process them up until they're chopped. Then we go with Parmesan cheese and low-fat mayonnaise. Add garlic, lemon zest , cayenne for zip, salt and pepper. Blend that all together until it's combined. Scrape this into your baking dishes, put just a little bit more Parmesan cheese on top, bake it until it's golden and heated through. That takes about 10 to 20 minutes. You have just made a delicious, healthier hot artichoke dip. And, compared with traditional versions, you've saved 770 calories and 24 grams of saturated fat per serving. For this hot artichoke dip recipe and more healthy appetizers, go to eatingwell.com.
Healthy Snack Ideas: 3 Low-Calorie Snack Recipes
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows three healthy snack ideas and low-calorie snack recipes: homemade popcorn, kale chips and pimento cheese crackers. These healthy snack recipes are good low-calorie snacks for weight loss or healthy snacks for kids.
Popcorn. So I have air-popped popcorn. I combine a little bit of olive oil with lemon pepper and a pinch of salt, drizzle that over my popcorn. Toss it around. Then sprinkle that with Parmesan cheese and that's it. Delicious. Next, we're going to do Kale Chips. So I have clean, already-dried-off kale. I drizzle that with olive oil and a little salt. Massage that in. Then I spread that on two baking sheets . Take care that it doesn't overlap too much. Put that into your oven. Bake it for 8 to 12 minutes, until it's
Healthy Desserts: 3 Easy Chocolate Desserts
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make 3 easy chocolate dessert recipes. These healthy dessert recipes for Indoor S'Mores, Chocolate Bark and Chocolate Truffles are all low-calorie desserts (under 100-calories), which is great if you're on a diet.
is good for your heart, especially when you're eating dark chocolate over milk chocolate . First up, let's make Indoor S'mores. So I start with graham crackers, break them into squares, put them on a baking sheet . Top each one with a marshmallow, then put them under your broiler. It just takes about 45 to 75 seconds until they get nice and golden. Pull those out and then drizzle them with dark melted chocolate . You could just melt that right in your microwave. Drizzle it over the top and that's it. You've just saved yourself 75 calories compared with a traditional s'more. Next up, Chocolate Bark. I have dark chocolate chips. Melt those in the microwave until they are nice and gooey. Stir in mixed nuts, which also happen to be heart healthy. Put in whatever kind you like. Spread it on a foil-lined baking sheet , then pop it in the refrigerator for about 20 minutes. Take it out. Put it on your cutting board and chop it into chunks. That's it. You just made delicious Chocolate Bark. Now, we're making Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles. Take natural, chunky peanut butter. Look for the kind that has just peanuts and salt on the ingredient list. Mix that up with chopped-up pretzels. Put that in the freezer for about 20 minutes. That will get it nice and firm so that you can roll it into little balls. Make 20 little balls, arrange them on a baking sheet . Pop that back into the freezer for about an hour, until they're nice and firm. At that point, pull them out and roll them in melted chocolate until they're all coated. Put them back on your baking sheet . Put that in the refrigerator for 20 minutes, and you're done. You just made delicious Peanut Butter & Pretzel Truffles. For these
Healthy Snacks: Homemade Popcorn Recipe
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make a healthy snack recipe: homemade popcorn. In this Lemon-Parm Popcorn recipe she cuts calories and fat by using air-popped popcorn and makes homemade popcorn seasoning with olive oil, lemon pepper and parmesan.
I have air-popped popcorn and then I take a little bit of olive oil . I combine it with lemon pepper and a pinch of salt. Drizzle that over my popcorn, toss it together and then I sprinkle the whole thing with Parmesan cheese . And that's it, delicious Lemon-Parm Popcorn that clocks in at less than 100 calories. For this recipe and more delicious 100-calorie snacks,
Healthy Snacks: How to Make Kale Chips
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make kale chips, a healthy snack recipe with less calories and fat than a serving of potato chips. To make this kale chips recipe, drizzle with oil and salt and bake kale chips for 8-12 minutes at 400 degrees.
washed and dried kale. I drizzle that with a little bit of olive oil , a little bit of salt. Massage that all in. Spread that out onto 2 baking sheets , making sure it doesn't overlap too much. Put it in a 400-degree oven. Bake it for 8 to 12 minutes. Pull it
Healthy Snacks: Pimiento Cheese Spread
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows how to make a healthy snack recipe: pimiento cheese spread. In this healthy Pimento Cheese recipe she cuts calories and fat with low-fat mayonnaise as a substitute for mayonnaise and reduced-fat Cheddar as a substitute for
It's Pimiento Cheese, a southern favorite. So, we started out with reduced-fat Cheddar cheese . It's already shredded. I mixed in a little bit of low-fat mayonnaise, then a jar of pimientos, some chopped-up scallions, a couple of dashes of hot sauce . Stir that all together, then serve it on whole-grain crackers or you could put it on a sandwich too. And that's it,
How to Make Greek Salad with Chicken
Enjoy a taste of the Mediterranean diet with this chopped Greek salad with chicken. See how easy it is to make this satisfying salad recipe with cooked chicken and lots of vegetables. Serve this Greek salad with hummus and pita bread for a healthy dinner
Start by mixing the dressing. Combine 1/3 cup red-wine vinegar, 2 tablespoons olive oil , 1 tablespoon dill, 1 teaspoon garlic powder and 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Add 6 cups chopped lettuce, 2 1/2 cups chopped cooked chicken, 2 chopped tomatoes, 1
How to Cook: 2 Healthy Cauliflower Recipes
Cauliflower is a healthy vegetable that’s low in carbs and high in nutrients. Want to learn how to cook cauliflower? Try replacing potatoes with cauliflower in recipes like mashed cauliflower or you can bake cauliflower in the oven to make roasted
potatoes in some recipes. Start with 8 cups cauliflower florets and 4 cloves garlic , and steam them over boiling water for 12 to 15 minutes. Combine the cooked cauliflower and garlic with 1/3 cup nonfat buttermilk,
How to Make Banana Bread Healthier
EatingWell's Jessie Price shows you how to bake healthy banana bread by substituting whole-wheat flour for all-purpose flour in a healthy banana bread recipe. The healthy baking techniques she shares can help you bake healthy cakes, healthy cupcakes,
tablespoons of melted butter and canola oil. Now butter is high in saturated fat but it has great flavor so we just use a little bit of that. And then we cut it with heart-healthy canola oil which is low in saturated fat . Mix those wet ingredients together. When that's done, make a well in the middle of your dry ingredients . Add your wet ingredients to that. Mix it together until it's just combined, but don't overmix it because that will give you a tough baked good. And then add in your chunked-up bananas, walnuts and chocolate chips. Stir those all together until they're totally combined and that's your batter. Then transfer to your greased loaf pan . You could also use a muffin tin if you want to. Put it in the oven. Bake it about an hour and ten minutes, until it springs back when you touch the top. And that's it. You've got delicious, amazing, fresh banana -chocolate-chip bread and guess what you've saved: 300 calories and 17 grams of fat per serving compared to a traditional one. For this recipe