A portrait of Breana Killeen, M.P.H., RD
A portrait of Breana Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD

Breana Lai Killeen, M.P.H., RD, is the test kitchen & editorial operations manager at EatingWell magazine in Shelburne, Vermont. She oversees the development, production and nutrition analysis of 500-plus recipes per year as well as helping manage day-to-day operations to keep everything running smoothly. Breana has a master's degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is a graduate of Le Cordon Bleu London, a Wine Spirit & Education Trust-trained sommelier and a registered dietitian. Before joining EatingWell in 2013 as an associate food editor, she owned a nutrition and catering business, worked as a sommelier at a Relais & Châteaux inn and fried a lot of oysters in her restaurant years.

Breana loves teaching people how to cook, especially if it involves using up all the bits and pieces left in the veggie drawer to make something seemingly impressive for her twins. When she's not cooking or chasing toddlers, you can find her out on her farm wrangling 150 chickens, 8 cows, 2 dogs and her tractor-loving husband.
Keeping salmon in your freezer means you always have something on hand for dinner, and—bonus!—you can cook it from frozen as we do here.
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Sesame-Braised Leeks
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Braising leeks amplifies their silky texture—making for a melt-in-your-mouth side dish with savory depth of flavor thanks to brown sugar, fish sauce and toasted sesame oil. Plus, they're high in vitamin K and manganese, which are good for healthy bones.
Here, we jazz up store-bought pesto with peppery arugula and tangy goat cheese to make a creamy pasta sauce.
Learn why washing raw meat actually spreads germs, and how to easily prepare chicken and other proteins to protect your family from foodborne illness. (Hint: The solution is on your stove, not in your sink. )
Orange-Oat Lactation Cookies
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Since experts recommend getting 450 to 500 extra calories per day when you're breastfeeding, it's a good time for one of these nutritious, citrus-glazed cookies. While eating a balanced healthy diet is most important when nursing a baby, some foods—including the oats, fennel, flax, brewer's yeast and barley malt syrup in these cookies—are believed to promote milk production.
Reduce food waste with these cooking tips and leaf-to-root recipes that use the whole vegetable, including broccoli stems, carrots tops, kale ribs, beet greens and more.
Inspired by piri piri chicken, this recipe braises the chicken in a slow cooker first before it hits the broiler to get a little char.
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In this quick asparagus frittata recipe, asparagus, leeks and ricotta combine to create a tasty meal that's perfect for spring.
In this healthy sweet potato hash, a mix of sweet potatoes, broccoli and wild rice provides a savory base for a fried egg.
Inspired by piri piri chicken, this recipe braises the chicken in a slow cooker first before it hits the broiler to get a little char.
In this quick asparagus frittata recipe, asparagus, leeks and ricotta combine to create a tasty meal that's perfect for spring.
In this healthy sweet potato hash, a mix of sweet potatoes, broccoli and wild rice provides a savory base for a fried egg.
These vegetarian tostadas are piled high with spicy tofu and a beet crema for a colorful and healthy bite.
Based on a popular weight-loss plan, this healthy cabbage soup recipe gets tons of flavor and a metabolism-boosting kick from spicy chiles.
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Serve this portobello mushroom Marsala over whole-wheat pasta or mashed potatoes.
Layering fontina and prosciutto on top of butterflied chicken breasts then folding them closed gives you gooey cheesiness in every bite.
This grilled prosciutto and arugula pizza makes the perfect summer dinner. If you have time, let the dough stand at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes to make rolling it out easier in this 20-minute healthy pizza recipe. Thawed frozen corn works in place of fresh, just pat it dry before sprinkling it on the pizza.
Avocado Tuna Spinach Salad
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Make this easy tuna-spinach salad for a quick lunch. Sunflower seeds add crunch while avocado adds creaminess.
Loading up your pasta with vegetables like the kale and mushrooms here is not only delicious, it also makes the meal more satisfying.
Blueberries and raspberries top these matcha overnight oats for a quick, meal-prep-friendly breakfast.
To make a flavorful base for this soup—while still using some shortcuts—we pressure-cook store-bought broth with ginger, garlic, scallions, soy sauce and Shaoxing rice wine.
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In this cauliflower and sweet potato chowder recipe, a touch of vinegar helps cut through the rich, creamy broth.
Serve this vegetable-loaded curry with brown rice to absorb every last bit of the coconut-based sauce.
Our test kitchen manager shares her tips to keep you prepared and ready for whatever party you are having.
Inspired by feijoada, Brazil's national dish, this black bean stew can be served over rice to soak up all the flavors.
From a vegetarian Thanksgiving to Friendsgiving, we have menus for everyone—plus wine pairings to drink with your feast.
These kitchen gadgets are a must-have when preparing for the big day.
10-Minute Spinach Omelet
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This delicious spinach omelet recipe is ready in just 10 minutes for a nutritious breakfast. Eggs and cheese help pack it with protein, while fresh dill boosts its flavor.