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 EatingWell's former test kitchen & editorial operations manager. During her time at EatingWell, Breana oversaw the development, production and nutrition analysis of 500-plus recipes per year and helped 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.
Skip the added sugar and bump up the protein to keep you full on this 7-day meal plan.
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Keeping frozen corn, canned clams and clam juice on hand means spur-of-the-moment chowder in any season. If you typically compost your broccoli stems, save them for this soup--they hold up better than florets. Set out bowls of toppings like diced red bell pepper, snipped chives or more bacon.
Packed with protein, this meal plan will help fuel you as you get stronger.
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
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Pumpkin swirl cheesecake is a delicious dessert that everyone will love, especially during the holiday season.
Broccoli Casserole
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The lightened-up luscious sauce elevates this easy broccoli casserole over standard broccoli and cheese side dishes.
Raspberry Sufganiyot
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It's only natural that these jam-filled doughnuts fried in oil would be popular during Hanukkah. This version has a touch of whole-wheat pastry flour and is flavored with cardamom and orange zest.
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Apricot Rugelach
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These rugelach get their sweetness from a filling of dried apricots and apricot preserves accented with a touch of ginger. We added some whole-wheat flour to the dough, but it's still extra flaky.
In this vegetarian white bean potpie recipe, kale and hearty white beans are topped with easy, homemade chive biscuits. If desired, add a little shredded Gruyère or Cheddar cheese to the biscuit dough.
Raspberry Sufganiyot
Rating: Unrated
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It's only natural that these jam-filled doughnuts fried in oil would be popular during Hanukkah. This version has a touch of whole-wheat pastry flour and is flavored with cardamom and orange zest.
Apricot Rugelach
Rating: Unrated
New!
These rugelach get their sweetness from a filling of dried apricots and apricot preserves accented with a touch of ginger. We added some whole-wheat flour to the dough, but it's still extra flaky.
In this vegetarian white bean potpie recipe, kale and hearty white beans are topped with easy, homemade chive biscuits. If desired, add a little shredded Gruyère or Cheddar cheese to the biscuit dough.
This healthy, easy soup is loaded with vegetables, protein and fiber to keep you full and fueled. Serve this winter soup topped with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese, and a side of garlic toast.
Apples and peanut butter are a classic pair. Try them blended together in this healthy smoothie recipe.
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There's no cream in this silky mushroom soup. Pureed potatoes give this vegan mushroom soup its creamy texture. Be sure to use Yukon Gold—russets don't provide quite the right texture.
Everything you need to start juicing: healthy juicing recipes, how-to tips and juicer-buying advice.
Typically, the Vietnamese noodle soup pho may take hours to make, as the broth simmers away becoming more and more flavorful. But for this recipe inspired by pho, we cook the aromatics and spices before adding the broth, which helps releases more flavor from them, cutting down on simmer down.
Layering apple slices into grilled cheese sandwiches adds a little crunch to a favorite soup dipper. And creamy butternut squash soup with ginger, cumin and turmeric is a nice change of pace from grilled cheese's usual tomato soup partner. If you have a sensitive palate, you can cut back on the spices. Be sure to use seasonal squash for the best squash flavor. Serve the duo for a comforting and easy weeknight dinner for the family. The soup keeps well in the fridge, so save leftovers for lunch or dinner later in the week.
This fresh-tasting bagel breakfast sandwich comes together in minutes with just a few ingredients. Creamy avocado pairs with crunchy onions and sprouts for a filling, healthy breakfast with layers of flavor.
This tofu-topped watercress salad is a fresh, plant-based meal perfect for when you want something hearty but are looking to cut down on the meat. The mango and avocado add tangy flavor and creamy texture to bring the salad together.
This recipe for spicy Buffalo cauliflower bites is a great vegetarian alternative to Buffalo wings. Roasted cauliflower stands in for chicken and provides more fiber and fewer calories.
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Muesli with Raspberries
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Start your day off with whole grains, fiber and protein with this easy breakfast.
Chile-Lemon Shrimp Rolls
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Precooked shrimp gets these lobster-roll-inspired sandwiches on the table in a flash. The shrimp salad travels well—pack it up for a picnic with the buns and lettuce stored separately.
This quick and easy radish recipe will get you ready for spring. Traditional green goddess dressing is made with mayo and sour cream but here we use avocado, buttermilk and yogurt to achieve a lightened-up, creamy dressing.
Got leftover white wine to use up? Make this mouthwatering lemony caper sauce that's great for drizzling on roasted chicken, fish, halloumi or tofu.
Get creative with your leftovers with these easy ideas for tacos, salads, dips and much more.
Easy Summer Picnic
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Grab a blanket and head to the park! This delicious summer picnic spread is best served with a sparkling wine, such as Cava or Prosecco.
This healthy 5-ingredient spaghetti squash recipe is a satisfying low-carb alternative to taco night. If you have leftover cooked chicken on hand, skip Step 2 and stir 2 1/2 cups into the filling. Look for an enchilada sauce with less than 300 mg of sodium per serving, such as Hatch brand.