Hilary Meyer
Hilary Meyer

Hilary Meyer

Hilary Meyer is a freelance recipe developer, tester and content creator. She has a bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Culinary Arts degree from the New England Culinary Institute. Hilary started working in the EatingWell test kitchen in 2006 before becoming an editor. She left for New York City in 2014, but eventually returned home to Vermont where she belongs. Hilary continues to create recipes and content for EatingWell's website and print magazine as a contributor. Hilary enjoys getting her hands dirty in her home garden and using what she grows to inspire new, healthy recipes that hopefully her two young kids will eat. On weekends, you can find Hilary on Lake Champlain swimming and paddleboarding or skiing in the winter with her family and friends. She has an encyclopedic knowledge of 80's music.
Got chicken on the menu but it's frozen? Here's how to (and how not to) thaw your frozen chicken.
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Find out which food scraps you can eat to save money on produce and cut down on food waste.
Cold temperatures can actually damage some fresh fruits and vegetables. Here are four types of produce you shouldn't keep in your fridge, including tomatoes.
Baby bok choy cooks up fast compared to its mature counterpart, making it a great easy weeknight side. Drizzle with the dressing right when it comes off the grill so it soaks up the flavor.
In this healthy Caesar salad, we skip croutons in favor of cheesy pan-fried artichokes for an extra boost of vegetables.
Salty Kalamata olives and prosciutto add a hit of flavor to the sautéed mushrooms and leeks that top these toasts. Gooey mozzarella holds it all together.
Beef & Bulgur Sloppy Joes
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These healthy sloppy Joes get a boost of fiber when you swap in bulgur for half of the ground beef, while the whole-wheat bun and veggies add even more.
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Cherry Pie Filling
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Learn how to make cherry pie filling with this easy recipe. You can use fresh or frozen cherries. Use the cherry pie filling in a pie or spoon it over plain yogurt for a quick snack. This recipe is adapted from Chocolate-Almond Topped Cherry Pie from Diabetic Living magazine.
This no-fail vinaigrette formula is the only thing you need to start loving salad again.
Beef & Bulgur Sloppy Joes
Rating: Unrated
New!
These healthy sloppy Joes get a boost of fiber when you swap in bulgur for half of the ground beef, while the whole-wheat bun and veggies add even more.
Cherry Pie Filling
Rating: Unrated
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Learn how to make cherry pie filling with this easy recipe. You can use fresh or frozen cherries. Use the cherry pie filling in a pie or spoon it over plain yogurt for a quick snack. This recipe is adapted from Chocolate-Almond Topped Cherry Pie from Diabetic Living magazine.
This no-fail vinaigrette formula is the only thing you need to start loving salad again.
Find out how to microwave, grill and boil corn for three easy ways to enjoy summer's sweetest vegetable.
Forget boxed mixes. All you need are a few ingredients, two bowls and a whisk and you'll be cooking healthy pancakes from scratch by the time your coffee's brewed.
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This festive and easy appetizer is a colorful addition to any holiday spread. If you can find precooked beets, they help save time. The honey balances the richness of the goat cheese and the earthiness of the beets, while candied pecans add a satisfying crunch.
Chorizo & Bean Soup
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Chorizo, a spicy pork sausage seasoned with paprika and chiles, is originally from Spain and is often used in Mexican cooking. In this healthy bean soup recipe, we like the taste and texture of the raw ground chorizo--typically sold in sausage casings--versus smoked or cured chorizo. Look for it in well-stocked supermarkets near other sausages, and sauté it before using in this recipe.
Vegetable Weight-Loss Soup
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A big bowl of this veggie-packed minestrone will leave you satisfied for hours without consuming a lot of calories, which is helpful when trying to lose weight. Plus, it's an easy way to boost your vegetable servings for the day—something all of us could benefit from. Top with a dollop of pesto before devouring this delicious vegetable soup and consider serving with a hunk of toasted whole-wheat bread to help round out the meal.
Chicken & Mushroom Ragu
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An electric pressure cooker makes quick work of this rich, savory sauce. Deglazing with wine and scraping up the browned bits from the bottom of the pot is the key to building flavor.
Pounding pork chops before breading and pan-frying is the signature method to getting crisp yet tender German schnitzel. Using an air fryer works well too and cuts back on calories.
Eating meat doesn't have to break the bank. Save money and eat deliciously with these tasty budget-friendly cuts of meat.
Thrifty tips and easy recipes come together to help you save some major cash over the course of a year.
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Avoid pale, flat, tough and and otherwise sad dinner rolls with these tips.
Don't make these common mistakes while cooking your Thanksgiving turkey. Find out how to fix your bad turkey habits in the kitchen and at the grocery store.
Avoid these common pie baking errors and use these simple tips for your best pie yet.
These easy pork chops are coated in shichimi togarashi, a Japanese spice blend that adds mild to moderate heat. A fresh salad featuring Asian pears and spicy greens completes the meal.
Homemade stuffing is ridiculously easy to make, but there are a few things you can do that would ruin a perfectly good stuffing. Here are a few mistakes to avoid when you're making stuffing from scratch, plus tips for making the best stuffing ever.
Your kids will love these tasty recipes, and you'll love how easy they are to prep in the morning.
DIY Taco Lunchbox
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Who doesn't love a taco? While the tortillas most likely won't be warm when you eat it, warming them first keeps them pliable for filling. If you're missing the crunch of a hard taco, sub tortilla chips for the soft tortillas.