Confetti Chopped Salad
Slicing and dicing distributes rich ingredients (nuts and cheese!) so you don't need as much of them. The mix of tasty bits also means each forkful delivers many flavors, making each bite more satisfying.
Seared Scallops with Shiitakes
Trick your tastebuds. For the ultimate flavor boost, up the umami, that savory taste in foods like aged cheeses, cured meats and--in this recipe--mushrooms and worcestershire sauce. It will keep you satisfied and help curb overeating.
Baked Veggie Chips
Bake your way to a snack you won't regret: a batch of homemade veggie chips. Experiment with sweet potatoes, parsnips and even beets.
Instant Expert!: How to Make Root Vegetable Chips
Learn how to make your own veggie chips. Even the kids will love them! (Just don't tell them that they're really vegetables.)
Swap out the bread for a gluten-free option: cooked quinoa. The tiny seeds, which are loaded with fiber and protein, crisp up as they bake.
Instant Expert: How to Make Guacamole
Avocado is filled with good-for-your-heart monounsaturated fats. Learn how to make party pleasing guacamole!
Citrusy Vegetable Wraps
Skip cooking on occasion to maximize healthy benefits. Raw almonds have more fiber, uncooked broccoli contains myrosinase (a cancer-fighting enzyme) and raw garlic is packed with allicin (a bacteria-fighting compound)!
Healthy Snacks: How to Make Kale Chips
Snack on this! Go inside the test kitchen to learn how to make super healthy kale chips.
Agua Fresca Fiesta
Wake up your water. Instead of floating a few wan slices of cucumber or orange in your water, puree the produce into it! The refreshing result will taste like a liquid distillation of the ingredient.
Healthy Dinners: How to Stir-Fry Chicken
Watch the test kitchen whip up a healthy lemon chicken stir-fry. Now that's a tasty low-calorie dinner recipe.
Spicy Wilted Winter Greens
Take the nutrient powerhouses winter greens: you might not love them steamed, but cook them in EVOO and garlic and they go from gland to grand. Bonus: Healthful EVOO allows your body to absorb more nutrients from the veggies you eat.
New & Improved England Clam Chowder
This new take on the classic chowder is starch-smart, trades bacon for spice and skips the clam juice. But still manages to be totally satisfying.
Spice-Rubbed Lamb Chops
You can have a meaty meal without worrying about your healthy: Try lamb. Many cuts are low enough in saturated fat and cholesterol to meet the USDA definition of lean.
No-Joke Spinach Artichoke Burgers
Turkey or Chicken, it doesn't matter which you go with -- this recipe beats ho-hum hamburgers any day.
Soy-Ginger Grilled Salmon and Napa Sesame Slaw
Fresh and fabulous! Be ready for the citrus kick mixed with a tangy taste of the slaw. Adults: This dish pairs great with a Sauvignon Blanc.
Buenos Aires Hearts of Palm Salad
This lettuce-less salad is a healthy first course for dinner or a quick and easy lunch.
Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri and Sweet Potato Wedges
If you're craving a juicy steak, just keep it simple. All you need is some chimichurri sauce with a kick. Pair this meaty dish with sweet potato wedges.
Lemon-Curry Tilapia and Cool Cucumber Salad
For a much-needed light and refreshing meal after a grueling day, try this recipe.
Crispy Baked Fish Sticks
When kids are hungry, their patience disappears. Never fear! This kid-friendly dish is ready within 20 minutes. Skipping the store-bought version gives you more control over ingredients and fat content.
Roasted Cauliflower and Garlic with Toasted Almonds
Serve as a side or enjoy it as a snack! Tip: Replace cold salads with this warm one to kick the winter's chill.
Spaghetti Squash with Sausage and Greens
Kiss the infamous pasta carb overload goodbye with this veggie dish. It doesn't use spaghetti noodles, but instead spaghetti squash!
Chicken Dinner Winners
Check out 20 of our slimmed-down chicken dinners.