Healthy Family Meals

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe & Video

Eating healthy doesn’t necessarily mean you need to forgo some of your favorite comfort foods, like a delicious pasta dish. It’s all about finding ways to swap out ingredients that may be high in calories or offer little nutritional value for healthier ones, especially when it means incorporating more vegetables …

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Shop & Eat Healthier

Jicama-Mango Salad with Spicy Lime Vinaigrette Recipe & Video

If you’ve never tried jicama (pronounced HEE-kah-ma) before, let us introduce you to this low-calorie root vegetable. It’s been compared to a cross between an apple and a turnip, and it can be eaten raw (add it to a veggie tray with your favorite dip or wrap it into a …

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Healthy Meals
Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri

Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Recipe & Video

Choosing flank steak is a great option for meat-lovers who are trying to eat healthy. What makes flank steak so ideal? First of all, it’s a pretty inexpensive choice of steak that can potentially feed a lot of people. Secondly, it’s a fairly lean cut of beef, which comes from …

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Summer Salads
Blueberry-Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint

Blueberry-Watermelon Salad Recipe & Video

A juicy slice of watermelon is pretty much the food that epitomizes summer. Refreshing. Sweet. Hydrating. Does it get any better than that? Well, maybe. If you want to up your watermelon game for a barbecue or picnic, try this Blueberry-Watermelon Salad with Feta and Mint. The tart blueberries, salty …

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Fun, Healthy Treats
Frozen Yogurt Berry Bites Recipe & Video

Frozen Yogurt Berry Bites Recipe & Video

There’s nothing better than a frozen treat on a hot day, especially they don’t need to leave you feeling guilty. These frozen yogurt berry bites are easy to make, cute as can be, and low in fat and calories. If you are looking for ways to get your kids into …

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Healthy Appetizers
Mini Southwest Stuffed Peppers with Cilantro Yogurt Sauce

Mini Turkey Taco Stuffed Peppers Recipe & Video

Whether you’re having friends over and need an appetizer to serve or you’re whipping up snacks for a quiet night on the couch with your DVR, these mini stuffed peppers are the perfect healthy nosh. They’d even make a great addition to a simple dinner with healthy sides like HeartSmart …

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Nourishing Body & Mind
Buddha bowl

Sweet Potato & Brussels Sprout Buddha Bowl Recipe & Video

When trying to eat healthy or follow a special diet (vegan, gluten free, dairy free), it’s always a good idea to cook meals that not only taste good but excite your other senses as well. Meals that smell delicious. Vibrant, colorful ingredients that make you want to snap a picture …

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Eat Your Veggies
asparagus with ginger

Sautéed Asparagus with Ginger Recipe & Video

Did you know that Michigan is home to the self-proclaimed “Asparagus Capital” of the nation? Every year, towns in Oceana County on the west coast of the lower peninsula pull out the stops to celebrate their bounty of this perennial vegetable (one of the few that come back each year) …

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Healthy Meal Ideas

Fish Tacos with Avocado-Cilantro Sauce Recipe & Video

Mexican food doesn’t have to be off-limits if you are trying to eat healthy. The key is focusing on bold flavors and fresh ingredients, not the excessive amounts of cheese or fried foods that can dominate the menu at many Mexican restaurants. When you are looking for something fresh and …

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Healthy Celebrations

Avocado Deviled Eggs Recipe & Video

If you find yourself with an abundance of hard-boiled eggs this Easter or Passover season, consider modifying the typical deviled eggs recipe to make it a little healthier, like these Avocado Deviled Eggs. Swapping the usual mayonnaise and mustard for an avocado means more monounsaturated fats which are associated with …

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