Healthy Comfort Food
VIDEO: Mushroom Meatloaf Recipe

VIDEO: Mushroom Meatloaf Recipe

Many people are trying to reduce or eliminate their consumption of red meat for health reasons. Studies show that eating meat high in saturated fat is associated with heart disease and inflammation. But what’s a meat lover to do? If you’re not ready to eliminate meat from your diet completely, …

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Healthy Homemade Snacks
Mint Chocolate Chip Energy Bars

VIDEO: Mint Chocolate Chip Energy Bars Recipe

Want a healthy snack on the go? Looking to nosh on something that will give you a boost before a workout? Rather than choosing a storebought bar with a long list of unrecognizable ingredients, lots of added sugar and a hefty pricetag, it’s actually pretty easy to make a batch …

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Healthy Family Favorites
Heart Smart Collard Greens with Black-Eyed Peas Recipe

VIDEO: Heart Smart Collard Greens with Black-Eyed Peas

Sometimes eating a heart-healthy diet involves making small tweaks to your family’s favorite dishes to make them more healthful — like cutting out unnecessary salt or fat, or finding ways to add more vegetables and nutrients. Sometimes, it may be trying a new vegetable that you haven’t eaten before or …

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Healthy Snacking
VIDEO: Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

VIDEO: Secretly Healthy Cookie Dough Dip Recipe

What kid — or grownup for that matter — doesn’t want to lick the spoon after making a batch of chocolate chip cookies? While we don’t recommend that for obvious reasons (foods with raw flour and uncooked eggs are a definite no-no), this cookie dough dip is a fun treat …

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Healthy Recipes
VIDEO: Shrimp Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

VIDEO: Shrimp Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce Recipe

Fresh spring rolls are perfect as a party appetizer or as a clean-eating lunch, and making your own is easier than you might think. Getting used to the rice paper may be the trickiest part. (The key is to keep it moist and carefully lay it flat before rolling.) Once …

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Fast, Healthy Dinners
Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe Video

VIDEO: Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas Recipe

Sheet-pan dinners are a wonderful solution to the busy weeknight dilemma of what to make for dinner. The meal comes together on one pan, which makes for easy clean-up, and it’s hands-off while it cooks in the oven. These sheet-pan fajitas are also full of flavor, and healthy ingredients like …

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Healthy Recipes
Our most popular recipes 2018

Our Most Popular Recipes of 2018

If you’re vowing to eat healthier in 2019, we’ve got some delicious recipes to inspire you and to add to your repertoire next year. From a fun frozen treat to hearty comforting soup, check out some of our readers’ favorite healthy recipes of 2018. All were developed by Henry Ford …

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Healthy Appetizers
Video: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

VIDEO: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

Serving dips at parties, especially around the holidays or other winter celebrations, is a no-brainer. They’re easy to make and lend themselves perfectly to self-service while chatting and socializing. People love them! The trouble is, they also easily lead to mindless overeating. Making matters worse, dips are often laden with …

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Comforting Cold-Weather Soups
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Video

VIDEO: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Downloadable/printable pdf version of this recipe) Yield: 6 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients: 8 cups (about 2 small) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 2 Tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon rubbed sage 3 cups reduced-sodium …

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Healthy Desserts
Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

VIDEO: Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

Eating healthy during the holidays can be such a challenge. No one wants to feel like they are depriving themselves or missing out on a favorite family recipe that only comes out once a year. This Cranberry Apple Crumble is a simple Heart Smart® dessert that offers those fall and …

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