Healthy Twist on a Classic Recipe

Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Noodles Recipe & Video

Looking for ways to add more veggies to your dinner plate? Replacing pasta with sprialized vegetable “noodles” is a great option to try. In this recipe for chicken parmesan, we lightly sauté the zucchini noodles (aka zoodles) with garlic and onion for just a couple of minutes so they soften …

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Healthy Habits
What Do Nutritionists Keep in Their Pantry?

What Do Nutritionists Keep in Their Kitchens?

With countless food options available and temptation all around us, it’s easy to fall into unhealthy eating habits, which can make maintaining a balanced diet seem like an almost insurmountable feat. One way to tackle this is to stock your kitchen with a variety of healthy food staples, so you …

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Heart-Healthy Recipes
Apple Walnut Bread Recipe and Video

Apple Walnut Bread Recipe & Video

Get your warm cup of tea or coffee ready. Because this apple walnut bread is perfect with a hot beverage and to share with family and friends. Bring it to a holiday party or a casual brunch. It’s sweet and tasty but low in fat thanks to the shredded apples …

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Healthy Holidays

Got Thanksgiving Leftovers? 6 Healthy Ideas

Few things are better than indulging in Turkey Day leftovers. Whether your vice is cranberry sauce or pumpkin pie, you get all of the indulgence without any of the work. In fact, many people strive to make too much food on the big day just so they can enjoy the …

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Healthy Holidays

8 Superfood Superstars of the Thanksgiving Table

Thanksgiving gets a bad rap because most people overindulge. Truth is, many traditional Thanksgiving Day staples are actually good for you. The key, says Henry Ford Health System registered dietitian Andrea Thelen, is making sure you don’t save all of your calories for the holiday feast. “Don’t skip meals on …

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Healthy Comfort Food
Pot Roast Shepherd's Pie Recipe & Video

Pot Roast Shepherd’s Pie Recipe & Video

When the weather gets cold, do you find yourself craving a classic meat-and-potatoes dinner? This mash-up of a pot roast and shepherd’s pie is delicious and comforting. Often, we associate comfort foods with unhealthy eating but this dish illustrates that’s not always the case. It all comes down to finding …

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Healthy, Hearty Recipes
Recipe: Healthy White Bean and Kale Soup

Healthy Recipe: White Bean and Kale Soup

What’s better than a warm bowl of soup on a chilly day? It feels like the exact right thing to be eating this time of year. When the soup is made with hearty, healthy ingredients like this White Bean and Kale Soup, it’s nourishing more than just your soul — …

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Ideas for Eating Healthy
Learn to Love Your Veggies

Learn to Love Your Veggies

Mother nature created vegetables as an ideal delivery system for important nutrients, including vitamins A, C, D and K, as well as a slew of disease-fighting compounds. They’re also packed with water and fiber, which can help fill you up and keep you trim. Trouble is, for many people, these …

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Making Wise Food Choices

Why Does Tilapia Get a Bad Rap?

Few foods are as controversial as tilapia. One day the flaky white fish is a high-quality protein source, the next we’re told it may not be as virtuous as we think. It’s hard to know where the truth lies. Here’s the good news: According to Andrea Thelen, registered dietitian at …

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Heart-Healthy Treats
Pumpkin Swirl Brownies Recipe & Video

Pumpkin Swirl Brownies Recipe & Video

If you are one of those people who rejoice when all the pumpkin-flavored products take over the coffee shop and grocery store shelves each fall, this brownie recipe is definitely for you. We tricked out this beloved chocolate treat with a creamy swirl of spicy, vitamin-rich pumpkin. Not only do …

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