This fantasic lobster roll has the two key ingredients: lots of succulent lobster and a soft, toasted whole-grain bun.
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This fantasic lobster roll has the two key ingredients: lots of succulent lobster and a soft, toasted whole-grain bun.
Lobster. Grilled. Cheese. These three words ring like music to the ears. The crescendo? Each lobster grilled cheese has less than 300 grams of fat!
These mini dogs are ideal during warmer months when little bites are just the right amount! While sliders are traditionally mini beef patties, we've turned the popular dish on its ear by revamping it frank-style.
Dining alfresco with the warm sun waning doesn't get much better than steamed clams in a tangle of pasta with an herbed white wine and butter sauce. Your guests won't believe it only took you 20 minutes of work to make!
Graham cracker crust? Check! Luscious cheesecake topping? Check! Slightly tart lime essence? Check! We hit all the notes of this much-loved dessert – except the calorie count.
Set aside 12 minutes on a Sunday to prepare this hearty vegetarian stew, an easy lunch and supper during the week bursting with lentils, celery, carrot, sweet potato and tomatoes.
We use Za'atar, an addictive Middle Eastern spice blend, to season the nutritious grains that form the foundation of this flavorful fish dish.
Flexible pestos come in different variations, and we've modified the uncooked classic for taste and function. Ours packs a full serving of vegetables, and leftovers can be used on sandwiches, wraps and pizzas.
We borrowed the soft, light topping of a classic pie, cleaned it up and popped it onto a moist lemony cupcake for a lovely single-serving dessert!
Thailand's most popular global dish gets a lean and budget-conscious makeover, with brown rice noodles and additional veggies for a fiber and antioxidant boost.
All it takes are eight simple ingredients to make a cleaned-up classic that'll warm your bones – and you won't believe it's clean!
Use any kind of bread crumbs you prefer (fine, panko, homemade) as long as they're not too soft, as well as any apple variety that looks fresh.
Texan chef Mark Paul's exclusive recipe for the traditional, slow-cooked Italian favorite replaces veal shanks with lamb, offering up a warming dish that's sure to elicit more than a few smiles!
Hearty and robust, this dish is a Greek twist on a traditional Bolognese. Sharp feta and creamy, low-fat ricotta top it off and mint adds a pop of freshness.
Chef Jo's transformed food truck burger is based on a classic from Grill 'Em All, winners of Food Network's The Great Food Truck Race. The truck is the heavy metal brainchild of two longtime buddies who use fresh, local ingredients for their German-inspired beef burger.
Wear rubber gloves when handling chiles! Their heat, though excellent in this Chinese favorite, can transfer to your fingers and make wiping your eyes or nose a painful experience.
Korean jjigae, a stew often brimming with greens, tofu, meat, kimchi or seafood, goes clean in Chef Jo's 106-calorie version, a quick and easy meal to warm your bones (Gangnam-style).
On a trip to Los Angeles, Chef Jo fell in love with the plethora of food available in the city's varied trucks. Kogi BBQ's Kimchi Quesadillas, a hybrid of Korean and Mexican cuisine, were a definite favorite and she couldn't wait to clean them up! Naturally, accolades followed...
Chard and kale, with their unique vitamin profiles, offer additional nutritional benefits when paired. By adding golden raisins and fresh chopped garlic to the mix, you'll do wonders for the flavor impact of these Italian greens.
Soak up the numerous health benefits of olive oil with a taste of Tosca Reno's savory olive oil bread dip.
Smothered in marinara sauce and oozing with melted cheese, these sliders are seriously indulgent snack food. Your male guests will happily chomp away on these meaty bites – but only you'll know that they're less than 225 calories per serving!
Who needs instant soup, with dehydrated bits of chicken, when you can make this in only 10 minutes? Look for the soft presliced sun-dried tomatoes to save time.
Give your heart some love with this double whammy leek salad: antioxidant-rich artichokes have been shown to help lower cholesterol and leeks have been shown to have positive effects on blood vessels. Plus, you'll be showing your taste buds some love, too!
The usual lard- or butter-laden crusts of this classic comfort dish are far from comforting. We’ve topped our “pies” with tasty whole-wheat biscuits, slimming the eats without forgoing flavor.
India's popular rice dish is a meal in a bowl, and ours offers a complete protein thanks to the combination of rice and lentils! Dried currants, toasted almonds and fresh herbs give this 15-minute dish added intrigue.
A potpourri of spices – cardamom, coriander, turmeric, cumin, curry – and various veggies give our vegetarian chili ample Indian flavor for a mere 132 calories.
Stunning rainbow (or Bright Lights) Swiss chard is a colorful alternative to the standard, with vibrant yellow, pink and purple hues and the same antioxidants you know and love.
You can make these honey mustard chicken thighs up to 8 hours in advance and, at the last minute, simply coat them with the sauce and bake.
Tender spears of asparagus hug our salmon, and are topped with a tangy, hollandaise-style sauce. We don't mind when some of the creamy condiment runs into our smashed redskins either...
Sweet oranges and tart cranberries make a perfect pair when you want to perk up your plate with tang and color. Adding orange peel as you begin cooking your rice, and orange juice at the end of the process, lends a smooth flavor and fragrance to this cranberry chicken.
Homemade honey-mustard sauce beats the processed varieties any day. Complement your seasoned salmon with brown lentils, which are easy to find and hold their shape when cooked.
Our vanilla cupcakes with berry centers and chocolate glaze are the perfect light treats to satisfy your sweet tooth.
This lean, nourishing, and soulful winter bison stew features a chorus of eye-enhancing carrots, fiber-fueled parsnips and peas, and hearty russet potato.
Combining fresh seasonal produce with protein-rich lentils creates a main-course salad that's satisfying for everyone around your table.
Main-course salads tend to be relegated to summertime fare, but this satisfying winter supper salad is chock-full of nutrient-rich seasonal fruit and tender chicken to add flavor and filling fiber.
Add color and deep fruit flavor to any baked or broiled fish, chicken or pork entrée, not to mention ample antioxidants, fiber and potassium. But avoid excess calories and sugar by going easy on the raisins and dates.
Sliders are easy to serve and fun-to-eat appetizers, and Clean Eating's healthier version strips them of the requisite greasy patty and corn syrup–laden sauces, without sacrificing flavor.
This tasty snack takes the best of two classic dishes – Hawaiian pizza and potato skins – and brings them together in a crispy-on-the-outside, gooey-on-the-inside guiltless treat for your entire family.
A healthy twist on a classic ham and cheese sandwich, this salad boasts peppery arugula and lightly sautéed bell peppers with a sharp, tangy Dijon dressing.
A small portion of flaky halibut is all that’s needed to impart flavor to this fresh-tasting casserole of beans and brown rice – the Pacific fillet won’t overpower the recipe as other varieties might.
A throwback to the ham and pea soups of your childhood, every bite of this elegant stuffed squash oozes with "stick-to-your-ribs" buckwheat and gooey Swiss cheese.
Robin Miller, host of Food Network's Quick Fix Meals and best-selling cookbook author, cuts calories, fat and sodium from an Italian favorite. Even Nonna would approve!
Roll up a couple of these low-cal treats as a side for your favorite lean protein or wow friends and family by serving them as hors d'oeuvres at your next party!
Stuffing peppers is a fun way to serve a perhaps otherwise overlooked grain salad at your next backyard get-together. Cubanelle peppers are an ideal choice thanks to their mild spice, thin walls and narrow cone-like cavity.
Lean pork tenderloin pairs perfectly with warm, soft slices of grilled peaches in this meaty salad with a nutty vinaigrette dressing and peppery arugula. The result: a meal that's both light and filling at once.
Throw the pear, blue cheese and arugula you're used to seeing in a salad between two slices of country bread with a schmear of Dijon, and you've got a grilled sandwich you won't soon forget!
When you try this spicy Italian-American dish (just twenty minutes hands-on!) you'll understand why the name is Italian for "Brother Devil"!
Five simple ingredients lend themselves to an Italian-flavored grilled cheese sure to win you brownie points with the whole family.
Our Cuban sandwich has the requisite fillings (ham, cheese, pickle) with a fraction of the calories – just 231 per sandwich. All you need is 8 minutes and a hearty appetite!
While our herbed chicken is delicious sans sauce, why not add a little clean fun to your meal by using the herb and mustard blend as a dip for both your bird and broccoli?
Squid has a mild flavor that is ideal for absorbing the stronger notes of a marinade. And, with a kick of heat, red finger chiles are a perfect addition to this bistro-style salad.
These aren't your mother's salmon patties! Our cakes use chunks of fresh ahi tuna flavored with curry paste – and they're a mere eight grams of fat per serving.
The popular tea boasts a smorgasbord of health benefits and, thanks to Clean Eating, a bevy of flavors as well. The sweet side of pomegranate balances the tartness of lemon juice.
Spice up your morning – or any time of day – with our veggie-packed hash. The eggs add a boost of protein and sweet potatoes balance out the dish’s fiery flavors.
Get foolproof, silky cheesecake – that won't yield tempting leftovers in the fridge for days and days – from your slow cooker, where a warm, moist environment encourages gentle, even cooking in individual ramekins.
You don't have to limit your enjoyment of apples, an excellent source of dietary fiber, to snacks and desserts. Here, sweet-tart green apples take center stage in a delicious side dish (or starter).
Fiber from whole-wheat pita bread and protein from chickpeas turn this typical Eastern Mediterranean salad into a satisfying main dish. Plus, crumbled feta offers plenty of flavor without the need for additional salt.
Basa is a type of catfish, mild in flavor with a moist texture. Pair it with Greek accents in this fish florentine recipe for a protein-powered, 22-minute meal that's sure to satisfy!
Serve this party-perfect greek feta dip with veggies, as a spread for burgers and sandwiches, or with chicken or veggie skewers.
The term "panini" (pronounced pah-nee-nee) is Italian for roll or biscuit. Originally filled with layers of tomato, mozzarella and basil, the Mediterranean sandwich's popularity has transformed it into a meal of endless ingredient possibilities.
These Asian-infused breakfast patties have enough bite for Sunday morning breakfast or brunch-worthy entertaining, but their eight-minute time frame also makes them a go-to for any hectic weekday morning!
Take your basic brown rice to the next level with a Japanese kick of flavor, thanks to wasabi, ginger, rice vinegar and honey! It'll only cost you three grams of fat per serving.
Roasting butternut squash enhances its creamy texture. With a tart and tangy combination of ginger, garlic and lime, this dish boasts immune-boosting benefits plus a zesty flavor profile, providing a quick pick-me-up in cooler weather.
The sweet and savory mingle in our Asian-inspired marinade, with low-sodium soy sauce, lime juice, raw honey, fresh ginger, garlic and hot pepper sauce. It beats ordering in!
By adding cauliflower and turnip to the mashed potatoes – instead of cream and butter – you cut down on fat and calories and boost taste and fiber.
This reader's love of garlic and fresh cilantro comes together in a Clean Eating magazine–approved dish that's sure to please! Customize the flavor by swapping out shrimp for your favorite fish.
Basically filet mignon before it's cut into steaks, beef tenderloin is naturally lean. Here, we add a crust of garlic and horseradish, which mellows to become amazingly flavorful without being overpowering.
Vegetarians and meat-eaters alike will be drawn to the comforts of this hearty stew, thick with the creamy starchiness of beans and bright with the colors of garden fare.
We're giving the axe to the lard traditionally used to cook refried beans, creating our own non-fried bean purée using high-protein edamame flavored with onion, garlic, cumin, chile powder and lime juice.
With only five ingredients, these yogurty snacks are a cinch to prepare. To make your life in the kitchen even easier, cut the tangy squares prior to freezing them.
Ditch the unnecessary fatty ingredients in a clean, updated version of the family favorite – baked, not fried.
We've come up with an easy way to coat and cook your French toast while controlling calories significantly.
The UK's "eggy bread" and France's pain perdu is a family favorite worldwide. Clean Eating decided to give it a fresh twist by cutting the bread into smaller sticks to make portion control fun and easy!
A bonus recipe from our inaugural baking contest, these are the perfect dunkers for your morning cup of coffee!
Easy enough for everyday sit-downs yet equipped to impress on more elaborate occasions, our gussied-up flank steak is layered with spinach and nutty garlic.
Using five different onions makes for a well-rounded and balanced broth. The secret to a great onion soup is to slowly sweat and caramelize the onions.
Mahi mahi is grilled with a coriander and cumin seed crust, which provides the perfect balance to the light and crunchy pineapple jicama slaw, and the whole meal is ready in just 40 minutes!
This classic dish gets a healthy and colorful makeover with sweet parsnips and vibrant purple potatoes, while quinoa flakes make a gorgeous gluten-free crust for oven-baked fish!
This rustic salsa is smoky and rich in taste, thanks to grilled plum tomatoes, but cilantro and lime juice keep the flavors bright!
You'll never go back to traditional butter-laden stuffing recipes after trying our low-fat version – ample flavor and moisture come from sautéed vegetables, juicy apples and broth!