This revamped breakfast favorite, with a creamy ricotta sauce and fresh berries, tastes like the real thing – only ours are also full of satiating fiber!
We've topped cumin-rubbed corn tortillas with mozzarella and scrambled eggs, then piled high a mixture of black beans, avocado, crunchy poblano chiles and a splash of lime for an intensely flavorful and textured start to your day.
Thai cuisine is beloved for its pungent flavors and fiery curries. In this noodle bowl, we've used the sweet creaminess of light coconut milk and the good-for-you monounsaturated fat of natural peanut butter to balance the sharper tastes of garlic, ginger and spicy red pepper.
Oats are best known for their soluble fiber, which studies show can help lower both total and low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or "bad," cholesterol by reducing their absorption in your intestines, keeping coronary heart disease at bay. Here, the quick-cooking variety is combined with Thai flavors and used to coat lean chicken breast.
Understanding the importance of eating every few hours, our reader recipe developer wanted to create a snack she could feel good about munching on. Her Spicy Roasted Chickpeas can be kept in the fridge for up to four days, but we bet your family will gobble them up by that time!
Winter squashes are rich in antioxidants (though their leafy green companions usually take all the credit). For a new take on an old standard, we shave long strips of butternut squash, which become toasted toppers for our clean pizza.
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!
Eggplant is a common vegetable throughout the Southern Mediterranean, where it is often fried. Roasting is a simpler, healthier method of preparing the nightshade veggie and removing any bitter edge. And it is even more delicious when made into an eggplant dip!
Bold aromatic ingredients, such as soy sauce, ginger, green onions and garlic, are the key to infusing this light meal with serious, savory flavor – not to mention a seriously crispy exterior on our faux "fried" chicken, despite having only 339 calories!