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.