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Ricotta isn’t just for lasagna and cannoli. With these healthy ricotta recipes, we give you a variety of ways to cook with ricotta cheese, including pizza with ricotta cheese, ricotta cheese as the base for a creamy dip recipes or ricotta cheese used to complement fruit in a light dessert recipe. In our ricotta cheese recipes, we call for part-skim ricotta in order to reduce calories and saturated fat. Try our Vanilla Strawberries with Lemon Ricotta for a summery dessert recipe or Corn & Broccoli Calzones for a healthier version of this classic recipe with ricotta cheese.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 5:32 pm
Take a break from classic taco fillings and try making a healthy taco with fish or seafood. We’ve included our best fish taco recipes, including scallop taco recipes, salmon taco recipes, mahi-mahi taco recipes and more grilled fish tacos. Try our Scallop & Pepper Tacos for low-calorie taco recipes or Grilled Fish Tacos for a versatile fish taco recipes you can make with mahi-mahi or halbit.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 5:13 pm
Use wild rice in a variety of healthy side dishes, including wild rice pilaf recipes, wild rice salad recipes and wild rice stuffing recipes, for a flavorful addition to your meal. Be sure to plan ahead for cooking wild rice—it takes 40 to 50 minutes. To cut down on cooking time, look for “quick” wild rice—a whole-grain rice that cooks in less than 30 minutes—or “instant” wild rice that’s done in 10 minutes or less.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 5:02 pm
Stuffing a chicken breast is relatively simple, but your guests need not know that. Making a pocket in the chicken breast to hold the stuffing is easy, particularly if you use a good, sharp, thin-bladed knife. You can stuff lean chicken breasts with a variety of ingredients, from ham and cheese to olives to pesto. Try one of these stuffed chicken breast recipes the next time you’re looking for a new way to make a healthy and delicious chicken dinner.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 4:54 pm
Cornbread is a Southern favorite, whether served hot out the often or in stuffing or a casserole. We’ve included traditional cornbread recipes as well as variations on classic cornbread recipes, including Cranberry Cornbread and Salsa Cornbread in this collection of easy cornbread recipes. Try Cornbread Stuffing with Brussels Sprouts & Squash for a delicious cornbread dressing recipe or Chili Cornbread Casserole for a cornbread hotdish recipe all in one.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 4:41 pm
Whether you enjoy tried-and-true flavors or like to experiment with different ice cream flavors, our homemade ice cream recipes are sure to please every appetite! We lighten-up traditional ice cream recipes by using nonfat sweetened condensed milk or low-fat milk while maintaining the creamy richness of our ice cream recipes. Although many of these recipes are best made with an ice cream maker, others can be made in a food processor or blender. Skip the freezer section at your supermarket and instead make one of our delicious and healthy homemade ice cream recipes.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 4:23 pm
Strawberries and rhubarb are a match made in heaven and classic combination for pies, cakes and fruit bars. The sweetness of strawberries helps to balance and mellow the zingy tartness of rhubarb. Celebrate the spring’s best combo with these delicious strawberry-rhubarb recipes.
Posted: May 17, 2013, 4:04 pm
When you serve one of these frozen goodies this summer, your friends will think you're a great cook. And if you tell them it only took a few minutes to throw together: a genius too! No need to divulge that low-fat vanilla frozen yogurt is your go-to ingredient...unless you want to let them in on the secret that these sweets are better for you too. Low-fat fro-yo has about half the calories and a fraction of the fat of some regular ice creams. Calories vary among brands, so look for one with about 100 calories per 1/2-cup serving and get ready to be a hero.
Posted: May 15, 2013, 6:43 pm
Quesadillas are the perfect family-friendly weeknight meal when you need to get dinner on the table fast. We’ve lightened up traditional quesadilla recipes while preserving the authentic Mexican flavor by reducing the amount of cheese, substituting lean protein and adding healthy vegetables in these easy quesadilla recipes. Try our Black Bean Quesadillas for a vegetarian quesadilla recipe that ready in 15 minutes or less or Crab Quesadillas for a healthy seafood quesadilla recipe.
Posted: May 13, 2013, 7:21 pm
Making a burger with ground turkey is the first step for a healthier, lighter burger recipe as ground turkey is a lean alternative to ground beef. Oftentimes, however, turkey burgers can have a dry, chewy texture. In these healthy turkey burger recipes, we add flavorful ingredients to moisten and spice up lean ground turkey. Try our Turkey Burgers with Mango Chutney for a traditional turkey burger recipe or Mozzarella-Stuffed Turkey Burgers for a pizza-inspired, healthy turkey burger recipe.
Posted: May 13, 2013, 7:13 pm