Inspired by creamy turkey and wild rice soup recipes, this vegetarian mushroom soup recipe is a whole lot lighter and gets a rich flavor boost from caramelized leeks. Serve with a green salad with sherry vinaigrette and crusty bread to sop up any bits left in the bowl – from AARP. A Healthy Recipe […]
Make a big batch of this on the weekend and reheat all week. Top with fruit or yogurt to add natural sweetness. From the Mayo Clinic. Ingredients 1/2 cup uncooked pearl barley 1/2 cup uncooked red wheat berries 1/2 cup uncooked brown rice 1/4 cup uncooked steel-cut oats 3 tablespoons uncooked quinoa 2 tablespoons of […]
If you like berries, citrus, and sweet-creamy smoothies, this is the recipe for you. You can add a handful of greens for extra nutrition (although it will likely turn it a not-so-flattering hue). Add silken tofu for a protein boost. Ingredients 1 1/4 cup frozen raspberries 1 large ripe, sliced and frozen banana (1 banana yields ~1 cup) 1/2 cup pomegranate juice […]
This sweet-spicy chicken salad recipe pairs crunchy cabbage, mango and chicken with a Vietnamese-inspired dressing made with fish sauce and lime juice.
Rice's natural starch (helped along with a bit of coconut milk) turns into creamy, surprisingly light rice pudding with sweet floral flavor from coconut water. Top with dried fruits, toasted nuts, shredded coconut or seeds. From The Food Network.
This is the type of simple, healthy, satisfying meal that gives Mediterranean cooking its reputation as the perfect blend of flavor and nutrition. With white wine, tomatoes, olives, and herbs, this chicken dish has the soul of southern France in every bite. From Eat This, Not That.
Radish Salad, Crunch and freshness are the order of the day with this zesty, healthy side salad with pulses and herbs. From BBC Good Food.
In Mexico, thinly-sliced jicama (pronounced HEE-kah-mah) sprinkled with fresh lime juice and salt, makes a quick, crisp, finger-food snack, and a great inspiration for this refreshing main dish salad.
There are plenty of spins on the simple watermelon-feta-mint salad. We like this one from The Mediterranean Dish: an easy, fresh and super-light Mediterranean version with fresh herbs and a honey-lime dressing.
This cornbread is free of oil, sugar, and cholesterol (what you'd find in many cornbread recipes), but full of classic, delicious cornbread flavor. From the Pritkin Longevity Center and Spa.