Manicotti, which means “muff” in Italian, are idea for filling with cheesy ricotta. Slices of eggplant mimic this pasta-free way to enjoy the same flavors you’ll find in the original recipe. Adding kale to the filling boosts nutrition, lowers calories and fat.
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Asparagus pokes through the cool dirt of early spring though it can be found in grocery stores year-round. Look for the thick stalks for this recipe, or if you are using pencil-thin asparagus decrease the cooking time by 2-3 minutes.
Making kale chips is fast, easy, and cost effective. Any type of kale works, just be sure that your washed kale leaves are dry before adding olive oil for ultimate crisp chips!
Whether I’m looking for an energy boost, or a tasty unique meal, Superfoods always come to mind because they do both best.
One of the most popular recipes on the site has been my ‘Crockpot Baked Apples’. That’s why I decided to create a bunch of additional crockpot apple recipes and make them available as a downloadable booklet. Get your copy today!
This turkey chili makes a tasty, high-protein meal, because it’s made with lean ground turkey. Get creative with the topping, a tablespoon of your favorite cheese, salsa, or sour cream. Beans add a good dose of fiber but if you want to ramp up the nutrition even more, add a handful of your favorite green, such as kale or spinach during the last minute of cooking.
Making your own chicken broth takes extra time but the flavor is worth the bother! A lot of commercial brands contain ingredients you don’t bank on when making a homemade meal — like artificial colorings, MSG, and gluten.
Who doesn’t want to enjoy delicious cocktail drinks, but what about calories? Since typical margaritas clock in at around 500-600 calories, I started to think about healthier, low-cal versions of popular drinks and cocktails – and the result is my delicious, 96-calorie ‘Watermelon Twist’…