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Healthy Comfort Food: Hashbrown Casserole with Veggies

Healthy Hashbrown Casserole is great confort food.

Here’s another comfort food that I chose to “healthify.” This one is a healthy hashbrown casserole. Have you seen my Greek-Inspired Healthy Macaroni and Cheese yet? It’s one of my favorite healthy comfort food recipes! A friend asked me to bring a hashbrown casserole to…

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Healthy Comfort Food: Greek-Inspired Macaroni and Cheese

Healthy Comfort Food

Yes indeed! A health-boosting diet can (and should) include your favorite foods. When clients ask me about this, I’m happy to show them ways to prepare a healthy comfort food recipe. My first strategies to “healthify” a recipe are to reduce the saturated fat, trim…

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Sweet Potato Walnut Balls – Healthy as They are Delicious

Healthy Sweet Potato Balls

My mother makes a sweet potato recipe similar to this for Thanksgiving. A few years ago, I modified her recipe to make it dairy free for one of our dinner guests. Last year I healthified it more and amped up the flavor by adding a bit of…

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Trimmed-Down Sweet Noodle Kugel

Healthy Jewish Sweet Noodle Kugel

Sweet noodle kugel is a favorite food from my childhood. We’d eat it only a couple times each year on one Jewish holiday or another. The sweetness, the creaminess and the pasta combine to make it a dish I always loved. When I started making it for…

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Resistant Starch: What Foods Have It and a Recipe

Veggie-Packed Potato Salad Recipe with resistant starch

Resistant starch is a boon to health. One of my most popular posts is about resistant starches. Today I go into a bit more detail and share a delicious resistant starch recipe. And for an even newer post about resistant starch, check out The Fiber You…

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Smoked Salmon Frittata: Perfect for Mother’s Day

Healthy Mother's Day Brunch

Frittatas – which are along the lines of a crustless quiche – are way easier to prepare than you might think. My daughters and I make this Smoked Salmon Frittata together frequently for Mother’s Day and other special days. I first created this recipe on a…

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Creamy Tomato Soup: a healthy version

Healthy Tomato Soup recipe

How to make a healthy creamy tomato soup Pureeing the typical ingredients with a of bit bread transforms this tomato soup into something rich and creamy. And the bread adds a mere 30 calories and 5 grams of carbohydrate per serving – a boon to dieters…

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Quick Healthy Meal Idea: Scooped French Bread Pizza

Combined with a salad or some soup, scooped French bread pizza has become a favorite way to wrap up a busy weekend. Every few weeks, my husband Drew and I sit down to some version of this simple, trimmed down crusty pizza. It’s a perfect…

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