Seriously Fast Food

Not only are these four quick suppers easier than takeout, they're a whole lot healthier too.

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Asian Shrimp and Coconut Soup

David Prince

Asian Shrimp and Coconut Soup

This soup isn't a starter -- with protein, veggies, and carbs, it's a well-balanced meal.

On the table in: 15 minutes
Makes: 6 servings

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Tilapia Piccata

David Prince

Tilapia Piccata

A mild-tasting fillet and a yummy lemon sauce add up to a healthy fish dinner kids will ask for again.

On the table in: 18 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

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It Worked For Me: Quick Kitchen Tricks

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Healthy Carbonara

David Prince

Healthy Carbonara

The classic Italian recipe calls for heavy cream, but you'll save about 75 calories and 11g fat per serving by making our version.

On the table in: 20 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

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Thai Chicken and Rice

David Prince

Thai Chicken and Rice

So the kids won't sit still at the Thai restaurant? No worries -- it's surprisingly simple to replicate the flavors at home.

On the table in: 15 minutes
Makes: 5 servings

Copyright © 2008. Used with permission from the April 2008 issue of Parents magazine.

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