An unusual mix using cottage cheese, sour cream and blueberries creates savory, good-for-you pancakes that are cooked in the oven in less than 10 minutes. Top with more fresh fruit for a filling, low-fat breakfast.
Making your own vinaigrette is quick and easy -- not to mention much healthier and less expensive than buying bottled dressings, which are often high in saturated fat and contain preservatives. Pour it over greens and leftover chicken for a simple but delicious lunch.
Whole-wheat pitas are the perfect base for healthy individual pizzas. Ours are topped with four different kinds of veggies and provolone cheese.
A wholesome, lighter chili that's still hearty can be made by replacing beef with chicken and adding nutrient-packed cannellini beans and fresh veggies. Adjust the heat by leaving out the jalape?o if you or your kids don't like too much spice. The lime juice gives it a delicious zest and depth of flavor.
This is a simple, nourishing and veggie-packed lunch that your kids will actually eat: Our light-mayo mixture adds flavor without adding too many unnecessary calories or fat.
Copyright © 2010 Meredith Corporation.
All content on this Web site, including medical opinion and any other health-related information, is for informational purposes only and should not be considered to be a specific diagnosis or treatment plan for any individual situation. Use of this site and the information contained herein does not create a doctor-patient relationship. Always seek the direct advice of your own doctor in connection with any questions or issues you may have regarding your own health or the health of others.