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Good-for-you breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack ideas, plus low-calorie recipe makeovers, grocery shopping tips, and expert diet advice.
4 days ago
You know you have a giant feast on the horizon, but what else should you eat on Christmas Day? Should you eat breakfast? Or hold off until the main event? Here, tips to help prep for a holiday feast—and how to rebound afterward. More
4 days ago
Holiday parties are in full force, and we know your drinks will be, too. But just because you want a punched-up drink doesn't mean the cals need to come in higher than the apps you're munching on. From champagne cocktails to crisp martinis, we rounded up 12 simple sippers that all come in under 200 calories, so you can pour, clank and sip those holiday cocktails to your heart's desire. Cheers! More
5 days ago
We love an on-the-go breakfast, but let's be honest: It sucks when you slurp down a smoothie and find yourself starving a couple hours later. Enter a protein-packed smoothie! "Protein smoothies have staying power in terms of appetite control," says Dawn Jackson Blatner, RD, FITNESS advisory board member and author of The Flexitarian Diet. "Not to mention protein is the building block of all of our cells, so it's important for your muscle health and immunity." Blend up any of these protein smoothie recipes that'll keep you full for hours. More
1 week ago
Yes, you can indulge in cheesy fried goodness. No, this is not a joke. These healthy faves are packed with flavor, not fat, to let you satisfy every craving guilt-free. More

How to Make Kale Chips

1 week ago
We've all been there. You vow to give up sweets, and you manage to stay strong for, oh, six days. Then you're in line for a cup of coffee and—like a woman possessed—order not one but two donuts. And scarf them. Don't blame your lack of willpower—blame your resolution! We've revised your New Year's promises to ones that practically guarantee success, so you can have your happiest, healthiest year ever. More
2 weeks ago
Bumpy, gnarly root vegetables aren't the prettiest produce-section picks. They're easy to overlook next to vivid rainbow chard or a pile of glossy pomegranates. "But if you do, you're missing out on great winter vegetables," says Wendy Jo Peterson, R.D., a sports dietitian and culinary nutritionist in Austin, Texas. "Roots are nutrient dense, inexpensive and low in calories." They're as yummy as they are versatile, with flavors that range from earthy and robust to crisp and refreshing. "And for the home cook, it's really hard to screw them up," says Diane Morgan, the author of Roots: The Definitive Compendium With More Than 225 Recipes. We dug up six of the best roots and uncovered plenty of reasons to turn them into winter mainstays. More
3 weeks ago
With as many as 30 percent of Americans claiming they follow a gluten-free or reduced-gluten diet, according to the Center for Celiac Disease Research & Treatment, it seems g-free eating is more than a fad. While eliminating gluten is essential for the 1 percent of folks who have celiac disease, why are so many others nixing the protein found in wheat, barley, and rye? More
3 weeks ago
Juice and smoothies are great, in moderation. Before you commit to juicing 24/7, learn how an all-liquid diet can wreck your weight-loss efforts—and long-term health. More
3 weeks ago
Anyone can throw a random assortment of foods into a blender. But if you want your smoothie both tasty and nutritious, follow these tips from celebrity smoothie-makers Harley Pasternak and Candice Kumai. More
3 weeks ago
Whether you're already eating paleo or intrigued by the hugely popular "caveman diet," there's one thing you should know: A lot of common ingredients are off limits (think: grains, dairy, legumes, refined sugar, and potatoes), which can make figuring out what's for dinner a headache. Thankfully, chef Jenna Short offers up several delicious paleo dinner recipes in her new cookbook, Cooking Allergy-Free. More
1 month ago
The last thing you want to do after Thanksgiving is spend tons of time in the kitchen—we feel ya. But if the thought of another warmed-up rehash of the main meal sounds as appealing as watching the Thanksgiving Day Parade in sub-zero temps, you'll love these five easy leftover turkey recipes with simple prep and fresh flavors. You're welcome. More
1 month ago
As much as we all love a tall glass of vino, settling on a bottle is almost as stressful as planning the holiday dinner menu. That's why we called up Gillian Ballance, one of the few females in the world to become a master sommelier. The golden rule of wine-buying during holiday time? Stick to delicate, fruity notes (think: bottles with more acidity and less alcohol). "When you have a table with so many flavors, you want the meal to take center stage and the wine to accent the high notes," says Ballance. Whether you're looking to splurge, save, serve, or spot the perfect hostess gift, we got the scoop on what to uncork. More

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