Pasta is indispensable in planning delicious, low-fat meals that even the pickiest eater will love. Rich in complex carbohydrates, it is the base of a fast, healthful meal when topped with plenty of assorted vegetables, tomato- or broth-based sauces, legumes, poultry, and seafood. Planning meals around shapes of pasta...

Convert your favorite recipes into tastier, healthy meals. It is very easy to stick to family favorite meals because you can make them in your sleep and family members love them. Favorites might include meatloaf, fried chicken, sloppy Joe’s, macaroni and cheese, hamburgers, or chicken fried steak. Although these dishes sound high in fat you ... 7 Successful Meal Makeover Ideas

Penne Pasta Bolognese 1 onion, chopped 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning (dried basil, oregano, marjoram) ground black pepper to taste 1 pound ground very lean turkey breast 1 jar low-sodium pasta sauce 8 oz box penne pasta Cook the pasta according to package directions; drain in...
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Salad is the biggest "food group" in our recipe categories - we have 100 salads in our new Celebrate Salad eCookbook. Here are 12 plated salad presentation ideas from a professional chef whose passion is to cook healthy and make a lot of salads.

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.

These fun and educational incentives make the perfect prizes, rewards, awards, and gifts for health and wellness promotion. Set them up at your next wellness fair, nutrition class, or company raffle.

Let this poster inspire you to make your own educational displays. You can use the same basic principle to craft any fun, engaging nutrition poster you'd like. Simply find great photos or drawings of healthful foods (magazine ads are great for this) and form the foods into letters that spell out a key word for your nutrition presentation.