8 Go-To Salad Dressing Recipes

Store-bought salad dressings offer convenience, but they’re often littered with sugar, unhealthy oils, and sketchy additives. Consider Hidden Valley’s ranch dressing: In addition to boasting 140 calories per two-tablespoon serving, it’s riddled with monosodium glutamate (MSG) and phosphoric acid. But preparing your own salad dressing at home can help you avoid these unhealthy ingredients while cutting…

BBQ Chicken with Peach and Feta Slaw

This summery crunch-tastic slaw is guaranteed to find its way into your recipe rotation for the rest of the season. Using ripe, juicy peaches, it’s the perfect sweet-salty side dish for any number of grilled or smoked proteins. Ingredients 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided…

Grab and Go Breakfast Egg Cups

This portable, savory breakfast is full of possibility — and it puts your muffin tins to good use. Try this bell pepper, broccoli and mushroom recipe from Eating Bird Food or customize yours with different veggies. At fewer than 100 calories per serving, these versatile egg bites are your new best friend.   Ingredients 6 large eggs…

Spicy Shrimp Flatbread

CALORIES: 297 | PROTEIN: 35g | FAT: 12g | CARBS: 13g DIRECTIONS: 1. Preheat oven to 400°F. 2. Heat olive oil in a sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add shrimp and garlic, sea salt, and black pepper to taste. Sauté about 4 minutes, until shrimp are opaque in center. 3. Dress each flatbread by adding…

Chipotle Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Ingredients 1–3 dried chipotle chilies 1 4-pound (1,814 grams) butternut squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 3 tablespoons (45 ml) organic unsalted butter 1 tablespoon (15 ml) pure maple syrup 2 small carrots, halved crosswise 1 small yellow onion, thinly sliced 6 cups (1,140 ml) low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth, divided 1 1/2 (7 1/2 ml) teaspoons…

Turkey-Stuffed Bell Peppers

Ground turkey substitutes for beef nicely in these stuffed peppers that can serve as a light dinner, satisfying lunch or side dish. With less than 300 calories and 31 grams of protein this is one high-protein dish. Ingredients: 1 pound lean ground turkey 1 cup brown rice, cooked 1 15-ounce can Italian-seasoned diced tomatoes 4…