Make a healthy side dish exotic by swapping plain rice for barley and spicing it with curry.
Vitamin-rich tropical-fruit salsa is a fresh and flavorful accompaniment to heart-healthy tuna.
Blend sweet seasonal watermelon with onions, cucumbers and fresh herbs for a savory, refreshing soup.
Forget potato chips. For a crispy, crunchy treat, try these kale chips instead. They're quick and easy to make, loaded with nutrients, and oh so delicious!
Farro, a nutty and sweet whole grain, makes for a deliciously light and filling salad at barbeques and picnics.
Healthy springtime vegetables combine in this hearty, delicious soup. Yum!
Get your pizza fix -- minus the fat! This fiber-rich dip is sure to please at your next party.
Serve this minimal-calorie, spicy and savory dip at your next pigskin party to score big points with your home team.
These sweet-and-salty, protein-packed veggies make a satisfying heart-healthy snack or side dish.
Easy to prep and packed with vitamins, savory Swiss chard partners perfectly with all meats.
Sweet seasonal fruits like apples, pears and cranberries make an ordinary green salad extraordinary.
Sweet potatoes and pineapple add an extra dose of antioxidants -- and flavor -- to this crowd-pleasing fall side dish.
Fresh, Asian-style vinaigrette finishes this crisp, antioxidant-rich veggie confetti of yellow, red and orange bell peppers with green cucumbers and white radishes.
Pair savory pistachios and onions with sweet, juicy in-season peaches for this flavor-packed picnic accompaniment.
Give this naturally sweet side-dish a unique flavor kick with a dose of fresh parsley and ground nutmeg.
Hot Chinese mustard and soybeans add an Asian flair to this fiber-rich bean salad -- perfect for picnics and potlucks.
Think outside the pie by using this sweet summer fruit as a spicy dip or meat accompaniment.
If you like mixing sweet and salty, you’ll love this summery watermelon and tomato salad. Seasonal watermelon cubes are a surprisingly tasty match to fresh tomatoes, red onions and basil.
Grill up these light, fresh and fruity seafood kabobs in 10 minutes or fewer at your next summer barbeque.
These savory, low-salt spuds are packed with fiber -- and the purple skins pack a special antioxidant punch.
Freshen up with this low-calorie, high-flavor, easy frozen snack.
Spice up seasonal rhubarb with traditional Indian seasonings to make a light, sweet and savory dip or spread.
This refreshing, calorie-light dinner is also surprisingly filling, packed with healthy veggie fiber and protein.
This reduced-fat pesto is high in antioxidants. Pair it with whole-wheat pasta for a fast, filling and nutrient-rich meal.
Add some spring colors to your dinner plate with this fresh, flavorful, seasonal side dish.
Zesty mango salsa is great by itself or as a fresh accompaniment to fish, chicken and pork dishes.
Make a light, fresh and high-fiber salad in minutes with a few classic Mediterranean ingredients.
Thanksgiving just wouldn't be right without cranberry sauce. It's quite easy to make from scratch, and you can create your own flavor combinations by adding different juices, fruits and spices.
Get the "right" kind of carbs with this creamy (but remarkably reduced-fat) mashed potato recipe.
Sweet dates and figs balance this savory, Asian-style coleslaw. Bonus: it’s low-fat and low-calorie too!
Optimize seasonal summer vegetables with this protein-packed quinoa and squash salad.
Try oven-roasting over steaming this time: Aside from yielding better taste, roasting allows the olive oil used to absorb nutrients like vitamin A in asparagus.
This fresh take on a classic Mexican appetizer is so good -- and good for you -- you might want to double dip!
Perfect for hot summer days, this delicious blend of sweet potatoes, sweet onions, zucchini and squash is great on the grill and can be served warm or at room temperature. So easy to make it's almost like not cooking!
This fish dish is healthy, delicious and easy to prepare and enjoy.
Say goodbye to boxed mac and cheese with this reduced-fat version that’s high in calcium and comfort value.
Sick of eating the same old steamed stalk? Refresh your taste for the floret by roasting in this four-ingredient recipe.
Dark leafy greens are extremely nutrient-rich and so easy to prepare. Take advantage of the convenient, prewashed and pretrimmed bags of kale and other greens (collard, mustard and turnips) found in the produce department.
Looking for an all-in-one, super-antioxidant main-dish salad? Look no further.
For a refreshing finish, top this fiber-, protein- and nutrient-rich salad off with fresh lime juice dressing.
Once you realize that all forms of fruit -- fresh, canned, frozen or dried -- count as nutrient-rich choices, you'll have no problem eating more every day.
Fish contains vital omega-3 fatty acids, and vegetables help maintain your healthy immunity. Wrap it all together in whole-wheat tortillas, and you'll have a light, fun and super-healthy meal.
Fresh-cooked, or even canned, sweet potatoes combined with whole-wheat flour transform this easy recipe into a delicious vitamin-packed meal.
For a refreshing alternative to your usual salad, substitute oil and vinegar with this unique vinaigrette, and lettuce with mixed greens. The result will give you a boost in health as well as flavor.
Whole-wheat pasta is healthy, wholesome and filling. Combined with this creamy sauce, it makes for smaller portions full of flavor -- a balanced meal for the whole family.
A simple three-ingredient glaze adds a sweet and savory flavor boost to salmon. Oven-roasting is fast -- figure on only 10 minutes' cooking for every inch of fish thickness -- and cleanup is a snap with a foil-covered pan.
Tired of plain old lettuce and tomatoes? Try this vibrant alternative, filled with heart-healthy nutrients and flavors from every color of the rainbow.
Great for a tailgate party or a weeknight meal, no one will know this low-fat and no-saturated-fat "meaty" filling is actually meatless.
Lentils, a type of dried beans, are some of the most nutrient-rich foods you can eat. Make a big batch, store in the refrigerator and enjoy at several meals -- what a timesaver!
Who wants to cook on a hot summer day? This simple, healthful recipe takes mere minutes. Works great as a side dish or tossed in cooked chicken or grilled salmon for a complete meal.