October 16, 2014

Skinny Recipe: Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Browned Butter Sage Sauce

sweet potato gnocchi TSOLC 500 Skinny Recipe: Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Browned Butter Sage Sauce
Photo courtesy Flickr user Danielle Tsi

 

Homemade sweet potato gnocchi is one of those amazing dishes you’ll squirrel away and break out for special occasions or the weekend when you have some extra time. It’s impressive when paired with the browned butter sage sauce and surprisingly healthy and easy to make; it just needs a little love and attention.

If you have children, let them help you make and shape the gnocchi for a fun family meal they’ll love. You can serve this by itself as a simple, comforting dish or pair it with our baby spinach and bacon salad.

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October 15, 2014

Quick Tip: Not a Morning Person?

Try a quick breakfast of whole-grain cereal (such as shredded wheat, oatmeal, or whole-grain flakes) and skim milk at least three times this week. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day!

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October 14, 2014

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Take Aim Against Breast Cancer 5001 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and a great time to learn more about how to lower your risk of the most common cancer in women. While some breast cancer has a genetic link, the good news is 20 years of research finds maintaining a healthy weight, making wise food choices and getting more physical activity can go a long way in improving your odds against developing cancer. So let’s take a closer look at ways you can change your diet to improve your cancer resistance.

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October 9, 2014

Skinny Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken cacciatore usually involves breaded, skin-on chicken thighs pan fried and smothered with sugary tomato sauce and cheese. To lighten up this recipe, I used skinless chicken breasts, increased the veggies, and decreased the added sugar. The whole family will love this easy dinner and you’ll be proud to serve it!

chicken cacciatore TSOLC 500 Skinny Recipe: Chicken Cacciatore
Photo courtesy Flickr user alanagkelly

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