If you're looking for easy ways to eat healthy meals, incorporate chicken as a staple. It's one of the leanest meats available and also one of the most versatile to cook with. Chicken turns out perfectly in the slow cooker, oven, or skillet, and it complements flavor combinations from all over the world. Try one of our easy and healthy chicken recipes -- including chicken enchiladas, crispy oven-fried drumsticks, and classic roasted chicken -- for dinner tonight.View Slideshow
Fall's favorite fruit is delicious in savory dishes as well as sweet. We've paired apples with pork, chicken, and vegetables to create innovative dinners and snacks -- including apple cider chicken and apple bacon burgers, as well as cool apple smoothies and cozy apple stew.View Slideshow
If you've never met a potato you didn't like, you're going to love these ah-mazing potato recipes that include potato side dishes and potato casseroles, as well as everyone's favorite mashed potatoes. It's about time the humble spud got the recognition it deserves.View Slideshow
Craving something sweet, but want something healthy? We've got you covered! Our collection of healthy apple desserts includes flavorful muffins, cookies, tartlets, and more. Best of all, each serving of these delicious desserts has fewer than 200 calories and 8 grams of fat.View Slideshow
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Bars are a classic. The addition of ginger gives it a bit of a kick, and the icing adds just the right sweetness to the mouth-puckering rhubarb.
This traditional summertime classic side gets even better when it's dressed with Dijon mustard, onions, and tarragon. Cubes of cheddar cheese add delicious protein and calcium to the salad.
This dish is loaded with fresh asparagus, sweet peppers, and mushrooms. Lemon peel gives the from-scratch sauce a unique accent.
Broccoli salad is always popular. Add cauliflower for a little dazzle and bump up the flavor with a new sweet-spicy honey-and-cider vinegar dressing.
With smoky bacon and a hint of rosemary, a combo of butter beans and great northerns makes a rich side dish.
After caramelizing vegetables in the oven, drizzle them with balsamic vinegar to make them extra-sweet. A little more baking crisps the puff pastry crust, then it's an easy flip to a serving board.
Less sweet than the traditional version, this lemony dessert is studded with pineapple chunks and pecans. Made with less fat than the traditional cake, it has about a third fewer calories.
Mushroom lovers will delight in this garlicky sauce filled with tender 'shrooms. It's versatile, too: Serve it over pasta, rice, or chicken.
The secret ingredient to this ginger-infused side? Unsweetened coconut milk, which adds a tropical twist to this Asian-inspired veggie mix.
Add peanuts, a kid-pleasing source of protein, to pork patties, peanut butter to the chili sauce topping, and peanuts to the top of this burger for a tasty summer sandwich.
Caramelizing these carrots adds sweetness, making them more palatable to picky eaters. Finish with cayenne cream sauce.
Don't be scared off by the pounds of onions needed for this recipe -- caramelizing them gives them a subtle sweetness to offset their strong flavor. Coiled pasta provides the perfect "nest" for the veggies.
Deepen the already-sweet quality of beets with a touch of brown sugar, then balance the caramelized flavor by poaching them in dry red wine.