Nutritionist Ellie Krieger's Butternut Squash Risotto gets its velvety texture from the squash and short-grain rice, not butter.
A Chinese restaurant favorite, sesame chicken "hits the spot in terms of feeling indulgent, but this version is so much healthier because I add a generous amount of broccoli and serve it with fiber-rich brown rice," cookbook author Ellie Krieger says.
TV personality Ellie Krieger makes even the much-loved Philly-style cheesesteak sandwich healthier by starting with a lean cut of beef. "By serving them open-face with a light cheese sauce and lean meat, you can cut calories down to a third of the typical sandwich."
Minestrone is the quintessential vegetable soup, already healthful. Nutritionist Ellie Krieger pairs the soup with a good-for-you panini filled with arugula, part-skim mozzarella, and a touch of prosciutto.
This protein-packed salad from cookbook author Ellie Krieger could be dinner in itself.
For $1 per serving, these pork chops are delicious with this onion sauce spooned over and fresh steamed green beans served on the side.
This hearty casserole features cauliflower, carrots, celery, kale, peas, and corn, but you can substitute with your favorite veggies.
For a warm twist on hummus, try this creative dip. Rosemary, sesame oil, and garlic add a punch of flavor.