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Put. The takeout menu. Away. When you’re in a hurry—or you’ve got a craving—opt for these healthier versions instead.
23 Foods You Can Make In a Muffin Tin
With these 23 muffin tin recipes, you can create perfectly miniature meals for any hour of the day.
The Five Mother Sauces: Master the Classics
From classic tomato to creamy Béchamel, learn to master the five “must-know” mother sauces of French cuisine.
The Fastest Way to Chill a Bottle of Wine
This awesome wine-chilling hack will have you ready for company in a snap.
Easy Skillet Lasagna
This one-pot wonder is ideal for weeknight suppers—and tastes just as good as its baked counterpart.
Light King Ranch Chicken Casserole
With this lightened up casserole, you don’t need to sacrifice taste for a speedy, heart-friendly meal.
Quick Chicken Chili
This lightened up crowd pleaser is a hit at potlucks or around your own dining room table.
Quick Chicken Fajitas
Low-sodium ingredients combine to give this recipe all the flavor of the Tex-Mex classic with a fraction of the fat and calories.
Cheese and Vegetable Frittata with Fruit Salad
Learn how to turn a few eggs, cheese and vegetables into a versatile one-skillet meal.
Shrimp Stir Fry
Cooked shrimp accompanies this fresh veggie stir fry, or tofu can substitute for a delicious vegetarian option.
Broccoli Beef Stir-Fry
Use beef in this low-sodium recipe, or mix in your choice of protein for a restaurant quality dish that’s better for your heart.
Slow Cooker BBQ: Chicken or Pork
Fuss-free barbecue cooks up nicely in the slow cooker—plus, it’s heart-healthy.
Mediterranean Couscous Salad
Feta cheese and olives lend a savory flavor to this heart-healthy salad.
Step-by-Step Guide to Perfectly Crispy Fried Chicken
Master the basics of perfectly crispy fried chicken at home—then mix it up with your favorite batters and spice blends.