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Surprisingly Healthy Party Food

By Megan Myers, January 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Even though the packed holiday schedule has passed, the parties aren’t ending any time soon! Between celebrations for football, Mardi Gras, and everything in between, it seems like there’s always an excuse to get together with friends and nosh.

Of course, with the new year you might be like me and rethinking what snacking means. The good news is, there’s plenty of yummy options to party on while still following your clean eating plan.

Our Health Starts Here recipes are made with plant-strong whole foods and contain no processed fats or extracted oils, making them a great choice for any meal.

Are you ready to rethink party food and still get in some serious snacking? Check out these recipes.

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VIP Snacks for the Big Game

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 23, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

I heard that the Sunday of the big game is the second largest day for food consumption behind Thanksgiving. So why don’t we put as much thought into what we eat during the big game as we do on Thanksgiving?

Depending on where I watch the game, sometimes the entrée changes — tri-tip in California, chili in Ohio and King Casserole in Texas — but some things like snacks remain the same. Those chips, dips and bowls of cereal snack mixes aren’t usually great, but...

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Homemade Healthy Recipe: Tangerine-Roasted Tuna with Green Olives

By Allison Burch, January 22, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Allison Burch

Serve Tangerine-Roasted Tuna with Green Olives over cooked brown rice for a quick and easy meal. The bright citrus and briny olives give this one-pan dish a lively Mediterranean flavor. 

Our Healthy Eating pages have loads more recipes, meal plans, tips and videos to help you expand your definition of delicious.

What unique flavor combinations do you love?

New Year, New Recipes for Chicken

By Megan Myers, January 21, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers


Sheet Pan Fajitas

You know the phrase, “Winner winner, chicken dinner”? It always pops into my head whenever I cook up some chicken, and I’m sure I’m not the only one. There’s a reason it became so popular, right?

Maybe it’s because chicken is such a wonderfully useful ingredient....

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Make Your Own Healthy Salad Dressing

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, January 20, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Learn to Cook: Healthy Salad Dressing

Looking for a delicious better-for-you salad dressing? Think beyond the store-bought bottle and make your own from scratch. Save money by using your imagination and what’s in your pantry (think nutrient-dense nuts and fruits!) to discover new flavor combinations.

Adding Flavor

It’s easy to make super-tasty salad dressings with healthy fats...

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