This version combines Italian-style chicken sausage, roasted peppers, basil, sun-dried tomatoes, and artichokes, but feel free to mix it up with bocconcini, peppadews, or your favorite salumi. For an unstoppable gobble that's as healthy as it is delicious, keep reading.
When I chatted it up with Food Network host and nutrition expert Ellie Krieger last week, she had plenty of suggestions for staying healthy during the coming months of Summer entertaining. In addition to discussing Father's Day meals, the Chefs Move to Schools program, and the new Cooking Channel, I asked Ellie to share her top cookout tips.
Here are 10 of Ellie's ways to get healthy while grilling up a storm.
I asked cookbook author Ellie Krieger, host of the Food Network show Healthy Appetite with Ellie Krieger, how she manages to make sumptuous yet healthful food during grilling season. Hear what she has to say after the jump.
It's Dungeness crab season right now in San Francisco, and I can't wait to take advantage of the extremely fresh catch. After seeing TeamSugar member lengel's recipe for tropical crab salad, I already know what I'll be making with my crabmeat. With ingredients such as mangoes, avocados, cilantro, and radicchio, the salad looks crunchy, sweet, savory, bright, and zesty all at the same time. To see the healthy recipe, read more
All I've craved since the holidays are my favorite childhood comfort foods, but I'm trying to eat healthy, nutritious, wholesome foods. That's why turkey meatloaf is perfect for this month — it's the best of both worlds. Although meatloaf made with ground beef isn't horrible for you, these recipes, which call for lean, ground, all-breast turkey meat, are even better.
The first recipe, a low-maintenance standby, is perfect for the casual cook. If you want to take your American comfort food to another level, however, opt for the second recipe. It elevates meatloaf with a roasted red pepper sauce, as well as vegetables that are sautéed before they're mixed in for extra tenderness. See both versions when you read more
It's hard to beat properly cooked scallops: They possess the meatiness of steak while offering a melt-in-your-mouth consistency. Add the grill marks, and you have a caramelized flavor that is to die for.
Don't worry, I'm not telling you to take a package of Lean Cuisine balsamic glazed chicken from the freezer and pop it in the microwave for a fast & easy dinner. Sure you could do that, but why would you when I have a wonderful recipe for the exact same thing?
A fresh, homemade meal is much better than frozen processed food, and in this case, chicken is cooked with garlic and covered with a syrupy balsamic reduction. Toss it with wilted spinach and whole wheat couscous and you have one healthy and filling Friday dinner. Step away from the microwave and towards the stove. Get the recipe, read more