This tasty salad uses a light tomato-based dressing and is packed with greens and other nutrient-rich veggies. Buy as many of these vegetables as you can precut from your grocer's salad bar to save on prep time.
Make any breakfast a special occasion with our light blueberry pancakes with hot blueberry topping!
This frittata is a great way to get more veggies into your day and can be enjoyed for brunch or dinner. By using a combination of egg whites and whole eggs, you cut back on some of the saturated fat and cholesterol.
Avocado is full of healthy, monounsaturated fat that is good for your cholesterol and will not raise your blood sugar. This is a veggie sandwich, but if you really need your meat you could add turkey or chicken.
Fruit is full of antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. If you want to take this on a road trip - pack fruit in small, individual plastic containers and keep in a cooler.
These make a great grab-and-go breakfast for the road. You can also make this recipe into a loaf of zucchini bread if you want. Just increase the cooking time to 50-60 minutes.
This salad can be served immediately but is best made the day before. To cool the quinoa quickly, spread it out on a baking sheet and refrigerate until cool.
A light summer salad that makes a great side or snack. The crunchy cucumber is extra refreshing this time of year! Pack this salad along with some sandwiches for your next day trip to the pool or beach.
These pita chips travel well and can be enjoyed with a bit of hummus, guacamole or salsa.
Use fresh summer bell peppers to top this quick and easy homemade pizza, a much better choice than ordering out. If you have leftovers, wrap them in foil and have it cold for a grab-and-go meal the next day.
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