Nutritious Spin on Peaches and Cream Using Canned Foods

Try this dessert made with condensed milk and canned peaches

As a chef, dietitian, and busy mom cooking for a family, I have always enjoyed canned foods at home. My favorite go-to’s that I always keep on hand include canned beans (vegan protein in an instant), canned pasta sauce (my girls love), canned green...
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Ricotta-Stuffed Jackfruit with Cinnamon

These stuffed jackfruits are sweet and creamy enough to serve as dessert.

These stuffed jackfruits are sweet and creamy enough to serve as dessert. You can enjoy them right away with a fork-and-knife wrap them individually and freeze, nibbling on them as a frozen treat. Pull them from the freezer a couple of minutes before biting...
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Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

Think you don’t have time to make your own holiday treats? Think again. Impress your guests with these festive dark chocolate covered pretzel rods dipped in crushed candy canes that are as delicious as they are easy to prepare. Peppermint-Studded Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzels 1 bag...
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Butternut Squash-Orange Pie for Food Network’s Healthy Eats Blog

Butternut squash and oranges breathe new life into this Butternut Squash-Orange Pie with Coconut Whipped Cream I created for Food Network’s Healthy Eats Blog. The natural sweetness of the squash and orange replace up to one third of added sugar, and plant-based coconut oil stands...
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Vanilla Cheesecake Bars with Orange

Since I love a good cheesecake, I created a solution for the next time I’m craving a slice of heaven that still satisfies with a more responsible nutritional profile—under 200 calories.  Yogurt replaces half of the cream cheese, which reduces the saturated fat and calorie...
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Chocolate Milk Tapioca Pudding as Heard on Jenny McCarthy’s Show

Instead of buying pre-packaged pudding snacks, you can make your own using fresh chocolate milk. It’s easy to create delicious, affordable and nutritious foods such as pudding at home using milk. Each serving of this creamy, chocolaty pudding contains 1/2 cup milk, providing nine...
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Ooh La Latte Pops

These refreshing, tangy pops made with Greek yogurt serve up 6 grams of protein per serving with only 95 calories and 15 grams carbs. Ooh La Latte Pops 1 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup strong brewed coffee, cool 3 tablespoons agave nectar 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1...
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