Recipe Makeovers – Lasagna

   By Amy K. West, Skinny Gene Dietetic Intern from the WIC Program One of my favorite family recipes is lasagna, and there’s many ways to modify a standard lasagna recipe to cut the fat and increase the nutritional value.  I’m not one to closely follow a recipe, but standard ingredients include:   12 lasagna noodles, uncooked 2 tablespoons olive […]

Summertime Recipes: Grilled Rosemary-Salmon Skewers

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/grilled_rosemary_salmon_skewers.html From EatingWell:  August/September 2006, EatingWell for a Healthy Heart Cookbook (2008) If you can find (or grow) them, use sturdy rosemary branches, stripped of leaves, as skewers for these Italian salmon kebabs; they’ll add a subtle, smoky flavor that hints of pine. Oil your grill well to prevent sticking, don’t move the kebabs around […]

Summertime Recipes:Romaine Salad with Orange, Feta & Beans

http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/romaine_salad_with_orange_feta_beans.html From EatingWell:  March/April 2007, The EatingWell Diet (2007)   Adding canned beans is a quick, convenient way to make a salad into a meal – they boost the protein to make the salad more satisfying. We call for kidney beans, but other canned beans like cannellinis or black beans would also work nicely. 2 […]