Tuscan Chicken, Zucchini and White Bean Ragout

Beans Chicken Dinner Easy Fast Low-fat Lunch Poultry Stew Vegetables

So you want something warm, easy and healthy for dinner that doesn’t take too long? This is a quick and savory dish from the cookbook The Dinner Doctor by Anne Byrn, who brought us the popular Cake Doctor cookbooks. Read more

Apple and Ginger Lentil Salad

Beans Easy Low-fat Recipes Salads Seeds Vegetarian

I found this recipe on eatingwell.com when I was looking for healthy vegetarian options for soon-to-arrive guests. It met the requirements: Protein, check. Interesting flavor profile, check. Served cold, check (forecasts of 90-degree days). Read more

Quinoa With Papaya, Orange and Honey

Breakfast Grains Low-fat Recipes Seeds

I found this recipe in Jason Roberts’ Good Food Fast while I was looking for breakfasts that could be made ahead and assembled quickly by me and our early-rising house guest. Read more

Pesto Potatoes and Green Beans

Easy Low-fat Recipes Vegetables

Ellie Krieger is a former model turned nutritionist and dietitian who made her mark with several Food Network shows and five cookbooks. She is good at combining flavors and cutting fat in ways that make sense and taste good. Read more