Legumes are low in fat and high in fiber. Common legumes include beans, peas and lentils. Here are some tips for adding these nutritional powerhouses to your diet: 1. Add beans, peas or lentils to soups, stews, and casseroles. 2. Use pureed beans as the basis for dips and spreads. 3. Add chickpeas or black beans to salads. 4. Snack on a handful of soy nuts rather than on chips or crackers.
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Instead of fat-laden ice cream or cake, create a low-fat, low-sodium treat with the grill. Try pineapple or any firm fruit. Brush the fruit lightly with canola oil and sprinkle with cinnamon. Then wrap in foil and grill. Keep a close eye it. Fruit cooks quickly.
The benefits from cooking even one meal a week at home far outweigh the barriers that may stand in the way.
Baking and cooking your favorite foods from scratch can make it easier to avoid gluten.
Don't give up on healthy cooking just because you're cooking for one or two.
Why bother with lentils? They're high in protein and fiber. They're also quick and easy to prepare.
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Take advantage of seasonal fall produce with a fresh batch of healthy, homemade soup.
Thanksgiving doesn't have to be a heavy, fat-laden affair. By making some simple swaps when cooking, you can significantly cut calories — without sacrificing flavor.