Spotlight Recipe: Orange-Scented Broccoli and Cauliflower

Wake up your winter veggies with a splash of orange. This side dish has around 100 calories per serving and vitamin C to fight those colds.

Wake up your winter vegetables with a splash of orange. This veggie-rich side tallies in at 100 calories per serving and the added orange ups the vitamin C to help you fight off those colds.

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Spotlight Recipe: Pasta Puttanesca

I got spoiled this summer, getting to come home and have access to fresh ingredients, a full kitchen and, of course, free time to cook. However, going back to school doesn’t mean we college students can’t still enjoy a good, healthy meal! Pasta is a good ol’ standby, but this year, ditch the buttered noodles or Ramen packets and try this easy dish – it’s sure to earn you an A from your roommates or friends. Make it in bulk you and eat for a few days. Capers, anchovy paste and arugula might not be usual pantry staples, but you shouldn’t have trouble finding them at the local supermarket.

Spotlight Recipes: Granita

Dig in to these delicious frozen treats that are reminiscent of Italian ices. Granita’s are harder in texture than sorbets and contain less sugar. To make a granita, cook up a simple sugar (combo of sugar and water) and add flavors such as coffee, mint, juice and wine along with fruit. Once the mixture has begun to freeze (it takes about 3 hours), scrape the ice crystals every so often as they start to form. Once frozen, scoop and serve.

Spotlight Recipes: Smarter Dips

Whether for a kid’s birthday party or having friends over to watch the game, dips are an easy to make crowd pleaser. Don’t let gobs of calories and fat weigh down your festivities – try our more figure-friendly picks.

Spotlight Recipe: Macerated Cherries

You may think of drying, canning or jam making to preserve fresh fruit – how about soaking up some alcohol?

Spotlight Recipes: Fruity Salsas

Use fruity salsas as an alternative to the classic tomato-based variety. Fruity salsas taste great as a topping to chicken, pork or fish.

Spotlight Recipe: Apple Bites

This so-simple idea might leave you saying "duh!" but pop these cinnamon-dusted apples in your mouth and that will become a definite "mmm..."

Spotlight Recipes: Tuna Time

Whether it's from the can or a fresh steak, tuna works for more than just the mayo-sodden salad. Try these healthy recipes.

Spotlight Recipe: Fish Tacos

Mix up your fish taco experience by using different kinds of firm fish and topping with homemade salsa.

Spotlight Recipe: Kale Chips

Kale chips are easy to make, high in vitamins A and C, fiber, calcium and antioxidants.