Healthy Inspiration: Weekend TV Preview
We're one full week into the new year, and at Food Network, that means that our chefs are ready to show you how to cook up light, healthy and still-flavorful dishes that will have you eating better all year long. ( Start now with Cat Cora's Baked "Fried" Chicken, pictured above.)
All day Saturday and Sunday, tune in for a get-healthy block of your favorite cooking shows. Here's a preview of the mouthwatering, better-for-you shows, and a few recipes to tide you over.
Going meat-free in 2011? Professional chef Alex is here to help, with recipes that are flavorful and filling without meat. See what's on the menu at Alex's house >>
Forget about fast-food burritos, heavy creams and fried tortillas -- in this episode, Marcela will show how traditional Mexican food is unprocessed and healthy. Make her lighter beef tacos for your next fiesta.
Claire cooks up recipes that have so much flavor, you'll never believe they're low in fat and calories. She even shows you how to make healthy peanut butter and banana ice cream -- yum!
Paula's cooking up a feast on the lighter side for her son Bobby, including chicken kabobs and a tropical smoothie!
Don't fall into a chicken breast rut -- get Chef Anne's tips for juicy grilled chicken flavored with Meyer lemon and Dijon mustard.
Nothing turns up the volume more (with very few calories) than cooking than herbs, and Ina's sharing her favorite herbs and how to use them in delicious recipes, like Greek Lamb With a Yogurt-Mint Sauce. Plus, she answers your herb questions!
Giada's hearty, fresh dishes will make you feel like you've spent a day at the spa, from Broiled Tilapia With a Yogurt-Mustard Sauce to a berry salad and a cantaloupe granita.
Guy Fieri lightens up with a good-for-you meal that actually tastes great, like Thai This Baked Mahi Mahi that's steamed until moist and flaky with coconut milk, lime, fresh herbs and veggies.
For hundreds more healthy appetizers, weeknight meals, desserts and healthy tips from Bobby, Giada, Alton and more, visit FoodNetwork.com/Health.