Best of Healthy Eats: Top Posts of 2010

By: Liz Gray

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We wrote about everything from apples to zucchini bread this year, with lots of healthy tips and ideas in between.  Here are your favorite posts of the year.

From macaroni and cheese to oven-fried chicken, you couldn't get enough of these healthier comfort food favorites.

We polled food and nutrition experts (including guru Marion Nestle) to find out which foods they steer clear of.

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day -- make it count with these uber-healthy morning meal options.

You were also concerned with things you shouldn't be eating, like these top 5 food additives to keep off your grocery list.

Apples are among your favorite healthy foods, and we gave you 31 ways to get your apple a day.

Eggplant Parmesan is a favorite Italian classic -- we showed you how to lighten up this favorite vegetarian main dish.

Stressed? Take a deep breath, then try these 10 calming foods.

We told you all about this fall favorite, plus healthy ways to use it. Get our tips and recipes now.

When we did our nonfat vanilla yogurt taste test, you demanded a Greek yogurt follow-up! Here are our favorite varieties of this thick, creamy, low-cal snack.

We polled nutrition experts to find out how their clients get off track when trying to eat better -- don't make these 10 mistakes.

These kid-friendly snacks might seem like healthy picks, but they really aren't -- we broke it down, and offered better options.

Sure, giant smoothie shop drinks contain fruit, but that doesn't mean they're "health food." Make these swaps to cut calories and make your smoothie even more nutrient-packed.

This impressive layered berry dessert has only 5 ingredients -- file it in your recipe box for warmer weather!

You went crazy for this peachy frozen yogurt -- it's simple to make and has only 5 ingredients!

Next Food Network Star finalist Herb Mesa proved that you can eat healthfully and watch football -- get his recipes for a healthy game day.

Here's to another year of deliciously healthy recipes and smart tips!

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