Spotlight Recipe: Lemon Angel Food Cake
With only 179 calories and no fat per slice, this light cake is a definite pleaser. Try fresh berries with a touch of whipped cream on top or serve with grilled pineapple or peaches on the side.
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.
These crunchy oatmeal cookies combine vitamin E-rich nuts and high-fiber oatmeal with a touch of ginger -- all for only 70 calories and 4.5 grams of fat (2 grams of saturated fat).
Add some zing to your spring berries with this delicate blend of ricotta, honey and balsamic vinegar. Mix it up with blackberries, blueberries or raspberries. This works for breakfast, a snack or just a light dessert.
Banana pudding is a classic, creamy, indulgent dessert, but Food Network Kitchen's came up with an easy-to-make lighter version.
Apples desserts top my list of favorite indulgences (besides chocolate). But many (especially pastries) pack in loads of fat and calories. Here are some apple goodies that are less than 250 calories per serving and packed with fiber and the antioxidants beta-carotene and vitamin C.
These all-new angel and devil cupcakes from Food Network Kitchen may not hover over your shoulder, but there's no need to choose between good and evil on Halloween.
There's room for decadence in a healthy diet, especially with a cake as moist, chocolate-y and light as this one.
In this week’s nutrition news: Check Twitter and Facebook before your next visit to the farmers market, food allergy testing to be standardized and meet the White House pastry chef
With smart planning and some new varieties of seeds and plants, you can create a garden based on your favorite dishes.