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Turmeric Chicken and Mixed Vegetables

A teaspoon of turmeric lends this simple, one-pot chicken and mixed vegetable meal a flavorful twist and powerful nutrients. Turmeric Chicken and Mixed Vegetables Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 spra...

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Banh Mi Chicken Salad with Pickled Vegetables

Healthy chicken breast tops a bed of crunchy, tangy spiralized veggies in this simple, satisfying salad. An easy make-ahead meal for the week. Banh Mi Chicken Salad with Pickled Vegetables Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My ...

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The Fastest Way to Dry Tofu for Cooking

Never wait hours for tofu to dry again! Use our handy trick Tofu seems simple. After all, what could be complicated about a wet, beige block? But anyone who’s tried using it in a stir fry or sautee knows that if tofu is too moist, it f...

Eggs/Snacks Recipes

Baked Tofu and Kale Power Salad with Egg Whites

Two big sources of protein — tofu and egg whites — give this kale power salad some serious staying power. Fresh and juicy tomatoes at a burst of color and flavor Baked Tofu and Kale Power Salad with Egg Whites Save Recipe Print Recipe My...

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The Julienne Peeler

Carrots are delicious as noodles or as ribbon-like strips in salads. Their sweetness neutralizes the tangiest of sauces, making them a perfect plant food starch substitute. But their narrow, tapered shape is almost impossible to spiraliz...

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Mint Teriyaki Tofu Sauté

A baked teriyaki tofu sauté with tender asparagus, yellow bell pepper and edamame in a base of teriyaki sauce, then garnished with mint for a fresh twist! Mint Teriyaki Tofu Sauté Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calenda...

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Everything but the Bagel Parfait

This dish has everything you want in an everything bagel — except the bread. It’s sure to satisfy your cravings. Auto Draft Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients3/4 cup nonfat Greek yogurt2 ounces smoked sa...

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Hot Vanilla Chai

With its delicious blend of herbs and spices, chai is a perfect flavor enhancer for our vanilla protein shake. This recipe yields a creamy, vanilla spiced tea that is perfect for chilly mornings. Hot Vanilla Chai Save Recipe Print Recipe...

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Scrambled Egg White and Soyaki Tofu

A tasty soy sauce-teriyaki base complements scrambled egg whites, pre-cooked tofu, edamame, and farm-fresh fall vegetables. This high protein, soy-rich meal is sumptuous on its own during the weight loss phase or paired with a serving of...

Poultry Recipes

Thai-style Chicken Stir Fry with Vegetables

Packed with high-fiber whole foods, this easy chicken stir fry satisfies takeout cravings with a healthy twist. Thai-style Chicken Stir Fry with Vegetables Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 chicken bre...

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Pan-fried Chicken Breast Tenders

Fresh green beans and asparagus pair wonderfully with pan-fried chicken breast for a quick and delicious, high-protein lunch. Pan-fried Chicken Breast Tenders Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients2 sprays o...

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How to Use Your Vitamix for Soup

Maybe you have extra veggies left over from a cookout or you roasted few too many beets or broccoli florets or fill-in-the-blank. We love second-day vegetables as much as anyone, but there’s a super fast way to transform them into d...

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Prepare Acorn Squash, Hassle-Free

Master this trick to prepare acorn squash and finish chopping in minutes! Roast it. Puree it. Toss it into salads. But first, you’ve got to know how to chop it up. All those bumps and ridges can make it messy to prepare acorn squash fo...

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Tuscan-Inspired Tuna Bruschetta with White Beans

Vibrant flavors and a red pepper crunch make this tuna bruschetta a satisfying lunch or dinner. White beans laced with delicate balsamic and thyme add a high-fiber boost to keep you full. Tuscan-Inspired Tuna Bruschetta with White Beans ...

Recipes Veggies

Poblano and Black Bean Southwest Bowl

Choose your poblano carefully, or this mild and filling meal can turn a little wild. Poblano and Black Bean Southwest Bowl Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients3/4 cup nonfat cottage cheese3 tablespoons Tra...

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Tofu Miso Soup with Ginger Carrot Broth

Tofu adds a serious protein punch to a savory vegetarian delight. This tofu miso soup makes a great quickie dinner or make-ahead meal for your busy week. Tofu Miso Soup with Ginger Carrot Broth Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My List...

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How to Microwave Vegetables

Dig into deliciously tender and nutritious, steamed vegetables in just minutes! Is microwave cooking safe? Latest reports assure us that microwave cooking does not ruin the nutritional content of our favorite vegetables. A recent Harvar...

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How to Make Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower rice is only 20 minutes and 10 easy steps away! Cauliflower rice is very easy to make ahead on a weekend for use in our Ready in 5 recipes. Cauliflower rice is just so versatile. Simply sprinkle a tablespoon over a warm salad...

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Roast Turkey, Carrot, Greens and Beets Salad

We are rather adventurous at the LiveLight kitchen! This surprisingly tasty roast turkey salad combines juicy cucumber, sweet yellow carrot, fresh power greens and earthy baby beets. The sweetness of the carrot perfectly neutralizes the ...

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Creamy Cauliflower Rice Risotto with Peas

Cauliflower stands in for rice in this mock risotto that’s packed with flavor, fiber and filling protein. Creamy Cauliflower Rice Risotto with Peas Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 cup nonfat Greek yo...

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Mint Mango Vanilla Smoothie

Treat yourself to a subtle mango and mint flavored protein boost today. Takes less than 5 minutes! Mint Mango Vanilla Smoothie Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients12oz cold water¼ cup frozen mango chunks4...

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Ginger Garlic Puree In 5 Steps

How to make ginger garlic puree Many LiveLightMD recipes call for ginger, garlic or ginger garlic puree as flavor enhancers. You can find pureed ginger and garlic in popular supermarkets but some store-brought brands contain preserv...

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Tangy Lemon Baked Chicken with Chard

Fresh, bright flavors abound in a tasty Greek-inspired dish. Use this high-protein lemon chicken for a healthy dinner one night and as make-ahead meals for later! Tangy Lemon Baked Chicken with Chard Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes M...

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Stuffed Egg White Omelet on Chicken Patty

This looks like just egg and meat, but look again! Bite into a multitude of flavors with this egg white omelet filled with 3 servings of vegetables! This is a great, high protein lunch or dinner when served on a warmed, leftover burger p...

Fish Recipes

Spicy Caribbean Jerk Fish Stew with Squash

Tangy and sweet with a spicy kick, this Caribbean jerk fish stew packs a lot of flavor into a little bowl. Healthy acorn squash and chunky white fish give this soup a satisfying toothsomeness. Make a big batch and save some for later! Sp...

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Hearty Lentil and Green Pea Stew

Lentils are so convenient a protein and fiber source that we find them irresistible for make-ahead recipes. A ready-to-eat steamed lentils package makes this an easy 15-minute effort! This is comfort food that is also perfect for cooler ...

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Double Spinach Chicken Salad Recipe

Enjoy this high protein chicken salad recipe, chock-full of color, antioxidants and flavor! Double Spinach Chicken Salad Recipe Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1.5 cups Trader Joe’s Heirloom Red Spin...

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Quick Satay Chicken and Lentil Bowl

This chicken and lentil dish is so delicious, you’ll be shocked you can whip it up in just 5 minutes. And all that fiber and protein is sure to satisfy even your biggest cravings. Quick Satay Chicken and Lentil Bowl Save Recipe Print Rec...

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Chicken Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry

This delicious, Asian-inspired chicken and shiitake mushroom appetite-pleaser boasts the powerhouse fiber content of conveniently pre-shelled edamame. Chicken Shiitake Mushroom Stir Fry Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Cal...