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Lighter Chicken Potpie

Recipe Details Total Time: 2 hr 0 min Prep: 50 min Cook: 1 hr 10 min Yield: 6 servings Level: Easy Ingredients For the Crust: 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon fine salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 large egg 2 tablespoons

Chicken Chili

Recipe Details Total Time: 2 hr 0 min Prep: 15 min Cook: 1 hr 45 min Yield: 6 servings Level: Easy Ingredients For the Crust: 4 cups chopped yellow onions (3 onions) 1/8 cup good olive oil, plus extra for chicken 1/8 cup minced garlic (2 cloves) 2 red bell peppers, cored, seeded, and large-diced

Dakos (Greek Bread Salad)

Recipe Details Total Time: 45 min Prep: 10 min Inactive: 30 min Cook: 5 min Yield: 6 to 8 servings Level: Easy Ingredients 1 loaf country bread, sliced into 1/2-inch thick slices 1 cup Greek olive oil, plus more for brushing on bread Salt and freshly ground pepper 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1 tablespoon

Breakfast Pizza Recipe

You could have a slice of last night’s pizza (it’s preferable to filling up on sugar or skipping breakfast). Or, you could try a more sophisticated spin: Take a slice of crusty bread Spread it with 3 tablespoons of low-fat ricotta Add tomatoes Finish with a drizzle of olive oil (about 1 teaspoon) and a

Apple Tea Cakes Recipe

This recipe works with most fruit. For extra yum, add mini chocolate chips. Makes 56 Tea Cakes 3 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons light butter 56 paper petit four cups (1 inch each) 14 oz almond paste (pure marzipan) 1 tablespoon pure apricot spreadable fruit 3 whole eggs 1 egg white 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 2

Chocolate Marble Cheesecake Recipe

Reduced-fat ingredients create a light, creamy cake Ingredients Crust 2 tablespoons slivered blanched almonds Vegetable oil cooking spray 6 chocolate wafers Filling 15 oz (1 3/4 cup) part-skim ricotta 8 oz low-fat cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup low-fat sour cream 1 large whole egg 2 egg whites 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

Chocolate Rice Crispies Recipe

After tasting this American classic during a visit to Walt Disney World Resort, Payard gave it a twist by adding bitter cocoa to balance the sweetness. 5 tablespoons unsalted butter 3 tablespoons light butter 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 2 bags (10 oz each) mini-marshmallows 10 cups crisp rice cereal 1/2 cup semisweet mini chocolate

Flourless Chocolate-Walnut Cookies Recipe

Recipe Details This signature Payard treat delivers a delicious dose of heart-healthy fat and antioxidants, courtesy of the nuts and cocoa. Parchment paper 2 1/2 cups walnut halves 3 cups confectioners’ sugar 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 egg whites 1 tablespoon vanilla extract Position 2 racks in the

Mini Ice-Cream-Sandwiches Recipe

Treat yourself to three (yes, three!) of these treats to satisfy your sweet, crunchy and cocoa cravings all at once. The cherry on top: a disease-fighting antioxidant lift from the dark chocolate. Ingredients 1/2 cup light vanilla ice cream (or frozen yogurt), softened at room temperature 24 vanilla wafer cookies (1 1/2 inches in diameter)

Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes Recipe

Consider these “beauty” bites: They offer up 26 percent of your daily dose of vitamin A, which keeps skin and hair healthy. Ingredients 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 baking soda • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/8 teaspoon salt • 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2