Healthy Recipes
Our most popular recipes 2018

Our Most Popular Recipes of 2018

If you’re vowing to eat healthier in 2019, we’ve got some delicious recipes to inspire you and to add to your repertoire next year. From a fun frozen treat to hearty comforting soup, check out some of our readers’ favorite healthy recipes of 2018. All were developed by Henry Ford …

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Healthy Appetizers
Video: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

VIDEO: Lightened Up Spinach Dip Recipe

Serving dips at parties, especially around the holidays or other winter celebrations, is a no-brainer. They’re easy to make and lend themselves perfectly to self-service while chatting and socializing. People love them! The trouble is, they also easily lead to mindless overeating. Making matters worse, dips are often laden with …

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Comforting Cold-Weather Soups
Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe and Video

VIDEO: Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Recipe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (Downloadable/printable pdf version of this recipe) Yield: 6 servings (1 cup each) Ingredients: 8 cups (about 2 small) butternut squash, peeled, seeded and cut into chunks 2 Tablespoons canola oil, divided 1 cup diced onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon rubbed sage 3 cups reduced-sodium …

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Healthy Desserts
Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

VIDEO: Cranberry Apple Crumble Recipe

Eating healthy during the holidays can be such a challenge. No one wants to feel like they are depriving themselves or missing out on a favorite family recipe that only comes out once a year. This Cranberry Apple Crumble is a simple Heart Smart® dessert that offers those fall and …

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Plant-Based Eating
Video: Vegan Enchiladas Recipe

VIDEO: Vegan Enchiladas Recipe

Interest in eating plant-based diets has grown substantially over the last few years. In fact, the number of people identifying as vegan in the United States has grown 600 percent since 2014 (from about 1 percent of the population to about 6 percent). While there are many reasons people are …

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Hearty Soups & Stews
VIDEO: Quick & Easy Beef Barley Vegetable Soup

VIDEO: Quick & Easy Beef Barley Vegetable Soup

A warm bowl of soup on a cold fall or winter day provides more than just comfort for your soul. When done right, it’s also an affordable way to incorporate a lot of veggies and whole grains into your meal, to stay hydrated and to ease or stave off cold …

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Easy Healthy Meals
Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Frittata

VIDEO: Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Frittata Recipe

Making an egg dish, like a frittata, is a great option for a Sunday brunch or a quick meatless Monday dinner. If you’ve never made a frittata, it’s incredibly easy — if you can scramble an egg and turn on the oven, you can handle it. It also allows you …

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Lightening Up a Favorite Fall Treat
Video: Apple Cider Donuts Recipe

VIDEO: Apple Cider Donuts Recipe

What better way to welcome fall than with some warm cider and donuts? Well, if you can’t make it to your favorite cider mill or are looking for a heart-healthy way to enjoy these seasonal flavors, check out this recipe for homemade apple cider donuts. These little beauties are baked …

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Healthy Weeknight Dinners
Better-Than-Takeout Chicken and Peanut Lo Mein Recipe & Video

VIDEO: Better-Than-Takeout Chicken & Peanut Lo Mein Recipe

On a busy weeknights, the “What’s for dinner?” question can be the toughest one to answer. It’s not easy to get healthy meals on the table while managing a busy schedule of work, school, extracurricular activities, social commitments or whatever it is that keeps you on the go. Many of …

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Healthy Desserts

VIDEO: Triple Berry Hot Milk Sponge Cake Recipe

Dessert doesn’t have to be totally decadent and extravagant to be enjoyable. Sometimes letting simple ingredients shine — like a mix of seasonal berries and a moist sponge cake — can be all you need. If you’ve never heard of hot milk cake, it’s a Depression-era dessert that was popular …

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