Cole Slaw with Orange-Cilantro Vinaigrette

I’ve always been such a fan of coleslaw that I’ve made many varieties. With this recipes I wanted to create a new, more exotic one. I tried various ingredients before I struck upon the combo with orange and cilantro. I personally thought it could use even a bit more cilantro, but my test kitchen team overruled me, saying that the 1⁄3 cup is the perfect amount. If you’re like me,...

Black Team’s Slimmer Summer Slaw with Pork Medallions

When I visited the Season 12 Biggest Losers for a cooking challenge, I have to admit I was impressed. The stakes were high: Each team had just 30 minutes to create a healthy, low-calorie, delicious entree worthy of making it into [The Biggest Loser Quick and Easy Cookbook]. The winners not only got their recipe printed here, but also received a 1-pound advantage at weigh-in and a special lunch date...

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake with Candied Pecans

The pumpkin craze has clearly kicked into high gear with pumpkin spiced lattes and pumpkin scones aplenty. I say embrace the trend!…in a Devinly manner :) These adorable no-bake pumpkin cheesecakes have 110 calories and 4.5g of fat (while a popular pumpkin scone has a whopping 460 calories and 21g of fat!!) Satisfy your pumpkin craving – in style and guilt-free - with this recipe that includes new Truvia...

Thai Beef Papaya Salad

Fish sauce is a common ingredient in many Southeast Asian dishes. It's made from fish that have been fermented and has a very strong, distinct flavor that is essential to a lot of recipes, including this salad. You'll notice I use a small amount in this recipe--it's high in sodium, so I recommend using it sparingly....

Punched-Up Pina Colada

Most cocktails contain a lot of calories and empty carbohydrates. Here I’ve replaced calorie-dense coconut creme with light coconut milk, and used frozen pineapple chunks and dried egg whites to thicken the drink. The frozen pineapple retains more nutrients than the sugar-sweetened pineapple juice typically used in a pina colada, and the egg whites add about 5 grams of protein. In the end, you save a whopping...