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Ellie Krieger is New York Times bestselling author, James Beard Award winner and registered dietitian. She is well known for her work as host of the Food Network television show, Healthy Appetite, and her PBS show, Ellies Real Good Food. Ellie also served at the forefront of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign, encouraging children everywhere to embrace healthy eating.
Materials: What you Need
Lesson Plan: What you Learn
Ellie starts by sharing her signature approach to eating. The good news? No foods are banished from your diet! Then put her plan into action by whipping up smart, one-skillet dinners you don't have to feel guilty about -- from ancho chicken to delicious chicken piccata and more.
Up next, get to know Ellie's Hunger Continuum -- a tool to help you assess how hungry you really are. Ellie will show you how to check in with your body and eat mindfully. And you'll whip up a variety hearty soups that will give you a sense of satisfaction with fewer calories.
In this lesson, you'll learn how to use herbs, spices and aromatics to make your food delicious yet healthy. You'll gain strategies for boosting flavor without adding calories, sodium or fat. And you'll do it all while enjoying herbed-cauliflower tabbouleh, and penne with cherry tomatoes and garlic.
Ellie demystifies fats next. Learn how to stock your pantry with healthy oils. And whip up delicious vinaigrettes, including dijon and Asian variations. Plus Ellie shares her avocado green goddess dressing, loaded with nutrients and fiber.
Conquer your fear of the fish counter in this lesson. Ellie shares essential fish-buying tips and how to cook your easiest fish ever. Want crunchy fish, minus the frying? She'll show you how to make a baked sole that's flaky and healthy at the same time.
Finally, Ellie guides you through getting more whole grains into your diet. Her grain freeze method makes healthy whole grains a convenience food. And you'll whip up tasty weeknight dishes, from quinoa pilaf to herbed farro salad.