Recipe Makeovers

Lighter, healthier, but just as tasty: See how we made over these favorite dishes.

Less-Loaded Potato Soup: Recipe Makeover

This hearty bowl is made light and velvety-rich with a secret ingredient. No butter, no cream—just good.

Texture Tip #2: Pulse Potatoes
Photo: Randy Mayor

Texture Tip #2: Pulse Potatoes

Lightly pulse the potato mixture; do not blend. Overworked potatoes make for a gluey, gummy soup. For a fiber (and flavor!) booster, leave the skins on half the potatoes.

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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté