Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with this healthy Shamrock Shake recipe, minus the sugar, fat and artificial ingredients found in the McDonald’s fast-food version.
Perry is a food writer, photographer and recipe developer based in New York City. She cooks every day, and eats even more often. In fact, she loves food so much that without it, she'd probably die. Perry grew up in Denver, Colorado and was raised by two Thai grandmothers who taught her the importance of cooking with all five senses and never adhering to a diet with a name. She has a degree in anthropology — four years spent nerding out over food history and culture — and a slightly more practical master’s degree in journalism.
Articles by Perry Santanachote
Butternut squash soup isn’t just a comfort food during winter; it’s a nutritional powerhouse — especially when we do away with the heavy cream.
We shrunk the creamy dessert into a bite-sized treat. Go ahead, have a whole pumpkin pie all to yourself — it’s only 90 calories!
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This one-pot chicken recipe with pearled barley and Swiss chard is nutritious, easy to prepare, and leaves few dirty dishes behind. Win-win!
This healthy, protein-packed Pad Thai recipe may just inspire you to toss out that takeout menu for good. Makeover your favorite restaurant indulgence tonight!
Quinoa takes the place of grits for a more nutritious — but still cheese-filled — take on the Southern classic. Get the recipe here.
Host brunch at home this weekend. This high-protein and healthy egg frittata recipe
combines turkey sausage, kale and eggs for a breakfast with less fat and lots of flavor.
Beef up your iron intake with this lean and mean quinoa-spinach salad recipe. Popeye would be proud!
This new twist on the breakfast sandwich takes inspiration from the empanada — baked, not fried — for a low-fat portable morning meal. Get the recipe here.
Give your Caesar salad a healthy makeover with nutritious kale, hearts of palm and roasted chickpeas. A lighter dressing also cuts the fat in this better-for-you salad recipe.
Black beans, cottage cheese and almond butter power this high-protein hummus recipe — just the thing for a post-workout snack.
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Summer isn’t in fact summer without peach cobbler — but it doesn’t have to derail your dieting. This healthier recipe is only 167 calories per serving!