Need a healthy holiday makeover? This eggnog recipe has less fat and sugar than the traditional version, but it’s still lusciously rich and creamy.
Perry knows a thing or two about cooking, having grown up in the family restaurant business. She believes that good food is not only one of life's greatest pleasures, but also the foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Eating well doesn’t need to be about restrictive meal plans, but about enjoying foods with optimal health benefits. Her recipes and photography have also appeared on Greatist.com, and her writing has been featured on The Huffington Post, Gotham-Magazine.com and WNYC.org, among others. Perry holds a master’s degree from the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, but hails from Denver, Colorado.
Articles by Perry Santanachote
Healthy, protein-packed sweet potato and black bean burritos get a south-of-the-border kick with spicy chipotle peppers. Get the 220-calorie recipe here.
Add some autumn cheer with this 40-calorie acorn cookie recipe. Dark chocolate, butterscotch and peanut butter — the perfect combination!
A creamy, rich gravy without all the saturated fat? Yep, it’s possible—and easy to make, too.
It may seem like you’re going healthy with a meatless turkey option, but you could be wrong. Find out what’s really in that tofurky.
Why buy when you can DIY? This homemade almond butter recipe is surprisingly simple to make and tastes even better than the store-bought spread.
A surprise cranberry center adds extra flair to these hearty (but lean) chicken meatballs. Get the party-pleasing recipe here.
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!
Chocolate and peanut butter can be good for you — it’s true! Treat yourself post-workout to this protein-packed shake that just so happens to taste like dessert.