(NAPSA)—Celebrated TV Food
Network chef Rachel Ray can help
you create healthier recipes in
thirty minutes, using yogurt,
which has 83 percent fewer grams
of fat than sour cream.
Ray says, “So many times a
quick meal equals an unhealthy
one. I try to show people that they
really can get a great tasting,
healthier meal in 30 minutes.
Yogurt is a great ingredient to use
as a replacement to reduce the
amount of fat and calories and
make your family’s meals more
Try these easy tips from Rachel
Ray that help make eating health-
ier deceptively indulgent.
Tips to Make a Meal Healthier
1. Chicken Curry in a
Hurry—Combine Dannon® Plain
yogurt, curry paste, lemon juice
and cilantro in a shallow dish.
Season boneless chicken with salt
and pepper. Add chicken to yogurt
sauce and coat evenly. Cook
chicken for 3-4 minutes on each
side in two separate batches.
Serve inside warm pita and top
with tomatoes, cucumbers, scal-
lions, hot banana peppers and
2. Skinny Dipping—Satisfy
your craving for a snack by dip-
ping fruit into yogurt. To make the
dip, mix Dannon® Natural Flavors
Vanilla Lowfat Yogurt or Light’ n
Fit™ Vanilla Nonfat Yogurt with
orange juice concentrate in a bowl.
Garnish with orange zest and
crystallized ginger. Be sure to
refrigerate and serve with fresh
berries, grapes or pineapple.
3. Beef that Bites—Spice up
fajitas by combining lime juice,
olive oil, cayenne pepper sauce
and chopped thyme leaves. Grill
sirloin or flank steak 6-7 minutes
on each side. Baste red or green
peppers, and sliced onion rings
with olive oil and grill. Season
beef and vegetables with salt and
pepper. In a blender, mix yogurt,
lime juice, jalapeno peppers,
cilantro and salt until sauce is
green and smooth. Slice beef and
peppers into strips; cut onion
rings in half; and place into warm
tortillas. Top with chopped toma-
toes and yogurt green sauce.
4. Speak Greek—Bring Athens
to your table with a healthier
Greek salad. Mix plum tomatoes,
red onions, cucumber, parsley and
black pitted Calamata olives