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Lighten Up: Your Favorite Recipes, Healthier

As part of our Healthy Family initiative, we introduced you to the Rubuccis, who will receive a one-year nutrition makeover. Now, meet their beloved recipes revamped with a decidedly better-for-you spin.

By Michael Tyrrell

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Penne with Vodka Sauce and Vegetables
Tina Rupp
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Penne with Vodka Sauce and Vegetables

Makes: 6 servings

Prep: 20 minutes

Let Stand: 10 minutes

Cook: 16 minutes

How It's Healthier: Multigrain pasta mixed with lots of greens effortlessly ups your family's whole-grain and vegetable intake. We used fat-free half-and-half to achieve the creaminess and richness we wanted while keeping fat down. No-salt-added diced tomatoes help reduce sodium. Canadian bacon is lean but still loaded with flavor.

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