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
Makes: 4 servings
Prep: 20 minutes
Bake: at 350 degrees F. for 45 minutes
How It's Healthier: Boosting the meat loaf with vegetables adds fiber, keeps fat down, and helps you fill up faster. Small loaf pans create instant portion control. Lean ground beef helps keep fat in check. Sweet potatoes as a side dish are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin C, and potassium. Oats replace bread crumbs for less sodium, fewer calories, and more fiber.