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.


1 of 6

Penne with Vodka Sauce and Vegetables

Penne With Vodka Sauce and Vegetables
Makes 6
Prep 20 m
Cook 16 m
Stand 10 m

2 of 6

Individual Sweet & Savory Meat Loaf

Individual Sweet and Savory Meat Loaf
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Bake 45 m

3 of 6

New England Clam and Corn Chowder

New England Clam and Corn Chowder
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 17 m

4 of 6

Grilled Chicken "Francese-Style"

Grilled Chicken Francese-Style
Makes 4
Prep 15 m
Cook 6 m
Grill 10 m

5 of 6

Pork Teriyaki

Pork Teriyaki
Makes 4
Prep 20 m
Marinate 120 m
Cook 12 m

6 of 6

Peanut-Chip Cookies

Peanut-Chip Cookies

Originally published in Family Circle, January 2011.

Prep 15 m
Chill 15 m
Bake 12 m