#FoodieFriday | Yes, You Can Eat Well & Lighten Up

by Margaret Richards on December 29, 2017 in Food+Drink,
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Let’s face it — we’re all aware that the holidays are a time of sugar, alcohol, carbs and just general indulgence. While it’s OK to splurge at times, lightening up some of our holiday favorites can help us feel a little less guilty come January 1.

Enter Chef Richard Ingraham, private chef to actress Gabrielle Union and NBA veteran Dwyane Wade, and his new cookbook, “Eating Well to Win.” Focused on developing delicious, flavorful recipes that also help his celebrity clientele reach their peak performance, Chef Richard’s take on some traditional seasonal dishes are actually on the healthier side. Good news all around!

Chef Richard Ingraham with his clients actress Gabrielle Union and NBA veteran Dwyane Wade.
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Take a peek at these tasty—yet lighter—dishes, just a sampling of the ones in Chef Richard’s book. And try them out, why don’t you? After all, with recipes this delicious, why wait until January 1?

Simply click on the photos below for the recipes.

Chicken Chili with Smoked Chicken Sausage. Perfect for those cold weather tailgates!
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Grilled Bison Filet with Asparagus Fries and Port Jus from Chef Richard Ingraham.
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Sweet Potato Waffles with Caramelized Bananas.
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Cover photo Chef Richard Ingraham | Bob Metelus Images