When it comes to dietary life goals, ours could be summed up this way: eat crazy-good food, still button your jeans. So how happy were we to discover some like-minded role models! We surveyed all kinds of experts who heart food — cookbook authors, nutrition scientists, chefs, food bloggers — and asked how they supersize flavor, slenderize classics, and dial down junky calories. Their ideas wowed our test kitchen. Now try them in yours.More
Naturally watery noshes like leafy greens, cucumbers, and berries inflate portion sizes for next to no calories, making them brilliant add-ins for almost any dish. Air-puffed foods (popcorn!) have similar powers.