Guiltless chicken with goat cheese

Chef Devin Alexander eats chocolate every day and still manages to stay fit. In her new book, “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Fattening: Over 150 Ridiculously Easy Recipes for the Super Busy,” she shares recipes that will allow you to indulge in sinful-tasting meals — without the guilt. You won’t believe that her version of the classic lasagna, her goat cheese and fire-roasted tomato chicken and the peppermint brownie “pizza” are as healthy as the recipes claim.

Chicken breast with goat cheese and fire-roasted tomatoes
Servings:

4 servings

Ingredients

    • 4 (4-ounce) trimmed boneless, skinless chicken breasts
    • 1/2 cup canned, drained, diced pre-roasted tomatoes or pre-roasted tomatoes with garlic
    • 2 ounces (about 1/2 cup) goat cheese crumbles
    • 2 tablespoons finely slivered fresh basil leaves, or more to taste (optional)
    • Sea salt and pepper, to taste
    • Olive oil spray

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Peppermint brownie "pizza"
Servings:

8 servings

Ingredients

    • 2/3 cup Fiber One or naturally sweetened fat-free vanilla yogurt
    • 1 box (13.7 ounces) No Pudge! Original Fudge Brownie Mix (look for it in the baking or natural foods aisle in your grocery store or at Trader Joe
    • 1 cup fat-free frozen whipped topping, defrosted
    • 2 tablespoons finely crushed peppermint disks or candy canes
    • 1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
    • Butter-flavored cooking spray

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Ravio-sagne
Servings:

6 servings

Ingredients

    • 2 cups low-fat, preferably lower-sodium marinara sauce
    • 25-ounce package frozen rectangle cheese ravioli (about 1 inch by 1 1/2 inches; no more than 4 g of fat per 9-piece serving)
    • 6 ounces reduced-fat, finely shredded mozzarella cheese (no more than 3 g of fat per ounce), divided
    • 1/3 cup finely slivered basil leaves

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