Chicken and Red Potato Chowder

It’s getting to be soup weather, and we’ve got a kid-approved favorite for you. When friend of Make It Better, Megan Haveron, sent us this recipe, she endorsed it as her daughter Amelia’s “favorite.” We love that the bacon is sprinkled on at the end keeping it crisp. Let us know if it’s your new […]

Mac and Cheese

This is the real deal. Homemade and delicious (although sadly, not low calories). Perfect for the chilly nights ahead. Prep time: 15 minutes Cook: 30 minutes Makes: 6 servings 1 pound dried fusilli 6 cups low-fat milk 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 teaspoon dry mustard 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 cup freshly grated Pecorino […]

White Bean and Escarole Soup With Italian Sausage

A homemade soup that’s done in a flash, but tastes like you simmered it all day. The secret is the chicken broth and Italian sausage combo. White Bean and Escarole Soup With Italian Sausage Serves 4 4 mild Italian sausages, chopped (good ones from a butcher) 3 cloves garlic, chopped 1/4-1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper […]