Low Fat Cooking Sitemap - Page 1 2016-09-26

Basic Low Fat Pizza Dough Recipe
Here's a great recipe for a basic pizza dough that happens to be virtually fat free. Top it with fresh, healthy ingredients the whole family can love.

What Is Nonstick Cooking Spray? - Low Fat Cooking
Nonstick cooking spray is a godsend to many a cook, especially those trying to eat low fat. Nonstick cooking spray is meant to offer a fat-free way to cook.

Tips on How to Make Low Fat Burgers
You don't have to give up beef in your burgers. Find out how to make moist, flavorful low-fat burgers using lean and extra-lean ground beef.

Beef as Part of Low Fat Diet
Beef is a source of saturated fat and cholesterol. Can we still eat beef and follow a low-fat diet? The answer is yes, with a few things in mind.

How to Make a Low Fat White Sauce Without Butter
Creamy white sauces are delicious over vegetables, with pasta, or served with white meat. Learn how to make a low-fat​ white sauce that works just as well.

Pork for a Change: Red Meat or White?
Is pork red meat? Most cuts of pork are leaner than ever before, which leads many who eat low fat to choose pork as a lean alternative to chicken.

How Much Fat Content Is in an Egg?
Can eggs be part of a low fat diet? How much fat content is in an egg? Are there any benefits to eating eggs? Here are the answers to egg questions.

Body Mass Index and Measuring Visceral Fat
Scientists have discovered that's it's possible to appear thin and be fat on the inside, a risk for heart disease. Learn about measuring visceral fat.

20 Tips for Healthier Meals - Low Fat Oil
Take 20 simple steps to lower the fat in your cooking. Low-fat cooking is easier than you think, from using low-fat oil to simple replacements.

Making Low Fat Meals on a Budget
Keep your pantry stocked with some cheap low-fat staples, and you have the ingredients for some great nutritious meals. Here are low fat meals on a budget.

How to Make Meringue -- Step 4 Beating the Egg Whites
Step 4 of making a meringue explains how long to beat the egg whites.

How to Make a Great Meringue: Low Fat Recipe
Making a meringue seems daunting, but it's actually pretty straightforward, so long as you follow a few rules. Learn how to make meringue with this recipe.

How to Make a Meringue -- Step 10 A Pavlova
The finished result of a from-scratch meringue may well be a pavlova.

How to Make Meringue -- Step 2 Separate the eggs
The second step in making meringe is to separate the eggs

How to Meringue -- Step 3 Line a cookie sheet
Step three of making a meringue is to line a cookie sheet and preheat the oven.

How to Make Meringue -- Step 5 Gradually add sugar
Stpe 5 of how to make meringue explains how to add the sugar to the egg whites and how much to add.

How to Make a Meringue -- Step 6 Beating until the stiff-peak stage
Stpe 6 of making meringue explains how to beat egg whites and sugar to the stiff peak stage.

How to Make Meringue -- Step 7 Piling the Meringue on to the Parchment
Step 7 of making a meringue explains how to pile the mound of stiff egg whites onto the prepared parchment.

How to Make a Meringue -- Step 8 Bake in a Slow Oven
Step 8 of making meringue is to bake the meringue in a cool oven and then store it afterwards.

How to Make Meringue -- Step 9 Topping Your Meringue
Tips on how to finish and top your meringue.

Peanut Butter on a Low Fat Diet
Peanut butter is hardly a low-fat food, but a peanut butter sandwich using whole grain bread, or some apples with a peanut butter can be a nutritious snack.

Is It OK to Eat Cheese on a Low Fat Diet
Surely cheese is off the menu if you're trying to eat low fat. Not necessarily. Cheese is a good source of protein, calcium and phosphorus. Can you eat it?

Is Extra-Light Olive Oil a Low Fat or Low Calorie Oil?
Some believe extra-light olive oil must be low fat or lower in calories than regular olive oil, but this is not true. Why, then, is it labeled like that?

10 Healthy Pumpkin Recipes for Fall
A collection of low fat pumpkin recipes, both savory and sweet, featuring canned or fresh pureed pumpkin. Healthy pumpkin recipes are perfect for fall.

What Is the Fat Content of Shrimp?
What is the fat content of shrimp? Shrimp are high in cholesterol, so should we include them as part of a low fat diet? Here are some recipes.

6 Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Soups
Here are six low-fat, low-calorie soups for cold fall and winter days. While store bought soup can be high in fat and in sodium, these alternatives aren't.

Facts on Saturated Fat - Vegetable and Cooking Oil
One way to cut saturated fat in our diets is to choose liquid oils over solid fats, but vegetable and cooking oils are not saturated-fat-free.

How to Store and Handle a Rotisserie Chicken
There are countless low fat ways to use a rotisserie chicken. Discover 10 ways to use a rotisserie chicken right here and how to store one.

Ten Ways to Use Your Rotisserie Chicken
There are countless low-fat​ ways to use a rotisserie chicken. Discover 10 ways to use a rotisserie chicken and find plenty of rotisserie chicken recipes. Page 2.

Good Fats, Bad Fats - Monounsaturated Fatty Acids
We talk about good fats, bad fats, not-so-bad fats, and really bad fats. Don't know what monounsaturated fatty acids are? You're not alone.

Good Fats, Bad Fats, Worst Fats - What Kind to Eat?
Once upon a time, all fats were bad. Now we talk about good fats, bad fats, possibly not-so-bad fats, and really bad fats. Confused? You're not alone. Page 2.

12 Low Fat Fish and Seafood Recipes
Fish is a great source of lean protein that offers numerous nutritional benefits, especially omega-3 fatty acids. Here are 12 great low-fat​ fish recipes.

Understanding Fats - Saturated, Unsaturated, Trans Fats
Some fats are necessary and beneficial, others aren't. Find out which fats to choose - saturated, unsaturated - and which ones to avoid.

Nonstick Coating Safety Concerns - Coatings and PFOA
Nonstick cookware is a necessity in any low fat kitchen. Questions have been raised about the safety of nonstick coating because of PFO. Here are answers.

Best Low Fat Diet - Ten Steps to Healthier Eating
Whatever the time of year, here are 10 ways to get you started, or back on track with the best low fat diet in time for spring break or summer.

Making Low Fat Cakes From Cake Mix
Make cakes and muffins from store-bought cake mixes with far less fat and cholesterol with these simple suggestions. Here's a recipe for low-fat cake mix.

10 Low Fat Blueberry Dessert Recipes
Almost as popular as strawberries, blueberries are highly nutritious. They're perfect as they are, but here are wonderful low-fat blueberry dessert recipes.

10 Low Fat Breakfast Options (Recipes)
Here are 10 low-fat breakfast options including hearty oatmeal, warm and delicious muffins, French toast and eggs. Start your days off the healthy way.

What Are the Calories in Chicken Breast?
What are the calories in chicken breast? Skinless chicken breasts can be tough, stringy, and bland. But they needn't be. Learn how to enjoy it.

Wish-Bone Salad Spritzers - Low Fat Salad Dressing
Wish-Bone Salad Spritzers allow us to flavor our salads more subtly and without all the fat of regular dressing. Here's our review of the product.

Fat Content of Lean and Extra Lean Ground Beef
Extra lean ground beef can contain as much as 30 percent fat or as little as five percent fat, but many people are unclear as to what this means for fat.

10 Ways to Cook With Low-Fat Plain Yogurt - Recipes
Low Fat or nonfat yogurt makes a great substitute for cream and other full-fat dairy products in all kinds of recipes. Here are 10 plain yogurt recipes.

5 Quick and Easy Low Fat Chicken Recipes
Here are five quick and easy low-fat chicken breast recipes for any night of the week, including chicken enchiladas, middle eastern chicken and more.

How to Prepare and Eat Chestnuts
Chestnuts are a low fat holiday treat, once you figure out how to get through their exterior. The end result is worth it. Here's how to eat chestnuts.

6 Low-Fat Fresh Fruit Smoothie Recipes
Fresh-fruit low-fat smoothies are the perfect way to enjoy a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals. They're a great way to kick-start your day.

How to Cook and Eat Asparagus - Choosing and Storing
How do you eat asparagus? Asparagus is a sure sign of spring. Full of vitamins and antioxidants, asparagus is a nutritional power house.

How to Cook and Eat Asparagus, Cont'd.
Full of vitamins and antioxidants, asparagus is a nutritional power house. It fits well into a low fat diet, if you don't smother it with high fat sauces. Page 2.

What Is Egg Substitute? Does It Contain Eggs?
Egg substitute is ideal for those who need to lower their intake of fat and cholesterol, but what exactly is egg substitute, and does it contain eggs?

How to Make Poached Chicken Thighs for Any Recipe
Poached chicken thighs are a wonderful way to eat succulent, low fat chicken. Enjoy poached chicken in salads, sandwiches, burritos and many other recipes.

The Biggest Problems When Making Meringue
With only a few ingredients, making a meringue ought to be simple, but there are some common problems to avoid to ensure perfect meringue every time.

The Beef with Ground Beef: Pink Slime
More than two-thirds of ground beef sold in the United States contains pink slime, a pejorative term for boneless lean beef trimmings used as a filler in ground beef. What is it, and why is there such an outcry?

Low Fat Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
This low fat eggplant parmesan from the government's 5 A Day for Better Health campaign makes a delicious and nutritious low fat supper dish.

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Low Fat Crockpot Beef Stew
An easy-to-prepare, low-fat beef stew that cooks all day in the crockpot.

Low Fat Lemon Curd Recipe
A lighter but no less delicious lemon curd that makes a great filling for mini phyllo tarts, or as a spread for whole-grain toast.

Fresh Spinach Soup Recipe
A delicious and nutritious spinach soup that's perfect any time of the year. Enjoy with a dollop of fat-free sour cream of plain yogurt.

Low Fat Couscous Salad Recipe
Enjoy this low fat salad featuring whole wheat couscous with garbanzo beans, red onion, tomatoes, cucumber and mint, with a lemon and olive oil dressing.

What Low Fat Foods Really Taste Like
We hear it all the time: low fat foods simply don't taste the same as full-fat foods, and they certainly don't taste as good. But is this really true? It may not be as clear-cut as you think. Find out about fat substitutes and whether lower fat foods really do taste all that different.

Do Low-Fat Foods Really Taste Different?
We hear it all the time: low-fat foods simply don't taste the same as full-fat foods, and they certainly don't taste as good. Is this really true? Find out about fat substitutes and whether lower fat foods really do taste all that different. A fourth grader conducts a taste test to see what people think. Page 2.

Stocking Low Fat Foods in Your Kitchen
Low fat cooking becomes easier if low fat ingredients are on hand and temptation is out of the way. To change the way we cook and eat, we must first give our kitchens a low fat makeover. We can lose the habit of cooking with excess fat, or adding butter, cheese and sour cream at every opportunity if these items are replaced with low-fat or fat-free alternatives.

Planning a Low Fat Super Bowl Party
If you're looking to serve low fat food at your Super Bowl party, you'll find some helpful suggestions, as well as some low fat recipes, to make your low fat Super Bowl party a hit.

How to Make a Low Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs if you're trying to eat low fat. Try making a lower fat omelet. I'll show you how.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

Making a Lower Fat Omelet
You don't have to give up eggs entirely on a low fat diet. Here's how to make a lower fat omelet.

How to Keep Your Side Dishes Low Fat
Don't blow your low fat eating by piling on unhealthy side dishes. Find out what kinds of side dishes can keep you on track with your low fat diet.

Low Fat Side Dishes - Keeping Side Dishes Low Fat, continued
Learn how to remake your favorite sides into low-fat, diet-friendly dishes without sacrificing flavor. Page 2.

Low Fat on a Budget - Healthy Grocery Shopping
Check out this budget-friendly shopping list filled with tips to help you eat low-fat without breaking the bank. Page 2.

Pecan Pie vs. Pumpkin Pie
If you're trying to eat healthy at Thanksgiving, is pecan pie or pumpkin pie the better choice? Neither is low fat, but one has a nutritional edge.

Low Fat Summer Recipes
Summer is the time to fire up your grill and eat outside. Find ideas, tips and recipes for low fat picnics and cookouts.

Low Fat Soups - Low Fat Soup Recipes
Whether you're looking for a warming lunch or a light supper, you'll find plenty of delicious low-fat soups, full of wholesome ingredients.

How to Make Gazpacho
A chilled gazpacho soup featuring fresh vine-ripe tomatoes, green peppers, cucumbers, red onions and cilantro.

Low Fat Cookbooks
There are many good low fat cookbooks to choose from. Here are five that should be on your shelves.

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Trans Fats: The Long Goodbye
Trans fats will be phased out by 2018, unless food companies can prove to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that they're safe to use in their products.

Health, Fitness and Low Fat Living
Low fat diets are an essential part of healthy living. Discover the impact of a low fat lifestyle on our overall health and fitness.

Low Fat Basics - Low Fat 101, Getting Started with Low Fat Cooking
What do we mean by low fat or low fat cooking? To understand the basics of living a low fat lifestyle, what it means to eat and cook low fat food, and how much fat and what kinds of fat we need in our diets, take a look at the following articles.

Trans Fats - What You Need to Know
What are trans fats or hydrogenated fats? Why are trans fats thought to be worse than saturated fats? And how can we find out which foods have trans fats hidden in them?

The Difference Betwee Partially and Fully Hydrogenated Oils
How can foods containing hydrogenated oils be labeled trans-fat-free or display 0g trans fats?

Light and Healthy Low Fat Carrot Cake Recipe
In themselves, carrots do not make a carrot cake healthy. But this low fat carrot cake seems to do the impossible. It actually tastes like a full-fat, calorie-laden carrot cake

Healthy Zucchini Bread Recipe
Have an abundance of zucchini? Fear not. You can make some healthy zucchini bread. Bake it to eat now or make two or more zucchini loaves to freeze for another occasion. Enjoy a lice for breakfast or pack one in a lunch.

A Healthy Peach and Blueberry Smoothie Recipe
Get your day off to a great start with a super-healthy peach and blueberry smoothie that's bursting with vitamins, minerals, and hunger-busting fiber.

Low Fat Vegetarian Split Pea Soup
Here's a comforting low-fat split pea soup. This version doesn't have ham but still makes for a warming and delicious soup that's perfect for a cool fall or winter's day. To make it truly vegetarian, use vegetable broth instead of chicken broth.

Healthy, Low Fat Cherry Turnover Recipe
These healthy, low fat cherry turnovers are made from fresh cherry pie filling and flaky phyllo pastry.

Healthy Cherry Oatmeal Muffins
Make the most of the short fresh cherry season each summer and whip up a batch of these healthy cherry oatmeal muffins.

Low Fat Potato Latkes
Potato latkes are delicious but hardly low fat since they're fried in a generous amount of oil. But these low fat potato latkes aren't fried, they're baked at high temperature, which makes them just as delicious and almost as crispy.

Healthy Gingerbread Cake Recipe
A healthy gingerbread cake recipe that's perfect for the holidays. It's low fat, low calorie, richly flavored and moist in texture.

Healthy Roasted Vegetables Recipe
Healthy Roasted Vegetables, with a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil, make an ideal accompaniment to low fat chicken or fish dishes.

Low Fat Greek Tilapia Recipe
A Greek-style low fat baked tilapia dish, using a little extra-virgin olive oil, lemon, oregano, paprika and balck pepper.

Low Calorie Ham and Turkey Wrap Recipe
Instead of a mile-high deli sandwich, make yourself a low fat, low calorie ham and turkey wrap using a whole wheat tortilla, peppery arugula, extra-lean deli-thin ham and turkey breast meat, and a touch of mustard and fat-free mayonnaise.

Learn How to Calculate Your Fat Intake
If you're on a low fat diet, how do you calculate your fat intake? The nutrition facts label can help, but you need to know what to do with some of the information it provides.

Low Fat Chicken Marsala Recipe
A classic Chicken and Marsala dish without any knobs of butter. Enjoy with seasonal vegetables.

Pasta-Free Eggplant Lasagna
This pasta-free eggplant lasagna-style dish is ideal for those who need to eat gluten free as well as low fat, and also for vegetarians.

Healthy, Low Fat Cornbread
Serve some of this delicious low fat cornbread at your next picnic, potluck or Super Bowl party.

Healthy Roasted Carrots and Parsnips
Perfect as a holiday side dish, or for any special dinner, these roasted carrots and parsnips go well with any turkey, pork, beef or chicken dish. With just a tablespoon of heart-healthy olive oil, they make a guilt-free, butter- and cream-free side dish

Healthy Guacamole with Peas and Avocado
This healthy guacamole happens to be low fat, thanks to an intriguing ingredient that adds fiber and which also happens to be green.

Review of Trader Joe's Reduced Guilt Fat-Free Brownies
Trader Joe's Reduced-Guilt Fat-Free Brownie mix offers a way to indulge a love of brownies without all the fat of regular brownies. But how do they measure up?

Low Fat Corn, Black Bean and Tomato Salad
A simple low-fat summery corn, black bean, and tomato salad that's a perfect side dish for cookouts, and a great salad to bring to picnics

Low Fat Creamy Rice Pudding - Recipe
Warm and comforting, creamy rice pudding is a classic. Even if you're eating low fat, you can still enjoy this delight using fat-free ingredients.

Healthy Low Fat Tacos Made With Extra-Lean Ground Beef
Seasoned extra-lean ground beef scooped into warmed corn tortillas and topped with reduced fat cheese and a selection of low-fat or fat-free toppings.

Fresh Poached Salmon With Tangy Dill Sauce
A super-healthy recipe for poached fresh salmon with a tangy dill and yogurt sauce.

Light and Healthy Beef Stroganoff
Enjoy a light yet still creamy Beef Stroganoff, which uses fat-free plain yogurt in place of sour cream, and strips of lean beef.

A Leaner Yet Full-Flavored Spaghetti Bolognese
Enjoy a lower-fat version of Spaghetti Bolognese, an Italian classic, that's made with extra-lean ground beef and which can be on the table in around 45 minutes. All you;re sacrificing is excess fat, not excess flavor.

Beans and Legumes
Low fat recipes featuring beans and legumes.

Low Fat Cooking - Lunch Recipes, Ideas and Recipes for Low Fat Lunches
Whether you eat lunch at home or on the go, here are some terrific low fat lunch recipes for soups, salads, sandwiches and more.

How Healthy Is Your Sandwich?
Sandwiches can be fat and calorie traps, especially the deli-style ones, which seem a mile high. Build your own, healthy sandwich at home, one that's filling and nutritious with a fraction of the calories contained in store-bought sandwiches.

Low Fat Chicken Recipes
Find plenty of ideas for low fat chicken dishes. From salads to stews, you should find something to tempt you for a low fat lunch or dinner.

Low Fat Cooking - Low Fat Pasta , Rice and Grain Recipes - Recipes for Low Fat Pasta, Rice and Grain Dishes
There are so many ways to prepare low fat pasta, rice and grain dishes. Substituting low fat or part skim cheeses for their higher fat counterparts in sauces, using low-sodium broths, and including fresh vegetables are just some of the ways that can help make these pasta, rice and grain dishes healthier and low fat.

Chicken and Spinach Lasagna
A creamy and delicious chicken and spinach lasagna featuring a luscious bechamel sauce made using nonfat milk.

Understanding Cholesterol - What You Need to Know About Cholesterol and High Cholesterol
High cholesterol is often deemed a silent killer since people can have it without experiencing any symptoms. Although our bodies need cholesterol to perform certain key functions, too much cholesterol can cause heart disease, stroke, dementia and heart attack. Understanding cholesterol, its function, and how to manage it is key to reducing your risk of these diseases.

Low Fat Beef Recipes
Contrary to popular opinion, you can include beef as part of your low fat diet. Enjoy some of these low fat beef recipes.

Low Fat Beef, Pork and Lamb Recipes
Looking for low fat beef, pork and lamb recipes? What Find plenty of low fat recipe ideas for dinner tonight.

Lean Thai-Style Beef Wraps
Eating a little lean red meat occasionally is fine, especially as it accents these flavorful Thai-style wraps. It is, after all, a good source of protein, iron, and zinc, as well a good source of important B vitamins.

Low Fat Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins Recipe
A great wholesome applesauce oatmeal muffin that's delicious, nutritious and low in fat. Perfect for breakfast on the go or as a lunch box treat.

A Lighter Easter Brunch
Need some ideas for a lighter Easter brunch? These breakfast and brunch dishes that use eggs or egg substitute are perfect for the occasion.

5 Healthy Foods That Aren't Necessarily So
An array of foods such as wheat bread, granola bars, fat-free bran muffins, smoothies, Greek yogurt, and so on, may sound healthy to you. But if we take a close look, these healthy-sounding foods may be anything but.

Say Yes to Eggs
Eggs are wonderful year round, but they seem especially delicious in the spring, perhaps because they symbolize new life and, of course, because of Easter. Here is a selection of egg recipes that fit nicely into a low fat diet.

Low-Fat Herbed Egg White and Spinach Omelet Recipe
An ultra-healthy low-fat omelet that makes a perfect breakfast or light lunch for one. Serve with a spoonful of medium salsa and rustic whole grain bread.

How to Make Healthy Blueberry Muffins
Here's a wholesome, heart-healthy version of blueberry muffins mad with mostly whole-wheat flour and oats.

Low Fat Easter Menu
Celebrate spring with an array of low fat Easter recipes for brunch, lunch or dinner. Devise your own low fat Easter menu using any number of these scrumptious low fat dishes.

Top 10 Low Fat Recipes for Spring - Low Fat Spring Recipes
Leave heavy comfort foods behind and enjoy some low fat recipes for spring, including light soups, roast chicken, fish, and some low fat sweet treats.

New York Style Bagels
A dense and chewy New York style bagel that's both low fat and filling.

Low Fat Morning Glory Carrot Muffins
Enjoy these moist and delicious morning glory muffins at breakfast or as an afternoon teatime treat.

Low Fat Cooking - Low Fat Baked Goods Including Low Fat Cookies, Cakes and Muffins
You can still indulge your sweet tooth with these enticing low fat recipes for cookies, cakes, muffins and quick breads. Substituting low fat or fat free ingredients for higher fat ones need not deprive us of flavor here. You can enjoy many chocolatey or fruit-filled delights.

Low Fat Easter Recipes
Find plenty delicious low fat options for Easter, including lean roasts, spring vegetables and low fat desserts.

Low-Fat Crêpes Recipe and Varieties
Basic crpes are simple to make. These low fat crpes are made with nonfat milk, only one egg and absolutely no butter. Eat them with a little confectioners sugar and a squeeze of lemon, or fill them with low fat ingredients such as yogurt and fruit, and roll them up.

Baking the Low Fat Way
Making cakes and muffins lower in fat is not impossible, but it does involve some compromise. Fat is a big component in baking, contributing to both taste and texture. Knowing this ahead of time, plus bearing one other key thing in mind, can help you whip up a lighter cake or some low fat muffins without fear of disaster.

Low Fat Egg Recipes
Just because you're eating low fat doesn't mean eggs should be off the menu. Enjoy some low fat and reduced fat egg dishes for breakfast or brunch.

10 Low Fat Christmas Recipes
Do you love Eggnog and sugar cookies? Enjoy some low fat or reduced fat versions of these and other favorite Christmas recipes and treats.

Living Low Fat
How do we change the way we think about food, and eat a healthier, low fat diet? We need to give ourselves a low fat makeover.

Fat Fallacies
The more information we have about fats, the more confused we become. Here are some of the more common misconceptions.

What Are the Main Sources of Saturated Fat?
Saturated fat raises blood cholesterol putting us at risk of heart disease and stroke. But what are the chief sources of saturated fat, and how can we reduce our intake?

Low Fat Chicken Thigh Recipes
Delicious low fat chicken recipes featuring skinless chicken thighs.

Low Fat Cooking - Low Fat Dinner Recipes, Ideas and Recipes for Low Fat Dinners
You can find many recipes for healthy low fat dinners, from easy one-pot suppers to low fat recipes for a special occasion, usiong a variety of healthy, low fat ingredients. Find low fat chicken recipes, low fat beef recipes, plus many more.

MyPyramid - Food Groups and Serving Sizes
MyPyramid, which in 2005 replaced the old food pyramid, was designed to be a personalized, interactive tool to be used in conjunction with food labels to help us make healthy low fat food choices. But would it impact the way we ate?

The Nutrition Facts Label and Number of Servings - Food Labels, Nutrition Facts and Serving Sizes
The nutrition facts label is supposed to help us figure out the serving size and number of servings in a given food. But how helpful is the nutrition facts label, and how well does it mesh with the new food guide pyramid? Page 2.

Chicken Chili Bean Stew
Warm up on cold evenings with this hearty, healthy and delicious chicken and chili bean stew made with boneless, skinless chicken thighs. While you can certainly use chicken breasts instead, chicken thighs are rich, flavorful, and more succulent.

2015 Dietary Guidelines: Limit Saturated Fats and Added Sugars
If you like eggs and coffee in the morning, you're in luck. The new dietary guidelines, published every five years, still recommend limiting saturated fats, but not total fat or cholesterol. For the first time, the panel of nutrition experts suggest a specific limit on consuming added sugars. They also encourage drinking coffee and allow for a moderate intake of wine. As always, fruits and vegetables are king.

Low Fat Does Not Mean More Sugar
The reason people don't lose weight when they eat low fat is because they replace those lost calories with something that's just as likely to cause them problems -- sugar. It doesn't have to be that way.

Low Fat Sausage, Mushroom and Red Pepper Pizza
If you love pizza but not the fat and calories that goes with it, try this spicy low fat Sausage, Mushroom and Red Pepper Pizza, which uses low fat flavored chicken sausage and a sprinkling of reduced fat cheese.

Low Fat Moroccan Chicken
Succulent Moroccan-style chicken with garbanzo beans and apricots in a sweet and spicy sauce.

Low Fat Chicken with Artichokes
A simple, delicious, low fat chicken recipe using canned artichokes, tomatoes and sliced mushrooms.

Low Fat Lemon Parsley Chicken Breasts - Recipe
A tasty, tangy low-fat chicken breast recipe using fresh lemon juice and parsley.

Baked Chicken Teriyaki
A new spin on teriyaki chicken, this Asian-style chicken dish is baked with vegetables in one roasting pan. Serve with pan juices and rice.

A Low Fat Valentine's Day Menu - Low Fat Valentine's Day Recipes
Cook a special low fat Valentine's Day dinner at home instead of eating a high fat, high calorie meal at an expensive restaurant.

Low Fat Cooking - Low Meat and Poultry Recipes - Recipes for Low Fat Chicken, Turkey, Pork, Beef and Lamb Entrees
Where's the beef? You can still enjoy chicken, turkey, pork and beef, yet still eat healthy, low fat meals. Here are some wonderful low fat recipes featuring all these and more.

Low Fat Chicken and Turkey Recipes - Low Fat Poultry Dishes, Featuring Recipes for Low Fat Chicken and Turkey Dishes
From Asian chicken dishes to Thanksgiving turkey, you're sure to find some low fat chicken or turkey recipes to suit any occasion.

Tangy Roasted Chicken Drumsticks
We all know that chicken breasts tend to be the meat of choice for most people eating low fat, but don't deprive yourself entirely of the juicier drumsticks. Chicken drumsticks are an excellent source of relatively lean protein, and because the meat is rich, you don't need to eat as much of it. Keep the skin on while you cook these drumsticks, but by all means remove it before eating.

How Healthy is Your Refrigerator
Cooking and eating low fat is dependent on having the right kinds of foods in the house. Take a look at your refrigerator: do you have the necessary healthy and nutritious foods to keep you on track?

Low Fat Pumpkin Cranberry Muffins
Pumpkin and cranberries pair well together in these delicious low fat fall muffins. Enjoy these pumpkin cranberry muffins with a morning cup of coffee or as a tea time treat.

Your Healthy Eating Toolkit for the New Year
Want to eat healthier in the new year? Here's a handy toolkit to help you on your way, one that doesn't involve eliminating whole food groups but helps you make smart choices.

Festive Dinners
Enjoy a lighter holiday menu with these festive lower-fat options, from turkey breast to pork tenderloin. And don't forget to lighten your side dishes too.

Low Fat Cooking - Low Fat Recipes for the Holidays and Seasons
Is it possible to enjoy a low fat Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner? What about a low fat summer cookout? Find tips and mouthwatering recipes for low fat holiday and seasonal eating.

Low Fat Holiday Baking
When the holidays come around, one of the things I like to do most is bake. But if you're trying to cut fat, baking can present something of a challenge. Baking is as much a science as it is an art, and as such there are tried and tested formulas that ensure the success of a cake or a cookie recipe.

How to Make Healthy Lemon Garlic Cod
Cod is a lean fish that also happens to be a good source of omega 3 fatty acids. Baked in the oven with a light drizzle of lemon, garlic, olive oil, a sliver of butter for added flavor, and fresh parsley, this is a wonderful way to enjoy a healthy fish dish.

Butter vs. Margarine - Low Fat Cooking
Is butter better or worse for us than margarine? Neither is ideal, especially if we following a low fat diet.

Low Fat Pumpkin Pancakes
Pancakes are just about everybody's favorite breakfast, so add some seasonal flavor by adding pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg to make these delicious low fat pumpkin pancakes.

How to Make Low Fat Blueberry Muffins
Warm blueberry muffins fresh from the oven are hard to beat. Try these low fat blueberry muffins for breakfast or as part of a low fat brunch.

Chewy Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Who can resist holiday cookies? If you like oatmeal raisin cookies, try these festive low fat cookies, which use cranberries instead of raisins.

Low Fat Apple Phyllo Pie Recipe
Apple Phyllo Pie is a great low-fat alternative to regular apple pie. Crisp, flaky and delicious, this low fat apple phyllo pie can be enjoyed with a scoop of frozen low-fat yogurt or light ice cream.

Recipe for Low Fat Cauliflower Soup
A thick and warming low-fat cauliflower soup that's perfect for chilly fall or winter days.

How to Make Perfectly Poached Chicken Breasts
Poached chicken breasts make for tender succulent chicken that you can use in many a chicken recipe, such as soup, pot pie or burritos. Or enjoy poached chicken plain and simple in a sandwich or on top of a salad.

Low Fat Carrot and Sweet Potato Soup
A mildly spicy low fat carrot and sweet potato soup that makes a satisfying lunch or beginning to a fall or Thanksgiving dinner.

Creamy Low-Fat Mushroom Risotto Recipe
A satisfyingly filling yet low fat creamy mushroom risotto you'll want to make again and again.

How to Prepare and Eat Tomatoes - Low Fat Cooking
Available year round the ubiquitous tomato comes into its own in the summer. Find out how to choose tomatoes, store tomatoes and prepare tomatoes for all manner of dishes.

Tomatoes, tomatoes cont'd.
Now we know what to look for in a tomato, what can we do with our tomatoes? Page 2.

Light Blueberry Crisp - Low Fat Recipe
Make the most of plump fresh blueberries in this delicious yet light blueberry crisp for a delightful summer dessert. Enjoy this light blueberry crisp with a low-fat custard sauce, some frozen vanilla yogurt or a dollop of fat-free whipped topping.

Low Fat Healthy Pumpkin Smoothie - Recipe
This is like pumpkin pie in a glass, only without the fat and calories. Enjoy this healthy low fat pumpkin smoothie for a liquid breakfast, or enjoy as an energy-boosting liquid snack.

Healthy Low-Fat Broccoli Soup Recipe
A thick and satisfying low-fat broccoli soup that makes a delicious fall or winter lunch.

How to Make Naturally Low-Fat Strawberry Sorbet
Sorbet is virtually fat-free dessert, and a welcome treat on hot sunny days. This strawberry sorbet is made with fresh in-season strawberries, but when fresh strawberries are out of season, it's better to use frozen strawberries for maximum flavor.

How to Make a Watermelon Smoothie With Yogurt
A cool refreshing smoothie made with watermelon and yogurt.

Roasted Butternut Squash
Enjoy a nutritious wedge of roasted butternut squash as a perfect fall or winter side dish. Glazed with a mix of orange juice and maple syrup, and sprinkled with cinnamon, you can enjoy a deliciously low fat vegetable treat.

Traditional Irish Soda Bread Recipe
If you're planning a low fat St Patrick's Day feast, try this traditional Irish Soda Bread recipe. It's easy to make and requires only a few basic ingredients.

Low Fat, Low Calorie Blueberry Scones Recipe
A store-bought blueberry scone can be more than 400 calories. so why not make your own at home where you can control the ingredients and the portion size. These blueberry scones make a great low-fat, low-calorie treat at well under under 100 calories per scone.

How to Make Healthy Whole Wheat Pancakes
Make a healthier breakfast by whipping up some low-fat whole-wheat pancakes that are light, fluffy and delicious. Enjoy with some maple syrup or some fruit compote, but steer well clear of butter and cream.

Low-Fat Pancakes Recipe
If you have flour, eggs, nonfat milk and sugar in your kitchen, you make these basic low fat pancakes, which taste so much better than those made from a box of mix, or worse, frozen pancakes.

Healthy Green Bean Casserole Recipe
A slimmed down version of a holiday classic, this healthy, low fat green casserole uses fresh green beans, and dispenses with canned soup and fried onions. Instead, this healthy green casserole has a fresh-tasting mushroom sauce and is topped with sauteed onions and whole-grain bread crumbs.

Low Fat Leek and Potato Soup Recipe
Try some warming low fat leek and potato soup either on St. Patrick's Day or during the winter months.

Moist Apple Oatmeal Muffins Recipe
These moist apple oatmeal muffins make a great low fat snack or breakfast muffin.

Low Fat Shepherd's Pie Recipe
A low fat version of Shepherd's Pie, a traditional English comfort-food classic, made with extra-lean ground beef, vegetables and topped with potato.

Low-Fat Turkey Chili Recipe
Low fat turkey chili makes an ideal family supper on cold nights or on game day. Serve with a dollop of fat-free sour cream or yogurt on top.

Low Fat Brownie Recipe
These low fat brownies make a wonderfully chocolately treat. Served warm with a glass of cold milk, they taste just heavenly.

Healthy Roasted Zucchini Rounds Recipe
A tasty, healthy snack of roasted zucchini rounds topped with breadcrumbs and shredded parmesan.

Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew - Recipe
Come home to a delicious, low-fat vegetable stew that you can prepare early in the day and forget about. Enjoy with some whole grain rolls.

Low Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies - Recipe
These delicious low fat chocolate chip cookies have half the fat of regular chocolate chip cookies yet taste just as decadent. Using cocoa powder and miniature chocolate chips, the chocolate taste is just as intense.

Examples of Good Unsaturated Fats to Eat
We need to eat dietary fat for a variety of reasons, but which ones should we eat? Choose mostly unsaturated fats. Here are some good examples.

Low Fat Southwestern Quinoa Salad Recipe
Quinoa is the grain of choice in this delicious low-fat southwestern-style salad. Enjoy as a light main dish or as an accompaniment to chicken, pork or shrimp.

How to Make Healthy Low Fat Banana Bread
Here's a healthier version of banana bread that reduces the amount of fat and sugar, and replaces half the flour content with with whole wheat flour. The end result is still a delicious banana bread fit for any tea table.

Low Fat Chicken Parmesan Recipe (Total Fat 7.1g)
Chicken Parmesan is a favorite dish of many, but it's often high in fat and calories. Here's a low fat chicken parmesan that's a little easier on the waistline.

Light or Reduced Fat Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
Chocolate chip cookies are just about everybody's favorite cookie, and the undoing of many a dieter or healthy eater. So why not adjust your recipes a little and enjoy a lighter chocolate chip cookie that's still worth savoring.

Low Fat Banana Muffins Recipe
There's nothing quite like a warm, fresh banana muffin. Enjoy these low-fat banana muffins for breakfast or a mid-morning snack.

Spinach and Ricotta Pasta Recipe
Here's a delightfully quick and easy creamy low-fat pasta dish using low-fat ricotta cheese, fresh spinach and basil, and your favorite pasta.

Low Fat, Low Calorie Spring Vegetable Soup Recipe
Make the most of seasonal vegetables and make a delicious low fat, low calorie spring vegetable soup.

Low Fat Glazed Pork Medallions Recipe
A quick and easy dish of glazed pork medallions, cut from pork tenderloin, one of the leanest meats apart from skinless chicken breasts.

Low Fat Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
A delicious low fat recipe for chicken satay with a creamy peanut sauce.

Low Fat Bite-Size Frittatas Recipe
These delightful low fat bite-size frittatas make a perfect hors d'oeuvre or buffet brunch item. Flavored with onion, spinach, and a hint of reduced-fat cheese, these little crustless delights can fit easily into a low-fat diet.

Vegetable (Veggie) Lasagna Recipe
Try this healthy and nutritious low fat vegetable lasagna made with garden vegetables and fat-free ricotta cheese. It's a great low fat vegetarian option any time of the week.

Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
Chocolate is neither low fat nor low calorie, but its high flavonoid content may be good for your heart. Most of these antioxidant compounds are destroyed in processing, however.

Top 10 Low Fat Kitchen Staples
Many low fat products lack taste and texture. Here are my top 10 picks of low fat foods or kitchen staples that are excellent low fat or reduced fat options.

Recipe for Low Fat Slow Cooker Pot Roast
A meltingly delicious low fat pot roast made with a lean cut of beef and loaded with vegetables.

Low Fat Three Bean Crockpot Chili Recipe
A hearty, warming low fat crockpot chili with extra-lean ground beef, kidney beans, pinto beans and black beans.

Low Fat Chicken and Leek Soup Recipe
A delicious and fragrant broth-based chicken and leek soup that's low fat and low calorie, with sweet onion, carrot and celery.

10 Low Fat Ways to Use Leftover Turkey
What can you do with all those leftovers from your Thanksgiving turkey? Find out in 10 Low Fat Ways to Use Leftover Turkey

Broccoli Cauliflower Low Fat Soup Recipe
A thick and satisfying broccoli and cauliflower soup that's perfect for a cold winter's day. Thick and creamy, this soup is surprisingly low in fat.

Pumpkin Oatmeal Recipe - Low Fat Cooking
Pumpkin oatmeal packs a powerful low fat nutritional punch on cold dark mornings. It's like eating pumpkin pie for breakfast.

Healthy Low-Fat Kale and Potato Soup
Enjoy a healthy low-fat, low-calorie soup that's filled with kale, potatoes, carrots, onions, and some cooked chicken breast.

Low-Fat Cranberry Orange Muffins Recipe
Tender and light, these low fat Cranberry Orange Muffins make a delightful seasonal treat. Serve them as part of a holiday brunch or enjoy with a glass of orange or pomegranate juice for breakfast.

Creamy, Low Fat Chicken Enchiladas Recipe
Creamy, low fat chicken enchiladas using shredded cooked chicken, back beans, sweet corn, salsa and a blend of low fat yogurt and reduced fat sour cream.

Eggplant Dip - Baba Ghanoush
Low in saturated fat and with no cholesterol, this eggplant dip, or Baba Ghanoush, makes a delicious and nutritious appetizer to enjoy with fresh-cut vegetables or whole wheat pita bread.

Low Fat French Toast Recipe
Lower the fat and cholesterol in French toast by using an egg substitute and nonfat milk. The result is still a deliciously sweet breakfast. Don't spoil it by adding whipped cream or butter!

Low Fat Mini Chicken Meatloaves - Recipe
These tasty low fat mini chicken meatloaves are a great way to exercise portion control. They're also ideal if you're cutting back on red meat.

Recipe for Reduced Fat Turkey Meatloaf
Making a reduced fat meatloaf isn't so hard, especially if you substitute lean ground turkey for beef. The key to making it moist is to add lots of veggies, and to soak the breadcrumbs in milk. The end result is a flavorful kid pleaser.

Low Fat Mini Muffin Meatloaves Recipe
These low fat mini meatloaves are made in a muffin pan, which cuts the normal cooking time of meatloaf by about half. These little meatloaves will appeal to kids, as they're just the right size.

Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Chickpea Stew Recipe
A sweet and mildly spiced crockpot chicken and chickpea stew that makes a delicious low fat fall or winter supper.

Low Fat Cream of Pumpkin Soup
A luscious, velvety cream of pumpkin soup that's low in fat and full of flavor. This low fat cream of pumpkin soup is ideal as a prelude to a full Thanksgiving dinner or simply as a seasonal lunch.

Low-Fat Baked Chicken and Rice Recipe
A quick and easy low fat chicken and rice dish that's easy to prepare any night of the week.

Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples Recipe
An easy side dish of baked sweet potatoes and apples that's naturally low in fat and high in fiber.

Quick and Easy Low-Fat Balsamic Pork Chops Recipe
When you're tired of eating chicken day in day out, try some pork chops. Loin chops are lean but can be cooked to juicy perfection. These balsamic pork chops should fit the bill nicely.

Applesauce Oatmeal Pancakes Recipe - Low-Fat Cooking
Just about everybody loves pancakes. Add a little fiber to yours by making these yummy low-fat applesauce oatmeal pancakes.

Low Fat Banana Bread Pudding Recipe
This banana bread pudding has to be one of my favorite cold-weather desserts. It's warm, comforting and happens to be low fat. What more could you want?

Low Fat Stir-Fried Shrimp and Broccoli Recipe
The great thing about stir fries is that they're a superfast, healthy way to cook. This stir-fried shrimp and broccoli is no exception.

Low Fat Beef and Penne Casserole Recipe
A low fat family-friendly ground beef and pasta dish that's sure to please everybody at dinner time.

Low Fat Tuna and Spinach Salad Recipe
When it's too hot to cook, make this simple, nutritious low-fat tuna and spinach salad. It's perfect for lunch, picnics or light suppers. Enjoy with some whole grain bread and a glass of chilled white wine.

Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Vegetable Stew Recipe
A low fat crockpot chicken and vegetable stew that will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma and be waiting for you when you return home from work, late-afternoon shopping or school.

Reduced Fat Buttermilk Biscuits Recipe
These reduced fat buttermilk biscuits manage to be tender and flaky, making them ideal for a holiday dinner, or they can simply be enjoyed with some honey drizzled over them. However you serve them, remember that they're best when they are warm from the oven.

Low Fat Mediterranean Cod Recipe - How to Make Low Fat Mediterranean Cod
A delicious and nutritious Mediterranean cod recipe that requires no added fat, but provides plenty of flavor. Enjoy with a side dish of whole grain rice.

Low Fat Carrot and Zucchini Soup Recipe
Perfect for fall, this autumn-hued carrot and zucchini soup is thick, hearty and delicious yet also low in fat. Pureeing the vegetables makes for wonderfully filling soup. No cream necessary!

Low Fat Buttermilk Pancakes
Low fat, fluffy buttermilk pancakes, plain and simple.

How to Make Low Fat Honey Mustard Chicken
An easy low fat baked honey mustard chicken that the whole family will enjoy.

Low Fat Spinach Dip Recipe
Are you looking for low fat dips to serve at your next gathering? Try this low fat spinach dip. Serve with fresh veggies or baked pita chips.

Low Fat Oven-Fried Chicken - Recipe
Make satisfyingly crunchy fried chicken without a frying pan. This oven-fried chicken recipe is a great low-fat option for fried-chicken lovers.

Low Fat Pumpkin Bites
Neither a cookie nor a muffin, these delectable, low-fat pumpkin bites are perfect for lunch boxes or as after-school treats. Sweet yet nutritious, these low fat pumpkin bites are a real kid pleaser.

Low Fat Crustless Pumpkin Pie
Low fat crustless pumpkin pie is perfect for those who want all the taste of pumpkin pie without the main source of fat. It's almost like a slice of pumpkin custard.

Low Fat Game Day Chili Recipe (Serves 8-10)
Serve this hearty low fat chili to a crowd during the play-offs or on Superbowl Sunday. The best part is, they won't be able to tell it's low fat.

Low Fat Pumpkin-Banana Bread
A low fat pumpkin-banana bread using a small amount of heart-healthy canola oil instead of artery-clogging butter. A nice low fat treat for fall and Halloween.

Low-Fat Chicken Caesar Salad and Dressing Recipe
A low fat, tangy Caesar salad dressing is the key to cutting fat and calories in this chicken salad.

Low-Fat Baked Cod Provencal Recipe
Cod Provencal is an easy-to-prepare low fat supper for any night of the week.

Low Fat Spaghetti and Meatballs
Enjoy this low fat spaghetti and meatballs dish any night of the week. Use extra-lean ground beef to lower the fat in the meatballs; add tomato sauce and chopped onion to the mix to keep the meatballs moist. Finally, by baking the meatballs rather than frying them, you'll save even more fat calories.

Low Fat Turkey and Lentil Soup
Here's a delicious and nutritious soup made with lentils, vegetables, and leftover holiday turkey.

Yogurt-Marinated Chicken Recipe - Low Fat Cooking
Skinless, boneless chicken breasts marinated in lemon, garlic and cumin yogurt.

Low Fat Skillet Beef and Vegetables
A quick and easy low fat skillet beef and vegetables dish made with extra-lean ground beef and an assortment of vegetables.

Whole Wheat Bread Recipe
A soft and delicious hand-kneaded 100% whole-wheat bread that makes a wonderful accompaniment for soup, makes a wholesome base for sandwiches, and delicious toast. Bread making can be therapeutic, so try this whole wheat bread today.

How to Make a Low Fat Macaroni Salad
A creamy low fat macaroni salad that's perfect for cookouts and picnics.

How to Make a Low Fat Fish Pie - Recipe
Enjoy a light and fluffy potato-topped creamy fish pie that's filling, delicious and low in fat. This low fat fish pie is comfort food at its lightest and best.

Minestrone Soup Recipe
Nothing beats a bowl of soup on a cold day, and this naturally low fat minestrone soup, which apparently means big soup, is no exception. Chock-full of vegetables, pasta and beans, this minestrone soup is indeed a big soup -- a meal in itself, especially when accompanied by some crusty whole-grain bread.

Low Fat Tomato Spinach Soup Recipe
A soup for all seasons, this low fat tomato spinach soup makes a perfect lunch.

How to Make a Low Fat Pineapple Cake
A moist and delicious pineapple cake made with a mere handful of everyday ingredients. Enjoy this fruity cake as is or frost with a simple icing.

Healthy Quinoa and Edamame Salad Recipe
Low in saturated fat, this healthy and nutritious salad can work as a vegetarian main dish salad or as a side salad. Quinoa is considered a supergrain, which contains more protein than wheat, rice or millet.

Low Fat Chicken Casserole
A hearty and low-fat chicken casserole featuring chicken breasts, mushrooms, onions, celery, carrots and potatoes. Delicious for fall and winter evenings.

Low Fat Banana Berry Smoothie Recipe
A simple and delicious low fat banana berry smoothie makes a great start to your day.

Holiday Sugar Cookies
Sugar cookies, anyone? These low fat cookies are a tasty holiday treat. Reducing the amount of butter allows these holiday cookies to lose much of the fat without losing the flavor.

How to Make Low Fat, Low Calorie Tomato Basil Soup
A quick and easy, low-fat, low-calorie tomato basil soup that makes a great lunch or appetizer any time of the year.

Fish Tacos - Low Fat Cooking Recipe
A flavorful, low fat fish dish comprising chunks of marinated baked (or broiled) white fish, such as halibut or cod, served on warm corn tortillas.

Low Fat Lemon Blueberry Loaf Recipe
A low fat lemon blueberry loaf that's perfect for a mid-morning snack or afternoon tea.

Low-Fat Mashed Sweet Potatoes Recipe
Enjoy low fat mashed sweet potatoes by leaving out the butter and adding flavor in other ways. Here, I use orange juice, a little brown sugar, plus cinnamon and ginger.

How to Make Low Fat Crockpot Recipes
Dust off your slow cooker, or crockpot, and make some delicious, satisfying low-fat meals the whole family can enjoy. In most cases, no added fat is required.

Healthy, Low-Fat Eating on a Budget
With food prices soaring, can we really afford to eat low fat? The answer is yes, with some planning. Find out how to shave dollars off your grocery bill, yet still manage to eat low fat.

10 Things To Stop Doing If You Want To Eat Low Fat
You might want to eat low fat to lose weight, or perhaps to address a medical condition. Here are 10 things you need to stop doing if you want to eat low fat. Some may seem obvious, but others may be surprising. Find out what may be sabotaging your low fat diet.

Low Fat Recipes for Zucchini or Courgettes
Zucchini is abundant in the summer months, so what can you use it for? Here are 10 low fat ways to put your zucchini to good use.

Low Fat Recipes, an Introduction
Links to a range of recipes, from beef to vegetarian, that will help you maintain a healthy low fat diet. See how low fat does not mean loss of flavor.

Low Fat Chicken and Turkey Recipes
Need some low fat recipes? Try these delicious low fat chicken and turkey recipes and see how cooking and eating low fat does not mean loss of flavor. These low fat recipes are easy to prepare any time of the week. Page 2.

Low Fat Recipes - Low Fat Fish, Lamb. Pork and Vegetarian Recipes
So you want to eat a healthy low fat diet? Try these delicious low fat fish, lamb, pork and vegetarian recipes, and see how low fat does not mean loss of flavor. These healthy recipes make it easy to prepare low fat meals any time of the week. Page 3.

Tomatoes, Tomatoes cont'd - Tomato Recipes
Recipes that feature fresh tomatoes and canned tomatoes. Page 3.

How to Use Phyllo Dough in Low Fat Baking and Cooking
Phyllo dough is a great low fat alternative to regular pastry and pie crusts. But using phyllo dough can be daunting. Here's how to use phyllo dough for your low fat baking needs.

Low Fat Carrot Tomato and Zucchini Soup Recipe
When it's cold outside, there's nothing like a pot of homemade soup to help take the chill off. Try a nice warming bowl of carrot, tomato and zucchini soup, spiced with some fresh, peppery cilantro.

Low Fat Lentil Soup
A warming, nutritious, high-fiber, low fat lentil soup that's perfect for cold fall or winter days.

Low Fat Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins Recipe
Enjoy healthier lemon poppy seed muffins that are low in saturated fat. They are perfect as breakfast treats or a mid-morning snacks.

Low Fat Lunch Ideas, Tips, and Suggestions
For some, lunch means grabbing a quick bite from a fast-food joint; for others, it's a mile-high deli sandwich; and for others, it's whatever they can find from a vending machine. What would be better lower-fat lunch options?

Tuna and Rice Easy Dinner Recipe
Need an easy, low-fat, quick, and healthy dinner that the kids will actually eat and that won't require a trip to the supermarket? Check out this recipe.

Low Fat Breaded Fish Recipe - Baked Not Fried
Delicious white fish fillets coated in breadcrumbs and baked in the oven to make crunchy low-fat kid-pleasing breaded fish.

Low Fat Chicken and Black Bean Soup Recipe
A spicy and delicious low fat chicken and black bean soup recipe. Serve with non-fat sour cream and baked tortillas.

Salmon and Asparagus in Foil Packets
Enjoy this heart-healthy salmon and asparagus in foil. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help protect against heart disease. This dish derives a little under 31% of its calories from fat, so still fits in well with a low fat diet.

Chunky Turkey and Rice Soup - Low Fat Recipe
Soup is a great way to use turkey leftovers from Thanksgiving and Christmas. Here's one of many variations: chunks of white-meat turkey with rice and vegetables in a tomato broth. Warming and delicious.

Tomato Cucumber Salad - Recipe
A simple and refreshing tomato cucumber salad with a light balsamic vinegar dressing and fresh basil.

Low Fat Teriyaki-Style Pineapple Chicken Recipe
A low-fat teriyaki-style pineapple chicken recipe that's so simple to prepare. Enjoy this pineapple chicken with whole grain rice.

Is Healthy Eating Too Expensive? A Study
Researchers at the University of Washington found that eating healthy can cost families an extra $2,000 a year to meet dietary guidelines.

Broiled Portobello Mushrooms recipe
Meaty and filling, broiled portobello mushrooms are delicious on their own with a green salad or in a whole-grain bun or pita.

Low Fat Mushroom Barley Soup Recipe
A soothing and warming low-fat mushroom and barley soup that's perfect for even the coldest days of winter. Enjoy with some crusty whole grain bread for a satisfying lunch.

Low Fat Cod With Lentils Recipe
A simple and nutritious one-pot low fat cod and lentils recipe.

Seared Sea Scallops Over Wilted Spinach Recipe
A wonderfully nutritious low-fat, low-calorie meal of seared sea scallops over a bed of wilted spinach.

Macaroni and Cheese - Low Fat Cooking Recipe
The secrets to this low fat macaroni and cheese are no butter, fat-free milk and reduced fat extra-sharp cheese, yet you still get a nice, creamy texture and a delicious cheesy flavor.

Low Fat Lentil and Black Bean Soup - Recipe
If you want any proof that low fat can be satisfying, try this hearty and nutritious Lentil and Black Bean Soup, which makes a perfect lunch option in the cold winter months.

Curried Chick Peas and Tomatoes Recipe
A super-fast low-fat vegetarian meal of curried chick peas and tomatoes is a snap to put together; a great healthy meal for a busy weeknight.

Low Fat Panko Crusted Cod Recipe
If you enjoy fried fish but worry about the fat and calories, then this panko crusted cod is for you. Baked rather than fried, this fish dish makes the basis for a great family meal.

Low Fat Spice-Rubbed Cod
Naturally low in fat, this broiled spice-rubbed cod makes a quick and easy low fat dinner. Serve with a green salad and a low fat citrus-based dressing or with couscous and steamed seasonal vegetables.

Low-Fat Lemon Pepper Chicken Breasts Recipe
Succulent lemon pepper chicken breasts for a quick and easy low fat weeknight meal.

Low Fat Zucchini Muffins
These low fat zucchini muffins are perfect for breakfast on the go or a mid-morning snack.

Roast Turkey Breast
A turkey breast is the perfect holiday centerpiece if you're trying to eat low fat, and if you're not entertaining more than about 8 people. Plus, it cooks much quicker than a whole bird.

Low Fat Holiday Party Food
It's easy to rein in the fat and calories in some popular party foods, so if you're throwing a holiday party, serve some of these delicious lower-fat party nibbles. Your guests won't even know.

Low Fat Beef, Pinto Bean and Sweet Corn Chili
Using only a small amount of extra-lean ground beef, this chili is boosted by fiber-rich pinto beans and sweet corn to make a hearty, healthy, low fat chili.

Five Low Fat Dishes Made With Lean Ground Beef
While ground beef is not a low fat ingredient, you can still use the lean and extra-lean variety in low-fat dishes. That way, you can still get the protein and key minerals that beef offers, but with a whole lot less saturated fat and cholesterol.

Low Fat Cooking - Vegetables and Low Fat Vegetarian Recipes - Recipes for Low Fat Vegetarian Entrees and Low Fat Side Dishes
Vegetables and Vegetarian dishes are always excellent low fat choices. Eating meatless entrees can ensure we limit our intake of total and saturated fat, provided we don't smother our vegetables with cheese or creamy sauces.

Butternut Squash and Parsnip Tart
A savory tart featuring roasted butternut squash, parsnips and shallots, which makes a delicious vegetarian main dish in fall and winter.

Low Fat Chicken Sausage Recipes
Chicken sausages are much lower in fat than regular sausages, so use lean chicken sausages for some of your favorite sausage-based recipes.

Sausage Chili
Here's a sausage chili that's perfect if you're watching fat and calories, yet tasty and filling too.

Low Fat Meals for Cold Evenings
When the weather cools off in fall and winter, it's tempting to load up on fat- and calorie-dense meals. And if you're in a hurry to get dinner on the table, healthy options may also be farthest from your mind. Well, here are some weeknight recipes that manage to be both comforting and healthy.

Low Fat Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping - Planning and Shopping for Low Fat Meals
Low fat cooking requires us to plan our meals more carefully and know which ingredient substitutions to make. Interpreting food labels and educating ourselves about what we need in our pantries will help us shop for low fat foods more wisely and more efficiently.

5 Low Fat Weekday Dinners
Plan ahead and get what you need to make these five healthy, low-fat dinners for the coming week. There's plenty of variety, and the whole family will love these easy-to-make meals.

Orecchiette With Ricotta, Spinach and Fava Beans
A light, fresh spring dish of orecchiette pasta with ricotta, spinach, and fava beans. Perfect with a green salad and glass of white wine.

Low Fat Pasta, Rice and Grain Dishes
Choose one of these low-fat pasta, rice and grain dishes for dinner tonight. You'll find a number of ideas, including low-fat versions of some old favorites, and some low-fat side dishes too.

Favorite Healthy Pasta Recipes
A collection of light and delicious pasta dishes the whole family will enjoy from salads to comfort food, and featuring pastas of different shapes and sizes.

Low Fat Cooking Book Reviews - Healthy Eating Book Reviews - Diet Books
There are some great and not so great cookbooks, diet and nutrition books out there. Find out which ones are worth having.

Summer Fresh Recipes
Enjoy fresh, healthy summer foods from the farmers market rather than the fat- and carb-laden foods traditionally associated with summer eating.

Low Fat Summer Salads
A collection of low fat salads that are perfect for picnics or for light suppers on warm summer evenings.

Light Broccoli Salad (Recipe)
A lightened version of broccoli salad, featuring crunchy broccoli florets, sweet dried cranberries, red onions, celery, and a sprinkling of heart-healthy walnuts tossed in a low-fat buttermilk dressing.

Pea and Mint Salad Recipe
A sweet-tasting salad of sugar-snap peas, green peas and freshly chopped mint in a light vinaigrette.

Fat-Free Strawberry Freezer Jam Recipe
Make an easy fresh and fruity spread for your morning toast with this easy back-of-the box recipe for freezer jam. Not all pectins are the same in terms of quantities of fruit and sugar to use, and quantities will be different if you use a different kind of fruit. Nonetheless, the end result is well worth it. So, here's how to make fat-free strawberry freezer jam

Low Fat Pork With Zucchini and Tomatoes Recipe
A simple low-fat skillet supper of center-cut thin pork chops, or cutlets, with zucchini and tomatoes, which comes together in less than 15 minutes. A perfect meal for busy evenings.

Low Fat Strawberry Yogurt Popsicles (Recipe)
Enjoy a healthy and delicious frozen treat made from fresh strawberries and fat-free yogurt. These low fat strawberry popsicles make a wonderful post-barbecue treat.

How to Make Low Fat Corn on the Cob
Bring out the flavor of corn on the cob without resorting to slathering it with butter, and enjoy a succulent, low-fat sweet vegetable treat.

How to Make a Low Fat Apricot Crisp
A sweet and delicious warm dessert made with fresh apricots and an oat-based crisp topping. Serve with a scoop of frozen vanilla yogurt. or a light custard sauce.

Low Fat Pork With White Beans and Tomatoes Recipe
Pork tenderloin is about as lean a meat as you can get, apart from skinless chicken breasts. This low fat pork with white beans and tomatoes is quick, easy, and delicious.

How to Make Low-Fat Rhubarb Muffins
Wondering what to do with all that rhubarb? After making pies and compote, try some delicious rhubarb muffins, which make a great snack or picnic item.

Angel Food Cake With Strawberries & Whipped Topping Recipe
A luscious, light dessert featuring angel food cake, fat-free whipped topping and fresh strawberries. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day or July 4th.

Philadelphia Ready to Eat Cheesecake Filling
Sometimes convenience comes at a price. Philadelphia's Ready To Eat Cheesecake Filling delivers an awful lot of total and saturated fat for a rather unsatisfying product.

Hungry Girl by Lisa Lillien: Cookbook Review
Lisa Lillien, better known as Hungry Girl, is obsessed with food. She's not a nutritionist or a chef. She's just hungry. Hungry Girl brings us recipes, tips and suggestions for indulging our food cravings with fewer calories, less fat and an extra dose of fiber. Find out whether this fun book is for you.

Silicone Bakeware - Product Review
Silicone bakeware offers us a nonstick, flexible alternative to traditional metal baking pans, making it easier for us to turn out perfect muffins and cakes.

How to Make Lemon Meringue Cookies
A light, lemony cookie that's makes a great fat-free sweet treat.

Low Fat Croutons Recipe - Lose the Fat, Not the Crunch
Top your salad or soup with these low fat croutons.

Reduced Fat Chocolate Chip Muffins Recipe
Any muffins with chocolate chips in them can't be called diet muffins, but here's a sweet treat with less fat than the store-bought variety, and more fiber.

Low Fat Chicken Cacciatore Recipe
A fast weeknight supper of chicken cacciatore, or hunter's chicken, which is healthy, low fat and delicious

Low Fat Chocolate Bread Pudding Recipe
A decadent yet low-fat chocolate bread pudding the whole family will enjoy.

How to Make Low Fat Waffles - Recipe
Waffles are a favorite breakfast treat, but they're not always the healthiest of breakfast items. These low fat waffles are a healthier option. Top with non fat vanilla yogurt and fresh fruit.

Roast Pork Tenderloin With Apples & Cranberries Recipe
Here's a succulent dish of roast pork tenderloin with apples and cranberries that makes a great family meal during the holiday season or any time. Pork cooks relatively quickly, so a Sunday roast dinner can be on the table in 45 minutes.

Low Fat Shrimp Tacos Recipe
Light and delicious, these spicy shrimp tacos make a quick and easy weeknight supper.

Low-Fat Parsley Sauce Recipe
Most white sauces use butter, flour and whole milk, but this low fat parsley sauce makes use of nonfat milk and is thickened by cornstarch rather than a butter-and-flour based roux. Enjoy this delightful parsley sauce over lean white meat, fish or your favorite vegetables.

How to Make Quinoa Pilaf Recipe
A wonderfully nutritious side dish featuring quinoa, a super-grain that contains more protein than wheat, rice or millet.

Low Fat Savory Rice Recipe
A simple yet delicious savory rice dish that makes a terrific low fat side dish.

Chocolate Chip Raisin Cookie Recipe - Low Fat Cooking
A nice mix of semisweet chocolate chips, raisins and oats makes for a tasty cookie with a lot less fat than regular chocolate chip cookies.

Low Fat vs. Reduced Fat (Do They Mean the Same Thing?)
As much as food labels are supposed to help us, sometimes it is easy be confused. Does low fat mean the same as reduced fat, for example? The answer in this case is no.

Low Fat Sweet Potato Bread Recipe
A sweet and delicious fall and winter treat, this sweet potato bread will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma. Enjoy a slice of this wholesome sweet potato bread as a mid-afternoon snack, or pack a slice in your kids' lunch boxes.

How to Make Low Fat Chicken and Rice Soup
A warming, soothing low-fat chicken and rice soup that's good for body and soul.

Crockpot Beef and Butternut Squash Stew Recipe
Enjoy a hearty yet low fat crockpot beef and butternut squash stew that's simple to prepare before you leave the house in the morning, and good and ready on your return.

How to Make a Low Fat Cream of Chicken Soup Recipe
Enjoy a warming, comforting cream of chicken soup with just a fraction of the fat and calories of the regular kind. Plus, it's much lower in sodium than the canned variety.

How to Make Roasted Beet and Carrot Salad
A colorful and delicious low-fat,low-calorie salad of roasted red beets and carrots drizzled with lemon juice and seasoned with freshly ground black pepper.

How to Make Low Fat Custard Sauce Recipe
Top your low fat pies and fruit with a low fat custard sauce so you can enjoy warm, comforting desserts with a fraction of the calories.

Healthy Chilled Cucumber Soup Recipe
A wonderfully refreshing cold soup featuring cucumbers, spring onions, mint and parsley blended with thick Greek yogurt.

Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken Recipe
A simple lemon and herb roast chicken makes a nice low fat centerpiece for Sunday lunch or a holiday meal with close family. Serve with roasted new potatoes and seasonal vegetables