Low Fat Cooking Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26
Low Fat Baked Cod With Leeks Recipe
Lean white fish such as cod make a perfect base for a low fat meal. Here, the cod is cooked on a bed of leeks, tomatoes and mushrooms. simple and delicious. Enjoy this low fat cod and leeks dish with some skinny mashed potatoes, or some whole grain couscous or rice.
Oikos Organic 0% Nonfat Greek Yogurt Review
Oikos Organic 0% Fat Yogurt is smooth, thick and creamy, belying the fact that it has zero fat. Find out more about nonfat Greek yogurt and Oikos in particular in this review.
Reduced Fat Chicken and Zucchini Lasagna Recipe
This reduced-fat chicken and zucchini lasagna makes a great alternative to the usual meat-based lasagna. And using fat-free ricotta cheese, and reduced-fat shredded cheese, keeps fat calories at a minimum. If you can't find ground chicken, use 1 1/2 cups of shredded white-meat chicken instead.
Low Fat Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Recipe
A light and tasty vegetarian dish of quinoa-stuffed peppers. Filled with high-fiber, high-protein quinoa, mushrooms, onions, carrots and spinach, these peppers are a healthy and nutritious delight.
Low-Fat Tuna, Bean and Couscous Salad Recipe
A healthy salad of tuna, beans and couscous that's quick and easy to prepare.
Top 10 Winter Recipes - Low Fat Cooking
My top 10 low fat winter warmers, featuring soups, stews and pies.
Low Fat Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa is a terrific alternative to couscous and rice, and is just as versatile. Quinoa is sometimes used as a breakfast grain (though strictly, quinoa is a seed rather than a grain), but more often used in salads, pilafs and stuffings. Here are some great low fat quinoa recipes that make the most of this terrific superfood.
Low Fat Zucchini Quinoa Salad Recipe
A light yet filling salad of sauteed zucchini, garbanzo beans and quinoa form the base of this delicious and nutritious salad. Serve this zucchini quinoa salad with grilled fish, chicken or other lean meat.
Low Fat Creamy Chicken Curry Recipe
Enjoy a creamy, low fat chicken curry using strained nonfat yogurt instead of real cream. T
How to Make Healthy Banana Oatmeal Bread (Recipe)
A healthier banana bread using part whole-wheat flour and oats, and less sugar. Enjoy this banana oatmeal bread as a breakfast treat or an afternoon snack.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids: What They Are and Why We Need Them
Even if we're trying to eat low fat, it's vital to our overall health and wellbeing that we include some fat in our diet, especially unsaturated fats. In particular, it's important to include omega-3 fatty acids. Find out why, and where you can get these fats.
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup Recipe
A warm and velvety low fat butternut squash and apple soup makes a hearty and delicious autumn lunch. Serve with whole grain bread.
How to Make Low Fat Cauliflower and Cheese (Recipe)
Enjoy a creamy and delicious cauliflower and cheese with a fraction of the fat.
Low Fat Spicy Turkey Meatballs Recipe
Add a little Southwestern flair to your turkey meatballs by adding some chopped jalapeno pepper, chili and cumin seasonings, and freshly chopped cilantro.
Low Fat Marinara Sauce Recipe - Tomato Sauce
A fresh-tasting marinara sauce that's quick and easy to make. Why eat the jarred variety when it's so simple to make your own?
Low Fat Cooking - Low Fat Breakfast Recipes
Whether breakfast is lingered over or taken on the run, there are many wonderful low fat breakfast recipes to meet your needs.
Enjoy a delicious, light raspberry scone that's considerably lower in fat and calories than the coffee shop variety.
Low Fat Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
A sinful-tasting low-fat banana cake with a deliciously sweet cream-cheese frosting makes a sweet treat for any occasion.
Low-Fat Banana Mango Smoothie Recipe
Wake up with this healthy, low fat sweet treat. Chunks of frozen banana blended with fresh mango, yogurt and orange juice make this smoothie worth getting out of bed for.
How to Make Low Fat Sloppy Joes - Recipe
Sloppy Joes are a favorite meal in many households. These Sloppy Joes are made with lean ground turkey to lower the fat content, but they're no less delicious, or sloppy!
Low Fat Black Bean Veggie Burgers Recipe
Whether or not you're vegetarian, these low fat black bean burgers make a delicious alternative to hamburgers.
Balsamic Vinegar Roasted Cauliflower Recipe
Cauliflower may not be your favorite vegetable. If that's the case, then you may not have tried roasted cauliflower, which is a far cry from its boiled or steamed counterpart. Roasting brings out a nuttiness in cauliflower, which is complemented nicely by the sweetness of balsamic vinegar.
Review of Al Fresco Chicken Sausages
Al Fresco Chicken Sausages have 75% less fat than regular pork links. They're also low carb. With more than a dozen different flavors to choose from, and with no artificial preservatives or fillers, they sounded pretty good. Did they live up to their promise?
What are Skinny Mashed Potatoes?
They are made by substituting nonfat or low-fat milk or buttermilk (or fat-free broth)in place of cream, whole milk and butter.
Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Mushroom Stew (Recipe)
A easy-to-prepare winter crockpot stew featuring chicken, mushrooms and vegetables in a wine-based sauce.
How to Make Light Low Fat Lemon Pudding Cakes
A perfectly-portioned light and tangy low fat lemon dessert recipe that's perfect for a special occasion.
About Cooking and Eating Low Fat Foods
A collection of low fat recipes, articles, tips and suggestions on low fat cooking, low fat foods, and eating a low fat diet.
Low Fat Crockpot Country Chicken - Low Fat Slow Cooker Country Chicken
A tasty, low-fat crockpot chicken recipe that's loaded with vegetables. A classic one-pot meal.
Sweet Potato Fries
These low fat sweet potato fries are baked in the oven, and make a delicious low fat side dish. Or simply enjoy them on their own with a dollop of ketchup.
Low Fat Pork Dishes
From skillet chops to roasted tenderloin, you can find plenty of low fat pork dishes to choose for dinner.
Top Lean Pork Recipes
While pork is still technically a red meat, it has become known as
Slow Cooker Spicy Chicken Stew
A quick and easy low fat chicken stew to simmer in the slow cooker, with a kick.
Broiled Chicken Breasts and Tomatoes
A quick and easy recipe featuring boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cherry tomatoes, garlic and basil.
Phyllo Chicken Pot Pies
Chicken pot pie is comfort food at its best. If you want the comfort without the calories, then make these creamy, delicious chicken pot pies topped with delicate layers of phyllo pastry.
Lemon-Lime Pork Tenderloin
A tangy and succulent lemon lime pork tenderloin that's perfect for a week night meal or a special occasion. Best of all it's quick and easy to cook.
Grilled Southwest Chicken
A quick and easy southwest grilled chicken that's succulent, flavorful, and low fat.
A crunchy and refreshing low-fat vegetable salad with beans for added fiber and texture.
Sauteed Beet Greens
Why waste the perfectly nutritious greens that top bunches of beets when you can sauté them and enjoy them as a side dish?
Herbed Cornbread Stuffing
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without some delicious stuffing, but sometimes stuffing can be surprisingly high in fat. Enjoy a lower-fat cornbread stuffing to accompany your Thanksgiving or Holiday meal.
Low Fat Maple Pecan Tarts
These delightful low fat maple pecan tarts offer a taste of pecan pie without the fat and calories of a full blown slice--a perfect exercise in portion control, so long as you limit yourself to just one or two!
Butternut Squash and Farro Salad
A fabulous multi-textured fall/winter salad of butternut squash, farro, kale, toasted hazelnuts, and dried cranberries.
Low Fat Chocolate Crinkles
Chocolate crinkles are soft and delicious cookies rolled in powdered sugar before baking, which gives rise to their black and white appearance. These low fat, low calorie Crinkle cookies make wonderful holiday gifts from your kitchen.
Cranberry Orange Biscotti
Biscotti, which are twice-baked Italian hard cookies are perfect accompaniments to afternoon tea or coffee. They also make great homemade gifts from your kitchen during the holidays. Most biscotti, though not all, tend to be low fat. These cranberry orange biscotti fit the bill.
One Bowl, One Layer Low Fat Chocolate Cake
An easy one bowl, one-layer chocolate cake that's low in fat.
Low Fat Winter Vegetable Soup
For colder days, here's a warming and delicious pureed soup of winter vegetables that's thick and satisyfing.
A fragrant and delicious chickpea soup flavored with cinnamon, cumin and paprika that's high-fiber and low fat.
Asparagus and Tomato Tart
A fabulous seasonal asparagus and tomato tart made with flaky phyllo dough to keep fat and calories in check. It's perfect for an Easter brunch or a Mother's Day lunch or for any other special spring occasion.
Reduced Fat Pumpkin Biscuits
A reduced fat recipe for pumpkin biscuits, which make a nice addition to the holiday dinner table or as a breakfast item to go with a drizzle of maple syrup and some turkey bacon.
Homemade bread is delicious to eat and satisfying to make. No bread machine required!
Low Fat Blueberry Banana Bread
A healthier low in saturated fat blueberry banana bread, featuring plump blueberries, whole wheat pastry flour, and a small amount of oil instead of butter.
Low Fat Apple and Date Muffins
It's easy to make lower fat muffins without compromising on flavor and texture.These apple and date muffins are moist, tender and delicious.
Low Fat Blueberry Pancakes
Quick, easy, and so much better than boxed pancake mix, these homemade low fat blueberry pancakes make a perfect weekend breakfast treat.
White Bean Dip
A healthy white bean dip for all your party needs.
Marinated Beet Salad
A delicious and nutritious salad of beets marinated in a vinaigrette.
Low Fat Green Bean Salad
An easy, healthy green bean salad, with just the right amount of crunch.
The Best Low Fat Berry Recipes
Berries are a perfect low-fat food. In season, they're as sweet as any candy, and as tempting, too. So here are some ways to use your bounty of berries from your local farmers market or grocery store.
How Much Total Solid Fat Should We Eat?
Whether or not you are following a low fat diet, this is an important question. The government's new dietary guidelines provide some insight.
In Praise of Indoor Grills
For a fast, healthy, low fat way to cook, try an indoor grill. It's perfect for grilling chicken, fish and vegetables. Here's the story of my first indoor grill.
What Does It Mean To Eat Low Fat?
What do we mean by eatling low fat? Is there a magic number or percentage of daily calories. there's certainly a range that we should aim for, and not exceed. At the same time, we should also be aware that fat is a necessary nutrient, so we should spend our fat calories wisely.
Healthy Eating on the Road
Sticking to a healthy eating plan while traveling poses a huge challenge. After all, airports, rest stops, garages and diners are hardly known for their healthy fare. That said, it is possible to find healthier, low-fat options. Here's how.
Roasted Cod with Zucchini, Tomatoes and Mint
A quick and easy recipe of cod with sliced zucchini, fresh mint and grape tomatoes. PErfect for spring and summer.
Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Potato Stew - How to Make Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and Potato Stew
A hearty and warming low fat chicken and potato crockpot meal that will satisfy the hungriest family members
Turkey Apple Patties - How to Make Turkey and Apple Patties
Savory-sweet turkey apple patties make an ideal breakfast or brunch meat in place of higher fat sausage patties. They are delicious in a toasted English muffin, too.
Pumpkin Apple Muffins - How to Make Low Fat Pumpkin Apple Muffins
A delicious, moist pumpkin apple muffin that's perfect for a grab and go breakfast, or as a mid-morning snack.
Low Fat Pumpkin Waffles
A hearty yet low fat pumpkin waffle recipe for cold fall and winter mornings, or for a leisurely weekend fall brunch.
Low Fat Beef Enchiladas
Extra-lean ground beef helps make these enchiladas low in saturated fat. Using reduced-fat cheese and 98% fat-free flour tortillas helps reduce the fat and calorie count even more.
Low Fat Beef and Bean Bake
An easy, low fat dish made with layers of corn tortillas filled with extra-lean ground beef, tomatoes and pinto beans, with a sprinkling of reduced fat cheese on top.
Low Fat Southwestern Style Lasagna Recipe
Add some spice to your lasagna and make this low fat Southwestern version tonight. It's an ideal supper on a cold winter's night or for taking to a potluck.
Low Fat Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew - How to Make Sweet Potato and Lentil Stew
A highly nutritious and delicious stew made with lentils, sweet potatoes and chicken. Plenty of fiber; plenty of protein; very little fat.
Glazed Lemon Chicken
This tangy low fat lemon chicken dish is quick and easy to prepare, making it an ideal supper any night of the week, and a recipe you can bake in the oven, cook on the grill or under the broiler.
Southwestern Chicken Salad
A simple, low fat chicken salad with a southwestern kick. Perfect as a salad on top of spinach leaves or as a tasty sandwich or wrap filling.
Low Fat Apple Brown Betty - How to Make a Low Fat Apple Brown Betty
This low fat apple brown betty is healthier, low-fat version of an old favorite dessert.
Low Fat Crockpot Beef and Sweet Potato Stew
A warming, low fat beef and sweet potato stew slow-cooked to perfection in your crockpot while you're at work or out all day running errands.
Easy Low Fat Crockpot Chicken Chili - How to Make Low Fat Crockpot Chicken Chili
A very simple low fat recipe for crockpot chicken chili.
Low Fat Sausage and Mushroom Brunch Casserole - How to Make a Low Fat Sausage and Mushroom Casserole
A delicious low fat sausage and mushroom brunch casserole that's perfect for Easter, Mother's Day or any special occasion with family and friends.
Low Fat Chicken and Root Vegetable Stew
A low fat chicken and root vegetable stew that's perfect for fall and winter. Enjoy with whole grain rice or couscous.
Chunky Applesauce - Homemade Chunky Applesauce
Homemade applesauce is hard to beat. You can adjust the sweetness and texture, and decide if you want to add a little spice. Perfect as a topping for waffles and pancakes, or as an accompaniment to pork, there's always a reason to have applesauce on hand.
A lower fat Persian chicken dish featuring skinless, chicken thighs cooked in a pomegranate and walnut sauce.
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Roasted pumpkin seeds are the perfect low cholesterol, low-saturated-fat snack for Halloween. These roasted pumpkin seeds are sweetened with a sprinkling of brown sugar and cinnamon.
Low Fat Butternut Squash and Pear Soup
A golden, velvety low-fat butternut squash and pear soup with just a mild hint of spice to complement the soup's inherent sweetness. Perfect for fall or winter.
Low Fat Sweet Potato and Apple Soup
A lovely low-fat fall soup that's sweet and mildly spicy at the same time. Enjoy with some crusty whole grain bread.
Low Fat Baked Zesty Tilapia
Tilapia fillets baked with cumin, black pepper and Mexican-style tomatoes.
Lemon-Herb Fish Kebabs
Chunks of firm white fish, such as cod or halibut, marinated in lemon and herbs, then threaded on to skewers for grilling or broiling.
Low Fat Lemon Flounder
Low fat fish like flounder or sole are perfect dinner choices if you're watching your intake of fat. This baked flounder dish is quick and easy to prepare, and a good choice any night of the week.
Low Fat Cajun Shrimp Kebabs
Lean shrimp marinated in a spicy Cajun dressing and grilled or broiled on skewers.
Pepper Crusted Cod
Pepper crusted cod is a healthy fish dish that makes a delicious supper any night of the week. If you are eating a low fat diet, note that the oil used in the dressing is the heart-healthy kind.
Spring Salmon Salad
Loaded with crunchy vegetables, and a good dose of Omega-3 fatty acids, this salmon salad delivers plenty of nutritional punch.
Low Fat Shrimp with Angel Hair Pasta
A quick and easy low fat shrimp and angel hair pasta dish. Perfect for those nights when you're in a hurry.
Low Fat Shrimp Fajitas
Low fat shrimp fajitas make a nice change from the usual chicken or beef fajita filling. Top with fat-free sour cream, some salsa and even some heart-healthy avocado.
Low Fat Shrimp and Tomato Spaghetti
If you're looking for a quick and easy low fat dinner recipe, try this shrimp and tomato sauce with some whole wheat spaghetti.
Sole With Asparagus and Potatoes
A wonderful low fat fish recipe featuring asparagus spears rolled in sole fillets, and baked on a bed of sliced potatoes.
Tuna and Pasta Salad
This light tuna pasta salad makes a great low fat lunch or supper dish for the whole family.
Fat Free Blueberry Sorbet - How to Make Fat-Free Blueberry Sorbet
Nothing beats a refreshing sorbet on a hot summer's day. This intensely colored blueberry sorbet makes the most of in-season blueberries, but you can substitute frozen blueberries when you want to make this fat-free treat any time of the year.
Low Fat Eton Mess - How to Make Low Fat Eton Mess
Eton Mess is a classic English dessert featuring strawberries, whipped cream and meringue. This version replaces the cream with fat-free Greek yogurt, which is naturally thick and creamy. You could use fat-free whipped topping, but the yogurt is healthier.
Nectarine and Berry Fruit Salad - How to Make a Nectarine and Berry Fruit Salad
A simple fruit salad of nectarines with fresh berries, drizzled with a honey citrus dressing and garnished with chopped mint.
Low Fat Purple Popsicles- Low Fat Blueberry Popsicles
These intensely purple popsicles are a fruit- and yogurt-filled delight. Best of all, they're practically fat-free.
Low Fat Roasted Peaches - How to Make Low Fat Roasted Peaches
Look no further than your fruit bowl for this simple yet delicious low-fat roasted peaches dessert.
Low Fat Bread Stuffing
Enjoy this lower fat stuffing with your holiday meal. Using turkey sausage, mushrooms and herbs, this bread stuffing makes a perfect accompaniment to your low fat Thanksgiving dinner.
Spiced Cranberry Orange Sauce
Turkey and cranberries make a perfect pair. So add some spice to your low fat Thanksgiving meal with this fresh take on cranberry orange sauce.
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Garlic mashed potatoes can be creamy and flavorful without all that butter and cream. Try this version for your holiday table, or as a side dish for any occasion.
Low Fat Pumpkin Pie
This low fat pumpkin pie uses phyllo dough for the crust, and either egg whites or egg substitute in the pie filling. This means you can enjoy all the flavor of pumpkin pie without all the fat.
Low Fat Turkey Gravy
Using defatted pan juices, fat free chicken broth, plus a splash of wine, this low fat turkey gravy has plenty of flavor. Try it with your holiday turkey and mashed potatoes this year.
Low Fat Italian Vegetable Soup
A flavorful low-fat Italian vegetable soup featuring carrots, onions, zucchini, tomatoes, green beans and cannellini beans.
Red Lentil and Tomato Soup
This colorful low fat red lentil and tomato soup makes a nice lunch or a first course for an evening meal.
Low Fat Pea and Mint Soup
Serve this delightful low fat pea and mint soup at Easter or as a light spring lunch. In the summer, serve this soup chilled witha tablespoon of low fat sour cream or yogurt on top.
PBJ and Banana Sandwich
Peanut Butter and Jelly is a classic American sandwich, but have you tried a pbj and banana sandwich? It's kid-pleaser, of course, and adds an extra nutritional punch to this energy-giving sandwich.
Low Fat Tomato, Kale and White Bean Soup
A healthy, high-fiber low-fat tomato, kale and white bean soup.
Low Fat Tuna Salad Sandwich
A low fat tuna sandwich that manges to be crunchy, tangy and creamy all at the same time
Low Fat Turkey Soup
A quick and easy low fat turkey soup; perfect for using those leftovers after Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Low Fat Yogurt Chicken Wrap
Here's just one of countless ways you can make a nutritious and filling low-fat lunch. This yogurt chicken wrap is a great way to use leftover chicken, although I happily poach chicken breasts especially for this kind of recipe.
Low Fat Beef and Black Bean Chili
A low fat beef and black bean chili that's hearty enough for any appetite. Filled with extra-lean ground beef, black beans, and plenty of vegetables, this low fat chili can be enjoyed on its own, over a small baked potato, or with a side of whole grain rice.
Low Fat Crockpot Beef and Black Bean Stew - Low Fat Slow Cooker Beef and Black Bean Stew
Use lean stewing beef in this spicy fall and winter stew. Slow cooking this low fat stew means the beef will be fork tender.
Herbed Pork Tenderloin
Now that pork tenderloin is about as lean as white-meat chicken, you can enjoy this herbed pork tenderloin as part of your low-fat lifestyle.
Low Fat Crockpot Pork and Sweet Potato Stew
A lean and delicious crockpot pork and sweet potato stew that will fill you up on a cold fall or winter's day.
Spice-Rubbed Pork Chops
Enjoy lean pork loin chops flavored with a home-made dry spice rub.
Low Fat Tamale Pie Recipe - How to Make Low Fat Tamale Pie
Here's a low fat tamale pie that uses extra-lean ground beef and reduced-fat cheese instead of regular versions. The end result is still a delicious and satisfying Mexican-style pie.
Low Fat Matzo Balls
Try these low fat matzo balls for your chicken soup at Passover, or any other time you want Jewish comfort food. Use egg whites and replace the schmaltz (chicken fat) with healthier canola oil.
Asian Chicken Noodle Salad
This terrific nutritious Asian-style lunch or supper dish combines chicken and noodles with a spicy peanut butter sauce that is both heart healthy and delicious.
Low Fat Fettuccine Alfredo
Low fat Fettuccine Alfredo? This creamy low fat pasta dish makes a satisfying supper.
Light and Creamy Mushroom Lasagna Recipe
A light yet creamy meatless lasagna filled with mushrooms, low-fat ricotta cheese, spinach, and tomato sauce, makes a welcome meal for a crowd.
Low Fat Shrimp Pasta Salad - Shrimp Pasta Salad - Low Fat Pasta Salad with Shrimp
A creamy yet low fat shrimp pasta salad, using cooked shrimp, rotini pasta and vegetables. This shrimp pasta salad makes a terrific lunch or picnic dish.
Low Fat Lemon-Cilantro Quinoa
A flavorful side dish of quinoa, accented with fresh lemon juice and cilantro.
Low Fat Mexican Rice and Beans
An easy low fat side dish of Mexican-style rice and beans
Spaghetti with Fresh Tomatoes
A low fat spaghetti and tomatoes dish that's quick and easy to prepare, and perfect for a simple summer supper.
Low Fat Zesty Rice and Bean Salad
Here's a delicious, nutritious low fat salad of whole-grain rice and beans with cilantro, jalapenos, tomatoes and a generous squeeze of lime juice. Enjoy this low fat zesty rice and bean salad with some chicken.
Low Fat Rhubarb Bread Pudding
A low-fat rhubarb bread pudding that can serve as a dessert or as a delightful brunch recipe. Using fat-free half and half adds creaminess without the fat calories, and whole-wheat bread adds a little fiber to this fabulous sweet treat.
Low Fat Pumpkin Bread Pudding - How to Make Low Fat Pumpkin Bread Pudding
This pumpkin bread pudding definitely falls into the category of comfort desserts. While this bread pudding is undoubtedly filling and satisfying, it also happens to be low fat.
Easy Low Fat Vanilla Pudding
A quick and easy low fat vanilla pudding made with nonfat milk. Top this low fat sweet treat with your favorite berries.
Avocado, Bean and Corn Salsa
A fresh salsa featuring heart-healthy avocado, kidney beans, corn, tomato and red onion.
Low Fat Chicken and Apple Salad
A tangy, succulent low fat chicken and apple salad featuring chunks of chicken breast, crunchy celery and apple, and raisins in a mildly spiced yogurt-based dressing.
Low Fat Chick Pea and Tomato Salad
A low-fat salad made with nutty-tasting chick peas (garbanzo beans) combined with tomatoes, green onions and mint in a lemon-vinaigrette dressing.
Low Fat Cucumber Salad
A cool, refreshing cucumber salad made with English cucumbers, strained fat-free Greek yogurt and fresh mint
Low Fat Curried Chicken Salad
Fat-free mayonnaise and plain non-fat yogurt form the creamy base to this low fat curried chicken salad.
Low Fat Curried Quinoa and Peas
Low fat curried quinoa and peas makes a terrific side dish or salad to serve alongside your favorite broiled or grilled lean meat or fish dish.
Low Fat Quinoa Salad
Quinoa may be a recent addition to our grocery stores but it's actually an ancient food relied upon by the Incas. Quinoa, though thought of as a grain, is actually a seed. It's an excellent source of protein, iron and many other vitamins and minerals. Enjoy this low fat quinoa salad as a great side dish or lunch.
Low Fat Summer Chicken and Pasta Salad - How to Make a Low Fat Chicken and Pasta Salad
Light yet filling, this summer chicken and pasta salad is perfect for warm summer evenings.
Low Fat Tuna Rice Salad Recipe
A tasty low fat Tuna and Rice Salad that would make a great picnic salad or a light lunch on the go.
Low Fat Tuna and Shell Pasta Salad
Chunk light tuna, pasta shells, cherry tomatoes, artichokes, peppers, celery and red onion are the mainstays in this nutritious, low fat salad.
Low Fat Slow-Cooked Beef Stew
A rich lean beef stew that's slow cooked to perfection, allowing the beef to become meltingly tender, and the flavors to intensify.
Low Fat Fruit Studded Soda Bread - How to Make Low Fat Fruit Studded Soda Bread
Traditional Irish Soda Bread is made with flour, salt, baking soda, and buttermilk; and that's it. Pure and simple. But for a sweeter variation of soda bread, try this one, packed with raisins, and a hint of orange zest.
Low Fat Cranberry Apple Stuffing - How to make Low Fat Cranberry Apple Stuffing - Stuffing Muffins
Low fat cranberry apple stuffing with a little built-in portion control.
Cranberry Apple Sauce
Here's a delicious variation on cranberry sauce, pairing fresh cranberries with apples.
Reduced Fat Pumpkin Cheesecake
A slimmed-down version of pumpkin cheesecake so that you can enjoy all the flavor with a fraction of the fat.
Sautéed Green Beans
A low fat alternative to green bean casserole, these sautéed green beans would make a nice side dish at your Thanksgiving table.
Low Fat Turkey Meatballs and Spaghetti
This low fat version of a classic Italian dish substitutes extra lean turkey for the beef or pork. Enjoy low fat meatballs and spaghetti any time.
Low Fat Acorn Squash and Apple Soup - How to make Acorn Squash and Apple Soup
Acorn squash and apple soup is a rich and satisfying low-fat fall soup. Enjoy this slightly sweet soup with some crusty whole grain bread.
Roasted Beet and Carrot Soup
This low fat Roasted Beet and Carrot soup combines the earthiness of golden beets and the natural sweetness, enhanced by roasting, of carrots.
Butternut, Apple and Sweet Potato Soup - How to Make Butternut, Apple and Sweet Potato Soup
A sweet and savory fall soup filled with low fat goodness, this butternut, apple and sweet potato soup makes a great autumn lunch.
Low Fat Fall Harvest Soup - How to Make a Low Fat Fall Harvest Soup
This fall harvest soup is a delicious medley of Autumn fruit and vegetables, which make a thick and delicious soup for the coldest of days.
Fat Free Creme Brulee
A fat free Crème Brûlée that uses nonfat Greek yogurt instead of cream and eggs. It also hides a little fruity surprise.
Low Fat Meringue Nests with Strawberries
Individual meringues topped with fat-free or lite whipped topping and sliced strawberries. Perfect for Valentine's Day or as a summertime treat.
Low Fat Cream of Asparagus Soup
If you're looking for low fat asparagus recipes, try this low fat cream of asparagus soup, using fat-free sour cream and potato instead of heavy cream. For a vegetarian version, substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
Bean and Vegetable Stew
A hearty, low fat bean and vegetable stew that makes a great winter meal.
Colcannon - How to Make Colcannon
Colcannon, an Irish dish made with cabbage or kale and mashed potatoes, makes a great side dish on St. Patrick's Day. This low fat colcannon omits butter and cream, using fat free milk and fat free cream cheese instead.
Farfalle with Asparagus and Cherry Tomatoes
Serve this low fat vegetarian bow-tie (farfalle) pasta dish with fresh asparagus and sweet cherry tomatoes when you need to make an elegant spring supper in under 30 minutes.
Low Fat Roasted New Potatoes
Serve some low fat roasted new potatoes with a Sunday lunch or holiday meal. Using just a little heart-healthy olive oil is enough to make great roasted potatoes.
Fat Free Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Cookies
These fat free Chocolate Peppermint Meringue Cookies are one holiday cookie you don't have to feel guilty about. They're fat free and low carb.
Cranberry Orange Bread
Ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, this low fat sweet treat makes a perfect holiday snack.
Low Fat Crispy Rice Cereal Holiday Treats - Low Fat Rice Krispie Treats - Low Fat Holiday Cookies
These crispy rice treats are loved by most kids (and adults). Add a holiday twist by using cookie cutters and some colored food gel and sprinkles.
This deliciously moist and tangy fruitcake makes a great low fat Christmas cake. If you want to cut the fat completely, omit the walnuts and add a little more fruit to compensate.
Low Fat Gingerbread Men
Help yourself to one of these low fat gingerbread men. By reducing the amount of butter and replacing it with applesauce, these low fat holiday cookies are a perfect treat for kids and grown-ups alike.
Honey Glazed Ham
Enjoy this delicious honey-glazed ham at your low fat holiday table. Remember to trim the fat, and allow 3 ounces of ham per person.
Low Fat Eggnog
If you're trying to follow a low fat diet, it's hard to pass up eggnog during the holidays. This low fat eggnog means you don't have to. Enjoy it with alcohol or without.
Sweet Potato and Squash Soup
Serve this warming low fat soup during the holidays. It's ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, or any time during fall and winter.
Low Fat Thumbprint Cookies - How to make Low-Fat Thumbprint Cookies
Cute little thumbprint cookies are irresistible, especially during the holidays. Most cookie recipes involve a lot of butter and eggs. This recipe calls for just a 1/4 cup of butter and only one egg. I like to fill these thumbprint cookies with raspberry preserves, but feel free to use your favorite kind.
Winter Fruit Salad
This citrus-based winter fruit salad combines two different kinds of orange and two kinds of grapefruit together with star fruit and jewel-like pomegranate seeds.
Manhattan Clam Chowder - How to Make Low Fat Clam Chowder
A quick and easy Manhattan-style clam chowder made with a tomato broth base.
Low Fat Chicken Posole - How to Make Low Fat Chicken Posole
Low fat Chicken Posole is a Mexican-style soup featuring chicken, hominy, peppers, onions, and spices.
Low Fat Chicken, Rice and Bean Soup Recipe - How to Make Chicken, Rice and Bean Soup
A hearty and delicious low-fat chicken, rice and bean soup that's perfect for fall and winter.
Low Fat Zucchini Soup
A perfect late-summer, early fall soup made from some of that abundant zucchini you might want to use up. This low fat zucchini soup is flavored with curry powder for a little added spice.
Low Fat Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Flavorful, low fat Asian-style lettuce wraps filled with extra-lean ground chicken and vegetables complete with a savory Asian dipping sauce.
Low Fat Apricot Chicken Recipe - How to Make Low Fat Apricot Chicken
Tasty, succulent low-fat Apricot Chicken breasts are perfect for busy weeknights. Enjoy this low-fat dish with your favorite vegetables.
Low Fat Asian Crockpot Chicken
An easy low fat, Asian-style crockpot chicken that takes moments to prepare in the morning and is ready and waiting on your return in the evening.
Low Fat Blackened Chicken
No more ho-hum chicken. These succulent blackened chicken breasts have a Cajun-style kick.
Low-Fat Recipes - Chicken and Asparagus Stir-Fry
Need a fast, low fat recipe for dinner? Try this quick and easy low fat chicken and asparagus stir-fry.
Chicken with Apples
Sautéed chicken breasts with apples and apple cider.
Low Fat Barbecued Chicken
Use skinless chicken breasts and enjoy tangy low fat barbecued chicken.
Low Fat Chicken Dopiaza
This low fat Chicken Dopiaza is loosely based on an Indian dish that traditionally uses onions fried in ghee (clarified butter) or oil. This low fat version still features onions, and plenty of them, but uses just a small amount of oil. A wonderful blend of aromatic spices makes this chicken dish one you'll want to try over and over.
Low Fat Chicken Paprikash
This delicious, warming low fat Chicken Paprikash is lightened by using reduced fat sour cream, and in a smaller amount than the regular dish.
Low Fat Chicken, Kale and White Bean Stew
A hearty and nutritious low fat stew made with skinless chicken breasts, kale, white beans and tomatoes. A great dish for a cold day.
Low Fat Chicken and Mushroom Meatballs - How to Make Low Fat Chicken and Mushroom Meatballs
A low fat alternative to regular meatballs, these chicken and mushroom meatballs are light and delicious. Serve with your favorite low-fat marinara sauce.
Low Fat Chicken Nuggets
Try some tasty low fat chicken nuggets for a change. These nuggets are baked, not fried, which is why they are a great low fat alternative to regular fast-food nuggets. Serve with low fat or fat free sauce on the side.
Low Fat Chicken Pot Pie
A creamy, low fat chicken pot pie with white-meat chicken, mixed vegetables, and a biscuit crust.
Put some flavored low fat chicken sausages to good use with this tangy stir-fry. It's quick and easy to make.
Low Fat Crockpot Chicken Curry - Low Fat Slow Cooker Chicken Curry
A mild and creamy low fat crockpot chicken curry.
Herbed Roast Chicken Recipe - Easy Recipe for Herbed Roast Chicken
A succulent herbed roast chicken for all occasions.
Reduced Fat Italian Chicken in Foil - Quick and Easy Reduced Fat Italian Chicken
A quick and tasty reduced fat Italian Chicken in Foil. Enjoy this lighter chicken dish with whole grain rice.
Low Fat Mediterranean Pizza
Chopped cooked chicken, sliced olives, artichoke hearts and roasted red peppers on a whole wheat pizza base with tomato sauce, and topped with reduced-fat cheese.
Low Fat Mexican Chicken Bake
A low fat Mexican chicken bake featuring shredded cooked chicken in a spicy tomato sauce, sandwiched between two corn tortillas, and topped with reduced fat cheese.
Low Fat Middle Eastern Chicken - How to Make Low Fat Middle Eastern Chicken
With no added fat, this Middle Eastern Chicken recipe, which uses skinless chicken breasts, makes a great low-fat, nutritious supper that's perfect for any night of the week.
Penne with Chicken and Asparagus
This fast, low fat recipe for chicken and asparagus with penne is simple to prepare on a busy weeknight.
Sautéed Chicken with Mushroom Sauce
Sautéed chicken with a creamy mushroom sauce makes a simple yet elegant low fat dinner. It's also quick and easy to prepare.
Low Fat Savory Chicken Breasts - How to Make Low Fat Savory Chicken Breasts
These low fat savory chicken breasts are perfect for the broiler or grill.
Low Fat Spicy Roast Chicken Breasts - How to make Low Fat Spicy Roast Chicken Breasts
Succulent and delicious spicy roast chicken breasts cooked on a bed of onions and red peppers. A flavorful, easy-to-make low-fat supper.
Low Fat Thai Chicken Curry
This aromatic, low fat chicken curry dish uses coconut milk as its base. The reduced fat, or lite, version keeps the calorie and fat count down without compromising flavor.
Low Fat WhiteTurkey Chili - How to Make Low Fat White Turkey Chili
A hearty, delicious low fat white turkey chili featuring 93% fat-free ground turkey, cannellini beans and sweet corn. Serve with whole grain rice or baked tortilla chips and a little shredded reduced fat cheese.
Potato Topped Chicken Pot Pie - How to make Low Fat Chicken Pot Pie
Here's a creamy and delicious potato-topped chicken pot pie that makes a great low fat comfort dish.
Pork with Cabbage and Apples
Lean and succulent pork chops with cabbage and apples simmered in apple cider and cider vinegar, making a falvorful, low fat fall or winter dish.
Pork with Mushrooms in Mustard Sauce
A flavorful and delicious pork tenderloin recipe featuring pork medallions, mushrooms, shallots in a tangy mustard sauce.
Low Fat Savory Spring Bread Pudding - How to Make a Low Fat Savory Bread Pudding
Make the most of spring vegetables in this savory bread pudding, which makes an ideal brunch, lunch or supper at Easter or any time in the spring.
Light Asparagus Strata - How to Make a Light Asparagus Strata
This asparagus strata is lighter version of a delicious but notoriously high fat breakfast and brunch dish.
Low Fat Lemon Ginger Shrimp - How to Make Low Fat Lemon Ginger Shrimp
A quick and easy low fat lemon ginger shrimp recipe that's perfect served over whole grain pasta or served warm over a bed of salad greens.
Cod with Zucchini, Mushrooms and Tomato Sauce
A simple, low fat dinner with cod fillets topped with sautéed mushrooms and zucchini with a tomato sauce.
Low Fat Fish Chowder
A wonderfully filling low fat fish chowder made with sole fillets, red potatoes, broccoli, leeks and mushrooms.
Low Fat Baked Fish with Spinach and Tomatoes
A super-easy low fat baked fish dish with spinach and tomatoes, making this a highly nutritious one-dish supper.
Halibut with Asparagus, Tomatoes and Rosemary
An easy, colorful low fat halibut recipe using fresh asparagus, sweet cherry tomatoes and sprigs of rosemary.
Low Fat Oven-Poached Fish
A simple, low fat oven-poached fish, featuring a white fish such as cod, leeks and broccoli, and topped with a sprinkling of reduced fat cheese.
Roasted Spice-Rubbed Salmon
Salmon is full of important nutrients, including omega-3 fatty acids, which our bodies need but can't manufacture. Enjoy this roasted spice-rubbed salmon with any low-fat side dishes of your choice.
Broiled Salmon With Lemon Sauce
A simple, flavorful salmon with lemon sauce that's healthy and nutritious; and don't worry, the fat is the heart-healthy kind.
Low Fat Savory Roasted Cod - How to Make Healthy Savory Cod
A quick and easy fish recipe featuring cod fillets topped with a little chopped reduced-fat bacon, scallions and grape tomatoes, and drizzled in a balsamic dressing.
Skinny Fish and Chips - How to Make Low Fat, Low Calorie Fish and Chips
Fish and chips needn't be a high-fat, high-calorie deep-fried meal. In fact, it can be quite healthful. Here's the skinny on low-fat, low-calorie fish and chips.
Low Fat Spicy Red Snapper
Ideal as a low fat or low carb dish, these broiled red snapper fillets are marinated in a lemon-lime vinaigrette with cajun seasoning.
Poached Eggs With Asparagus - How to Make Poached Eggs With Asparagus
A delightful and delicious combination of crisp yet tender asparagus topped with a poached egg.
Blueberry Buttermilk Cake - How to make Light Blueberry Buttermilk Cake
A light, tender buttermilk cake topped with juicy, ripe blueberries
Lemon Angel Food Cakes - How to Make Lemon Angel Food Cakes
Low fat and low calorie, these delightfully portioned angel food cakes are perfect for dessert with fresh berries and a drizzle of chocolate syrup or as little cakes drizzled with some lemon icing.
Strawberry Muffins - How to make Low Fat Strawberry Muffins
A not-too-sweet strawberry muffin with sliced fresh strawberries that makes a perfectly portioned snack or breakfast option.
Low Fat Apricot-Ginger Muffins
Delicious, low fat Apricot-Ginger Muffins, pairing the sweetness of apricot preserves with the spiciness of ginger.
Indulge your sweet tooth with this delicious low fat banana bread recipe.
Low Fat Fudge Brownies
These low fat brownies are dense and fudgy, making a wonderfully chocolatey treat. Enjoy these while they are still warm with a glass of cold, fat free milk.
Low Fat Lemon Bars
Sweet yet tart, these low fat lemon bars are a luscious treat. Next to chocolate, these make a perfect sweet indulgence, only with less fat and fewer calories.
These low fat oatbran muffins are perfect for a quick breakfast or as a mid-morning snack.
Low Fat Pear Muffins
Low fat muffins featuring chunks of Bartlett pear, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
Easy Low Fat Pumpkin Cake - How to Make a Low Fat Pumpkin Cake
Here's a quick and easy low-fat pumpkin cake that makes used of yellow cake mix but adds almost no fat, but plenty of delicious pumpkin favor for a great seasonal sweet treat.
Low Fat Pumpkin Squares - How to Make Low Fat Pumpkin Squares
These little pumpkin squares are light and airy, and belie the fact that they're low fat. Add a little bit of decadence with a sprinkling of mini chocolate chips.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins
For a healthy morning snack, or if you're grabbing breakfast on the run, try these delicious low fat pumpkin oatmeal muffins.
Low Fat Raspberry Orange Muffins
Who can resist warm muffins fresh from the oven? These low fat raspberry orange muffins are a great way to start your day. Simple to make, these low fat muffins can be made in a jiffy.
Low Fat Blueberry Coffee Cake - How to make a Low Fat Blueberry Coffee Cake
Low Fat Blueberry Coffee Cake. Low Fat Cooking.
Chunks of fresh fruit on bamboo skewers with a fat-free vanilla yogurt dip.
Low Fat Stuffed Acorn Squash
Enjoy a hearty stuffed acorn squash for a great fall or winter dinner. It's low in fat, high in fiber and full of important vitamins and minerals, including vitamins A and C, and potassium.
Low Fat Baked Pumpkin Pasta - How to Make Low Fat Baked Pumpkin Pasta
Here's a great low fat vegetarian dish of baked pumpkin pasta, using penne pasta, pumpkin puree, part-skim ricotta cheese, zucchini, and a subtle blend of herbs.
Low Fat Vegetable and Polenta Casserole - How to Make Vegetable Polenta Casserole
This low fat vegetable polenta casserole makes a delicious and filling vegetarian meal. Rather like a lasagna, except using sliced polenta from a tube instead of lasagna noodles, this recipe would be a good choice if you need to eat gluten free--though always check food labels to make sure other ingredients, such as the marinara sauce, are gluten free.
Low Fat Vegetable Curry
A highly nutritious low fat vegetable curry that's hearty and filling.
Chickpea Patties With Lemon-Yogurt Dressing – Recipe
These chickpea patties are a nice meatless alternative to burgers. They're low fat, high fiber and taste delicious. Enjoy these low fat chickpea patties in a whole wheat pita or flatbread, or with a small green salad.
Low Fat Black Bean Chipotle Chili - How to Make Low Fat Vegetarian Chipotle Black Bean Chili
A smoky and delicious low fat black bean chipotle chili makes a great game day meal. Although this chili is vegetarian, it no less hearty. Enjoy this black bean chipotle chili with a square of corn bread.
Roasted Zucchini and Tomato Sauce - Low Fat Zucchini and Tomato Sauce
A tomato sauce with roasted zucchini that's made for pasta.
Low Fat Baked Blueberry French Toast
This low fat blueberry french toast shaves fat and calories by using liquid egg substitute and nonfat milk. Be sure to use whole grain bread for an extra-nutritional boost.
Low Fat Banana Pancakes - How to make Low Fat Banana Pancakes
Enjoy these low fat banana pancakes hot off the griddle with some warmed maple syrup and sliced bananas.
Try this tasty and filling low fat breakfast to get you going in the morning. This heart-healthy apple oatmeal will fill you up until lunchtime.
Low Fat Asparagus Frittata
A frittata is essentially an open-faced omelet, which is often finished under the broiler. Enjoy this low fat asparagus frittata on a special occasion such as an Easter or Mother's Day brunch.
Low Fat Berry Pancakes
Rise and shine with these wholesome low fat berry pancakes. Serve with extra fruit and some low fat vanilla yogurt on the side.
Using fresh or frozen berries, this delicious low fat fruit smoothie will give you great start to your day.
Black Bean Soup
Whip up this delicious low fat black bean soup in no time at all. A dollop of low fat or fat-free sour cream and some chopped cilantro finish this off nicely.
Easy One-Bowl Low Fat Breakfast Cookies - Low Fat Breakfast Cookies
Cookies for breakfast? These low fat cookies are a little like muffins. Full of whole-grain goodness and low in fat, these little cookies make a great little breakfast on the go.
Low Fat Chocolate Cherry Smoothie Recipe - How to Make a Low Fat Chocolate Cherry Smoothie
Chocolate and cherries go together very well, so here's a terrific low-fat chocolate cherry smoothie to give you an energy boost.
Scrambled Eggs With Smoked Salmon - Lower Fat
Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon makes a wonderful breakfast treat. You can lower the calories, fat and cholesterol by using just one whole egg and two egg whites per person. If you prefer, use an equivalent amount of egg substitute (1/2 cup per person), which will make this a truly low fat egg breakfast.
Low-Fat Fruit and Granola Bar Recipe
Make your own low fat granola bars and you may never buy the packaged ones again. Sweet and delicious, these wholesome fruit and oat granola bars make a great breakfast bar or sweet treat for your child's lunch box.
Low Fat Herbed Zucchini and Mushroom Frittata
A frittata is basically an open-faced omelet. Try this low fat herbed Zucchini and Mushroom Frittata, which uses egg substitute as its base.
Low Fat Huevos Rancheros Wraps- How to Make Low Fat Huevos Rancheros
A low fat breakfast burrito of Mexican-style eggs, or huevos rancheros.
Quick and Easy Low Fat Breakfast Wrap
Make this quick and easy low fat breakfast wrap in less than five minutes--perfect for a warm and nutritious start to a busy day.
Low Fat Spinach and Mushroom Frittata
A low-fat spinach and mushroom frittata made with liquid egg substitute, spinach, mushrooms and sliced tomatoes, and topped with reduced-fat cheese
Low Fat Strawberry-Mango Buttermilk Smoothie
This low fat strawberry-mango buttermilk smoothie is a healthy and delicious way to start your day.
Low Fat Yogurt-Granola Parfait
Ditch the doughnut and start your day with low fat, energy-boosting yogurt-granola parfait.
Low Fat Peach Melba Smoothie - How to Make a Low Fat Peach Melba Smoothie
A refreshing and delicious low fat peach melba smoothie made with peaches, yogurt and raspberries
A perfect low fat fall and winter dessert, using tart apples, dried cranberries or raisins and chopped heart-healthy walnuts.
Baked Pears with Cranberries and Walnuts
Baked pears with dried cranberries, walnuts and drizzled with pomegranate juice, making a warming, low fat seasonal dessert
Low Fat Berry Pavlova - How to Make a Low Fat Berry Pavlova
A heavenly low fat dessert featuring fresh summer berries on a cloud of whipped topping and meringue.
Broiled Nectarines with Brown Sugar and Sour Cream
A simple and delicious summer dessert of broiled nectarines sprinkled with brown sugar and drizzled with balsamic vinegar, with sweetened fat-free sour cream on top.
Easy Cherry Pie Filling
Use fresh or frozen dark, sweet cherries for this easy, naturally low-fat cherry pie filling.
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Enjoy these chocolate-dipped strawberries on Valentine's Day or as a summertime treat. Either way, they make a delicious low fat dessert.
Summer Fruit Salad
A colorful and delicious mix of strawberries, mangoes, nectarines, blueberries, kiwifruit, with a little orange and lemon juice drizzled over.
Low Fat Key Lime Bars Recipe - How to Make Low Fat Key Lime Bars
These low fat key lime bars make a tangy and creamy treat.
Low Fat Lemon Pudding Pie
Low Fat lemon pudding pie is so simple to make, especially if you use a store-bought reduced-fat pie crust.
Low Fat Peach-Blackberry Crisp
Fresh, plump peaches and juicy blackberries with a low fat oat and brown sugar topping.
Low Fat Pear-Blueberry Crisp
A low fat crisp featuring Bartlett pears and blueberries, with an oat and brown sugar topping.
Low Fat Plum Crisp
A delicious, warming low fat fall dessert featuring plums and a crisp oat topping.
Quick and Easy Low Fat Pumpkin Pudding
What could be simpler than stirring in some pumpkin and pumpkin spices into instant pudding for a low-fat seasonal twist on a classic quick dessert?
A simple low fat dessert of roasted red plums sprinkled with sugar, spices and drizzled with orange juice.
Fat-Free Strawberry Pavlova Recipe - Strawberry Meringue
How could a dessert this luscious be fat free? This Strawberry Pavlova is topped with fat-free whipped topping and fresh strawberries. Heavenly, indeed!
Quick and Easy Low Fat Strawberry Shortcake - How to Make a Quick and Easy Low Fat Strawberry Shortcake
What could be simpler than buying some angel food cake, a pack of strawberries and some fat-free whipped topping? Yet together, they make an elegant-looking low fat dessert fit for any occasion.
Low Fat Strawberry Shortcake
Whether you serve this for Valentine's Day or as a sweet summertime treat, this low fat strawberry shortcake is sure to please.
Low Fat Panna Cotta - How to Make a Low Fat Panna Cotta
Here's a low fat panna cotta, which is light, silky textured and, despite being low fat, still manages to taste creamy.
Low Fat Hot Artichoke Dip
A tangy and delicious low fat hot artichoke dip that's perfect for parties and entertaining.
Fat Free Black Bean Dip - How to Make Fat-Free Black Bean Dip
Serve this spicy, fat-free black bean dip at your next get-together. You might have to make a double batch, as it won't last long.
Hummus is a popular healthy Middle Eastern dip, using chickpeas (garbanzo beans) as its base. Serve with pita triangles, whole-grain crackers, or a plate of raw vegetables.
Mango-Black Bean Salsa
A fresh and naturally fat-free salsa made from mango, black beans, red onion, jalapeno, cilantro and freshly squeezed lime juice.
Smoked Salmon Roll-ups
Smoked salmon and cream cheese roll-ups, or pinwheels, make a perfect low fat appetizer, provided you use fat free cream cheese.
Baked Pita Chips
Make these low fat baked pita chips to accompany your dips and salsas, or to have at hand for a healthy low fat snack.
Low Fat Potato Skins
These low fat potato skins feature reduced fat cheese and fat-free sour cream. Potato skins make a great appetizer for Super Bowl Sunday. Of course, you can enjoy them at any other time too.
Low Fat Red Pepper Dip
This creamy low fat red pepper dip makes a terrific low fat appetizer. Serve it during the Super Bowl or any other gathering.
Baked Tortilla Chips
When you crave a savory snack or need some low fat chips for your dips and salsas, try these baked spicy tortilla chips.
Healthy Tomato Salad With Lemon Basil Dressing - How to Make a Healthy Tomato Salad
This delicious and healthy tomato salad makes the most of in-season tomatoes, which are plump and fragrant. With a touch of lemon, a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil, some chopped basil and freshly ground black pepper, this simple salad is sublime.
Healthy Watermelon and Tomato Salad - How to Make Watermelon and Tomato Salad
This delightful watermelon and tomato salad is one of my very favorite salads, combining the sweetness of grape or cherry tomatoes and watermelon with a touch of saltiness from the low-fat feta.
Low Fat Potato Salad with Yogurt and Dill - How to Make Low Fat Potato Salad
A tangy and delicious low fat potato salad recipe made with fingerling potatoes, nonfat Greek yogurt, Dijon mustard and fresh dill.
Low Fat Asian Glazed Salmon
Salmon fillets briefly marinated in a maple-soy-ginger sauce and either broiled or grilled.
Tomato and Asparagus Salad
Wedges of ripe tomato, crisp green asparagus spears and slivers of red onion drizzled with a cumin-accented dressing.
Make the most of plump summer berries with this refreshing berry sorbet, which makes a perfect, virtually fat-free summer dessert.
Low Fat Summer Cheesecake
Indulge a little in this rich, low fat cheesecake topped with summer berries.
Low Fat Chicken, Asparagus and Quinoa Salad
A highly nutritious low fat salad with chicken, asparagus, quinoa and roasted red peppers.
Green Bean and Tomato Salad
A refreshing green bean and tomato salad with fresh chopped basil and a light vinaigrette dressing.
Grilled chicken breasts marinated in a lime juice, ginger and soy sauce.
Low Fat Burgers
Extra-lean ground beef forms the base for these low fat burgers. Adding onion, tomato sauce and Worcestershire sauce to the mix help keep these burgers moist.
Easy Low Fat Coleslaw
A quick and easy low fat coleslaw using ready-shredded coleslaw mix, fat-free mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, sugar and celery seed.
Mango Tomato Salsa
A naturally low-fat, refreshing combination of fresh mangoes and ripe, summer tomatoes make a delcious salsa that goes with any grilled fish or meat dishes, or as a condiment for wraps.
Marinated Chicken Kebabs
A low fat recipe featuring chunks of chicken breast marinated in spicy yogurt, threaded on to skewers and grilled.
Melon Berry Medley
A simple, colorful fruit salad featuring canteloupe melon, raspberries and blueberries.
Low Fat Peach Tarts
Low fat peach tarts made with phyllo dough make for a sweet, crispy, flaky treat.
Low Fat Spicy Burgers with Yogurt Dressing
Try these low fat spicy burgers with a yogurt dressing at your next cookout. Serve with whole wheat pita bread, sliced cucumbers and tomatoes for a refreshing summer supper.
Strawberries and rhubarb complement each other nicely in this sweet yet tart fruit sauce. Use in parfaits, over angel food cake, and with pancakes or waffles.
Healthy Summer Vegetable Saute - How to Make a Healthy Summer Vegetable Saute
This healthy summer vegetable saute uses a little heart-healthy olive oil in the skillet, which adds almost no saturated fat to these delicious vegetables. Enjoy these veggies with some grilled fish, chicken or lean pork.
Low Fat Southwestern Burgers
Enjoy these low fat Southwestern burgers made with extra-lean ground beef, black beans, jalapeno, cumin and cilantro.
Low Fat Turkey Burgers
Yes, it is possible to make moist, flavorful turkey burgers using extra-lean ground turkey. I'll show you how.
What Does "Fat Free" Really Mean?
When something is labeled
Low Fat Mother's Day Recipes
Find plenty of low fat ideas for Mother's Day, from breakfast in bed to perfect low fat brunch recipes.
Healthy snacks can make the difference between staying on track with your diet or falling off the wagon. Whether you crave something salty or sweet, here are 10 healthy snacks to prevent you reaching for cookies and candy.
How to Lower the Fat in Children's Diets
A third of all children in North and South America are overweight. How can we lower the fat in children's diets and help them lead healthier lives?
Eat Low Fat by Eating Beans
We know that eating meatless meals at least twice a week can help reduce our intake of fat. If those meatless meals contain beans, we are getting a great source of protein, fiber, and minerals that can help keep hunger at bay and may reduce our risk of heart disease. Find out more about beans and why you should eat them, despite their reputation fro causing gas.
Six Ways to Eat Low Fat and Lose Weight
The good news about eating low fat is that you do not need to deprive yourself of great food. Indeed, the focus should be less on what you should cut out of your diet and more on what you should include to keep your hunger at bay and to give you more nutritional bang for your caloric buck.
Six Healthy Spring Delights
Chase away the winter blahs with some light, fresh spring recipes that are wholesome and delicious, and perfect for any occasion from an Easter brunch to a Mother's Day lunch.
6 Steps to Healthy Eating
Instead of crash diets or fad diets, follow these six easy steps to healthy eating.
Low Fat Valentine's Day Desserts
If you want to indulge in some sweet treats on Valentine's Day but want to cut fat and calories, here are some low fat desserts that fit the bill nicely.
Ten Low Fat Ways with Tomatoes
Fresh, ripe tomatoes are one of summer's great pleasures, so here's how to make the most of these glorious red fruit.
In Praise of Pears
Pears often take a backseat to apples in the fall, but they deserve some love too. Here are some low fat recipes featuring pears.
Ground Turkey Recipes
Lean ground turkey makes a good alternative to ground beef in many recipes. For the most part it is lower in fat and offers a flavorful white-meat option for all manner of recipes from chilis to burgers.
Low Fat Cinco de Mayo Recipes
Cinco de Mayo is widely celebrated in the United States, even though it is not strictly a holiday and relates to Mexican culture and heritage. If you plan on joining in the celebrations, here are some lower-fat recipes to serve
It's never hard to know what to do with strawberries, and more often than not, I'm just as happy to eat them from the container as I am to include them in a recipe or add them as a garnish. Here is a selection of low fat recipes that make good use of my favorite summer berry.
Low Fat Chickpea Recipes
Chickpeas are widely available, cheap to buy, and delicious to eat. They're packed with protein and fiber, making them an excellent addition to any diet.
Make it Meatless: 10 Low Fat Vegetarian Meals
A selection of low fat vegetarian meals that will keep the most die-hard meat eaters satisfied.
Low Fat Holiday Desserts
Enjoy a slice of pie or indulge in some other holiday desserts without feeling too guilty. Eaten in moderation, these light holiday desserts should satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline.
A Low Fat Thanksgiving Menu
It is thought that the average American eats around 4,500 calories and 229 grams of fat on Thanksgiving. If you are looking to rein in your fat and calorie intake this Thanksgiving, here's a lower-fat Thanksgiving menu that features lighter versions of some holiday classics.
The Scoop on Portion Control: How Healthy Steps Tools Measure Up
How much we eat matters almost as much as what we eat, but we often have a hard time figuring out portion sizes. Healthy Steps kitchen tools help take the guesswork out of this with a a line of nifty portion-control products. But are they worth your money?
Cholesterol and the Low Fat Lifestyle
A key way to manage your cholesterol is to eat a heart-healthy diet, one that's low in fat, especially saturated fat and trans fats. Know which kinds of fats are good for you in moderation, which kinds of foods to choose -- and which ones to avoi-- when you embark on a low-fat, low-cholesterol diet.
Food Labels and Fat
Determining the fat content of food is not always easy, even with the help of food labels. For example, does low fat mean the same as reduced fat? And what if a product is said to be light or lean? These terms have specific meanings and are government regulated.
Low Fat Chicken Breast Recipes
Chicken breasts are the perfect foundation to build a low-fat meal. They needn't be bland and dry: you just need to know how to cook them right.
Low Fat Chicken Salad Recipes
Make some delicious low fat salads featuring skinless chicken breasts.
Low Fat Crockpot Chicken Recipes
Fix some delicious low-fat crockpot meals using chicken as your base.
Low Fat Summer Dessert Recipes
A tempting selection of low-fat summer desserts from fresh fruit salads to decadent-tasting brownies.
Low Fat Summer Grilling and Cookouts
Enjoy some low fat recipes for the grill using lean cuts of meat, poultry and fish.
Low Fat Summer Salad Recipes
A selection of cool, low fat summer salad recipes.
Low Fat Beef Stews and Casseroles
Lean beef stews and casseroles are warming, hearty meals that can fit perfectly well into a low fat diet.
Low Fat Fall Breakfast Recipes
Enjoy the aroma of pumpkin pancakes or apple oatmeal with these delicious low fat fall breakfasts.
Low Fat Ground Beef Recipes
Ground beef can still be on the menu even if you'r eating low fat. Just be sure to select lean or extra-lean beef, and limit portion sizes.
Low Fat Fall Recipes
Fall is a time to enjoy warming, hearty meals, making the most of delicious autumn produce. But this doesn't mean these meals have to be heavy and fat-laden. Enjoy low fat, nutritious meals that will help keep you full and keep the chill out.
Low Fat Christmas - Recipes, tips and suggestions for a low fat Christmas
How can you enjoy a low fat Christmas? Find plenty of low fat tips, treats, suggestions and recipes to make your Christmas holidays low fat and enjoyable.
Low Fat Fall Recipes - Recipes, Tips and Ideas for Low Fat Fall Meals and Snacks
Enjoy warming low fat fall recipes, from low fat fall soups to low fat fall dinners, featuring classic fall ingredients including pumpkin, apples, pears and squash.
Low Fat Passover Recipes
You can eat low fat at Passover without compromising dietary laws. Many Jewish recipes lend themselves to a low fat makeover.
Low Fat Fall Soups
Warming fall soups that are hearty yet healthy, and filled with fresh seasonal produce and very little fat. Enjoy these low fat fall soups with some crusty whole-grain bread.
Low Fat Valentine's Day Recipes
Need some low fat Valentine's Day recipes? Can you still eat chocolate? Why, yes you can. Indulge a little without feeling guilty.
Low Fat Hanukkah
Low fat Hanukkah food need not be an oxymoron. There are ways to lighten traditonal Hanukkah food yet still observe the spirit of this holiday.
Low Fat Lamb Recipes
Lamb provides a tender, succulent alternative to chicken, pork or beef. Here are some low fat lamb recipes to enjoy.
Low Fat St. Patrick's Day Recipes
Find some delicious low fat St. Patrick's Day recipes including low fat beef stew, traditional Irish Soda Bread and low fat leek and potato soup.
Low Fat Cake Recipes
Cakes can be made lower in fat by using some substitute ingredients. Enjoy delicious carrot cakes, banana cake and much more.
Low Fat Chocolate Desserts
In small quantities, some kinds of chocolate can actually be good for you, which is good to know., but chocolate is also high in fat and calories. Still, a little bit of chocolate or chocolate flavor in a low-fat or reduced-fat dessert can go a long way.
Low Fat Crisps and Cobblers
With a lot less butter, you can enjoy some delicious and fruity low-fat crisps and cobblers.
Low Fat Halibut Recipes
Halibut is a great choice if you're eating low fat. Mild in flavor, halibut can be used in all manner of dishes. Find a great selection of easy, low-fat halibut options here.
Low Fat Puddings
Enjoy some smooth velvety low fat desserts featuring pudding, both commercially prepared and home made.
Low Fat Shrimp Recipes
Low in saturated fat, shrimp make a great starting point for a low-fat meal. Find plenty of recipes from salads, to skewers to stir fries.
Low Fat Turkey Recipes
Turkey may be the centerpiece of the holiday season, but it can be used in a variety of ways to make delicious low fat dishes any time of the year.
Cinco de Mayo - Low Fat Mexican recipes
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo and indulge in some your favorite low fat Mexican dishes.
Low Fat Cod Recipes
Cod is a mild-tasting fish that works well in a number of low-fat recipes. A great choice for the whole family.
Low Fat Salads - Ideas and Recipes for Low Fat Salads
Not all salads are healthy and low fat. Step up your intake of fresh fruit and vegetables with this selection of low fat salads. Plus, find tips and ideas for low fat dressings.
Low Fat Thanksgiving - Recipes and Ideas for a Low Fat Thanksgiving
Is it possible to enjoy Thanksgiving and stay true to a low fat diet? Absolutely. There are plenty of low fat shortcuts and alternatives to make your Thanksgiving celebration both enjoyable and low fat.
Low Fat Tuna Recipes
Tuna vies with shrimp for the title of America's favorite seafood. Tuna is quick and easy, and naturally low in fat.
Low Fat Cheesecakes and Bars
Cheesecakes are hardly low-fat desserts, but with some ingredient substitutions you can make light and delicious cheesecakes bursting with flavor.
Low Fat Crockpot Recipes - Low Fat Slow Cooker Recipes
A quick coat of nonstick cooking spray is almost always all the added fat you'll need to enjoy healthy and nutritious low-fat crockpot meals.
Low Fat Fish Dishes
Fish makes a perfect low fat dinner choice. Whether it's salmon you want or cod, tuna or shrimp, you'll find a variety of low fat fish-based entrees here.
Low Fat Muffins - Low Fat Breakfast Muffin Recipes
There's nothing quite like a warm muffin fresh from the oven. Muffins are great for breakfasts and brunches, a sweet but low fat morning treat.
Low Fat Pies and Tarts
Pie can still be on the menu if you're eating low fat. A few nifty ingredient substitutions, including replacing regular pastry with phyllo dough, go a long way to cutting down on both fat and calories.
Low Fat Salmon Recipes
Salmon is a great choice if you're trying to eat healthy. Chock-full of heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, salmon should be on the menu even if you're trying to eat low fat.
Low Fat Sole and Flounder Recipes
Sole and flounder are especially low in fat. Perfect stuffed and rolled, or simply steamed with a little lemon, you can't go wrong with these mild, versatile white fish.