Homemade bread is delicious to eat and satisfying to make. No bread machine required!
Whole Wheat Bread
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.
Easy 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.
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.
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookie with Mini Chocolate Chips
A healthier cranberry oatmeal cookie made with whole-wheat flour and a fraction of the 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.
One Bowl Chocolate Cake
An easy one bowl, one-layer chocolate cake that's low in fat.
New York-Style Bagels
A dense and chewy New York style bagel that's both low fat and filling.
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.
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 and calories of regular brownies, and without many of the additives found in the ingredients list of most commercial brownie mixes. But how do they measure up?
10 Low Fat Blueberry Recipes
Blueberries make a wonderful addition to many a recipe. whether it's pancakes, muffins, coffee cake or French toast, blueberries add a certain something.
Cranberry Banana Bread
Everybody loves banana bread, and you can whip up a loaf during the holidays and make it extra special by adding fresh cranberries.
Banana Oatmeal Bread
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.
Blueberry Buttermilk Cake
A light, tender buttermilk cake topped with juicy, ripe blueberries
Reduced Fat Buttermilk Biscuits
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.
A not-too-sweet strawberry muffin with sliced fresh strawberries that makes a perfectly portioned snack or breakfast option.
Soft Chocolate Cherry cookies
These soft chocolate cherry cookies are hard to resist, especially when just baked. Enjoy these chocolatey delights with some cold nonfat milk.
Lemon Meringue Cookies
A light, lemony cookie that's makes a great fat-free sweet treat.
Wholesome Cranberry Bars
A healthier take on a seasonal sweet treat, these wholesome cranberry bars would make a wonderful gift from your kitchen during the holidays.
Easy 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.
Cranberry Orange Biscotti
Twice-baked, crunchy cranberry orange cookies that are perfect for dipping in to your coffee or cocoa, or wrap them up in pretty packaging and present a batch as a holiday gift from your kitchen.
Easy One-Bowl 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 Cake-Mix Cakes
Make cakes and muffins from store-bought cake mixes with far less fat and cholesterol with these simple suggestions.
Healthy Blueberry Muffins
Here's a wholesome, heart-healthy version of blueberry muffins mad with mostly whole-wheat flour and oats.
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.
Reduced Fat Chocolate Chip Muffins
Any muffins with chocolate chips in them can't be called diet muffins, but if you want a sweet treat with less fat than the store-bought variety, and a bit more fiber, then these chocolate chip muffins fit the bill.
Low Fat, Low Calorie Blueberry Scones
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.
Chocolate Banana Bread
Chocolate and bananas make a pretty good combination in this delicious low-fat quick bread. Enjoy a slice of chocolate banana bread with a cup of hot tea, or pack a slice as a treat in your child's lunch box.
Low Fat Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies
The secret to these low fat pumpkin cream cheese brownies is pumpkin. Using canned pumpkin puree instead of oil makes for a deliciously moist, dense brownie that you'll swear is anything but low fat.
Halloween Sugar Cookies
With almost half the butter of most sugar cookies, these Halloween sugar cookies should make you feel only half as guilty for indulging. Top with sprinkles before baking or add a colorful glaze afterwards using powdered sugar, lemon juice and food coloring.
Halloween Thumbprint Cookies
These low fat Halloween cookies make a great treat to take along to your neighborhood Halloween party. They're a great way to indulge in a little chocolate without blowing your diet.
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.
Sweet Potato Bread
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.
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
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.
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.
Healthy Apricot and Date Cookies
These wholesome apricot and date cookies are kind of a cross between a cookie and a muffin, making them a satisfying fruity snack. These apricot date cookies are perfect to pop int to kids' lunch boxes, too.
Easter Sugar Cookies
Prepare some lower-fat sugar cookies, and use bunny, flower and egg-shaped cookie cutters plus plenty of colorful sprinkles and sugars to make delightful Easter and spring cookies.
St Patrick's Day Sugar Cookies
Indulge in a little sweet treat on St Patrick's Day with these lightened sugar cookies, containing a fraction of the fat of regular sugar cookies. The low fat sugar cookies are perfect with a nice cup of tea.
Mini Chocolate Cupcakes
Here's a neat way to get a your chocolate fix without compromising your low-fat way of eating. These mini chocolate cupcakes are both low fat and portion controlled. Pop one of these little cupcakes in your child's lunch box for a mini low-fat chocolatey treat
Fat Free Valentine Meringue Cookies
Don't blow your diet on Valentine's Day. Enjoy these light as air fat-free Valentine Meringue Cookies. Add a hint of red food coloring to make these cookies extra-special for your loved one.
Light Chocolate Chip Cookies
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.
Healthier 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.
Mini Corn Muffins
These cute mini corn muffins are low in fat and easy to make. Pop on in your child's lunch box, or serve them when you're having a chili night. Mini muffins are the perfect way to exercise portion control!
Crispy Rice Cereal Holiday Treats
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.
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.
Morning Glory Muffins
Enjoy these moist and delicious morning glory muffins at breakfast or as an afternoon teatime treat.
Low Fat Chocolate Chip-Raisin Cookies
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 Banana Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
A sinful-tasting low-fat banana cake with a deliciously sweet cream-cheese frosting makes a sweet treat for any occasion.
Low Fat Baking
Low fat baking can change the texture of muffins quick breads and cakes. But there a few things you can do to ensure low fat baking success.
Low Fat Banana Muffins
There's nothing quite like a warm, fresh banana muffin. Enjoy these low-fat banana muffins for breakfast or a mid-morning snack.
Low Fat Gingerbread Cake
A moist and delicious gingerbread cake that's perfect for the holidays. Best of all, it's low fat.
Fruity Chocolate Chip Bars
This fruity chocolate chip bars are a guilty pleasure with a fraction of the fat of most cookies and bars. These bars make a delicious holiday treat or gift from your kitchen.
Low Fat Icebox Cookies
Christmas cookies: who can resist them? If you're trying to eat low fat, try these tasty little icebox cookies, which are sweet, buttery and low in 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.
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 Lemon Blueberry Loaf
A low fat lemon blueberry loaf that's perfect for a mid-morning snack or afternoon tea.
Low Fat Brownies
These low fat brownies make a wonderfully chocolately treat. Served warm with a glass of cold milk, they taste just heavenly.
Low fat cherry oatmeal muffins are perfect as a mid-morning snack or with afternoon tea.
How to use Phyllo Dough in Low Fat Cooking and Baking
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 Cooking Quick Tip - Phyllo Dough for Low Fat Pies and Pastries
Why give up pies and pastries when there's a light, crisp and flaky alternative. Phyllo (or filo) dough is a great low fat substitute for regular pastry and pie crusts.
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 Pear Muffins
Low fat muffins featuring chunks of Bartlett pear, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg.
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.
Low Fat Apricot-Ginger Muffins
Delicious, low fat Apricot-Ginger Muffins, pairing the sweetness of apricot preserves with the spiciness of ginger.
Low Fat Banana and Raspberry Bread
A moist, low fat banana bread with fresh raspberries.
Low Fat Zucchini Muffins
These low fat zucchini muffins are perfect for breakfast on the go or a mid-morning snack.
Low Fat Lemon Zucchini Bread
Moist zucchini bread makes a healthy and delicious snack. This low fat lemon zucchini bread has a little extra tang, thanks to the lemon zest and nutmeg.
Irish Soda Bread
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 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 Chocolate Chip Cookies
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.
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.
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 Cornbread
Serve some of this delicious low fat cornbread at your next picnic, potluck or Super Bowl party.
This moist low fat carrot cake, with its light cream cheese frosting, makes a great guilt-free dessert.
Apple Oatmeal Muffins
These moist apple oatmeal muffins make a great low fat snack or breakfast muffin.
These low fat oatbran muffins are perfect for a quick breakfast or as a mid-morning snack.
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.
Indulge your sweet tooth with this delicious low fat banana bread recipe.
Cranberry Orange Bread
Ideal for Thanksgiving or Christmas, this low fat sweet treat makes a perfect holiday snack.
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies
Who can resist holiday cookies? If you like oatmeal raisin cookies, try these festive low fat cookies, which use cranberries instead of raisins.
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.
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.
Low Fat Raspberry Squares
This sweet low fat dessert is a delightful treat. Enjoy these raspberry squares anytime or serve them at a holiday gathering. They won't last long.
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.
Quick Tip: Mini Chocolate Chips
Use mini chocolate chips in your next low fat chocolate chip cookie recipe. You make a smaller measure of chocolate chips go further.
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.
Low Fat Cranberry Orange Muffins
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.
Low Fat Cranberry Macaroons
Light and airy, these low fat cranberry macaroons use just enough coconut to add a chewy sweetness, but not enough to overload these cookies with saturated fat. Crispy rice cereal adds a little crunch.
Can I Eat More Than One Low Fat Cookie?
Just because something is deemed low fat does not mean it is low calorie. Low fat treats are usually high in sugar, which can equally lead to weight gain.
Low Fat Key Lime Bars
These low fat key lime bars make a tangy and creamy treat.
Low Fat Cherry Turnovers
Phyllo dough is used to make these delicious low fat cherry turnovers, which are buttery-tasting and wonderfully flaky.
Low Fat Peach Tarts
Low fat peach tarts made with phyllo dough make for a sweet, crispy, flaky treat.
Low Fat Blueberry Coffee Cake
Low Fat Blueberry Coffee Cake
Mini 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.
These low fat, low calorie Crinkle cookies make a delightful chocolatey treat. Enjoy with a glass of cold nonfat milk!