Savory Spring 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.
Spring Vegetable Soup
Make the most of seasonal vegetables and make a delicious low fat, low calorie spring vegetable soup.
Stuffed Sole With Low-Fat Parsley Sauce
Try this delicious stuffed sole with low-fat parsley sauce for a nutritious and flavorful low-fat meal. Serve with whole-grain rice and your favorite vegetables.
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.
Low Fat Egg Recipes
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.
Sausage and Mushroom Brunch Casserole
A delicious low fat sausage and mushroom brunch casserole to greet your family after the egg hunt is over or for any special occasion with family and friends.
Low Fat Banana Pancakes
Low fat banana pancakes make a great Easter breakfast or brunch. Serve them hot off the griddle with maple syrup and sliced fresh fruit.
Cod With Leeks
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.
Potato Spinach Frittata
A filling and tasty reduced fat potato and spinach frittata makes a great lunch, brunch or light supper.
Asparagus and Tomato Tart
A fresh and easy to make seasonal asparagus and tomato tart that 's ideal for an Easter brunch or lunch.
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.
A 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.
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.
Halibut with Basil and Tomatoes
A simple nutritious and delicious roasted halibut with sweet grape tomatoes and fresh basil.
Herbed Roast Chicken
A succulent herbed roast chicken for all occasions.
Low Fat Chicken with Artichokes
A low fat chicken recipe using canned artichokes, tomatoes and sliced mushrooms.
Lemon and Herb Lamb Chops
Lean and tender lamb chops marinated in lemon and herbs make a simple yet delicious weeknight supper or Easter dinner. In spring, serve these lemon herb lamb chops with minted new potatoes and fresh asparagus.
Lamb Chops with Mint Yogurt
These succulent lamb chops are complemented perfectly by a mint yogurt sauce, making it a wonderful low fat supper.
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.
Deviled Eggs - Reduced Fat
When the Easter egg hunt is over, what can you do with all those hard-cooked eggs? Make deviled eggs, of course. Try this lower fat version, which replaces full fat mayonnaise with fat free mayonnaise.
Low Fat Ham and Cheese Strata
This low fat ham, cheese and spinach strata makes a perfect spring-time brunch option. Save calories and fat by using extra lean ham, a mix of whole eggs and egg whites, and reduced fat cheese.
Not quite Eggs Benedict, this Eggs Florentine recipe features poached eggs and spinach on an English muffin. A low fat creamy sauce is drizzled on top, making a delicious breakfast or brunch dish. Perfect for spring time or Easter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Low Fat Leek and Potato Soup
Try some warming, low fat leek and potato soup on St. Patrick's Day.
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.
This moist low fat carrot cake, with its light cream cheese frosting, makes a great guilt-free dessert.
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 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.
Salmon and Asparagus in Foil
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.
Honey-Mustard Roasted Pork
A simple low fat pork classic for any occasion.
A simple yet elegant classic for the holiday table, this lean beef tenderloin can easily fit into your low fat lifestyle.
Roasted Vegetables, with a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil, make an ideal accompaniment to low fat chicken or fish dishes, or simply toss with some pasta for a healthy complete vegetarian meal
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.
Naturally low in fat, this Lemon-Soy Halibut makes a healthy and quick spring supper.
Lemon and Herb Roast Chicken
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
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.
Reduced Fat Mushroom Onion Gravy
Make a flavorful reduced fat mushroom onion gravy to accompany your Sunday or holiday roast. Lower the fat by using fat-free chicken broth or defatted drippings from the meat.
Sautéed Green Beans
A low fat alternative to green bean casserole, these sautéed green beans would make a nice side dish at your holiday table.
Sweet orange-glazed carrots make a perfect low fat side dish for your Thanksgiving or Christmas table, or with any special meal.
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.
Spinach and Pink Grapefruit Salad
A tangy appetizer to a romantic Valentine's Day meal or for an Easter or Mother's Day lunch, this spinach salad is topped with slices of pink grapefruit, slivers of red onion, sliced mushrooms, some raspberries and a sprinkling of heart-healthy walnuts.
Low Fat Watercress Soup
In honor of St. Patrick's Day or any time during spring and summer, enjoy the mildly peppery taste of watercress in this low fat watercress soup.
Low Fat Lemon-Parsley Halibut
Spring heralds the arrival of fresh Alaskan Halibut. It's not cheap so it's something of a treat. This low fat Lemon-Parsley Halibut is simple and delicious, requiring no added fat. Simply broil and serve with some rice, couscous or quinoa.
Low Fat Yogurt-Granola Parfait
Ditch the doughnut and start your day with low fat, energy-boosting yogurt-granola parfait.
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 Herbed Zucchini and Mushroom Frittata
A frittata is basically a baked omelet. Try this low fat herbed Zucchini and Mushroom Frittata, which uses egg substitute as its base.
Low Fat Shrimp with Spring Vegetables
Low in saturated fat, shrimp can easily fit into a low fat diet. Enjoy this low fat shrimp with spring vegetables dish witha side dish of rice.
Low Fat French Toast
Lower the fat and cholesterol in French toast by using 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 Sole with Spinach
An all-in-one dish of sole on a bed of spinach, corn and tomatoes
Low Fat Crêpes
Basic crêpes are simple to make. These low fat crêpes 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.
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.
Angel Food Dessert
A luscious, light dessert featuring angel food cake, fat-free whipped topping and fresh strawberries. Perfect for Easter, Mother's Day or July 4th.
Fat-Free Strawberry Pavlova
How could a dessert this luscious be fat free? This Strawberry Pavlova is topped with fat-free whipped topping and fresh strawberries. Heavenly, indeed!
Low Fat Summer Cheesecake
Indulge a little in this rich, low fat cheesecake topped with summer berries.
Light Lemon Pudding Cakes
A perfectly-portioned low fat lemon dessert recipe that's makes a light end to an Easter meal.