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How to Make Perfectly Poached Chicken Breasts
Poached chicken breasts make for tender succulent chicken that you can use in many a chicken recipe, such as soup, pot pie or burritos. Or enjoy poached chicken plain and simple in a sandwich or on top of a salad.
Savor Tasty Lemon Garlic Cod for a Satisfying...
Cod is a lean fish that also happens to be a good source of omega 3 fatty acids. Baked in the oven with a light drizzle of lemon, garlic, olive oil, a sliver of butter for added flavor, and fresh parsley, this is a wonderful way to enjoy a healthy fish dish.
Know Your Fats: Saturated, Unsaturated, and...
Dietary fat comes in different forms. Some fats are necessary and beneficial, others are not. Find out which fats to choose - sparingly - and which ones to avoid.
Succulent, Low-Fat Poached Chicken
Poached chicken is a wonderful way to eat succulent, low fat chicken. Enjoy poached chicken in salads, sandwiches, burritos and many other recipes that call for cooked chicken. Here's how to make poached chicken.
You'll Be Licking This Yummy Pumpkin Smoothie...
This is like pumpkin pie in a glass, only without the fat and calories. Enjoy this healthy low fat pumpkin smoothie for a liquid breakfast, or enjoy as an energy-boosting liquid snack.
You Won't Believe How Filling and Heavenly This...
A thick and satisfying low-fat broccoli soup that makes a delicious fall or winter lunch.
Chestnuts
Chestnuts are a perfect low fat holiday treat, once you figure out how to get through their tough exterior. The end result is well worth it: chestnuts are soft, sweet and delicious. Use them as a low fat snack or in soups and side dishes.
The Basics of Cooking Asparagus
Asparagus at the grocery stores is a sure sign of spring. Full of vitamins and antioxidants, asparagus is a nutritional power house. It fits well into a low fat diet, provided you don't smother it with high fat sauces. So how do we cook and eat this wonderful spring time vegetable so that it remains crisp yet tender?
Common Meringue-Making Mistakes and How to...
With only a few ingredients, making a meringue ought to be simple, but there are some common mistakes to avoid to ensure perfect meringue every time.
A Short Guide on Egg Substitutes and a Useful...
Egg substitute is ideal for those who need to lower their intake of fat and cholesterol, but what exactly is egg substitute, and does it contain eggs?
Why MyPyramid Fell Short of Fostering Good Food...
MyPyramid, which in 2005 replaced the old food pyramid, was designed to be a personalized, interactive tool to be used in conjunction with food labels to help us make healthy low fat food choices. But would it impact the way we ate?
Healthy Green Bean Casserole
A slimmed down version of a holiday classic, this healthy, low fat green casserole uses fresh green beans, and dispenses with canned soup and fried onions. Instead, this healthy green casserole has a fresh-tasting mushroom sauce and is topped with sauteed onions and whole-grain bread crumbs.
A Spinach Soup That Throws a Double Punch on...
A delicious and nutritious spinach soup that's perfect any time of the year. Enjoy with a dollop of fat-free sour cream of plain yogurt.
Low Fat Crustless Pumpkin Pie
Low fat crustless pumpkin pie is perfect for those who want all the taste of pumpkin pie without the main source of fat. It's almost like a slice of pumpkin custard.
10 Irresistible Low Fat Breakfast Meals You'll...
10 low fat breakfast options including hearty oatmeal, warm and delicious muffins, French toast and eggs.
What You Still Need to Know About Trans Fats...
Once upon a time, all fats were bad. Now we talk about good fats, bad fats, possibly not-so-bad fats, and really bad fats. Confused? You're not alone.
Just Sweet Enough, 4-Ingredient Roasted...
Enjoy a nutritious wedge of roasted butternut squash as a perfect fall or winter side dish. Glazed with a mix of orange juice and maple syrup, and sprinkled with cinnamon, you can enjoy a deliciously low fat vegetable treat.
Roasted Broccoli Cauliflower Soup
A thick and satisfying broccoli and cauliflower soup that's perfect for a cold winter's day. Thick and creamy, this soup is surprisingly low in fat.
Dress Up the Old Canned Pumpkin With 10 Stellar...
A collection of low fat pumpkin recipes, both savory and sweet, featuring canned or fresh pureed pumpkin.
Doable Tips That Help You Bring Eggs Back to...
Can eggs be part of a low fat diet? What about the cholesterol in eggs? Are there any benefits to eating eggs?
How Safe are Nonstick Coatings for Cooking?
Nonstick cookware is a necessity in any low fat kitchen. But questions have been raised about the safety of nonstick cookware because of PFOA, a chemical used in bonding non stick surfaces. DuPont, makers of Teflon-brand nonstick cookware, has come under particular scrutiny. Here's why.
Pork for a Change?
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Ridiculously Easy Steps to a Flawless Meringue...
Making a meringue seems daunting, but it's actually pretty straightforward, so long as you follow a few basic rules. Let's begin by gathering the ingredients and the equipment
10 Essential Changes for Adapting a Low Fat...
Perhaps one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat a healthier, low fat diet. Or perhaps you're reassessing your diet as spring or summer approach. Whatever the time of year, here are 10 ways to get you started, or back on track with a low fat diet in time for spring break or summer.
What Foods to Lose and Choose When Ditching Fat
Low fat cooking becomes easier if low fat ingredients are on hand and temptation is out of the way. To change the way we cook and eat, we must first give our kitchens a low fat makeover. We can lose the habit of cooking with excess fat, or adding butter, cheese and sour cream at every opportunity if these items are replaced with low-fat or fat-free alternatives.
Give Boring Chicken the Boot With 5 Easy to...
Five quick and easy low-fat chicken breast recipes for any night of the week.
Cheese Lovers, Have Your Cheese and Eat it Too
Surely cheese is off the menu if you're trying to eat low fat. Not necessarily. Cheese is a good source of protein, calcium and phosphorus, but it's also a major source of saturated fat in our diet. What should we do?
Mini Pumpkin Pies
These tiny little pumpkin pies make the perfect portion-sized dessert on Thanksgiving. Find out the secret to their low fat and calorie content.
Low Fat Cooking Quiz - On Fat
How much do you know about fat? Try this quiz on fats from your Low Fat Cooking Guide
A Low Fat Thanksgiving
You don't need to blow your healthy low fat diet during over Thanksgiving, nor do you need to forgo your favorite Thanksgiving foods. You can still enjoy Thanksgiving turkey, gravy, mashed and sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie, and still maintain your low fat lifestyle.
Are You Going as Low as You Can Go with Your...
Ground beef can contain as much as 30 percent fat or as little as five percent fat, but many people are unclear as to what this means in terms of their own fat intake.
Whip Up Creamy, Satisfying Spinach and Ricotta...
Here's a delightfully quick and easy creamy low-fat pasta dish using low-fat ricotta cheese, fresh spinach and basil, and your favorite pasta.
Pumpkin Oatmeal
Pumpkin oatmeal packs a powerful low fat nutritional punch on cold dark mornings. It's like eating pumpkin pie for breakfast.
The Secret to a Low Fat Sauce That's Makes the...
Creamy white sauces are delicious over vegetables, with pasta, or served with white meat. Traditionally, these sauces are high in fat. Learn how to make a low fat sauce that works just as well.
Quiz - On Trans Fats
Quiz on Trans Fats from your Low Fat Cooking Guide
Recipes to Get Your Low-Fat Menu Going
Links to a range of recipes, from beef to vegetarian, that will help you maintain a healthy low fat diet. See how low fat does not mean loss of flavor.
Dig Into a Creamy Bowl of Cauliflower Soup...
A thick and warming low-fat cauliflower soup that's perfect for chilly fall or winter days.
Like Grandma Made It Shepherd's Pie
A low fat version of Shepherd's Pie, a traditional English comfort-food classic, made with extra-lean ground beef, vegetables and topped with potato.
A Fresh Take on Getting a Flavorful, Moist...
Skinless chicken breasts can be tough, stringy, and bland. But they needn't be. Learn how to enjoy succulent, flavorful skinless chicken breasts.
20 Practical Ways to Lose The Fat While Hardly...
Take 20 simple steps to lower the fat in your cooking. Low fat cooking is easier than you think.
6 Hard to Resist Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Soups...
Six low-fat, low-calorie soups for cold fall and winter days.
Learn About Saturated Fats and How to...
Saturated fat raises blood cholesterol putting us at risk of heart disease and stroke. But what are the chief sources of saturated fat, and how can we reduce our intake?
Incredibly Satisfying Low-Fat Carrot and Sweet...
A mildly spicy low fat carrot and sweet potato soup that makes a satisfying lunch or beginning to a fall or Thanksgiving dinner.
Apple Phyllo Pie
Apple Phyllo Pie is a great low-fat alternative to regular apple pie. Crisp, flaky and delicious, this low fat apple phyllo pie can be enjoyed with a scoop of frozen low-fat yogurt or light ice cream.
Get a Thumbs Up for These Delicious Low Fat...
Enjoy low fat mashed sweet potatoes by leaving out the butter and adding flavor in other ways. Here, I use orange juice, a little brown sugar, plus cinnamon and ginger.
What You Need to Know About Trans Fats
What are trans fats or hydrogenated fats? Why are trans fats thought to be worse than saturated fats? And how can we find out which foods have trans fats hidden in them?
Flavor Infused Herbed Egg White and Spinach...
An ultra-healthy low-fat omelet that makes a perfect breakfast or light lunch for one. Serve with a spoonful of medium salsa and rustic whole grain bread.
Pumpkin Cheesecake
A slimmed-down version of pumpkin cheesecake so that you can enjoy all the flavor with a fraction of the fat.
These Moist and Addictive Low Fat Banana...
There's nothing quite like a warm, fresh banana muffin. Enjoy these low-fat banana muffins for breakfast or a mid-morning snack.
This Basic Tuna and Rice Makes a Satisfying...
Need an easy, low-fat, quick, and healthy dinner that the kids will actually eat and that won't require a trip to the supermarket? Check out this recipe.
Melt in Your Mouth Low Fat Crockpot Chicken and...
A low fat crockpot chicken and vegetable stew that will fill your kitchen with a wonderful aroma and be waiting for you when you return home from work, late-afternoon shopping or school.
6 Scrumptious Low Fat Smoothie Recipes
Fresh-fruit smoothies are the perfect way to enjoy a healthy dose of vitamins and minerals. They're a great way to kick-start your day.
Semi-Homemade 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.
The Many Ways to Lighten a Lasagna
Love lasagna but hate the fat and calories? Before you cast it from your menu, there are plenty of ways to lighten the load and still end up with a satisfying dish the whole family will enjoy.
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.
Lowering the Fat in Pumpkin Pie
Love pumpkin pie but hate the fat and calories? Here are some tips for a slimmer yet still-delicious pumpkin pie for your Thanksgiving table.
Supremely Crunchy Low Fat Breaded Fish
Delicious white fish fillets coated in breadcrumbs and baked in the oven to make crunchy low-fat kid-pleasing breaded fish.
Apple Oatmeal Muffins
These moist apple oatmeal muffins make a great low fat snack or breakfast muffin.
Flavor Popping Low Fat Leek and Potato Soup...
Try some warming low fat leek and potato soup either on St. Patrick's Day or during the winter months.
Amazing Low Fat Chicken Parmesan - Like You...
Chicken Parmesan is a favorite dish of many, but it's often high in fat and calories. Here's a low fat chicken parmesan that's a little easier on the waistline.
How to Make Holiday Sugar Cookies with Less Fat
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.
A Bowl of This Robust Turkey Chili Equals...
Low fat turkey chili makes an ideal family supper on cold nights or on game day. Serve with a dollop of fat-free sour cream or yogurt on top.
Low Fat Cream of Pumpkin Soup
A luscious, velvety cream of pumpkin soup that's low in fat and full of flavor. This low fat cream of pumpkin soup is ideal as a prelude to a full Thanksgiving dinner or simply as a seasonal lunch.
Take the Guess Work from Figuring Out the Trans...
How can foods containing hydrogenated oils be labeled trans-fat-free or display 0g trans fats?
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.
A Fantastic Low Fat Spinach Dip They'll Rave...
Are you looking for low fat dips to serve at your next gathering? Try this low fat spinach dip. Serve with fresh veggies or baked pita chips.
A Reliable Basic Low Fat Pancake Recipe for a...
If you have flour, eggs, nonfat milk and sugar in your kitchen, you make these basic low fat pancakes, which taste so much better than those made from a box of mix, or worse, frozen pancakes.
How to Eat Low Fat on a Budget
With food prices soaring, can we really afford to eat low fat? The answer is yes, with some planning. Find out how to shave dollars off your grocery bill, yet still manage to eat low fat.
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.
Amazingly Simple Low Fat Blueberry Muffins with...
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.
Erase Butter and Margarine Concerns by Learning...
Is butter better or worse for us than margarine? Neither is ideal, especially if we following a low fat diet.
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.
How to Turn Ordinary Cake Mix into Extraordinar...
Make cakes and muffins from store-bought cake mixes with far less fat and cholesterol with these simple suggestions.
Dump the Fried Stuff for an Oven-Fried Chicken...
Make satisfyingly crunchy fried chicken without a frying pan. This oven-fried chicken recipe is a great low-fat option for fried-chicken lovers.
Nearly From Scratch Low Fat Coleslaw Full of...
A quick and easy low fat coleslaw using ready-shredded coleslaw mix, fat-free mayonnaise, vinegar, mustard, sugar and celery seed.
10 Ways to Use Low Fat Yogurt
Low Fat or nonfat yogurt makes a great substitute for cream and other full-fat dairy products in all kinds of low fat recipes. Here are 10 ways to use low fat yogurt.
Minestrone Soup
Nothing beats a bowl of soup on a cold day, and this naturally low fat minestrone soup, which apparently means big soup, is no exception. Chock-full of vegetables, pasta and beans, this minestrone soup is indeed a big soup -- a meal in itself, especially when accompanied by some crusty whole-grain bread.
Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies With Cinnamon and...
Who can resist holiday cookies? If you like oatmeal raisin cookies, try these festive low fat cookies, which use cranberries instead of raisins.
Easy and Healthy Homemade Tomato Basil Soup
A quick and easy, low-fat, low-calorie tomato basil soup that makes a great lunch or appetizer any time of the year.
Exceptionally Addictive Pumpkin Pancakes are a...
Pancakes are just about everybody's favorite breakfast, so add some seasonal flavor by adding pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg to make these delicious low fat pumpkin pancakes.
These Blueberry Scones Will Spare Your Waist...
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.
What is Nonstick Cooking Spray?
Nonstick cooking spray is a godsend to many a cook, especially those trying to eat low fat. Replacing the need for copious amounts of oil or butter in cooking, nonstick cooking spray is meant to offer a virtually fat-free way to cook food.
Cider-Glazed Brussels Sprouts
Cooked until just crisp tender, then sauteed with garlic, red onion and apple cider, these Cider-Glazed Brussels Sprouts may make you change your mind about this much-maligned vegetable. They make a perfect side dish at Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Which Fats Should I Eat?
We need to eat dietary fat for a variety of reasons, but which ones should we eat? Choose mostly unsaturated fats. Here are some good examples.
Roasted Zucchini Rounds
A tasty, healthy snack of roasted zucchini rounds topped with breadcrumbs and shredded parmesan.
Low Fat Cranberry Apple Stuffing Muffins
Low fat cranberry apple stuffing with a little built-in portion control.
This Refreshing Watermelon Smoothie Makes a...
A cool refreshing smoothie made with watermelon and yogurt.
Lentil and Black Bean Soup
If you want any proof that low fat can be satisfying, try this hearty and nutritious Lentil and Black Bean Soup, which makes a perfect lunch option in the cold winter months.
Glazed Pork Medallions
A quick and easy dish of glazed pork medallions, cut from pork tenderloin, one of the leanest meats apart from skinless chicken breasts.
Baked Sweet Potatoes and Apples
An easy side dish of baked sweet potatoes and apples that's naturally low in fat and high in fiber.
Pomegranate Chicken
A lower fat Persian chicken dish featuring skinless, chicken thighs cooked in a pomegranate and walnut sauce.
Moist and Fluffy Whole Wheat Pancakes Made From...
Make a healthier breakfast by whipping up some low-fat whole-wheat pancakes that are light, fluffy and delicious. Enjoy with some maple syrup or some fruit compote, but steer well clear of butter and cream.
Refreshingly Cooling and Delightful Strawberry...
Sorbet is virtually fat-free dessert, and a welcome treat on hot sunny days. This strawberry sorbet is made with fresh in-season strawberries, but when fresh strawberries are out of season, it's better to use frozen strawberries for maximum flavor.
Low Fat Gingerbread Cake
A moist and delicious gingerbread cake that's perfect for the holidays. Best of all, it's low fat.
Low Fat Holiday Side Dishes
Finding healthier, low-fat side dishes for your Thanksgiving or holiday meal can be a challenge, especially as many of them involve butter and cream.
Low Fat Slow Cooker Pot Roast With Carrots and...
A meltingly delicious low fat pot roast made with a lean cut of beef and loaded with vegetables.
Useful Tips to Satisfy a Beefy Burger Craving...
You don't have to give up beef in your burgers. Find out how to make moist, flavorful low fat burgers using lean and extra-lean ground beef.
Rotisserie Chicken
There are countless low fat ways to use a rotisserie chicken. Discover 10 ways to use a rotisserie chicken right here.
Savory Chicken Breasts
These low fat savory chicken breasts are perfect for the broiler or grill.
Adopting a Low Fat Lifestyle - A Low Fat Makeover
How do we change the way we think about food, and eat a healthier, low fat diet? We need to give ourselves a low fat makeover.
Is Chocolate Really Good for You?
Chocolate is neither low fat nor low calorie, but its high flavonoid content may be good for your heart. Most of these antioxidant compounds are destroyed in processing, however.
This Tasty Southwestern Quinoa Salad Will Make...
Quinoa is the grain of choice in this delicious low-fat southwestern-style salad. Enjoy as a light main dish or as an accompaniment to chicken, pork or shrimp.
Fancy, Tasty Low Fat Crêpes are No...
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.
How To Use Phyllo Dough in Low Fat Baking and...
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.
4 Easy Tweaks That Will Instantly Make Beef...
Beef is a source of saturated fat and cholesterol. Can we still eat beef and follow a low-fat diet? The answer is yes, so long as you bear a few things in mind.
Top 10 Winter Recipes
My top 10 low fat winter warmers, featuring soups, stews and pies.
Easy Crockpot Chicken Chili
A very simple low fat recipe for crockpot chicken chili.
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.
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.
Healthy Banana Berry Smothie with Fat-Free Yogurt
A simple and delicious low fat banana berry smoothie makes a great start to your day.
Real Chocolatey Goodness in a Low Fat Chocolate...
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.
Top 10 Low Fat Kitchen Pantry Must Haves for...
Many low fat products lack taste and texture. Here are my top 10 picks of low fat foods or kitchen staples that are excellent low fat or reduced fat options.
5 hale, hearty, and healthy soups for fall
What better way to eat low fat and to get a good portion of your daily dose of vegetables than to eat soup. Well, not all soups are created equal. Many of those you see at the grocery store are high in fat, calories, and especially sodium. Better to make your own, free from additives and full of nutrition.
Baked Cod Provencal
Cod Provencal is an easy-to-prepare low fat supper for any night of the week.
Should You Eat Shrimp as Part of a Low Fat Diet?
Shrimp are high in cholesterol, so should we include them as part of a low fat diet?
Top 8 Low Fat Christmas Cookies
Lower the fat in your Christmas cookies so you can enjoy a little treat without feeling too guilty. Here are eight yummy low-fat Christmas cookies for all your cookie exchanges and holiday parties.
Fool Everyone with These Delectable Light...
Chocolate chip cookies are just about everybody's favorite cookie, and the undoing of many a dieter or healthy eater. So why not adjust your recipes a little and enjoy a lighter chocolate chip cookie that's still worth savoring.
Low Fat 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.
Never Again Get Confused About Saturated Fats...
One way to cut saturated fat in our diets is to choose liquid oils over solid fats, but cooking oils are not saturated-fat-free.
Make Pizza Night Easy With This Basic Low Fat...
Pizza may not be a health food, but if you top it with fresh, healthy ingredients, it can certainly be part of a healthy diet. Here's a great recipe for a basic pizza dough that happens to be virtually fat free. How you top it is up to you.
Banana Bread Pudding
This banana bread pudding has to be one of my favorite cold-weather desserts. It's warm, comforting and happens to be low fat. What more could you want?
Roast Pork With Apples and Cranberries
Here's a succulent dish of roast pork tenderloin with apples and cranberries that makes a great family meal during the holiday season or any time. Pork cooks relatively quickly, so a Sunday roast dinner can be on the table in 45 minutes.
Pumpkin Bites
Neither a cookie nor a muffin, these delectable, low-fat pumpkin bites are perfect for lunch boxes or as after-school treats. Sweet yet nutritious, these low fat pumpkin bites are a real kid pleaser.
Butternut Squash and Apple Soup
A warm and velvety low fat butternut squash and apple soup makes a hearty and delicious autumn lunch. Serve with whole grain bread.
Feel Good Chicken and Black Bean Soup That Hits...
A spicy and delicious low fat chicken and black bean soup recipe. Serve with non-fat sour cream and baked tortillas.
Roast Turkey Breast
A turkey breast is the perfect holiday centerpiece if you're trying to eat low fat, and if you're not entertaining more than about 8 people. Plus, it cooks much quicker than a whole bird.
Healthier Applesauce and Oatmeal Pancakes
Just about everybody loves pancakes. Add a little fiber to yours by making these yummy low-fat applesauce oatmeal pancakes.
Low Fat Cream of Chicken Soup
Enjoy a warming, comforting cream of chicken soup with just a fraction of the fat and calories of the regular kind. Plus, it's much lower in sodium than the canned variety.
Broiled Portobello Mushrooms
Meaty and filling, broiled portobello mushrooms are delicious on their own with a green salad or in a whole-grain bun or pita.
Spice-Rubbed Cod
Naturally low in fat, this broiled spice-rubbed cod makes a quick and easy low fat dinner. Serve with a green salad and a low fat citrus-based dressing or with couscous and steamed seasonal vegetables.
MyPlate: a Farewell to Food Pyramids
In June 2011 the U.S. government replaced the decades-old food pyramid with a new symbol: a plate known as MyPlate. A plate symbol seems to make more sense than a pyramid, but in reality, is MyPlate likely to be any more useful in helping us eat more healthfully?
Classic, Easy Irish Soda Bread as Close to...
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.
Your New Go-to Low Fat Vegetable Lasagna
Try this healthy and nutritious low fat vegetable lasagna made with garden vegetables and fat-free ricotta cheese. It's a great low fat vegetarian option any time of the week.
Awesome, Full-Fat Tasting Macaroni and Cheese
The secrets to this low fat macaroni and cheese are no butter, fat-free milk and reduced fat extra-sharp cheese, yet you still get a nice, creamy texture and a delicious cheesy flavor.
Spiced Crock-Pot Chicken and Chickpea Stew With...
A sweet and mildly spiced crockpot chicken and chickpea stew that makes a delicious low fat fall or winter supper.
Roasted Vegetables
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
Crockpot Beef Stew
An easy-to-prepare, low-fat beef stew that cooks all day in the crockpot.
How to Make Low-Fat Panko Cod
If you enjoy fried fish but worry about the fat and calories, then this panko crusted cod is for you. Baked rather than fried, this fish dish makes the basis for a great family meal.
Lentil Soup
A warming, nutritious, high-fiber, low fat lentil soup that's perfect for cold fall or winter days.
Wish-Bone Salad Spritzers
Those of us watching our fat intake use cooking spray in cooking so the idea of using salad-dressing spray on our salad leaves makes perfect sense. Wish-Bone Salad Spritzers allow us to flavor our salads more subtly and without all the fat of regular dressing.
Low Fat Bite Size Spinach Onion Frittatas with...
These delightful low fat bite-size frittatas make a perfect hors d'oeuvre or buffet brunch item. Flavored with onion, spinach and a hint of reduced-fat cheese, these little crustless delights can fit easily into a low-fat diet.
Comforting Slow Cooker Vegetable Stew (Only 10...
Come home to a delicious, low-fat vegetable stew that you can prepare early in the day and forget about. Enjoy with some whole grain rolls.
Salmon and Asparagus in Foil Packets
Enjoy this heart-healthy salmon and asparagus in foil. Salmon is a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help protect against heart disease. This dish derives a little under 31% of its calories from fat, so still fits in well with a low fat diet.
Low Fat French Toast with Egg Substitute
Lower the fat and cholesterol in French toast by using an egg substitute and nonfat milk. The result is still a deliciously sweet breakfast. Don't spoil it by adding whipped cream or butter!
Chicken and Leek Soup
A delicious and fragrant broth-based chicken and leek soup that's low fat and low calorie, with sweet onion, carrot and celery.
Light and Healthy Kale and Potato Soup with...
Enjoy a healthy low-fat, low-calorie soup that's filled with kale, potatoes, carrots, onions, and some cooked chicken breast.
Creamy Low Fat Fish Pie With Mashed Potato...
Enjoy a light and fluffy potato-topped creamy fish pie that's filling, delicious and low in fat. This low fat fish pie is comfort food at its lightest and best.
Low Fat Tomato Spinach Soup
A soup for all seasons, this low fat tomato spinach soup makes a perfect lunch.
Mushroom Risotto
A satisfyingly filling yet low fat creamy mushroom risotto you'll want to make again and again.
Lemon Parsley Chicken
A tasty, tangy low-fat chicken breast recipe using fresh lemon juice and parsley.
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