400 Calories or Less
Corn and Avocado Salad
Using just citrus means the dressing on this salad is nice and light. So even though you have higher cal avocados and corn, the salad is still a good side dish coming in at just 133 calories per serving. The avocado is what really makes this special – the creaminess blends so nicely with the […]
What a great flavor ! The orange gives these tomatoes a great fresh flavor. Try on your favorite heirloom or farmer’s market tomatoes for a great side dish so low in calories, but so big in flavor ! 2 servings 36 calories per serving 2 T fresh squeezed orange juice 1 ½ t orange zest […]
Chili Rubbed Steak
The rub on this leaves a mildly spicy coating on the meat – none of the individual flavors stands out by itself – they all mingle and create a great flavor that leaves you coming back for more. 6 servings 290 calories per serving 2 t caraway seeds 2 t cumin seeds ½ t coriander […]
Garlic and Lime Pork Tenderloin
Pork just has such flavor ! And when you add garlic and lime you get a great marinade that can easily be adjusted to just your taste. I added a ton of garlic powder to mine and the tenderloin was just fantastic ! 6 servings 160 calories per serving 2 ¾ lb pork tenderloins 4 […]
This is another one of those really versatile salads – you can add into this bits of pieces of all the little leftover bits of veggies in your frig without really changing the calorie count all that much. This is great next to a sandwich or sometimes I have it all on its own with […]
Most chicken sausages are 140 calories or so per serving making it a great low cal dinner or lunch alternative. They certainly don’t replace pork sausage, but take them for what they are and you won’t be disappointed in their spicy, sausage goodness Try serving with Zesty Coleslaw and a small baked
This is one of those good old fashioned tasting desserts. So refreshing, so simple. This mildly tart sorbet is great served with seasonal berries. 4 servings 206 calories per serving 2 c low fat buttermilk 1/4 c sugar 1/4 c light corn syrup 3 c mix of seasonal berries (I used sliced strawberries ...
Summertime is time for barbecue chicken ! I like to parboil mine so that it does not get all dried out on the grill. And then I slather it with sauce 4 servings 271 calories per serving 4 skinless split breasts (5 oz. each) 4 oz. barbecue sauce Place chicken in a large pot and […]
Chicken Salad Sandwiches
I’ve been making this chicken salad since the 80’s when a friend shared her recipe with me. Before then, I definitely was not a fan of the thought of apples and chicken together. But ever since that first bite all those years ago, I have never made traditional chicken salad again without apples !
Angel Food Cake and Fruit
So extremely yummy and so easy to put together – you buy a prepared angel food cake, mix up an orange juice syrup and add some fruit – feel free to mix it up and use whatever is the freshest at your market. This week I added fresh blackberries ! 8 servings 205 calories per […]