Low-calorie doesn't have to mean low-flavor. From soup and starters to drinks and desserts, our healthy, low-calorie recipes serve up a whole lot of great taste.See Popular Low Calorie Recipes
Skip sugary frozen drinks this spring break and sip these refreshing, low-calorie cocktails instead.
In the mood to bake but want to stick to your healthful eating plan? Try this low-fat and low-calorie rustic apple and sweet potato tart!
Make this low fat, low calorie spicy orange chicken over a bed of spinach for a meal that looks as good as it tastes.
Worried about summer's high-calorie icebox treats going straight to your thighs? Chill out. Slurpee Lite ensures your brain freeze will be low-cal.
For a dish you can feel great about feeding your family and friends at your next potluck make this low-sodium potato salad. The salt won't be missed with all the other delicious flavors in this recipe.
No packaged or store-bought dough will give you the tender, crisp crust you'll get if you take the time to learn how to make pizza dough. Takeout pizza might become a thing of the past, once you get a taste of your own homemade pizza. Top the dough with veggies and low-fat cheese and you can turn pizza into a low-calorie, guilt-free treat.
Pasta lovers who want to cut back on carbs and calories won't regret learning how to cook spaghetti squash. This oblong winter squash has flesh that separates into spaghetti-like strands when you cook it. It's a worthy low-calorie substitute for the real deal, and it boasts a fair amount of vitamins and minerals, too, including vitamins A and C, plus dietary fiber.
Pork may be known as "the other white meat," but it doesn't usually top the list when we think of lean protein. We can probably thank bacon for that, but not all pork is dripping in fat and packed with sodium. Pork loin, for instance, is actually quite lean, low in fat, carbs and calories. Learning how to bake a pork loin can add a nice punch of variety and flavor to your diet whether you're watching your weight, trying to eat more healthfully or just looking for interesting new options for your usual dinner rotation.
That healthy low-calorie diet you swore you'd undertake at New Year's (every New Year's, that is, since the turn of the millennium) just got closer to becoming a reality. And all because your favorite food--don't lie, you know it's pizza--is coming soon to a franchise near you in the form of a low-cal slice that would be the equivalent of eating a small banana, give or take a few calories. No kidding.
As the magazines in the checkout line will no doubt soon start to proclaim, swimsuit season is just about upon us, but there's one comfort food that you don't have to sacrifice: a satisfying bowl of spaghetti topped with a zesty spaghetti sauce. Here we've gathered some of our best low-calorie spaghetti sauce recipes --but don't worry, low-cal definitely doesn't mean low on flavor. From a classic tomato sauce seasoned with a blend of Italian spices to a chunky tomato-and-meat sauce that even forgoes pasta for the unexpected base of spaghetti squash, each of these recipes is as hearty and delicious as it is healthy.
For a nice twist from the typical grilled asparagus try it another way: roasted. This side pairs perfectly with chicken, fish or beef.
On a chilly winter day knowing how to make tomato soup from scratch can be vital. This recipe is sure to warm you right up and homemade always tastes better than the canned version.
Stir-fry is always quick, easy, and delicious, and this recipe for Chicken Chow Mein (click here for recipe) is no exception. That it's fast is never in doubt. That it's healthy too -- loaded with vegetables as well as plenty of lean chicken -- is another given.
Learn how to make spinach dip, and you'll always have a simple yet pleasing party dish on hand.
The Thanksgiving holiday feast doesn't have to be a calorie-laden festival of over-indulgence. However, that doesn't mean you'll have to gnaw on celery sticks and iceberg lettuce all day to keep things on the healthy side -- not when there are so many tasty alternatives to the classic Thanksgiving dishes. Of course, for diners with dietary restrictions, Thanksgiving can be a day filled with anxiety; having to count calories or watch salt or sugar at the big feast is no fun.
More and more restaurant chains are trying to take the guilt out of happy hour. No, we're not talking about whatever text you might send after one too many margaritas -- you're on your own there. But as Advertising Age reports, the number of low-cal cocktails on bar menus at places like T.G.I.
I'm usually an all-or-nothing kind of girl when it comes to dessert. I'd rather have a small slice of rich, chocolate cake with thick, fudgey icing or a creamy slab of cheesecake than a big slice of reduced-fat dry, crumbly something or other. Except when it comes to the holidays.