If you're watching your weight, you know you have to watch the fat in your diet. Try our healthy recipes for tasty low-fat dishes, from turkey and chicken dinners to low-fat smoothies, snacks, desserts, and more.See Popular Low Fat Recipes
It may sound fattening, but buttermilk is actually low in fat and high in protein and calcium. Unlike skim milk, which is thin and watery, buttermilk is thick and creamy. It even contains probiotics, beneficial bacteria that help keep your digestive system healthy.
Although healthy cooking has come a long way, there's still a nagging perception that if something is low-fat and nutritious, it's not going to taste good. Not true! Healthy cooking isn't about adding sprouts and tofu to everything under the sun--it's about making delicious, healthy dishes out of the foods and flavors you love.
I've been getting a lot of avocado questions lately about a new product called a SlimCado. (No, not named for a character in an old Western movie.) Have those resourceful farmers actually figured out a way to produce a lower-fat avocado?
If your holiday season included a few too many cookies or glasses of eggnog (whose didn't?), and your New Year's resolution includes a return to healthy eating, we're here to get you off to a great start. Since smooth, gentle transitions are always the easiest, we're giving you some of our best low-fat dinner recipes; you know, the ones that taste so good you might not believe they're low-fat. We've got low-fat nachos, baked chicken that tastes like a much more decadent fried version, even a creamy low-fat fettuccine carbonara. Each of these dinners is wholesome and tasty, perfectread more
Don't you just love all those studies that tell us chocolate is actually good for us? Good for our blood pressure and our cholesterol, reducing our risk of diabetes and even aiding to weight loss? Um, they had us at "chocolate."
Baking fish is the easy way to ease back into the new fall season. And maybe we were getting a little tired of the summer routine anyway. Yes, we all miss summer and the fresh array of vegetables that were readily at hand. But, really, so many great vegetables -- some even from our own gardens -- are still available. It's not that. Maybe it's the need to feel like we're eating a little lower on the hog, as in "less pork on the grill" and more low-calorie, high-flavor fish. And maybe we're just tired of cleaning the grill!read more
When you find a good deal at your grocery store, it's smart to stock up -- but it can be a challenge to find new, tasty ways to use up all those good bargains. Each week, we bring you three original (often surprising!) recipes that feature the types of ingredients you're likely to find on sale.
Remember thirty years ago when everybody decided that low-fat diets were the way to go? Except me, because I've never eaten anything low-fat unless it was born that way. Fruits and vegetables, yes.
Make this low fat, low calorie spicy orange chicken over a bed of spinach for a meal that looks as good as it tastes.
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!
If you yearn for the days of the McDLT (hot stays hot, cool stays cool!), the McLean Deluxe (a low-fat burger? OK, it tasted awful, but a low-fat burger!)
Think eating low fat means sacrificing big flavor? Think again! Fresh herbs provide a pop of flavor to any entree but add little if any fat and calories.
Want everyone to eat their broccoli? Then learn how to make broccoli and cheese soup??you'll know that you're serving a nutritious dinner, the kids will just think it's a bowl of cheesy goodness.
Learn how to bake tilapia??mild flavored, light texture, and inexpensive??and you can have a fast fish dinner any night of the week, seasoned with whatever sauces and spices you like!
Set aside the tuna, and learn how to make crabmeat salad sandwiches. Artichoke adds a pleasantly surprising twist to the classic sandwich, and a new layer of flavor.
Knowing how to make tartar sauce is a must when it comes to serving a seafood dish. Tartar sauce is mayonnaise with a few added ingredients to make it deliciously tangy.
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.