Low Fat Dinners

Planning a dinner for family or guests, and want to keep the fat low? From simple suppers to dinner parties and more, our healthy, low-fat recipes are sure to please everyone at your table.

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Healthy Dinners: Low Fat, Big Flavor

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.

Buttermilk: Low-Fat Ingredient, High-Fat Name

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.

Light Low-Cal Summer Dinners

Isn't there supposed to be a gene that curbs your appetite in hot weather? Because I don't seem to have it. I get just as hungry in the heat as I do in winter.

The Skinny on Low-Fat Avocados: Real Healthy

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?

6 Best Low-Fat Dinner Recipes: Familiar Favorites Made Healthier

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.

Low-Fat Chocolate as Rich as the Real Stuff?

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."

Easy Baked Fish -- Low Fat, No Fuss Recipes

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.

3 Things to Make With...Low-Fat Yogurt

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.

Pork Tonkatsu

Kellogg's
Total: 1 hr 20 mins

How to Make Green Bean Casserole

Remember back when Sunday dinners and holidays just weren't complete without everyone's favorite green bean casserole on the table? We all loved those crunchy fried onions topping the creamy blend of mushroom soup and beans. Learning how to make green bean casserole was a new cook's rite of passage, and this recipe sat in almost everyone's recipe box.

Maple Bean and Sausage Dinner

Kellogg's

Cold weather demands hearty, warm meals. Your family will rave about this healthy, maple-flavored mixture of Great Northern beans, black beans and smoked turkey sausage.

Total: 6 hrs 10 mins

Counting Carbs? Count on Dessert! 8 Fabulous Low-Carb Desserts

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.

Polenta and Black Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

This meatless meal is very satisfying because of the high-protein, high-fiber ingredients.

Total: 20 mins

Cheesy Butternut Squash Cavatappi Bake

Better Homes and Gardens

Chili-Rubbed Drumsticks

Better Homes and Gardens

A spicy chili rubs seasons these turkey drumsticks prior to smoke cooking. Serve with your choice of bottled salsa or barbecue sauce.

Pork Chops with Barbecue Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

With no added salt, the sweet and tangy barbecue sauce is a low-sodium alternative to purchased sauces.

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