Low Fat Snacks
Snacks can spell trouble when you're on a diet, but these healthy, low-fat snack recipes won't pile on the calories. From healthy after-school snacks to party snacks and more, our recipe selection offers plenty of tasty, low-fat choices.See Popular Low Fat Snacks 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?
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."
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.
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.
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.
This tasty snack serves one person for those times when you don't want to share. But it's easily doubled or tripled if company's coming.
These easy soybean snacks have a great crunch and are very versatile. Give them a kick with cayenne pepper or chili powder.
Layer this whole grain granola in a fruit and yogurt parfait, sprinkle on top of fresh or cooked fruit or simply eat a serving in a bowl with a splash of milk.
Have extra Panera bagels on hand? Make these irresistibly crunchy bagel chips with a refreshing cucumber dip on the side.
All of the components of an everything bagel, including sesame seeds, poppy seeds, garlic and onion, make an appearance in these crispy crackers.
Make this cheesy bread as a side recipe for a bowl of soup on a snowy day. Or make them for a child's snack.
Kids will get a kick out selecting and skewering the fruit onto these colorful kabobs.
We packed this snack mix with extra protein and nutrients by adding soy nuts. You can find plain or flavored roasted soy nuts at large supermarkets or health-food stores.
Toss the spices and chickpeas together and bake to create a super simple snack that's also high in fiber and nutrients.