Quick and Easy Low Fat Dishes

If they're made right, healthy low-fat recipes taste just as good as their full-fat counterparts. From oatmeal to snacks to suppers, our healthy low-fat recipes are easy, quick, and delicious.

Melty Rhubarb Goat Cheese and Peppers

Better Homes and Gardens

A parchment packet contains all of the flavors, aromas, juices (and messes!) as you bake up this quick vegetable side dish.

Apple-Cinnamon Parfaits

Family Circle

Combine crunchy and creamy textures when you make this parfait. Layered spiced apples, apple-cinnamon yogurt, and crunchy granola make it look as good as it tastes.

Mini Lamb Sliders

Family Circle

Mini pitas act like the Greek version of hamburger buns for these unique lamb sliders.

Red Rice & Lentils

Family Circle

Muffin Pan Pizza

Parents

Pizza crust-lovers will adore these savory "cupcakes" all of the tasty toppings are mixed in with whole-wheat dough before baking in a muffin pan.

Hearty Multigrain Pancakes

Midwest Living

We upped the fiber in these flapjacks to ward off the midmorning munchies.

Ginger Shrimp and Rice

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins

Chicken-Vegetable Casserole

Midwest Living

Chicken-Vegetable Casserole

Total: 25 mins

Ginger-Green Tea Waffles with Summer Peach Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

Ginger and green tea provide a zesty twist on traditional waffle batter. Serve with homemade peach sauce for a sweet seasonal breakfast.

Ham with Five-Spice Vegetables

Better Homes and Gardens

It takes just 20 minutes to get this Asian-inspired ham and vegetable dinner on the table.

Total: 20 mins

Queso Chihuahua Polenta

Better Homes and Gardens

The secret to great queso is using shredded Chihuahua cheese. Add some cheesy goodness to your polenta side dish by stirring in some of the ooey-gooey goodness.

Total: 10 mins

Creamy Salad Dressing

Better Homes and Gardens

Add this low-fat salad dressing to coleslaw, pasta salad, and potato salad, or drizzle it over fresh greens.

Total: 5 mins

Ham & Cheddar Petite Quiche

Parents

Wouldn't these mini egg cups be the perfect appetizer for a spring or Easter brunch? Make this easy recipe your own by using any cheese and your favorite protein.

Breakfast "Risotto" with Fried Eggs

Diabetic Living

Can't decide between oatmeal or eggs for breakfast? This savory mash-up lets you indulge in both (plus cheese and vegetables) for less than 200 calories!

Lemony Shrimp Orecchiette

Parents

Mutitask to make this nutritious dinner in a flash. While the pasta boils, cook the shrimp and peas, then combine, top with basil and serve.

Cantonese Shrimp

Family Circle
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