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.See Popular Quick and Easy Low Fat Dishes Recipes
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.
For a quick, healthy meal learn how to make these easy chicken pita sandwiches. The pita perfectly holds this delicious combination of chicken, tomatoes, lettuce and more.
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.
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.
Potatoes deserve to move from the obligatory side dish to the dinner table's main event. Meat-and-potatoes sounds so sad, so everyday. With these main-dish potato recipes, you'll not only indulge yourself in one of nature's most perfect sources of vitamins, but also have one of the original comfort foods front and center.
Healthy chicken recipes that taste as good as they are good for you.
Quick and easy pork chop recipes can be lifesavers on those night when cooking dinner is more of a challenge than an adventure. After all, just about everyone loves pork chops. They're low in fat, and they taste great alongside whatever summer sides you can whip up.
In the classic fairytale, Goldilocks was on a quest to find the perfect bowl of porridge. Here in the real world, as we've learned more and more about the health benefits of eating fish, many of us are on a quest to find the perfect seafood: one that's not too expensive, not unhealthy, but just right. This can sometimes seem like an impossible task.
Make this low fat, low calorie spicy orange chicken over a bed of spinach for a meal that looks as good as it tastes.
Chinese stir-fry is awesome. We all agree. Is it the fact that's it's such a healthy dish (love that broccoli)?
Mayo lovers, we feel your pain. Creamy, eggy mayonnaise is a beautiful thing. It's also lousy with fat.
Quiche takes eggs way beyond the breakfast or brunch table (although we can't think of a more fitting morning dish). The basic palette of fresh eggs and flaky crust invites ingredients from cheese and ham (in a classic quiche Lorraine) to garden vegetables to hot and spicy Mexican salsas and sausages to create an elegant (and oh so easy) entree for lunch, dinner, or a midday nosh. Back in the day, it was said (with tongue in cheek) that "real men don't eat quiche."
Need some comfort food right now? Maybe a heaping helping of Four-Cheese Mac or something as simply as an oozy Molten Chocolate Cupcake? Who doesn't need soothing in these Dog Days of Summer?
On the night before a holiday meal, dinner should be quick, easy, and light. You have plenty of time for stuffing tomorrow. There is little lighter than seafood, and this Italian-style Fish, made with a mild white-fleshed fish such as cod, pollack, or red snapper, is broiled, so it's very low in fat and calories.
From zesty salsas to sweet desserts, these delicious dips come together with five or less ingredients.
When you are in the mood for a warm comfort food on a fall day soup is at the top of the list. This potato soup recipe is a perfect fit and a healthier choice since it replaces cream with fat free milk.
We upped the fiber in these flapjacks to ward off the midmorning munchies.