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Unstuffed Vegetarian Peppers

I was hungry for stuffed peppers vegan style and I found these ingredients in the kitchen and presto I made these.


Incredible! (5 ratings)
Cranberry-Orange Chutney

Cranberries are tart and wonderful-and sometimes in short supply. Consider buying a couple bags when you see them; the berries can be stored in the freezer for up to 9 months. Use them to make this easy chutney, an East Indian-inspired condiment that's great alongside roasts, on top of baked potatoes or with eggs of any variety.


Very Good (55 ratings)
Lime-Grilled Chicken With Cuban Salsa

This lime-grilled chicken is bursting with fresh, tropical flavor. We love it sliced on top of fresh greens and topped with the salsa.


Very Good (17 ratings)
MAC 'N' CHEESE

Although this dish is lower in fat due to the skim milk and reduced-fat cheese, you’ll love it so much, you may never resort to the fluorescent-orange boxed stuff again


Very Good (7 ratings)
Hearty Herbed Chicken Soup

Chicken is an excellent way to keep your diet steady and predictable. The veggies in this soup add good-for-you carbs to keep your energy level high!


Very Good (17 ratings)
Herb-Roasted Idaho Potato Fries

Nothing satisfies like potatoes, especially these crunchy, browned, herb-crusted potato wedges. They're great with ketchup, fat-free sour cream, or all by themselves!


Very Good (29 ratings)
Cream of Chicken and Potatoes

An easy to prepare comfort food. Taste almost like a pot pie


Incredible! (8 ratings)
Toasted Swiss Muesli Cereal

A healthy, delicious morning cereal. I mix 1/4 cup of this cereal with a bowl of bran flakes, or a 1/2 strawberry yogurt, and sliced fruit for a quick and healthy breakfast


Very Good (10 ratings)
Down-Home Cornbread

This is one of my favorite recipes for skillet cornbread, Southern-style. It's a tradition for many with chili, pinto beans, soups, greens, and other delicious Southern meals.


Very Good (19 ratings)
Bow Tie Pasta with Peas, Mushrooms and Onions

Easy to double or triple for larger servings. Very quick and easy for when you are in a hurry. Garnish with fresh parsley


Very Good (9 ratings)
Simple Roasted Turkey

Simple, perfect roast turkey just like grandma used to make. The flavors of the turkey really stand out. Stuff with your favorite dressing


Very Good (6 ratings)
Super Strawberry Smoothie

Here's a great low-fat way to kick-start your morning or get that much needed afternoon boost.


Very Good (6 ratings)
Hot Chocolate Milk Bath

Here's a great way to put that cocoa in your cupboard to good use now that you're eating right — mix up a luscious hot chocolate milk bath!


Very Good (117 ratings)
Crock Pot Sour Cream and Onion Chicken

This crock pot meal of baked chicken in a creamy onion sauce is fast, easy to prepare and tastes great.


Very Good (11 ratings)
Chicken Fettuccine With Broccoli

Cooking the broccoli with the pasta saves time -- and cleanup.


Very Good (46 ratings)
Chicken Stir-Fry With Broccoli and Tomatoes

This healthy, colorful dish will have you out of the kitchen in no time.


Very Good (11 ratings)
Fiber One Parfait

This is a very healthy and filling breakfast, snack or even lunch.


Very Good (51 ratings)
Grab & Go Cottage Cheese Crunch

A quick and easy on the go breakfast for those busy mornings.


Very Good (24 ratings)
Frothy Hot Chocolate

Whipping this otherwise old-fashioned hot chocolate creates the illusion of richness, but it's quite low in fat.


Very Good (10 ratings)
Tropical Smoothie

Quick, easy, and delicious, this refreshing drink is also packed with calcium and protein.


Very Good (10 ratings)
Naked Brothers Band *BANANA SMOOTHIE*

Whether a start-up to your morning or an afternoon snack, this shake is a delicious way to get healthy.

Crock Pot Pepper Chicken In Creamy Wine Sauce

Chicken thighs are cooked with red & yellow sweet peppers, onion, mushrooms, and a sauce made from cream soups and white wine.


Incredible! (4 ratings)
Sam's Chopped Salad

As lunch entrées, chopped salads are light yet filling, and extremely versatile. Change a couple of ingredients, add different seasonings, and you have a whole new dish


Very Good (5 ratings)
Sweet-and-Sour Thai Shrimp Salad

Coconut and lime juice balance the spicy bite of crushed red pepper in this summer cooler.


Very Good (6 ratings)
Silver-Dollar Pancakes

You loved them as a kid -- and now you can make breakfast fun again with these bite-size pancakes.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Mexican Confetti Orzo

Put together this meal while the orzo cooks and you'll be out of the kitchen in no time.


Very Good (46 ratings)
Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes

It's the perfect time of year for this recipe! Sweet potatoes are one of the most delicious (and nutritious!) winter comfort foods, and the warm maple syrup flavor of this dish is the perfect complement to cold weather. Choose medium sweet potatoes with firm, unblemished skins — they'll have the best flavor!


Very Good (21 ratings)
Linguine With Fresh Tomatoes

For this entrée, tossing pasta with fresh tomatoes and herbs makes for a quick, light meal.

Strawberry Pie

There’s plenty of sweet berry flavor in this refreshing dessert. Made with sugar-free gelatin and a graham cracker crust, the summery pie is easy to fix and attractive enough to serve to guests. I sometimes substitute fresh peaches and peach gelatin.

Mozzarella and Tomato Sandwich

Want to avoid the temptation of grabbing an unhealthy meal on the run? Then prepare this quick sandwich for a healthy and delicious lunch! It only takes a few minutes to make and it'll count towards your dairy and veggie intake for the day. The best part? It tastes great cold or heated up in the toaster oven! So eat up!

Berrylicious Summer Breakfast

Summer is in full swing, so be sure to take some time out to enjoy it! To start your summer day off right, take a few minutes to prepare this healthy and refreshing breakfast. If you have a table outside, eat outdoors and soak in the sunshine! And don't forget — the berries in this recipe are freshest during the summer months, so eat up!

Lemon Chiffon Dessert

This light fluffy treat is a hit !

Light Lemon Pie

A drizzle of spreadable fruit lends a decorative and tasty touch to this appealing dessert. One slice of the creamy and refreshing pie just won't be enough! It's great for diabetics, but even the rest of my family enjoys it.

Pork Tenderloin and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Packed with good carbs and vitamins, broccoli is the nutritional hero in this appetizing stir-fry. For the freshest broccoli, look for crisp stalks and tightly closed heads. We often only use the florets, but the stalks shouldn't be discarded. Pare off the tough skin with a small knife and slice them thin. Steam or stir-fry the slices in a little olive oil and season with soy sauce or a splash of lemon.

Strawberry Mousse

To cut calories from a strawberry pie recipe, I lightened up the filling and served it in dessert dishes instead of a pie crust. With its pretty color and fruity flavor, it's an elegant dessert without much fuss.

Yogurt-Garlic Sauce

This cool, savory sauce for Middle Eastern Burgers and Veggie-Burger Pitas, but it's excellent with grilled chicken and lamb too.

Tabbouleh Turkey Burgers

Exotic-tasting spices and chopped prunes give Middle Eastern flair to these truly succulent burgers. Serve with Yogurt-Garlic Sauce, slices of ripe tomato, lettuce and sharp red onion.

Grilled Turkey Burger with Roasted Red Pepper Mayonnaise

"These are not your average burgers. Ground turkey patties are seasoned and grilled then served on toasted kaiser rolls with a roasted red pepper mayonnaise."

Cold Peach Melon Soup

This refreshing soup is a great way to begin a meal on a hot summer evening

Roasted Eggplant Caviar

This is a nice dip as a centerpiece for a plate of cut up veggies or it can be served with pita and veggie chips


Very Good (5 ratings)
Garden Vegetable Frittata

You can serve this filling and attractive dish right from the pan.


Very Good (8 ratings)
Poached Salmon with Herb Sauce

An elegant meal with the added bonus that you get a mega dose of omega-3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamin D!


Incredible! (4 ratings)
Apple Pie Tartlets

Good-for-you things come in small packages when you make a batch of these tiny apple pie treats. Sweet and cinnamony, these mouth-watering morsels are a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Chocolate Eggless Cake

This dense, moist cake is sure to satisfy anyone's chocolate cravings. Drizzled with semi-sweet chocolate, the rich cake is special enough for company...if your family doesn't get to it first!


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Ladyfinger Lemon Dessert

This light and airy dessert comes together in a snap. You’ll like how easy it is, but you’ll love the taste!


Very Good (3 ratings)
Chili Potato Wedges

These spiced-up potato wedges are oven-baked, so they're crispy but very low in fat. They're high in energy-boosting carbs, though, packing 5 grams of fiber per serving. What a dish!


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Apricot Tea Rings

This coffee cake is a favorite of mine. It’s attractive, delicious and cuts like a dream. Sometimes I use convenient canned pie filling when I want a different flavor and I’m pressed for time.


Incredible! (5 ratings)
Shamrock Meringue Cups

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with these cute treats! The recipe is a low-fat take on an old family-favorite lime pie. It’s always a hit at potlucks and church suppers.


Very Good (6 ratings)
Kids Fruit Dip

Having trouble getting your kids to eat fruit? Try this tasty, kid-friendly dip recipe!

Chocolate Mint Whoopie Pies

These cute sandwich cookies would be a pretty addition to any holiday goodie tray.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Burnt-Sugar Lollipops

Burnt-sugar is an old-fashioned name for what happens when sugar melts and turns a deep caramel color. The good news is that you don't need fancy molds or equipment to make these gorgeous, thick lollipops. All it takes is a little patience and a steady hand. Wrap them individually in large, clear lollipop bags (available from candy-making outlets) and seal with a piece of ribbon. Look for cinnamon sticks in bulk (to use as sticks) from candy-store suppliers online.


Very Good (7 ratings)
Low-Fat Pumpkin Pie

You won't miss the fat one bit when you slice into this spicy pumpkin pie with its golden crust and creamy filling. Family and friends will love this recipe for a lightened-up twist on a Thanksgiving classic.


Very Good (27 ratings)
Skinny Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mellow roasted garlic and chicken stock replace loads of cream and butter to create this rich and satisfying comfort food. Even using a whole bulb, these potatoes will have a mild garlic flavor; real garlic fans may want to use more.


Very Good (10 ratings)
Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Shake

Pumpkin pie in a cup!

Cottage Cheese Pancakes

These are crisp and golden on the outside and creamy on the inside! The cottage cheese gives these pancakes their tangy flavor and creamy texture. Serve with butter and pure maple syrup.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Banana Oatmeal Honey Mask

Here's a delicious way to freshen up your complexion — a make-at-home mask prepared with oatmeal to moisturize, honey to maintain your skin's balance, and Vitamin A-rich banana to fight signs of age. Plus, it's a treat for your gourmet senses


Very Good (33 ratings)
GARLIC-ROSEMARY ROAST CHICKEN

Garlic lends heart-healthy flavor to this mouthwatering dish.


Very Good (9 ratings)
Crock Pot Chicken Athena

Chicken breasts, lemon juice, balsamic vinegar, olives & dried tomatoes are cooked in a crock pot and sprinkled with fresh basil, feta cheese & capers.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Crock Pot Cocktail Chicken

Slow roasting is the secret to this tender, citrus flavored baked chicken.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Boost Your Energy Salad

Boost Your Energy


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Apricot Delight

With bits of angel food cake and a cream cheese-like texture, this refreshing treat tastes so rich that no one will guess it's light.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Pasta-Salmon Salad

People used to think that pasta was fattening, but the sauce is what can make it a high-fat dish (a cup of plain cooked pasta contains less than 1g of fat). Here, salmon adds the protein while a light yogurt sauce adds flavor.


Very Good (8 ratings)
Tuscan White Bean & Tuna Salad

This salad is packed full of protein thanks to the beans and tuna.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Grilled Turkey Caesar Salad

Now wildly popular, Caesar salads are readily available with all sorts of toppings -- chicken breast, grilled tuna, tuna salad, and, here, grilled turkey.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Chicken Tacos

Tacos are a quick and easy meal, but how do you lighten them up and not sacrifice all the flavor? Use ground chicken instead of beef for this low-fat, low-cal, and yummy alternative.


Incredible! (5 ratings)
ROASTED GARLIC, SPINACH, AND TOMATO PIZZA

Surprise! A heavyweight makes a lightweight pizza.


Incredible! (4 ratings)
MARGHERITA PIZZA WITH ARUGULA

Healthy bonus: Bone-building magnesium and calcium from arugula


Very Good (20 ratings)
PITA PIZZA

Get your pizza fix with this guilt-free personal pie. It's cheesy, nutritious (only 279 calories!) and won't take you more than 12 minutes to make!


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Cherry Chocolate Cake

I've had the recipe for this cake for years—it's a chocolate lover's delight! It's so easy to make...and is perfect for cupcakes and bake sale treats, too.


Very Good (7 ratings)
Moroccan Couscous

If a quick meal is what you're looking for, this couscous dish is the way to go.


Incredible! (5 ratings)
Thai Noodle Salad

Take a break from the traditional green salad with this healthy salad, sure to excite your taste buds


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Vegetable Frittata

This no-fuss Italian egg dish is baked in the pan, and there's no need to master omelet-flipping skills -- you put the filling on top. The recipe makes four portions, each of them about the same size as a two-egg omelet.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Very Veggie Omelet

Beating the egg whites creates a fluffy omelet. Veggies and reduced-fat cheese make it taste so good you'll never feel like you're on a diet.


Very Good (11 ratings)
Double Chocolate Pie

If you thought your days of luscious chocolate pies were over, think again. This light pudding pie is a rich and creamy treat


Incredible! (8 ratings)
Grilled Tuna Teriyaki

Marinating the tuna in soy sauce, rice wine, garlic, and ginger gives it a unique Asian flair. Grilling seals in the flavor.


Very Good (11 ratings)
Lite Bright Green Goddess Dressing

Make this dressing more like the original by increasing the tahini a tablespoon at a time, until it tastes the way you like. Remember that the fat and calories go up as the tahini increases!


Incredible! (5 ratings)
Chocolate-Filled Raspberry Meringues

Whenever I serve these pretty pink meringue cups filled with fluffy chocolate mousse, I get compliments.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Chocolate-Berry Crunch Parfait

This parfait is pleasantly tart and has a nice crunch from the wheat germ.


Incredible! (4 ratings)
Lemon Squares

For a dessert that’s not too sweet, try these lemony treats.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Meringue Nut Cookies

Light and crisp, meringue cookies are so delicious that it's hard to believe that their calorie count is so low — only about 17 calories per cookie in this version. Using cocoa, rather than chocolate, is a major fat-cutter.


Incredible! (5 ratings)
Blueberry Bonanza

This light and creamy dessert is made with milk rather than heavy cream to keep calories in check. Blueberries, whether fresh or frozen, are among the fruits that are richest in nutrients and disease-fighting compounds.


Incredible! (3 ratings)
Chocolate Angel Food Cake

This cake is so tasty, you'll never believe it's just 133 calories a slice!


Very Good (9 ratings)
Coconut Macaroons

Simple but richly flavored cinnamon macaroons, with the sweet tropical aroma of coconut and vanilla, make a dainty, nut-filled teatime treat.


Very Good (8 ratings)
Light Gingerbread Cookies

The kids linger around the kitchen when these aromatic cookies are baking. I make them throughout the year using a variety of cookie cutters.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Super Light Granola

Here's an easy gift to bring your friends when you drop by over the holidays. Also consider giving a jar or bag as a parting gift at your own holiday party.


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