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Low Calorie Cooking: Most Popular Articles

These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Indulgent Low Calorie Baked Apple Crisp Dessert
Here is a delicious crisp recipe using tart granny smith apples with sweet cinnamon topping in this low calorie baked apple crisp.
4 Steps for Cooking Perfect Quinoa Every Time
Determine how much quinoa you will need for your recipe.
Low Calorie Green Bean Casserole
This low calorie green bean casserole lacks a lot of the processed ingredients of ordinary green bean casserole, but lacks none of the flavor!
Low Calorie Sweet Potato Casserole
This low calorie sweet potato casserole recipe is a lightened version of the Thanksgiving classic. It still has all the flavor you expect.
Healthy Apple Pie
It's not easy to make a healthy apple pie, but by limiting the amount of sugar used, this lower calorie apple pie recipe become somewhat healthy!
Thanksgiving Side Dishes
The turkey may be the main event at Thanksgiving, but the side dishes play an equally important part! If you are not willing to sacrifice taste to eat a healthier thanksgiving, check out these top low calorie side dish recipes for Thanksgiving including green bean casserole and pumpkin cheesecake tarts.
Can I Bake with Truvia?
You can bake with truvia, but there are some things you should know before you try it out in your favorite recipes.
A Photo Guide to Making a Healthy Spinach...
A special occasion deserves a little something special for breakfast! Learn hot to make an omelette, perfect with a couple slices of whole wheat toast on Mother’s Day. The egg substitute adds no fat and far fewer eggs than a standard omelette using 3 eggs, in case she is watching what she eats.
Make your own buttermilk
You can make your own buttermilk if you suddenly discover that you are out! All you need is two simple ingredients that you most likely have right now.
Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
If you've heard of cauliflower being used for mashed potatoes, here is how to do it. Replacing some of the starchy potatoes with cauliflower saves lots of calories, and is delicious too.
Low Calorie Apple Stuffing
This recipe for apple stuffing uses granny smith apples to give the stuffing a real kick. By limiting the use of butter in this apple stuffing, it also remains low in calories.
Low Calorie Pumpkin Pie
This low calorie pumpkin pie with a phyllo dough flaky crust gives you the best of both worlds. Have a healthier pumpkin pie on Thanksgiving.
How to Make Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes
Serve these low calorie cauliflower mashed potatoes, and feel little guilt as they are far lower in calories than ordinary mashed potatoes.
How to Make the Perfect Low Calorie Banana Bread
Applesauce works wonders in this lightened-up version of a classic low calorie banana bread recipe. Who doesn't love a warm piece of fresh banana bread?
Healthy Crockpot Recipes
Does it get any better than making dinner easy by using healthy crockpot recipes? From chicken stew to spicy burritos, healthy crockpot recipes have endless possibilities.
3 Steps to a Leaner, Healthier Omelet
An omelet may not seem to be a likely part of a low calorie plan, as the main ingredients in an omelet are generally eggs and cheese. However, with a few changes, an omelet low in calories is easy to create!
How to Make Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Oatmeal...
These low calorie chocolate chip cookies just might be a little taste of heaven.
Difference in red and green enchilada sauce?
The difference between red and green enchilada sauce.
Low Calorie Cooking - Search Results
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Baked Potato Chips Recipe
This light and crispy baked potato chips recipe is easy enough for anyone, and will certainly serve to satisfy your craving for crunchy, salty potato chips without all the calories!
Food Processor
A food processor can become a useful tool in the kitchen for a variety of tough jobs.
Low Calorie Turkey Gravy
A fat separator allows you to make delicious, low calorie gravy to dress up your thanksgiving turkey and potatoes. This simple recipe will show you just how easy low calorie gravy can be.
Easy Shrimp Scampi Light on Butter, Heavy on...
This easy shrimp scampi is even more appealing when you add the fact that it is low in calories when compared to a traditional shrimp scampi. Aromatic olive oil and garlic make this easy shrimp scampi extremely flavorful, yet healthy.
Low Calorie Homemade Granola Bars
Make your own homemade granola bars full of whole grains oats, dried fruit, and only a small amount of sugar.
Cranberry Spinach Salad
This cranberry spinach salad is festive enough for company and get-togethers, and easy enough for a nice touch to a weeknight dinner.
Low Calorie Spinach Lasagna
You will be delighted with how wonderful this lasagna dish is, even without the meat. Loaded with nutritious spinach and two cheeses, the dish is highly nutritious and low in calories.
Low Calorie Chicken Parmesan
This recipe for low calorie chicken parmesan makes this popular dish fit very nicely into a low calorie diet plan with just a couple tweaks.
Kcals in a gram of fat
Understanding fat and calories can be a little confusing. How many calories are there in one gram of fat?
How to Make Delicious Low Calorie Honey Glazed...
A light glaze of honey and garlic makes this healthy baked salmon taste anything but low calorie (although that's what it is.)
What are Cloves?
Learn about the spice, cloves and its many uses.
Low Calorie Green Beans Recipe
These crisp, sautéed green beans lend their succulent flavor to low fat turkey bacon and sautéed onions for a superb side dish.
Oven Fried Baked Zucchini
Prepare a batch of these oven fried baked zucchini sticks, using very little fat, for a delicious and low calorie appetizer or snack option.
Quick Healthy Chicken Stir Fry
This quick and easy chicken stir fry is a wonderful, healthy dish full of lean protein and vegetables, seasoned with garlic and red pepper flakes.
Low Calorie Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Here is a twist on your traditional french fry: a healthy fry made out of sweet potatoes and baked in the oven for a far healthier side dish.
How to Make Roasted Harvest Vegetables
If you have never roasted vegetables before, you are in for a treat. With just a bit of olive oil and seasoning, these roasted vegetables are naturally low in calories but packed with impressive flavor. This recipe teaches you how to roast the best veggies that fall has to offer.
Low Calorie Baked Apples
The aroma of these low calorie baked apples keeps your house smelling warm and comfy through the fall months. Serve with a little vanilla ice cream or frozen yogurt.
Steaming is a terrific cooking method for low calorie cooking.
Low Calorie Crock Pot Chicken Stew
Tender chunks of chicken and hearty vegetables make this low calorie crock pot chicken stew undeniably delicious. Better yet, it is also low in calories!
Sweet Potato Bake
This healthy sweet potato casserole goes great on a Thanksgiving table or as a seasonal fall dish.
10 Oatmeal Recipes
Oatmeal makes a hearty, healthy, and affordable breakfast! But the same old thing day after day can get a little old.
Taco Soup
This easy taco soup combines low calorie beans, beef, and vegetables with a spicy southwestern flare. Make this easy taco soup for a quick weeknight meal, or to feed hungry guests on a cool winter evening.
Baking with Xylitol
Xylitol can be found in candies, gum, and oral hygeine products, but did you know you can cook with xylitol too?
5 Awesome Low Calorie Meals on a Budget
If you are looking for healthy, low calorie food without bursting your purse strings, these low calorie budget meal tips and recipes are exactly what you are looking for.
Vegetarian Lasagna with Zucchini
Here is an easy vegetarian zucchini lasagna recipe which uses fresh garden produce such as zucchini, mushrooms, and onions for a filling meal.
Low Calorie Ham and Cheese Omelet
A ham and cheese omelet can certainly be part of a low calorie diet, and better yet, it is easy to make yourself. By using lean ham and sharp cheddar, packed with flavor, you won't sacrifice the taste of a ham and cheese omelet by limiting calories.
Low Calorie Pumpkin Pancakes
These low calorie pumpkin pancakes are like delving into a Thanksgiving pumpkin pie at breakfast time! Serve them warm with maple syrup.
How to Make Dried Apples
Gather firm, fresh apples as the first step in making dried apples.
Healthier Cajun Jambalaya with Rice
This healthy jambalaya recipe isn't missing a thing with plump shrimp, spicy sausage, and cajun seasonings. It easily lends itself to a healthy meal.
Make you own summer berry crumble.
This low calorie berry crumble just about qualifies as healthy with antioxidant-packed berries, oats full of fiber, and nuts rich in vitamin E and phenols.
Low Calorie Lunch Ideas
Here's five low calorie lunch ideas that are not only low in calories, but are filling, healthy, and tasty. Recipes and side dishes are included.
Low Calorie Crock Pot Beef Stew
This crock pot recipe for crock pot beef stew lacks no flavor, yet is chuck full of tender vegetables and savory beef. Prepare the beef stew early in the day and simply allow it to cook in the crock pot until dinnertime.
Healthy Spaghetti Squash Recipes
Here's a few healthy ways to prepare spaghetti squash that are healthy and low in carbohydrates and calories yet high in nutrition.
Low Calorie Chicken Skillet
This easy low calorie chicken skillet dish combines tender chicken with robust tomatoes and the perfect hint of italian seasoning for a delicious and simple meal in a hurry.
Tuna Salad Recipe
A tasty tuna sandwich can be healthy with this low calorie tuna salad recipe. Use the tuna mixture on whole grain bread, or enjoy with a fresh bed of greens for a healthy tuna salad.
Top Low Calorie Hummus Recipes
Hummus is becoming quite popular, and you can make your own low calorie versions of this popular food item in your own home with these top hummus recipes.
Pound Cake
Top this low calorie pound cake with fresh berries and a hint of whipped cream and you have a delightful and lean spring dessert. This low calorie pound cake is also delicious served on its own as a brunch item.
Dutch Oven
A dutch oven can be a great asset to your kitchen for a variety of uses.
Low Calorie Pumpkin Muffins
These low calorie pumpkin muffins make a lovely breakfast or brunch item for a fall day. The pumpkin and walnuts really embrace the bounties of fall.
Low Calorie Crockpot Chili
This crockpot chili is simple to prepare early in the day, and is then ready at dinnertime. You'll be impressed to see that not only is this crockpot chili easy and delicious, but it is very healthy too with lean beef, beans, and vegetables.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Try this brussels sprouts recipe with pancetta and balsamic vinegar for a surprisingly delicious side dish.
How to Make Hummus
Making your own version of healthy hummus is easy, and makes for a delicious and healthy snack.
Is Whole Wheat Flour Lower in Calories than...
Whole wheat flour is used more often when talking about healthy cooking. But, is there any calorie savings by choosing whole wheat over white flour?
Dietary Cholesterol
Dietary cholesterol is different than blood cholesterol, and can cause a lot of confusion when it comes to the great cholesterol debate.
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats
Slow cooker pumpkin steel cut oatmeal smells and tastes amazing on a busy morning when you don't have time to cook a warm breakfast.
7 Basic Tips for Low Calorie Cooking
This article describes seven simple steps to follow in achieving low calorie cooking.
Low Calorie Sauteed Zucchini
This easy sauteed zucchini recipe uses lots of garden-fresh ingredients like fresh zucchini, vine-ripened tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
14 Days to a Healthy Kitchen
Here are fourteen steps that you can take in fourteen days to make your kitchen a healthy kitchen. From servings breakfast to stocking your pantry with healthy food, these fourteen steps will get you on your way to a fit and healthy kitchen.
Low Cal Vegetarian Healthy Thanksgiving
Enjoy a low calorie vegetarian Thanksgiving with these healthy recipes.
Healthy Steel Cut Oats Recipe
The oats used in this healthy steel cut oats recipe offer a fuller flavor than regular cooked oatmeal. Prepare the night before for a quick breakfast.
Mason Jar Salad Recipes
These low calorie mason jar salad recipes will help you assure a healthy lunch or meal on the go.
Low Calorie Black Beans and Rice
Black beans are high in protein and fiber yet low in fat and calories. This makes black beans a preferred ingredient in low calorie cooking. This tasty black beans and rice recipe is satisfying enough by itself for a meal, or appropriate for a side dish to a tasty Mexican feast.
Low Calorie Sausage and Mushroom Stuffing
With no added fat aside from the chicken sausage, this stuffing remains low in calories while being packed with flavor.
Low Calorie Veggie Omelet
Fresh asparagus and mushrooms folded into this veggie omelet are perfectly paired. This veggie omelet, stuffed with fresh vegetables, is a friendly addition to your low calorie diet.
Hummus on a low calorie diet?
Hummus, a popular middle eastern dip or spread generally consists of just a few simple, healthy ingredients. Learn how it can make you healthier and still taste great.
5 Favorite Low Calorie Weekday Meals
Low calorie meals will be easy to plan with this layout of five low calorie menu ideas. From sandwich night, to chicken night, find easy and delicious recipe ideas here.
How to Make Healthy Quinoa Stuffed Peppers
These quinoa stuffed peppers are easily eaten as a hearty traditional stuffed pepper, or as a vegetarian dish by omitting the ground beef. Stuffed with quinoa, vegetables, and a small amount of ground beef, the dish easily remains low in calories yet delicious.
Healthier Oven Baked French Fries
This recipe for oven baked fries allows you to enjoy tasty fries with a fraction of the fat and calories you would find in traditional french fries. Bake in the oven at a high temperature to assure crisp fries!
Low Calorie Smoked Salmon Pate
This low calorie smoked salmon pate recipe is an easy one to put together, using packaged, smoked salmon and reduced fat, softened cream cheese.
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta
Recipe for roasted brussels sprouts.
Low Calorie Maple Baked Acorn Squash
The natural sweetness of acorn squash comes through very nicely in this recipe, making a sweet dish possible without the addition of a lot of sugar.
What is Vanilla Extract?
Find out all about vanilla extract.
Broccoli Salad`
Here you will find a recipe for a traditional broccoli salad, complete with cruncy celery and sweet raisins, light mayonnaise to help cut calories.
Healthy Homemade Granola Bars
Make your own low calorie granola bars with wholesome healthy ingredients. They make for a great snack on the run without all of the unhealhty additives found in commercial bars.
Healthy Broccoli Cheese Soup
This quick, creamy, healthy broccoli cheese soup is satisfying and delicious. Serve alongside a half sandwich or toasted whole wheat bread.
How to Cook Spaghetti Squash
Here's a quick and easy guide to cooking spaghetti squash that results in tender flavorful and healthy strand of delicious spaghetti squash.
Can I Cook with Agave Nectar?
Agave nectar is becoming increasingly popular, but can it be used in your homemade baked goods?
How to Make Wild Rice Pilaf with Chicken Broth
This low calorie wild rice pilaf makes a great side dish with baked chicken, fish, or pork.
Learn about cooking with cinnamon
Ground cinnamon has a wide range of uses when cooking low calorie foods. Find out about this sweet spice.
Meatloaf with Oatmeal
Serve a cute mini meatloaf with oatmeal as a healthy low calorie dinner along with a fresh salad and small potato for a complete and satisfying meal. These mini meatloaves with oatmeal are a cinch to prepare also, so you won't be spending hours in the kitchen.
Pressure Cooker
A pressure cooker can save time and energy and produce great results.
Light Hummus
This lightened-up version of light hummus has everything you'd expect to find in hummus, from tahini, to smooth olive oil, to garlic, and a hint of yogurt for extra smoothness.
Cranberry Vinaigrette Dressing
This lovely cranberry vinaigrette goes lovely atop a bed of spinach or any other fresh green salad that you migh make.
Low Calorie Spinach Parmesan Quiche with...
A healthy dose of spinach makes this low calorie quiche recipe one which is both elegant and nutritious.
Fresh Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Italian simplicity at its best can be found in this bruschetta recipe with fresh tomato, basil, and mozzarella.
Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Homemade enchilada sauce is easier to make than you might think. With diced tomatoes, and a few other staples from your pantry, you will have a healthy, low calorie homemade enchilada sauce in just a small amount of time.
Low Calorie Chicken Tortilla Soup
This low calorie recipe for chicken tortilla soup is so easy it is fool-proof. It makes a terrific last-minute meal that is delicious and satisfying anytime.
Five Minute Blackberry Smoothie
Bananas and blackberries jam together in this yummy yogurt smoothie.
How to Chop an Onion
The first step in chopping on onion is to gather together the necessary supplies.
Blueberry Smoothie
Cool off with this delicious blueberry smoothie using fresh blueberries and blueberry yogurt.
A definition of the herb, cilantro
The right cooking method can make or break your low calorie cooking, and roasting is one of the methods that will suite you well in low calorie cooking.
Healthy Freezer meals
Having a few healthy freezer meals on hand can come in very handy on busy nights when you want to serve something quick but healthy.
Low Calorie Crock Pot Pineapple Chicken
This crock pot pineapple chicken recipe combines the flare of asian cuisine with the ease of a crock pot! Chunks of pineapple and red bell pepper with tender chicken make this a one-pot pineapple chicken meal.
Marinated Tomato Salad Recipe
Juicey, ripe tomatoes in this marinated tomato salad makes a lean and flavorful salad, great for a summer pot-luck or barbecue.
Low Calorie Asian Salad Dressing
A light and healthy asian salad only stays that way if you don't pile on the fat-laden salad dressing! Here is a recipe for making your own, low-calorie asian salad dressing instead.
Low Calorie Waffles with Blueberries
These crisp, delicious low calorie waffles are so good they can stand on their own feet, but we also like to add blueberries for a little extra sweetness and nutrition.
Top 5 Low Calorie Cookbooks
There is a cookbook here to suit everyone, from the novice looking for convenient low calorie fare, to the experienced, gourmet low calorie cook.
Easy Low Cal Thanksgiving
If you are short on time, or question your cooking skills for the biggest meal of the year, opt for this easy low calorie Thanksgiving menu.
Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal
This healthy steel cut oatmeal cooks all night long and is hot and ready in the morning.
Mason Jar Cobb Salad
For a healthy and portable low calorie salad try this cobb salad prepared and transported in a mason jar.
Low Calorie Bacon Omelet
This fluffy, flavorful low calorie bacon omelet is surprisingly low in calories with lean turkey bacon and lots of caramelized onions.
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe
This healthy vinaigrette made with apple cider vinegar is delicious on a number of different salads.
Crock Pot Vegetarian Burritos
These crock pot vegetarian burritos are a simple solution to your weeknight dinner needs. Smokey cumin and spicy chili powder blend together perfectly for a tasty mexican meal.
How Many Calories Do I Need to Burn to Loose...
I am trying to cut my calories in order to lose weight. How many calories do I have to cut in order to lose weight?
Baked Beans
This delicious baked beans recipe is full of flavor with smokey bacon and paprika paired with sweet brown sugar. Its a healthy baked bean recipe that is sure to please.
How to Make Oven Fried Chicken
If you are looking for a low calorie family favorite, follow this easy step-by-step guide for how to make oven fried chicken. Each step is clearly illustrated, so the task will be easy.
Green Avocado Smoothie
This green power smoothie is loaded with healthy avocado, spinach and sweet pear for a tasty green smoothie.
Shrimp Fajitas
Shrimp fajitas easily lend themselves to low calorie cooking. A simple combination of succulent shrimp, onions, garlic, and fresh peppers make a healthy and low calorie meal.
Low Calorie Cauliflower Recipes
These recipes take healthy, low calorie cauliflower to a whole new level. Who knew that cauliflower was so versatile?
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
These low calorie pumpkin chocolate chips cookies have a mere 64 calories per cookies, and give you that comforting satisfaction of taking in all of fall times good eats.
Low Calorie Kale Chips Recipe
Light and crispy low calorie kale chips may be the perfect between meal snack to satisfy that salty tooth.
Low Calorie, Low Fat Tartar Sauce
This low calorie, low fat tartar sauce is a zesty accompaniment for fish served in any form.
Baby Greens and Pear Salad
Here is a seasonal salad that takes advantage of sweet pears in the fall time.
Mason Jar Italian Salad
Try this high fiber and high nutrient mason jar salad when you are on the go.
Healthy Mango and Raspberry Smoothie
Fruit and yogurt have been a part of breakfast for years, but your taste buds have never experienced them quite this way in this creamy, raspberry mango smoothie.
Mason Jar Asian Salad
This easy to transport Asian salad does well in a mason jar.
Pumpkin Tart
These adorable pumpkin tarts aren't only delicious, but also lower in calories than you would expect. A graham cracker crust wraps itself around a sweet pumpkin cheescake center in this tasty pumpkin tart recipe.
Low Calorie Vegetable Smoothie
Here's one way of eating, or drinking your vegetables, that is easy!
Scalloped Low Calorie Potato Dish
This low calorie potato dish is layered with buttery yukon gold potatoes and creamy swiss cheese. Luckily, these low calorie potatoes are not layered with calories.
What is Nutmeg?
Learn about nutmeg and its uses in low calorie cooking.
Are Cilantro and Coriander the Same Thing?
Learn about coriander and its used in low calorie cooking.
Make Your Own Baked Tortilla Chips
If you are needing something crunchy and salty, but do not want all the calories that go it, try this low calorie baked tortilla chip recipe and have delicious, crisp chips in a matter of minutes.
Low Calorie Salad Dressings
Here's easy recipes for my favorite low calorie salad dressings. Included, you will find recipes for low calorie ranch salad dressings, thousand island, honey mustard, and asian viniagrette.
Low Calorie Chicken and Black Bean Burritos
These low calorie and low fat black bean and chicken burritos are a delicious solution for a hungry bunch. Not only are they delicious, but they are also simple to throw together and will keep the crowd happy.
Baked Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese
This recipe for cauliflower macaroni and cheese utilizes steamed cauliflower to add bulk to the dish without adding many calories. So, you can enjoy this baked macaroni dish and add a serving of vegetables at the same time.
Raisin and Spice Oatmeal with Almonds
This recipe is truly for a one-dish complete breakfast with whole grains, dried fruit, protein-rich almonds, and a bit of non-fat milk.
Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes
On an especially busy night, look to these five recipe ideas for a healthy and quick meal, ready in under 30 minutes.
Low Calorie Black Bean Burgers
If you love burgers, but not the guilt of diving into a greasy double decker, try these Black Bean Burgers as a yummy substitution.
Slow Cooker Hawaiian Chicken
This slow cooker Hawaiian chicken recipe is low in calories yet is easy to prepare and tastes great.
Low Calorie Shrimp Appetizer Skewers
These shrimp appetizer skewers are fancy enough to serve at your next party or get together, and will impress you friends with their punchy terriyaki flavor. The main ingredients are fresh, low fat shrimp and pineapple, keeping the shrimp appetizer low in fat and calories.
Pizza Sauce
An easy low calorie pizza sauce is easy to make with canned tomotoes and a few spices. You'll never go back to processed pizza sauce again.
Strawberry salad with fresh basil, great for...
This recipe turns ordinary, fresh strawberries into an elegant side dish with a delicate, sweet basil syrup.
Pumpkin Dinner Rolls
Pumpkin dinner rolls add an extra festive element to your holiday meal. Canned pumpkin can be used to make these dinner rolls extra soft and delicious.
Quesadillas 6 Ways
Here's a selection of some creative ways to dress up quesadilla night.
Low Calorie Sugar Cookies
These low calorie sugar cookies are great for creating festive holiday cookies, whether you use a Valentine's, Christmas, or other holiday theme.
Low Calorie Seven Layer Dip
You might be suprised to know that the popular seven layer dip really can be low calorie and somewhat healthy! This recipe shows you just how this can be.
Low Calorie Chocolate Hummus Recipe
Yes, chocolate hummus can be a tasty and healthy choice to satisfy that chocolate craving.
Juicy oven fried chicken without the guilt.
This is a satisfying version of an american classic, baked to a perfect crisp as opposed to being fried.
What are Whole Grains?
Whole grains have been all the talk
Low Cal Quinoa Recipes
Quinoa is delcious in stuffed peppers, hearty pilafs, and even thai dishes! With loads of protein, fiber, and nutrients, quinoa is not only delicious but healthy.

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