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4 Steps for Cooking Perfect Quinoa Every Time
Determine how much quinoa you will need for your recipe.
Low Calorie Game Day Menu
For a healthy game day, try a few of these healthy and delicious recipes that taste good and also take into consideration a healthy diet.
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.
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?
How to Make Low Calorie Chocolate Chip Oatmeal...
These low calorie chocolate chip cookies just might be a little taste of heaven.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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 Cooking - Search Results
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Difference in red and green enchilada sauce?
The difference between red and green enchilada sauce.
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.
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.
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 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.
10 Oatmeal Recipes
Oatmeal makes a hearty, healthy, and affordable breakfast! But the same old thing day after day can get a little old.
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 Homemade Granola Bars
Make your own homemade granola bars full of whole grains oats, dried fruit, and only a small amount of sugar.
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.
Five Minute Blackberry Smoothie
Bananas and blackberries jam together in this yummy yogurt smoothie.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Low Calorie Boneless Buffalo Wings
Boneless buffalo wings have become a party favorite, and when made with chicken breast tenders they have far less calories than your typical buffalo wings. This recipe for low calorie boneless buffalo wings will show you how to make that happen!
Super Bowl Appetizers
Here is a collection of low calorie Super Bowl appetizers that are sure to please any crowd your might be entertaining.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Food Processor
A food processor can become a useful tool in the kitchen for a variety of tough jobs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Healthy Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe
This tasty and healthy beef and broccoli stir fry is a great addition to a healthy diet. It is easy and delicious and low in calories too.
Mason Jar Salad Recipes
These low calorie mason jar salad recipes will help you assure a healthy lunch or meal on the go.
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.
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.
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.
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!
Dietary Cholesterol
Dietary cholesterol is different than blood cholesterol, and can cause a lot of confusion when it comes to the great cholesterol debate.
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?
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.
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 Greek Yogurt Ranch Dip
This Greek yogurt ranch dip makes for a delicious dip that is easy on the waistline. Greek yogurt makes it thick without all the calories.
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.
Apple Cider Vinaigrette Recipe
This healthy vinaigrette made with apple cider vinegar is delicious on a number of different salads.
Low Calorie Ranch Dressing Recipe
This creamy, low calorie ranch salad dressing is easy on the waistline, but full of all the flavor you expect from ranch dressing.
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.
Fresh Pico de Gallo Recipe
This fresh pico de gallo recipe is easily low in calories as it is loaded with fresh vegetables. Make some to top off tacos or to dip with chips.
7 Basic Tips for Low Calorie Cooking
This article describes seven simple steps to follow in achieving low calorie cooking.
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?
Sliders Recipe - Low Calorie Sliders Recipe
A quick and easy low calorie slider recipe.
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.
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.
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.)
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!
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.
Low Calorie Vegetable Smoothie
Here's one way of eating, or drinking your vegetables, that is easy!
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.
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.
Homemade Corn Tortillas
You have to admit that homemade tortillas beat the ones in the plastic packages any time. With only three ingredients, these homemade corn tortillas are fantastic.
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 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.
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!
Mason Jar Cobb Salad
For a healthy and portable low calorie salad try this cobb salad prepared and transported in a mason jar.
Blueberry Smoothie
Cool off with this delicious blueberry smoothie using fresh blueberries and blueberry yogurt.
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.
How to Make Hummus
Making your own version of healthy hummus is easy, and makes for a delicious and healthy snack.
Dutch Oven
A dutch oven can be a great asset to your kitchen for a variety of uses.
How to Make Low Calorie Baked Egg Rolls
Egg rolls are a favorite accompaniment to Chinese food, but the fried little rolls are usually loaded with fat and calories. Try this baked version to save on calories.
Low Calorie Chicken Salad Recipe in Pita Bread
This low calorie chicken salad recipe is all you might expect in a satisfying lunch or no-cook dinner.
Black Bean and Chicken 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 make.
Lower Calorie Meatloaf with Lean Ground Beef...
You may not think that meatloaf can make a low calorie dish, but by using very lean ground beef, it is a protein-packed, low calorie entree you can feel good about.
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.
Baking with Xylitol
Xylitol can be found in candies, gum, and oral hygeine products, but did you know you can cook with xylitol too?
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.
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.
Tomato and Basil Bruschetta
Italian simplicity at its best can be found in this bruschetta recipe with fresh tomato, basil, and mozzarella.
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.
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.
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 Count Calories
You may get a case of the nerves at the mere mention of the words "counting calories." But this dieting
Healthy Guacamole - Recipe for Healthy Guacamole
Served with baked tortilla chips, this avocado dip can make a very healthy and nutrient packed snack.
Steaming
Steaming is a terrific cooking method for low calorie cooking.
Mason Jar Asian Salad
This easy to transport Asian salad does well in a mason jar.
Green Avocado Smoothie
This green power smoothie is loaded with healthy avocado, spinach and sweet pear for a tasty green smoothie.
Meal Planning
One downfall for many would-be low calorie cooks is simply that when it comes to dinnertime, there is no plan for what to cook! Take a little time to do some meal planning at the beginning of the week so that you are well-stocked and prepared for the dinnertime crunch.
How to Make a Low Calorie Salad
How do you assure that the healthy salad you are about to eat is just that..healthy! It all depends on what goes into that salad.
Low Calorie Sauteed Zucchini
This easy sauteed zucchini recipe uses lots of garden-fresh ingredients like fresh zucchini, vine-ripened tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
What is Vanilla Extract?
Find out all about vanilla extract.
Chicken and Rice Soup
This is a classic chicken and rice soup recipe perfected with a hint of rosemary.
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.
All About Calories
If you have ever tried to lose weight, you probably have heard a lot of talk about calories. But, what is a calorie, and what do you need to know about calories? Here you will find answers to all of your questions and loads of fascinating information about calories from the About.com's weight loss site.
Low Calorie Cauliflower Recipes
These recipes take healthy, low calorie cauliflower to a whole new level. Who knew that cauliflower was so versatile?
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.
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.
Low Calorie Kung Pao Chicken
Kung Pao Chicken is delicious, but not usually low in calories. This low calorie kung pao chicken recipe is full of flavor but not calories.
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.
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.
Low Calorie Superbowl Menu
Are you in charge of entertaining the crowd for this year's superbowl? Even if you are trying to stick by your low calorie diet plan, this menu, including recipes will give you everything you need for the big day.
Overnight Steel Cut Oatmeal
This healthy steel cut oatmeal cooks all night long and is hot and ready in the morning.
Low Calorie Kale Chips Recipe
Light and crispy low calorie kale chips may be the perfect between meal snack to satisfy that salty tooth.
What is Quinoa
A seed that is quickly growing in popularity as a tasty, easy-to-prepare, nutrient-packed healthy food. The origins of quinoa date back thousands of years.
Cilantro
A definition of the herb, cilantro
Lemon Chicken
Serve this low calorie lemon chicken as a simple weeknight meal. It takes only minutes to put together, and is tender and delicious.
Roasted Beets Recipe
These roasted beets are extra sweet and delicious. They are low in calories and excellent by themselves or in fresh green salads.
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.
What are Whole Grains?
Whole grains have been all the talk
Low Calorie Spinach Parmesan Quiche with...
A healthy dose of spinach makes this low calorie quiche recipe one which is both elegant and nutritious.
Mason Jar Italian Salad
Try this high fiber and high nutrient mason jar salad when you are on the go.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Cornflake-crusted Chicken Cordon Blue
This chicken cordon bleu recipe saves calories by using a crushed cornflake breading, lean ham, and part-skim mozzarella cheese. You would never guess that it is low calorie!
Low Cal Baked Fish Sandwich
We know we should be eating more fish for better health. Why not get in a serving of fish by eating a delicious fish sandwich? Of course if you want to keep your meal healthy, avoid commercial fish sandwiches where the fish patty is usually fried, and opt for this homemade, baked fish option instead.
Low Calorie Granola Recipe
This yummy, crunchy low calorie granola recipe, full of oats and fruit, is perfect for starting out your day, or for a quick energy boost.
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 Chocolate Hummus Recipe
Yes, chocolate hummus can be a tasty and healthy choice to satisfy that chocolate craving.
Superfood salad you can make at home.
This superfood salad recipe is easy to make and makes for a super healthy lunch.
Low Calorie Fish Tacos
Here is a recipe for low calorie fish tacos prepared with flaky white cod which is seasoned perfectly with garlic, lime, and cumin.
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.
Low Calorie Strawberry Shortcake
This traditional low calorie strawberry shortcake recipe is trimmed up to be a lighter version of a classic favorite that everyone loves.
Is Dark Chocolate Good For You?
What is dark chocolate, and is it better when it comes to healthy eating?
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.
Low Calorie Soup and Sandwich Menu
Soup and sandwich night was never so sophisticated as when you serve up this menu with smooth butternut squash soup paired with a roasted chicken and red pepper panini.
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.
Low Calorie Chicken Lettuce Wraps
Lots of vegetables and lean chicken make these oriental lettuce wraps incredibly tasty and healthy. You can easily serve them as either an appetizer or a main dish.
What is deep fat frying, and can I use it in...
Deep fat frying is one cooking method you will not find much of when it comes to low calorie cooking.
Teriyaki Salmon
This teriyaki salmon is so simple to make and tastes amazing. Serve it with some steamed rice (brown is best) for a very healthy, quick meal.
Strawberry salad with fresh basil, great for...
This recipe turns ordinary, fresh strawberries into an elegant side dish with a delicate, sweet basil syrup.
Baha Fish Tacos
Baha fish tacos are lightened up with a calorie savings cooking strategy and a yogurt based sauce.The baha tacos aren't missing a bit of flavor.
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 Vegetable Pizza
Vegetable pizza is a great finger food for parties, showers, and get-togethers. However, it is not always low calorie, unless you make a few changes as in this recipe for low calorie vegetable pizza.
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 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.
Freezer Teriyaki Chicken Recipe
Dinner becomes easy when you make this freezer version of low calorie teriyaki chicken. Simply thaw it the night before, and then cook in the crock pot for the evening meal.
Quesadillas 6 Ways
Here's a selection of some creative ways to dress up quesadilla night.
Low Calorie Salmon Salad
Here is a recipe for creamy salmon salad, lovely on a bed of lettuce, and equally as delightful on a sandwich bun as an alternative to tuna.
Bake chickpeas for a super healthy snack.
If you have not tried baked chickpea snacks, gives this simple recipe a try.
Low Calorie Chicken Cordon Bleu
Lean ham, part-skim mozzarella and skinless chicken breast make this low-calorie chicken cordon bleu light, healthy and delicious.
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.

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