low fat Archive

DIY Microwave Meals

One of the biggest set backs in healthy eating is the time it takes to make home-cooked meals. Everyone is restricted on time these days. So I wanted to give you guys one of my best secrets for saving a ton of time and still eating super healthy meals. These Zip ‘n ...Read More

Food Fraud: Low-Fat Granola

The low-fat version of this crunchy cereal has only 10% fewer calories and is still full of sugar. Plus, the low-fat label can easily lead you to overeat. A study at Cornell University found that people ate 49% more granola when they thought it was low fat — easily blowing past the ...Read More

Cheesy Chicken with Beans

Ingredients 2 boxes Fiber Gourmet Light Mac & Cheese 1 can Organic Low Sodium Black Beans 1lb Boneless Skinless Chicken breast 1/2 cup 2% skim milk 3 tbsp Smart Balance Spread (or other low-fat butter spread) Bring about 6 – 10 cups water to a boil on the stove. While water is heating, ...Read More

100 Calories Or Less

The key to great snacking is to be allowed to eat what you want right? But you have to keep portion control in mind. You can have ice cream… you just can’t have the whole tub to yourself. So, I’ve put together a list of tips and snacks that’ll sneak in at ...Read More

Pumpkin Pudding VitaTops Recipe

 (click the picture to get Pumpkin Spice VitaTops used in this recipe) This healthy treat is the perfect alternative to snacks loaded with extra calories and fat and is sure to be a hit at your Halloween party! Ingredients 12 Pumpkin Spice VitaTop 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 1 pack of fat-free vanilla ...Read More

Tips for a Fun and Healthy Lunch

A kid-friendly lunch doesn’t have to mean a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Not only can dishes such as fruit kabobs, pizza quesadillas and noodle bowls be just as easy to make as a sandwich, you may be surprised to discover how popular and kid-friendly such healthy choices are. Ideas for spreading ...Read More

Grilled Juicy Fruit Kebabs & Dip

Ingredients:  Dip 6 oz. fat-free plain Greek yogurt (like Fage Total 0%) 1 tbsp. granulated white sugar 1/8 tsp. cinnamon 1/8 tsp. vanilla extract Kebabs 1 cup 1-inch pineapple chunks (about 1/4th of a pineapple)  1 cup 1-inch mango chunks (about 1 mango)  1 cup 1-inch peach or nectarine chunks (about 2 peaches or nectarines)  ...Read More

Spiced Butternut Squash on a Stick

Ingredients: 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper 4 cups 1-inch butternut squash cubes (about 20 oz. or half a large squash)  1 large onion  2 1/2 cups firm cherry tomatoes (about a 1-pint container’s worth or 25 tomatoes) Directions: If using wooden skewers, soak them in ...Read More

Cabbage and Leek Griddle Cakes

Ingredients 3 cups thinly shredded organic green cabbage (about 6 ounces) 2 organic leeks, white and light green parts only, cut into thin matchsticks 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour or matzo meal 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 eggs, beaten Natural spray oil Method In a ...Read More

Fiber One® Double-Berry Crisp

start to finish:1 hr 5 min makes:9 servings 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup Gold Medal® all-purpose flour 2 bags (10 oz each)  frozen organic blueberries (do not thaw) 1 bag (10 oz)  frozen organic raspberries (do not thaw) 1 1/2 cups Fiber One® Honey Clusters® cereal 1/4 cup chopped walnuts 2 tablespoons ...Read More