Low Fat Black Bean and Cabbage Stew Recipe
(makes 6 servings)
*2 tablespoons olive oil
*1 large onion, chopped
*1 leek, chopped
*3 garlic cloves, minced
*1 tablespoon paprika
*2 tablespoons chopped fresh marjoram or thyme
*1 1/4 lbs. potatoes, coarsely chopped
*14 oz. can black beans
*3 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable stock
*6 oz. cabbage or scallions, shredded
How to make :
1. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and leek and sauté for 3 minutes. Add garlic and paprika and continue to sauté for 2 minutes.
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Asparagus and Leek Soup
*1 1/2 lbs chopped fresh asparagus, washed and tough ends removed
*Nonfat cooking spray
*1/2 cup onion, chopped
*1 cup leeks (white part only), washed and chopped
*1/2 cup celery, chopped
*1 small potato, peeled and cubed
*3 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
*1/2 cup nonfat sour cream
*Salt and pepper to taste (Nutrition facts calculated without added salt)
1. Spray a skillet with nonfat cooking spray and heat over medium heat. Add asparagus, onions, leeks, celery and potato, then cover and cook for 20 minutes or until vegetables are softened, stirring occasionally.
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3 large apples, unpeeled, cored and sliced thin
1/4 cup raisins (optional)
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup rolled oats (regular or quick)
1/2 cup walnuts (optional)
3 Tbl. butter or margarine, melted
1. In a large bowl, combine the apples, raisins, sugar, cinnamon and 1 tablespoon of the flour. Stir well to coat the apples with dry ingredients. Transfer mixture to a greased shallow baking dish.
2. In the same bowl, combine the remaining flour, oats, and nuts. Stir in the melted butter or margarine, and mix the ingredients well (it should be crumbly). Sprinkle the oat mixture over the fruit mixture.
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3/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 cup margarine, softened
3/4 cup mashed, cooked acorn squash
1 1/4 cups whole wheat flour
1/2 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/4 tsp salt
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
Low-fat cooking spray
1. Preheat oven to 350º.
2. Cream sugar and margarine at medium speed until light and fluffy.
3. Add mashed squash and egg; beat well.
4. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, salt and nutmeg. Then add dry ingredients to the squash mixture, mixing well.
5. Drop dough by heaping tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto cookie sheets sprayed with cooking spray.
6. Bake at 350º for 15-18 minutes. Makes 20-25 cake-like cookies.
Breakfast is probably the most important meal of the day. After all, you literally break a fast, fueling your body for the day ahead. Many people skip breakfast, especially if they’re trying to lose weight, when in fact a more sensible strategy would be to skip dessert or late-night snacks. Unfortunately, skipping breakfast sets us up to grab anything and everything when hunger pangs finally kick in. So begin your day right and spend a little time eating a healthy, low fat breakfast, even if it means a little planning ahead.
Low Fat French Toast
Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Stabilize your blood sugar levels with these special diabetic friendly recipes. Be rest assured that these heart-healthy recipes will ensure that you and your family and friends can all sit down to a meal together, knowing that you’ll be enjoying delicious food while helping you to control your diabetes.
Recipes For Diabetic : Dutch Apple Pie (Diabetic Recipe)
Pastry for single-crust 9-inch pie
5 cups sliced tart green apples
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup quick-cooking oats
1/2 cup granulated sugar replacement
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 cup unsweetened frozen apple juice concentrate
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Low-fat eating is the latest trend among the health conscious. Because obesity is often associated with a high-fat diet, some researchers suspect that low-fat eating offers promise as a weight-control measure. Here are some helpful low fat chicken recipes that make for delicious yet healthy meals.
Herb-breaded chicken, Low Fat Recipe
1 ½ sl whole wheat bread
¼ ts dried basil
¼ ts thyme
¼ ts oregano
¼ ts tarragon
¼ ts paprika
¼ ts salt
freshly ground pepper
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken OR 2 lb bone-in breasts
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There are good reasons for making low fat pasta recipes part of your healthy eating regime. First, pasta is easy to obtain and store. Second, pasta is easy to cook. Next, wholemeal pastas are high in unrefined carbohydrates, proteins and minerals, all of which are essential for a proper nutrition. Low fat pastas should be on everyone’s eating plan.
Low fat pasta recipes : Macaroni Cheese
1.5 cups of elbow macaroni
1 cup of low fat milk half an onion, grated
2 Tbsp flour
2 tsps crushed garlic
1/2 tsp dry mustard
1/2 tsp grated nutmeg ground black pepper
1 cup of low fat cheddar cheese
1 can of crushed tomatoes and basil salt to taste
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In general, most of the salads you prepare with a lot of greens are high in nutrients and low in fat and calories. What people don’t realize is, in most cases its the salad dressing you use add extra fat and calories to your healthy salad making it unhealthier.
Dress up your salad with the low fat salad dressing we have listed below. The ingredients are fresh, and their taste reflects the nutrition they bring you.
Delicious Avocado Cranberry Dressing
What you need :
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- 1/2 cup of mashed avocado
- Tangy Cranberry juice – 1/4 cup
Cheesecake is certainly a favorite among desserts and for the health conscious low fat Cheesecake cooking is simple, easy to follow and still tastes delicious. You will never miss the fat in these low fat cheesecake recipes that make a healthy dessert option.
Cherry cheesecake, Low Fat Recipe
1 1/2 c Graham crumbs
1 tb sugar
1 single egg white
1 c low fat cottage cheese (1%)
2 c low fat sour cream
½ c sugar
2 tb flour
2 egg whites
2 ts vanilla
19 oz pie filling
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This is my first post in our brand new category “Low fat recipes”. I will be adding lot more low fat recipes as I update the site (whenever I get some free time), since lot of people are looking for this kind of information on the net these days. I’ve chosen my first topic in this category as “Low Fat Salad Recipes”
Low Fat Cucumber Salad
(Very easy to make)
What you need :
• 1 Cucumber
• 1/2 Cup strained fat-free yogurt
• 1/4 Cup fresh mint, finely chopped
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