Low-Fat Recipes

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Mango, Corn, and Black Bean Salsa

Rating: 4.47 stars
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My neighbor introduced me to this cool dish that can stand alone as an easy side dish or tastes great with chicken made up as fajitas. This is a recipe that can be altered to use up other fruits you have on hand. I have used a mix of mangoes and peaches to make this, and it would probably taste great with pineapple or other tart fruits, but if you like mangoes as much as I do, you will want to let that flavor dominate. Optional to chill before serving.

Orange, Honey and Soy Chicken

Rating: 4.4 stars
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This is a lovely sweet-and-sticky meal without the guilt the family whole family will enjoy. If you are cooking with rice or another side that takes awhile to cook, prepare that first.

Meyer Lemon Avocado Toast

Rating: 4.79 stars
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I like to use this recipe when I have a ripe avocado that I don't want to waste. It is absolutely delicious and a wonderful source of fiber and fatty acids. Feel free to get creative with the ingredients! Substitute cilantro with mint or parsley, or chia seeds with sesame or poppy seeds.

Tomato Cucumber Kachumbar

Rating: 4.76 stars
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Kachumbar is an Indian-style salad that is served on top of curry. Fresh herbs and lemon add a tangy crunch that lightens even the most intense gravies.

Yellow Rice with Vegetables

Rating: 4.67 stars
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Spanish yellow rice with fresh veggies that everyone loves.

Paleo Chicken Stew

Rating: 4.67 stars
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I made this recipe up when I started eating paleo. I have now found it to be a staple in our home!

Brandied Cherry Clafouti

Rating: 4.47 stars
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A warm French custard with brandied cherries. Almost any fruit can be used in this recipe.

Pearl Couscous with Lentils, Carrots, Spinach, and Corn

Rating: 4.2 stars
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This is a recipe that is great as a side or even as a meal. It's so hearty! It's great served warm or cold. I sometimes substitute chickpeas for the lentils, but be aware that they have a slightly stronger flavor. The white wine is used for flavor but can be left out if desired. Reduced-sodium chicken broth can be used. This recipe keeps well in the fridge and can be served warm or cold.

Sweet Potato Casserole II

Rating: 4.66 stars
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Mmm! Sweet potatoes topped with creamy toasted marshmallows.

Chocolate Crinkles II

Rating: 4.69 stars
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Chocolate cookies coated in confectioners' sugar...very good!

Turkey Carcass Soup

Rating: 4.67 stars
394
A great way to not waste a single bite of turkey. This is a delicious soup and one of my favorites. If you want to freeze some, leave out the potatoes.

Slow Cooker Low-Carb Santa Fe Chicken

Rating: 4.48 stars
61
Easy clean eating, low-carb. Serve over rice or tortillas with your favorite toppings.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Sweet and Silky Strawberry Sorbet
Rating: Unrated
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"This recipes tastes so good, and is really easy to make." – Karina
Quick Stuffed Tomatoes
Rating: Unrated
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This recipe brings a healthy dose of fresh flavors in a small package.

Dumplings

Rating: 4.68 stars
1543

My mother was one of the best cooks I ever knew. When she made stews we mostly found dumplings in them. We never ate things from packages or microwaves and you sure could taste what food was. That's the only way I cook today - I don't use any electronic gadgets to cook with except an electric stove.