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Salad Dressing: Low Fat or Fat-Free?

The options are limitless when it comes to condiments and the vast array of salad dressings available on grocery stores shelves is proof of that....(more)

Naturally Fat-Free Condiments

Reducing fat in the diet does not require cutting out flavor. In fact, many popular, commonly used condiments are naturally fat-free....(more)

Eating Healthy: Popular Brands of Low-sodium Chips

High sodium causes increased blood pressure, risk of heart failure and more health problems. The recommended average sodium intake is 1500 mg, yet a small...(more)

Snacks

Pumpkin Bread

This classic and moist pumpkin bread is spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and allspice. It is a delicious and simple recipe for moist and fragrant pumpkin bread that can be prepared in just 10 minutes. If you use pumpkin puree from a can you might get a stronger pumpkin flavor but you can certainly make the pumpkin puree yourself. This bread normally tastes better the day after it is baked when the spices have had a chance to develop further. This bread is also perfect for holiday gift giving, so if the holidays are near by, this can be a great healthier alternative to give to family and friends. A nice low-fat treat for fall and Halloween that won't set you back in your diet plan....(more)

Family Favorites: Crispy Oven Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Potatoes are the #1 most-consumed vegetable in the United States. While many potato preparation methods are high in fat, such as french fries, there are simple ways to re-create such recipes using low fat cooking methods. ...(more)

Crock Pot Refried Beans

Refried beans are a Mexican food staple. While pinto beans themselves are a naturally fat-free food, the traditional preparation of refried beans adds a lot of fat and calories....(more)

Dessert Recipes

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Cookies are a favorite childhood treat and a low fat diet need not exclude these sweet treats. Try using substitutes for butter that offer a nutritional edge, such as coconut oil....(more)

Secrets to the Perfect Meringues

Meringues are the perfect topping to lemon, banana cream, and coconut pies. On the surface, meringue seems like it should be very easy to make. After all, it's just egg whites, sugar, salt, maybe some spices, and a little cream of tartar. However, many cooks are left asking how to make this low-fat meringue. The secret is in the entire process. To start with, you need a clean, dry, ceramic or stainless steel bowl. You must make sure to wipe out the bowl with a paper towel before use to remove traces of oil. Another easily missed secret is to bring the eggs to room temperature, since room temperature eggs whip better than chilled eggs....(more)

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin pies have always been a seasonal tradition at Thanksgiving as a dessert that everyone looks forward to. However, pumpkin pies can be difficult to make, especially if you're making the crust from scratch, and it takes time to bake before it is ready. Pumpkin smoothies are one thing you can try if you want your pumpkin pie fix right now. You can enjoy the taste of a pumpkin pie in this pumpkin smoothie without the hard work, time, and messy clean-up of an actual pumpkin pie....(more)

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Miryam Quinn Doblas

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Miryam Quinn Doblas, MS, RD, graduated from Eastern Michigan University to become a clinical dietitian. She also obtained a Bioinformatics and Psychology degree from the City University of New York. Miryam has extensive experience treating patients in the private and public sector suffering from diabetes, weight management, cardiovascular disease, GI... Read More

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