Low Fat

Exercise

Can Exercise Help me Lose Fat?

Exercise can contribute to the loss of weight. Incorporating exercise into your lifestyle increases metabolic rate and hormonal balance. When you are following a well...(more)

Healthy Food Ideas for Football Tailgate Parties

Football season means great gatherings of friends, entertainment and finger foods. Unfortunately, traditional tailgating fare is usually not at all friendly to your waistline. Keep...(more)

Low Fat

Simple Strawberry and Banana Smoothie

Smoothies are a great way to start the day not only because they are simple to make but because they can pack a lot of nutrition and can be consumed on the go. Adding dense nutritional ingredients like protein powder, to add extra protein, or flaxseed meal, to add fiber and healthy fats is just one example. Variations are also endless when it comes to making smoothies, as you can swap to your fruit and milk of choice or add any other ingredients of your preference....(more)

Indian Style Eggplant

Indian cuisine uses many different types of spices and herbs. Most spices have distinct flavors and add very unique tastes to food. This recipe uses three of the most utilized Indian spices which are turmeric, cumin and coriander. Turmeric is very high in antioxidants and gives dishes an intense yellow color depending on quantity used. These spices are available at most supermarkets so you won't have a problem finding them....(more)

Stir-fry green beans

Vegetables are naturally low in fat. Choosing to eat vegetables for both lunch and dinner paired with a lean protein such as grilled chicken, tofu or fish will make your meal well balance, low-fat and nutritious. When cooking low-fat foods try to use herbs and spices to add more flavor rather than using oils for it. Herbs and spices compliment many recipes and give unique flavor that can't be achieve by using butter, oil or any other high fat ingredient....(more)

Dessert Recipes

Blueberry Frozen Yogurt

Store bought frozen yogurt can be made with large amounts of simple carbohydrates as well as fake ingredients. This recipe only requires three ingredients and 5 minutes from start to finish. Using low-fat Greek yogurt increases the protein content and it gives it a thicker consistency. Using different types of frozen fruit will also make different flavors. Mango and pineapple are great alternatives. Keeping favorite frozen fruits stocked up in your freezer will make it easier for you to enjoy frozen yogurt in no time....(more)

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)

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