Low Fat

Lunch Recipes

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...(more)

Sauté Kale

Kale is very high in vitamins, minerals, fiber, low in calories and has zero fat. This sauté kale recipe is extremely simple and easy. You...(more)

Bean and Corn Salad

Legumes are naturally low in fat. They are also rich in fiber, especially soluble fiber, which naturally lowers cholesterol. Besides being mineral and vitamin rich...(more)

Dinner Recipes

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)

Kung Pao Tofu

Kung Pao is a very popular Asian dish that when prepared correctly it can save you loads of fat and sodium. Store bought varieties rely on additives, artificial colors and flavors. Making this sauce at home takes minutes and the flavor and quality supersedes store bought varieties. Choosing tofu as the protein keeps this dish low-fat without compromising taste and nutrition....(more)

Asian Vegetable Noodles

Asian cuisine is extremely versatile. It mostly relies on a variety of fresh vegetables which are low in fat. The protein of choice can vary from using chicken, beef, seafood, or tofu. In order to keep this Asian vegetable noodle recipe lower in fat I used vegetables and a tablespoon of cashew nuts to incorporate healthy fats. If you like to keep the recipe gluten free opt for using rice noodles, however, if gluten is not an issue you can also use whole wheat or egg noodles....(more)

Foods to Avoid

Wishbone Salad Dressing: Low-fat or Not?

Salads are considered a staple when it comes to diet food, as they contain leafy greens and delicious vegetables packed with vitamins and minerals. However, adding salad dressing often counteracts the health benefits of the salad, and many dieters are unaware of this fact. Many salad dressings are high in sodium and fat, including the low-fat options. Wishbone offers a wide variety of low-fat dressings that provide a delicious final touch to your salad, minus the extra calories....(more)

The Effects of Having Too Much Saturated Fats In Your Diet

Saturated fats are sometimes referred to as a dieter's worst fear when it comes to weight loss. Diets often describe them as a food to avoid. Health experts and nutritionists have come to coin them "the bad fats." Saturated fats, like everything in this world, have their upsides and downsides....(more)

Foods with the Most Saturated Fat

In recent years saturated fats have been linked to many diseases and ailments such as heart disease, stroke and cancer. While it has not been proven that saturated fats alone cause a person to develop these problems, it has been proven that they at least contribute to them. Controlling the amounts of saturated fats in your diet helps to reduce the risks for serious medical problems later in life....(more)

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