Category Archives: Low Calorie

Honey-Lime Drumsticks with Snow Peas and Brown Rice

This full-flavored dinner requires only $9.60 and 30 minutes to make 4 servings… that’s fast food at its finest. The vibrant glaze–which pulls bold flavors from soy sauce, honey, lime juice, fresh ginger, and garlic–would be equally delicious on chicken breasts. INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons lower-sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons hot water 2 […]

Low Cholesterol Recipe: Healthy Cauliflower Rice

Cauliflower can shine in many forms. This recipe shows how simple it is to turn the florets into a healthy, low-carb meal or side dish–our version has only about 1/4 of the carbohydrates in rice. With the olive oil and browned onions, the cauliflower has enough flavor to satisfy by itself, and it can also […]

CHOCOLATE CAKE, DIABETIC VERSION

Ready in: 1 hourServes: 10 INGREDIENTS 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar  3/4 cup cocoa powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 cups low-fat buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup egg substitute  2 teaspoons vanilla extract  1 […]

Pre-Workout Tropical Fruit Salad

Pre-Workout Tropical Fruit Salad

Serves 1 | Cals: 370, P: 27g, C: 32g, F: 12g The greek yogurt is a solid source of protein, the carbs in the pineapple and mango give me great energy and there are digestive enzymes in the pineapple as well. The fats in the cashews are healthy, and together it all makes for a great combo. […]

Recipe: Chicken & Asparagus Crepes

Chicken and Asparagus Crepes

INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for the dish 2 1/2 cups shredded rotisserie chicken 1 1/2 cups cheese 3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese, plus more for serving 1/4 cup chopped fresh herbs (such as parsley, dill, chives or mint) Salt and freshly ground pepper 8 store-bought crepes (about 9 inches each) 1 shallot, […]

Quick & Healthy Dinner: 20 Minutes Honey Garlic Shrimp

Maybe we need a super quick super healthy dinner this week because maybe we had too many fat slices of cake followed by a fatter slice of pizza lately. All that food was consumed with the biggest smile but it’s time for a healthy recharge right about now. You feel me? Here is another simple, fast, healthy […]

7 Amazing Garcinia Cambogia Benefits

The name Garcinia cambogia has become well known across the world in recent years for its health benefits, including its ability to aid in weight loss, increase metabolism, boost energy levels, reduce stress, fight depression, lower cholesterol, and regulate blood sugar, among others. What is Garcinia Cambogia? Garcinia cambogia is a small pumpkin-shaped fruit which is typically light green or […]

Recipe: Stuffed Tomatoes with Chicken Quinoa

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So gorgeous and flavorful! These stuffed tomatoes with chicken and quinoa will provide all the nutrition you need for a healthy, balanced meal. INGREDIENTS 6 tomatoes, tops cut and seeded 3 cups cooked quinoa 7 ounces (200g) chicken breast or tights, minced 1 stalk celery, finely minced (or small bunch of parsley) 1 onion, finely minced 1/2 […]

Recipe: Raspberry-Buttermilk Ice Pops

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Lighten up! Replace the sour cream and buttermilk with 1 cup plain nonfat yogurt to save 7 grams of fat and 41 calories per serving. Serves: 4 Pops , Total time: 2hour 30mins INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh raspberries 3/4 cup sour cream 1/4 cup buttermilk 3 tbsp honey 1 tbsp fresh lemon juice INSTRUCTIONS In […]