Found this recipe on Tasteofhome.com but it was not skinny enough for me. I substituted some ingredients and fell in love with this recipe. Light, airy, and so tasty. I kept eating these with my breakfast, but it makes great muffins for a dinner meal as well. Very easy!  Goes into my vault of regular recipes to make. Print ...

If you’ve tried to buy healthy food at the grocery store, you might have been put off by the price. After all, organic apples are so much more expensive than conventionally grown ones, and whole grain snack crackers cost more than white soda crackers. But those price comparisons are not the whole picture – maybe whole grain snack crackers cost more than...

Posted on Sep 3 2014 - 10:06am by lowfatchick
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Tuna noodle casserole is an all time favorite. It can sometimes be a little rich with calories, so I opted to lower the calories and saturated fat by using 1% milk, olive oil, and reduced fat cheese. Unfortunately, I did not reduce the butter in the sauce because it is required for a bechamel sauce. I like this very much but note you should make sure your bechamel...

These days, with the economy faltering, people are turning to their home stoves and cookware rather than dialing up for take-out or delivery, or heading to a restaurant. Other times people choose to eat at home because they think it’s healthier and better for the family, and finances are only part of that. Regardless, cooking at home can make all the difference....

Posted on Sep 2 2014 - 7:21am by lowfatchick
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I love enchiladas but it is difficult to make a healthy version when lots of meat and cheese are involved. Using shrimp instead cuts the fat down significantly.  I have made shrimp enchiladas before, but these were very spicy and not for a family. This recipe can be shared with your family, as it is mild in spice but has good flavor. It is also filling, so eat up...

As we know, a habit can be either good or bad and can certainly become a way of life. It is up to us to choose whether or not we want healthy eating habits incorporated to our daily lives. When we view healthy eating habits as a choice and not something that has been forced upon us, we have the power to incorporate those healthy eating habits into the next year....

Leave it to Food and Wine magazine to provide such a quality quick bread recipe. I am big on zucchini bread so adding carrots and coconut must be a home run of flavor. And it was! The original recipe called for sweetened coconut but we used unsweetened as there is enough sugar in this recipe, and we reduced the amount by not sprinkling any on top before baking. We...

Thumbing through a Women’s Day magazine, I discovered this recipe. My eyes lit up when I saw it combined broccolini and spaghetti, as both are a favorite. Pretty easy to make, and when you roast the broccolini, your kitchen smells amazing. Would be good to serve with a side salad, so you have a nice filling meal. Print ...

Last weekend I opened an old box of magazines I have had sitting in my garage for a while. When I moved from Atlanta, GA to Norwalk, CT, I had the movers pack up all my foodie magazines. Well, since I cracked open the box, I discovered almost 100 magazines!  So, I am going through each of them over the next month and removing what recipes I want.  Well, I came across...

Posted on Aug 23 2014 - 10:04am by lowfatchick
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Hot and spicy chicken fingers is something this former southern gal cannot resist. But, the traditional fried version is not healthy. What are my options? Well, I have tried a few baked recipes but none came out as well as this recipe from Better Homes and Gardens. It was really easy, had solid flavor, is low in saturated fat, and when I threw the chicken fingers...