Low Fat Recipes

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Low fat recipes that are so easy to make!

Saturated fat is bad whether you’re on a diet or not. So, it’s important to cook low-fat as often as you can. While this might seem like it is too difficult, it’s actually quite easy if you know what foods to look out for. Once you have the right foods in your diet, you can focus on preparing them in different ways so you’re always eating something that’s good for you. In order to get started with low-fat cooking, take a look at the low fat recipes listed below. These healthy recipes are great for beginners, and can kick start your way to eating healthier with less saturated fats!

chicken wraps are low fat recipes

 

1. Chicken Wrap:

– 1 Whole Wheat Wrap
– 3 oz Sliced Chicken Breast (baked without oil)
– Greek Yogurt (plain)
– Chopped Tomato
– Spinach Leaves
– Dijon Mustard

Mix up a small amount of Greek yogurt with the Dijon, and spread it onto your wrap. Next, place on the sliced chicken breast along with the spinach, tomato and any other veggies you would like. This will fill you up (especially if you add a lot of spinach/veggies), and it is very low in fat if you cook the chicken without any oil.

2. Pumpkin Oatmeal:

– 2 Cups Quick Oats
– 3 Cups Skim Milk
– 1/2 Tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice
– 1/2 Cup Canned Pumpkin
– Sprinkle of Cinnamon

Cook your oatmeal in the microwave with the milk (you can use almond milk as well). After a few minutes, add in the pumpkin puree, cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice and cook again for 40 seconds. Once finished, sprinkle with sugar substitute and enjoy! This only has 29.g of total fat and .6 g of saturated fat per serving.

3. Healthy Pancakes:

– 1/2 Cup Flour
– 1/2 Cup Almond Milk
– 1/2 Cup Oats
– 1 Tsp Baking Powder
– 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
– Pinch of Salt
– 1/2 Cup Applesauce
– 2 Egg Whites

Spray cooking spray on a pan and bring it to medium heat before you mix together all of your ingredients. Next, pour batter in the pan and cook the pancakes evenly on both sides until they are golden brown. Each serving is two pancakes, and has 5.2g of total fat and .6g of saturated fat.

4. Soup and Sandwich:

– Low Sodium Soup (look for low fat as well)
– Veggie Sandwich

This is one of the easiest low fat recipes to make. Simply make a sandwich without all of meats and cheeses in order to avoid a lot of fat. To make it filling, add in a whole lot of vegetables, such as fresh peppers, tomatoes, cucumbers, cut broccoli crowns, spinach etc…along with some Dijon mustard to give it a kick. Once you have a lot of flavorful veggies, you will forget that you don’t have the cheese or the meat! Enjoy this with your healthy soup and you’ll be filled up for a long time without having consumed a lot of fat.

5. Shrimp and Avocado Bowl:

– 4 Shrimp
– 1 Tsp Sesame Oil
– 1 Tsp Honey
– Cayenne Pepper
– 1/2 Cup Cooked Brown Rice
– 1/2 Avocado
– 1/2 Cup Cooked Edamame
– 2 Egg Whites

This healthy recipe is not only tasty but easy to make.  Simply take your thawed or fresh shrimp, and coat it in the honey along with a pinch of cayenne pepper. Cook it in a medium-hot skilled with the sesame oil until it’s cooked through. Once finished, combine in a bowl with the edamame, brown rice and avocado. Mix in the cooked egg whites and you have a low-fat dinner that is very satisfying and filling.

6. Veggie Pizza:

– 1 Whole Wheat Pizza Crustlow fat recipes for veggie pizza
– 1/2 Cup Natural Pizza Sauce
– 1 Cup Fresh Spinach
– Sliced Onion
– 1 Red Pepper
– 1 Cup Mozzarella
– Sliced Mushrooms
– 1/4 Cup Ricotta
– 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
– 2 Tsp Balsamic

Heat your oven to 450 degrees and put the pizza crust (already cooked) on a baking sheet. Next, put on the sauce, the cheese and your toppings followed by the oil and vinegar. Cook for 10 minutes in your oven and let cool for a couple of minutes before enjoying! This is only 10 grams of fat per serving, with 3.5g saturated. It’s the perfect meal to end the day, especially if you want pizza without the guilt.

7. Cranberry Sorbet Icy:

– 1 Lb Jellied Cranberry Sauce
– 2 Cups Lemon-Lime Soda (no sugar)

This low fat treat is easy to make.  Simply use an electric mixer to beat the sauce for a few minutes until it’s smooth. Then, stir in the soda and pour the mixture into ice cube trays. Place the trays in the freezer and once they are frozen, put them into the blender and mix until you have a frothy treat!

Low fat cooking doesn’t need to be hard to do, especially if you’re willing to get your hands dirty in the kitchen! Try out these low fat recipes above and you’ll be eating healthier and you are likely to find something that you really enjoy. All of them taste great, and can be enjoyed by individuals, couples and even families who want to eat low fat and become healthier.

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