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Since I always seem to be on a diet and trying to lose weight, I've included my personal collection of low fat recipes, low calorie recipes, low carbohydrate recipes, and diet recipes that I have collected (includes many recipes from my main web site that I have adapted). I've also included some (but not all) Weight Watcher's Points to help you in deciding which recipes to prepare. Hopefully the health benefits of eating properly and maintaining a healthy weight will reap benefits for you.


Appetizer/Snack Diet Recipes:

Asparagus & Avocado Wraps

Benjamin Franklin Meal-Replacement Energy Bars

California Rolls

Canyon Ranch Guacamole

Ceviche Martini

Chickpea Crostini

Crab Cakes with Orange-Dill Sauce

Dill Dip for Vegetables

Dukkah
(nuts, seeds, and spice dip)

Fillo (Phyllo) Tomato Tart

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Guacamole Dip with Cilantro

Guacamole Dip (Canyon Ranch)

Homemade Baked Tortilla Chips

Lettuce Wraps or Lettuce Tacos

Low-Fat Hummus

Pumpkin Hummus

Roasted Chickpeas

Roasted Garlic

Shrimp Cocktail

Snow Peas Stuffed with Crab

Spanish Tomato Toast

Spring Rolls (no nutritional data)

Stuffed Deviled Lemony Eggs

Tarragon-Rice Stuffed Mushrooms

Tropical Fruit Salsa
 

Beef Diet Recipes:

Beef Stroganoff

Chimichangas

Ginger-Soy Flank Steak

Grilled Flank Steak with Horseradish Sauce

Meat Loaf "Muffins

Rib Roast with Balsamic Glaze

Rice Meatloaf

Skinny Spaghetti
(Slow Cooker - Crock Pot)

Sombrero Artichokes

Spicy Beef Wraps

Stuffed Bell Peppers


Beverage Diet Recipes:

Andra's Sweet Tea

Mango Banana-Cream Smoothie

Mocha Shake

Orange Sunshine Smoothie

Oyster Shot or Oyster Shooter

Watermelon Aqua Fresca
 

Bread Recipes:

Authentic French Bread

Banana Chia Seed Muffins

 

Breakfast/Brunch Diet Recipes:

Banana Chia Seed Muffins

Eggs Benedict

French Toast - Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

Nuvolone - Cloud Soufflé - Egg Soufflé

Poached Eggs on Toast
 

Chocolate Diet Recipes:

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Sauce

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Cognac Laced Truffles

Dark Chocolate Brownies

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Perfect Chocolate Sauce


Dessert Diet Recipes:

Baked Ginger Custard

Baked Pumpkin Custard

Banana Cream Pie

Cherry Pecan Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Meringue Cookies

Chocolate Pots de Creme

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Fresh Strawberry Granita

Grapefruit Star Anise Granita

Lemon Meringue Cookies

Lemon Pudding Cake

Meringue Shells

Old Fashioned Baked Custard

Panna Cotta

Peches Au Vin

Tapioca Pudding


Egg Diet Recipes:

Asparagus with Poached Egg

Baked Pumpkin Custard

Eggs Benedict

Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce -Eggs in Purgatory (Uova in Purgatorio)

Eggs Sur Le Plat

French Toast - Peanut Butter & Jelly French Toast

Linguine with Fried Egg and Herb Topping

Meringue Shells

Nuvolone - Cloud Soufflé - Egg Soufflé

Old Fashioned Baked Custard

Poached Eggs on Toast

Stuffed "Deviled" Lemony Eggs
 

Fruit Diet Recipes:

Baked Cinnamon Apple Chips

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe with Black Pepper, and Vinegar

Cantaloupe with Spiced White Wine

Fresh Fruit Salad

Fresh Fruit Salad with 1-2-3 Fruit Dressing

Fresh Strawberry Granita

Grapefruit Star Anise Granita

Grilled Peaches

Grilled Pineapple

Peches Au Vin

Tropical Fruit Salsa

Watermelon Aqua Fresca
 

Lamb Diet Recipes

Seared Lamb Chops with Cracked Pepper and Rosemary


Main Dish/Casserole Diet Recipes

Arroz Con Pollo

Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce -Eggs in Purgatory (Uova in Purgatorio)

Sombrero Artichokes

Spicy Chicken Cakes wth Horsereadish Aioli
 

Pasta and Rice Diet Recipes:

Beef Stroganoff

Linguine with Fried Egg and Herb Topping

Linguine with Guacamole

Saffron Risotto

Skinny Spaghetti
(Slow Cooker - Crock Pot)

 

Pork Diet Recipes:

 Cider-Brined Pork Chops

German Pork Chops

Grilled Ginger Tenderloin Roast

Grilled Minnesota Pork Chops

Grilled Pork Chops with Lavender

Petite Pork Tenderloin Roast

Pork Chops Braised in Milk

Pork Chops Supreme
 

Poultry Diet Recipes:

Arroz Con Pollo

Baked Popcorn Chicken

Balsamic Chicken with Pears

Chicken Piccata

Cranberry Chicken

Dijon Chicken

Dr. Bob's Grilled Chicken

East-West Chicken

Grilled Caribbean Chicken

Grilled Minted Yogurt Chicken

Skinny Spaghetti
(Slow Cooker - Crock Pot)

Lemon Chipotle Chicken

Lemon Rosemary Chicken

Low-Fat Turkey Stock

Maple-Glazed Chicken Breasts

Oven-Baked Chicken

Oven-Fried Sesame Chicken

Orange Marmalade Chicken
 

Salad Diet Recipes:

Black Bean Salad with Feta

Cabbage and Jicama Cole Slaw

Caesar Salad

Cantaloupe and Cucumber Salad

Cantaloupe with Black Pepper

Cantaloupe with Spiced White Wine

Couscous Salad with Dried Cherries

Cucumber Salad

Fresh Corn Salad

Orange Zested Wheat Berries Salad

Spago Cucumber Salad

Tangy Tomato Aspic

Three Pepper Salad

Tuna Salad
 

Salad Dressing Diet Recipes:

Balsamic Maple Vinaigrette

Basil Infused Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad Dressing

Dad's Goop Salad Dressing

Pomegranate Vinaigrette
 

Sandwich Diet Recipes:

Asparagus & Avocado Wraps

BLT Sandwich

Egg Salad

Lettuce Wraps or Lettuce Tacos

Reuben Sandwich

Scallop Fish Tacos

Spicy Beef Wraps

Tuna Salad

Veggie Hummus Wrap

Seafood and Fish Diet Recipes:

Barbecued Salmon with Herb Mayonnaise

Ceviche Martini

Crab Cakes with Orange-Dill Sauce

Fish 'N' Chips

Grilled Halibut with Jicama Salsa

Oysters Casino

Oyster Shot or Oyster Shooter

Roast Salmon with Lime Salsa

Salmon Burgers

Scallop Fish Tacos

Shrimp Cocktail

Snow Peas Stuffed with Crab

Stuffed Artichokes with Crab Salad
 

Soup, Stew & Chili Diet Recipes:

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Lentil Soup

Old Fashioned Oyster Stew

Spicy Kielbasa Soup

Summer Gazpacho Soup

Watermelon Gazpacho Soup


Vegetable Diet Recipes:

Asparagus:
Asparagus and Avocado Wraps

Asparagus Parmigiano

Asparagus with Lemon-Mustard Dressing

Asparagus with Poached Egg

Canyon Ranch Guacamole
 

Artichoke:
How to purchase, store, prepare, cook, & eat artichokes

Cooked Whole Artichokes

Sombrero Artichokes

Shaved Artichoke and Parmesan Salad

Stuffed Artichokes with Crab Salad


Avocado:
Guacamole Dip with Cilantro

Guacamole Dip (Canyon Ranch)


Beans:
Roasted Chickpeas


Beets:
Baked Beet Green Chips - Oven Roasted Beet Green Chips

Beet Greens - How To Cook Fresh Beet Greens

Oven-Roasted Fresh Beets


Bell Peppers:

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Three Pepper Salad


Brussels Sprouts:
Hashed Brussels Sprouts with Poppy Seeds and Lemon
 

Cauliflower:
Cauliflower Pizza Crust - Gluten Free Pizza Crust


Cauliflower Rice

Deviled Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower


Corn:

Fresh Corn Salad

Grilled Corn on the Cob with Lime and Chile


Cucumber:

Cucumber Salad

Spago Cucumber Salad


Garlic:
Roasted Garlic


Green Beans:

Grilled Green Beans with Gorgonzola Vinaigrette

Kale:
Baked Kale Chips - Oven Roasted Kale Chips

Kale Caesar Salad - Low-Fat Recipe

Super-Food Kale Chopped Salad


Mushrooms:
Truffle-Style Mushrooms - Funghi Trifolati


Onions:

Baked Caramelized Onions

Baked Stuffed Onions with Spinach Feta

Baked Sweet Onions

Grilled Green Onions

Roasted Balsamic Pearl Onions

Roasted Balsamic Sweet Onions

Roasted Sweet Onions with Mint


Peas:

Roasted Sugar Snap Peas


Potatoes:

Microwave Potato Chips

Oven-Fried Potatoes


Squash:

Baked Squash with Blueberries

Spaghetti Squash with Italian Meat Sauce

Zucchini Noodles or Ribbons


Tomatoes:
Brenda's Salsa

Simple Basic Tomato Sauce

Eggs Baked in Tomato Sauce -Eggs in Purgatory (Uova in Purgatorio)

Fillo (Phyllo) Tomato Tart

Garden Fresh Tomato Soup

Spanish Tomato Toast

Summer Gazpacho Soup

Tangy Tomato Aspic

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Food articles and resources to help you on your diet:

Calories Burned = Fat Burned = Weight Loss
Let’s solve the debate on low intensity vs. high intensity workouts. There are many conflicting statement about how long and how hard you need to exercise in order to lose weight.

Determine Your Body Mass Index (BMI)
Your Body Mass Index (BMI) is a tool that can help adults determine whether you are at risk for a weight-related illness by correlating the ratio between your height and weight with body fat. The body mass index (BMI) is an index number (a ratio of weight/height) that has been used in nutrition research to determine which height/weight relationship are safer, and which numbers correspond to greater risk.

Dieting Hints & Tips
There are many reasons for people who are overweight to want to lose weight. Is it to be healthier, to look better. to feel better, and/or to have more energy. Whatever your reason is, you need to lose at a slow and steady rate for best results.

Food Labels 101
Do you read the labels on the food you buy? If you don't, it is time to educate yourself and start reading the labels of foods you buy for yourself and your family. What are those food labels really saying?

Food Nutritional Value Chart
A Food Nutritional Value Chart that shows Fat Grams,Carbohydrates Grams, and calories for the foods you eat and love.

How To Eat Out On A Diet or How To Survive Without Blowing Your Diet!
Eating out is one of America's great past times, so don't avoid restaurants when dieting! Eating out is fun and relaxing. You can eat out and eat healthy, too.

Juicing For Weight Loss
You need to make a commitment to incorporate juicing for weight loss into a health style change, a healthy, sensible nutrition program you can stick to for life, and new thinking patterns. Do this, and you will soon see a vibrant, svelte, confident, and happy self in the mirror.

Linda's Diet Statement
I hate or dislike (hate is a strong word) the above statement because I am a true "foodie" who loves good food. I still love good food and always will.  I just try to be selective in what foods I choose to eat at any given time.

Making Sense of Portion Sizes - Portion Control Secrets
It iss not always what you eat, but how much you eat - It’s the size of your servings that really counts! Most of us tend to underestimate the amount of food we eat and tend to overestimate the recommended portion sizes for many foods.

Menopause and Weight Gain
At this time, most women (around 2/3 of women) experience weight gain or difficulty maintaining their usual weight. Most women will gain about 10 to 15 pounds during their menopausal years. You also discover that the weight gain tends to accumulate around the abdomen, rather than the hips and thighs as before menopause.

Water - The Fountain of Youth!
If I told you that there is something that will give you beautiful glowing skin, diminish those fine lines and wrinkles, increase your energy level, and help your overall health, I bet you would listen and be interested. All the time this fountain of youth has been right here in our everyday life. Yes, the fountain of youth is water!

What About Exercise? Calories Burned Per Minute of Exercise By Weight
Every activity you do burns calories. The more calories you burn, the faster your body uses up incoming fuel (food) intake. If your requirements exceed the calories provided by incoming fuel, the body dips into its reserves (fat) to supply the energy you need.

Why Weight Matters: Obesity and Your Health
We area growing nation. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health, more than sixty percent of Americans aged twenty years and older are overweight, and one-quarter of American adults are also obese.