The taste combination of tart lemon and sweet cherry is undeniably hard to resist. Instead of gobs of sugar, this drink serves up an entire serving of fruit and a third of your day’s worth of Vitamin C in every irresistible glass. For a twist, make it with frozen strawberries.
There’s nothing sweet about the amount of sugar found in traditional summer sippers, yet when it comes to Southern hospitality, well, you just have to have sweet tea. Fortunately with so many choices in no- and low-calorie sweeteners these days you can have it all (see below for my favorite all […]
I prepared these easy “pizzas” on Hallmark’s Home and Family show for hosts Christina Ferrare and Mark Steines, along with the rest of the guests, and they were a huge hit! They are meaty, cheesy, and saucy, just regular pizza, but they are also lower in calories, fat, and sodium, […]
Luscious, creamy, juicy, and downright dreamy—here’s a dessert that turns decadent strawberry cheesecake inside out. With only 50 calories per stuffed berry, life doesn’t get much sweeter. Mini-desserts are “in” and these no-bake sweet bites are meant for sharing.
This slimmed down version of the popular Baja-style fish taco offers all of the terrific texture and flavor with half the fat, calories, carbs and sodium! Best of all, they are every bit addictive as the original! The story goes that the first restaurant to specialize in Baja-style fish tacos […]
Bacon, without the bulge!! These juicy, beefy, burgers are packed with the delicious taste of bacon yet are astonishingly low in fat, calories and sodium. The recipe was inspired by the burgers served at Slater’s 50/50, a restaurant famous with lines out the door waiting for its big, juicy burgers made […]
Looking for a dessert that EVERY ONE can enjoy? Hailing from Australia, a Pavlova is comprised of a meringue shell filled with whipped cream and topped with fresh fruit. Crispy, chewy, and a bit messy, it’s a marvelous treat (and it’s naturally gluten free!). While making the meringue is not […]
Sweet, moist, and with just the right amount of banana flavor – this lightened up loaf (that’s also low in added sugars) has been declared the “best” time and time again. I developed this recipe using a mixture of white whole wheat and all-purpose flour for a wholesome, yet still, […]
If you love the great taste of sweet, tangy barbeque sauce slathered on chicken (or anything else) you’ll love this amazing recipe which offers all of the traditional barbeque flavor with 75 percent less sugar and a fraction of the sodium of commercially prepared brands that can easily derail an […]
When it comes to quick, easy and delicious, this dish simply has it all. What’s not to love about steamed fresh broccoli, tender chicken, and perfectly cooked pasta all nestled in a thick and velvety Parmesan cream sauce that mimics rich Alfredo sauce, especially when it’s delivered with a mere fraction of the usual calories, fat and […]