Recipe Type: Gluten Free

Yogurt, Fruit & Granola


Granola bars are convenient, but like most prepared foods, convenience comes at a price. The banana granola bar pictured below is less than 1 ounce (25 g) and has 110 calories. It’s also low in sodium (40 mg). That does not seem too bad except you only get 1 gram ...

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Slow Cooker Chuck Roast


One of the simplest ways to incorporate home cooked meals into your diet if you have little or no cooking experience or time to cook, is using a slow cooker also known by the trade name Crock Pot. Slow Cooker Chuck Roast is an economical meal for 4 to 6 ...

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Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers


Vegetarian Stuffed Bell Peppers is a meatless version of Italian Stuffed Peppers. You can use any size or color bell pepper for this recipe. One-half large stuffed bell pepper can be a meal in its self providing about 12 ounces of food, 11 grams of protein, and only 290 calories. This ...

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Chicken Vegetable stir-fry

Easy Chinese Vegetable and Chicken Stir-Fry


Stir-frying foods, whether using a wok or skillet, is a quick, simple method for cooking delicious low calorie foods for one or more people. You can make Easy Chinese Vegetable and Chicken Stir-Fry in less than 30 minutes including boiling water to cook the rice. If you have leftover cooked rice, ...

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Coconut Shrimp

Easy Gluten-Free Coconut Shrimp


Coconut shrimp is a popular appetizer and entree in the United States. The coconut provides a sweet crispness to succulent shrimp. Easy Coconut Shrimp recipe is gluten free and has less calories than most coconut shrimp recipes by replacing tempura  or other batter with beaten egg white. Prep time takes ...

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One-Pan Chinese Shrimp and Vegetables

One-Pan Chinese-Style Shrimp & Vegetables


Chinese and other Asian foods can be very low calorie. A 10 ounce (270 g) serving of One-Pan Chinese-Style Shrimp & Vegetables has less than 300 calories and takes about 30 minutes to prepare and cook. This recipe using frozen Chinese-style stir fry vegetables. In the United States there are two ...

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Plate of Homemade Nachos

Nachos MedGrande


Hola! Nachos are a popular Tex-Mex appetizer served by many Mexican American restaurants. The original nachos consisting of fried corn tortilla chips covered with cheddar cheese and jalapeños were created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in 1943. Today, there are so many varieties of nachos, this recipe is only one example. ...

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Pseudo Eggs Benedict With Cheese Sauce

15 Minute 65-Calorie Cheese Sauce


15 Minute 65-Calorie Cheese Sauce is a easy, versatile recipe for quick homemade macaroni and cheese using white or yellow cheddar cheese, Alfredo sauce using Parmigiano Reggiano or other good quality parmesan cheese, or as a substitute for high calorie high fat Hollandaise sauce on vegetables or eggs. Adjust the amount ...

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Salad with homemade 1000 Island Dressing

25 Calorie Thousand Island Dressing


One memory I have growing up in central Phoenix was an occasional visit to Bob’s Big Boy restaurant for their double decker cheese burger with Thousand Island dressing. The meal was superior to McDonald’s Big Mac™ and fries. Their was no secret to Bob’s sauce. Thousand Island dressing has been ...

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Homemade Ranch Dressing

25 Calorie Homemade Ranch Dressing and Dip


Buttermilk based ranch dressing has been an American favorite since its inception in the 1950’s. This homemade ranch dressing and dip has about 60 percent less calories than commercially prepared full-fat ranch dressing without sacrificing flavor. Like all processed foods sold today, what you get is not the same ranch dressing ...

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