Recipe Type: Low & Reduced Sodium

Broiled White Fish Fillet

Broiled Fish Fillets


Fresh fish is low in calories, saturated fat, and sodium. Broiled fish fillets takes only minutes to prepare and cook, and has a fraction of the calories of deep-fried fish. A broiled fish dinner can provide less calories than an 8-oz steak without side dishes. Replace red meat with fish ...

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Homemade Pickled Beets

Easy Pickled Red Beets


Red beets can be grown in a home garden of any size. Drowning your own beets from organ seeds assures pesticide free roots and leaves. Like most root vegetables, beets can be boiled, roasted, or grilled. If you have a lot of beet roots or just like pickled beets this ...

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Biscotti With Almonds

Biscotti di Prato


Biscotti are one of the most popular and most recognizable Italian cookies in the United States. Biscotti is Italian for cookies like the English (England) word biscuit. It refers to all cookies, not just the long, narrow twice-baked biscotti sold in the United States. Biscotti di Prato is a variation of ...

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Homemade Spaghetti and Meatballs

Italian Meatballs


Americans love spaghetti and meatballs. Italian-American restaurant offer a plate piled high with spaghetti topped with 2 to 3 jumbo meatballs in a tomato based sauce. Some restaurant meatballs are huge providing as many calories and saturated fat as a steak. Italian polpetti is plural for meatballs. In Italy, meatballs ...

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Homemade Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Tomato Meat Sauce (Ragu)


Tomato sauce is a relatively recent addition to the Italian culinary scene. For hundreds of years after the tomato was introduced to Europeans it was considered poisonous. Today, some individuals classify the tomato as a super food. How times have changed. Although this recipe is for tomato meat sauce the meat ...

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Oven Roasted Peppers


Roasted peppers, sweet and hot, have been used in recipes for hundreds of years. Oven roasting is one simple method for roasting bell peppers and other peppers like, Anaheim, Hatch and jalapeño. Roasted peppers make a simple low calorie sandwich and taste great on fresh baked bread like focaccia. You ...

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Homemade Marinated Zucchini

Marinated Eggplant & Zucchini


Marinated Eggplant & Zucchini is a popular southern Italian recipe served as an antipasto, side vegetable and eaten alone or with other ingredients in sandwiches. This versatile recipe is very low in calories with no added sodium. The intense flavor comes from the fresh mint and vinegar in the marinade. Nutrition ...

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Homemade Zucchini Nut Bread

Zucchini Bread or Muffins

Recipe Type: Cuisine:

Zucchini is a healthy low calorie summer squash that is available year round in the United States For many Americans zucchini means deep fried zucchini served as an appetizer or fast food side. Zucchini is high in water and very low in calories. Zucchini Bread and Muffins, like carrot cake, ...

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Apple Fritter

Apple, Pear or Banana Fritters


Fruit Fritters is a quick, easy alternative to pancakes and  waffles, and simpler to make than donuts. You can consider them as doughnut holes with fresh fruit. You can make Fruit Fritters in advance, refrigerate and reheat them in a microwave or toaster oven. Reheating Fritters in a toaster oven ...

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Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal

Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal


Microwave Oven Quick Cooking Oatmeal is an inexpensive healthier alternative to instant oatmeal. Oats are a high fiber, gluten-free, whole grain that can keep you feeling full longer, lower blood cholesterol and maintain normal bowel function. If you have celiac disease, buy oats that are verified gluten free to reduce the ...

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