Recipe Skill Level: Easy

Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable


Potatoes are inexpensive, one of the best sources of potassium, and provide many other essential nutrients. Boiled Potato Salad or Side Vegetable is very low in calories compared to fried potatoes, potato chips, mashed potatoes, and other prepared potatoes. You get the health benefits of potatoes without the calories and sodium. ...

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Meatloaf Meal

Easy 5-Minute Homemade Gravy

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Packaged and prepared gravies are convenient, but have additives and preservatives in addition to lots of sodium. In about the time it takes to make gravy from a mix, you can make this homemade gravy recipe. Easy 5-minute homemade gravy tastes best when made with pan dripping from roasting meat ...

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Easy Pan Fried Fish Fillet

10 Minute Pan-Fried Fish


It doesn’t have to take hours of preparation and cooking to enjoy a healthy home cooked meal. You can have Pan-Fried fish fillets on your table in about 10 minutes including prep time! Unlike deep fried fish that can take 15 minutes or more to heat the oil, this low ...

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Iced coffee

Iced Coffee

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Americans love iced coffee. But unlike iced tea, many iced coffees are loaded with sugar, calories and saturate fat. One 13.7 oz. (400 ml) bottle of prepared coffee you can buy chilled and ready to drink or at room temperature to chill at home or serve over ice has between ...

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Pasta With Mushroom Pesto Sauce

Pasta With Chicken Mushroom Pesto Sauce


Pasta With Mushroom Pesto Sauce flavors pasta with basil pesto instead of tomato sauce. Although pesto is higher in calories due to the cheese and oil, a little goes a long way. For some people, pesto made using only basil has too strong a flavor. You can make a bright ...

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Teriyaki Marinade & Sauce

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Teriyaki chicken, beef, and seafood are popular quick serve and casual restaurant items. Soy sauce is a major ingredients that is high in sodium. So, most teriyaki style foods are high sodium foods. Foods served teriyaki style can also be high in sugar. This Japanese style teriyaki marinade and sauce obtains ...

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Saffron Rice

Saffron Rice


A little saffron turns plain white rice into pale to bright yellow saffron rice. Saffron also adds a mild flavor to rice. Using white rice is essential for the color to be absorbed into the rice. Saffron rice can be served with any recipe that called for white rice. Saffron ...

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Cucumber-Tomato Salad

Cucumber, Tomato & Olive Salad

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For many Americans, a salad is iceberg lettuce, tomato, cucumber and salad dressing. A good size salad made from the first three ingredients has about 200 calories. Four tablespoons of creamy salad dressing can add 400 or more calories. The dressing adds flavor but very few nutrients. While 600 or ...

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Fish With Tomato & Corn Salsa

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Simple Fish With Tomato & Corn Salsa takes less than 20 minutes to make and has less then 300 calories per serving. Although the recipe uses pan-fried fish, you can substitute broiled or grilled fish. Each cooking method is low fat and produces a slightly different flavor. You can try ...

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250 Calorie Chicken or Turkey Pot Pie

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Pot pies are comfort food. Fast food and casual restaurants serve them, and your grocer’s frozen food isle carries several brands and sizes. But this comfort food can come with more calories and sodium than most people need. Most of the calories and fat in conventional pot pies are in the ...

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