Low Fat Recipes

Berry Applesauce Berry Applesauce
Serve this applesauce hot or cold. Berries give it a deep red or purple color and add a hefty dose of anthocyanins—potent cancer-fighting antioxidants.
Black Bean Dip Black Bean Dip
Enjoy this low-fat dip with raw vegetables, baked tortilla chips, in a burrito or in the Veggies in a Blanket recipe.
Blanched Bean Sprout Salad Blanched Bean Sprout Salad
This is variation of a Korean dish is almost lightning-quick. The brief blanching of the bean sprouts renders them tender-crisp and at the same time allows them to combine with the dressing better than they would raw, as you'll see. This salad is best served warm.
Blueberry Smoothie Blueberry Smoothie
Smoothies are a delicious way to add healthful fruits to your diet. Frozen berries can be purchased at most supermarkets and natural food stores. For a thick smoothie that can be eaten with a spoon, use the minimum amount of soy milk necessary for blending; if you prefer a thinner smoothie, simply add a bit more.
Bread Crumbs Bread Crumbs
Bread crumbs can be made from fresh or day-old bread and is a great and economical way to use every last slice!
Breakfast Scramble Breakfast Scramble
This is a low-fat, cholesterol-free way to enjoy scrambled “eggs.” Using tofu instead of eggs provides healthful plant protein. Turmeric gives the scramble an appealing golden color.
Broccoli Salad Broccoli Salad
This colorful salad, dressed with a creamy sweet-and-sour dressing, is a delicious way to eat broccoli, one of Mother Nature’s most healthful foods. Broccoli, and particularly broccoli sprouts, is an excellent source of the cancer-fighting antioxidant sulforaphane.
Broccoli with Sesame Salt Broccoli with Sesame Salt
Broccoli is perfectly cooked when it is brilliant green and tender-crisp. Remove it from the heat at once and serve it right away. Cauliflower is also done cooking when it is tender-crisp. Although sesame seeds are high in fat and should be consumed in moderation, they can serve as a great source of calcium and dietary fiber.
Brown Rice Brown Rice
Brown rice is higher in fiber and nutrients than white rice and has a wonderful nutty taste. There are many different varieties of brown rice, each with a slightly different flavor and texture. Two favorites, brown basmati and jasmine, are sold in many supermarkets, natural food stores and specialty shops.
Brown Rice and Barley Brown Rice and Barley
Both brown rice and barley are good sources of protective soluble fiber, and the textures of the two grains make them a most pleasing combination. Enjoy this recipe as a warm breakfast cereal topped with fresh fruit. Alternatively, serve it as a side dish or add it to soups and salads.