Tag Archives: low fat

Black Bean Tacos with Pineapple Salsa

In an effort to eat a little healthier and a little cheaper, I have been trying to serve one or two meatless meals per week.  Black beans are low in fat and a good source of protein, fiber and folate.  They … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan Skinny Dippers

I posted this about a year ago.  It’s one of my favorite kid-friendly dishes. I was trying to come up with a low-fat version of Chicken Parmesan and here is the tasty result.  I knew the chicken had to be … Continue reading

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Individual Light Chicken Pot Pies

The two things that make chicken pot pies high in fat and calories are the pastry and the cream sauce.  I’ve switched out a butter crust for phyllo, which is only about 1.5 grams of fat per serving.  Phyllo is … Continue reading

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Chicken Parmesan Skinny Dippers

Catchy title huh?  I was trying to come up with a low-fat version of Chicken Parmesan and here is the tasty result.  I knew the chicken had to be baked instead of fried and I had to lessen the amount … Continue reading

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Skinny Caramelized Onion Dip

I recently posted a blog survey asking people to vote for what they’d like to see more of on swellkid.  The winner by far was Classic Dishes Made Lighter.  So with that in mind, I made this caramelized onion dip.  … Continue reading

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