Guilt-Free, No-Compromise Recipes

Fit into your skinny jeans while still splurging on favorites like burgers, lasagna, and even chocolate-chip cookies. These recipes all have fewer than 300 calories and 10 grams of fat per serving.

  • Creamy Feta-Spinach Dip

    Creamy Dip

    There's no need to be a party pooper while trimming down. Salty feta adds bite while low-fat yogurt and sour cream keep this spinach dip creamy but guilt-free. Each serving clocks in with fewer than 80 calories–just use vegetables for low-cal dippers.
  • Herb Cloverleaf Rolls
    RANDY MAYOR

    Bread Basket

    Eat bread and still lose weight? Sure, since these rolls have less than 2 grams of fat each. Plus, a trio of flavorful herbs–rosemary, thyme, and oregano–make it easier to pass on the butter.
  • Caesar Salad with Chile-Cilantro Dressing
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro; Leigh Ann Ross

    Creamy Caesar Salad

    Known for being a high-fat food, this Caesar salad breaks tradition. By substituting fat-free yogurt instead of mayonnaise and limiting the amount of oil, this salad weighs in with just 3.3 fat grams.
  • Veracruz-Style Red Snapper
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Flavorful Fish

    Sear cumin-scented snapper fillets, then top with a hearty tomato salsa featuring green olives and pinto beans. Only 14% of the calories in this dish are from fat, and the salsa also offers a dose of lycopene, a powerful antioxidant.
  • Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Gravy
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Steak 'n' Gravy

    We're not joking. Go ahead and enjoy a fillet, just be sure to choose a lean cut like tenderloin and keep your portion reasonable. This steak weighs in at just 210 calories per 4 ounce serving – and that's with a generous pour of creamy gravy.
  • Hoisin Barbecued Chicken

    Barbecue Plate

    Sweet, dark, and sticky, hoisin sauce forms the foundation for this robustly flavored yet fat-free barbecue sauce. Be prepared for a barrage of compliments after your guests sample this top-rated dish.
  • Rachel's Special Occasion Lasagna

    Cheesy Lasagna

    Layered with a luscious four-cheese mix then topped with mozzarella, this meatless lasagna doesn't let on that each serving is under 300 calories and has less than 9 grams of fat.
  • Quick-and-Easy Turkey Burgers

    Juicy Burger

    If you think a turkey burger is a blander burger, think again. Seasoned with Cajun spices and caramelized teriyaki onions, this recipe gets raves from reviewers. It's hard to believe it's got fewer than 300 calories and less than 5 grams of fat.
  • Spicy Grilled Sweet Potatoes
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Jan Gautro

    Hot Potato

    Skip that side of greasy fries and try these savory rounds instead. High in vitamins A and C, they're a nutrient-packed addition to any meal.
  • Puffed-Up Chocolate-Chip Cookies
    Randy Mayor; Jan Gautro

    Chewy Cookie

    Replace some fat with drained applesauce, but don't tell your friends and family. That's the secret to these soft, chewy cookies–they're a reviewer favorite.
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