American low fat summer recipes

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Creamy Cucumber Salad

Creamy Cucumber Salad

This refreshing salad is a departure from traditional marinated cucumbers, and perfect for summer cookouts and picnics. Cucumbers may be peeled or…

Salad Foodie
Aug 2014
Professional
5 votes
522 views
Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Vegetable Bowtie Pasta Salad

Growing up, my Mother fixed a pasta salad that was so awesome. Well, I did a makeover of that pasta salad with my own twist...by changing the pasta…

Vanessa
Jun 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
864 views
A Summer Event Salad

A Summer Event Salad

In the summertime, one is always looking for a refreshing dish, light, tasty and low fat. This salad is great and is a great' tag-a-long' for…

J. Gino Genovesi
May 2014
Professional
1 vote
374 views
Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Low-Fat Spice Rubbed Roast Turkey

Traditional turkeys are nearly flavorless when you skip the skin and gravy—and that’s where most of the fat and…

Robyn Savoie
Mar 2014
Advanced
2 votes
1367 views
Saucy Pepper Steak

Saucy Pepper Steak

Saucy Pepper Steak Every bite of this saucy pepper steak is filled with sweet and spicy flavors all at the same time. You can alternate chicken for…

Sana Zaman
Feb 2014
Intermediate
1 vote
362 views
Murphy's Cole Slaw

Murphy's Cole Slaw

This recipe sounds so strange I was afraid to taste it. Boy am I glad I did! This is absolutely the best coleslaw I've ever tasted. I'm assuming…

Just Cookin'
Dec 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
995 views
Easy Bake Biscotti

Easy Bake Biscotti

The Biscotti can be traced back to Roman times. They were a convenient food that contained sustenance for both travelers and the Roman Legions. The…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
1 vote
1255 views
Light and Luscious Berry Sorbet

Light and Luscious Berry Sorbet

Perfect light dessert to finish a lunch or dinner meal and it couldn’t be easier! Make this right before serving - it’ll only take about 5 minutes.…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2013
Professional
1 vote
324 views
oatmeal dark chocolate chip cookies

oatmeal dark chocolate chip cookies

These cookies are so soft and chewy, you can't tell these are healthy for you! Of course, I couldn't just make…

Michelle Antol
Aug 2013
Intermediate
1 vote
932 views
OVEN BAKED CHICKEN WITH PRETZAL

OVEN BAKED CHICKEN WITH PRETZAL

WE WANT TO LOOSE WEIGHT SO I LOVE FRY CHICKEN SO THIS IS A NEW WAY ITS VERRY GOOD AND LAST FOR DAYS. THIS CAN BE DONE WITH CHICKEN WINGS.

GARY ESTESS
Jun 2013
Professional
1 vote
466 views
Creamed Chicken

Creamed Chicken

WE have made this recipe many times, and each time we serve the Creamed Chicken, all are very satisfied. This recipe is a combination of my own and…

J. Gino Genovesi
Jun 2013
Professional
1 vote
532 views
Black Bean with Cilantro Spread / Dip

Black Bean with Cilantro Spread / Dip

A quick-to-fix spread/dip to serve for a party or tailgate, or use as a vegetarian lunch entree with pita bread…

Salad Foodie
Apr 2013
Professional
3 votes
437 views
Chili Sauce

Chili Sauce

Chili sauce is one answer to that bumper tomato harvest. The perky piquant sauce can compliment many classic recipes like meatballs, meatloaf,…

Salad Foodie
Sep 2012
Professional
4 votes
1743 views
My Skinny McCafé Strawberry Shake

My Skinny McCafé Strawberry Shake

Take creamy fat-free ice cream and milk, add loads of luscious strawberries and such and the results are pure…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jul 2012
Professional
1 vote
627 views
Lighten Up with this Easy Turkey and Apple Meatloaf



Lighten Up with this Easy Turkey and Apple Meatloaf



This is a light, flavorful twist on a classic meatloaf. To make it skinny, I’m using ground turkey and adding…

Skinny Kitchen with Nancy Fox
Jun 2012
Professional
1 vote
632 views