Category Archives: Low Fat

Strawberry Peach Popsicles and Summer in Arizona

Well, the heat is finally here, and has decided it is going to stay.  It was 118 degrees this weekend!  But before you start to wonder how we can possibly take those temperatures, let me tell you there are many … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Ice Cream Recipes, Low Fat, Recipes, Summer Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I just had to share with you the mid-morning snack I have been enjoying lately.  It is a blueberry, banana smoothie with spinach thrown in for good health.  It is super easy to make, tastes wonderful, and is low in … Continue reading

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Butternut Squash Soup

This was a very special week!  It was the first time since last May it was cool enough outside in the morning when I woke up to be able to open the door and just have the screen open.  That … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Recipes, Low Fat, Lunch, Main Dish, Recipes, Soups, Weeknight Meals, winter recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 24 Comments

Watermelon Mango Salsa

We just got back from vacation, and I noticed the date (time seems to stop when you’re traveling).  I was just amazed that it is already the last part of August!  How did that happen?  Then, because I like to … Continue reading

Posted in Cinco de Mayo, Company, Low Fat, Mexican, Party Recipes, Recipes, Salsas, Summer Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 24 Comments

My Favorite Marinade for Grilled Chicken

I have been wanting to post this recipe for a long time as it is probably the one I’ve used the most over the last 29 years.  It is an amazing teriyaki marinade that, when marinated overnight, gives grilled chicken … Continue reading

Posted in 4th of July Recipes, Chicken Recipes, Company, Father's Day Recipes, Low Fat, Main Dish, Recipes, Summer Recipes | Tagged , , , , , | 15 Comments

Homemade Chipotle Salsa

I have a recipe I am very excited to share with you today (actually I feel that way every time I share a recipe so what’s new?).  But this recipe involves Mexican food and salsa!  Salsa is a pretty big … Continue reading

Posted in Appetizers, Cinco de Mayo, Company, Low Fat, Mexican, Party Recipes, Recipes, Salsas | Tagged , , , , , | 27 Comments

Red, White, and Blueberry Salad With Poppyseed Dressing

After Memorial Day here in Arizona, we brace ourselves for the heat we know is coming.  Sunday it is supposed to be 108 degrees!  I try to use my oven as little as possible during the next 4 months.  Salads … Continue reading

Posted in 4th of July Recipes, Company, Low Fat, Memorial Day Recipes, Party Recipes, Recipes, Salads, Side Dishes, Summer Recipes | 6 Comments

Restaurant-Quality Chinese Food at Home

I am so excited to share this recipe with you.  I am not a huge fan of Chinese food, and I love this dish.  It is a very simple recipe to prepare, with not very many ingredients, and yet the taste … Continue reading

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