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Easy Low Fat Recipes

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Easy low fat recipes come in handy especially when you are dieting. Sometimes it can be hard to figure out how much fat is in which food and when you make meals you don’t want to have to be looking at the fat content of every food you eat.

After all aren’t meals supposed to be enjoyable and relaxing?  Counting fat content is stressful!

So, this page gives you  links to tasty and easy low fat recipes you’ll love. Try them anytime you’re looking to shed a few pounds or want to watch your fat intake.

They’re  good for any weight loss diet, heart healthy diet or low fat diet plan.

Check out the benefits of a low fat diet here.

But first here is our easy low fat recipe of the day. Try it tonight. Just because it’s low fat doesn’t mean it ain’t delicious!

My Mashed Potatoes

Note: It’s up to you if you want to beat the potatoes until smooth or leave them a bit chunky. It uses nonfat sour cream and mayonnaise which make the low fat difference!

Serves 4-5

Cooking time: 25 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 large baking potatoes, peeled and cut up into cubes
  • 2 sweet potatoes or yams, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 2 tbsps no fat sour cream
  • 1 tbsps non fat mayo
  • 2 tbsps non fat milk

salt and pepper to taste

Put potatoes, yams and garlic in a large pot. Add water to cover and bring to a boil. Once boiling reduce heat and cook 20 mins on medium or until tender. Drain.

Add mayo, sour cream, milk, and seasoning (salt, pepper) Beat and mash the potatoes until creamy, adding more milk if needed. Adjust seasoning and serve right away.

Per serving:

165 calories 0.2 g. total fat (1% of calories) 0.01 g. monosaturated fat 0.08 g. polyunsaturated fat, 0.2 g saturated fat 3.3 g protein 38.2 g. carbohydrate 1.9 g. fiber 0.1 mg cholestrol 71 mg sodium

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