Cutting fat doesn't automatically mean better nutrition or significant calorie savings unless you also make other healthy choices, such as limiting refined sugars, choosing whole grains and fresh produce, watching... Read more
If you eat low fat, you'll probably rely heavily on boneless, skinless chicken breasts. This might not fill your heart with joy if you have memories of rubbery, tough chicken. Yet skinless chicken breasts can be succulent and flavorful if you cook them right.
Sometome it's not the meat on the plate that's our undoing, but the side dishes we serve: think creamy mashed potatoes, vegetables in butter, mounds of pasta or rice or salads with fat- and calorie-loaded dressings. Here's a guide to eating lower-fat side dishes.
Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are a good source of protein and fiber, and make a nice addition to soups and salads. This fragrant Middle-Eastern-style chickpea soup makes good use of cinnamon, cumin and paprika.