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Can’t help you self from snacking around? Here are some low fat snack recipes to help you snack without the guilt of piling up those calories.

Low Fat Mediterranean Salad


15 ounce can of cannellini beans

7 ounce jar of roasted peppers: 1

14 ounce can of water packed antichoke hearts: 1

Baby arugula: 4 cups

Halved grape tomatoes: 1 cup

For Dressing:

Extra virgin olive oil: 2 tablespoon

Lemon juice: ¼ cup

Dried oregano: ½ teaspoon

Water: 1 tablespoon

Freshly ground pepper

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


Arrange the baby arugula on four salad plates. Rinse the cannellini beans and drain them before you divide them on to the four plates. Drain out the antichoke hearts and cut them vertically into quarters. Then arrange them on to the four plates. Cut out the roasted peppers into thin strips and add that to the salad. Finish by adding the tomatoes. For preparing the dressing, add the oil, water, lemon juice, pepper and oregano in a closed jar and shake vigorously. Sprinkle the dressing over the salad.

Each serving contains a total of 223 calories; calories from fat 63; total amount of fat 7.1 gm; total amount of carbohydrate 29.8 gm; total amount of protein 10.3 gm; total amount of fiber 9.2 gm.

Low Fat Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce


Skinless and boneless chicken breasts: 1 pound

Tamari sauce: 2 tablespoon

Crushed clove garlic: 1

Brown sugar: 1 tablespoon

Minced ginger: 1 teaspoon

Lime juice: 1 tablespoon

For Sauce:

Brown sugar: 1 tablespoon

Tamari or soy sauce: 1 tablespoon

Creamy peanut butter: 2 tablespoon

Crushed clove garlic: 1

Lime juice: 2 tablespoon

Preparation Time: 1 hour

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes


Cut the chicken breasts into 8 strips. Place them in a re-sealable plastic bag. Mix the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, garlic and lime and add them to the bag. Marinate it in the refrigerator for an hour. Pre-soak 8 bamboo skewers for about 30 minutes. Coat the broiler or the grill with cooking spray and pre-heat. For the sauce, mix the soy sauce, garlic, brown sugar, lime juice and peanut butter and keep stirring till it is creamy and smooth. Then thread the chicken strips on the pre-soaked skewers. Broil or grill the chicken for about 10 minutes. Serve 2 skewers for each person along with a tablespoon of the peanut sauce.

Each serving contains a total of 205 calories; total amount of calories from fat is 50; total amount of cholesterol 66 mg; total amount of carbohydrate 10 gm; total amount of protein 28.8 gm; total amount of fiber 0.6 gm.

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