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Gluten-Free Pasta With Spicy Marinara Sauce – Lower Calorie

Gluten-Free Pasta With Spicy Marinara Sauce – Lower Calorie

Gluten-Free Pasta With Spicy Marinara Sauce – Lower Calorie Gluten-free pasta with spicy marinara sauce is a healthier version to your even day pasta meal. Comfort food with healthy ingredients.   When it comes to comfort food, pasta is at the top of my list. […]

Apple Chicken Salad – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto

Apple Chicken Salad – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto

Apple Chicken Salad – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Low-Carb, Keto Apple chicken salad is made with tart Granny Smith apples, chicken breast and a Greek yogurt base. A quick, healthy and delicious meal.   I love Fall, and this time of year in general. A plethora of apples […]

Almond Butter Protein Bites – Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Low-Calorie

Almond Butter Protein Bites – Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Low-Calorie

Almond Butter Protein Bites – Vegetarian, Dairy-Free, Low-Calorie Almond butter protein bites make a great snack or meal option. These no bake bites come together in a snap.   One of my favorite things about protein bites is how quick they are to make and […]

Healthy Pumpkin Overnight Oats – Vegan, Low-Calorie

Healthy Pumpkin Overnight Oats – Vegan, Low-Calorie

Healthy Pumpkin Overnight Oats – Vegan, Low-Calorie Healthy pumpkin overnight oats are the perfect meal prep breakfast with Fall flavors.   Are there ever too many pumpkin recipes in the Fall? I don’t think there are! I love this time of year and pumpkin everything. […]

Pitaya Parfait – Dairy-Free, Vegan, Low-Calorie

Pitaya Parfait – Dairy-Free, Vegan, Low-Calorie

Pitaya Parfait – Dairy-Free, Vegan, Low-Calorie Pitaya parfait makes a great breakfast or snack. It is completely dairy free and full of flavor.   I love being in the kitchen and creating new recipes, especially with products that are new to me. A couple weeks […]

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verdes – Low-Calorie

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verdes – Low-Calorie

Easy Chicken Enchiladas Verdes – Low-Calorie Easy chicken enchiladas verdes are made using only 4 ingredients and is the perfect meal for hectic weeknights.   If you’re looking for a quick and easy weeknight dinner, look no further. This meal consists of only 4 ingredients! It’s […]

63 Healthy And Delicious Recipes Using Pumpkin Puree

63 Healthy And Delicious Recipes Using Pumpkin Puree

  This is a collection of 63 healthy and delicious recipes using pumpkin puree, a Fall favorite ingredient, in a variety of ways.   I hope you enjoyed this roundup featuring 63 Healthy And Delicious Recipes Using Pumpkin Puree! I’d love to hear your thoughts. Comment […]

Oven Baked Cilantro Lime Salmon – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb

Oven Baked Cilantro Lime Salmon – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb

Oven Baked Cilantro Lime Salmon – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb Oven baked cilantro lime salmon is a heart healthy and flavorful dinner. Great for a quick weeknight meal.   Salmon is one of my favorite types of fish. I don’t make it as often as I […]

Peach Galette with Greek Yogurt Crust – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Peach Galette with Greek Yogurt Crust – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Peach Galette with Greek Yogurt Crust – Lower-Calorie Dessert Peach galette with Greek yogurt crust makes a fun and rustic dessert. Easy to follow recipe with step by step instructions.   Peach season is dwindling down, but that didn’t stop me from making one more […]

Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails – Vegetarian, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free, Low-Calorie

Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails – Vegetarian, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free, Low-Calorie

Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails – Vegetarian, Paleo, Refined Sugar-Free, Low-Calorie Dragon fruit mojito mocktails are a light, refreshing drink. Simple and delicious recipe. to enjoy year round.   I’m a little obsessed with dragon fruit and I don’t use it a nearly enough at home. […]

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies – Lower-Calorie, WW Friendly

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies – Lower-Calorie, WW Friendly

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies – Lower-Calorie, WW Friendly  Pumpkin spice chocolate chip cookies are perfect for the Fall season. Simple and delicious recipe.   September is here in full swing and everything pumpkin has officially made its appearance. From lattes to cereal, and from […]

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free Fish tacos with skinny chipotle sauce are the perfect quick, light meal. Low in fat and calories and very flavorful.   I’m a huge fan of seafood, especially fish tacos. They are one of my favorite […]

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling – Lower-Calorie Dessert Lemon cake with pineapple filling is light, flavorful and the perfect after dinner or party treat.   Pineapple and lemon are a match made in heaven. The flavor combination of this lemon cake with pineapple filling is […]

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade – Low-Calorie

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade – Low-Calorie

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade – Low-Calorie Sparkling pineapple peach lemonade is the perfect summer drink for pool parties and barbecues.   Summer is still in full force. Here in AZ the temperatures are still above 100° every day. I am beyond ready for Fall to […]

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Calorie

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Calorie

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip- Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Calorie Greek yogurt cucumber dill dip is full of flavor and goes well with vegetables, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and meat.   This Greek yogurt cucumber dill dip is one of my new go to vegetable dips. It reminds […]

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros) – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros) – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros) – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free Air fryer sweet plantains are cooked in the air fryer to drastically reduce the amount of oil used. Same great sweet taste.   One of my all-time favorite foods as a child was plantains. I would […]

Vegan Mango Ice Cream – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Vegan Mango Ice Cream – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Vegan Mango Ice Cream – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free Vegan mango ice cream is light and refreshing. Dairy-free and perfect on that warm summer day.   My family is on a huge ice cream kick right now. It’s been a miserably hot summer here in Arizona. The […]

Oven Baked Chicken Chimichangas – Lower-Calorie

Oven Baked Chicken Chimichangas – Lower-Calorie

Oven Baked Chicken Chimichangas – Lower-Calorie These chicken chimichangas are baked in the oven instead of deep fried, which cuts back significantly on fat and calories. Perfect for any family night Mexican food dinner.   Mexican food is one of my all times favorites. I […]

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream – Lower-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream – Lower-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream – Lower-Calorie This fresh strawberry ice cream comes together quick with an Ice cream maker. It’s a perfect way to beat the summer heat.   It’s summertime and that means I’ve had my ice cream maker out many times already. I love […]

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb Chicken Caesar lettuce cups make the perfect appetizer or low-carb dinner. They are also great for meal planning a quick and easy lunch.   These chicken Caesar lettuce cups are great in a variety of ways. They make […]

Fresh Fruit Salad With Cinnamon Sugar Chips – Low-Calorie

Fresh Fruit Salad With Cinnamon Sugar Chips – Low-Calorie

Fresh Fruit Salad With Cinnamon Sugar Chips – Low-Calorie Fruit salad with cinnamon sugar chips make a great after school, or an anytime snack. This is also a great party dish to serve.   There’s nothing better in the summer than fresh fruit, especially when […]

Spaghetti Bake – Lower-Calorie

Spaghetti Bake – Lower-Calorie

Spaghetti Bake – Lower-Calorie Spaghetti bake is a true comfort food. This version is lower in calories while maintaining its comforting taste. Perfect for a family dinner or potluck.   Spaghetti back is the ultimate comfort food. The baked cheese on top takes this dish […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting – Low-Calorie These moist chocolate cupcakes with whipped chocolate frosting are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Perfect for parties or family gatherings.   I’m the biggest chocolate lover around. Actually, I have the biggest sweet tooth around, with […]

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks – Lower-Calorie

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks – Lower-Calorie

Air Fryer Mozzarella Sticks – Lower-Calorie Easy homemade mozzarella sticks made from scratch made with only 5 ingredients. Cut back on calories by air frying rather than deep frying.   It can be so hard to resist the ooey gooey cheesiness of mozzarella sticks. Especially […]

Easy Shrimp Scampi – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Lower-Calorie

Easy Shrimp Scampi – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Lower-Calorie

Easy Shrimp Scampi – Gluten-Free, Keto, Low-Carb, Lower-Calorie Easy Shrimp Scampi is ready in a matter of minutes and pairs nicely with zucchini noodles. Enjoy this lower calorie version for an appetizer or dinner.   Shrimp scampi is one of my favorite shrimp dishes and making […]

Red White and Jell-O Dessert – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free

Red White and Jell-O Dessert – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free

Red White and Jell-O Dessert – Low-Calorie, Low-Carb, Gluten-Free If you are looking for a simple 4th of July dessert, look no further. This Red, White and Jell-O treat is low in calories and a crowd pleaser.   Happy Independence Day! Does anyone have any […]

Bacon Breakfast Hash – Lower-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Bacon Breakfast Hash – Lower-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Bacon Breakfast Hash – Lower-Calorie, Gluten-Free This bacon breakfast hash makes a great breakfast and will keep you full for hours. A perfect weekend breakfast ready in under 30 minutes.   I love the simplicity of a breakfast hash and the versatility of it. This […]

Easy Black Bean Hummus – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Easy Black Bean Hummus – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Vegan

Easy Black Bean Hummus – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free, Vegan This easy and healthy black bean hummus makes a great dip for vegetables, and a great spread for wraps. Low in calories and delicious.   Hummus is one of my favorite snacks to eat because it makes […]

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake – Lower-Calorie Dessert

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake – Lower-Calorie Dessert This skinny funfetti poke cake is a lightened up version of a delicious classic. Light and fluffy, and perfect for the summertime.   I’ve had Funfetti cake in the past, and also poke cakes, but bringing the two […]

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips – Low-Calorie, Gluten-Free Air fryer tortilla chips cut calories over deep frying. They are crispy and perfect for salsa dipping and come together in under 10 minutes.   The air fryer is one of the best investments I’ve made for my […]


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Sunshine Blogger Award

Sunshine Blogger Award

Sunshine Blogger Award I was thrilled to receive a message from Jen over at Reality Bakes that she was nominating Simply Low Cal for the Sunshine Blogger Award. She has a lovely food blog of her own where she shares some delicious recipes. My favorite […]

Kitchen Essential Must-Haves

Kitchen Essential Must-Haves

Kitchen Essential Must-Haves   We all love having fun kitchen gadgets to use. So, while many of these might not be must HAVES, many are must WANTS. 😉 I fight the constant battle between wanting a minimalistic kitchen to wanting every single gadget known to […]

Hot Chocolate With Fewer Calories

Hot Chocolate With Fewer Calories

Hot Chocolate With Fewer Calories   It’s been cooler than normal here in the great state of Arizona, and with cool weather comes warm drinks. I want to share a simple hack that will still allow you to enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, but […]