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Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails

Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails

Dragon Fruit Mojito Mocktails Dragon fruit mojito mocktails are a light, refreshing drink. Simple and delicious recipe.   I’m a little obsessed with dragon fruit and I don’t use it a nearly enough at home. It feels like an underrated fruit. I started getting a […]

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Cookies

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

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce

Fish Tacos with Skinny Chipotle Sauce 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 go to meals […]

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling

Lemon Cake with Pineapple Filling 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 delicious. It makes […]

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade

Sparkling Pineapple Peach Lemonade Greek yogurt cucumber dill dip is full of flavor and goes well with vegetables, salads, sandwiches, wraps, and meat.   Summer is still in full force. Here in AZ the temperatures are still above 100° every day. I am beyond ready […]

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip

Greek Yogurt Cucumber Dill Dip 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 me of dipping […]

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros)

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros)

Air Fryer Sweet Plantains (Plátanos Maduros) Air fryer sweet plantains are cooked in the air fryer to drastically reduce the amount of oil used. Same great sweet taste.   Air fryer sweet plantains (Plátanos Maduros) are cooked in the air fryer to drastically reduce the […]

Vegan Mango Ice Cream Lower-Calorie

Vegan Mango Ice Cream Lower-Calorie

Vegan Mango Ice Cream Lower-Calorie 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 temperatures have […]

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 favorite foods. I […]

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream Lower-Calorie

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream Lower-Calorie

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 so many times already. I […]

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups Low-Calorie

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups Low-Calorie

Chicken Caesar Lettuce Cups Low-Calorie 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 a great […]

Fresh Fruit Salad With Cinnamon Sugar Chips

Fresh Fruit Salad With Cinnamon Sugar Chips

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

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.   I love it when a dish comes together as the perfect comfort food. Spaghetti is already […]

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting Lower-Calorie

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting Lower-Calorie

Chocolate Cupcakes with Whipped Chocolate Frosting Lower-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 chocolate […]

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 if […]

Easy Shrimp Scampi Lower-Calorie

Easy Shrimp Scampi Lower-Calorie

Easy Shrimp Scampi 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.   Prior to this recipe, it had been a long time since I’d eaten a […]

Red White and Jell-O Low-Calorie Dessert

Red White and Jell-O Low-Calorie Dessert

Red White and Jell-O Low-Calorie Dessert 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 fun plans today? […]

Bacon Breakfast Hash Lower-Calorie

Bacon Breakfast Hash Lower-Calorie

Bacon Breakfast Hash Lower-Calorie 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. Mine is made […]

Easy Black Bean Hummus Lower-Calorie

Easy Black Bean Hummus Lower-Calorie

Easy Black Bean Hummus Lower-Calorie 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. I like to eat it with […]

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake Lower-Calorie

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake Lower-Calorie

Skinny Funfetti Poke Cake Lower-Calorie 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 together is […]

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips Low-Calorie

Air Fryer Tortilla Chips Low-Calorie

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

Easy Blender Salsa Low-Calorie

Easy Blender Salsa Low-Calorie

Easy Blender Salsa Low-Calorie Making salsa in the blender is simple and quick. The results are delicious salsa you’ll want to keep eating. Low in calories and delicious.   I love salsa, especially fresh, homemade salsa. Going out to eat at Mexican restaurants, the chips […]

Real Fruit Smoothie Lower-Calorie

Real Fruit Smoothie Lower-Calorie

Real Fruit Smoothie Lower-Calorie  This real fruit smoothie is the perfect drink for breakfast or just a snack. Enjoy on a warm summer day, or year round. It’s light and refreshing.   Fruit smoothies are deliciously sweet and satisfying. Now that the weather is starting […]

Broiled Chicken Kabobs Low-Calorie

Broiled Chicken Kabobs Low-Calorie

Broiled Chicken Kabobs Low-Calorie These broiled chicken kabobs produce juicy chicken and tender vegetables. They are sure to be a crowd pleaser and are a great summertime menu option.   It’s that time of year to break out the skewers to make kabobs. Kabobs are […]

Gluten Free Cold Italian Pasta Salad

Gluten Free Cold Italian Pasta Salad

Gluten Free Cold Italian Pasta Salad Gluten Free cold Italian pasta side dish is flavorful and perfect for indoor or outdoor gatherings. Makes a great party dish too.   Normally my family doesn’t eat gluten free. No one in my family has a gluten allergy, […]

Peachy Overnight Oats Lower-Calorie

Peachy Overnight Oats Lower-Calorie

Peachy Overnight Oats Lower-Calorie These peachy overnight oats make a great breakfast meal prep option. They give the perfect amount of sweetness and are a great option to grab on the go.   These overnight oats make a great breakfast. Overnight oats have been popular […]

Turkey Pinwheels Lower-Calorie

Turkey Pinwheels Lower-Calorie

Turkey Pinwheels Lower-Calorie These turkey pinwheels are a great low-calorie lunch option. Make the night before to save on time, and grab on the go before work or school.   These turkey pinwheels make a great lunch for adult and children alike. I make these […]

Fruit Kabobs Low-Calorie

Fruit Kabobs Low-Calorie

Fruit Kabobs Low-Calorie Fruit kabobs are light and refreshing and make a fun snack for adults and kids alike. Perfect for an indoor or outdoor get together with friends and family.   Happy Memorial Day weekend! I want to acknowledge that Memorial Day is more […]

Crockpot Pinto Beans Two Ways Low-Calorie

Crockpot Pinto Beans Two Ways Low-Calorie

Crockpot Pinto Beans Two Ways Low-Calorie This is an easy and healthy way to cook pinto beans in the crockpot. Leave beans whole or make refried beans with two ways to make these crockpot beans.   These crockpot pinto beans can be make two ways, […]

Air Fryer Fries Low-Calorie

Air Fryer Fries Low-Calorie

Air Fryer Fries Low-Calorie Air fryer fries cuts back on calories when cooked in the air fryer. Same great taste and crispness, and a healthy alternative to deep frying.   French fries are a weakness of mine and I could eat them every day given […]


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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 […]