Low Carbohydrate

Citrus Swordfish

Garnish with slices of orange, lemon, and lime.

Enlightened Crab Cakes

These are delicious with a swirl of avocado sauce—avocado mashed with low-fat sour cream and lemon juice.

Florentine-Swiss Omelet for One

Two eggs, shredded spinach, and reduced-fat Swiss are perfect partners.

Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce

Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.

Fresh Mushroom Sauce

Pour over pasta or serve with grilled meat, chicken, or fish.

Fresh Tomato Sauce

Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use, or use immediately. To make the dipping sauce, put it in a blender and blend on high about 10 seconds.

Garlic Walnut Sauce

This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.

Fruited Buckwheat Pancakes

Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.

Ginger Grilled Pork

Marinate pork tenderloin in a mixture of Dijon mustard, soy sauce, garlic and ginger.

Grilled Salmon Steaks

Baste the steaks with dipping sauce, then grill for about 10 minutes.

Red Rosemary Vinegar

To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.

Roasted Asparagus

Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.

Simple Salmon with Dill Sauce

Serve hot or cold with dill sauce: low-fat sour cream, cucumber, and fresh dill.

Southeastern Seasoned Catfish

Rub the fillets with spices, then broil for about eight minutes, turning once.

Vegetable Dip Mix

These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of dip mix. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all five ingredients until you have enough to fill the jar.

Zesty Grilled Chicken with Thyme

Each serving contains about 133 calories, 27 g protein, 2 g fat (14 percent calories from fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1 g carbohydrates, less than 1 g fiber, and 110 mg sodium.

Mandarin Stir-Fry Beef

Asian flavors combine in a dish that's light, filling, and full of nutrients.

Grilled Lemon-Sage Chicken

Fast, fresh, and healthy - a perfect dish for an outdoor summer sit-down.

California Marinated Salad

Fresh, delicious, and ready to serve in short order - a super salad that's perfect for parties - or dinner at home.

Bronzed Mushrooms

Fabulous creamed mushrooms that can be served over toast, pasta, chicken, or beef.

Mushroom Barley Soup

A fast and delicious meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner.

Mushroom Crab Appetizer

Deliciously decadent, but healthy! Garnish with chopped red pepper for extra color or a shot of Tabasco for spiciness.

Crunchy Chicken Salad

The perfect solution for that leftover chicken!

Skillet Zucchini with Chopped Tomatoes

Fast and easy side dish that's ready in minutes.

April Fool

A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Sweet and savory combine into a delicious Spring salad.

Strawberry Spread

A healthy topper for toast, waffle or pancakes.

Seedless Raspberry Sauce

This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!

Raspberry Mustard Dip

You can buy ready-made raspberry mustard, but you won’t find the depth of flavor you get when you mix your own.

Summer Squash Saute

This recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, once you’ve cut all your vegetables. It’s a good dish to top pasta or serve with grilled chicken, lean beef, or salmon.

Brussels Sprouts with Mushroom Sauce

A perfect dressing for a perfect party vegetable.

Lime Shrimp Kebabs

Add a green salad and fresh corn on the cob and you’re good to go.

Fruity Nutty Spinach

A salad that provides a host of health benefits.

Broccoli and Walnut Salad

This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.

Roasted Asparagus and Mushrooms with Rosemary

Roasting really brings out the flavors of this delicious combination.

Homemade Chicken Parmigiana

Healthy ingredients combined into am Italian classic.

Blue-Green Canapés

Healthy appetizers for you and your guests.

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