51 OF THE BEST HEALTHY RECIPES! LOW FAT, LOW CARB AND KETO RECIPES TO KICK START YOUR NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS!
From cakes and cookies to dinners and sides, these healthy recipes have been chosen by you! Made many times over by readers all around the world, there’s something here for everyone!
Breakfast Egg Muffins 3 Ways (Meal Prep) — LOW FAT, LOW CARB, KETO
Whether you’re on a low carb or Keto diet, or you need something quick to grab while running out of the door, Breakfast Egg Muffins are a delicious healthy saviour and PERFECT for Meal Prep!
Just like mini frittatas, can be cooked ahead of time and refrigerated for when you need them to grab and go!
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Caprese Stuffed Avocados — LOW CARB, KETO
Basil Pesto Caprese Stuffed Avocado drizzled with balsamic glaze make an incredible light lunch or snack! Take creamy avocados to a different level! Sweet and juicy grape/cherry tomatoes with fresh mozzarella balls are tossed through basil pesto and spooned into avocado halves! | cafedelites.com
Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon — LOW CARB, KETO
Creamy Spinach Stuffed Salmon in garlic butter is a new delicious way to enjoy salmon! Filled with cream cheese, spinach, parmesan cheese and garlic, this salmon beats than anything found in a restaurant. Your new favourite salmon recipe includes pan fried AND oven baked methods!
Garlic Mushroom Chicken Thighs — LOW CARB, KETO
Golden seared chicken thighs in a delicious, buttery garlic mushroom sauce with a sprinkle of herbs is THE weeknight dinner everyone raves about! Serve over rice, pasta, mashed potatoes OR lower carb options like mashed cauliflower or zucchini noodles!
Buttery Mashed Cauliflower — LOW CARB, KETO
Keto approved CREAMY Mashed Cauliflower with Garlic, Sour Cream and Parmesan is the low carb side dish!
Honey Pork Chops — LOW FAT
Easy Honey Garlic Pork Chops made simple, with the most amazing and addictive 4-ingredient honey garlic sauce that is so good you’ll want it on everything!
Low Fat Chocolate Mug Cake — LOW FAT
A super indulgent low fat chocolate mug cake recipe, to cheat on your diet without cheating. Only 138 calories without chocolate chips OR 219 calories including them! Because when you want cake…you want cake!
Creamy Garlic Parmesan Brussels Sprouts with Bacon — LOW CARB, KETO
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts and bacon oven baked in a cheesy creamy garlic sauce topped with bubbling mozzarella and parmesan cheese! This recipe is guaranteedto convert ANY sprouts hating fan to fall in love (me included)!
Easy Mozzarella Chicken Recipe (Low Carb Chicken Parm) — LOW CARB, KETO
Seasoned chicken simmered in a homemade tomato sauce and topped with melted mozzarella cheese. The BEST Easy Mozzarella Chicken recipe that happens to be exactly what it claims to be… EASY! A 20-minute Low Carb Chicken Parmesan WITH NO BREADING! You don’t even MISS a crispy crumb on this chicken…it is SO good!
Chili Lime Steak Fajitas — LOW FAT, LOW CARB
Chili Lime Steak Fajitas are so juicy and full of incredible flavours! The secret lies in this incredibly popular marinade!
Amazing combinations in a bowl with a hint of garlic, crispy bacon, creamy avocado slices, juicy tomatoes and red onion slices. This is THE ultimate in chicken salad recipes, with a dressing that doubles as a marinade.
Caprese Stuffed Garlic Butter Portobellos — LOW CARB
Garlic buttered mushrooms would have to be one of the best inventions by man and pairing them with classic Caprese flavours IN THESE Caprese Stuffed Garlic Butter Portobellos creates the best of both worlds!
Creamy Garlic Shrimp With Parmesan (Low Carb) — LOW CARB, KETO
Creamy Garlic Shrimp With Parmesan is a deliciously easy Shrimp Recipe! Coated in a rustic and buttery sauce ready in less than 10 minutes. Transform ingredients you most likely already have in your refrigerator into an incredible dinner.
Beef Cabbage Soup — LOW FAT, LOW CARB, KETO
Beef Cabbage Soup is absolutely incredible made with minimal ingredients. Full of cabbage, carrots, onions, garlic and tender, fall apart beef! Low fat, low carb, healthy, diet approved and so super filling you won’t believe how good this is!
Single Serve Jumbo Chocolate Chip Cookie — LOW CARB
For those emergency episodes where you want a cookie, but you don’t want to risk your cravings with a whole batch of cookies. A single serve and jumbo sized salted chocolate chip cookie will fix anything at anytime.
One Pan Lemon Thyme Chicken Asparagus — LOW FAT, LOW CARB, KETO
One Pan Lemon Thyme Chicken Asparagus is a super easy ‘throw-together’ recipe. Healthy and made with only a handful of uncomplicated ingredients!
Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus — LOW CARB, KETO
Even non-asparagus fans LOVE this recipe! Cheesy Garlic Roasted Asparagus tastes absolutely amazing…the whole family gets behind this one.
Pork Chops With Creamy Mushroom Sauce — LOW CARB, KETO
Seared Pork Chops with a creamy garlic mushroom sauce is a super easy dinner recipe!
Seared Salmon with Avocado Tomato Salsa — LOW CARB, KETO
Healthy, low carb, full of amazing flavour and so EASY to make! An incredible salsa mixed with a touch of lime juice sits on top of crispy seared salmon. Topping each piece of salmon with creamy avocado slices is the genius part about this recipe. The flavour combination is crazy good and makes for an amazing salsa salmon for lunch or dinner!
Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad — LOW CARB
Seared chicken, fresh mozzarella and tomato halves, creamy avocado slices and shredded basil leaves are drizzled with an incredible balsamic dressing that doubles as a marinade for the ultimate salad! Balsamic Chicken Avocado Caprese Salad… Now THIS was and still is a family favourite!
Garlic Butter Grilled Steak & Shrimp — LOW CARB, KETO
An incredible easy to make gourmet steak dinner that tastes like something out of a restaurant! Garlic Butter Grilled Steak & Shrimp recipe is ready on the table in less than 15 minutes. Easy to make and PERFECT for the barbecue, or grill inside using a grill pan!
Healthy 2-Ingredient Breakfast Cookies — LOW FAT
No flour, oil, butter, refined sugars, fat, eggs or dairy. Weight Watchers (or low fat and diet friendly) and super quick and easy to make, these no-guilt, healthy 2-ingredient breakfast cookies (or banana cookies) took the internet by storm a few years ago. Only 48 calories EACH!
Italian Herb Bruschetta Chicken — LOW CARB, LOW FAT
Italian Herb Bruschetta Chicken is a low carb alternative to a traditional Bruschetta! Transform ordinary chicken into a delicious, flavourful meal!
Lemon Garlic Baked Salmon and Asparagus — LOW CARB, LOW FAT, KETO
Lemon, garlic and parsley are infused in One Pan Lemon Garlic Baked Salmon and Asparagus ready in only 10 minutes without any marinading!
Cheesy Roasted Green Beans — LOW CARB, KETO
The perfect side dish to serve along with your protein of choice. The bonus? Roasted Green Beans are low carb, Keto approved and incredibly delicious!
Best Chicken Fajitas — LOW CARB, KETO
Chicken gets marinated in the best juicy marinade, then seared for that unmistakeable crisp-charred outer edge! Serve with onions and colourful bell pepper strips and the traditional flour (or corn) tortillas for the best dinner in minutes! OR wrap them in a lettuce leaf for a low carb option. These are the Best Chicken Fajitas and they are so versatile!
Garlic Mushrooms — LOW CARB, KETO
Pan seared Garlic Mushrooms are a staple side in any restaurant, bistro, pub or steakhouse, and a huge favourite in homes all over the world. BUT, over the years I have made a few changes and added a couple of extra ingredients to regular garlic mushrooms to get the BEST flavour!
Pan Seared Garlic Butter Steak & Mushroom Cream Sauce — LOW CARB, LOW FAT
Pan Seared Garlic Butter Steak & Mushroom Cream Sauce is a perfect dinner! A little butter adds something special to your steak in less than 10 minutes!
Zucchini Brownies (LOW CARB) — LOW CARB
SO incredibly moist and fudgy AND flour-less and healthy, all in one bowl. Hello low carb lovers!
Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Salmon — LOW CARB, KETO
Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Salmon (OR TROUT) is such an incredible recipe! Restaurant quality salmon in a beautiful creamy Tuscan sauce!
Cauliflower Hash Brown Egg Cups — LOW CARB, KETO
Low carb and gluten free! point friendly hash browns made into cups with a perfectly runny egg.
Creamy Pesto Shrimp Alfredo — LOW CARB, KETO
Ready in less than 10 minutes, gluten free AND low carb! Alfredo-style Creamy Pesto Shrimp Alfredo is a winner with the whole family. Serve over zucchini noodles or cauliflower rice (OR pasta if you’re not watching your carb intake)! The sauce is EVERYTHING.
Creamy Sun Dried Tomato Chicken Zoodles — LOW CARB, KETO
Sun dried tomatoes and garlic and parmesan cheese infused in a cream based sauce, enveloping crispy, golden pan fried chicken strips and zoodles for the craziest low carb fit-foodie comfort food without feeling like a fit-foodie.
Avocado Greek Salad & Greek Salad Dressing — LOW CARB
A twist on the traditional Greek Salad! Loaded up with creamy avocado and a touch of lettuce along with green peppers (or capsicum), tomatoes, cucumbers, feta, olives, and onion. The best side salad for any meal!
Steakhouse Steak — LOW CARB, KETO
Whether your preference is a melt-in-your-mouth soft Rib-Eye steak, juicy, flavourful New York Strip, Sirloin or Rump, produce mouth-watering steakhouse steak in your very own kitchen! Tips to get buttery pan seared steak on your table in less than 20 minutes — from start to finish.
Low Carb Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie — LOW CARB, KETO
Crispy, buttery edges with a sweet and fudgy cookie dough centre hands down can beat the cookie out of any other ordinary skillet cookie.
Lemon Scallops — LOW CARB, KETO
Cheaper than going out to a restaurant and just as good as chef made scallops! These crispy, pan seared and juicy Lemon Garlic Butter Scallops are the ultimate treat when it comes to scallop recipes! Serve as a starter or main, nothing melts in your mouth quite like tender-crisp and buttery scallops.
Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken — LOW CARB, KETO, LOW FAT
Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Chicken is a delicious way to turn a creamy dip into an incredible dinner! Serve it with a creamy sauce for added flavour!
Pan Seared Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce — LOW CARB, KETO, LOW FAT
Crispy Seared Lemon Garlic Herb Salmon is a deliciously easy salmon recipe, so simple to make, yet so delicious! Crispy on the outside, soft and tender on the inside!
3- Ingredient Double Chocolate Mousse — LOW CARB, KETO
For all of my sweet-tooth readers out there, you are going to love this recipe! No eggs and no dairy! Just 3 ingredients to thick, creamy and rich chocolate mousse that happens to be low carb and good for you.
Chicken Thighs With Mushroom Cream Sauce — LOW CARB, KETO, LOW FAT
Seared, golden chicken thighs in a thick and creamy mushroom sauce with garlic, herbs and parmesan cheese is the weeknight dinner everyone raves about!
Low Fat Choc Chip Cookie Sticks — LOW FAT
Chewy chocolate chip cookies with the perfect hint of crunch so addictive, it’s hard to believe they are low in fat. Splurge for yourself without the guilt!
Avocado Feta Cucumber Salad — LOW CARB, KETO
A fresh spin on a classic Cucumber Salad with creamy avocado slices, feta cheese, red onions and thinly sliced cucumbers tossed in an incredible vinaigrette! The best, easiest side salad for any main meal!
Lamb Chops — LOW CARB, KETO
Just like a Greek restaurant or even better! Whether you decide to grill them or fry them in a cast iron skillet (or regular pan), these homemade Greek Lamb Chops have been a family favourite recipe of ours for so many years now.
Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp (+ VIDEO) — LOW CARB, KETO
Creamy Garlic Butter Tuscan Shrimp coated in a light and creamy sauce filled with garlic, sun dried tomatoes and spinach! Packed with incredible flavours!
Spinach and Ricotta Zucchini Roll Ups — LOW CARB, KETO, LOW FAT
Rich and creamy spinach and ricotta stuffed inside Zucchini tubes to make another low carb, guilt free and healthy dinner! Baked until the cheese is bubbling and golden…this is one dinner that’s not only easy to make, but full of flavour it’s hard to stop at 4 Cannelloni. Or 6 even.
Cheesy Garlic Butter Mushroom Stuffed Chicken — LOW CARB, KETO
Cheesy Garlic Butter Mushroom Stuffed Chicken WITH an optional Creamy Garlic Parmesan Sauce! Garlic Mushroom lovers this is THE recipe of your dreams!
Cheesy Scrambled Eggs in Avocado — LOW CARB, KETO
Not just any scrambled eggs recipe. Soft, smooth and creamy, with mozzarella cheese in the perfect amount that you get that incredible ‘pizza’ string cheese all the way through eating them (see photo below).
Salted Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Cookies (Low Carb) — LOW CARB, KETO
Flourless 4 ingredient peanut butter cookies that take about 50 seconds to mix, 10 minutes to bake and 2 minutes to eat a whole tray full (not that I did that)…..pimped up, dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with salt flakes.
Garlic Herb Prime Rib — LOW CARB, KETO
Melt in your mouth, juicy on the inside with a deliciously browned crust. Garlic Herb Prime Rib Roast is the perfect dinner, full of flavour and ready in under one hour!
Creamy Garlic Scallops are just as good as restaurant scallops with minimal ingredients and maximum flavour! A silky, creamy garlic sauce with a hint of lemon coats crispy, buttery scallops! With only a handful of ingredients, you’re minutes away from having the most incredible scallops on your dinner table!