Low Fat Raspberry Recipes
Fat Free, Light and Heart Healthy Recipes
This collection of low fat raspberry recipes proves that you can still indulge in great food, and eat heart healthy at the same time!
The foundation for wholesome, heart smart eating is vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, protein, and fat free or low fat dairy products.
Pictured above is my ♥ favourite low-fat snack or dessert, low-fat frozen fruit slices!
There are many raspberry recipes throughout the pages of this website that may be considered "low fat". Use the navigation bars at the left-hand side of this page for links to over 250 recipes with raspberries.
The recipes listed (below) are selected recipes made especially with a low-fat diet in mind.
Remember ... "Nutritious" and "Delicious" can fit together nicely!
Take a look at the "HEALTHIER SUBSTITUTES" at the bottom of this page.
These are suggestions for low fat or fat free alternatives that you can substitute in a recipe which is not necessarily a low fat recipe to help eliminate or lower the fat content.
Low Fat Raspberry Recipes
Healthier Food Substitutes
When your recipe calls for...
Butter.....................use margarine (look for the one that lists liquid vegetable oil as the first ingredient and contains no more than 2 grams of saturated fat per tablespoon).
Cream......................use fat free evaporated milk or fat free liquid non dairy creamer.
Whole Milk.................use fat free milk or fat free or low fat buttermilk.
Whipped Cream..............use frozen fat free or light whipped topping.
Sweetened Condensed Milk...use fat free sweetened condensed milk.
Regular Sour Cream.........use non fat or light sour cream.
Regular Yogurt.............use fat free or low fat yogurt.
Whole Milk Cream Cheese....use fat free or reduced fat cream cheese.
Ice Cream..................use non fat or low fat frozen yogurt, ice milk or sherbet.
Whole Eggs.................use egg whites (substitute two eggs whites for each whole egg) or egg substitute. For baked goods, beat the whites until foamy for a fluffier product.
Baking Chocolate...........use unsweetened cocoa powder. (In some recipes, you will need to mix it with oil or margarine to substitute for chocolate.)
In addition to being a low-fat food, raspberries rank in the top 10 antioxidant-high fruits and vegetables!
They possess almost 50% higher antioxidant activity than strawberries.
Antioxidants are believed to help prevent and repair oxidative stress, a process that damages body cells and has been linked to the development of diseases such as cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease.
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