Recipe: Low-Fat Holiday Sugar Cookies

These holiday cookies, with subtle hints of vanilla, are sure to please. They’re also lower in fat than most cookies. But with all the flavor, you won’t miss the fat.

Recipe: Toscan Panzanella Salad

Enjoy this fresh-tasting salad of ripe tomatoes, flavorful greens and whole-grain bread, all mixed with your own olive oil and vinegar dressing.

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Recipe: Lemony Dijon Green Beans

One of the ways you can make vegetables more appealing to your family is to add a sauce. Like dressing on a salad, it adds flavor and a bit of texture.

Recipe: Three-Mushroom Barley Soup

This rich-tasting soup boasts only 1 gram of fat in each serving. The best part? The taste. Meaty mushrooms of various varieties and barley are a perfect pair.

Recipe: Low-Fat Chicken Noodle Casserole

This lighter chicken noodle casserole includes a creamy base but with fewer calories and fat. It offers niacin, a B vitamin that helps increase HDL levels in the blood, and folate, which assists in DNA and RNA production. It is also high in vitamin C.

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Recipe: Low-Fat Chocolate-Cherry Cookies

These cookies are a better dessert choice for your heart, and you’ll love the taste. They’re flavored with chocolate, vanilla and dried cherries but only contain 4 grams of fat and 4 grams of sugar.

Recipe: No-Bake Apple Cinnamon Snack Bites

Rich in fiber and protein, these delicious snacks will leave you feeling full with just one bite. The dates and apple give you fiber, while the almonds offer protein. Perfect when you’re on the go or craving something sweet.