10 MINUTE BAKED POTATO CHIPS WITHOUT OIL

10 minute baked potato chips without oil are potato chips made of thin slices of potatoes baked in the microwave oven.

Without fat, tailor-made salty, rustic, their taste and crispness are similar to regular chips.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time :  20 min
Rest time :
Cook time : 10 min
Total time : 30 min
Yield : 6 servings
2 potatoes (medium size)
salt
sweet pepper, chili or paprika

Preparation :

  • Wash and peel the potatoes.
  • Cut into very thin slices almost transparent with a mandolin.
  • Rinse the potato slices several times in cold water, letting them soak for 5 minutes and changing the water often to remove as much starch as possible from the potatoes.
  • Dry the potato slices with paper towels.
  • Place a microwaveable dish of parchment paper.
  • Realize a layer of potato slices without overlapping them.
  • Lightly salt and add spices (paprika, pepper, rosemary, etc.).
  • Microwave during 5 min at 800 W.
  • Return potato slices halfway through cooking.
  • After 5 minutes, check the degree of crunch and possibly extend from 30 to 60 s to 200-300 W.
  • Let cool and serve.
  • Enjoy !

CLASSIC DIET COOKIES

Classic diet cookies are cookies made of whole flour, rice flour, oil, milk, honey, brown sugar, baking powder, vanilla and salt.

Easy and quick to prepare, without butter, without eggs, these cookies with a unique authentic flavor, healthy and light, are perfect for daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 20 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cook time : 15 min
Total time : 35 min + 30 min (rest)
Yield : 6 servings
2 cups first clear flour
1/3 cup rice flour
1/4 cup oil
0.3 cup milk
1 tsp honey
1/3 cup sugar brown or caster sugar
1 tsp baking powder
vanilla extract
1 pinch of salt

Preparation :

  • In a bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder and vanilla. 
  • Also add oil, milk and honey, a pinch of salt and mix everything. 
  • You will need to get a very compact dough. 
  • Leave to rest in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. 
  • Take the dough again and spread out on the floured work surface until you obtain a thickness of about 0.20 inch.
  • Shape the cookies with cookie cutters.
  • Sprinkle with brown or powdered sugar if necessary and place on a baking sheet lined with baking paper. 
  • Space out a bit to prevent them from sticking together. 
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F.
  • Bake for about 15 min. 
  • Take out of the oven and let cool.
  • Serve and enjoy !

EASY NO MAYO COLESLAW

Coleslaw or cabbage salad (from the Dutch term koolsla meaning cabbage salad)) is a salad consisting mainly of coleslaw with a vinaigrette (or mayonnaise) sauce.

It is generally served as an accompaniment to fish dishes, burgers or bagels. The original recipe made from thin slices of cabbage, melted butter, vinegar and oil; as well as the term, appeared in the 18th century (“kool” in Dutch being deformed into “cole” in English). The recipe for coleslaw with mayonnaise dates from the mid-18th century.

The following recipe is without mayonnaise.

Difficulty level : low
Preparation time : 20 min
Rest time : 15 min
Cook time : –
Total time : 35 min
Yield :  4 servings
5 cup cabbage
2 tbsp dried raisins
2 tbsp horseradish
1 tbsp lemon juice
1/4 cup soy milk
0.4 cup soy yogurt
1 cup apples
1 pinch of pepper
1 pinch of salt
2 tbsp walnuts

Preparation :

  • Pour the raisins into a bowl, then cover with lukewarm water to soften them.
  • In a bowl, combine soy yogurt and soy milk and add 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
  • Let stand for 15 min.
  • Wash and finely grate the cabbage into small strips.
  • Wash the cabbage with plenty of cold water, then squeeze out the excess water.
  • Place the cabbage in a large bowl, add the salt, pepper, the yoghurt and soy milk mixture, the raisins, the apple slices and a handful of roughly chopped walnuts.
  • Optionally add a little finely grated horseradish.
  • Mix.
  • Serve and enjoy!

5 MINUTE LOW FAT DONUTS

5 minute low fat donuts are small cakes made of flour, water, sugar, oil, yeast, vanilla and icing sugar.

Easy and quick to prepare, light, without butter, oil, eggs or milk, they are perfect for daytime snacks.

Difficulty level : low
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time : –
Cook time : 8 min
Total time : 13 min
Yield : about 20 donuts
1 cup flour
1/2 cup water (at room temperature)
1/3 cup caster sugar
1.5 tbsp oil
1/2 tbsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract
icing sugar

Preparation :

  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 320° F.
  • In a bowl, add the flour, sugar, baking powder and vanilla extract.
  • Mix lightly then add oil and water.
  • Whisk quickly then pour the batter into the donut baking pans.
  • Bake during 8 at 10 min.
  • Do not allow too much browning and do the toothpick test before removing them from the oven.
  • Let cool on a rack and unmold when cold.
  • Sprinkle with icing sugar.
  • Serve and enjoy !

3 INGREDIENTS CHOCOLATE MOUSSE

A 3 ingredients chocolate mousse is a dessert that includes dark chocolate, eggs and cream.

There are many chocolate mousse recipes that can vary in composition. We propose here an ultra-light recipe, without butter or sugar, particularly tasty.

Level of difficulty : easy
Prep time : 15 min
Rest time : 4 hours
Total time : 4 h 15 min
Yield: 6 servings
1.25 cup dark chocolate 
6 eggs
2 tbsp cream

Preparation :

  • Break the chocolate into pieces and melt in a bain-marie.
  • Add the fresh cream and mix well.
  • Separate the egg whites from the egg yolks in different containers.
  • Beat the egg whites tightly with a pinch of salt.
  • Pour the chocolate mixture over the egg yolks and stir well to prevent them from cooking.
  • Gently stir the egg whites into the chocolate-egg yolk mixture.
  • Refrigerate about 4h before serving.
  • Enjoy !

LOW FAT LEMON PIE

low fat lemon pie is a pie made of a low fat shortbread base and lemon filling.
Easy and quick to prepare, soft and light, it is perfect for daytime snacks or during the meal.

Level of difficulty : easy
Preparation time : 15 min
Rest time : 30 min
Cooking time : 30 min
Total time : 45 min + 30 min (rest)
Dough :
1.6 cups flour
1/4 cup low fat butter, cut into pieces
1/2 cup caster sugar
1 egg
1.5 tbsp milk
1 pinch of salt
Filling :
2 eggs
2 egg yolks
0.6 cup sugar
2 tbsp low fat cream 
2 tbsp corn starch
2 lemons

Preparation :

  • In a bowl, mix the butter with the flour, powdered sugar and salt. 
  • Blend with palms and fingertips. 
  • Stir in the egg and milk, form a ball and refrigerate for 30 min.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 360° F. 
  • Roll out the dough with a rolling pin on a floured work surface 0.2 inch thick, then place in a 10 inch pie pan fitted with baking paper. 
  • Prick the pie shell with the tines of a fork.
  • Bake for about 10 min.
  • In a bowl, whisk the eggs with the egg yolks, sugar and cornstarch.
  • Then add the juice of 2 lemons, the grated zest of one lemon and the cream. 
  • Mix until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.
  • Take the tart shell out of the oven, lower the temperature to 320° F. 
  • Pour the filling over the pie shell.
  • Bake for an additional 20 min. 
  • Get out of the oven.
  • Let cool then unmold.
  • Serve and enjoy !

FREE BUTTER AND OIL ALMOND COOKIES

Free butter and oil almond cookies are cookies made of almonds, sugar, eggs, honey, extract of almonds and candied cherries.
Easy and quick to prepare, light and delicious, they are perfect for breakfast or other daytime snacks.

Level of difficulty : easy
Preparation time : 15 min
Rest time : 12 hours
Cook time : 15 min
Total time : 30 min + 12 h (rest)
Yield :  25 cookies
3 cups whole peeled almonds
1 cup caster sugar
2 egg whites
1.5 tbsp honey
1/2 tsp almond extract
candied cherries

Preparation:

  • Place the almonds in the bowl of a mixer with the sugar and mix until you obtain a powder, without overheating the mixture. 
  • Add the egg whites, almond extract and honey and mix until you get a compact and soft mixture.
  • Place the dough in a pastry bag with a 0.6 inch star tip. 
  • Form piles of dough on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing them slightly. 
  • Decorate with candied cherries. 
  • Put in the refrigerator and let stand overnight, the baking sheet covered with plastic wrap.
  • Preheat the oven in static mode to 320° F.
  • Bake for 15 minutes without browning them with a damp interior. 
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely before serving.
  • Enjoy !

Cooking quote :

“Happiness in the kitchen.”

Paul Bocuse

LOW FAT MAYONNAISE

Low fat mayonnaise is a preparation made of egg, cream cheese, water, mustard, olive oil and salt.
Easy and quick to prepare, soft and light, it is perfect as a seasoning or to accompany fish and shellfish dishes.

Difficulty level : easy
Prep time : 5 min
Rest time :
Cook time :
Total time : 5 min
Yield : 4 servings
1 large hard-boiled egg
1 cup cream cheese (low in fat)
2 tbsp water
1 tbsp Dijon mustard
1.5 tbsp olive oil
1 pinch sea salt

Preparation :

  • Prepare the hard-boiled egg and cool quickly in cold running water or in a bowl with ice and water.
  • Once cold, put the hard-boiled egg in the bowl of a blender and add half of the cream cheese and water.
  • Mix then add the rest of the cream cheese and water while mixing.
  • Incorporate the Dijon mustard, olive oil and salt and mix until you obtain a well emulsified, creamy, fine and homogeneous sauce.
  • To lighten it even more, add a little more water, then adjust the salt if necessary.
  • Enjoy !

Quote about cooking:
“You can’t cook if you don’t like people!”

Joël Robuchon