People usually try to stay away from adding cheese to our favorite dishes because of their high fat content. Not only does cheese provide us with calcium and protein we need, but its delicious too. Luckily for those of us who can’t resist, there are cheeses that are low in fat and low in calories that we don’t have to feel guilty about!
There’s nothing better than some fresh mozzarella, and better yet there’s only 71 calories in one ounce! Put it in your pasta, your salad, or eat it with toasted bread and tomatoes. Yum!
Goat cheese is a creamy, delectable choice if you want a lighter cheese. Not only is it incredibly tangy, but it can be used in sweet as well as savory dishes. Instead of mayo, spread it on your sandwich for something really decadent!
Two tablespoons of this sharp cheese is 40 calories! Sprinkle it on salads and pasta dishes as well as a variety of other foods for a delicious, healthy zing.
Feta’s another lighter, healthier option if you love cheese. It’s incredibly tangy and tastes fantastic in salads, on pizzas, or with certain fruits, like pears. One ounce is only get 75 calories!
Although it’s maybe not a classic cheese, exactly, cottage cheese is still one of the healthiest types of cheese you’ll come across. A single ounce only has 20 calories. This can mix with fruits and vegetables, eat it in salads, or by itself. It can also be a delicious cheese substitute in lasagna. Because the taste is so plain, you can add it to just about anything!