Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Low Calorie, Weight Loss Recipes

Blame it on digitally enhanced versions of already stick thin models. Weight loss recipes are a dime a dozen as everyone aims to emulate… yes, digitally enhanced models. These recipes spring from anywhere and everywhere! From the South Beach diet, the Mayo Clinic Diet to health books like Fit For Life. These usually advise you to starve yourself so I would rather recommend recipes that you can actually eat and which you will be more than happy to do so.

Nonetheless, what is a good salad weight loss recipe to remind you of your diet? This California Style Salad comes from The Ram Nut Diet™. As with a salad, you get all your ingredients and happily toss them into a salad bowl before mixing them up. You need the following ingredients: 4 cups of lettuce, 1 cut avocado, 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds, 4 ounces of shredded chicken and. To ‘season’ your salad, you need 1 tablespoon olive oil and lemon juice. Heat your salad on low heat, pour in 4 egg whites, cook untill set and voila! It is so yummy, you can down this yourself though it is for two.

I love clam chowder soup so I shall share this fantastic New England Clam Chowder recipe. Use 2 teaspoons of margarine in place of oil to heat the pan. Add half cup of chopped onion, stir continuously till soft. Add half cup of potatoes, 3/4 cup of water and ¼ can of the liquid you get from canned baby clams to give your soup flavour. Boil for 8 to 10 minutes till potatoes soften. Reduce the heat and add ¼ can of clams, 1 cup of skim milk, a dash of salt and pepper. Not the best weight loss recipe with 219 calories and 6g fat, but hey, you are already consuming lesser calories for great clam chowder soup

This is a filling meal: Sweet Potato Pan. Preheat oven to 175˚ C. Blend 3 cups cooked sweet potatoes, 4 egg whites, 2 tablespoons flour and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Merge � � cup sugar substitute, � � teaspoon nutmeg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Pour the puree in a casserole dish.
Then topping consists of 3 tablespoons flour, 2 tablespoons of butter and 1 / 2 headline brown sugar. You can chopped pecan for a crunchy texture. Slather on the topping and bake for half an hour until they are golden brown and smells good! (duh!). This gives you 10 servings for a measly 6 g fat and 177calories

Ricotta Pumpkin cheesecake is the simplest weight loss recipe can be found for a dessert. Just throw the following in the blender to puree. Add 3/4-cup ricotta cheese, 2 / 3 cup cottage cheese and 1 1 / 3 cups milk powder. Of course, to the skimmed versions of a brand that offers the least fat. You also 3 / 4 cup of the eggs replaced, � � cup brown sugar, 1 / 2 cup pumpkin. 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1 / 2 teaspoon vanilla extract and cinnamon to taste. At the same time, preheat your oven to 175˚ C. Pour into the prepared Graham cracker crust. It has to be about the size of a saucer to hold the filling. Bake for nearly an hour until the mixture is no longer sticky. This is your dream dessert as it has only 160 calories and 1 gram of fat .. 12 g protein needed comes from the cheese. It serves 8, but with so few calories, which provides for sharing!

Such recipes are not like other weight loss strict recipes. Although the calorie level is higher than recipes that in most other diets, which were high in taste and enables you order in � � ~ normal� � � daily food, so that cold turkey and you do not lose heart in your diet .

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