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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Recipe Finds : Fat belly diet recipes to try

I found these on AOL in their slide "let's make it this way to make more advertising dollars" show. I've posted them here for your use.
HUMMUS, OLIVE AND TOMATO
Spread 2 tbsp. hummus on each half of a toasted whole wheat English muffin. Top each half with 5 thinly sliced olives and a slice of tomato. Have 1 medium orange. Total calories: 362
MEDITERRANEAN SALAD
Toss 1/2 c chickpeas, rinsed and drained, with 1/2 c halved cherry tomatoes, 1 chopped cucumber, 10 large black olives, and 1 tbsp.. lemon juice. Serve with 1 toasted large whole wheat pita. Total calories: 398
WAFFLES FLORENTINE
Prepare 2 whole grain waffles and spread with 2 tbsp. black olive tapenade. Top with 1/2 c egg whites, scrambled in cooking spray, and 3/4 c spinach leaves. Have 1/2 c green or red grapes. Total calories: 393
ROAST BEEF SANDWICH
Toast 2 slices whole wheat bread and spread with 2 tbsp. green olive tapenade. Top with 3 oz. organic deli roast beef. Have 1 medium pear. Total calories: 400
GRAB & GO CHEESE & CRACKERS
Mix 1/2 c fat-free cottage cheese with 1 c chopped red bell pepper and 10 sliced large black olives. Serve with 6 small whole wheat crackers. Have 1 medium apple. Total calories: 378
SPANISH-STYLE EGGS
Fry 1 whole egg with 1 egg white in 1 tsp. olive oil. Place on top of 1/2 c salsa and 10 sliced large green olives. Eat with 6" whole wheat tortilla. Total calories: 383
ALMOND BUTTER WITH FRESH FRUIT SPREAD
1 slice whole wheat bread with 2 tbsp. almond butter. Eat with 1/2 c each sliced strawberries and sliced kiwifruit. Total calories: 350
MANGO WALNUT SALAD
Top 3 c spinach with 1/2 c chopped mango, 1/4 c sliced red bell pepper, 4 chopped baby carrots, 2 tbsp. walnuts, 2 tbsp. vinaigrette, and 1 tbsp. raisins. Eat with 1/2 large whole wheat pita. Total calories: 395
CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS
Spread 6 Bibb lettuce leaves with 2 tbsp. hummus and top with 3 oz. sliced grilled chicken and 2 tbsp. walnuts. Also have 1 c raspberries and 6 small whole wheat crackers. Total calories: 405
TAHINI TUNA PITA
Blend 3 oz. can chunk light tuna, drained, with 2 tbsp. tahini, 2 tbsp. chopped parsley, and finely shredded 1/2 small carrot. Stuff into 4" whole wheat pita. Total calories: 364
SUMMER TOMATO SALAD
Layer 1 c arugula with 2 sliced tomatoes, 2 oz. thinly sliced part-skim mozzarella, and 5 thin slices red onion. Dress with 2 tbsp. pine nuts; 1 tsp. olive oil; and balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper to taste. Total calories: 391
AVOCADO TOMATO HERBED WRAP
Spread 1 whole wheat wrap with 2 Laughing Cow Light Garlic & Herb Wedges and fill with 1 sliced small tomato, 1/4 c sliced Hass avocado, whole basil leaves, and 1 tsp. balsamic vinaigrette. Total calories: 367
DIJON EGG SANDWICH
Scramble 1/2 c egg whites in cooking spray. Place on toasted whole wheat English muffin spread with 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard and top with 1 oz. reduced-fat Monterey Jack cheese and 1/4 c cubed Hass avocado. Total calories: 386
AVOCADO BRUSCHETTA
Spread 2 slices toasted whole wheat bread with 1/4 c sliced Hass avocado, mashed, and top with 2 sliced small tomatoes and salt and pepper to taste. Have 1 medium apple. Total calories: 374
CHEESY BEAN DIP
Mix 3/4 c rinsed and drained kidney beans, mashed, with 1/4 c diced onion, 1 tbsp. walnut oil, and 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar. Sprinkle with 1/4 c shredded reduced-fat Cheddar cheese and microwave on medium until cheese is melted. Serve with 1 c sliced red bell pepper for dipping. Total calories: 389
SIMPLE SALMON SANDWICH
Mix 3 oz. canned boneless, skinless wild salmon, drained, with 1/4 c chopped red bell pepper, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, and 1 tbsp. olive oil. Top with romaine lettuce leaves and serve on whole wheat roll. Total calories: 413
ITALIAN TUNA
Blend 3 oz. can chunk light tuna, drained, with 1/4 c chopped red onion, 2 tbsp. capers, 2 tbsp. lemon juice, and 1 tbsp. olive oil. Serve with 4 RyKrisp crackers. Total calories: 346
STRAWBERRY CHOCOLATE COTTAGE CHEESE Sprinkle 1 c fat-free cottage cheese with 1/4 c semisweet chocolate chips and 1/4 c sliced strawberries. Sprinkle with chopped mint leaves. Total calories: 379
BLUEBERRY WAFFLE
Top 1 frozen whole grain waffle, toasted, with 1/4 c semisweet chocolate chips and place in toaster oven or oven set to 350°F to slightly melt chips. Top with 1/4 c blueberries and 2 oz. fat-free vanilla yogurt. Total calories: 350

1 comment:

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