Lettuce Wraps for Weight Loss - This is one of our favorite weight loss tips. Create yummy Lettuce Wraps - substituting lettuce leaves for bread. Simply fill on one side of the leaf with your favorite light filling (such as lean ham and cheese and chopped tomato) and roll. The lettuce cuts out carbs and calories.
Low Calorie Buttermilk Recipe - Good Diet Moos for dairy products! Replace regular cream, ice cream, sour cream, buttermilk and milk in your recipes with 1 cup of skim milk to 1 teaspoon of white vinegar. You'll not only save calories, but you'll also add zing to your diet. Now that's really something for the cows to sing about!
Calorie-free is going to be a bit difficult to find in your pantry or fridge, but the following food comes pretty close: 1/2 cup of cabbage - about 15 calories
Go light with pimentos and skim-based cheese. Recipe: 1/2 cup of skim or fat free cheese - shredded, 1 drained small jar of pimentos, 1 Tablespoon of LIGHT Mayo. Mix and enjoy.
This version of Chicken Tortilla Soup is quick, healthy, and delicious! This will make 2 generous servings and is a snap to prepare while camping.
1 can of chicken broth + 1 can of water
In a saucepan, combine all ingredients except cheese and simmer about 10 minutes. Serve soup hot with shredded cheese.
Pears and peaches are fabulous replacements for oil when baking. You may need to do a bit of pre-cooking so that the fruit doesn't add an unwanted crunch to your recipe. Simply cook the fruit using your favorite method; be sure to remove the peeling. Mash, then use as oil substitute in your favorite recipes.
Each variety of fruit will add a definite difference to the taste of your recipe, though pears tend to lend the same end result as apples.
Measuring up for weight loss success! Grab a set of measuring cups and spoons and measure out foods until you are familiar with portion sizes. It may be an inconvenience in the beginning, but well worth the effort.
From experience I can assure you can before long, you'll be able to make a very close guesstimate without the need of cups and spoons.
Eat breakfast which will start your metabolism burn for the day. Whether you're eating Wheaties or a 'wheat muffin' go for breakfast for weight loss! By doing such you are actually 'breaking' the 'overnight fast' (breakfast).
Some great dieting choices to get the heme going include: melon, bagels, 1 egg and a couple of slices of microwaved bacon and 1 slice of wheat toast, oatmeal and cold pizza. What!! Wait - ix-nay on the cold pizza for now...
Diet Cheese Toast: 1 slice of diet bread (35 calories) sprayed with no calorie butter spray. Add 1 slice of skim milk or reduced fat cheese (80 calories). Pop into your toaster oven.
You can also substitute no calorie, non stick butter flavored spray which will render impressive results. You'll get that extra burst of butter without that extra burst of calories.
The Parent Factor – Set an example. You are a very important 'pattern' in your child's life. Share activities with your child. Try getting them involved in the kitchen where they can learn firsthand the basics of healthy cooking.