You can get all the taste of your favorite delicious meals without the added calories. Not only will these recipes send signals of satisfaction to your tummy, they will also keep you on track with your weight loss plan.
Chopped chicken Caesar sandwiches
For 293 calories per half, try a chopped chicken Caesar sandwich.
Whisk mayo, oil, Parmesan, juice, mustard, Worcestershire and anchovy paste in a bowl. Add the chicken and toss it in order for the mixture to coat it. Divide the chicken, tomato and romaine on the rolls and cut them in half before serving. This recipe yields six servings.
Herbed chicken and squash
For a meal packed with protein and B vitamins, try this delicious recipe.
Place the oven rack in the lower third of the appliance and heat it to 400 degrees. Season the chicken with one tablespoon of chopped rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon of sale and 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper. Toss the squash with 1 teaspoon of oil in a bowl. In another bowl, toss onions with 2 teaspoons of vinegar and 1 teaspoon of oil. Place the chicken on a pan bone side up and spread the squash and onion in a single layer around the chicken. Sprinkle vegetables with 1 tablespoon of chopped rosemary, 1/2 teaspoon sale and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. Roast for about 15 minutes. In a bowl, combine the preserves, mustard, ginger, garlic and 1 teaspoon of vinegar. Flip the chicken and brush it with the apricot-mustard sauce, turn the vegetables and roast until the chicken's internal temperature reaches 165 degrees. Roast for an additional 10 to 15 minutes.
Peach berry sangria
If it's really hot outside, enjoy a low cal sangria that won't leave you feeling guilty.
Mix sugar with peach nectar in a pitcher until it dissolves. Then stir in the rosé, vodka, strawberries and peaches before adding club soda. This recipe is just 115 calories per serving and makes 12 drinks.