Do you have a kitchen or cooking secret that saves time, calories or clean up?
Try using a vegetable peeler to peel a zucchini or two. then cook it quickly like it were fettuccine. Not only it makes a great healthy substitute (with way less carbs than pasta), it also tastes great!
fAT FREE USE IN PLACE OF MAYO, OR SOUR CREAM OR IN SAUCES THAT REQUIRE CREAM.JUST ADD DIJON MUSTARD OR SPICES FOR FLAVORING SAVES CALORIES AND FAT
I COOK IN LARGE BATCHES ON THE WEEK ENDS AND FREEZE IT . IT REALLY DOES HELP WHEN I A HURY DORING THE WEEK JUST POP IT I TH MICROWAVE AND THEN YOU ARE EATING MORE HEALTHY AND NOT GOING FOR BAD FOOD CHOICES! AND I CLEAN UP AS I GO ALONG THEN IT'S NOT SO BAD WHEN I AM DONE!
Get the pasta feel without all the pasta. Drain it, rinse it and parboil to get rid of the odor. You'll get used to the texture - I promise
This one dish has been a lifesaver for me in terms of preparing quick, healthy meals - if I'm short on time, it keeps me from ordering bad food!
2 Chx Breast, red and yellow peppers, garlic, lime juice and low sodium taco seasoning - 12 minutes in the microwave for low fat chicken fajitas for...
I love minced garlic and crushed ginger and Mrs Dash seasonings for added flavor and no sodium
I like to sprinkle a few fresh chopped onions into many of my recipes. To save time, I cut up a whole onion and put the unused portion into a small container and put it in the refrigerator. When I need a little onion the next day, it's ready and so am I.
I love pasta, and make it frequently as it's a favorite in my household. The best part about my pasta however is my homemade sauce (and all the ooey gooey cheese!). I swap out the pasta with roasted eggplant or shirataki tofu noodles and have a very indulgent dinner for about 300 calories!
I try at least 1-2 new recipes every couple weeks. Sometimes it is something completely new and other times it is something that I have adapted to be more healthy. I don't even have the same meal more than once a month.
Making Fluffy Quinoa is a kitchen technique that every at-home Chef can easily master. Quinoa is versatile, lightly textured, slightly nutty in flavor and did I mention ... healthy!
Quinoa is a fun new ingredient that your whole family will love. I keep quinoa as a staple pantry item - right ...