I'm loving the new frying pan I bought recently. It has the hard ceramic coating called "green" because it does not emit toxins when heated to a high heat as do other non-stick pans.
It requires little if any oil or cooking spray, and NOTHING STICKS. Things brown appetizingly, and washing up is like a quick wash of a plate or bowl. No trouble with clean up; just the fun of cooking. I bought it at TJMaxx, and it was only $8.99!
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One of my greatest weight loss secrets is cooking stir fry. Stir fry is simple to prepare, you can use almost any foods, and is generally very low calorie.
Spray a Wok with cooking spray (about 15 calories to coat a medium pan), toss in all the veggies you want (onions, peppers, zuccini, broccoli, really anything), add some lean meat (beef, chicken, pork) and stir, stir, stir.
You can add garlic, soy sause, a bit of bbq sauce, etc. for flavor if you want!!
Try making a healthy version of an indulgent food--Rutabaga fries!
I got a recipe off the internet for "rutabaga fries" (yes the waxy vegetable, easy to peel!)...1/3 the carbs of a potato, and 1/2 the fat! Plus, you can slice them similar to McD's fries (not that I crave them anymore, but such a treat to have them look that way!) They are also only "fries" in name, as they are prepared--oven roasted, and actually taste healthier
Lots of variations to try...I can "trick" myself into thinking I'm indulging!
Here's the recipe:
Preheat oven to 400 degrees Peel rutabaga Slice into fries Spray cooking sheet and fries with cooking spray (or toss in olive oil) and season with sea salt, pepper and chili powder (or cayenne, garlic) Flip fries to coat and bake for 15 min Flip and bake for another 10–20 min
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