Quick & Easy Low Calorie Cookbook: 100 Recipes All 100 Calories 200 Calories 300 Calories

Quick & Easy Low Calorie Cookbook: 100 Recipes All 100 Calories 200 Calories 300 Calories

Heather Thomas

Language: English

Pages: 176

ISBN: 190981590X

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

A collection of nutritionist-approved recipes, each at either 100, 200, or 300 calories, and with full nutritional breakdowns

Whether you’re on a diet or just want to maintain your ideal weight, these quick and easy recipes of either 100, 200, or 300 calorie portions enable you to watch your calorie intake while eating tasty dishes and good-sized portions that leave you feeling full. You’ll find a wide range of recipes for every individual taste and occasion, from family favorites to classic meals from around the world, and even slimming versions of familiar fast foods and takeouts. There are healthy Mediterranean dishes, Tex-Mex treats, curries in a hurry, and flash-in-the-pan stir-fries, all low-fat and low to medium GI. So throw away your calculator and stop worrying about food—just relax and enjoy eating. Recipes include dual measurements.











PREHEATED OVEN FOR 40–50 MINUTES, UNTIL TENDER INSIDE AND GOLDEN BROWN AND CRISP ON THE OUTSIDE. ROSEMARY-SKEWERED VEGETABLES It’s fun to use fresh rosemary stems as skewers for vegetables, chicken and meat. They look great and they impart a subtle flavour to the food. You will need strong, woody stems. Strip most of the leaves off first, just leaving the ones on the end intact. 6 sturdy fresh rosemary stems � red (bell) pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks � yellow (bell) pepper, deseeded

basil leaves. Stir in the chopped tomato and lemon juice and season to taste with freshly ground black pepper. Cover and chill in the refrigerator until required. Preheat the grill (broiler). Strip off most of the leaves from the rosemary stems, just leaving a few on the tip of each one. Thread the pepper chunks onto the rosemary skewers, alternating with the chunks of courgette and red onion. Put the kebabs on a foil-lined grill pan and sprinkle with the thyme leaves, then season with salt

freshly ground black pepper Serves 2 Prep: 5 minutes Cook: 5 minutes Preheat the grill (broiler). Cook the bacon and tomato slices under the hot grill or in a frying pan that has been sprayed lightly with oil for 4–5 minutes until the bacon is crisp and golden brown and the tomato is tender. Toast the slices of bread on both sides until lightly golden. Thinly spread two slices of toast with the ketchup and the others with mayonnaise. Arrange the lettuce leaves on top of the

coleslaw. Alcohol is probably the worst culprit and if you enjoy a glass or two of wine with your meal every evening, the calories soon add up over the weeks and months. You can reduce your sugar intake by choosing sugarless or low-sugar foods and drinks and using an artificial sweetener or a natural one, such as stevia, in hot drinks. 6 Eat less fat Fat is packed with more calories than any other food, so it’s important to keep it to a minimum. You can do this by choosing low-fat foods with

berries with white chocolate 60 granola berry breakfast bowl 67 hi-fibre breakfast muffins 26 porridge with fruit compôte 116 summer fruit mini pavlovas 108 ham, quick Parma ham and rocket pizzas 144 honey mustard dip 41 lamb quick moussaka 150 souvlaki pittas 142 spiced lamb steaks with quinoa salad 152 lentils grilled cod and lentils 99 Indian spiced dhal soup 70 Italian lentil and mozzarella salad 136 salad with roasted squash 130 muffins hi-fibre breakfast muffins 26 tuna

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