1 pound of extra lean ground beef or turkey
3 Tablespoons of Chili Powder
1 Teaspoon of Cumin
1/2 Cup of diced Onion
Cook until meat is done. Makes enough to fill 1 dozen corn taco shells.
Fill shells with meat; top with the following salad, then add salsa:
2 Tablespoons of grated cheese
1 Tablespoon of finely chopped cilantro
This low calorie, low fat free diet menu recipe serves 12 and contains about 1,800 calories or 180 calories per Taco.
Broccoli & Cheese Soup
Mix the following ingredients for this lower calorie, lower fat Broccoli & Cheese Soup recipe:
1 ounce of Velveeta Cheese (80 calories)
1 cup of skimmed milk
1/4 cup of cooked broccoli
Place cheese and milk into microwaveable bowl and heat until melted. Stir in broccoli.
If you desire a thinner soup, add more milk. For a thicker soup, add less.
This low calorie, low fat free diet menu recipe entree serves 1 for about 175 calories
Chicken Salad Sandwiches
Prepare your favorite bread by following directions below. Fill with the following mix:
3 ounces of roasted chicken, shredded
Dash Celery Salt, Salt, Pepper
1 Tablespoon of Mayo
Spray bread with butter flavored non-stick cooking spray. Then cook using any of the following methods:
Bacon and eggs can fit into most diet plans. Even for restricted diet plans, egg substitute and low sodium turkey bacon can be substituted for fresh eggs and bacon.
Here are a few more bacon and egg tips:
Use 1 whole egg plus 1 egg white rather than two eggs as cholesterol is contained in the yolk
Cook fried eggs in non-stick pan using non-stick cooking spray.
Blot excess grease from cooked bacon.
Cook bacon in microwave when possible as this cooking process helps to remove grease from bacon.
Salt eggs lightly.
Three Bean Salad
3 Been Salad
2 cups of drained green beans
2 cups of drained red kidney beans
2 cups of drained yellow wax beans
1/2 cup of white vinegar
Splenda to suit personal taste
Mix together and chill thoroughly.
Total calories - about 600 calories. Makes about 13 servings - about 46 calories per serving. That's about 1/3 the calories as traditional Three Bean Salad!
Menu Serving Suggestions - Enjoy with Confetti Potato Salad and a small roasted chicken breast with skin removed.