There are some foods where I look at them and it seems like it’s impossible to make a lower calorie version. Mac and cheese was always one of those. I was stumped! Eventually it was time to tackle the challenge and I was surprised to find out you can actually cut a lot of calories out and still make a very tasty dish! This isn’t box mac and cheese. It’s grown up and full of wonderful flavor! Continue reading
Soups can be a lifesaver for you when you’re trying to lose weight. You can create a delicious and flavorful soup without packing in the calories. They’re also a great way to fill up. A soup and salad lunch or dinner can be low calorie and still leave you feeling full until your next mealtime!
This soup is great because you get protein from chicken, the lemon adds a lot of flavor, and the orzo helps make it more filling. You’re also getting a healthy serving of vegetables. Continue reading
Cheddar broccoli soup is a great comfort food. It makes you feel warm and happy inside. The big downside though is that it’s usually packed with a ton of cheese and cream which adds a lot of calories and a lot of fat. This recipe cuts down the calories to something a lot more manageable but will still be cheesy and comforting.
2 tbps. Olive or coconut oil
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 large carrot, peeled and chopped
2 celery stalks, chopped
5 cloves garlic, minced Continue reading