Banana Ice Cream
Ingredients: 2 medium bananas Directions: Cut peeled bananas in 2 inch chunks and place in freezer bag. Seal and allow to freeze for at least 24 hours. Remove from freezer, set on counter for 10-15 minutes and then whiz in food processor until smooth. I added a little vanilla, but you could add cinnamon or lemon zest for variety. Tastes like soft-serve ice cream! This serves two, each serving...
Watermelon Ice Cream
Ingredients: 1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin 2 tablespoons water 4 cups seeded cubed watermelon, divided 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons honey Directions: In a microwave-safe bowl, sprinkle gelatin over water; let stand for 2 minutes. Microwave on high for 40 seconds; stir. Let stand for 2 minutes or until gelatin is disolved. Pour into a blender or food processor; add 1 cup...
Warm Beet and Romaine Salad with Feta
Ingredients: 2 medium sized beets (100g) - 44 calories 1/2 red onion (55g) - 22 calories 5 leaves of firm romaine lettuce (50g) - 10 calories 1 cucumber (300g) - 45 calories 1 oz feta cheese (28g) -60 calories Salt to taste - 0 calories Black pepper to taste - 0 calories Splash of rice vinegar - 0 calories About 1 cup water (237g) - 0 calories 1 tablespoon olive oil (13g) -119...
Bowl of Berries
Ingredients: 2 cups blackberries (288g) - 124 calories 1 cup raspberries (123g) - 64 calories 1 cup blueberries (145g) - 83 calories Juice from one lemon (47g) - 12 calories Directions: After washing the berries put them, along with the lemon juice, in a pot, on medium high. Let it cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes (you can make the cooking process longer if you wish to)....
Ingredients: 3 medium baking apples, cored, sliced thin 1 teaspoon cinnamon 2 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoon flour Topping: 1 cup quick oats 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoon heart-healthy margarine Directions: Mix the first four ingredients & place them into a 9-inch (square or round) baking dish. In a small bowl, mix the topping...
Noodles with Salmon
Ingredients 1/4 of a salmon fillet (89g) - 184 calories 1/4 cup of egg noodles (40g) - 55 calories 5 cherry-tomatoes - 25 calories 1/4 cup of chopped broccoli (40g) - 14 calories 1 teaspoon of soy sauce (5g) - 3 calories Directions: After washing and cutting in half the cherry-tomatoes put them in a pan alongside with the salmon (cut into small pieces) and the broccoli. Stir everything...
Tomato Ice Cream
Ingredients: About 16 italian tomatoes (1 kg) - 179 calories 3 egg whites - 48 calories 1 natural yogurt - 138 calories 7 teaspoons of sugar (29g) - 111 calories Directions: In a small pot put together two glasses of water and the sugar to make a sugar syrup. Cook on low fire, stirring occasionally. Let it boil for a few minutes and then let it cool. Peel the tomatoes, take the seeds...
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Ingredients: 1 cup eggplant, cut into 1” cubes (99g) - 28 calories 1 cup zucchini, cut into 1” cubes (99g) -17 calories About 3 medium tomatoes (369g) - 66 calories Directions: First, cut the stalks of the tomatoes, cut them into big chunks and then puree them. Put two thirds of the tomato sauce and the eggplant and zucchini cubes on a pan and let it cook, mixing from time to...
Ingredients: 1 small potato (125g) - 108 calories 1 tablespoon of milk (15 ml) - 7 calories Directions: Peel the potato and boil it. When it’s cooked, cut it in chunks, pour the milk and mash with a fork. It’s done! You can also substitute the milk with cream, and if you use low-fat milk, it will have less calories. All together, this dish has 115 calories.
Egg Drop Soup
1 cup of water (237g) - 0 calories 1/4 cup of vegetable broth (60g) - 4 calories 1/4 cup of diced carrots (32g) - 13 calories 1/4 cup of diced onions (40g) - 16 calories 1 egg - 70 calories 1/8 cup of peas (40g) - 17 calories Directions: Bring water and broth to a boil and add the carrots and onions. Continue to boil until the carrots are soft and the onions are becoming clear. Crack an...
Ingredients: 2 bananas (230g) - 205 calories 5 tablespoons of cacao powder (25g) - 93 calories 4 tablespoons of almond butter (64g) - 404 calories If you want to, you can substitute the almond butter for hazelnut or peanut butter, and perhaps for normal butter too (I haven’t tried this way yet). You can also add some soy milk (it makes the mousse creamier), coffee, vanilla or cut...
Ingredients: 2 small carrots (100g) - 42 calories 1 teaspoon of olive oil (4,5g) - 40 calories Dash of salt and/or pepper - 0 calories Directions: Pre-heat oven to 190ºC (375ºF). Rub the carrot with the olive oil and sprinkle them with the salt and/or pepper. Put them on a baking sheet and bake for about 30 minutes. I normally eat this as a snack, but you can make them as a side dish....