Cheese and Turkey Crackers 3 oz sliced turkey breast (Applegate Farms is an all-natural brand) + 2 Laughing Cow cheese wedges + sliced cucumber, spinach and fresh dill on 2 whole-grain crisp crackers 260 calories.
Foods to enjoy.
Baked Salmon With Braised Baby Artichokes Bake a 4-oz salmon steak topped with parsley at 375 degrees for about 20 minutes; serve with braised baby artichokes 433 calories.
Holiday Oats 1/2 cup oatmeal, cooked in unsweetened almond or skim milk + 1/2 cup berries + 4 walnuts + cinnamon 300 calories with almond milk; 350 calories with skim milk.
Beefy Corn & Black Bean Chili Combine 1 lb of ground round beef and 2 tsp salt-free chili powder blend in a large Dutch oven. Cook 6 minutes over medium-high heat or until beef is browned, stirring to crumble. Drain and return to pan. Stir in 1 14-ounce frozen corn and black bean mixture bag, 1 14-ounce can of fat-free, less-sodium beef broth, and 1 15-ounce can of tomato sauce; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 minutes. Uncover and simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ladle chili into bowls. Top each serving with sour cream and onions, if desired. 300 calories.
Egg White Omelet 1 whole egg + 1/2 cup liquid egg whites + 1/2 cup mixed chopped onion, tomatoes, spinach (all the veggies you desire!). Cook in 1 tbsp olive oil. Add herbs and spices, such as parsley, dill, cilantro, cayenne pepper or paprika. Serve with 1/2 grapefruit 229 calories.
1. Morning lemon juice: This is an oldie but a goodie to kick start the digestion and cleanse the system. Squeeze the juice of half a lemon in a cup of hot water. Drink first thing in the morning before breakfast.