Sunday, March 17, 2013

Try these easy lunch or dinner suggestions!

Passing along some more easy recipes for you to consider along with positive vibes for healthy eating.. Happy Baking and Cooking light!  Enjoy!!!

This one includes some cooked pasta.

1 cup wheat pasta(cooked)(lightly salted)
1/2 cup jarred tomato sauce or make some marinara sauce and freeze in small containers to use when needed
3 tablespoons part skim milk ricotta
1 cup steamed broccoli

Mix cooked pasta with sauce and ricotta...add steamed broccoli as a side(use a small amount of olive oil and garlic to season)

Here's a nice low calorie chicken salad:

1 small chicken breast(saute in coated pan and cooled)
several small cherry tomatoes sliced in half
1 scallion sliced
romaine lettuce (chopped)
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon olive oil
 salt and pepper to taste
Refrigerate until ready to use

If you like Pita's try this:

1/4 cup hummus(store bought)
1/4 cup romaine lettuce chopped
1/3 cup chopped cucumber
1 small chopped roma tomato
2 tablespoons light sour cream or plain yogurt
pinch salt and pepper if needed

Note:  Keep some carrots and celery to munch on as well as low fat snacks..Watch the portions!

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