Going on a diet will help you reach your health and fitness goals. One's desire to choose wisely should not mean spending extra money to get pre-packaged foods with promises of weight loss. With a desire a bit of research and some time will lead you to many, many great tasting reasonably priced recipes. Here are a few recipes and links to sites that can help you with healthy recipes.
Kraft Foods maintaines a website to promote their brands. They allow you to search "by nutritional goal" which includes specific recipes for low fat, low calorie and low salt. Here is a fun recipe for non fried potatoes.
foodfit.com has a website that has many recipe suggestions as well as hints on how to cut calories from everyday recipes. Here is a sample recipe:
Grilled Rosemary Chicken Breasts
Ingredients: 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 rosemary sprig, chopped or 1/2 teaspoon dried salt, to taste freshly ground black pepper 6 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Cooking Instructions 1. Mix the oil, vinegar, garlic, rosemary, salt and pepper, and brush on the chicken breasts. Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes or overnight. 2. Preheat the grill. 3. Grill the breasts for 5 to 6 minutes on each side, depending on the thickness. Let the chicken rest on a plate for 1 or 2 minutes before serving.
Allrecipes.com has a section for healthy living. Here is a sample recipe:
1 1/2 pounds salmon fillets lemon pepper to taste garlic powder to taste salt to taste 1/3 cup soy sauce 1/3 cup brown sugar 1/3 cup water 1/4 cup vegetable oil
Season salmon fillets with lemon pepper, garlic powder, and salt.
In a small bowl, stir together soy sauce, brown sugar, water, and vegetable oil until sugar is dissolved. Place fish in a large resealable plastic bag with the soy sauce mixture, seal, and turn to coat. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
Preheat grill for medium heat.
Lightly oil grill grate. Place salmon on the preheated grill, and discard marinade. Cook salmon for 6 to 8 minutes per side, or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
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