Food can be used to treat diseases. It can be used to burn fat, too. These recipes use foods designed to stimulate the metabolism, so dieters will lose weight. Any good weight loss camp for adults would use some variation of these dishes. Dig in!
Tartine with Blackberry Thyme Salad
This non-cooked dish contains 393 calories, ten grams of fat and 60 grams of carbs.
- 1 quart fresh blackberries or blueberries mashed
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 2 tablespoons butter
- pinch kosher salt
- 24 ounces plain yogurt
- 1 baguette
Split the baguette, then portion into 4 pieces. Spread with 1/2 tablespoon butter. Top with mixture of other ingredients. Serve with yogurt.
Tuna and White Bean Fontina
This five-minute lunch contains 394 calories.
Turn on broiler with rack in high position. Mix in a bowl one can drained tuna and one can drained white beans. Toss in two tablespoons lemon juice and one tablespoon chopped fresh parsley. Add salt and pepper to taste. Onto a broiler pan place four slices whole grain bread. Spoon salad onto bread and top with two ounces grated Fontina cheese. Broil until golden.
Into the blender toss 1/2 cup low-fat milk, one cup raspberries, six ounces vanilla yogurt, 1/4 cup chocolate chips and a couple ice cubes. Blend and enjoy these 462 calories, 16 grams protein, 77 grams carbs and 10 grams fiber.
Strawberry, Peach or Pineapple Smoothie
Into the blender toss one cup fruit of your choice, one cup low-fat milk and two teaspoons organic flaxseed oil. Blend and love the fat camp for adults‘ quality 216 calories, 9 grams protein, three grams fiber and 19 grams carbs.
Almond Crusted Chicken Fingers
This oven-fried favorite contains 174 calories, four grams carbs and 27 grams protein.
- Olive oil cooking spray
- 1/2 cup sliced almonds
- 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
- 1 1/2 teaspoon paprika
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic
- 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
- 4 large egg whites
- one pound chicken tenders
Into the blender toss the dry ingredients and finely chop. Drizzle in oil and continue until combined. Place mixture in shallow bowl. Whisk egg whites in shallow bowl. Coat tenders well. Coat tenders in dry mixture well. Spray a cookie sheet and place chicken on it. Bake at 350 for 20 to 25 minutes. Serve with steamed broccoli and sliced tomatoes.