Dietary fiber Archive

Slimming Tip: More Veggies

Serve three vegetables with dinner tonight, instead of just one, and you’ll eat more without really trying. Greater variety tricks people into eating more food — and eating more fruits and vegetables is a great way to lose weight. The high fiber and water content fills you up with fewer calories. Cook ...Read More

Vegetarian Breakfast Burritos

These have become kind of a staple in my house. I love that they are high protein, high fiber, low carb… oh and EASY! This is what I use. You could easily make them vegan by switching a couple of ingredients if you wanted to, but here’s how I do it. The ...Read More

A Tribute To Berries

Did you know that berries are extremely high in fiber and antioxidants? In fact, they are counted among the Top 5 Healthy Fat Burning Foods. If you want more fat burning foods in your diet, consider strawberries, cranberries, grapes, blackberries or raspberries in your diet. Many of these berries are seasonal, however may be frozen ...Read More

Grapefruit

Grapefruit While grapefruit doesn’t have any magical fat-burning properties, it can help dieters feel full with fewer calories. This is attributed to the plentiful amounts of soluble fiber, which take longer to digest. Having half a grapefruit or a glass of grapefruit juice before a meal may help fill you up, so you ...Read More

100 Calories Or Less

The key to great snacking is to be allowed to eat what you want right? But you have to keep portion control in mind. You can have ice cream… you just can’t have the whole tub to yourself. So, I’ve put together a list of tips and snacks that’ll sneak in at ...Read More

Quick, Healthy Lunch Idea

One of my favorite things about this dish is that every thing in it can be made ahead of time, only leaving you to assemble and heat. How easy is that? What’s in it? 1 grilled chicken breast 1/2 cup yellow rice 1/2 cup black beans 2 tbsp salsa Recently, I have ...Read More

Fiber Gourmet

I recently ran across a company called Fiber Gourmet in my search for health and flavor. They offer pasta and pasta products that are lower calorie, lower carb and higher fiber than comparable products on the grocery shelves. In fact they even have the added benefit of: Non-GMO Made in the USA ...Read More

Watermelon Lemonade

Ingredients 6 cups 1-inch cubes seedless watermelon (from about a 5-pound melon)  1 bottle (10-ounce) Organic Lemon Juice  6 cups water  3/4 cup cane sugar  Crushed ice  Mint sprigs, for garnish Method Working in batches as necessary, purée watermelon and lemon juice in blender until smooth; transfer to a large container. Add ...Read More

3 Super Summer Salsas

Salsa is so fantastic. It’s completely customizable, and goes with everything! Plus, it’s a great alternative to a lot of dressings that can pack on the calories and artificial ingredients, so pack on the salsa instead! These are a few recipes for exceptional salsas. Usually the ingredients are pretty cheap (especially if ...Read More

Spicy Turkey Chili

Ingredients 3 oz. ground skinless turkey breast 1/3 cup canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 tbsp. olive oil 1/4 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper 2/3 cup canned, diced tomatoes 1/4 tsp. cumin 1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp. chili powder Directions: Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet ...Read More