Low calorie ideas
Fast and Easy meals with quinoa!
Path of life quinoa and kale (I have found at Costco and online) one pack is 2 servings but only 360 calories, cooks in the microwave in 4 minutes, add 3 scrambled egg whites (75 calories) for a power breakfast, great with a splash of lemon on the quinoa and kale mixture. For lunch add a chopped chicken breast (mesquite grilled frozen fully cooked) which you can wrap in plastic wrap and cook in the microwave in minutes (around 100 calories) or 1/3 cup canned all white chicken breast meat (around 70 calories)
Warm, filling soup, only 120 calories!
Scramble four egg whites. Boil 16 oz water and add 4 chicken bouillon cubes. Season to taste. Once cubes melt, stir in scrambled egg whites and add fresh sliced green onions.
Black Bean Burger, only 360 calories!
Microwave one Morning Star Chipotle Black Bean Burger and place on a Fold It wrap. Smear 1/4 of a soft fresh avocado on top and eat with one serving of steamable brussel sprouts.
Fage Greek Yogurt
Greek yogurt has beneficial probiotics and can be used in many ways. Mix it with dry salad dressing mix for a dip or sandwich spread. Mix it with your favorite Crystal Light mix for a sweet treat or a dip for your fruit.
Ole Xtreme Wellness tortilla wraps
These wraps come in a variety of flavors (we like Spinach and Herb) and are only 90 calories each. They are a great and easy way to make a healthy wrap for any meal. Keep fresh baby spinach in your refrigerator to add to any wrap or sandwich or sautee' to increase your daily fiber intake.
Quick and Easy Protein Poached Breakfast for only 230 calories
Scramble two eggs with a quarter cup of skim milk with salt and pepper to taste. Throw in some fresh green onions and fresh diced mushrooms if you have them. Pour in a microwave safe coffee cup or mug and microwave for 45 seconds. Stir, then microwave again for 45 more seconds.