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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Slim Down Diary Recipe Chicken Pasta Salad

Here is a dish we just love. Use low carb pasta, chicken breast and this recipe makes 4 servings at 402 calories a serving. Fresh and also hearty for lunch or dinner.



Chicken Pasta Salad

4 ounces of low carb pasta of choice 
1/2 cup cooked cubed chicken breast
1 cup white beans drained and rinsed
1/2 cup fat free Italian dressing
3 plum tomatoes or 1 cup grape tomatoes chopped
2 tablespoons each fresh chopped basil and parsley

Cook pasta to instructions on package and drain. While warm add the chicken, beans, dressing tomatoes and herbs. Stir all together. Chill for at least 3 hours before serving. Makes 4 servings.


Sunday, September 21, 2014

Slim Down Diary Recipe and Baked Home Fries

 Recipe number 3 is for all the carb lovers and potato lovers of course. In moderation you can have everything you love, cooked a little more healthier. Very tasty recipe with only 271 calories per serving. There are 4 servings to this recipe.


 Baked Home Fries

4 large potatoes cut in 1/2 inch pieces
1 green pepper diced
1 red onion thinly sliced
2 teaspoon olive oil
seasoned salt to taste 
1 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic
1/2 teaspoon paprika

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray with oil a large baking dish. Toss the potatoes, peppers, onions with seasonings until coated. Bake stirring every 10 minutes for 45 minutes or until fork tender. 

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Slim Down Recipe Diary and Huevos Rancheros Recipe

Here is recipe number 2. Easy to make and can be for breakfast, lunch or dinner. This dish has 270 calories without using or buying reduced fat products, it will be even less calories if you substitute them. You can buy low carb, low salt tortillas or even make you own. Best of all you control what you like in this one and with full fat content you're still low in calories content.  Thanks for reading Author +claudia lamascolo 

Huevos Rancheros Recipe

4 large eggs
4 corn tortillas 6"diameter
1 can refried beans ( I use fat free) but the calories above are using regular
1/2 cup salsa
1/4 cup shredded thin cheddar cheese

Preheat broiler. Coat non stick pan. In a skillet boil 1 1/2 cups water. When boiling put on low. Add the eggs into the water cook 3 to 5 minutes just until whites are set.
In the mean time place tortilla on the baking sheet, heat under broiler 1 minute. Flip spread the untoasted side with beans. Cook under broiler 1 minutes. Add the egg, 2 tablespoons salsa and cheese. Cook 30 seconds more under the broiler to melt cheese.