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Low-Calorie

Low-Calorie

Low-Calorie

No more trendy or fad diets! Counting calories is the easiest, most efficient way to lose weight and keep it off for good. This issue is packed with delicious recipes to help you do just that. Whether you're trying to adopt new eating habits or looking for recipes to maintain your healthy lifestyle, this is the ultimate guide to tasty, nutritious food you can enjoy for the rest of your life. Get started today with this bookazine!

Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
Heinrich Bauer Publishing, L. P.
Frequency:
One-off
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1 min.
no gimmicks or fads, just a thinner you!

No matter how you cut it, calorie-counting is still the best way to lose weight. You can ignore all the hype about special diets—the bottom line is if you consume more calories than you need, you will gain weight, and if you consume fewer calories, you will lose weight. Although the goals can vary by gender, size and activity level, a good target is 1500-1700 calories per day. You can use a calorie-counting app like MyFitnessPal to help you customize your personal calorie counts and track your intake. And, of course, make sure you get plenty of exercise—the more you move, the more you will lose! Here’s to a skinny new you!…

10 min.
light bites

300 & UNDER! MANGO & SHRIMP SALAD ACTIVE TIME 35 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 35 MINUTES + REFRIGERATION • SERVES 4 2 pounds uncooked medium shrimp2 tablespoons light soy sauce2 teaspoons sesame oil1 fresh long red chile, chopped finely2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro stems½-inch piece fresh ginger, grated2 cloves garlic, crushed1 medium mango, sliced thinly1 large red bell pepper, sliced thinly1 English cucumber, seeded, sliced thinly1 cup bean sprouts½ cup loosely packed fresh cilantro leaves2 green onions, sliced thinly Lime Dressing ¹/8 cup lime juice1 tablespoon grated palm sugar2 teaspoons fish sauce 1 Shell and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Place shrimp in medium bowl with sauce, oil, chile, chopped cilantro, ginger and garlic; toss to coat shrimp in mixture. Refrigerate 30 minutes. 2 Meanwhile, make Lime Dressing. 3 Cook shrimp in heated large frying pan,…

11 min.
beef & lamb

550 & UNDER! GRILLED RIBEYES WITH WHITE BEAN & SPINACH SALAD ACTIVE TIME 35 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 35 MINUTES • SERVES 4 4 beef ribeye steaks (6½ ounces each)2 cans (15½ ounces each) white beans, rinsed, drained3 ounces baby spinach leaves1 small red onion, sliced thinly¼ cup fresh mint leaves Ginger-Lime Dressing 1 clove garlic, crushed1 piece fresh ginger (¾-inch), grated¹/³ cup lime juice2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 Cook steaks on a heated greased indoor grill pan or outdoor grill until browned both sides and cooked as desired. Remove from heat; stand 5 minutes. 2 Meanwhile, make Ginger-Lime Dressing. 3 Place beans, spinach, onion and mint in large bowl with dressing; toss gently to combine. 4 Serve steaks with salad. To Make Ginger-Lime Dressing: Place ingredients in screw-top jar; shake well. NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING 14.8g total fat; 5.5g saturated…

13 min.
chicken

550 & UNDER! FAST CHICKEN CHERMOULLA ACTIVE TIME 20 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 30 MINUTES • SERVES 4 1½ pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs, sliced thinly½ cup coarsely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley1 tablespoon lemon zest1 tablespoon lemon juice2 teaspoons ground turmeric1 teaspoon cayenne pepper1 tablespoon ground coriander1 medium red onion, chopped finely2 tablespoons olive oil1 cup red lentils2½ cups chicken broth6½ ounces baby spinach leaves½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro½ cup coarsely chopped fresh mint1 tablespoon red wine vinegar¹/³ cup plain yogurt 1 Combine chicken, parsley, zest, juice, spices, onion and half the oil in large bowl. 2 Heat wok; stir-fry chicken mixture, in batches, until chicken is browned and cooked through. 3 Meanwhile, combine lentils and broth in large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, about 8 minutes or until just…

7 min.
pork

550 & UNDER! FAST NEPALESE PORK CURRY ACTIVE TIME 20 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 35 MINUTES • SERVES 4 2 tablespoons peanut oil2 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds2 teaspoons ground cumin1 teaspoon ground turmeric2 teaspoons garam masala3 cloves garlic, crushed1 piece fresh ginger (1½ inches), grated2 medium yellow onions, chopped finely1½ pounds ground pork½ cup water¼ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro 1 Heat oil in large frying pan; cook seeds, stirring, about 2 minutes or until seeds pop. Add cumin, turmeric and garam masala; cook, stirring, 2 minutes. 2 Add garlic, ginger and onions; cook, stirring, until onions soften. 3 Add pork; cook, stirring, until cooked through. Add the water; simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in cilantro. NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING 23.4g total fat; 6.9g saturated fat; 396 cal; 4g carbohydrate; 41.4g protein; 2.6g fiber TIP •…

6 min.
seafood

550 & UNDER! FISH SKEWERS WITH LIME, GINGER & ARUGULA ACTIVE TIME 35 MINUTES • START TO FINISH 35 MINUTES • SERVES 4 1½ pounds white fish fillets1 tablespoon sesame oil2 teaspoons lime zest2 tablespoons lime juice3 limes, extra, cut into wedges2 ounces arugula leaves2 tablespoons thinly sliced pickled ginger1 tablespoon ginger pickling liquid2 tablespoons kecap manis 1 Cut fish into 1-inch pieces. Combine fish, oil, zest and juice in large bowl. 2 Thread three pieces of fish and a lime wedge onto each skewer. 3 Preheat a greased indoor grill pan or outdoor grill; cook skewers, in batches. 4 Combine arugula, ginger, ginger liquid and kecap manis in bowl. 5 Serve skewers with salad. NUTRITION FACTS PER SERVING 18.1g total fat; 3.3g saturated fat; 325 cal; 1.1g carbohydrate; 39.3g protein; 0.5g fiber TIP • Cover the ends of the bamboo skewers…