Goddess Diet on a Dime – Day 2!

Post by Christine: So today we tried out a new, lowfat recipe! I gave it a 7.5/10 and Mom gave it the same score. The recipe was for a Greek Salad…here it is if you want to try it out! We left out onion (for Mom) and garlic (for me). It was a Jenny Craig recipe…I think the oregano dressing is what I didn’t like the most.

by Jenny Craig

I understand the font may be a litte small, so let me type out the recipe for you here:

Jenny Craig Greek Salad141 calories/serving – Makes four servings

Ingredients:

1/2 head romaine lettuce

2 cups chopped tomatoes

1 small cucumber, thinly sliced

1 small onion, thinly sliced (we left this out)

1 small green bell pepper, seeded, cut into 1/4-inch strips (we used a red bell pepper, Mom thinks they’re sweeter)

4 oz. reduced fat free feta cheese, crumbled (best part!)

2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1 tbsp. water

1 large garlic clove, finely minced or pressed (left this out…I hate garlic)

1/2 tsp. dried oregano, crushed (I would actually put less in, it was pretty strong)

1/8 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

Directions:

In a large bowl, toss together lettuce, tomatoes, cucumber, onion and green pepper. Top with cheese.

In a separate small bowl, whisk together oil, vinegar, water, garlic, oregano and black pepper. Pour over salad and gently toss. Yields four servings.

That’s it! The most time consuming part was cutting the red pepper… haha.

Handy Websites: Thanks to RadioCindy for sharing this! She recommended The Daily Plate, a nifty website that gives you tons of recipes and even has a calculator that factors in your weight and how much you want to lose! Definitely worth a look – thanks, Cindy! She also recommends adding 24g/fiber a day.

Want to know the big deal about fiber? This isn’t going to be censored… dieting people love fiber because it makes you go to the bathroom. And not just #1… it makes you poop, folks! That aids in weight loss and gives you some more reading time!

Our Calorie Total for Yesterday:

Christine: 940/1500

Lisa: 1500/1500

Some lifesavers were a Vegetarian Chili I made…it was so delicious! I got the recipe from my pastor at Wilkes Boulevard UMC. Interested? Post some comments!

For that chocolate craving:

We really need to look for some low fat dessert recipes because the Weight Watchers just aren’t cutting it! They are delicious, don’t get me wrong…but oh, so, small! My personal favorite is Weight Watcher’s Ice Cream Candy Bar…it’s like an ice cream snickers, but better because it is low fat and won’t go straight to your tush! It’s 150 calories.

Hope to hear from you soon! Post your lowfat recipes for us to try here! We will rate it and share it!

Thanks for reading!

~Lisa and Christine

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