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Posted: 17 Mar 2012, 15:44
I'm doing a 1500 calorie diet and I am running out of ideas as to what to eat. Does anyone have suggestions that would be low in calorie meal ideas...I'm getting sick of lettuce Sad

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Posted: 17 Mar 2012, 15:56
I have a bunch of recipes. Fish tacos are good...instead of a tortilla you can have the fish and salsa over 1/2 to 1/4 cup of brown rice. I like my fish with a little bit of some type of fruit salsa (mango/peach...or I take grapefruit and add some chili powder and diced jalepeno.) Ground chicken/turkey breast burgers are also good. Just eat 1/2 the bun. I even put 1tbs of reduced fat mayo on it.

Mostly I've just been trying to keep my meals to 250 to 300 calories each. I make my main dish account for about 200ish calories, then I fill the rest in with veggies...a salad, or steamed broccoli or spinach.

Hope this gives you a few ideas. Let us know what you come up with

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Posted: 17 Mar 2012, 16:35
Check out www.cookinglight.com. They have a gazillion recipes. Smile And a great search feature.
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Posted: 23 Mar 2012, 10:02
vegan chilis and curries/stews are good, I have a good recipe for a black bean chili with lots of cumin that is to die for and virtually fat free, I will post it. I find vegan recipes to be very satisfying because the focus is on the spice/vegetable flavour combinations - you don't even miss the meat. You could add some tofu if desired but I don't usually.

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Posted: 23 Mar 2012, 10:24
www.skinnytaste.com is a great blog I love to follow for ideas. I just made baked chicken nuggets last night and they were fab. Plus, if you follow ww, she calcs the points for you.

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