Eat Away! Dishes that won’t break your waistline.

This is not about dieting, but about finding foods that you can eat in peace. Here are some dishes that I have personally enjoyed freely. They are:

  • Filling
  • Protein or fiber-packed
  • Tasty

You won’t like some, but here are the benefits

OYSTERS: 12, RAW: 114 CALS

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Shrimp cocktail a-la gazpacho -Per 5 shrimps & 1 1/2 tbsp sauce – Calories: 80kcal | Fat: 1.00g | Carbs: 6.00g | Protein: 14.00g

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Butternut squash lasagna: Per 1/2 tray – Calories: 450kcal | Fat: 13.00g | Carbs: 63.00g | Protein: 18.00g

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Traditional BBQ Wings, not fried- Per 2 wings – Calories: 120kcal | Fat: 5.00g | Carbs: 11.00g | Protein: 8.00g. (go for rubs, not sauces, for less cals)

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Black beans (sour cream optional)-Per 1 cup – Calories: 218kcal | Fat: 0.70g | Carbs: 39.74g | Protein: 14.47g/ Sour cream: Per 1 tbsp – Calories: 31kcal | Fat: 3.02g | Carbs: 0.61g | Protein: 0.46g

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Summer squash casserole with tomato and cheese: Per 1 cup – Calories: 150kcal | Fat: 10.74g | Carbs: 9.44g | Protein: 5.82g

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Mexican! Chicken breast, guacamole salad and rice- Guac with tomatoes: Per 1 cup – Calories: 270kcal | Fat: 23.16g | Carbs: 17.80g | Protein: 3.77g. Pan grilled chicken-Per 1/2 breast, bone and skin removed – Calories: 130kcal | Fat: 1.46g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 27.25g. Mexican rice:Per 1 cup – Calories: 199kcal | Fat: 8.38g | Carbs: 28.57g | Protein: 3.35g

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Grilled shrimp skewers: Per 2 skewers – Calories: 360kcal | Fat: 7.00g | Carbs: 47.00g | Protein: 27.00g

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Tostones! Forget chips and fries. Plantain (green, ripe banana- not sweet) slices, air fried to perfection, and seasoned with sea salt, are what is UP!  Per 2 pieces – Calories: 170kcal | Fat: 2.50g | Carbs: 35.00g | Protein: 1.00g

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Prosciutto and Colosal Olives Per 1 jumbo olive – Calories: 7kcal | Fat: 0.57g | Carbs: 0.47g | Protein: 0.08g. Prosciutto-Per 1 serving – Calories: 60kcal | Fat: 3.50g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 8.00g

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Tom Kha Coconut Soup (Thai) Per 1 cup – Calories: 130kcal | Fat: 7.00g | Carbs: 12.00g | Protein: 5.00g

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Poke Bowl (Raw salmon, vegetables, avocado)- Per 1 serving – Calories: 310kcal | Fat: 21.00g | Carbs: 15.00g | Protein: 16.00g

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Want to see more food??? Check out part 2 coming up!

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