Recipe Round-up: Issue 26 of 2017

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Full Plate recipes help you lose weight because they’re both slimming and filling.

The more fiber a recipe contains the better it is for losing weight and filling you up.

We categorize our recipes 3 ways, good, better, best.

  • GOOD recipes contain an above average amount of fiber
  • BETTER recipes contain a higher amount of fiber
  • BEST recipes contain the highest amount of fiber

Fresh Huevos Rancheros [Good Choice]

Image and Recipe Credit: Kate with http://cookieandkate.com/

Next time you’re craving eggs in the morning, try this delightful breakfast tostada. The beans add quite a bit of fiber and protein to the meal. But you’ll be cutting out most of the fat that comes with other typical egg breakfasts.

Sweet Potato Nachos [Better Choice]

Image and Recipe Credit: Maria and Josh with twopeasandtheirpod.com

If you’ve ever wished you could just eat nachos and continue to lose weight, this recipe is right up your alley. The surprising part? It’s made up of mostly high fiber foods, which makes it a whole lot more filling (and nutritious) than typical nachos.

Don’t be afraid to add other fun toppings too – black olives, diced red peppers, and even a bit of pico would work perfectly in this recipe.

Slimming tip: Use only ½ the cheese and opt for low fat sour cream, and you’ll shave off even more fat.

Blanched Broccoli [Best Choice]

Image and Recipe Credit: Charles with fiveeurofood.com

Steamed broccoli is one of those foods that you have to force feed yourself for the sake of “health” when cooked badly. Or, it can be an incredibly delicious side when cooked just right. By blanching the broccoli, instead of steaming it, you can retain some of the crunchiness. And the lemon/garlic dressing makes it delicious – whether you decide to serve it warm, or cold.

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