With school out for the summer, it’s hard to resist the food temptations that go along with spending days with the kids at the pool, summer barbecues, vacations etc. While we’re feeling nostalgic about the days where we could eat whatever we wanted without a care in the world, let’s keep our eyes on the prize. So how about some healthy recipes to curve the cravings without causing you to lose progress?
Some of these recipes on MyFitnessPal have been AWESOME, and some I have yet to try!
1. Cauliflower Crust Margherita Pizza
Serves: 3 | Serving Size: 2 slices
Per serving: Calories: 299; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 62mg; Sodium: 502mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 23g
Serves: 16 | Serving Size: 1 brownie
Per serving: Calories: 83; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 4g
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 2 cups
Per serving: Calories: 261; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 132mg; Sodium: 132mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 24g
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 piece
Per serving: Calories: 379; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 25mg; Sodium: 665mg; Carbohydrate: 48g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 21g
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 4 tablespoons yogurt mixture, 1/3 cup strawberries, 2 tablespoons cracker crumbs
Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 185; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 24mg; Sodium: 148mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 6g
Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 chicken burger and 1/2 sweet potato
Calories: 345; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 465mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 34g
Source: MJ Fitnatic