Cheesy Meatless Meatballs

These Meatless Meatballs are made with lentils and wild rice, and topped with marinara sauce and melted cheese. Great, healthy dinner!

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Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 308
Fat: 5.5
Carbs: 50.6
Protein: 14.4

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix rice and lentils in a bowl with the garlic and cumin. Add the flour and breadcrumbs. The mixture will be crumbly.
  3. Fill a bowl with warm water. Dip your hands in the water; with wet hands, form the crumbly mixture into small egg shaped balls. Add a few drops of oil or water to each meatball as you shape it to help it stick together. Place meatballs on a baking sheet and top each with a knob of oil.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes, turning and adding more drizzles of oil as necessary.

When toasted on the outside and warmed through, remove from oven and place individual oven-safe bowls. Cover with tomato sauce and cheese and bake on high broil (or microwave) until heated through and cheese is melted.

 

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Creamy Tortellini Soup

This creamy tortellini soup is not the lowest in calories but it’s definitely worth it! 

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Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 518
Fat: 29.1
Carbs: 42.7
Protein: 22.7

Steps

  1. In a large stockpot set over medium-high, cook the sausage, breaking up into little pieces. When sausage is mostly browned, add onion, celery and carrot, sauté for 5 minutes or until the vegetables are soft. 
  2. Add the garlic, spices, and tomato paste; sauté for an additional 3-5 minutes, or until fragrant, stirring occasionally to prevent it from burning.
  3. Add wine and let it cook out for a few minutes. Stir the flour into the sausage and cook for 1 minute. It’ll be sticky and dry. Gradually add in the chicken broth, stir to combine. Continue cooking until the mixture reaches a simmer, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Add the cream, then bring it to a low simmer. Add the tortellini and spinach. Cook just until tortellini is al dente, per package directions. Serve with fresh parsley and Parmesan and dunk with cheese bread!

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Moist Cake

This American style moist cake is so low in calories and carbs that it can even be eaten outside of cheat days! Below, you can find all the nutritional values and the recipe for this delicious cake.

Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 119
Fat: 11
Carbs: 2
Protein: 3

Steps

1. Preheat the oven to 170 degrees. Spray the coconut oil on the cooking tray and sprinkle almond flour. Set aside. 

2. Mix the almond flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl.

3. Mix the coconut oil with mixer, until it swells. 

4. Add the erythritol to the mix and add eggs one by one while keep mixing. 

5. Add the vanilla extract and mix. Add the flour in 3 steps while keep mixing. 

6. Put the mixture on the tray and cook for 20-22 minutes. Let it rest for 30 minutes on the tray. 

7. After the cake is cold, perforate the surface with the fork and pour the condensed milk. 

Tip: Wrap with the plastic wrap and let it rest in the fridge for a day for a better taste.  Sprinkle erythritol on top.

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Tuna Burger

Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 585
Fat: 26
Carbs: 22
Protein: 68

Steps

1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees. 

2. Mash the tuna and mix it in the mixer until it reaches the dough consistency.  

3. Put the tuna in a bowl, add the remaining ingredients and mix them with your hands. After adding salt and pepper to taste, form them into balls.  

4. Spray both sides of the balls with cooking spray.

5. Grill each side for 4 minutes.

6. If you wish, you can grill the bread too. Spread pesto on bread, put the balls and add the onions and peppers.

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Hummus with Peanut Butter

Here is a delicious hummus recipe, which is way healthier than the one you can buy in a supermarket. With the great flavour of peanut butter, you will enjoy it without feeling guilty about the calories!

Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 228
Fat: 16
Carbs: 17
Protein: 8

Steps

1. Let the chickpeas and ½ tsp of baking soda wait overnight in 5 cms of water. 

2. Sieve the chickpeas and put them in a pot with 5 cms of water. Boil for 25 minutes until the chickpeas soften. Put 120 mls of liquid aside and let the chickpeas cold. 

3. Mix the chickpeas, peanut butter, protein powder, lemon juice, oil, honey, garlic, chili pepper and salt with a mixer. If you would like a softer texture, you can add the liquid, which you set aside, by a tbsp each time and mix it. 

4. Sprinkle roasted peanuts and serve.

Honey and Mustard BLT Sandwich

Honey and Mustard BLT Sandwich is the perfect lunch idea! It is both really healthy and tasty, which is the best combination. Here, you can find more information regarding it’s nutritional values and it’s recipe.

Nutritional Values
(per serving)

Ingredients

Calories: 615
Fat: 23
Carbs: 56
Protein: 46

Steps

1. Pre-heat the oven to 200 degrees. Cook the jambon for 15 minutes 

2. Mix the yoghurt, chicken breast, mustard, honey, red onions, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a bowl. 

3. Heat the tortilla in a microwawe to soften it. Divide into two and put the mixture of greens, chicken and tomatoes. Put a piece of jambon in each.

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