Do you follow a gluten-free diet? Confirm all ingredients you are using are gluten-free and the recipes below can be gluten-free.
Kale has become a popular superfood because it is packed with vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium and fiber. It is also low in carb, so it won't raise blood sugars too much. If you are in a hurry, you can buy kale already chopped in bags at most grocery stores.
There is no reason to buy store-bought apple sauce when you can make this easy gourmet pear sauce at home in no time.
Experiment using other fruits such as pears to make these chips.
Spaghetti squash is a winter squash but it's actually considered a non-starchy vegetable. With 10 grams of carbohydrate per cup, spaghetti squash can help cut carbs when subbed in for pasta. It can also make a tasty side dish!
You can make your own hummus for a snack at home with a few simple ingredients.
Flank steak is a leaner cut of red meat. You can also top these tasty tacos with avocado and cheese if desired.
Don't underestimate this simple and cost-friendly dish. It's a great mix of flavor with beans, chicken and sweet mango. Serving the quesadilla over salad turns it into a complete meal.
If you can't find poblano peppers in the grocery store, you can use green or red bell peppers in this recipe instead.
These flavorful chicken kabobs are lean and you can add whatever veggies you'd like to them.
Try to use a gluten-free baking mix that lists brown rice flour as the first ingredient to increase your whole-grain intake. You can substitute gluten-free oats for quinoa flakes if needed here as well.
Calculate the number of calories you should eat each day to maintain your present body weight:
This number estimates how many calories you should eat per day to keep your body weight where it is now.
If you want to lose weight, you may need fewer calories. You should talk with your health care team for more personalized recommendations, but this calculator can help to get you started.Calculate My Calories
*Estimates are rounded to the nearest 200 calories. An individual's calorie needs may be higher or lower than these average estimates. Developed from the 2010 US Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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