Thursday, May 20, 2010

Healthy recipes to lose weight

The last week and the last 5 pounds!
I'm going to make my goal of 30 pounds!
(I hope)
These last 5 pounds are hard to get off!

I have had some recipe requests.. so here they are:

Bison Chili ~ Serves two (Protocol serving size)
But you can double this recipe for more servings

7 oz ground bison
1 can fire Roasted diced tomatoes
1/2 Finely chopped onion
1/2 cup fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon cumin
1 TEAspoon garlic
1 TEAspoon chili powder (or to taste)
1/2 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder

Brown bison slowly then add onion and cook till tender.
I take a emulsion blender and make the tomatoes smaller and smoother but still chunky.
Add tomatoes, cilantro and spices and simmer for at least 1/2 hour. Longer if you have the time or can stand it.

The other request I had was for French onion soup:
(Serves Two apx. 1 cup Protocol Diet portions) or double for more servings.

1 carton beef broth (not stock)
1 large sweet onion sliced or diced (Its easier to eat diced)
1 tab coconut oil (or olive if not on no oil diet)
1/2 Celery salt
1/2 tea Mrs Dash
1/2 tea Braggs
1-2 cloves of already roasted garlic

Heat oil and add onions and cook very slowly to caramelize.
Heat broth and spices and Braggs in separate pot.
Add roasted garlic to onions once caramelized and brown!
Add the onions and garlic to the broth and simmer 10 minutes.

For my carb eating friends and family...

Grilled Fish OR Fish Tacos
If you aren't eating carbs enjoy as is!

If you are eating carbs, steam corn tortillas and serve with
cabbage (red or green) and cilantro dressed in a little salsa verde.

Marinate fresh or frozen fish (chicken or beef too) in any marinade you like.
For a healthy marinade use:
1 cup water
2 TABLESPOONS of your favorite Mrs. Dash blend
1 Tab. Braggs (or soy sauce)
1 Tab. Balsamic Vinegar
marinate fish in HALF the marinade
Put the other half in a small sauce pan and reduce by half and use as a topping for meat or fish.
Discard marinade fish (or meat) was in.

Bring to a boil then a low slow simmer watching carefully not to burn.

It should look like this:

Enjoy all the recipes on this blog anytime!
Its clean eating and healthy.
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~Really Rainey~


Yvonne @ StoneGable said...

Good for you!!!!! I am so happy that you are so close to your goal. I too, have been losing weight. But more importantly I want to be healthier.
I know you probably feel so much better.
Your recipe for bison chili looks great. Love the addition of cocoa powder.


Julie said...

Congratulations on your weight loss!! The fish tacos look delicious.

bj said...

Congrats on your weight loss.
You are gonna have a great summer, all nice and slim and feeling good! :))
xo bj

ButterYum said...

Congrats - you've almost reached your goal!


The Fajdich Times said...

You have done so good on your diet. The food choice are amazing. You make every meal look great:)

April@The 21st Century Housewife said...

Your recipes look nice. I've never tried bison before. Congratulations on your weight loss - well done!!

Kelleigh said...

Thank you so much for the recipes! I can't wait to try them. Also congrats on almost reaching your goal!!!!

Being slim never felt so good.


Oh and I made your faux mashed potatoes last night - they were awesome!

Lori E said...

You must be so very proud of your accomplishments. Well done.
Your recipes sound good and easy, something that is key in weight loss.

Anonymous said...

Wow..!!Those dishes are really nutritious for sure,thanks for sharing it with us and congratulation on your weight loss.!!Keep it up always..!!Good job.!

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