For those people who gravitate towards a very balanced and structured approach to weight loss, Tom Venuto’s Burn the Fat, Feed the Muscle is a fantastic resource! Dr. Ray and Blythe have both used Tom’s program as a resource in helping many of their clients achieve their weight loss goals.
Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chile powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup water 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained 1 (15-ounce) can kidney beans, drained 3 tablespoons fresh salsa 6 (10-inch) reduced-fat, low-carb tortillas 1 cup shredded reduced-fat 4-cheese Mexican blend cheese or cheddar 1 1/2 cups chopped … Read more
Makes 3 servings Ingredients: 3 cups chopped strawberries 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar 1 tsp molasses 2 tbs agave 1/4 tsp black pepper Directions: Wash and chop strawberries and place in a bowl. Put the vinegar in a small pot and boil until it boils down to 1 tbs (takes about 5 minutes). Mix all ingredients … Read more
*To cut the fat, use fat free shredded cheddar cheese or not cheese at all* *To add protein, add some shredded rotisserie chicken to the tostadas* Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 finely chopped green onions 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 3/4 teaspoon salt or … Read more
7 oz (1 breast) poached chicken breast 2 cups fat free chicken broth 1 medium apple, peeled and cut into small cubes (I used Granny Smith) 1 cup red seedless grapes, cut in half (if watching your carbs, omit the grapes) 1/2 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup light olive oil made mayonnaise (can decrease this … Read more