I LOVE finding a good recipe.  And, I want to share several that I have really enjoyed and that have helped me lose weight.  These are family friendly meals that you too, can make in a matter of minutes.  Enjoy!

Classic Veggie Sandwich
2 Tbsp. hummus
2 slices light-style whole wheat bread (toasted if desired)
¼ avocado, mashed
½ cucumber, sliced
1 cup alfalfa sprouts
1 slice low-fat Swiss cheese

Spread hummus on bread. Layer on avocado, cucumber, and sprouts, then top with cheese. Need a protein boost? Add 2-3 oz. sliced turkey breast or 2-3 oz. turkey-style vegetarian slices (deli-style turkey-flavored soy product).

Nutrition Information:
293 calories, 16g fat, 4.5g saturated fat, 27g carbs, 18g protein, 8g fiber
Credit goes to Lesmills Pump Nutrition Guide

Pita Pizza
In a toaster or oven, bake a 6-inch whole wheat pita topped with ¼ cup marinara sauce, ¼ sliced white mushrooms, ¼ cup sliced white onion, and 1 – ½ oz. grated low-fat mozzarella cheese, until melted. Serve with large mixed green salad drizzled with low-fat salad dressing and sprinkled with 1 tsp. pine nuts.

Nutrition Information:
349 calories, 23g protein, 48g carb, 11g fat, 8.5g fiber
Credit goes to Brazil Butt Lift Nutrition Guide

Lemon Chicken
3 oz. boneless skinless chicken breast marinated in lemon juice and olive oil
1 small sweet baked potato
1 cup mixed steamed broccoli and cauliflower
1 tps. sprinkle shredded parmesan cheese
1 cup sliced strawberries

Marinate a boneless, skinless chicken breast in lemon juice and olive oil. Bake at 375 degrees until cooked through (about 20-25 minutes). Serve with a small baked sweet potato and mixed steamed broccoli and cauliflower, sprinkle with shredded parmesan cheese. For dessert sliced strawberries.

Nutrition Information:
410 calories, 33g protein, 40g carbs, 14g fat, 10g fiber
Credit goes to Body Gospel Nutrition Guide

If you like these and are trying to lose weight, be sure to download my “New You” Meal Plan.  I’ve taken all of the guesswork out for you.

Wishing you good health!


Laura Kelly-Pifer is a Fitness Coach who strives to help others by giving hope and support to those that are dissatisfied with their current situation. Whether you are lacking physically, emotionally, financially, or nutritionally she is here to help you see REAL RESULTS!

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