Author Box
Articles Categories
All Categories
Articles Resources

Today Cooking Lighter Is Easier Than Ever

March 22, 2012 | Comments: 0 | Views: 150

COCONUT SHRIMP

2 sprays cooking spray 6 ounces lite beer 2 cups coconut flakes 2 large egg whites 1 1/2 tsp baking powder 24 large shrimp, peeled and deveined 3/4 cup all purpose flour 1/4 tsp salt (leave tails on)

Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Coat a large baking sheet with the spray.

In medium bowl, whisk together egg whites 1/2 cup flour, beer, baking powder and salt. Put remaining flour and coconut in two separate bowls. Holding shrimp by their tails, dredge in the flour, shaking off the excess, then dip in batter and roll in coconut. Place shrimp on baking sheet and spray the shrimp with cooking spray. Bake in preheated oven until golden brown about 10 to 12 minutes.

SLOW COOKER LASAGNA

1 pound lean ground beef 1 cup skim ricotta cheese 1 small onion, chopped 1 1/2 cup low-fat mozzarella cheese 1 clove garlic, minced 6 lasagna noodles (no cook type) 1 large can crushed tomatoes 1/2 cup low-fat parmesan cheese (shredded) 1 15 ounce can tomato sauce 1/2 tsp dried basil 1 tbsp salt 1 tbsp oregano

Heat a large skillet to medium high. Add beef, onion, and garlic, cook stirring frequently. Break up the meat with a wooden spoon for 5 to 7 minutes. Stir in crushed tomatoes, tomato sauce, salt, oregano, and basil. Simmer for 5 minutes. Meanwhile in bowl, stir ricotta cheese and 1 cup of the mozzarella cheese. Spoon 1/3 of beef mixture into 5 quart slow cooker. Break 3 lasagna in half and arrange over beef mixture. Then top with 1/2 of cheese mixture. Repeat with another layer and finish with remaining beef mixture. Cover slow cooker and cook on low setting for 4 to 6 hours. Remove cover, turn off heat and adjust seasoning. In a small bowl, combine remaining cheeses and sprinkle over beef mixture. cover and let set until cheese melts and lasagna firms up. Makes 6 servings.

SALMON WITH DILL SAUCE Makes 2 servings

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Cover a baking sheet with foil.

2 salmon fillets about 4 to 5 ounces each

Place salmon on foil and season lightly. Bake in preheated oven about 15 minutes.

For the dill sauce, mix together 1/4 cup Greek yogurt 1 tbsp low fat mayonnaise 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp half and half 1 tsp chopped dill, and sprinkle of salt. Refrigerate until serving.

Salmon can be cooked in nuwave oven according to manufacturers directions.

Serve with dill sauce.

Deanna not only loves to write articles but loves to learn new things. She has spent most of her life watching her weight. It has become more difficult as time goes by. She has found that she must not only change how she eats but also how she thinks. These combined knowledge about the what she eats and how it affects her has led to follow a "program". Check out more from Deanna at http://www.deannasdietrecipes.com Good luck.

Source: EzineArticles
Was this Helpful ?

 
0
 
0
 
Rate this Article
 vote(s)
Feedback
Print
Re-Publish

Article Tags:

Today Cooking Lighter

,

Cooking Lighter

,

Today Cooking

,

Diet Recipe

Summer is a great time for crock pot recipes. It may be hot and humid outside, but you still need to make dinner for you and your family. You can’t barbecue every day. The weather won’t let you.

By: Reggie Bean l Food and Drink > Crockpot Recipes l October 25, 2012 lViews: 222

My favorite meal of the day has always been breakfast. Nothing beats the cooking odors emanating from the kitchen in the morning. Fresh brewed coffee and sizzling bacon are two of the most

By: Reggie Bean l Food and Drink > Recipes l October 25, 2012 lViews: 269

My first bratwurst was grilled and on a bun. That’s all it took to supplant polish sausage as my new number one. Luckily I’m part German, so there is no Polish guilt. I now try to incorporate

By: Reggie Bean l Food and Drink > Recipes l October 25, 2012 lViews: 342

Football season is upon us once again. Whether you are a fan or a disgruntled spouse, there is no reason you can't have an enjoyable day stuffing your face. Walk away from the processed frozen

By: Reggie Bean l Food and Drink > Recipes l October 25, 2012 lViews: 448

Crock pot recipes are perfect for football Sunday. When you wake up in the morning, just set up the crock pot with your favorite appetizer, barbecue or Sunday dinner and it will be ready to eat

By: Reggie Bean l Food and Drink > Crockpot Recipes l October 25, 2012 lViews: 220

Navy beans (as in most other beans) are high in dietary fiber which means it will help you feel full faster because they are so high in fiber. They are high in folate, magnesium, thiamin, iron, and

By: Jaya Patel l Food and Drink > Soups l July 13, 2012 lViews: 244

Vegetables are low calorie foods but are very high in nutritional value. They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, anti-oxidants and dietary fiber. They are best in lowering your risk to various

By: Felicitas Ramosl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 13, 2012 lViews: 180

WeightWatchers provide followers of their diet program with over 1,000 recipe ideas. In this new series of articles, we review several of these recipes, starting with the WeightWatchers diet recipe

By: Paul Darlowl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 12, 2012 lViews: 221

Followers of the Slim-Fast diet program eat one "proper" meal per day. To help with this, Slim-Fast provides a range of recipes. This article reviews one of these recipes - Roasted Vegetable

By: Paul Darlowl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 12, 2012 lViews: 156

Followers of the Slim-Fast diet program eat one "proper" meal per day. To help with this, Slim-Fast provides a range of recipes. This article reviews one of these recipes - Red Bean and Pepper Chilli.

By: Paul Darlowl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 12, 2012 lViews: 260

Is it possible to lose weight naturally and fast? People who go on low-fat diets compared to high fat diets ultimately don't lose any more weight according to studies.

By: Ray Riechertl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 06, 2012 lViews: 163

Moderns single men and women are going on a lot more First Dates with the advent on Internet Dating to jet propel their singles social life. However, if you're eating dinner out more than 2 nights

By: April Braswelll Food and Drink > Low Caloriel June 04, 2012 lViews: 171

If you want some delicious ways to use the fresh fruit that will be available soon, try these delectable recipes. Strawberries will soon be available, what better way to enjoy them, than Strawberry

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Dessertsl April 10, 2012 lViews: 153

Her are a few recipes that are figure friendly, but with very good flavor. The chicken recipe is very crispy, but lighten up by baking. The marinara sauce is lighter because olive oil has been

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Low Caloriel April 09, 2012 lViews: 181

Satisfying and easy, chicken is easily available and reasonable priced. Although most of my family really love the dark meat, they do enjoy the breast meat occasional. The versatile chicken can be

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Main Coursel March 01, 2012 lViews: 152

Here are some very good vegetable dishes that are easy to prepare and can be done ahead of time. I always do the Holiday Mashrd Potatoes at Christmas and they are a big hit and the Summer Squash

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Vegetarian Recipesl February 28, 2012 lViews: 140

Sometimes when entertaining only chocolate will do for dessert. Go all out with this sweet ending. It's doesn't get any better than chocolate. Make sure you use good quality chocolate as that will

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Chocolatel February 28, 2012 lViews: 156

These pasta dishes have been around forever. They are easy to prepare and can be done ahead and refrigerated until it's time for dinner.

By: Deanna May Martinl Food and Drink > Pasta Dishesl February 27, 2012 lViews: 190

Discuss this Article

comments powered by Disqus