Resist Temptation! Forego the burgers and fries …
Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner. Here are some guilt-free Righteous Recipes that will most definitely get you through this grillin’ holiday minus the guilt and gluttony.
Set your intention now to eat healthfully, take a walk, celebrate in style, not gluttony – one of the seven deadly sins! (more on gluttony coming tomorrow!)
Our Lady of Weight Loss Approved Guilt-Free Recipes for the Grill that Will Give You a Thrill!
GRILLED PORTOBELLO MUSHROOM BURGERS
4 Large Portobello Mushrooms
4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
Rock or Kosher salt and pepper to taste
4 ounces low-fat mozzarella
4 large pieces roasted red pepper (You can roast yourself or if you go with the ready made stuff, pat it down with a paper towel.)
4 Whole wheat pitas or 8 slices of light bread
Greens (arugula, iceberg, whatever you like!)
One mushroom cap per sandwich.
Remove and discard mushroom stems.
Brush top of mushroom cap with a bit of extra-virgin olive oil.
(You really do not need to slather it on.)
Season with salt and pepper.
Lightly coat your grill with cooking spray.
Grill mushrooms, covered, for approximately 4 minutes; turn and grill another 3. Until tender.
Place flat side of mushroom up on the grill, top with a thin slice of low-fat mozzarella and a nice juicy piece of red pepper.
Cover and cook one minute more, until cheese is melted.
At same time, toss your roll, pita or light bread onto the grill until lightly toasted.
Now … put a layer of greens on the bread (or in the pita) top with a mushroom cap w. melted cheese and add a bit of low-fat mayo or pesto sauce.
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About Our Lady Of Weightloss"Janice Taylor is a 'kooky genius'"
~ O, The Oprah Magazine
Janice Taylor is a Weight Loss Coach and Certified Hypnotist, author, artist and motivational speaker. She is the author of Our Lady of Weight Loss: Miraculous and Motivational Musings from the Patron Saint of Permanent Fat Removal and All Is Forgiven, Move On: Our Lady of Weight Loss's 101 Fat-Burning Steps on Your Journey to Sveltesville (publication date May 15, 2008). Janice is also the creator of the popular e-newsletter Kick in the Tush Club and a 50-pound big-time-loser.
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