Biggest Loser Recipes

Saturday, July 30 by Amanda Ferguson

These "The Biggest Loser" recipes are recipes that everyone can fit into their diet plan. Eating healthier is just what most people are looking to do. Whether you are trying to lose weight or just looking for a change in diet, "The Biggest Loser" has great recipes that are simple and easy to make.

Jillian's Reuben Sandwich

You will need:

  • I Can't Believe It's Not Butter spray
  • 2 slices lean corned beef
  • 2 slices whole-grain rye bread
  • 1 oz. low-fat Swiss cheese
  • 1 tbsp. low-fat Thousand Island dressing
  • Sauerkraut to taste
  1. Coat skillet with butter spray. This will crust the bread as the rest of the sandwich melts. Make sure to keep the heat at a medium temperature.
  2. Assemble the sandwich. Use the remaining ingredients to assemble the remainder of the sandwich. Depending on the type of sandwich you like will determine the order you assemble the remaining ingredients.
  3. Grill the sandwich. Once the sandwich has been assembled, grilling the sandwich in the skillet with butter spray will help keep the ingredients together. The cheese will melt all of the ingredients together and make a typical sandwich into a melted masterpiece. This "The Biggest Loser" recipe is a healthy choice for a classic sandwich.

Caribbean Salad

You will need:

  • 4 whole-wheat tortillas
  • 1 package Jennie-O Turkey (extra lean ground)
  • 1 package 30% less sodium taco seasoning mix
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 mango, chopped
  • 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 3 tbsp. chopped green onions
  • 3 tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tsp. lime zest
  • 2 cups firmly packed fresh spinach leaves
  1. Heat oven to 425 degrees. Use ten ounce custard cups and invert them. Spray them with olive oil cooking spray as well as one side of each tortilla.
  2. Place tortillas oil side up over the cups. Bake in oven for four to six minutes until the tortillas are lightly browned.
  3. Brown turkey meat in a medium skillet. Add the taco seasoning to this meat after it has been cooked along with the water. Once the taco seasoning has become thicker, it's time to move onto the next step for this "The Biggest Loser" recipe.
  4. In a bowl, stir together mangos, red peppers, green onions, cilantro and lime zest. This will make the salsa for this recipe. Place the taco shells on serving plates. Divide the spinach leaves between the shells and add cooked turkey and salsa.
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