Drop five pounds in one week and you’ll be motivated to slim down for good. These low-calorie tasty recipes will help get you started.
Baked herbed salmon
Cost per serving: $2.55
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10-12 minutes
Preheat oven to 350ºF and mist a baking sheet with cooking spray. Place a 3-oz. piece of salmon, skin side down, on baking sheet. Sprinkle with ½ tsp. each chopped fresh dill, thyme and parsley (or substitute 1 tsp. dried Italian seasoning). Season with ¼ tsp. each salt and pepper. Place a thin slice of fresh lemon on top and bake until just cooked through, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve over ¾ cup cooked whole-wheat couscous tossed with 1 Tbsp. raisins, 1 Tbsp. chopped cashews and ½ cup steamed baby spinach.
PER SERVING: 440 Cal., 15g Fat (3g Sat.), 50mg Chol., 6g Fiber, 28g Pro., 52g Carb., 696mg Sod.