Be Holiday Survival With 3 Low Calories Recipes

Many people find too difficult to keep away from great foods at every holiday, festive. It is really dangerous if we can not control our foods consumption these days. A suggestion is be smart before make any choice of your festive menu. Eating too much provides us an excessive quantity of calories and lead to quickly gain weight. Therefore, recipes with low calories will benefit your body and keep you survival after holiday.

Here we recommend some of under 100 calories recipes for this Christmas that still keep your enjoy your great feast with every one.

Cucumber Strawberry Salad: 41 calories

What to need

1 cucumber, peeled and sliced
1 small green pepper, diced
2 cups fresh strawberries, quartered
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
sesame seeds (optional)

What to do

1. Mix the green pepper and lime juice.
2. Combine the strawberries and cucumbers in a serving bowl.
3. Drizzle the peppers and lime juice in the bowl.
4. Toss all ingredients to combine.
5. Chill before serving.
6. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top just before serving (optional).

Hummus for Appetizer: 77 calories

What to prepare

1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans
1 garlic clove, cut in half
1/2 cup sesame seeds
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons lemon juice

What to do

1. Drain the garbanzo beans and reserve the liquid.
2. Place the reserved bean liquid, garlic and sesame seeds in the food processor. Cover and blend on high speed until mixed.
3. Add the garbanzo beans, salt and lemon juice. Cover and process on high speed until smooth.
4. Serve as a spread with crackers, wedges of pita bread or raw vegetables.

Beef Balls – 85 Calories

What to prepare

1 1/2 lbs ground beef
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cloves garlic
1 egg white
1 tablespoon rice wine
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil

What to do

1. Combine all the ingredients in a bowl, until well blended.
2. Make meatballs in bite size
3. Put the meatballs on wooden skewers (about 4 per skewer).
4. Grill the meatballs until thoroughly cooked.

Bonus tip: Why prefer grilling method to others

Grilling foods, particularly grilling meats is far healthier than other methods such as deep fried. Grilling doesn’t sear in a lot of fats, which are common on certain cuts of beef and pork. When you cook meats on the grill, it’s also easier to trim any unwanted fat from the meat than it is when you cook meat on a stove or in the oven. Grilling is also preferable because grilling doesn’t take away any of the natural tenderness and natural flavor of the meats.

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