Think less “diet” and more focus on lifestyle this New Year. Studies have shown that working soup into your meal planning can save you big time when it comes to calorie intake…nearly 500 calories per meal that is!
Broth-based soups with lean proteins, beans for the fiber, fresh veggies (antioxidants) are all good choices – those soups that are cream based with any fried elements, sadly, are not. Sorry gumbo fans. 🙂
One of the most popular recipes on Goodtaste.tv is this Fat Flushing Soup featured in the video above. I have the recipe for you too…it really works!
My friends at Picnikins also make one of the best Chicken Tortilla Soups, made from scratch with spices and vegetables, shredded chicken, fresh avocado, cilantro, Monterrey Jack Cheese and sour cream:
You CAN still have wine and maintain a healthy eating regiment. The key is moderation and portion size. For colder weather, I like my reds. Here are three red wines for right now:
1) Josh Cellars Legacy
red blend; easy drinking
2) Matua Lands & Legends Pinot Noir
layers of fruit, delicate red
3) Legend of the Vine Cabernet Sauvignon
dark fruits; concentrated, coastal flavor