Baby Spinach With Golden Raisins and Pine Nuts

Sweet golden raisins and crunchy pine nuts make this a fabulous way to get your spinach

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
0 minutes 10 minutes 4 servings 1 C spinach and raisins

Ingredients

4 Tbsp pine nuts
2 bags (10 oz each) leaf spinach, rinsed
⅔ C golden seedless raisins
⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
⅛ tsp salt

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Asian-Style Steamed Salmon

Enjoy this simple, fast dish any weeknight

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
15 minutes 10 minutes 4 servings 3 oz salmon, ¼ C broth

Ingredients

1 C low-sodium chicken broth
½ C shiitake mushroom caps, rinsed and sliced (or substitute dried shiitake mushrooms)
2 Tbsp fresh ginger, minced (or 2 tsp ground)
¼ C scallions (green onions), rinsed and chopped
1 Tbsp lite soy sauce
1 Tbsp sesame oil (optional)
12 oz salmon fillet, cut into 4 portions (3 oz each)

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20-Minute Chicken Creole

This quick Southern-style dish contains no added fat and very little added salt in its spicy tomato sauce

Recipe Source: Deliciously Healthy Dinners
Prep time Cook time Yields Serving Size
15 minutes 20 minutes 4 servings 1½ C

Ingredients

12 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
1 C canned whole peeled tomatoes, chopped
1 C chili sauce (look for lowest sodium version)
1½ C green bell pepper, rinsed and chopped
1½ C celery, rinsed and chopped
¼ C onion, chopped
1 Tbsp garlic, minced (about 2–3 cloves)
1 Tbsp fresh basil, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
1 Tbsp fresh parsley, rinsed, dried, and chopped (or 1 tsp dried)
¼ tsp crushed red pepper
¼ tsp salt
Cooking spray
calories 274
Total fat 5 g
Saturated fat 1 g
Cholesterol 73 mg
Sodium 383 mg
Total fiber 4 g
Protein 30 g
Carbohydrates 30 g
Potassium 944 mg

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Decreasing the amount of fat in the body is necessary if you want to be in good physical shape and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Reducing body fat can be accomplished without doing any exercise. If you are looking for ways to reduce fat without doing exercise, then read the following list of suggestions.

 Steps
  1. 1

    Understand that if you want to eliminate body fat without exercising, you need to modify your diet. In doing so, recognize also that whatever changes you make in your diet need to be full-time changes. Modifying your diet temporarily will not be effective if you are looking for long term results.