Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Side Dishes That Won't Widen Your Waistline
Even if you're not sure of how many calories or fat grams a side dish has, these ingredients are usually indicative of the fact that the dish is going to be heavy on the lips... and the hips. Instead, use skim milk, chicken broth, buttermilk to kick your side dishes up a notch. The secret to a slimming side is using low-fat, low-calorie ingredients. Find recipes that have been given a healthy makeover and eliminated the sources of fat and calories. Or instead of opting for these starchy sides, choose fresh steamed vegetables, salad or whole-grain carbohydrates to complement your main source of protein. This will help you keep your calorie count down.