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2 Delicious Low Calories Recipes

Turkey Club Wraps



2 (2-ounce) low-carb, low-fat sandwich wraps (such as California Lavash)
4 ounces organic lower-sodium deli turkey
4 (1/4-inch) slices tomato
1/2 cup

thinly vertically sliced red onion

1 cup shredded romaine lettuce
4 center-cut bacon slices, cooked
1/2 ripe avocado, seeded
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Dash of ground red pepper
1 small garlic clove, minced

Scoop pulp from avocado, place in a bowl, add lemon juice, pepper, and garlic and mash with a fork to desired consistency. Spread the avocado mixture evenly over wraps. The layer 2 is made from 2 tomato slices, 1/4 cup onion, 1/2 cup lettuce, and 2 bacon slices on each wrap. Later wrap everything up and cut wraps in half. Secure with wooden picks and serve immediately.

Spicy Sweet-and-Sour Chicken


  • 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chile paste
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
  • 1 cup (1/2-inch) diced onion
  • 1 cup (1/2-inch) diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup (1/2-inch) diced medium red bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup (1-inch) slices green onions
  • 1 cup (1/2-inch) diced fresh pineapple
  • 4 teaspoons cornstarch, divided
  • 5 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 teaspoon minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Shaoxing (Chinese rice wine) or dry sherry
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 2 x 1/2–inch-thick pieces


Combine 2 teaspoons cornstarch, 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce, and next 5 ingredients in a medium bowl. Later add chicken and stir well to coat. Se aside the mixture. Combine chicken broth, remaining 2 teaspoons cornstarch, brown sugar, remaining 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce, ketchup, vinegar, chile paste, and sesame oil. Heat 1/2 teaspoon canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat and add diced onion, bell peppers, and green onions to pan. Sauté 4 minutes or until crisp-tender and transfer to a bowl.

Heat remaining 2 1/2 teaspoons canola oil in pan and add chicken mixture to pan, and spread in an even layer; cook, without stirring. Later sauté an additional 3 minutes or until chicken is done. Return vegetable mixture to pan and add soy sauce mixture and pineapple, stirring well to combine. Bring to a boil and cook 1 minute or until thickened while stirring constantly.








1 Comment

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  1. Narayan Singh Thakuri

    October 4, 2014 at 3:39 am

    “delicious low calories recipes” in the above article is very much useful for people like me who are over weight.i am very fat during my school and still weight is growing like grass in garden but i can’t help my self to reduce my diet issues ate to much and don’t care about how much calories put to my body per day. i haven’t ate “Turkey Club Wraps” but this food looks like is for me as i am weighty.In future i love to eat such low calories food.

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