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Fat Free Menu

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If you want to stay healthy and loose weight, then a fat free menu is just the thing for you. A diet which is free of cholesterol, trans fats and saturated fats can help to keep chronic diseases at bay.


 


Planning a menu which is fat free does not mean that you have to sacrifice oil or fat or food high on fat content completely. In fact foods rich in Omega 3 fatty acids are good for health. Also, in place of vegetable oil, butter etc. you can use olive oil, nuts and safflower oil for cooking your meals.


 


While preparing a menu which is fat free, you can incorporate dishes which are steamed or poached or grilled.


 


All you need is to know the do’s and don’ts of a menu which is fat free and you are ready to step towards a healthy lifestyle.


 








FOODS ALLOWED


FOODS RESTRICTED


Fruits


Butter, margarine


Vegetables


Junk food like burgers, pizza


Low fat or skimmed milk and milk products made from low fat milk


Whole fat milk and milk products


Whole grains


Dressings like mayonnaise


Nuts like almonds


Red meat


 


If you just keep these pointers in mind you will have no difficulty while planning a menu which free of fat.


 


Meal Ideas for a Fat Free Menu


 


Fat Free Vegetable Soup


 


A Fat Free Vegetable Soup can provide a perfect start to your meal.


 



 


Made of lentils, mushroom, onion, carrots etc. this soup is free of any kind of unhealthy fat.


 


Fat Free Crab Salad


 


Fat Free Crab Salad is also free of fat and will be a good addition to your menu.



 


It is prepared from imitation crab meat, cole slaw mixture, minced onion and fat free miracle whip.


 


Fat Free Salad


 


Fat Free Salad will also be a good choice for a menu which is fat free.


 


salad


It is made from berries, chives, tomatoes etc. and is purely fat free.


 


Delicious Fat Free Paella


 


Made from fish and lots of vegetables, Delicious Fat Free Paella is a rice based recipe and is a healthy choice.



Since it is made from fish, which is rich in Omega 3 fatty acids, it will be a valuable addition for the main course in the menu.


 


Fat Free Fried Chicken


 


As the name suggests, Fat Free Fried Chicken is absolutely free from fat as it is made without a drop of oil.


 



 


All it has is deboned chicken breasts, pepper and vegetable seasoning and can be a good choice for main course.


 


Eggplant Del Rio


 


Eggplant Del Rio is a main course dish which is fat free. It is made from eggplant, tomatoes, celery, onion, garlic, vegetable stock, etc.


 


Fat Free Honey and Whole Wheat Brunch Cake


 


Fat Free Honey and Whole Wheat Brunch Cake can be a great dessert.


 



Made from whole wheat flour, honey, buttermilk this is free from fat.


 


Guilt-Free Pumpkin Pie


 


Guilt-Free Pumpkin Pie is made from canned pumpkin puree, honey, brown sugar, skim milk, nutmeg, non-fat graham cracker crumbs etc.


 



 


This will make for an excellent dessert.


 


These are just some of the dishes from the numerous choices available which you can include in your fat free menu and lead a healthy life.


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