After chowing down on too many nachos and Philly cheesesteaks with your boo, you’re sure to gain some extra “love chub.” Good thing the ladies of “The Real” have a few guilt-free recipes to help you stay in love... and in your favorite skinny jeans.
Think like a man, but eat like a woman, with these healthier versions of your guy’s favorite foods.
1/2 pound ground turkey, cooked, seasoned with taco seasoning
1/2 cup black beans, cooked and rinses
1 jicama, sliced
2 bell peppers, sliced
1 zucchini, sliced
1/2 cup shredded cheese
Toppings (if desired): diced avocado, jalapeno, cilantro
Layer sliced raw veggies on a microwave-safe platter, in place of chips. Top the veggies with cooked ground turkey, black beans and shredded cheese. Microwave for 5 minutes, then top off (if desired) with diced avocado, jalapeño and cilantro.
1 package reduced fat cream cheese
1 cup reduced fat sour cream
1/2 cup blue cheese, crumbled
1/2 cup buffalo wing sauce
3 cups shredded cooked chicken breast
Celery sticks or crackers
Mix cream cheese, sour cream, blue cheese and sauce, then stir in chicken. Simmer for 30 minutes and serve with celery sticks or crackers.
4 oz. roast beef slices (or deli meat of choice)
4 slices provolone cheese
1 large bell pepper
1 sweet onion, sliced
3 oz mushrooms, sliced
Slice peppers in half and remove seeds and segments. Saute olive oil, onion and mushroom until fully cooked. Fill the pepper halves with meat, cheese, mushrooms, onions until mixture is overflowing. Then cover with a final slice of cheese, and bake until cooked, about 20 minutes.