3 Delicious and Diet-Friendly Crockpot Recipes

3 Delicious and Diet-Friendly Crockpot Recipes



playing detective is fun but not when you're trying to make a healthy dinner chef Johnny Simon reveals we're sneaky calories can hide in some crock-pot favorites first say good morning to chocolate cherries steel-cut oats okay so we've got steel-cut oats which are different than rolled oats because they actually still have the hole on them so I've got a lot more nutritional value in there but what's oatmeal without the toppings right these are some actually frozen cherries that I've defrosted you could use fresh as well but they're really great just to add a lot of sweetness some natural sugars in there I would use those in place of a drive because there's a lot of hidden sugars hidden calories but then I love cocoa nibs doesn't have any extra sugar in it a sweet breakfast and less calories and their next wrap your head around these sweet and sour chicken lettuce wraps I've got some chicken here so this is chicken breast white meat chicken breast and then we have some mandarin oranges if you want to do the honors there for me and this is gonna add a lot of the sweetness to it because we think sweet and sour chicken instead of adding things like brown sugar which are not good for us we're adding some natural juices and natural sweetness from the fruit yes so that's where the sweet was hiding in the sour we've got some rice wine vinegar Oh vinegars can add a really delicious punch to all sorts of foods without any calories I didn't even know there was rice wine yeah rice wine vinegar there are tons of different kinds of vinegars zero calories finally chef Johnny's beef and broccoli puts that takeout menu to shame so a lot of times like a beef with broccoli they're gonna use something like a chuck which has a lot of fat and calories in it whereas if we use something like a top round steak has a lot less fat in it we're cutting those calories so it's about a hundred calories less per serving well compared to that Chuck well mind-blown six hours and some fresh veggies later and it doesn't have to be just broccoli right no not at all you can get all sorts of crazy make it a vegetable bonanza if you want for more on sneaky crock-pot swaps head on over to the list tv.com easy swaps for a healthy crock on the lowdown

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