Low fat & Healthy Turkey Picadillo Sandwiches; Inexpensive, Kid Friendly, and Perfect for Weeknight Dinner

Low Fat & Healthy; (Turkey) Picadillo Sandwiches-HeDoesXrayIDoFood.com

This Cuban staple is a hearty dinner or lunch option full of flavor, but not of fat. My version features a tomato laced sauce that permeates the lean ground turkey in place of the traditional fat/grease laden ground pork chorizo and 80/20% fat ground chuck. Briny green olives and fragrant capers are balanced by touches of tart golden berries or raisins. This easy to make, one pan meal will quickly become a family favorite. Serve with a side of Quick and Easy Cuban Style Black Beans (from canned) and dinner is done!

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Quick and Easy Cuban Style Black Beans (from canned!)

Quick and Easy Cuban Style Black Beans (from canned)- HeDoesXrayIDoFood.com

These quick black beans are flavorful, fiber-ful, and just pretty! Smokey cumin compliments the combination of onions, garlic and bell peppers known collectively as “sofrito”, or “the Holy Trinity”. Despite seeming to be too quick to be true, these legumes make a delectable nutrient rich side dish.

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7 Minute “Fake it” Frosting; A Low Calorie, Fat Free version of the Southern Frosting

7 Minute (Fake it) Frosting- HeDoesXrayIDoFood.com

This gooey, yet light mock version of “boiled” icing is easily made by a fool-proof technique for novices and seasoned cooks alike. My 7 Minute “Fake it” Frosting has great shine, luscious texture, and a delicate flavor. The best part is it can be used as a blank pallet for any flavored cake with a simple switch of extracts or toppings. Its versatility, and delectable flavor will make it a staple in your baking repertoire.  

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Low Fat, Low Calorie *Southern Style Coconut Cake*; No Weird Diet Ingredients

Low Fat, Low Calorie Southern Style Coconut Cake-HeDoesXrayIDoFood.com

This delicate, fluffy layer cake isn’t only light in density, but also in calories and fat. The smooth, creamy, marshmallow-like frosting coupled with the perfect texture of sweetened shredded coconut is the ideal pairing to a coconut scented chiffon (sponge) cake. Each slice comes in at 235 calories, in stark contrast to the classic cake’s nearly 750 calories per serving.

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