|90% lean ground beef||½ pound|
|Ground black pepper||¼ teaspoon|
|Whole wheat hamburger buns||2|
|Romaine lettuce leaves||2|
|Small tomato, thinly sliced||1|
|Red onion, thinly sliced||¼|
- Prepare an outdoor or indoor grill.
- Add salt and pepper to meat and form into 2 (approximately ½-inch thick) patties with your hands.
- Grill burgers for 6-8 minutes on each side, until cooked through. Warm or grill the bun if desired.
- Place burgers on buns and distribute the toppings.
3 lean meats; 2 starches; 1 vegetable
Side Suggestions: Oven Fried Potatoes
Preheat oven to 425˚F. Wash and scrub 2 medium-sized Yukon gold potatoes. Leave the peel on and slice lengthwise into ¼-inch strips. In a large bowl, toss with 2 teaspoons olive oil, ½ teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste. Place on a nonstick baking pan or sheet and bake for about 30-35 minutes, until golden. Turn potatoes around with a spatula a couple of times during cooking for even browning. Nutrition Info (for ½ of recipe): 189 calories; 33 g carbohydrate; 4 g protein; 5 g fat (1 g sat); 5 g fiber; 594 mg sodium. Exchanges: 2 starches; 1 fat.
|Serving Size||½ of recipe|
|Saturated Fat||5 g|
|Dietary Fiber||5 g|
A randomized trial found that drinking water before main meals led to higher weight loss than those who were asked to imagine a full stomach before main meals. Water preloading is believed to help create a feeling of fullness or satiety during the meal, which may help curb overeating.
Fecal Transplants Induce Ulcerative Colitis Remission
Exercise Associated with Healthy Baby Weight
Mindful Meditation May Reduce Symptoms and Complications of Insomnia