Italian Diets – Fight your Sweet Tooth with the Fruit Diet
Panettone, Pandoro, Torrone and Chocolate Mousse are abundant in every Italian home during the holidays. It does not make sense to deprive yourself of these delicious desserts. However, our metabolism is slowed by time at the table and visiting family and friends. A great way to fight back those extra pounds is a fruit based diet. The sweet tooth continues to be satisfied but the calories are significantly less.
The Fruit Diet
Breakfast: Blueberry Yogurt, Cereal with Fruit, Hot Tea.
Lunch: 70 grams of Penne with cherry tomatoes, 50 grams of Ricotta, green salad.
Dinner: 120 grams Chicken Spezzatino, 150 grams of Peperonata, 2 crackers, cup of strawberries.
Lunch: 120 grams pork roast with apples, bean salad with sliced Champignon mushrooms and vinegar, roll.
Dinner: 70 grams of Strawberry Risotto, Baked Asparagus (grattinati), grapefruit juice.
Lunch: Chicken Salad with Pineapple (120 grams chicken, pineapple, corn, rucola and lemon juice), roll.
Dinner: Pumpkin or Potato soup, an apple, prosciutto crudo, grilled Zucchini, Orange Juice
Lunch: 120 grams of Roast Veal, Carrots and shredded Fennel Bulb with vinegar, 2 Crackers.
Dinner: 70 grams of Rice with Pears and Parmesan cheese, Tomatoes with oil and vinegar, a Kiwi.
Lunch: 70 grams of rice salad (Insalata di Riso), steamed Carrots and Zucchini, Artichoke hearts with oil and vinegar, 2 Mandarins.
Dinner: 2 egg baked Omelete, salad with lettuce, onions, peppers and a roll
Lunch: 150 grams of baked Cod, Steamed carrots and Zucchine, a piece of Strudel.
Dinner: Pasta e Fagioli, Wild berries with lemon gelato.
Lunch: 120 grams of Roast Turkey with Blueberry sauce, Salad with Romaine and sliced Peppers, roll, a Pear.
Dinner: 70 grams of Apple Risotto, Caprese Salad.
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