Weight Watchers: Low-Calorie Snack Ideas

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Feeling like your body will implode with all them fried goodies you’ve been binging on? Or are you someone who calculates the calories of every bite? Whichever side of the spectrum you fall on we have a few recipes that won’t add up to the numbers on the scale so that you can have all you want without compromising on taste.

 

Zucchini, Onion and Tomato Bake with Low Fat Mozzarella

Calories: 80

What you need:

3 -4 zucchini

1 -2 large white onion

Olive oil

2 large ripe tomatoes

Low fat mozzarella cheese

Salt and black pepper

 

Method:

Slice onions and sauté in olive oil until they are soft. Then slice zucchini and tomato into thin slices. Take a dish and start layering the vegetables (you should have a minimum of 3 layers). One layer of zucchini, then sautéed onions in olive oil then tomatoes. Sprinkle with low fat mozzarella cheese and salt and pepper according to taste.

Keep layering until you run out of the sliced vegetables then top it with a layer of low fat mozzarella cheese (you can go as thick or thin as you want). Bake in 350 oven for about 45 minutes or until brown around the sides and on the top.

 

Som Yam Papaya Salad 

Calories: 124

What you need:

Small green raw papaya, shredded

2 small tomatoes cut into quarters

4 garlic cloves (you can make it 6 if you want the taste of garlic to pop)

6 red or green chilly

2 Tbsp sugar

3 Tbsp lime juice

2 Tbsp soy sauce

3 Tbsp ground roasted peanuts

Fresh lettuce and chilly for garnish

 

Method:

Put garlic and tomatoes in a bowl and pound a few times to release their juices. Add chilies and crush lightly to release the heat. Remember to crush lightly and make sure the tomatoes and garlic don’t turn into a paste. In a separate cup, dissolve the sugar in a mixture of lime juice and soy sauce. Mix the tomato-garlic mixture with the sweet and sour dressing. Add shredded papaya, peanuts, lettuce to the sweet and sour juice and mix all the ingredients together well. Serve in a shallow bowl and top with garnish.

It made our mouth filled with water. What better than having such yummy dishes without gaining any weight as such? Try out these and let us know if you liked them!

 

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