THE DIET

Appetizers

Zucchini casserole

Ingredients:

-2 cups shredded zucchini

- 2 eggs

- 200 g fat free ricotta cheese

- fresh dill

- 1 tablespoon cornstarch

- 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

- salt, pepper

 How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2.In a small bowl, beat the eggs salt and pepper.

Cheese and smoked chicken casserole

Ingredients:

- 1 cup chopped smoked chicken or shredded purchased roasted chicken

- 300 g fat free ricotta cheese or other creamy cheese

- green onion

- 1 egg yolk

- salt, pepper

How to prepare:

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Cheese and turkey Casserole

Ingredients:

- 300 g ground turkey

- 300 g fat free ricotta or cottage cheese

- 2 eggs

- salt, pepper

- some shredded fat free Cheddar cheese

 How to prepare:

1.Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Beef meatballs with konjac rice

Ingredients:

-1 pound ground beef (500 g)

- 1 small onion, finely chopped

-1 small garlic clove, minced

-1 large egg

- 1 green onion (only the green part)

- Spices (salt, pepper, garlic powder)

- 8 ounces konjac rice (250 g)

- 3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley and dill

How to prepare:

1.Preheat the oven to 180oC/350oF/Gas 4.

Eggplant and tomatoes towers

Ingredients:

- 1 large eggplant

- 2 large tomatoes

- 0.4 lbs fat free ricotta or any other cream cheese

- fresh basil leaves

- 2 garlic cloves

- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil (optional)

- salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste