I recently started the Jenny Craig program, and I have to say I am lovin’ it. They have some great meal plans and the recipes are easy and delicious. Below are a few great summer recipes, as well as an awesome Twitter contest where you can win great prizes. What do you have to lose?
Just in time for summer, Jenny Craig is offering some healthy and delicious recipes for guilt-free grilling.
Whether you want to keep a healthy weight during swimsuit season or even lose a couple of pounds, you can still look forward to grilling parties with friends. For the month of July, tweet us your favorite summer recipes with #MyJennyCraig and we’ll pick a lucky winner to win a Jenny prize pack (including an iPod Shuffle, $10 iTunes gift card, tote bag, yoga mat, water bottle, pedometer and Jenny snacks!)
See below for some great summertime recipes that will make everyone’s taste buds happy without compromising their waistlines. The recipes incorporate the Volumetrics® approach, exclusively featured in the Jenny Craig program, which emphasizes adding fresh fruits and vegetables into each dish to help with satiety and to lower the calorie density of meals. Using this principle allows you to eat bigger portions without the extra calories.
Jenny Craig’s All-American Turkey Burger is the perfect entrée to serve your party. Also, you can serve up your burgers with other fresh veggie add-ons like sprouts, arugula and peppers:
Sin-free Side Dish: An all-time favorite side dish at Jenny Craig is the Cucumber Tomato Salad – Sweet but savory and made with fresh vegetables, this salad will help satisfy your hunger and leave you feeling refreshed! Check out the recipe here:
Dessert is a Must!: Summer Berries with Yogurt Citrus Sauce is the perfect dessert to top off any meal – especially during the warmer months. Refreshing berries, rich yogurt and tangy citrus will satisfy your sweet tooth, without the dreaded dessert guilt. Not to mention, it’s very easy to prepare:
Mocktail: Refreshing beverages are a summer must-have, but the added sugar and alcohol in most seasonal drinks can add on a ton of unnecessary extra calories. Next time you’re in charge of the drinks, try out this figure-friendly, Non-Alcoholic Mojito recipe that saves on calories, but surely delivers on taste: