Easy Low Carb Buns- Perfect For Your Breakfast


Buns are with us in our diet invariably. As children a handful of rolls could satisfy our hunger. We eat sandwiches for lunch, rolls for breakfast, and every burger has a bun. It is a convenient and tasty product. However, it is generally quite caloric.

Today we would like to show you that you don’t have to give up on tasty buns at all. We have a great & healthy recipe for your favorite roll. Also, the best thing is that 25 minutes will be totally enough and you can enjoy taste this really delicious and wholesome buns right now.

The recipe prepares about 4 small or 3 bigger buns

Wet Ingredients :

  • 1 egg (important to rest at room temperature)
  • 3 egg whites, also at room temperature
  • ¼ cup hot water

Dry Ingredients :

  • 1/4 cup of almond flour
  • 1/4 cup of coconut flour
  • 1 tbsp psyllium husk powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
    seeds for topping (pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, I recommend the – ‘Everything but the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend’ from Trader Joes.

Steps :

  • Preheat the oven to 356 Fahrenheit.
  • First mix all your dry ingredients. Then put all ingredients (dry and wet) into a food processor and mix until smooth. Don’t over-mix the dough though 😉
  • Let mixture sit for a while ( 5 min)
  • Separate the dough into 3 or 4 equal portions and form buns.
  • Place the buns on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Sprinkle with seeds of choice and bake for around 25 minutes.

Enjoy your healthy delicious buns 🙂

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Citrus Oil Olives


Merry Christmas from everyone at BeLiteWeight! If you are procrastinating for holiday snack ideas and need something to throw together quickly with items you probably already have.. we are here to help! Just throw together as many of these ingredients as you can:

Ingredients:

1/2 Cup Olive Oil

1 Cup of Green Olives and 1 Cup of Kalamata Olives

1/4 Cup Orange Juice

2 Tablespoons of Lemon Juice

3 Tablespoons of Red Wine Vinegar

2 Tablespoons of Lemon and/or Orange Peels

2 Teaspoon Ground Cumin

1/4 Teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes

Guide:

The longer they marinate the better they will be, but they will be tasty in as little as 20 minutes and can last in the refrigerator for upwards of a year!

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Recipe Adapted from: KETO Recipes – Pilcookbooks.com

Weight Loss Appetizer Recipe: Greek Hummus & Veggie Platter


There’s one thing I think we can all agree on: Greek food—most Mediterranean food, for that matter—is great for weight loss. Why? Because it’s light, fresh and highly nutritious.

Our friend and food PR diva Melinda Morgan Kartsonis shared her Greek Hummus Appetizer Recipe and, after making it, we had to share! Not only is it quick and easy to make; it’s also budget-friendly and includes a healthy hummus recipe, which you can customize to your tongue’s desire.

Use this Greek Hummus & Veggie Platter as an appetizer for your next dinner party, as a main course for your next dinner, or use it to replace the salad course the next time you host friends and family. But no matter what you do, remember one thing: it’s light, healthy, fresh, and will enable you to indulge without feeling guilty about it! Yum!

Weight Loss Appetizer Recipe: Greek Hummus & Veggie Platter

Recipe and Photo Courtesy of Melinda Morgan Kartsonis :: Fooditude

Ingredients for Greek Hummus Appetizer:

1-2 cups hummus

1 cup greens, chopped (cabbage, spinach, kale, lettuce, or a combination)

½ cup tomato, chopped

½ cup cucumber, chopped

2 Tablespoons red onion, chopped

½ cup reduced fat crumbled feta cheese

4 Tablespoons kalamata olives


Directions for Greek Hummus Appetizer:

On a medium-large platter:

1.    Spread the hummus as your base.

2.    Sprinkle these on top, in order: greens, tomato, cucumber, red onion, crumbled feta cheese, and kalamata olives.

3.    Enjoy! (That’s it… Seriously. SO easy and delicious!!)

 

Ingredients for Hummus:

4 cloves garlic

2 cups canned chickpeas

1 ½ tsp. salt (pref. sea salt)

1/3 cup tahini

6 Tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed

4 Tablespoons water (optional)

8 dashes hot sauce (Sriracha or Tabasco)

 

Directions for Hummus:

1.    Add garlic cloves to food processor and chop until fine.

2.    Add chickpeas, sea salt, tahini and lemon juice. Add water until you reach your desired consistency.

3.    Add hot sauce to taste.