5 South Beach Diet Recipes

Use these five South Beach Diet recipes to make sure that eating right doesn’t get dull. The worst part of being on a diet is making sure that your food experience doesn’t turn into something that is so boring that you can’t resist temptation. Using these five South Beach Diet recipes will help you stay on your diet, and make sure your daily menu doesn’t get dull.

Western Egg White Omelet
– The first on our list of  five South Beach Diet recipes will keep breakfast from tasting like cardboard. For this recipe you will need:
  • Bell pepper
  • Scallion
  • Red bell pepper
  • Liquid egg white substitute
  • Shredded reduced fat cheese
  • Cooking spray
  1. Coat the bottom of your skillet with cooking spray. 
  2. Chop 1 cup of  bell pepper, 1 cup red bell pepper and 1 cup scallions, put them in the pan and turn on the heat. Saute the veggies until they’re tender and crisp.
  3. Pour 1/2 cup of liquid egg whites on top of the veggies. Let the liquid egg whites sit until they’re partially set.
  4. Sprinkle 3 tsp of shredded reduced fat cheese on one half of your eggs. Then use a spatula to fold the other half of the omelet over the filling and continue cooking until the cheese is melted and the eggs are fully cooked.

Florentine T-Bone– Just because you’re on a diet doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a good steak. This one of the five South Beach Diet recipes will make sure you never miss the flavor of a juicy steak. For this recipe you will need:
  • T-Bone Steak
  • Garlic
  • Parsley
  • Basil
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  1. Season your steak with the garlic, parsley, basil, salt and pepper.
  2. Drizzle your steak with olive oil and let it marinate for 24 hours.
  3. Put the steak on the grill over medium heat for one hour. Be sure to turn the steak every 10 minutes to make sure it cooks evenly.
  4. Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Now roast the steak in the oven for 10-30 minutes depending on how you like your steak.
  5. When your steak is just right, slice and drizzle with more olive oil to give it a flavor kick.
Roasted Eggplant and Peppers– If you need a recipe to keep you vegetarian, this is one of the five South Beach Diet recipes keep you satisfied and meat free. For this recipe you will need:
  • Egg plant
  • Red bell pepper
  • Green bell pepper
  • Onion
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Basil
  1. Slice, core and peel your eggplant.
  2. Slice the red bell peppers, green bell peppers and onions.
  3. Place all of the veggies in a baking pan.
  4. Drizzle the veggies with olive oil and sprinkle with a little bit of basil.
  5. Heat your oven to 350 degrees and bake the veggies for 20 minutes. Make sure that you baste the veggies with olive oil regularly to make sure they stay crisp and moist.
Surprise South Beach Mashed Potatoes– If you need something to go with your steak, this is one of the five South Beach Diet recipes you have to try. For this recipe you will need:
  • Cauliflower
  • I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter spray
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Fat free half and half
  1. Steam your cauliflower until it’s soft.
  2. Put the softened cauliflower into a food processor or blender and add 1 oz. of fat free half and half and 1 oz. of I Can’t Believe it’s not Butter spray. Blend until you have a slightly chunky puree`
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste and enjoy.

Turkey Roll Ups
– Our final entry in the list of five South Beach Diet recipes is for the days where you don’t feel like cooking. For this recipe you will need:
  • Sliced turkey breast
  • Large lettuce leaves
  • Low fat mayonnaise
  • Scallions
  • Red bell peppers
  1. Spread 4 of your large lettuce leaves out on a clean work station.
  2. Lightly coat each of the large lettuce leaves with low fat mayonnaise and layer that with sliced turkey breast.
  3. Slice your scallions and red bell peppers into strips and layer them on top if the turkey.
  4. Roll each of the leaves into tight cigar shaped rolls. 
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