Category Cooking Dishes

Cooking With Herbs and Spices: Quick and Easy Low-Calorie Snack Recipes

Low -calorie snacks WOn’t just nourish and fortify your body, but may also allow you to keep a healthy weight. Here are 3 must-try herbs and spices bite recipes with just 400 calories or less:

Peppered Turkey Wraps


What you want:

12 10-inch whole wheat flour tortillas
1/4 kg. deli turkey, sliced
1 head lettuce
2 cups minced tomatoes
2 cups shredded carrots
1 cup cream cheese
1/2 cup ranch dressing
1/2 teaspoon. Dehydrated herbs
1/4 teaspoon. ground black pepper
Rub the turkey pieces with black pepper and dehydrated herbs. Set aside. In a little bowl, blend cream cheese and ranch dressing, stir until well-combined. Spread each flour tortilla with cream cheese and ranch dressing mixture then top with lettuce leaves followed by herbed turkey pieces. Scatter carrots and tomatoes over the turkey then roll the tortillas to create wrappings. Cut each wrapping to make bite-sized bits afterward protected with a toothpick. Bake in a preheated oven over moderate heat for 4-5 minutes or until tortillas are lightly browned. Serve promptly. Perfect for low or vegetable chips -calorie nacho chips.

Herbs and Spices Pomegranate Salsa

What you want:


1 pomegranate, skinned and membranes removed
1 1/2 bunches flat leaf parsley, chopped
1 1/2 bunches fresh cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 sprigs fresh mint leaves, chopped
1 tomato, diced
1 red onion, chopped
1 serrano pepper, chopped
1 jalapeno pepper, chopped
6 tablespoons. fresh lime juice
2 tablespoons. olive oil
2 teaspoons. grated lime zest
Salt and ground white pepper to taste
Join pomegranate, parsley, cilantro, mint, tomato, onion, serrano pepper, jalapeno pepper, lime juice, olive oil and lime zest in a medium bowl. Stir to combine ingredients. Season with salt and white pepper. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Serve cooled.

Cheesy Herbs Tomato Sandwich


What you want:

1 whole grain bagel
3/4 cups low fat cottage cheese
1 orange
4 pieces tomato
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons. chopped fresh chives
Pepper and salt to taste
Put cottage cheese in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Transport cheese in a little bowl then add chives and garlic. Season with pepper and salt. Toast bagel to desired doneness subsequently cut in half. Spread cream herbed cottage cheese with tomato pieces on 1 half of the bagel and top. Top with the other half of bagel to create a sandwich. Serve or have with orange pieces.