Bob Harper’s “Skinny Meals” Recipes

Personal trainer and fitness coach from NBC’s “The Biggest Loser” Bob Harper shares his “skinny meals” – all of which are fewer than 350 calories!

Egg Florentine

Ingredients

  • 1 Whole wheat English muffin, toasted
  • 3 egg whites + 1 egg or 5 egg whites + 1 egg, scrambled
  • 2 cups spinach, roughly chopped

Sauce

  • 1/4 cup 2% plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon
  • 1/2 teaspoon each: chopped dill and parsley

Directions

  1. In a steamer, steam spinach 30 seconds-1 minute, or until just wilted. Set aside.
  2. Mix sauce ingredients together.
  3. Top toasted English muffin with spinach and eggs; delicately spoon sauce on top.

Nutritional Information

  • 313 calories, 30g protein, 32g carbs, 8g fat

Terrific Tuna Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 oz tuna from a can, drained
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1/2 shallot, minced
  • 1 tablespoon pitted kalamata olives
  • 1/2 cup cooked whole wheat corkscrew pasta
  • 1/4 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 cup chopped arugula
  • 1 cup chopped spinach

Directions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix pasta, tuna, capers, shallot, and olives.
  2. Toss pasta, tomatoes, arugula and spinach with the tuna mixture.

Nutritional Information

  • 288 calories, 28g protein, 26g carbs, 10g fat

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Cream Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 large zucchini (approx. 2 cups worth)

Avocado Cream Sauce

  • 1/4 avocado
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/4 cup chopped basil
  • 1/4 cup low sodium broth (either veggie or chicken)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon crushed garlic
  • 2 teaspoon grated parmesan cheese
  • 4 oz roasted, boneless, skinless chicken breast

Directions

  1. Slice zucchini very thinly lengthwise. Then cut each piece into thirds, lengthwise so that they are like thick noodles. Steam “noodles” for 2-3 minutes or until they are just cooked through.
  2. In the meantime, blend avocado, basil, broth, lemon juice, garlic, and parmesan in a processor or blender.
  3. Toss “noodles” with sauce and cubed chicken, and serve.

Nutritional Information

  • 258 calories, 27g protein, 19g carbs, 11g fat

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