any good recipes that will help lose weight?

There are an abundance of recipes that are low calorie and yummy. When choosing recipes to warrant weight loss, keep in mind the following data:

1 gram protein= 4 calories 1 gram carbs= 4 calories 1 gram fat= 9 calories!!!

With that being said, try to prepare foods from recipes that are low fat and high in good quality carbohydrates and protein While healthy fats and essential for muscle growth, repair and fat storage utilization, be careful of the amount that you add to your recipes if weight loss is a top priority.

Try this great recipe from Felicia Romero and Whitney Jones' AZ Pro Physiques. A perfect example of a meal that is both flavorful and low fat with a great combination of muscle-building protein and slow burning carbohydrates.

Love Me Tenders (makes 4 servings)

½ cup quinoa flakes, crushed 1/3 cup almonds or cashews, finely chopped 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch strips 2 egg whites 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons agave nectar or honey ½ teaspoon paprika ½ teaspoon sea salt Low-fat cooking spray

Preheat over to 400 degrees. In large ziploc bag mix Quinoa flakes, crushed almonds/cashews, paprika, and sea salt. Dip chicken strips in egg whites to coat and drop in the bag and shake until chicken is coated with quinoa. Spray your cookie sheet and place chicken tenders on cookie sheet. Heat in the oven for 15-20 minutes.

For the dressing: Mix dijon mustard and agave nectar and drizzle on top of the chicken tenders.