Proper Fish and Chips need a battered fish - crispy baked to perfection. However, many of us don't know that the batter soak up lots of oil while frying. If you want to save calories, avoid the batter and pan fry the fish in oil with some salt and pepper.
You can save an average of 50 calories per portion.
Eating fresh fruits give us satisfaction and keep us feel full for long because of the fiber they contain. They also supply us with important vitamins and minerals.
The NHS recommends five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. Choose seasonal fruits over juices or smoothies. Beverages made of fruit can contain large amounts of fructose or added sugar. If you are consuming to much in the long term you will run a risk of being overweight.
Rice and other starchy side dishes usually serve just one purpose: They are supposed to fill you up. But in terms of flavor they hardly add anything to the meal and they have plenty of calories.
100 grams of rice have impressive 350 calories. A tasty and easy alternative could be Cauliflower rice (40 calories per 100 grams). Chop a head of Cauliflower into pieces, pan fry with a little salt and butter in a pan and serve as a healthy substitute to rice.
Tastes delicious and keeps you full for longer.
Salads satisfies the hunger and contain few calories. But the light dish can turn into a fatty option when you mix in feta cubes, croutons and creamy salad dressings.
Don't fall into that calorie trap!
Remember the basics: Fresh Herbs, a little lemon juice, salt, pepper and a dash of Olive Oil.
Most of the time we forget that even coffee and tea can hit with a lot of extra calories when we drink it with milk and sugar.
One Latte Macchiato (250 ml) can have 110 calories. Stick rather with a plain black coffee. It's only a manageable 5 calories. Cheers!
Soft Drinks such as Cola, Lemonade and Ice Tea contain a lot of sugar, but keep you hardly satisfied with your hunger. There can be up to 440 calories in just one litre of one of these beverages. If you switch to water or unsweetened tea you can save hundreds of calories a day.