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There’s no getting away from it: most of us love junk food; but, at the same time, hate the high calorie content, processed ingredients or mountains of sugar that go hand in hand with our favourite treats. It’s okay to have things like cookies, sundaes and burgers once in awhile, but there are also healthier substitutes you can enjoy too.
Turkey Burger & Sweet Potato Fries
Probably one of the most easily recognizable products when it comes to fast food is a glistening, greasy quarter pounder and a box of salty, golden fries courtesy of McDonald’s. However an adult sized McDonald’s meal contains around 1000 calories, and when women are advised to consume 1,500 per day that’s a huge chunk!
Don’t despair though because you can create your own burger and fries from scratch. Buy turkey, instead of ground beef as it has less fat and shape it into burger patties before cooking. Much of the calories come from added sauces, so after you’ve popped the lettuce, cucumber, red onion, tomatoes, etc into the whole grain … Read more...