18 April 2011

Give Dad a new lease on life

Show your dad how much you appreciate him and how special he is. Here is a tasty menu plan from Weigh-Less to spice up your dad's day.


Show your dad how much you appreciate him and how special he is. Here is a tasty menu plan from Weigh-Less to spice up your dad's day.

(This menu is based on formula 7 basic for men and is suitable for members on zone 3 and higher. For members on a different formula and/or lower zone, ask your group leader to assist you in adjusting this menu plan accordingly.) 

  Servings Menu plan
Breakfast   60g - 2 CCs  Seed bread
  45g or 1 egg - 1 MFP Egg, poached
  1 banger - 1/2 LFP Eskort Weigh-Less Best-for-You Peppery Pork Bangers
  120g - 1 veg Tomato, sliced
  100g - 100g free veg Portabellini and shiitake mushrooms, chopped
  5ml (1 tsp)- 1 fat Weigh-Less Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  70g or 1 med - 1 fruit Banana
  Fry tomatoes and mushrooms in olive oil and set aside. Fry pork bangers and serve with poached egg, tomatoes and mushrooms.
Snack 240g or 1 small bowl - 2 fruit Fresh fruit salad
  175ml (3/4 cup) - 1 milk Low-fat yoghurt, plain

Beef-and-mushroom burger

  60g or 1 roll - 2 CCs Whole-wheat roll
  20g - 20g free veg Mixed lettuce
  50g - 1/2 veg Tomato, sliced
  45ml (3 tbsp) - 1 fat Weigh-Less Low-Oil Dressing
  100g patty - 1 MFP + 1 fat Big T Real Beef Real Lean Burger
  50g or 5 - 50g free veg Portabellini mushrooms
  30g - 1 treat Chopped pepperdews
  Top roll with lettuce and tomatoes. Place cooked patty on top and add dressing, mushrooms and pepperdews.
Snack 3 slices - 1 CC Finn Crisp Original
  10g (2 tsp) - 1 fat Peanut butter

Calamari in a red-wine-and-tomato sauce

  Miscellaneous Weigh-Less Non-Stick Spray
  50g - 1/2 veg Onions
  Miscellaneous Garlic
  62,5ml (1/4 cup) - miscellaneous Goiya-D-Lite-Ful Red Wine
  187g - 1 1/2 LFP Calamari, raw
  150g - 1 veg Weigh-Less Chopped Tomatoes, canned
  Miscellaneous Coriander
  140g - 2 CCs Brown rice
  130g - 130g free veg McCain's Weigh-Less Frozen Mixed Veg
  120ml (1/2 cup) - 1 fat Namaqua Extra Dry Crisp White Wine
  Spray pan with non-stick spray and fry onions and garlic. Add the red wine, calamari and tomatoes and simmer for 15 minutes. Top with chopped coriander. Serve with brown rice and mixed vegetables. Don't forget to treat your dad with a cold glass of wine or a single brandy.
Snack 110ml (1/2 cup) - 3 treats Weigh-Less Instant Mousse (chocolate or choc mint)

Drink 2,5 litres of water per day.

Please note that the wine used in the recipe at dinner doesn't count towards fat allowance as the alcohol evaporates during the cooking process.

- (Weigh-Less, 2007)

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