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Women's Health - Shrink Your Sugar Belly - - CONTENTS -

CRUNCHY ROASTED ROSE­MARY CHICK­PEAS

1 tin chick­peas, rinsed and drained 1 ½ tbsp olive oil ¼ tsp gar­lic pow­der 1 ½ tsp dried rose­mary ¼ tsp salt

1/ Pre­heat the oven to 200°C.

2/ Spread the chick­peas on a pa­per towel in a sin­gle layer. Place an­other pa­per towel on top and gen­tly dab to re­move ex­cess wa­ter. Then pop the chick­peas onto a bak­ing tray and driz­zle on the oil, toss­ing them with your hands to en­sure they are all well- coated.

3/ Spread the chick­peas into a sin­gle layer again and bake for 15 min­utes. Give them a stir and shake, then place them in the oven for an­other 10 min­utes, un­til they’re golden and crisp.

4/ Re­move the chick­peas from the oven and toss with the gar­lic pow­der, rose­mary and salt. Easy peas-y!

Serves 1| Ready in 30 mins 543kJ | 1g sat fat

POP­CORN AND PUMP­KIN- SEED MIX

In a pot (with a lid), air-pop 10g pop­corn ker­nels ac­cord­ing to the pack­age in­struc­tions. Sprin­kle with 2 tbsp pump­kin seeds, 1 tsp unsweet­ened des­ic­cated co­conut and a pinch of ground cin­na­mon. Now, which DVD to watch?

Serves 1| Ready in 10 mins 640kJ | 5g sat fat

CASHEW- GINGERCOCONUT MUESLI

Place 2 tbsp oats, 1 tbsp cashews, 1 tbsp unsweet­ened shred­ded co­conut and ⅛ tsp each of ground ginger and ground cin­na­mon into a bowl. Then add 70ml skim milk and stir well. Zap it in the mi­crowave for 2 min­utes, if you pre­fer hot, softer oats. Snack happy.

Serves 1| Ready in 2 mins 648kJ | 5g sat fat

CHEESY POP­CORN WITH AL­MONDS

You know what to do: in a pot, air-pop 10g pop­corn ker­nels. Then sprin­kle with Parme­san cheese and 16 al­monds.

Serves 1| Ready in 10 mins 673kJ | 2g sat fat

CHEEKY ( FAT- FREE) LATTE

Got a long day ahead? Nip to your lo­cal café and or­der a medium-size latte with soya milk or skim cow’s milk. Pair with 7 al­monds and you’re good to go!

Serves 1| Ready in 2 mins 673kJ | 1g sat fat

CHICKEN, CHEESE AND VEG­ETA­BLES

Sim­ply have a lit­tle munch on 60g thinly sliced deli chicken, 175g sliced red pep­per and 1 slice low-fat Ched­dar to stave off fu­ture crav­ings.

Serves 1| Ready in 1 min 665kJ | 4g sat fat

CAP­RESE

This clas­sic never fails to hit the spot. Slice a tomato and top with the fol­low­ing: fresh basil, a pinch of salt, ground pep­per to taste and 1 tsp olive oil. Serve with 30g fresh, moz­zarella, sliced.

Serves 1| Ready in 2 mins 815kJ | 3g sat fat

PB, CEL­ERY AND MILK

Did you know that you burn more kilo­joules eat­ing the cel­ery than it con­tains, be­cause it’s so crunchy? Spread 1 tbsp nat­u­ral peanut but­ter onto 4 cel­ery sticks. Wash down with 100ml skim milk.

Serves 1| Ready in 2 mins 610kJ | 2g sat fat

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