This recipe is perfect for breakfast or brunch. Grapefruit is one of the best foods for weight loss. It has one of the highest water concentrations of any fruit and all that juice fills you up fast and prevents overeating. Fruit is a great alternative to sweet treats and it provides vitamin C and fiber.

INGREDIENTS (3 servings):
1 (24-ounce) jar refrigerated red grapefruit sections (about 2 cups)
1 cup banana, sliced
1 tablespoon fresh mint, chopped
1 tablespoon honey

HOW TO PREPARE:
1. Drain grapefruit sections, reserving 1/4 cup juice.
2. Combine grapefruit sections, juice, and remaining ingredients in a medium bowl. Toss gently to coat.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving:
Calories: 120
Calories from fat: 3%
Fat: 0.4g
Saturated fat: 0.1g
Fibre: 3.4g

THIS RECIPE IS: Diabetic/Gluten-Free/Low Calorie/Low Cholesterol/Low Fat/Low Saturated Fat/Low Sodium

The broccoli provides filling fiber (and just 30 calories per serving), while the protein-loaded eggs curb appetite and will help stave off those late-morning cravings.

INGREDIENTS (1 serving):
1 cup broccoli either fresh or frozen, chopped
2 large eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
2 slices of toasted bread
Cooking spray

HOW TO PREPARE:
1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add broccoli, and cook 3 minutes.
2. Mix eggs, feta cheese and dill in a small bowl. Add egg mixture to frying pan. Cook 3 to 4 minutes or until the omelet is cooked.
3. You can serve with the slices of toasted bread.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving:
Calories: 390
Fat: 19g
Saturated fat: 6g
Fibre: 6g

All you need is four ingredients: lemon, olive oil, chives and white beans which contain nearly 4 grams of resistant starch per serving.

INGREDIENTS (1 serving):
1/4 cup canned white beans, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon chives, chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons olive oil
Raw vegetables: cucumbers, grape tomatoes, chopped broccoli, carrots & sliced green and red peppers.

HOW TO PREPARE:
1. Combine beans, chives, lemon juice, and oil in a small bowl. Mash with a fork until smooth.
2. Serve with 1/2 cup of the raw vegetables.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving:
Calories: 150
Fat: 10g
Saturated fat: 1.5g
Fiber: 3g

The bananas and whole-grain rye bread are high in resistant starch, to help boost metabolism, and the almond butter adds hunger-curbing protein and healthy monounsaturated fats. This is a great healthy breakfast: low cholesterol and low saturated fat. This breakfast will keep you full until lunchtime.

INGREDIENTS (1 serving):
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 slice toasted rye bread
1 banana

HOW TO PREPARE
1. Slice the banana.
2. Spread almond butter on toast.
3. Put the banana slices on top.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving:
Calories: 280
Fat: 11g
Saturated fat: 1g
Fibre: 5g

The turkey is an excellent source of lean protein. The Turkey Burgers are ultra-moist and tasty, making them a great alternative to traditional high-fat beef patties.

INGREDIENTS (makes 4 burgers):
1 pound ground dark-meat turkey
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 teaspoon paprika
Pinch of kosher salt
4 slices sweet onion or 4 slices of pineapple
1/4 cup barbecue sauce
4 sesame seed buns


HOW TO PREPARE:
1. In medium bowl, to make the patties mix together turkey, garlic and paprika.
2. When all is mixed, make with turkey the patties and season with salt.
3. Heat grill to medium-high, cook the patties until are just cooked through (about 7 minutes per side).
4. Grill the slices of sweet onions or pineapple in a pan to put on top of the burger and serve with barbecue sauce and toasted buns.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION per serving:
Calories: 324
Fat: 11g
Saturated fat: 2.7g
Fiber: 1g