I am a VIP Jenny Craig user which means that I receive a reduced rate on my Jenny Craig purchase.
My Jenny Craig journey continues. Staying on track during the summer can be a challenge. Finding summer recipes can help you make better choices while attending barbecues and summer festivities.
“Clients following the Jenny Craig program, on average, lose 1-2 lbs per week” near your weight loss number.” And, these recipes help me stay on track!
This past 4th of July, I used two Jenny Craig recipes to keep me on track. The Sweet Potato Fries were delish and so easy to make. While enjoying the day, I forgot to take pics, but take my word for it – this recipe is a simple way to stay on track.
Sweet Potato Fries
Prep Time: 5 minutes / Cook Time: 30-40 minutes
• 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch
• butter-flavored nonstick cooking spray
• salt and pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 450ºF. Spread sweet potato wedges
onto a baking sheet coated with butter-flavored nonstick
cooking spray. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until brown on
bottom, turn sweet potatoes over and continue baking
another 15-20 minutes, until tender and brown. Top with
salt and pepper, if desired. Yield: 2 servings.
This next recipe was a great way to add a lot of tasty veggies to your diet. I am going to make this again!
Rainbow Pepper Salad
Prep Time: 10 minutes / Cook Time: 0 minutes
• 3/4 cup chopped red, green and yellow bell pepper
• 1/4 cup chopped red cabbage
• 2 Tbls diced green onion
• 1/8 tsp crushed basil
• 1/8 tsp minced garlic
• 1 Tbl white wine vinegar
• 1/2 tsp olive oil
Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Chill for 1-3 hours. Yield: 1 serving.
For the month of July, tweet your favorite summer recipes with #MyJennyCraig and we’ll pick a lucky winner to win a Jenny prize pack (including an iPod Shuffle, $10 iTunes gift card, tote bag, yoga mat, water bottle, pedometer and Jenny snacks!)
Here is another Jenny Craig recipe that will keep me on track:
Dessert is a Must!: Summer Berries with Yogurt Citrus Sauce is the perfect dessert to top off any meal – especially during the warmer months. Rereshing berries, rich yogurt and tangy citrus will satisfy your sweet tooth, without the dreaded dessert guilt. Not to mention, it’s very easy to prepare: