Who says you have to skip dessert, snacks, or a meal to stay lean? The following low-calorie confections let you indulge without any of the guilt.
Snacks, sweets, Chipotle, and other dietician-approved foods you don't actually have to cut out of your diet.
For a Sweet Treat: Regular Ice Cream
Think frozen yogurt or low fat ice cream is a better alternative to the classic stuff? Think again. “Beware of frozen yogurts, because most contain the same amount of calories as ice cream. And while fat-free ice creams will be close in terms of calories, they're usually higher in sugar! Instead, when you really need a conscious indulgence, go for the real ice cream, but in a small portion, or about a half cup,” says Keri Glassman MS, RD, dietitian and judge on Upwave's Cook Your Ass Off.
For a Meaty Dinner: Red Meat
Red meat isn't really as rich as people assume, “especially if you're choosing a leaner, good quality meat,” says Stephanie Middleberg, MS, RD, CDN of Middleberg Nutrition. “The grass-fed variety contains high concentrations of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), associated …