Budget Scrumptious Party Spread

Written by Janice Wee


How can you have a lavish party spread when you are on a tight budget?

If you know most ofrepparttar guests are on a diet, are there to socialize and not there to stuff their faces with food, you could create a lavish feast forrepparttar 149697 eyes, with lots of creativity.

Serve tiny bite size portions that allow your guests to taste everything atrepparttar 149698 table. 

Serve everything on beautiful plates and bowls. Food looks more expensive when served in dishes and bowls that look expensive. Sure, they can use disposable plates and cups so you wouldn't have too much washing up to do, butrepparttar 149699 food onrepparttar 149700 table should look beautiful.

Spread outrepparttar 149701 food. Halverepparttar 149702 fish balls and sausages so they look more, yet are in lighter, bite sized portions.

Here are some of my favourite party recipes.

Tuna Crisps

A can of tuna, a lemon, an apple and a box of Ritz biscuits or salty crackers are needed for this recipe.

  1. Remove allrepparttar 149703 salt water or oil fromrepparttar 149704 can of tuna.
  2. Squeezerepparttar 149705 lemon forrepparttar 149706 juice.
  3. Choprepparttar 149707 apple into small bits.
  4. Mixrepparttar 149708 tuna, apple and a teaspoon of lemon juice (More or less juice to your taste) to form a paste
  5. Arrangerepparttar 149709 biscuits or crackers on a pretty dish..
  6. Put half a teaspoon ofrepparttar 149710 tuna paste on each biscuit.
  7. The extra lemon juice can be mixed with other fruit juices and sodas to form a fruit punch.

Here is another version my friend invented. This is our preferred recipe.

you need a can of tuna, a box of ritz biscuits or salty crackers, a can of campbells cream of chicken soup.

  1. Mix that thick condensed soup withrepparttar 149711 drained tuna to make a mushy paste
  2. Put half a teaspoon to 1 teaspoon of this paste on each cracker or biscuit.

Pineapple Fried Rice

You don't want your guests to go home hungry right? Fried rice should fill them up.

  1. Slicerepparttar 149712 sausages
  2. Peel and chop uprepparttar 149713 garlic.
  3. Cutrepparttar 149714 pineapple lengthwise into 2 halves..
  4. Scoop up allrepparttar 149715 fruit withinrepparttar 149716 pineapple. Cutrepparttar 149717 fruit into cubes.. Saverepparttar 149718 juice ofrepparttar 149719 pineapple to add to your fruit punch.
  5. Heat uprepparttar 149720 olive oil and fryrepparttar 149721 garlic.
  6. Addrepparttar 149722 sausages and most ofrepparttar 149723 pineapple. Saverepparttar 149724 prettier pineapple cubes for repparttar 149725 cocktail sticks.
  7. Addrepparttar 149726 boiled rice and stir thoroughly.
  8. Add salt to taste.
  9. Takerepparttar 149727 2 empty halves ofrepparttar 149728 pineapple.
  10. Serve halfrepparttar 149729 fried rice in each half ofrepparttar 149730 pineapple.


Weight Loss Recipe: Tuna Patties With Dill Sauce

Written by Kim Beardsmore


Lean protein is your diet is essential to weight loss and weight maintenance. Tuna fish is an excellent source of lean protein as it is lower in fat than red meats.

Losing weight isn't about hunger, misery and crash dieting! By learning to make, delicious, easy-to-prepare, nutritious food your body needs and will enjoy losing weight becomes exciting and energizing.

Instead of high calorie, fatty sources - use spices to provide flavorsome, exciting meals your whole family will enjoy. "Tuna Patties With Lemon Dill Sauce" is another recipe in a range of hunger-fighting, low fat recipes to assist you keep your weight under control. This irresistible, no-hassle meal will help you reach your weight-loss goals - while making mealtime a real treat.

Variety is an essential element of any successful health program. If you get bored with foods, you're much more likely to abandon your program altogether. Experiment with spices to find exciting alternatives, try new recipes and build your repertoire of quick home cooked meals to replace take outs, frozen dinners and snacks. Your body will love you and your family will be delighted.

These tuna fish patties are delicious hot or cold. They are great forrepparttar lunchbox - just hold backrepparttar 149681 sauce.

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