Dr Oz: Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien Emotional Eating Solutions
Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien shared her favorite guilt-free substitues for foods everyone goes to when they are feeling emotional. From frozen Greek yogurt to replace ice cream to frozen mac and cheese with some vegetables to sub in for unhealthy boxed mac and cheese.
Dr Oz: Lisa Lillien Freezy Whoopie Pie Recipe
A lot of people reach for chocolate when they are stressed which may not be entirely bad according to Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien who said new studies have shown dark chocolate may even lower stress hormone levels in the body. But either way, there are still better options than just chocolate, dark or not. Lillien said Freezy Whoopie Pies are the perfect substitute for chocolate because they will put you in a good mood and provide you will less calories than you might get from chocolate.
Lisa Lillien Freezy Whoopie Pies Ingredients:
- 1 deep chocolate Vita Top (partially thawed)
- ¼ cup frozen light whipped topping (thawed)
Lisa Lillien Freezy Whoopie Pie Directions:
- Slice the Vita Top in half and add the whipped topping to one half. Top with the other half to make a sort of sandwich. Freeze or enjoy as is.
Dr Oz: Hungry Girl Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
Lisa Lillien Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Ingredients:
- 1 box fudge brownie mix
- 2 cups canned pure pumpkin puree
- 2 tablespoons light chocolate syrup
- 2 tablespoons reduced-fat peanut butter, softened
Lisa Lillien Dreamy Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Directions:
- Combine all ingredients except the peanut butter and spread into a 8 by 8 inch pan.
- Spread the peanut butter over the top and bake in a 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes.
- Cover and chill in the fridge for two hours. Cut into squares and enjoy.
Dr Oz: Hungry Girl Raspberry Kiss Crunchettes Recipe
Lisa Lillien Raspberry Kiss Crunchettes Ingredients:
- 15 frozen mini phyllo shells
- 15 dark chocolate Hershey’s Kisses
- 15 raspberries
Lisa Lillien Raspberry Kiss Crunchettes Directions:
- In a 350 degree oven bake the phyllo shells with Hershey’s Kisses for about three minutes, just until the Kisses are softened. Remove from the oven and immediately add a raspberry to each shell.
Dr Oz: Hungry Girl’s Swap-Tastic Philly Cheesesteaks Recipe
Dr. Oz challenged Lisa Lillien to create a healthy version of one viewer’s go-to comfort meal. When she learned the comfort meal was a steak and cheese sandwich with fries, she thought it might be kind of hard, but Lillien said she was able to find a guilt-free solution for the woman.
Lisa Lillien Philly Cheesesteak Ingredients:
- 6 ounces raw lean beefsteak filet
- 2 slices American cheese, 2% milk
- 2/3 cup onion, sliced
- 2 light hot dog buns
Lisa Lillien Philly Cheesesteak Directions:
- In a skillet on medium-high heat, cook the onions until softened. Add the beef and cook for another three minutes until browned. Add the cheese and continue cooking until melted. Assemble your sandwiches how you like and enjoy.
Dr Oz: Hungry Girl’s Bake-Tastic Butternut Squash Fries Recipe
For the greasy fries, Lisa Lillien had a wonderful alternative that you are going to love eating.
Lisa Lillien Bake-Tastic Butternut Squash Fries Ingredients:
- 2 pounds butternut squash, peeled and cut into French fries
- Coarse salt
Lisa Lillien Bake-Tastic Butternut Squash Fries Directions:
- Spread the butternut squash fries on a cooking sheet and sprinkle with the salt.
- Cook at 425 degrees for 20 minutes then turn and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes, until cooked completely. Remove from oven and enjoy.
Calorie Comparison – Philly Cheesesteak & Fries=1,178 Calories, Hungry Girl Version=400 Calories
Dr Oz: Health Words from the Urban Dictionary
Dr. Oz shared some of the funniest Urban Dictionary definitions of common medical terms he uses on his show.
- Calorie – Little monsters that sneak into your room at night and sew all your clothes tighter!
- Diet – A form of torture, hence the word “die” with a “t” at the end.
- Sleep – The best excuse to be unproductive for eight hours or more a day.
- OB-GYN – Oh Babies, Gee Why Not?