Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien – Solving Food Frustrations
Dr. Oz brought back one of his favorite guests, Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien, to show his audience how they can solve their biggest food frustrations. Dr. Oz said there are the times when you are feeling hungry, but the food you made is not satisfying you hunger. Dr. Oz used the term “Hangry” to describe the feeling. He wanted Lisa Lillien to show his audience how to beat their “hanger.”
Lisa Lillien: How To Make Turkey Burgers Taste Better
To find out which food frustrations are of the biggest concern to his audience he asked them to share their thoughts. The first food concern came from one woman who said she is trying to make healthy burgers for her family but no one in her family likes the turkey burgers she made because they are dry and lack flavor. How can she get her family to eat healthy burgers?
Lisa Lillien suggested the woman buy lean ground turkey instead of the super lean version many of us are more familiar with. If you are trying to make your family burger night a bit healthier, try some of the tips below:
- Add 1/2 cup chopped frozen vegetables (like cauliflower) and egg whites to the ground turkey
- Top with salsa instead of ketchup, which is often loaded with sugar
Hungry Girl: Roasted Chickpeas Healthy Snack Option
The next food frustration came from another woman who said she loves crunchy snacks but oftentimes she finds herself reaching for a bag of potato chips instead of a healthy snack. What are some good, healthy, crunchy foods she can reach for?
Lisa Lillien offered this healthy, crunchy snack option:
- Roasted chickpeas – They are high in fiber, taste great and be found at most grocery stores.
Hungry Girl: Sprinkle Cereal On Salad
A common complaint Dr. Oz was hearing from his fans is that they couldn’t find a way to make a salad satisfying. Hungry Girl Lisa Lillien said the best way to make a salad more satisfying is by adding a little crunch.
- Sprinkle high-fiber breakfast cereal over your salad.
Hungry Girl’s Homemade Ranch Dressing Recipe
Everyone loves ranch dressing but we all know it is not too good for you. Try Hungry Girl’s homemade ranch dressing recipe.
- Low-fat Greek yogurt
- 1 packet of ranch seasoning, added to your flavor preference
- Splash of milk