Try these tips to help you make satisfying, low-calorie meals. With the delicious flavor of low-calorie Kikkoman Soy Sauce, you'll never feel deprived of great taste!
Grilling is one of the best ways to cook, since you use only a little fat or oil. Most vegetables are low in calories and high in nutrients, so enjoy them often.
A plateful of assorted steamed vegetables makes an excellent main dish for anyone counting calories.
Lightly drizzle a platter of sliced, ripe tomatoes with Kikkoman Lite Soy Sauce, scatter with fresh basil and finish with a sprinkle of freshly ground black pepper. The umami quality of the soy sauce heightens the luscious flavors of ripe tomatoes.
Salad greens are low in calories and very nutritious. The problem often lies in the dressing, which can be high in fat and calories.
When dining out, make your own low-calorie salad dressing.
Make soups or stews ahead and chill; remove the fat that solidified on top, then reheat to eat. The fat will come off in a neat layer. Season with Kikkoman Soy Sauce to bring back the rich, brothy flavor.
The Japanese eat a clear soup called osuimono. Make your own American version using low-sodium chicken or beef broth and a splash of Kikkoman Soy Sauce.
Hearty, meal-in-a-bowl soups like lentil and split pea typically use bacon or ham for a rich, meaty flavor.
Make skinny fries by cutting up potatoes in thin sticks. Spray with non-stick vegetable spray and bake until crisp. Serve with a sprinkling of Kikkoman Lite Soy Sauce instead of ketchup.
Mash tofu and combine with thinly sliced green onions. Season with a drop of Asian sesame oil and a splash of Kikkoman Soy Sauce. Serve on low-fat crackers.