Eat– for Good Health

Want a mood boost?  Lose a pound, and you’ll get an instant boost of happiness and optimism.  Being trim looks good on us.  Is the weather warm where you live?  Try my Steak, Chicory, and Orange Salad at 179 calories per serving.

Ingredients:  6 tsp olive oil, 1 sirloin steak, salt/pepper, 2 oranges- one segmented and the other juiced, 1 tsp sherry vinegar, 1 tsp Dijon mustard, 1 red onion sliced, 2 heads white chicory sliced into 4 sections, 1 head red chicory, shredded, a large handful of field greens.

Method:  Heat a frying pan, rub steak with oil, season with salt and pepper.  Fry on both sides to desired doneness, wrap in foil and set aside.  Put OJ in a small pan, bubble until syrupy and reduced by half.  Whisk in the vinegar and mustard.  Toss onion and chicory in the remaining oil and grill for a few minutes.  Slice steak thinly.  Mix warm ingredients together with orange segments and red chicory and field greens.  Serve with a cold glass of iced tea and bread sticks.



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