Chelsea Handler is slimming down and getting healthy – on her own terms. The comedian says while she eats healthy for the most part, she still goes out for drinks with her girlfriends and she still enjoys her favorite recipes. She tells Shape Magazine,
“Seven years ago, I started seeing a nutritionist who basically changed my life,” says the 35-year-old comedian. “I finally learned how to feed my body correctly. By cutting out the bad stuff—I almost never eat processed foods—and sticking to a diet of fresh, clean ingredients, I’m never hungry and always energized.”
Chelsea also calls on her brother, Roy Handler, a professional chef in Los Angeles to help create healthier versions of her favorite foods so she feels satisfied but never guilty!
Here’s a recipe that Roy adapted for Chelsea to replace her favorite meal – meatloaf!
Healthy Turkey Meatloaf
* Cooking spray
* 1 7″ loaf (about 4 1/2 ounces) stale crusty bread
* 2 cups lowfat milk
* 5 pounds ground turkey breast
* 3 cloves sliced garlic
* 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese
* 1 cup plus 1/2 cup ketchup
* 1/2 cup Dijon mustard, divided
* 1/2 cup diced onion
* 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley
* Salt and pepper to taste
Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray and preheat oven to 400° F. Tear bread into small chunks and place in a large mixing bowl. Add the milk and make sure bread is immersed. Let sit 30 minutes, mixing the bread and milk every 10 minutes, until the bread is thoroughly moistened. Add all of the ingredients except 1/4 cup mustard and 1/2 cup ketchup. Mix well and season with salt and pepper.
Form into 2 equal size cylindrical loaves and put on a prepared baking sheet. Mix the remaining mustard and ketchup and spread evenly over the loaves. Bake for an hour or until juices run clear. (The loaves should be firm to the touch.) Remove from oven and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing.
Prep Time: 30
Cook Time: 1 hour, 40 minutes
Nutrition Score per serving:
Nutrition score per serving (2 slices) 230 calories, 2 g fat, <1 g saturated fat, 13 g carbs, 36 g protein, <1 g fiber, 75 mg calcium, 1 g iron, 625 mg sodium
Yum! I know what’s for dinner!!
What are some of your favorite adapted recipes?