On the Dr. Oz Show, Dr. Oz discusses how healthy eating can still be a part of your routine even during this holiday season. Dr. Oz wants you to start the year off with a successful dieting plan to get you back into the best health and shape of your life. In this episode he talks about how you can turn back the clock and unmask a younger-looking you with these recipes from 7 Years Younger, a revolutionary new anti-aging plan from the editors of Good Housekeeping.

 

Mixed Fruit Smoothie

Ingredients

Makes 2 servings

1 cup frozen strawberries                   

1/2 cup fresh blueberries                                

1/2 cup fresh orange juice                  

2 tsp chopped peeled fresh ginger

1/4 cup plain low-fat (1%) yogurt

2 ice cubes

Directions

In blender, combine strawberries, blueberries, orange juice, ginger, yogurt, and ice cubes.

Blend until smooth, scraping down side of container occasionally. Serve with 6 almonds.

Spinach Salad With Tuna & Avocado

 

Ingredients

Makes 4 servings

3 tbsp fresh lemon juice

1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

1 tbsp water

1 tsp Dijon mustard

1 ripe Hass avocado, cut in half, pitted and peeled

2 tsp fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves, finely chopped

2 tbsp snipped fresh chives

1 (5 oz) package baby spinach

2 stalks celery, thinly sliced

1 medium red pepper, thinly sliced

1 (15 oz) can white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained

2 (5 oz) cans tuna packed in water, drained well

Pinch cayenne pepper

Pinch freshly grated black pepper

Salt

Directions

In blender, combine lemon juice, oil, water, mustard, half of avocado, cayenne pepper and 1/4 tsp salt. Purée until smooth, scraping container occasionally. Stir in parsley and chives.

Turkey & White Bean Chili

Ingredients

Makes 4 main-dish servings (about 6 cups)

1 tbsp olive oil                        

1 lb ground turkey (93% lean)

2 (28 oz) cans whole tomatoes in juice, chopped

1 (15 or 19 oz) can white kidney beans (cannellini), rinsed, and drained

1 medium onion, chopped                             

4 tsp chili powder                              

1/4 cup plain nonfat yogurt

1 tbsp ground cumin

Salt

Directions

In 12-inch skillet, heat oil on medium-high until hot. Add turkey and 1/2 tsp. salt, and cook 6 to 8 minutes or until turkey loses its pink color throughout, stirring to break it up with side of spoon.

Add onion and cook 4 minutes. Stir in chili powder and cumin; cook 1 minute.

Add tomatoes with their juice, beans, and 1/2 cup water; heat to boiling on high.

Reduce heat to medium and cook uncovered for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Ladle chili into serving bowls and top with a dollop of yogurt.

In large bowl, toss spinach, celery, pepper, beans, and tuna with dressing. Divide among serving plates.

Thinly slice remaining avocado half and arrange on top of salads.

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By Tony Brettman