Dr Oz: Pizza Pockets, Skinny Dip & Cheesy Apple Sandwich Recipes

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Dr Oz: Pizza Pockets, Skinny Dip & Cheesy Apple Sandwich Recipes

By on February 17, 2012

Dr Oz Snack Attack

Did you know that you could eat a snack before dinner and actually lose weight? In fact, Dr Oz suggests that you do so. On today’s show, Doctor Oz had his entire audience hold up a little brown bag containing one of his secret snacks that you can enjoy 1-2 hours before dinner in order to lose weight. You’ll find out what that snack is later (and don’t forget to tell us about your favorite late afternoon snack in the comments section below).

Dr Oz dedicated the entire hour to snack attack. Studies show that snacking on the right foods at the right time turn your body into a fat burning machine. Who doesn’t want that?

Dr Oz: Pre-Dinner Snacks

Do this routine 1-2 hours before dinner to help you lose 8 lbs per year.

Dr Oz Mini Pizza Pocket Recipe

Dr Oz gave healthy snack recipes like Cheesy Apple Sandwiches.

Tianna, an audience member, stated that she would love to lose 8 lbs and go down a dress size. She told Dr Oz that she would feel even more fabulous than she already was. (No lack of self-esteem here, folks!)

Dr Oz demonstrated on Tianna how important it was to do the pre-dinner snack routine to lose weight. Dr Oz had Tianna bite into a deviled egg (but not swallow yet.) Dr Oz showed an image of Tianna’s organs (not her real organs, of course, just an animation.) Tianna swallowed the egg and it went down the esophagus. The protein in the egg goes inside the intestine. The food nourishes the bacteria so that all other food eaten—healthy and not so healthy—is broken down by that good bacteria. In other words, you get rid of all the bad stuff with the good stuff. The trick to losing weight while eating is to eat the right things to get your intestines to “play on your team.”

Pre-Dinner Snack Rules:

- 6 g fiber

- 10 g protein (turns on hormones and keeps you full)

- Limit snacks to 200 calories

Dr Oz: Thin Slice Prosciutto Recipe

Eat this 1-2 hours before dinner to give it time to work. This pre-dinner snack is 200 calories and specifically works to blast belly fat.

- 1 thin slice prosciutto
- 2% mozzarella string cheese
- 2 olives
- 1 cup of zucchini
- ¼ cup of chick peas

Dr Oz had several audience members taste this snack and they loved it. (This one looked really good!)

Dr Oz: Mini Pizza Pocket Recipe

- 1 mini whole-wheat pita pocket
- 1 oz 2% reduced fat mozzarella cheese
- 2 Tbsp of pasta sauce (contains lycopene)
- 1 cup of spinach
- 2 onion slices

Dr Oz had Tianna try it and she loved it. Being a pizza fan—even without tons of meat—I’m sure I would’ve loved it too!

Dr Oz: Skinny Dips & Chips Recipe

This helps to boost your metabolism, which will help you shed the pounds quicker.

- 1/2 cup of 2% Greek yogurt
- 1 tsp of walnuts
- garlic
- black pepper
- 1 tsp of hot sauce
- ½ oz of blue potato chips (Blue potato chips contain a compound to trick your body into thinking it is thin.)
-1 cup of cherry tomatoes

The way Tianna kept digging into the chips, I assumed she enjoyed this snack.

Dr Oz Cheesy Apple Sandwich Recipe

This snack helps to fight off the last bit of the weight you’re trying to lose and, yes, like the other snacks, is only 200 calories, so eat up! Dr Oz said this snack was his favorite.

- 4 apple slices
- 3 Tbsp of low-fat ricotta cheese
- 10 almonds
- lemon juice

Directions: Core the apple and cut into rounds. Take 2 slices and spread on ricotta cheese. Sprinkle on some almonds and lemon juice. You can enjoy 2 apple slices for only 200 calories.

Dr Oz’s Favorite Snacks

Dr Oz says to buy snacks with built in portion control to help control calories.

- Blue Diamond Oven Roasted Almonds (Click here to buy them!)
- Wholly Guacamole Snack Packs – 4.99 for a 6 pack
- Peanut Butter & Co Easy Squeezy Packs – $10 for a pack of 10

Which sounds like your favorite snack? Leave a message and let me know. Me? I’m more partial to the pizza.

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Comments to Dr Oz: Pizza Pockets, Skinny Dip & Cheesy Apple Sandwich Recipes

  1. Jess - female says:

    The most helpful program on TV.

    I have a suggestion: Is it possible to encompass the concerns of senior citizens too?

    Dr. Oz is a very worthwhile person on this planet. Thank you Dr. Oz for your work and for sharing your deep perception of the human condition and extensive knowledge thereof with the world…Jess

  2. Margaret Burton says:

    I would like to know how to get the free launch bag

  3. Please tell me how to get a free lunch bag

  4. Rhonda Matthews says:

    II am trying to sign up for the free lunch bag that they had on the Feb 17th show. thank you very much

  5. Rhonda Matthews says:

    I am very interested in receiving this free lunch bag/tote that they had offered on the Feb 17th show.

  6. I am interested in that nice lunch bag that you offer on todays show.

  7. How can I get lunch bag?

  8. Where can you get blue potato chips. Went to three stores including our co-op and counldn’t find any.

  9. I want to know how to get the lunch bag. I watch your program every night and I love the receipes you have on them and I surely will try them to lose belly fat.

  10. Dr. Oz, love your show. Was wondering how
    To get the FREE lunch bag you advertised
    On todays show Friday.
    Aloha thank you love all your healthy ideas
    Nancy

  11. where do you find blue potatoe chips and what are they made of?

  12. Julieann Catano says:

    How do I get a free lunch bag

  13. Lillian Ranucci says:

    February 17, 2012
    I want to know how to get the free snacks lunch bag. I searched online to apply but couldn’find where to send for it. .I watch your program everyday . I have learned so much from your show I tell all my Family & Friend to tune in on your show. I can’t brag enough about how educational & pleasurable it is.
    PLEASE REPLY ————— THANK YOU Lillian from Warwick RI

  14. Robin Landry says:

    Can i get a free lunch bag

  15. Kandi Burt says:

    Would i be able to receive Dr. Oz’ free luch bag? Thank you!

  16. would love to know recipe for popcorn dr oz made on today 2/24/2012 show???

  17. Margaret R Dance says:

    How can i get the free lunch bag with all the snack attack recipes.

  18. I Watch your show alot and I’ve learned so much already!
    How may I receive your black lunch bag with recipes included.
    Also would like the popcorn recipe.
    Thank you for caring and sharing!

  19. was looking to get lunch bag and popcorn recipe

  20. Michelle Jackman says:

    I really like some of the snack ideas that Dr. Oz comes up with. However, he uses ingredients that are hard to find and when you do find them they are so expensive that people like me can’t afford them. I wish he would come up with something for us poor people! I can’t find blue potato chips anywhere! I can order them off of Amazon for like $ 44 bucks per small bag or 88 cents an ounce. I can’t afford to pay that for some chips when I only pay around that for about 3 meals.

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