Do you want to lose 10, 30, 50 or more pounds? Have you recently reached your weight loss goal but want to maintain it? Are you willing to dedicate yourself to a healthy lifestyle? Then this blog is for you!

I have lost 118 pounds and have maintained the weight loss for two years. One of the things I have learned during the weight loss process is that it is much easier to reach and maintain your goal weight if you surround yourself with like-minded individuals to support you in the process (whether they be in person or online).

I also have learned that learning as much as possible about healthy living gives you the knowledge and expertise needed to lose weight the “right” way. So this blog includes regular posts, a book list, website list, TV list, video list and book and website of the month. In addition, there is a recipe of the month and product review section. Visitors to Weight Loss Aficionado can just enjoy the site for informational purposes or can comment on posts, ask questions, share resources, their triumphs and pitfalls during the weight loss process.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Try Panko!

Panko is the Japanese word for bread crumbs. I have been hearing a lot about Panko but had never tried cooking with it before. So today I bought a package of the whole wheat version. It is lower in salt and fat than traditional bread crumbs and the consistency is different; Panko looks like flakes rather than crumbs. It is also lighter and crunchier than traditional breadcrumbs. 

It can be used in any recipe that traditional breadcrumbs are used in. I simply seasoned strips of chicken in Adobo and Dijonnaise then dipped the chicken in Panko, sprayed both sides lightly with Pam and baked for 25 minutes turning the strips over half way through the cooking cycle. It was delicious!

No comments:

Post a Comment