NBC Chicago Fitness Club Coach Helps Chicagoland Teen Reinvent Himself

Dominick Ruane Lost 86 pounds!

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    NBC Chicago Fitness Club coach Saran Dunmore is whipping teens into shape on MTV's new show, "I Used to Be Fat." (Published Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011)

    Dominick Ruane changed his attitude tward food and exercise, and now he's writing an e-cookbook full of healthy recipes and going to culinary school! Here's one of Dominick's favorite recipes:

    Roasted Red Pepper Chicken Pesto:

    1 skinless boneless chicken breast
    1 red bell pepper, roasted and mashed
    2T dried basil
    3T olive oil
    2t garlic powder
    1t salt
    Sprinkle of parmesan cheese
    1 whole wheat tortilla wrap
    chopped tomato
    chopped romaine

    Grill or bake chicken breast until cooked through.  Let stand for 5 minutes.  While chicken is cooling combine basil, oil, Garlic, salt and parmesan cheese in a bowl.  Remove skin from roasted red pepper, remove the stem and seeds, mash pepper, and mix into pesto.  Dice chicken breast and mix with pesto.  Put chicken in wrap and combine with some tomato and romaine lettuce.