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Effective Diet Recipes To Lose Weight

Today we are sharing effective diet recipes to Lose weight. Before you set high expectations of shedding the pounds, keep in mind that the recipes featured here will yield the best results if you combine this diet with exercise and proper hydration.

Most people today are affected by obesity. Seeing people being so overweight now seems to be the new “normal”. Obesity is a health disorder that threatens your health and overall well-being is a serious disorder and should be addressed. Thousands of people die each day due to weight-related ailments. Combating this weight problem is not impossible and there are now so many options available to us to remove the excess weight. One of the best things we can still do though is to watch what we eat and to take care of our bodies.

Many people are still on this “journey” to finding the best diet and alternatives out there so they can lose weight. Often, it just involves them trying different fad diets, shelling money for pills and other stuff that promises them they can be skinny. Sadly, at the end of the day none of the things they invested their money on fails.

Let us abandon this mindset because it is never healthy. Keep in mind, nothing beats dedication, hard work, and proper nutrition for effective, long-lasting weight loss.
The recipes featured here will serve as your starting guide. May you find more recipes to add to your list as you continue on your weight loss journey.

Miraculous Soup

This soup is low in calories so you can eat this whenever you have those “hunger pangs”.

Ingredients

3 white onions
1 green bell pepper
1 red bell pepper
2 tomatoes
1 whole cabbage head
1 bunch of celery
2 carrots
750ml water
Salt and pepper to taste
(Optional) Choose from these spices as to which ones you’d want to go in with your soup: ginger, paprika, bay leaves, chili powder, curry powder, garlic salt etc.

Preparation

Dice all vegetables in an even size to make sure they cook evenly.
In a soup pot, pour in 750ml water and slowly add the vegetables.
Season the soup with your chosen spices, salt and pepper according to your taste.
Let the soup boil for 10 minutes or until the soup is soft. Serve and enjoy!

Carrot and Parsley Juice

This carrot and parsley juice goes great with the Miraculous soup recipe. When taken together, they help accelerate weight loss. Carrot and parsley have fat-reducing and diuretic properties that will help you lose excess water weight and burn fat. Take one glass of this juice every day, preferably in the morning before you exercise.

Ingredients

2 oranges
2 carrots
1 glass of water (200 ml)
1 bunch of parsley

Preparation

Wash all the carrot and parsley.
Roughly chop the parsley and set aside.
Dice the carrots and set aside.
Cut the two oranges in half and extract the juice.
In a blender, combine the carrots, parsley, orange juice, and water.
Blend until thoroughly combined. Pour in your favorite glass and enjoy!

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3 Very Easy Fat-Burning Recipes

Fat. That one word alone conjures up emotions that range from fear to disgust. Fear that we are all getting fat and disgusted that we eat too much fatty food in this day and age.
Fat-fighting is a pillar in any weight loss regimen but losing weight and trying to keep those unwanted pounds off is not an easy process at all. One of our biggest hindrances in this fight is our diet. Eating unhealthy is just so easy!
We all know that eating lots of good stuff like food rich in fiber, protein, healthy carbohydrates, and greens are the key to boosting our metabolism and shedding the weight off. By following a sensible diet we are also able to keep our body well-fueled and feel full all day.

If your biggest problem is how to incorporate these goodies into your calorie-burning menu, you can start with these five easy and simple recipes. The best part is that you can make these fat-fighting recipes in thirty minutes or even less! Get your kitchen ready and prepare these meals nice and easy.

1.) Omelet With Feta And Broccoli With A Side of Toast

Ingredients

1 cup broccoli, chopped
2 large eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons feta cheese, crumbled
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
2 slices rye bread, toasted
Cooking spray of your own choice

Preparation

1. Be sure to use a nonstick skillet. Have a slight coating of cooking spray, place over medium heat. Toss in your chopped broccoli and let it cook for 3 minutes. (Do not overcook your vegetables)

2. In a small bowl combine your beaten eggs, feta cheese, and dried dill. Then, add egg mixture to the pan. Cook for about 3 to 4 minutes; flip omelet and cook 2 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with toast.

 

2.) Heavenly Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

Perfect early morning drink before you head to the office.

(Check out the Top Five Blenders For Your Juicing and Smoothing Needs)

Ingredients

3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled (Can be prepared the night before)
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 whole lemon (reserve the juice)
2 teaspoons agave nectar (honey can also be used)
1 small pear cut into pieces (leave the skin on)
2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
6-8 ice cubes

Preparation

Put all ingredients in blender. Blend until smooth. Drink cold.

 

3.) Fried Brown Rice with Edamame

Instead of ordering takeout try this very healthy dish that is easy on the tummy and on your budget.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cups cooked brown rice
2 large eggs, lightly beaten
2 cups coleslaw mix
1 cup frozen and thawed shelled edamame
2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon chile-garlic sauce
1/4 cup cilantro leaves
1/4 cup chopped peanuts

Preparation

Heat vegetable oil in a large heavy-bottomed skillet over high heat.
Add cooked brown rice; cook until heated through (about 1 minute).
Stir eggs into rice; cook 30 seconds.
Stir in coleslaw mix, edamame, soy sauce, and chile-garlic sauce; cook 2 minutes or until eggs are cooked and edamame are heated through. Serve rice topped with cilantro and peanuts.

 

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Simple Juice Recipes For Weight Loss

Fresh fruit and vegetables juices should be consumed daily as it makes us healthy and strong. More fresh vegetables and fruits intake could also help you lose weight, maintain your ideal weight, regulate your blood and sugar levels, and lessen the need for you to take in supplements but many people now are not consuming their required fruits and vegetables. Exercise is important for health and in order for you to be healthy proper nutrition should also be followed. Having various fruits and vegetable recipes at hand makes sure you can have lots of fun ways to consume fruits and vegetables and make it less boring.

Today, we are compiling our fun, easy, and tasty fruit and vegetable juice recipes for weight loss to add to your list. We make sure they’re easy to make but tastes just great.

Apple Ginger Juice Variant 1

Apple 4
Tangerines 2
Ginger ½ inch
Lime 1
Wash cut and peels all the ingredients then put them all in the juicer and start juicing.

Apple Blueberries Juice

Apple 5
Blueberries 2 handful
Wash and cut apple into small pieces. First, juice the blueberries and then juice the apples. Stir. Chill before drinking

Apple 1
Ginger 3 inches
Lemon 2
Water 363ml
Agave nectar 2 tablespoon (honey can also be used)

Wash and peel all the ingredients. Add apple, ginger and lemon juice in grinder. Gradually add the water to the juice. Add agave nectar or honey and blend again. Pour all in a tall glass and enjoy.

Apple Melon and Mint Juice

Melon 2 wedge slices
Apple 1
Pears 3
Small bunch of fresh mint
After washing and peeling the ingredients, cut them in small pieces. Pour all in the blender and make juice. Stir and enjoy the drink

Apple Orange Juice

Apple 2
Orange 2
Wash and make juice of both ingredients. Chill and enjoy.

We hope you enjoy this simple list. If you have any suggestions, kindly let us know so we can test it out in our kitchens.

 

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Weight loss is one of the hardest things we would embark in our lives – maintaining the ideal weight even more so. But there are a few hacks and tricks we can do to help us in our quest for losing weight. Here, we share our favorites. Our secret is eating lots of protein, filling up with fiber, and opting for healthy carbohydrates – all of these boost our metabolism and keep us full all day without the cravings.

If you are still learning how to work the calorie-count watch in your daily meals, you can start with our quick and easy recipes. We make sure that we try to include weight-loss friendly superfoods, and, the best part, they are all easy to make.

Broccoli & Ricotta Omelet with Toast

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Yield: 1 serving (1 omelet and 2 pieces toast)

Ingredients

Cooking spray / olive oil (whatever you prefer)
1 cup chopped broccoli
2 large eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons ricotta cheese, crumbled
1/4 teaspoon dried dill
2 slices bread, toasted (rye, gluten-free, wholegrain) choose whatever you prefer

Preparation

Put skillet on medium-low heat. Coat pan with cooking spray or your favorite olive oil. Add broccoli, and cook for 3 minutes.

In a bowl combine egg, ricotta, and dill.

Add egg mixture to pan.

Cook 3 to 4 minutes; flip omelet and cook 2 minutes or until cooked through.

Put cooked eggs on your serving platter.

Take the two pieces of bread and heat both sides on the skillet.

Serve with toast.

Banana with Honey Grapefruit

Dessert doesn’t have to be unhealthy. This simple fruit dessert will address your sweet cravings in a much healthier way, helping you slim down.

Ingredients

2 cups fresh grapefruit, diced. (You may use a 24-ounce jar of grapefruit if you don’t have fresh ones)
1 sliced banana (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon fresh chopped mint
1 tablespoon honey
½ of a whole lemon (optional)

Preparation

Peel and cut the fresh grapefruit into small pieces.
If you are using canned ones, drain grapefruit sections. (Reserve ¼ cup of the juice)

Combine the sliced bananas, the grapefruit and its juice (squeeze half a lemon for fresh grapefruit), and toss in a bowl together with the fresh mint.
Toss gently to coat.
Cover with plastic wrap and chill or you may eat it immediately.

Breakfast Oatmeal with Banana & Sunflower Seeds

Ingredients

2/3 cup water
1/3 cup steel-cut oatmeal
1 whole sliced banana
1 tablespoon unsalted sunflower seeds
1 teaspoon honey or agave

Preparation

1. Combine 2/3 cup water and 1/3 cup steel-cut oatmeal in a small microwave-safe bowl.
Microwave on HIGH 6 minutes.
(You can cook the oats on your stovetop too)

2. Take out of microwave and stir. Let stand for 2 minutes.

3. Top cooked oatmeal with banana slices, sunflower seeds, and honey. Mix. Enjoy!

Yogurt Fruit Parfait

Ingredients

3/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt (you can use Greek yogurt too)
1/3 cup sliced peaches
1/3 cup sliced oranges
1/3 cup sliced apples
3/4 cup puffed rice cereal (learn to make your own puffed rice here) https://www.leaf.tv/articles/how-to-puff-brown-rice-at-home/
2 tablespoons walnuts and almonds, toasted and chopped
1 tablespoon ground flaxseed
1 tablespoon maple syrup, agave nectar, or honey

Preparation

In a tall 4-cup container or jar (glass is preferred) layer half of the yogurt, fruit, cereal, nuts, flaxseed, and syrup.
Repeat this process forming sections with rest of the ingredients.
Top your tower creation with your choice of maple syrup, agave nectar, or honey.
Refrigerate overnight. Serve.

 

 

Lentil Sunflower Spread

Ingredients

2 cups cooked lentils or 1 (15-ounce) can lentils, rinsed and drained
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper
2 tablespoons sunflower seeds
1 celery stalk, finely diced
1 scallion, finely diced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2 pita breads, halved
1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves (optional)

Preparation

1. Combine lentils, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a blender; process until smooth.

2. Stir in sunflower seeds, celery, scallions, parsley, and mint.

3. Microwave pita bread at HIGH for 1 minute. Serve with spread.

Lemon Mint Water

Here’s a refreshing twist to the usual lemon water we usual take. The addition of lime, cucumber, and celery makes this drink not only healthy but extra special. Great for warm summers.

 

INGREDIENTS
Serving size: 6
1.5 L Water
1 lemon
1 lime
1 cucumber
1 celery stalk
10 mint leaves

PREPARATION
PREPARATION: 10 MIN COOKING: 0 MIN
Wash lemons, cucumber, celery and mint then dry.
Cut lemons, cucumber and celery into slices. Place them in a large carafe and pour the water.
Add the mint leaves and mix well.
Cover, place in refrigerator and let infuse overnight.
Drink the next day as a refreshing cold drink

Raspberry and Pomegranate Smoothie

 

INGREDIENTS
Serving size: 2

120 g grains of pomegranate
200 g fresh or frozen and thawed raspberries
10 ml almond milk
Ice cubes
Honey to taste (optional)

PREPARATION
Prep time: 5 minutes

Reserve a handful of pomegranate grains for decoration.

Finely blend all the ingredients in a blender.

Decorate with the reserved grains and drink your smoothie.