Preparing the right dishes according to these recipes with the help of a photo is easy and simple, and each of them can be a great example of a healthy diet and lead to weight loss.
Pasta with Vegetables and Chicken
Boil pasta (from durum wheat) without adding salt. Cut small zucchini into thin circles (do not peel the peel from the vegetable), add green beans and broccoli to it. Stew vegetables in a pan by adding a little soy sauce or teriyaki sauce. Chicken breast cut into small pieces, add to vegetables. After cooking, vegetables and chicken can be mixed with pasta or served separately.
Fish with White Sauce
This slimming recipe is good in that the ingredients can be varied according to personal preference. The sauce can be prepared in advance: mix a couple of spoons of sour cream (with a low percentage of fat content) with a pinch of nutmeg and black pepper. Add chopped (preferably in a blender) salted or pickled cucumber, a small spoonful of mustard.
Cook fish: for this, you can take any white sea fish (cod, sea bass, hake, tilapia, halibut), free from the skin and bones, pour a small amount of lemon juice, put on a baking sheet and bake. You can do this by first adding vegetables to the fish – leek sliced in thin rings is perfect. After cooking, serve with white sauce, sprinkle with caraway seeds on top.
Small zucchini (the smaller the better) cut in half lengthwise, remove the pulp from them. Grate some cheese first. Add it to the pulp of zucchini, seasoning with garlic and a mixture of Provence herbs. Fill each of the halves with the mixture. Cut the cherry tomatoes into 2 parts and put into the “boats” along the entire length. Sprinkle finely chopped parsley, cilantro or onion on top.
Tip: in such recipes it is better to use Adyghei cheese – it is a low-calorie product that allows you to not add salt to the dish, contributing to weight loss.
Couscous with Vegetables and Fish
Couscous – groats, which helps to normalize the salt balance in the body, significantly reduces cholesterol and leads to weight loss. Recipes with this grits can significantly diversify the usual diet for weight loss. You can cook couscous in a double boiler or boiling in water. It takes only 5 minutes. You can add any stewed vegetables to the cooked cereals, but it is best combined with young green peas, carrots, onions and bell peppers. You can eat couscous as a side dish with grilled red fish or grilled in the oven.
Vegetable and Bean Slimming Salad
Boil 2 types of beans: white and red. Add diced tomato. Supplement the salad with corn grains and finely chopped dill and parsley. Dress salad 1/3 of wine vinegar (as an option: you can add finely chopped onions previously pickled in vinegar) or lemon juice, pepper.
Tip: in recipes for weight loss salads, it is better not to use canned beans, corn or peas, but to cook a dish of fresh ingredients – boil the beans, replace the baked or frozen corn, and also take fresh or frozen peas.
Shawarma for weight loss
This recipe is suitable for those who want to lose weight, while not denying themselves the usual food. As a pita bread, it is better to take a tortilla from whole grain flour. You can also cook it yourself. Instead of mayonnaise, grease pita bread with sour cream with the addition of chopped herbs (dill, parsley, green onions, basil, you can use combinations of various spices without monosodium glutamate). Sliced chicken, stew in soy sauce. Put sauce, fresh cucumber (rings), avocado (thin slices), chicken, lettuce and pomegranate seeds in the center of the tortillas. Wrap envelopes or roll.
Slimming Recipe: Stuffed Mushrooms
This recipe can be a substitute for pizza with proper nutrition and weight loss. Champignons are better to take more. Separate the legs from the mushroom caps. Finely chop the legs, add to them broccoli, sorted into inflorescences, bell pepper cubes and tomato cubes. Stuff mushroom caps with this mixture, sprinkle with cheese on top. Bake in the oven.
This is one of the variations of tomato and cucumber salad recipes, which is an integral part of the slimming menu. Cherry tomatoes are cut in half, fresh cucumber is cut into thin strips, the onions are pre-marinated in wine vinegar. Mix everything by adding arugula, sprinkle with spices on top.