5 Best Recipes For Weight Loss You Can Prepare For Your Family and Friends

 “The doctor of the future will no longer treat the human frame with drugs, but rather will cure and prevent disease with nutrition.”
― Thomas Edison

Every time people think of what to eat for the day it would only give him two choices: go to the fast food chains or eat a snack from a bag. These two choices have always been a choice for people who are busy and do not have a spare time to prepare for some good quality meals. But have you ever wondered about how you can improve or solve this kind of a daily problem?

So, with that let me give you 5 best recipe for weight loss which you can try to prepare for yourself, your family or maybe with your friends.

1.) Chicken Caesar Salad

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Ingredients:

  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 large skinless and boneless chicken breasts
  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 8 lean bacon rashers, all visible fat removed, cut into thick strips
  • 30g Parmesan cheese, grated
  • 2 Little Gem lettuces, leaves separated, or 1 large cos lettuce, leaves torn into large pieces
  • 200g cherry tomatoes halved

For the dressing:

  • 200g fat-free natural fromage frais
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 level tsp mustard powder
  • juice of 1 lemon

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the grill to medium-high.
  2. Season the chicken, lightly spray with low-calorie cooking spray and grill for 6-7 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Remove from the grill and shred or slice thickly.
  3. Meanwhile, spray a heavy frying pan with low-calorie cooking spray, add the bacon strips and fry gently over a medium heat. When crisp, remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  4. Whisk all the dressing ingredients in a bowl until smooth. Stir in half the Parmesan and season well.
  5. Place the lettuce leaves and tomatoes in a bowl and toss with half of the dressing to coat thoroughly. Scatter over the chicken and bacon and finish with the remaining dressing and Parmesan, plus a good grinding of black pepper.
  6. Cool, cover and chill until you’re ready to eat.

2.) Baked Vegetable Frittata

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Ingredients:

  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 8 spring onions, finely sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 1 red chili, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 6 tbsp drained and finely chopped bottled roasted red peppers
  • 200g can sweetcorn kernels, drained
  • 200g fresh or frozen peas
  • 6 eggs, beaten
  • 4 tbsp finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 250g cooked macaroni
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instruction:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/160°C Fan/Gas 4. Spray a medium-sized ovenproof flan or pie dish with low-calorie cooking spray.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix to combine. Season well and transfer to the dish.
  3. Place in the oven and bake for 25-40 minutes or until the eggs have set and the frittata is golden brown.
  4. Remove from the oven and stand for 15-20 minutes. Cut into wedges and serve with a crisp green salad.

3.) Bacon Burger with BBQ relish

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Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch spring onions
  • 400g lean beef mince (5% fat or less)
  • 2 tsp freshly chopped parsley
  • 4 rashers of bacon, lean
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tbsp freshly chopped chives
  • Green salad leaves
  • 4 x 60g wholemeal rolls

Instructions:

  1. Finely slice the spring onions, place in a bowl with the beef, parsley, and seasoning. Combine with your hands and shape into 4 burgers about 10cm in diameter. Cover and chill for 30 minutes.
  2. Place the burgers under a medium/hot grill for 6-7 minutes on each side until cooked through. Add the bacon for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Layer the salad leaves, bacon, burger and relish in the rolls and serve immediately.

To make to relish:

  • Low-calorie cooking spray
  • 1 onion, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp mild chili powder
  • 225g passata
  • 3 tbsp sweetener
  • 4 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp mustard powder
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions:

  • Spray a pan with the low-calorie cooking spray and sauté the onion and chili powder over a high heat for 5 minutes until softened.
  • Stir in the remaining ingredients, bring to the boil and simmer for 10 minutes until thickened. Check the seasoning before serving hot or cold.

4.) Broccoli & Feta Omelet with Toast

Broccoli Feta Omelet with Toast

Ingredients

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

Instructions:

  • Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add broccoli, and cook 3 minutes.
  • Combine egg, feta, and dill in a small bowl. Add egg mixture to pan. Cook 3 to 4 minutes; flip the omelet and cook 2 minutes or until cooked through. Serve with toast.

5.) Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

 Spiced Green Tea Smoothie

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup strong green tea, chilled
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Juice of 1 lemon (2-3 TBSP)
  • 2 teaspoons agave nectar
  • 1 small pear, skin on, cut into pieces
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free plain yogurt
  • 6-8 ice cubes

Instructions:

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

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