Losing weight is often a priority in everyone’s life. Here are some simple ingredients that will help you shed pounds.
Beans – Beans are inexpensive, filling and very versatile. It is also a good source of protein and high in fiber. Since beans take longer to digest, most people will notice that they will stay full for longer.
Soup – Homemade soups are packed with protein and vegetables. Plus, if you don’t add cream they don’t contain a lot of calories. Soups can also be pre-made and frozen, making it an easy meal to carry to work or put together for dinner.
Dark chocolate – If you have a sweet tooth and are looking for a healthy treat; dark chocolate is your best bet. Dark chocolate contains less sugar and is rich enough not to make you want more than a few squares.
Pureed vegetables – Pureed vegetables are an excellent base for pasta or casseroles as they are low in calories, packed with nutrients and fiber.
Eggs – Eggs are packed with protein, are versatile and easy to make. Look at eating two eggs for breakfast with toast or hard boil a few eggs to add to salads.
Nuts – Snacking on a small handful of almonds, peanuts, walnuts, or pecans, is a great way to stay full till you eat your next meal.
Yogurt – Low-fat Greek yogurt or traditional yogurt is low in calories, packed with protein and probiotics.