Category: weight loss

Weight Loss Recipes that You Should Try

Losing weight has become a "must" in our days due to high-calorie intake from fast-foods, restaurants, or pre-packed food delivery. It is the informational era where time is running against us, leaving home cooking (almost) in oblivion. But when heath problems or excess fat appear, each of us finds at least one hour to cook something healthy and why not, with slimming features.

 

Weight loss foods are not tasty?

This sentence is one of the most searched regarding slimming diets, but it isn't true. Foods with slimming features can be delicious if you have the right recipe for them and some skills in the kitchen. Most of them have low calories, therefore, a lot of ingredients are out of these recipes or are allowed for a limited quantity of use. There is a BUT though, low calorie and limited ingredients, doesn't mean the dish is not tasty, you can make it tasty!

 

 

You can try weight loss recipes from Susan Dale's Cookbook

I searched and searched for tasty recipes for my slimming diet, but no cookbook did the trick... until I found Susan Dale's cookbook. Besides the fact she has a lot of kinds with this feature (including low calorie and low fat), the meals prepared after her recipes are very tasty and full of flavor. Trust me, I lost 6.4 pounds in less than 2 weeks, the meals are tasty, and the belly fat is visibly reduced.

 

 

Slimming Recipes:

1. Asian Chicken Wraps

 

Asian Chicken Wraps are actually wrapped in Asian cabbage, not in tortillas. This recipe is specially created by me to embrace slimming programs and for you to have a quick healthy meal.

Ingredients: 1 small Jalapeño Chili; 1 Tablespoon Garlic; 1/2 Tablespoon Fish Sauce; 2.5 Tablespoons Lemon Juice; 1/2 Water; 3 Tablespoons brown Sugar; 14 oz Chicken Breast; 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce; 1 Tablespoon Sesame; 1 Tablespoon Ginger; 1 Tablespoon Garlic; 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil; 12 big leaves from Asian Cabbage; 1 small Kapia Pepper; 2 small Carrots; 1/2 small Cucumber; 2 leaves Basil - Fresh;

STEPS:

  1. Remove seeds and white membrane, and mince the Jalapeno chili (about 1 Tbsp); Mince the garlic and ginger, squeeze the lemon for lemon juice, chop the cucumber, fresh basil, and kapia pepper. Then, cut lengthwise the carrots. The chicken breast must be boneless and skinless, then cut it into cubes.
  2. To prepare the sauce, add all ingredients for the sauce to a saucepan, and bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat, and let sit in the hot saucepan for 3–5 minutes. Chill in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes or until cold.
  3. Prepare the chicken by heating oil in a large wok or sauté pan. Add ginger and garlic, and stir fry briefly until cooked but not brown, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add chicken breast cubes, and continue to stir fry for 5–8 minutes.
  4. Add soy sauce and sesame seeds, and return to a boil for another 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat, and cover with lid to hold warm in hot sauté pan.
  5. Place one large Asian cabbage leaf on a plate, then add chicken cubes, chopped basil, carrots, cucumber, kapia pepper, and fold together. Serve two wraps with ¼ cup of sauce. Enjoy!

 

 

2. Chicken Ratatouille for Weight Loss

My recipe for Chicken Ratatouille is for persons who need to get slim. It is a healthy instant-pot dinner, low-calorie meal, and tasty.

Ingredients: 12 oz Chicken Breast; 1/2 Lb. fresh Mushrooms; 1 medium Green Bell Pepper; 1 small Eggplant; 2 Zucchini; 1 medium Onion; 1 Can - 14½ oz Canned Tomatoes; 1/2 Tablespoon Garlic; 1.5 teaspoons Basil - Dried; 1 Tablespoon Parsley - Fresh; 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil; 1/8 teaspoon black Pepper.

 

STEPS

  1. Rinse and slice the mushrooms, parsley, zucchini, and onion. Then, cut into 1-inch pieces the green bell pepper and eggplant, chop the tomatoes, and mince the garlic clove.
  2. Heat oil in a large nonstick pan. Add chicken (skinless), and sauté for about 3 minutes or until lightly browned.
  3. Add zucchini, eggplant, onion, green pepper, and mushrooms. Cook for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add tomatoes, garlic, basil, parsley, and black pepper. Stir and continue to cook for about 5 minutes.

 

 

3. Stir-Fried Chicken & Celery

 

Stir-Fried Chicken & Celery is one of the best Chinese recipes that I know. Simple, quick, healthy, and VERY tasty, it can be prepared with ease for lunch and dinner.

Ingredients: 12 oz Chicken Breast; 2 cups Celery Stalk; 1 cup Carrots; 1 Tablespoon fresh Scallions; 1 Tablespoon Ginger; 1 cup low-sodium Chicken Broth; 1 Tablespoon lite Soy Sauce; 1 Tablespoon Garlic; 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch; 2 Tablespoons Rice Vinegar; 1 Tablespoon Vegetable Oil; 1/2 Tablespoon Sesame Oil; 1 Tablespoon Sesame.

STEPS

  1. Cut into strips the chicken breasts and carrots, slice the celery and scallions, mince the ginger and garlic, and toast the sesame.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large wok or sauté pan. Add ginger, garlic, and scallions, and stir fry briefly until cooked, but not brown, about 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  3. Add celery and carrots, and continue to cook gently until the celery begins to soften.
  4. In a bowl, mix cornstarch with chicken broth, and add to the pan. Add rice vinegar, and bring to a boil over high heat. Lower temperature to a gentle simmer.
  5. Add chicken, and stir continually for 5–8 minutes.
  6. Add soy sauce, sesame oil, and sesame seeds, and mix gently. Enjoy!

 

4. Chicken & Mushroom Fricassee

 

Chicken & Mushroom Fricassee is a healthy recipe with slimming features, a great taste, and exceptional cooking timing. Hearty vegetables included!

Ingredients: 1 lb Chicken Breast; 10 oz white button Mushrooms; 3 cups low-sodium Chicken Broth; 1 cup Onion; 1 cup Leeks; 1 cup Potatoes; 1 cup Celery Seed; 1.5 Tablespoon Parsley - Fresh; 1 Tablespoon Fresh Chives; 1 Tablespoon juice from a Lemon; 1 Tablespoon Cornstarch; 2 Tablespoons fat-free Sour Cream; 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil; 1/2 teaspoon Salt; 1/4 teaspoon black Pepper.

 

STEPS

  1. Preheat oven to 350 ºF. Rinse and dice the chives, parsley, celery, potatoes, and leeks. Cut the chicken breast to the desired thickness.
  2. Heat olive oil in a medium-sized heavy-bottom roasting or braising pan (a large sauté pan with a metal handle will work as well). Add mushrooms to pan, and cook until golden brown, about 3–5 minutes. Add leeks, potatoes, celery, and pearl onions, and continue to cook until the vegetables become soft, about 3–5 additional minutes.
  3. Add chicken broth to the pan, and bring to a boil. Add chicken breasts to the pan, cover, and place in the heated oven for about 20 minutes or until the chicken breasts are tender when pierced with a fork (to a minimum internal temperature of 165 ºF).
  4. When chicken breasts are tender, remove them from the pan, return the pan to the stovetop, and bring the liquid to a boil. Add herbs and lemon juice.
  5. In a bowl, mix the cornstarch with the sour cream, and add to the pan. Bring back to a boil and then remove from the heat once boiling.
  6. Season with salt and pepper, and pour 1 cup of vegetables and sauce over chicken. Serve hot! Enjoy!

 

 

6. Sweet and Sour Chicken & Vegetables

 

Sweet and Sour Chicken is prepared after a popular Chinese recipe, one of the best I know. If you're into Asian dishes, this will "blow" your taste buds.

Ingredients: 12 oz Chicken Breast; 12 oz Frozen Vegetables; 1 cup low-sodium Chicken Broth; 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce; 1 tablespoon Asian hot Chili Sauce; 1 tablespoon Ginger; 1 tablespoon fresh Scallions; 1 tablespoon Garlic; 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar; 2 tablespoons brown Sugar; 1 tablespoon Cornstarch; 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil.

 

STEPS

  1. Thaw frozen vegetables in the microwave (or place the entire bag in a bowl of hot water for about 10 minutes). Set aside until step 6. Meanwhile, mince the ginger, scallions, and garlic.
  2. Heat oil in a large wok or sauté pan on medium heat. Add ginger, garlic, and scallions, and stir fry until cooked, but not brown, about 2–3 minutes.
  3. Add the rice vinegar, chili sauce, and brown sugar to the pan, and bring to a simmer.
  4. In a bowl, mix cornstarch with chicken broth, and add to the pan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Lower temperature to a gentle simmer.
  5. Add chicken, and stir continually for 5–8 minutes
  6. Add the vegetables and mix gently. Simmer with lid on to reheat, about 2 minutes.
  7. Add soy sauce, and mix gently for about 2 minutes.
  8. When done, divide into four even portions, and serve. Enjoy!

 

 

7. Black-Eyed Peas with Chard

 

Besides the fact that black-eyed peas are very tasty, you can use this vegan dish to help you with the weight-loss diet.

 

Ingredients: 24 ounce Black-Eyed Peas; 6 large stalks of Chard; 2 small Onion; 1 sprig Fresh Rosemary; 3 tablespoons extra virgin Olive Oil; 4 cups Water; 2 Bay Leaves; 1 teaspoon Sea Salt; 1 teaspoon Pepper.

 

STEPS

  1. Put the water in a large pot and add the rosemary, bay leaves, onions, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low, and simmer to produce a flavorful broth, about 40 minutes.
  2. Remove the rosemary and bay leaves. Add the chard to the pot, and simmer until tender, about 15 minutes.
  3. Strain, reserving 1 cup of the liquid. Return the liquid and the greens to the pot and stir in the black-eyed peas, and let the heat on low for another 2-3 minutes. Canned peas are soft, so be careful not to crush them. Season with salt and pepper. You can serve over rice. Enjoy!

 

 

8. Japanese Lettuce & Teriyaki Chicken

 

When it comes to losing weight or belly fat is best to have poultry meat on the table instead of any other type. The Lettuce & Teriyaki Chicken prepared in Japanese style is one of the tastiest meals for this particular reason.

Ingredients: 1.1 Lb. Chicken Tenderloins; 2 Tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce; 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce; 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil; 4 large leaves from Lettuce; 1 green Capsicum; 2 medium Carrots; 2 Beetroot; 1 medium Cucumber; 1 medium Avocado; 1 cup long grain white Rice.

 

STEPS

  1. Wash the vegetables and the chicken meat, then slice them finely (lengthwise).
  2. Mix teriyaki and soy sauce in a bowl, add chicken meat and marinate for 30 minutes or more. Meanwhile, cook rice noodles according to packet instructions.
  3. Combine vegetables in a large bowl. Heat the olive oil in a frypan over medium-high heat and add the chicken meat when pan begins to sizzle. Cook chicken tenderloins for 10 minutes or until chicken has browned.
  4. After the chicken tenderloins are cooked, mix with the vegetables and noodles and place the mixture portioned on every lettuce leaf.

 

 

Only 8 Recipes?

Until now, I tried only 8 slimming recipes, but I will update this article when I will try some more. If you have tried weight loss recipes from Susan Dale's cookbook, let me know and I will update them.

 

 

More steps to follow for weight loss diet

  1. Eat meals with high protein intake, especially breakfast.
  2. Avoid sugary drinks, especially carbonated drinks.
  3. Drink water before meals, not after. You should wait at least 30 minutes after meals until you should drink again. Some say you should wait 1h30m.
  4. Choose slimming-friendly foods (like shown above).
  5. Eat foods that contain soluble fiber.
  6. Drink coffee and tea... a lot of tea (especially green ones)
  7. When you eat, chew slowly.
  8. Combine with sports. Indoor and/or outdoor.

Troubling Eating Habits?disorders?


A new study says that 6 out of 10 American women are ?disordered eaters.? They have unhealthy obsessions with food, their body and eating behaviors. This isn?t just the teens and twenties population this includes women in their 30?s and 40?s of all ethnic backgrounds.

Many women including myself at times do not have a healthy relationship with food or their body. Many women spend half their time thinking about food and meal planning. Some restrict themselves to the same foods everyday. Then there are some that weigh themselves every morning and their mood is determined by what the scale says. I know when the scale goes up I automatically think I need to get some additional exercise in today.

Sound familiar? It should: According to a survey sixty-five percent of American women who responded are disordered eaters. Eating habits that women think are normal such as eliminating carbs, skipping meals and, in some cases, even dieting itself may actually be symptoms of the syndrome. Although disordered eating doesn?t have the lethal potential of anorexia or bulimia, it can really cause havoc in your emotional and physical health

According to the survey which gathered responses from 4,000 women ages 25 to 45 to a detailed questionnaire about their eating habits and found that most disordered eaters fall into one or more of six categories. Calorie prisoners are terrified of gaining weight, tend to see food as good or bad and feel extremely guilty if they indulge in something that?s off-limits. Secret eaters binge on food at home or wherever they won?t be found out. Career dieters may not know what to eat without a plan to follow; despite their efforts, they?re more likely than other types to be overweight or obese. Purgers are obsessed with ridding their body of unwanted calories by using laxatives, diuretics or occasional vomiting. Food addicts eat to make themselves feel better - soothe stress, deal with anger, even celebrate a happy event; they constantly think about food. Extreme exercisers work out despite injury or exhaustion and solely for weight loss; they are overwhelmed if they miss a time to workout. Many disordered eaters piece together a mix of destructive habits such as a calorie prisoner and an exercise addict. Others may shift between categories over the years, going from restricting to bingeing to purging, for instance.

This survey was a real eye opener to me. As a society, we don?t see the problem of disordered eaters. A few eat nutritiously and exercise moderately. The rest turn to unsafe tricks. The result is failure; severe measures don?t work. So how can we get healthier? We need to go about change. First stop restricting your diet and embrace a healthy lifestyle. Bring in more healthy foods. Try to eat more often by including snacks in your day. Always start your day with a healthy well balanced breakfast. Studies show the people who eat breakfast maintain a healthier body than those who choose to skip it. Make steps to separate mood from food which is probably the most challenging. Listen to your stomach ? eat when you?re hungry. Lastly do it for the girls in your life so we can have a healthier future for them.

Hypnosis For Weight Loss: How To Lose Weight Without Even Trying


weight loss hypnosis is closely rooted in Freudian psychology of the power of subconscious exploration and manipulation. Psychoanalysts and other psychologists of this line believe our subconscious thoughts explain most of our actions.

Hypnosis for weight loss is helping a lot of people from all walks of life with their weight management problems. In fact, some very famous movie stars work with qualified weight loss hypnosis therapist to maintain their weight and figure. But unlike the other fad diets we hear about weight loss hypnosis programs do not get much media coverage. hypnosis for weight loss is vastly different those performances you see on stage or on television.

By using hypnosis for weight loss programs you are giving your unconscious mind a clear detailed game plan of what you want to happen. The human brain only achieves goals when a clear blueprint is established in the mind.

How Does Hypnosis Help?

weight loss hypnosis is best described as a state in which the individual is induced to ?re-program? their behavior and thinking towards food, exercise and other activities that encourage healthy eating. The same techniques are also being used, with increasing frequency in recent years to treat people with smoking problems, sleep disorders, irritable bowel syndrome and pain control. weight loss hypnosis is at the opposite end of this spectrum of control.

weight loss hypnosis has been said to instantly change the way you think and feel about food. Many people have also been smoke free for years because of hypnosis. Hypnosis can change the way your brain thinks, the way it perceives things for example overeating is addictive for many people but with hypnosis you can get into your unconscious mind and turn around the old habits that we?ve developed around food. Hypnosis is all about giving you back your control; you could be slim and still benefit from this type of weight loss program if you still find it a struggle to keep your weight down.

How Does Weight Loss Hypnosis Work?

Weight loss hypnosis requires that we affirm a new self and release the old overweight behaviors by interrupting them and conditioning in new patterns that are healthy and helpful. If the old pattern is eating sugary and fatty foods then the new pattern needs to be a ritual of eating fresh vegetables, nuts, seeds, fruit and clean water.

In truth, weight loss hypnosis is rated to be in the second place compared with the typical balanced diet and exercise programs.

self-hypnosis Weight Loss Tapes/CDs

Self-hypnosis weight loss CDs are a tool that, that allows you to be in direct communication with your subconscious mind. With self-hypnosis, you tell your mind what that you?d like to happen. Self-hypnosis is actually used by many people to enhance a prayerful or meditative state of mind. Self-hypnosis isn?t hard and can be mastered by everyone.

One of the best things about self-hypnosis weight loss CDs are that you can use recordings rather than you having to visit a hypnotists and of course, its all done in the comfort of your own home, at a time that suits you.

Finally

Weight Loss Hypnosis may sound tedious at first, yet, if done correctly, you will realize that suddenly you can follow any diet or gym routine that you have picked up for yourself without forcing yourself through it. You will learn to enjoy the diet routine because of your changed mindset towards food. Self-hypnosis for weight loss is not just about solving problems and changing unwanted habits. Hypnosis for weight loss can effectively provide a person with the motivation that they need to maintain a healthy diet and stay on track. Hypnosis is a way to retrain the subconscious mind, by focusing on the part of the mind that is responsible for cravings and impulses.

Brown Sea Vegetation – Not As Bad As You Might Think !!!


Out of the three sea plant categories, the red sea plants, the green sea plants, and the brown sea plants, brown sea plants are the most commonly known around the world.

Brown sea plants are found in the many kelp beds around the world, and are usually the ones we have to deal with when swimming in the coast. Brown sea plants are good for your body because of what all they can do.

They contain alginic acid which combines with the toxins that are in your intestines and it makes it to where they can not be digested, and then it carries them out of your body.

The vitamins and minerals most commonly found in brown sea plants can include iodine, calcium, copper, Vitamin E, zinc, silicon, chlorophyll, and more. All of these vitamins and minerals are needed in your body every day. The food pyramid that you learned back in elementary school, is based on the intake of these vitamins and minerals.

This means that, where as the pyramid calls for eight servings of something per day just to get the right fill, you could replace that with a type of brown sea vegetation instead.

There is one type of brown plant, the Fucus Gardener, which is used for heart burn control. Brown sea vegetation has a high amount of alginic acid in it, which is only found in sea grown plants.

Some scientists even believe that eating some types of brown sea vegetation can help lower the risks for neurological problems such as schizophrenia. Brown sea plants also don't taste as bad as they may look.

Brown sea vegetation in all is actually one of the few types of plant that can give you more of what you need without the plant having to be put through all different types of processes. There are no factories needed for these plants, and no risky pesticide either.

Green Sea Vegetation

While Green sea vegetation does not offer as much as the other two do, what it lacks in quantity, it makes up for with what It can do. Green sea plants can be found in both salt and fresh water, can be either really small or really large, and has the biggest amount of chlorophyll in the plant world.

Unlike the other sea plant types, green sea plants depend almost entirely on the sun, and are more commonly found in shallow waters. The benefits of eating green sea plants in a diet is that they help boost your immune system, can be used for stomach pains and problems, and can also fight allergic reactions.

Green sea plants can also help make your liver healthier, controls blood clotting, fights free radicals, lowers cholesterol levels, enhances skin, decreases high blood pressure, and stabilizes blood sugar in the body.

The studies that have been done on some green sea plants has come up with some really good findings. The plants showed the ability to reduce fat cells, kill cells that cause diseases, and all together clean the body of toxins.

The things that green sea plants can do are simply amazing, they have been shown to kill some cancerous cells in the human body, have been used for years to stop infections, lower inflammations and help maintain healthy cells in the nerves of our body.

They also have a high number of iron in them, more then that found in an egg yolk. Due to this, green sea plants are also used to help with problems caused by having low iron in the body. Arthritis is also some what cured with these plants and they can be used to help with osteoporosis as well.

With everything that this small group can do, it's a wonder why we have not been eating and using sea plants in our lives to help with so many of the problems we have. Just this small group can do more for us then what land plants can.

Stey Tuned for Article on Red Sea Vegation

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