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1 year ago
Your Flat Belly Day

1/5 Levi Brown
Breakfast

Tofu Scramble
1 tsp olive oil
4 oz soft tofu, crumbled
1/2 large red bell pepper, chopped
2/3 cup chopped baby portobello mushrooms
1 cup chopped spinach
1 Arnold Sandwich Thins 100% Whole Wheat
1 oz part-skim mozzarella
1/2 tsp oregano

 

Heat oil in a saute pan, then add tofu and vegetables. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring often. Serve on sandwich thin and top with cheese and oregano.

 

Happy news, vegetarians: Soy foods are as good as other proteins for helping you drop pounds on a low-calorie diet, a study found.

 

Total: 328 calories

 

2/5 Levi Brown
Snack

1 large apple, sliced
2 tsp almond butter
3/4 tsp cinnamon

 

This spice helps rein in blood-sugar spikes after a meal, making you less likely to crash--and inhale an entire bag of pretzels--before lunchtime.

 

Total: 187 calories

 

3/5 Levi Brown
Lunch

Autumn Pumpkin Mix
3/4 cup brussels sprouts
1 cup cubed pumpkin
2 tsp olive oil
1 oz crumbled goat cheese
2 Tbsp pistachios
1/2 medium pear, sliced
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 tsp yellow mustard

 

Toss brussels sprouts and pumpkin with oil and roast for 30 minutes at 350°F, turning halfway through. Remove from oven and toss with remaining ingredients.

 

Roasting squash brings out its natural sweetness. It's no brownie, but it will help satisfy your sweet tooth.

 

Total: 387 calories

 

4/5 Levi Brown
Snack

2 cups cauliflower florets
1 Tbsp olive oil
3 Tbsp grated Parmesan
Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Toss together and roast under a broiler for 10 minutes.

 

Not all white foods are bad: With immune-boosting vitamin C and more than four grams of fiber, this veggie should be on your plate.

 

Total: 238 calories

 

5/5 Levi Brown
Dinner

Chicken with Cheesy Broccoli Soup
1 cup chopped broccoli
1 cup chopped parsnips
3/4 cup nonfat chicken stock
1/4 cup low-fat shredded cheddar cheese
1 Tbsp sliced almonds
4 oz chicken breast
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt and pepper, to taste

 

Steam broccoli and parsnips, then puree with stock and cheddar; sprinkle with nuts. Bake chicken, top with lemon juice, and season.

 

Clear soups can help fill you up, but pureed ones taste richer, which can be more satiating.

 

Total: 360 calories

 

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