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Your Flat Belly Eating Plan

1/5 Levi Brown
Breakfast

Orange-Pomegranate Ricotta Toast
1/4 cup low-fat ricotta cheese mixed with 2 tsp honey
1 slice whole-wheat toast
1 navel orange
1 Tbsp pomegranate seeds*
3/4 tsp nutmeg

 

*This crimson fruit may increase fat burn and weight loss, research shows. The seeds appear to activate proteins that control fat metabolism.

 

Total: 291 calories

2/5 Levi Brown
Lunch
Wild Rice and Kale Salad
1/2 cup cooked wild rice*
1 cup kale, chopped
1/2 cup cauliflower pieces
1 cup cherry tomatoes
2 Tbsp sunflower seeds
1 oz crumbled blue cheese
2 tsp olive oil
1 1/2 tsp lemon juice

 

Toss first six ingredients. Combine oil and lemon juice, and drizzle on top.

 

*Technically a grass, this grain has fewer calories, more protein, and less fat than the almighty brown rice.

 

Total: 431 calories

3/5 Levi Brown
Snack
13 Mary's Gone Crackers Original Seed crackers
1 Wholly Guacamole* 100-Cal Snack Pack, Classic
12 strips yellow pepper

 

*Avocado contains healthy fats that can curb snack urges.

 

Total: 257 calories
4/5 Levi Brown
Dinner
Cod with Rosemary Polenta and Beans
3 oz cod
1 tsp chopped fresh parsley
Dash of salt
Dash of pepper
1/4 cup dry polenta
1/2 cup milk, 1% fat
1 Tbsp pine nuts
1/2 tsp rosemary*
1/2 cup cooked green beans

 

Season cod with parsley, salt, and pepper, then steam for 8 minutes. Cook polenta with milk, per package instructions, then top with pine nuts and rosemary. Serve with green beans.

 

*Fight flab with flavor: This herb's carnosic acid appears to help reduce weight gain.

 

Total: 352 calories

5/5 Levi Brown
Snack*

1 medium sweet potato, microwaved
2 Tbsp nonfat Greek yogurt
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 Tbsp chopped pecans

 

*Creating healthy treats is key for dieting without feeling deprived. Think of this as sweet-potato pie minus the trans fat, which has been linked to belly blub.

 

Total: 169 calories

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