Get Your Best Body Ever: The Diet Plan
Power Up, Slim Down
Kick off the New Year with this energizing eating plan that will melt fat, shrink your waist, and still let you enjoy waffles, tacos, and pasta. Simply choose from the meals and snacks on these pages for a total of 1,500 calories a day. Combine the diet with our workout and you'll drop 10 pounds in just one month. Follow the plan longer and you'll lose even more -- and never feel deprived.A Sample Day on the Get Your Best Body Ever Diet Plan
Multigrain Waffles with Warm Strawberry Sauce
Toast 2 multigrain waffles. Toss 1 cup sliced strawberries with 1 teaspoon sugar; microwave for 45 seconds and spoon over waffles. Top with 2 tablespoons sliced almonds.
Chicken and Spinach Salad
Whisk together 1 tablespoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Arrange 1 cup baby spinach; 3 ounces diced, skinless rotisserie chicken breast; 1 tablespoon chopped pecans; and 1 tablespoon dried tart cherries on a plate; drizzle with dressing. Serve with a small whole wheat roll.
Microwave 1 tablespoon chocolate chips for 30 seconds. Drizzle chocolate over 7 small pretzel twists. Let cool for 15 minutes.
Salmon with Mango Salsa
Cube 1 medium potato and toss with 1 tablespoon olive oil. Season potatoes and 4 ounces salmon with salt and pepper to taste. Preheat broiler. Place potatoes on a baking sheet and broil for 10 minutes. Remove from broiler and add salmon. Return to broiler for 10 minutes or until fish is opaque. Combine 1/2 mango, cubed; 1 tablespoon lime juice; 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro; and diced jalapeno to taste. Spoon salsa over salmon and serve alongside potatoes.
Follow this workout plan to drop 10 pounds this month; stick with it to keep on slimming. We've made it easy to achieve even long-range weight-loss goals by including two extra months of progress-boosting adjustments.
Sign up for the complete Get Your Best Body Ever plan and you'll get weekly meal plans, workouts, playlists, and more sent right to your e-mail inbox. You can also log these meals and the other foods you eat to keep track of your calories!
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