Reach Your Better Body Goal: The Diet Plan
Eat Your Way Slim
No matter what your weight-loss goal -- to lose 10 pounds, shed ab flab, or trim inches from your thighs -- this diet plan will get you there. You'll munch bagels, burritos, and burgers and melt fat at the same time. Simply choose from the meals and snacks on these pages for a total of 1,500 calories a day. We guarantee you'll never feel hungry or deprived.A Sample Day on Our Plan
Breakfast: Greek Berry Waffles
Toast 2 low-fat whole wheat waffles and top with 1/2 cup fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt, 1 cup berries, and 1 teaspoon agave syrup or honey. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sliced fresh mint if desired.
Lunch: Southwest Chicken Orzo Salad
Combine 1/3 cup cooked whole wheat orzo; 3 ounces grilled chicken, diced; 1/2 cup halved cherry tomatoes; 1/4 cup diced cucumber; 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper; 2 radishes, thinly sliced; 2 tablespoons black beans; and 2 tablespoons corn. Whisk together 1 teaspoon olive oil, 2 teaspoons red wine vinegar, juice of one lime, pinch of cumin, pinch of chili powder and, if desired, 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro. Drizzle over salad.
Snack: 1/2 cup mango sorbet with 1 tablespoon chocolate sauce
Dinner: Asian Turkey Burger
Mix 4 ounces lean ground turkey with 1 teaspoon chopped scallion and 1 tablespoon soy-ginger or other Asian marinade. Form into a patty and grill 6 to 7 minutes per side. Place on 1 toasted whole wheat bun; top with spicy ketchup (1 tablespoon ketchup with 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce). Serve with a side of 1 1/2 cups broccoli slaw mix combined with 1/2 cup sliced red bell pepper, 1 tablespoon chopped scallion, and 2 tablespoons sesame-ginger or other Asian vinaigrette.
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