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The Slimming Superfoods Diet Plan

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500-Calorie Dinners

Coconut-Curry Chickpeas and Spinach

1/4 cup coconut milk + 2 cups frozen spinach, thawed + 3/4 cup chickpeas + 1/4 cup diced tomato + 1/2 teaspoon curry powder, combined and cooked until warmed through. Serve with 1/2 cup cooked brown rice.

Pumpkin-Quinoa Risotto

1 cup cooked quinoa + 1/4 cup canned pumpkin + 1/3 cup frozen peas, defrosted + 1 link chicken sausage, grilled and crumbled + 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan + 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil + 1 tablespoon walnut pieces, toasted, combined and cooked until warmed through.

Salmon Niçoise Salad

3 cups baby spinach + 3 ounces canned salmon + 1 tomato, chopped + 5 kalamata olives + 1 egg, hard-boiled and chopped + 1 small potato, boiled and sliced + 10 green beans, steamed + 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil + 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar

Fettuccine Avocado

1/2 avocado, mashed + 1 tablespoon chopped basil + 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil + 1/2 cup cauliflower florets, steamed + 1 1/4 cup cooked whole-grain fettuccine + 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts

Asian Salmon Burger

1 whole wheat sandwich roll spread with 2 teaspoons mayonnaise mixed with 1/2 teaspoon wasabi powder + 1 frozen salmon patty, grilled, baked, or panfried + 3 sprigs watercress. Serve with 4 ounces frozen sweet potato fries, baked.

Healthy Takeout Dinners

Ruby Tuesday Grilled Salmon with Roasted Spaghetti Squash and Grilled Zucchini (505 calories)

California Pizza Kitchen Half California Cobb Salad with Ranch Dressing and Beets (500 calories)

Applebee's Signature Sirloin with Garlic Herb Shrimp, Herbed Potatoes, and Seasonal Vegetables (500 calories)

Benihana Edamame + Miso Soup + California Roll (490 calories)

Next:  150-Calorie Snacks


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dswilliams65 wrote:

hmm, am I already doomed to fail? The only foods I like from this list are almonds and quinoa :/

2/16/2013 08:37:59 PM Report Abuse
slsob1 wrote:

i think its a no brainer that if people ate pears instead of cookies they would lose weight..

1/18/2013 08:25:26 AM Report Abuse
psalm63191 wrote:

jennab131 - Eaten in moderation is the key, small treats

1/10/2013 04:27:39 PM Report Abuse
jennab131 wrote:

I'm wondering how Reese's Pieces, chocolate pudding, and movie theatre popcorn make it onto FITNESS magazine's list of snack ideas???

1/9/2013 01:16:32 PM Report Abuse
Vantaged wrote:

I tried losing some weight recently with much difficulty. I am now on the kindle ebool train recently Some are brutal! I actually bought one last week which was quite good! sn't the flashiest but it really got my digestive system going! It's worth checking: hps:// I followed it for about 8 or nine days straight began to fiiinaly see the correlation between the amount of food going into my body, relative to what came out! Ivgot about 20 different ebooks this month lol

1/2/2013 06:51:47 PM Report Abuse

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