Spring Break Diet
Spring break is just a few weeks away! I've got the best meal plan to get you bikini ready! Cardio helps but the goal can't be achieved without a clean diet. These three recipes are super simple to make and not time consuming at all. Incorporate foods like whole grains, fish, and vegetables and watch the fat melt away.
Not your basic oatmeal Oatmeal is the best healthy breakfast ever! Oats can be prepared in so many different ways. They are high in antioxidants and fiber and help you go to the bathroom in the morning. Ingredients 1 cup water 1 cup fresh strawberries ½ cup steel cut oats 1 tablespoon greek yogurt 1 teaspoon honey 1 teaspoon chia seeds 1 teaspoon hemp seeds
Directions 1) Stovetop: Combine water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Stir in oats and reduce heat to medium; cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand for 2 to 3 minutes. 2)In a small bowl combine the oats with strawberries, greek yogurt, honey, chia seeds, and hemp seeds. Mix well and enjoy!
Chickpea Avocado Egg Salad Do you need to pack a quick lunch for work? Good news is the chickpea avocado egg salad takes only 5 minutes to prepare. Because it's packed with protein and fiber, it will keep you full for hours. Ingredients 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 large hard boiled eggs, sliced pinch of salt and black pepper 1 tablespoon chopped red onion 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon lemon juice 1 tablespoon chopped cilantro 1 avocado, sliced
Directions 1) Mix all the ingredients in a medium bowl and enjoy!
Salmon Salad This simple, delicious meal is packed with the 'good stuff' for your body. Salmon is rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and reduces the risk of heart disease. Arugula is high in vitamin C, fiber and magnesium. Ingredients 1/4 cup olive oil 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 pinches of salt 1 pinch of freshly ground black pepper 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 2 ounces arugula 8 cherry tomatoes (sliced in halves) 1 small cucumber (sliced in small squares) 1 (6-ounce) salmon fillet
Directions 1) Heat 1/8 cup olive oil in a nonstick skillet. Season the salmon fillet with a pinch of salt and pepper. Cook the salmon, skin side down first for 5 minutes. Flip it over to the other side with a spatula and cook it for another 5 minutes. The skin should be crisp at the end! 2) Combine the arugula, tomatoes, cucumber, and onion in a bowl. Season with a pinch of salt and drizzle with olive oil and lemon juice. Toss well. 3) Place the salmon on top of the salad already prepared and enjoy this healthy dinner!