It is day 13 in the quarantine in Spain and my goal of writing one useful article per day is ongoing. Considering our lack of possibility of going out at the moment, I have started dreaming about the months ahead of us and how to best prepare for summer. That is why today I have separated a selected list of ‘Top 10 Healthy Recipes for Summer Weight Loss’.
Hi girls, how are you today?
Healthy eating can be both delicious and easy. Trying new combinations of natural flavors can making losing weight easier than ever (and enjoyable too)!
I for one love the healthy life, and trying out new healthy food recipes on a regular basis is a huge part of my clean eating habits.
One of the things that scare people away from changing their eating habits is that they think they need to give up all of their favorite foods.
But quite the contrary. If you know what you are doing, you can come up with delicious food that even the pickiest eaters would love.
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Tips To Create Easy Healthy Recipes
Portion-control allows you to fit your favorites into your diet. At the very least, it helps you to stay intentional with the amount of food you’re eating.
You don’t necessarily need to remove things you love from your diet, just have awareness of the quantity you are consuming.
The best way to go on about measuring your portions is with measuring cups, measuring spoons, or even a food scale.
7 Easy Tips for Healthier Food Consumption
- Substituting beef for ground turkey reduces your fat and calorie intake, without losing flavor.
- Spice it up instead of flavoring with high-calorie sauces.
- Use plain Greek yogurt in place of sour cream.
- Bake instead of fry
- Swap the summer ice cream for a chocolate banana smoothie
- Change the cake for some banana bread instead
- Eat protein cookies instead of chocolate
Top 10 Healthy Food Recipes for Summer
1. Spicy Chicken and Sweet Potato Meal Prep Magic Bowls
Looking for a healthy summer lunch that satisfies even the strongest cravings? This recipe will do the trick.
It’s nutritious and delicious, plus it’s packed with good stuff like avocado, broccoli, hummus and chicken breasts.
2. Greek Chicken and Veggie Bowls
Lunch for the entire week in just 30 minutes? Yes, please!
Made of only fresh ingredients, this simple bowl is both flavorful and easy to make. PLUS, it is packed lean proteins, whole grain carbohydrates and flavorful veggies!
3. Chickpea salad recipe – Vegan and Oil Free
This Chickpea Salad is a light and refreshing summer salad recipe and you can easily add in more veggies too! It’s vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and plant-based.
4. Green Goddess Quinoa Summer Salad
Start Monday craving for anyone, anywhere, who might also have a personal rule about only eating salads that taste amazing. Repeat: Must. Taste. Amazing.
5. No-Mayo Potato Salad with Herbs
There are times when a mayo-free potato salad is exactly what’s needed. Like those backyard barbecues where mayonnaise and summer’s heat simply don’t mix
6. Italian Herb Bruschetta chicken
Just chicken fresh tomato salsa and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese. So very easy yet tasty. Serve with a side salad to top it off.
7. Honey Mustard Chicken Bake
This savory-sweet sheet-pan dinner is almost totally hands-off, which leaves you plenty of time to do everything you’ve been putting off all week.
8. Couscous Summer Salad
Juicy nectarines and avocados and mint and cucumbers and chickpeas and cherries and couscous and fresh sweet corn definitely go together, right? (TRUST! THEY DO.)
9. Tomato Spinach Egg White Frittata
Made with just 5 ingredients, this egg white frittata is the perfect way to add vegetables and proteins into your morning routine. Frittatas are easy, healthy and nutritious.
I used to make them with a friend of mine every Sunday after our gym sessions. It was the perfect combo for a work out.
10. Healthy Fruit Salsa With Baked Cinnamon Sugar Pita Chips
Sweet and healthy at the same time, this fruit salsa is made with fresh fruit and scooped up with a crunchy homemade pita chip. Grab yourself some strawberries, mango, kiwi and and a big bowl and get ready to make this easy dessert!