Getting the Body of Your Dreams in 8 Weeks – Nutrition
Now, before you tell me that it is impossible to get a dream body in eight weeks, let me first explain the meaning behind the title. If you have less than 20 lbs to lose and have no restrictions in term of exercise or diet, than yes, you can get your dream body in eight weeks. To lose the 20 lbs, we are going to need to lose 2.5 lbs per week which is a definite possibility. That also means that we are going to need to cut calories from our bodies using a combination of hardcore exercise and clean, healthy eating.
This article is going to provide you with some tasty, healthy alternatives to what you may currently be eating.
1. Berry and Yogurt Topped Whole Wheat French-Toast
Make two pieces of French toast using one egg white whipped with a tbsp of skim milk. Top with a half cup of nonfat, sugar free yogurt and a handful of sliced strawberries and blackberries. Top that with chopped almond or walnut.
2. Peanut Butter and Banana Wrap
Spread one and a half tbsp of crunchy natural peanut butter on one side of a whole wheat tortilla. Slice up one banana and place on peanut butter. Roll up and enjoy with 8 oz. of skim milk.
3. Egg Sandwich on Rye
Scramble one egg and two egg whites in a small bowl and add various herbs such as garlic, pepper, cayenne, and oregano. Cook thoroughly and place one slice of low fat cheddar cheese on top to melt. Create sandwich on rye bread, topped with lettuce, tomato, and mustard and another piece of rye. Serve with 1 cup of chopped cantaloupe.
Lunches and Dinners:
1. Turkey Burger and Cucumber Salad
Prepare a 4 oz. ground turkey burger either by baking or grilling. Top with a slice of low-fat cheese, lettuce leaf, slice of tomato, and 1 tbsp of hummus in between two pieces of rye bread. Have a side of cucumber salad with white vinegar and pepper.
2. Shrimp and Anchovy Penne Pasta with Broccoli
Boil your water and begin to cook the pasta. When there are three minutes left, add in a bag of frozen shrimp. When one minute remains, add in the broccoli florets. Drain when pasta is al dente and broccoli is tender. Put back into pot and top with a splash of olive oil, 5 chopped anchovy filets, garlic powder, pepper, hot pepper flakes, and a quarter cup of shredded low fat parmesan cheese.
3. Chicken with Sauteed Spinach and Baked Sweet Potato
Bake 5 oz. chicken breast with herbs and spices of your choice along with a sweet potato cut in half and wrapped in aluminum foil. Saute 2 cups of spinach in 1 tsp of olive oil and minced garlic. Enjoy with a pat of butter on the sweet potato.
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