10 “Secret Weapon” Diet Foods

When it comes to losing weight we need all the tricks and hacks we can get.

I have found that there are certain foods that are appealing, tasty, nutritious, AND for various reasons, they can help make the weight loss process easier.

Some of these foods are rich in protein and easy to make. Others are rich in fiber and add texture.

Each of the following foods has some special quality that makes it a secret weapon food for losing weight.

All of the following foods are both NUTRITIOUS & DELICIOUS!

I recommend incorporating the ones that you like into your diet.

Secret diet foods combined

Shrimp: This yummy food is a dieter’s dream (assuming you like shrimp) for the following reasons.

  • Rich in protein
  • Low in calories
  • Super fast to prepare
  • Easy to find

Turkey: Who doesn’t love turkey?

  • Rich in protein
  • Low in calories
  • Easy to find
  • Easy to prepare
  • Goes with lots of things

Beans: Beans, beans, they’re good for your heart…..

  • Rich in fiber
  • Great for your gut
  • Low in calories
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to store and stock up on
  • Highly satisfying
  • Versatile

Peas: They’re similar to beans but….

  • Rich in fiber
  • Great for your gut
  • Low in calories
  • Inexpensive
  • Easy to store and stock up on
  • Highly satisfying
  • Sweet-tasting!!
  • Provide variety and texture

Cucumber: Ladies, this is a fruit!

  • Rich in fiber
  • Low in calories!
  • Inexpensive
  • Satisfying (love the crunch)
  • Great snack
  • Stays in the fridge for days
  • Provides variety and texture

Artichoke Hearts: Buy them jarred in water

  • Rich in fiber
  • Great for your gut
  • Low in calories!
  • Provides a beautiful creamy texture to food
  • Easy to store and stock up on
  • Provides variety

Berries: They are soooooo good for you!

  • Rich in fiber
  • Great for your skin and anti-aging
  • Low in calories!
  • Yummy! Feels like a treat!
  • If you buy frozen and use in smoothies there are easy to store
  • Provides color and fun to the diet

Quinoa: Wait, don’t judge…

  • Low in calories
  • Great substitute for “inferior” grains like white rice or bread
  • Adds texture and fun to food
  • Provides variety
  • Easy to store and stock up on

*Pro-tip: Cook up some onions with a little broth until they are soft and almost caramelized. Then add the quinoa and cook in broth or water and some sea salt. This will make for some pretty delicious quinoa!

Wild Rice: Give it a try

  • Low in calories
  • Great substitute for “inferior” grains like white rice or bread
  • Adds texture and fun to food
  • Provides variety
  • Easy to store and stock up on
  • Surprisingly tasty

Parmesan Cheese: Yes, cheese!

  • Lower in calories than most cheese
  • Richer in protein than most cheese
  • Rich in “umami”, the 5th taste that is harder to find in food and is oh, so delicious!
  • Adds texture
  • Provides variety and fun

 

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

What is the best diet for YOU?​

Are you confused about what to eat? Low-carb? Low-calorie? Plant-based??

Jeesh, there is so much conflicting info out there about diets! How are you supposed to know what’s right for YOU?

Start by taking the assessment to find out what diet style is right for you.

By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. We use cookies to provide you with a great experience and to help our website run effectively.
OK