The 1200 Calorie Indian Meal Plan:
Sorry Dinil, I'm not a Dietitian. Your friends envy you when you tell them your doctor wants you to add pounds, but you may have already learned the hard truth: Finish your dinner with a cup of nonfat milk or yogurt for your bones. Keep steamed chana, sprouts, boiled eggs, moong dal dosa batter or steamed beans in fridge so you can quickly make something interesting the moment you come home. Get whole grain breads. Eat whatever you like, but make sure your last meal is full of carbs to help you gain more weight. Sneha Gandla September 17, at 7:
Fruit, vegetables, whole-grains and beans are good sources of fiber. Or, a turkey sandwich consisting of 2 ounces of sliced turkey breast served on two slices of whole wheat bread with lettuce, tomato and mustard and 2 cups of mixed greens with low-fat salad dressing with an apple and 1 cup of nonfat yogurt. Making meat the side dish at dinner not only helps you save on calories, but also helps limit your intake of saturated fat, which is important for heart health.
A healthy dinner meal might include 1 cup of brown rice, one-half cup of steamed green beans, 1 cup of mixed greens with low-fat salad dressing and 3 ounces of grilled chicken.
Another healthy dinner option is veggie kebabs made with 1 cup of mushrooms, onions and cherry tomatoes with 3 ounces of shrimp and served with 1 cup of whole-grain couscous. Finish your dinner with a cup of nonfat milk or yogurt for your bones. Video of the Day. Vitamins Recommended for a Year-Old Woman. Tips on How to Lose 15 Pounds in 6 Weeks.
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Serve with 4 ounces plain 2 percent Greek yogurt mixed with 1 teaspoon honey and cinnamon to taste for dipping. Avocado Boat Tuna Salad Scoop some of the flesh out of half an avocado, enough to widen the bowl area.
Scoop the tuna into the avocado bowl. Serve with half of a 6-inch whole-wheat pita shown above, right. Top with chopped cilantro if desired. Place on a large foil-lined baking sheet. Flip fries and cook about 15 minutes more, until chicken is cooked through. Sauté until turkey is cooked through, about 7 minutes. Top with 1 tablespoon shredded part-skim mozzarella, and 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan. Broil on low until cheese melts. Add 2 teaspoons green curry paste and stir into onion mixture for 30 seconds.
Stir and simmer for 10 minutes or until vegetables are soft. Sauté until zucchini and tomatoes are tender, about 5 minutes. Sauté steak in 1 teaspoon olive oil, about 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until cooked to desired doneness.
Remove from pan, turn heat to low and add 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar. Cook, stirring to remove any browned bits from the pan. Remove from heat and stir in 2 teaspoons dijon mustard. Slice steak and serve with quinoa and mustard sauce shown above, right. Spread 1 tablespoon crushed walnuts mixed with 1 teaspoon chopped parsley evenly over fish; press in. Transfer salmon to a plate when cooked through 6 to 8 minutes.
Continue cooking potatoes and broccoli until tender, about 7 minutes longer. Drain, saving 2 tablespoons cooking water.
In a skillet over medium heat, sauté 1 teaspoon minced garlic in 1 teaspoon olive oil about 1 minute. Stir in a pinch of red-pepper flakes. Bring to a simmer. Melt in 1 teaspoon butter. When spinach is just wilted, add pasta; toss to coat. Top with 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan. Avocado and Tomato Toast Layer one slice of toasted whole-wheat bread with a quarter of an avocado, sliced, and 2 slices tomato.
Sprinkle with a dash of salt and pepper. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tops are lightly golden. Brush a grill or grill pan with 1 teaspoon coconut oil. Grill the peach half for about 10 minutes over medium low heat, or until the flesh is tender but not mushy. Add ice and 4 ounces cold black coffee, if desired, and shake until well combined. Please call Member Services at Welcome to Consumer Reports. You now have access to benefits that can help you choose right, be safe and stay informed.
Healthy Meals for Weight Loss. Nutritious dishes that will help you drop pounds and feel satisfied, too.