Eggs are healthy, inexpensive, and so versatile. Scramble them, boil them, poach them, or make an omelet to eat the perfect protein without eating lots of calories. Eggs are also high in B-vitamins and a host of other nutrients. Clean Deviled Eggs are made with paleo ingredients and the taste is insanely good!
Kale is another nutritional powerhouse. It’s loaded with fiber, vitamin K, iron, and antioxidants, and has anti-inflammatory properties. We even have a list of 50 Delicious Kale Recipes, so you can get your kale fix in 50 different ways. Add an extra punch of nutrients by combining kale and quinoa in this delicious Kale and Quinoa Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette.
Broccoli is one of the healthiest vegetables. It’s incredibly high in fiber, as well as vitamin E, vitamin K, and potassium. Here are 12 Ways to Prepare Broccoli that will keep you coming back for more. Enjoy a bowl of Slow Cooker Broccoli and Cheddar Soup with only 160 calories per serving.
Greek yogurt is a wonderful breakfast option if you’re trying to lose weight. It’s high in protein and calcium, and contains probiotics, which are essential to your gut health. It also makes a great low-fat substitute for mayo and sour cream. Greek yogurt makes baked goods uber moist. Enjoy Strawberry Yogurt Muffins at only 177 calories each.
Avocado is a true superfood. It’s high in fiber, omega-3 fatty acids, and potassium, and can even help lower LDL cholesterol. Tired of avocado toast? Try these 12 Recipes for Avocado Addicts for some ideas of how to include more avocado in your diet. No time for time consuming desserts? Kid approved No-Cook 5 Minute Chocolate Pudding is made with avocado and the taste is chocolate heaven.
Lentils, and other legumes, are super helpful for losing body fat. They are high in fiber and protein, which means they will keep you full and satisfied. Lentils are naturally low in fat. Try our Slow Cooker Fully Loaded Lentil Stew for a healthy alternative to store bought soups.
Beans, like lentils, are high in fiber and protein. They can also help balance your blood sugar, and are cheap and easy to cook with. Check out these tasty Garbanzo Curry Burgers.