Wednesday, September 9, 2015

Slimming salads: tips and recipes

A great way to go losing weight is through salads. The exquisite mixture of vegetables, legumes and fruits provides not only vitamins and antioxidants that your body needs, but it also helps us to establish a healthy and proper diet and go losing pounds every week.
The salads are the perfect dish to go getting it day after day. You will have the adequate dose of fiber, low calorie, good hydration, adequate energy and security that you're feeding well. With a little imagination and a little time you can build truly tasty salads. We give you ideas below.

1- Why consume salads for slimming?

Slimming salads: tips and recipes

They are tasty:

Keep in mind that you can do all the combinations you want, there are as many recipes as tastes and needs you have. Its ingredients are easy to find, you can add from vegetables, legumes, fruits to dried fruit, spices...

They are low in calories:

Salads tend to fill our stomach and only have about 200 calories per serving. Lettuce, for example, have lots of fiber and water, so to eat them we will be hydrated. And if we add spinach, we obtain iron and vitamins along with very few calories. They are protein and satiety.

Healthy fast food:

You'll just have to cook. The ingredients are easy to find, only will have to wash well the ingredients, cut into small pieces, put them in the dish and season. But yes, you must choose the ingredients, do not you include for example fat sauces such as mayonnaise, ketchup... etc. Avoid saturated fats and look for fresh and healthy ingredients.

Full contribution of vitamins and proteins:

Think vegetables are a wonderful natural source of calcium, iron, vitamins... etc. If you combine them also with Turkey grilled, or a chicken breast, you'll get in addition many proteins. Why is important a correct choice and combination of ingredients.

The proper sauce:

Avoid recourse to industrial sauces that are commonly marketed. If you're that need a sauce in your salads choose for example olive oil, Apple Cider vinegar, lemon and some spices: pepper, Rosemary, oregano, parsley and chopped garlic to animate your dishes.

Ingredients to avoid:

Avoids the previously named sauces (mayonnaise, ketchup...) as well as foie gras of duck, brie cheese, cheese, Croutons, bacon, sheep, etc.

Slimming salads: tips and recipes

2- Salads for weight loss: recipes

To prepare adequate and tasty salads, you must take into account the following information:

Always choose fresh and seasonal food
Prepare the salad right when you go to eat, not from one day to another.
Dress it before serving and in the proper order: first the salt (if want to put salt or its substitute), then lemon juice (or Apple Cider vinegar) and finally oil. If we first oil this leaves a peculiar taste that changes the rest of ingredients.
If you're hungry, get a good base of varied lettuce to fill you without increasing the calories or fats
If you are going to add ingredients that need to be cooked: beans Greens, beans, seafood, chicken... etc, do it before and put them in the salad cold.

3- Salads recipes:

The amounts you will need to choose them, you know that depending on the hunger that you feel you can include more or less lettuce. Take them in the main meals throughout the week, you can accompany it with chicken breasts, Turkey... The ingredients used are satiating and will help you to lose weight.

Avocado salad:

Lettuce cut into finite pieces.
A small chopped avocado
A cup of diced pineapple
A cup of diced melon
Dressing with lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and pepper.

Orange salad:

Lettuce cut into finite pieces.
100 gram of shredded carrots.
50 grams of onion
2 oranges into small pieces
8 olives
Dressing with lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of oil of olives, salt and white pepper

Turkey and carrot salad:

A diced Turkey Breast
1 stalk chopped celery
A shredded raw carrot
2 cups chopped lettuce
A bit of raw pepper cut very thin slats
Dressing with orange juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt and white pepper

Red salad:

150 grams of sugar beets cut into small pieces.
100 grams of chopped carrot
1 stalk chopped celery
2 tomatoes, chopped
50 grams of chopped onion.
Dressing with orange juice, 1 tablespoon of olive oil, pepper.

Slimming salads: tips and recipes

Spinach and shrimp salad:

50 grams of spinach
5 cooked prawns
2 cups lettuce into small pieces
2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
Dressing with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and Apple vinegar.
Try the tasty,easy and best recipe. Your comments will highly appreciated.


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