Avocado Deviled Eggs
Courtesy Amy Gorin
Want a non-traditional version of eggs for breakfast or a snack? You can’t beat a deviled egg. Portable, tasty, and nutritious too, these delightful eggs created by Amy D. Gorin, RD, are sure to be a crowd pleaser! The egg delivers 6 grams of protein, which is blended with healthy monounsaturated fat from the avocado, giving you a go-to healthy recipe for weight loss. Don’t miss these great benefits of avocado you may not be aware of.
Bean and Cheese Breakfast Burrito
Courtesy Joy Bauer
For a winning combination of protein and fiber, try this healthy recipe for weight loss from Joy Bauer, MS, RDN, health and nutrition expert for NBC’s TODAY show, and host of NBC’s new weekend show, Health + Happiness. It features egg whites, spinach, and black beans wrapped in a high-fiber tortilla to help power you through the morning. With 230 calories, a generous 26 grams of protein, and 6 grams of fiber, it’s sure to get your day off to a great start. An analysis of research published in Advances in Nutrition found that protein- and fiber-rich breakfasts may help you feel fuller throughout the day.
Cashew Chicken and Snowpeas
Your family will love this quick and easy healthy recipe for weight loss, also from Bauer. Packed with 39 grams of protein from chicken and cashew nuts, as well as 2 grams of fiber from snow peas, and only 320 calories, this is a delicious weight-loss friendly dish. Forget that Chinese food order, this dish will on the table sooner than your delivery, and save you money and calories. When you do dial for takeout, be sure to check out these 10 healthiest options before you order!