Get the facts here! Learn these simple tricks for staying on track with your weight goals. You must follow these five Surprisingly Easy Healthy Eating Tips for success!
Now that we are moving into spring, many of us are rethinking some of our lofty goals from New Year’s Eve. It is never too late to get back on track with your eating habits. Learning to navigate in the kitchen while preparing healthy foods can seem daunting. We promise you, it is not. This Tuesday Tip is all about preparation!
5 Surprisingly Easy Healthy Eating Tips
- Eat Small Portions – Shoot for five small meals a day. Eating smaller, healthier, well-balanced meals will keep your metabolism humming. Use whole grains, healthy fats, lean proteins, and fiber-rich foods.
- Meal Prep – This truly is a game changer. Having healthy, well-balanced meals that are truly grab and go is key. Meal prep your breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Learn Healthy Alternatives – Swap pasta for vegetable noodles like zoodles to lower the carbs in your favorite pasta salads or Italian dishes.
- Ditch the Bread – Make hamburgers using portobello mushrooms instead of bread as the bun. Portobello mushrooms are low in calories and fat-free with a taste and texture all their own. Another good trick is to use lettuce leaves in place of bread. Embrace the lettuce leaf craze and ditch the carbs for this unique lower calorie Ranch Chicken Salad Lettuce Wrap.
- Smaller Plate Size – When you’re eating smaller meals, you do not need large dinner plates. Use a smaller plate that will ensure you do not over eat. With that said, keep protein portions around the size of your palm.
We hope you enjoy these five Surprisingly Easy Healthy Eating Tips as much as we do. To find more healthy food tips to help you on your quest for a happier, healthier you, visit our Foods with Healthy Benefits section. For daily recipe inspiration, like us on Facebook and follow us on Pinterest. Enjoy!
Disclosure: The author of this article is not a trained medical professional, nor a dietician. All of the information in this post is based on research, doctor recommendations, and personal experience.