Dietetic Dinner

Dinner is a meal that makes losing weight the greatest difficulty. Preparing the dish that is light, healthy, nutritious and tasty at the same time is not easy. It should not contain a large amount of fat and simple carbohydrates because of the risk of not being able to digest them before bedtime. A better proposition is protein-rich food, because it will not be stored as fat and will be utilized in the process of muscle regeneration that occurs during sleep instead. Here are a few recipes for a nice dinner that is safe for your figure.

Salad with sprouts and feta cheese

 

During weight loss it’s worth eating a lot of salads, vegetables and fruits are a source of many valuable vitamins and minerals. Salad can also provide protein if we add, for example, feta cheese to it. An interesting idea is to make a salad with sprouts and feta cheese. To prepare this we need:

– Half of a red pepper (100g)

– Half of a yellow pepper (100g)

– Half of a cucumber (100g)

– 10-15g of radish sprouts or alfalfa

– 50g of feta cheese (10% fat)

– One tablespoon olive oil

– A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar

– A tablespoon of water

– Spices: pepper, oregano, basil

First, wash the vegetables, cut them into cubes and then mix with the sprouts. Mix the olive oil, vinegar, water and spices together to make the sauce. Pour it on the vegetables and stir. Dice the feta cheese and add it to the salad, then slowly mix together. This amount of ingredients is enough for one portion of the salad, making it about 250 kcal.

Italian salad

 

Another idea for salad fans is the Italian salad. To prepare one portion that contains 200 calories we need:

– 130g of cherry tomatoes

– 2 leaves of iceberg lettuce

– 40g of mozzarella

– 7 green olives

– A teaspoon olive oil

– A teaspoon of apple cider vinegar

– A teaspoon of water

– Spices: basil, colourful pepper

We tear lettuce into pieces, cut tomatoes into halves, olives into quarters and mozzarella into cubes. Mix these ingredients. Prepare the sauce from the ingredients that are left, then pour it on the salad.

Cottage cheese with radish and chives

 

You can also have cottage cheese for dinner, of which 100 grams contains about 100kcal and 22g of protein. Cottage cheese goes perfectly with, for example, radish and chives. To cook this tasty dish we need:

– 80g of skimmed cottage cheese

– 3 tablespoons of plain yogurt

– 4 radishes

– Handful of chives

– A slice of graham type bread

– A pinch of sea salt

Start the preparation of cottage cheese by grating the radishes and mixing it with the cottage cheese and chives. We then season the dish with salt and pour the yogurt on top. Those who do not like radishes can replace them with a small cucumber, a clove of garlic or a piece of red pepper. Instead of chives, you can use fresh herbs, such as basil, oregano or arugula.

Omelette with tomatoes and basil

 

On cold days you should eat as many hot meals as possible, to boost immunity and help prevent diseases. For dinner you can prepare an omelette with tomatoes and basil, as it only contains 200 calories. To make it we need the following ingredients:

– 5 egg whites

– One tomato

– Half of an onion (about 50 g)

– A teaspoon olive oil

– A slice of cheese

– A pinch of salt

– Spices: pepper and fresh basil

First, dice the tomato. Then, chop the onion and fry it in some olive oil, then add the tomato and stew for about 10 minutes. Fluff the egg whites and grate the cheese. Eggs, cheese and spices should be added to the tomatoes and onion, then mix all the ingredients. Fry until the egg looks ready.

Pancakes with cheese

 

Pancakes are a dish that you do not have to give up during weight loss, as there are many versions of it that are fit. To make 200 calories pancakes we need: 

– Large tablespoon of corn starch

– One egg

– ¼ cup of milk

– A pinch of salt

– 100g of lean cheese

– A teaspoon of stevia

– A pinch of cinnamon

The flour should be mixed with the egg, milk and salt. This is best done using a mixer, to obtain a homogeneous mixture. Fry the pancakes on a Teflon pan. Mix stuffing ingredients and transfer the fried pancake.

Baked apple with curd filling

 

Another idea for a hot and tasty dinner is a baked apple with curd filling. We will need:

– One large apple

– A small handful of dried cranberries

– Two tablespoons of skimmed cottage cheese

– Cinnamon

Wash the apple and hollow it out. Mix cottage cheese with cranberries and cinnamon, then put it all inside the fruit. Bake the apple in the oven for about 15 minutes at 180 degrees C. Cranberries can be replaced with raisins or chopped prunes, depending on preference.

These are just examples of tasty dishes that can be enjoyed for dinner, to satisfy hunger but not hinder your fight with obesity. It’s also possible to use normal recipes and replace some products with others that are better for a slim figure. The important thing is not to be limited to just a few dishes because the monotony of the diet discourages weight loss.

Posted on: December 20, 2016

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