Fat Burning Foods – Better Body 2
Breakfast: Almond Superfood Smoothie
- In a blender, puree 1 cup coconut water, 1 cup loosely packed kale leaves, ½ sliced banana, 1 peeled clementine, 1 ½ tbsp. almond butter and ½ cup ice cubes until smooth. About 300 calories.
Lunch: Lentil Tacos
- In a bowl, slightly mash ½ cup steamed lentils with 1 tbsp. taco seasoning. Warm in a microwave for 30 seconds. Warm three 6-inch corn tortillas; top each with lentils, 2 tbsp. broccoli slaw, 1 tbsp. salsa and 1 tbsp. shredded cheddar. About 400 calories.
Dinner: Lentil Meatballs and Linguine
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. In a skillet over medium-high heat, cook 1 tbsp. olive oil, ¼ cup diced onions, 1 tsp. minced garlic, ½ tsp. red pepper flakes and ½ cup rinsed and drained canned lentils for 5 minutes. Mash lentil mixture with ¼ cup instant plain dry oatmeal and 1 tbsp. ground flaxseed. Form mixture into 6 balls, place on a cookie sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Top ¾ cup cooked whole-grain linguine with ½ cup warm marinara sauce, lentil meatballs and 1 tbsp. shredded parmesan. About 500 calories.