Being healthy and fit is a growing trend today. Without a doubt, social media plays a significant role in the spread of this healthy trend. Facebook, Twitter and Instagram feeds are definitely replete with fitness tips and tricks that are truly inspiring and simply difficult to ignore. You can surely find healthy, home-made smoothies fresh from heavy duty blender.
In these sites, people are free to share countless techniques in achieving a healthy and fit body. Exercise regimens ranging from two-minute boost exercises to one-hour physical workouts, zumba routines to squats challenge, and many more. Exercise certainly help you get to your fitness goals. But engaging in these physical exercises alone will NOT guarantee a healthy and fit body. You’ve got to feed your body with the right stuff.
The best way to get fit is to complement enough exercise with proper diet. Unfortunately, many find it difficult to stick to a healthy diet. They think it is deceivingly demanding. But that shouldn’t be the case! As long as you have a heavy duty blender for smoothies, preparing a healthy diet should be a breeze!
Here are three of the many easy DIY healthy meals you can create right in your own kitchen using a heavy duty blender with glass jar. These will surely help you achieve your fitness goals. These three are a must try guilt-free foods you need to include in your meal plan.
1. Honey Grapefruit with Banana
This bowl of goodness turns out to be everyone’s favorite after the first taste. Its summery and refreshing sensation often disguises it as a guilt food when it actually is a healthy one.
Citrus fruits like grapefruit are highly recommended for people who wish to lose weight. Its citric taste is mainly caused by enzymes that stimulate proper digestion. Grapefruit is also full of vitamin C – the vitamin responsible for flushing toxins from the bodyand for speeding general metabolism while banana is a good source of potassium.It will fulfill your hunger any time of the day; it’s a good waking food for breakfast, but also a sumptuous lunch dessert or even for dinner. Other than these healthful benefits, grapefruit’s high water content fills the stomach easily and prevents unnecessary eating.
Another thing that made the Honey Grapefruit with Banana an instant go-to-food of many fitness buffs is its easy preparation. Ingredients include only grapefruit, banana, honey, juice and mint. Unlike other diet meals, the Honey Grapefruit with Banana is made up of ingredients that are simply available at any nearby grocery store. There is no need to worry about the preparation procedure, anyone can certainly come up with this delicious bowl. Mix the sliced grapefruit and banana in a bowl, pour just enough of a fruit juice of your choice, add honey and toss. It can be served right after preparation, but it is best served chilled. You can also separate a portion of the ingredients and process it in a battery operated blender to create a citrusy pulp.
2 Curried Egg Salad Sandwich
Everybody loves sandwiches. The idea of a sandwich makes a full or heavy meal fit into a handy packet that can be brought anywhere and can be eaten anytime. Many people rely on sandwiches as alternative food when they do not have time to dine at home. Preparing a sandwich is crucial; applying the wrong condiments and ingredients may not only produce a faltering taste but may also create a riskily unhealthy sandwich.
On the positive side, any type of sandwich may be revamped to a healthier one. Among other sandwiches, the Curried Egg Salad Sandwich is suggested for weight management. Except for fried, oily sunny-side-up, eggs are always advantageous to dieters. Eggs are undeniably the best source of high quality protein (containing 9 essential amino acids), protein can be found in both the egg white and egg yolk. Because of its high protein content, the egg is a great aid in muscle building. With only 80 calories per egg, there is no need to worry when eating egg.
Preparing a Curried Egg Sandwich is not a problem. Like the Honey Grapefruit with Banana bowl, the ingredients of the Curried Egg Sandwich can be bought at any grocery store. Eggs, Greek yogurt, bread and curry powder are the basic necessities this sandwich, feel free to add other greens like bell pepper and additional flavorings such as pepper and/or salt. Mix all of the said ingredients properly before cooking. Once done, finish it with low-carbohydrate bread. The curry powder does not only spice up the classic egg sandwich, it is also carries antioxidants. The Greek yogurt is used as an alternative for the calorie-heavy mayonnaise. If you own a stainless steel blender, you can create your own saucy dip made of fruits instead of mayonnaise.
3 Spicy Tropical Greens Smoothie
One of the most exciting things about dieting is you get to try as many smoothies as you can. Smoothies are great for weight loss. But like the other foods mentioned above, smoothies can either be fattening or fat-busting. Make sure you come up with the right smoothie formula by choosing the right ingredients and placing the right amount.
The Spicy Tropical Greens Smoothie is a must-try. It is mainly reliable on green or citric fruits such as pineapple and lime. These greens are excellent sources of various minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals t are all good for the body. Pineapple alone is a diuretic food that is very effective in eliminating extra water and harmful elements in the body. One thing special about this smoothie is the use of pepper, which is why it is called Spicy Tropical Greens. Combined with all the said tropical fruits, pepper makes the smoothie extrahealthybecause of its capsaicincomponent, known for fastening metabolism.
Mango chunks, pineapple chunks, coconut water, lime juice, pepper and optional leafy greens are the only things needed for this smoothie. All of these ingredients are affordable and are easily accessible at any fruit stall. For quick and effective smoothie preparation, the use of heavy duty blender such as the Oster Reverse Crush Counterforms Blender is recommended. An ideal blender for smoothies is the one that comes with a glass jar and a stainless steel blender. Choosing a battery operated blender is very advantageous. With a quality and user-friendly blender, you can experiment on a wide variety of smoothies and protein shake recipes.
Who would have thought that losing weight and flavorful eating can go hand in hand? A lot of people often misinterpret that dieting means eating less delicious food.
These three treats prove that wrong. Losing weight and getting fit through healthy eating is not really a burden, there are a lot of practical and easy choices available in the market. Skip ghoulish choices, head to the grocery store and treat yourself with a healthful basket!