You Just Have To Love Those Fat-burning Foods
Losing Weight With Fat-Burning Foods
Losing weight has been an uphill climb for me ever since I can remember. If I happened to be lucky enough to lose weight I was certainly not lucky enough to keep it off. When I started looking back at my eating habits, I realized that I would probably never be able to successfully follow a set weight-loss diet. The diets of the past seemed to me to be rigid and the food primarily tasteless.
However, many of the diets I have seen in the past year or so seem to not only give you more food choices, but have included the flavor we all crave. It seems to me that some of these diets would be easier to stay on than those of the past. Unfortunately, I still find myself feeling restricted and soon wander off into the Land of the Unacceptable Food .
I have been looking around to see if there was a way of curbing my wayward eating. One day I stumbled upon an article about fat burning foods. The more I read about them, the more convinced I became that this might be the way for me to go.
You are able to eat as much as you want of these particular foods and still lose weight. I kbnow that some of you must be thinking that it sounds too good to be true. It's not. I found if you use as many fat burning foods or fat-burning condiments (yes, there are some of those out there too) as you can in your daily diet you will see weight slowly start dropping.
Of course, I'm sure you've guessed it isn't simply as easy as just eating these foods. You also have to limit the foods you eat that are not part of this diet. Oh yes, and exercise (dirty word, dirty word). By exercise I mean: walk around the block a few times or the mall, put on your favorite music and dance a little, or even go out and get a hula hoop and hula during your favorite half hour show. Believe me, you will begin to see a difference.
The following is a list of fat burning foods. I hope you find it as useful as I have.
apples flounder peaches
apricots garlic pears
artichokes grapes peas
bananas grapefruit peppers
beets green beans pineapple
blackberries honeydew prunes
blueberries kale radishes
broccoli leeks raspberries
brussel sprouts lemons red cabbage
cabbage lettuce sauerkraut
cantaloupe limes scallions
carrots lobster spinach
cauliflower mangoes squash
celery mushrooms strawberries
chives okra tangerines
crabs onions tomatoes
cranberries oranges turnips
cucumber papaya watermelon
eggplant parsley zucchini
I am sure there are more fat burning foods out there that I am unaware of. if you hear of any feel free to get in touch with me..
Believe it or not thereare fat-burning condiments out there. Who would have thought it? These condiments and store bought sauces can be used to add that extra zest to our food. I have made a list of the one that I know, again, if you know of any others please let me know.
boullion cubes horseradish
chili powder or sauce lemon juice
cinnamon minced onion
clear broth salsa
cocktail sauce spices (all kinds)
cranberry sauce steak sauce
ground mustard worchestershire sauce
herbs (all kinds)
I also use low sodium soups and low calorie, low fat salad dressings and marinade. As with anything else don't over use.
Fat-burning foods recipes
I just couldn't write about fat-burning foods without including a couple of recipes. Everything in these recipes are included in the fat-burning foods list. Not only that, they are low fat, low cholesterol and low calorie.
Vegetable Stir Fry
1 sliced green papper
1 sliced onion
2 minced cloves of garlic
2 sliced zucchini
1 cup sliced mushrooms
2 sliced tomatoes
1 eggplant, peeled and coarsely chopped
3 small sliced yellow squash
2 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp. cilantro
salt substitute, to taste
pepper, to taste
a couple dashes of worcestershire sauce, to taste
Heat olive oil in large frying pan. Add green pepper, onion, and garlic and sauté on medium-low heat for 5 minutes. Add zucchini, mushrooms, tomatoes, eggplant and yellow squash. Continue to sauté on medium-low heat until vegetables are tender.
Chicken Vegetable Soup
2 cups chopped leftover chicken
3 carrots, sliced
3 celery stalks, sliced
1 onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
1 cup cabbage, coarsely chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 zucchini, sliced
1 tsp crazy mixed up salt
3 cups chicken broth
Dash of worcestershire sauce
Combine all ingredients in crockpot. Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours. It's a great meal to fix on those days when you are strapped for time. It takes care of itself and it is delicious.
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