Every bride wants to look her best on her big day, so it’s probably time to start considering pre-wedding diets. This article will list a few low calories recipes that can be relied on to help any bride look and feel her best. Make it a goal to stay under 1,500 calories a day but don’t skip any meals. Balance nutrition and healthy weight loss.[tab name=’Breakfast Recipes’]
Farm-style Hash and Poached Eggs
Breakfast is an important part of all pre-wedding diets, so don’t miss it.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil.
Add 1 carrot
Add ½ onion
Add 2 celery stalks
Add 2 red potatoes
Season with paprika, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper
then sauté for 12 minutes.
Poach 4 eggs in water and vinegar.
Divide hash to serve 4 and top each serving with an egg.
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If you need a fast low calorie breakfast, try a Mexican-inspired morning favorite.
It’s quick and simple.
Microwave 2 corn tortillas
Add 1 tablespoon of salsa
Mix in 2 tablespoons of low-fat cheddar (split between them) for about 30 seconds.
Scramble some egg substitute about ½ cup in a frying pan.
Put in tortilla and head out the door.
Heat 1 tablespoon of oil.
Believe it or not, you can make healthy pancakes.
1 or 2 of these for breakfast won’t ruin your diet.
This recipe makes 12 pancakes.
Beat up 3 eggs
Pour in 4 ½ oz. of buttermilk
Add 5 drops of vanilla
Add 2/3 cup of flour
About 1.5 oz butter
Exactly 1 tablespoon sugar
Then ¾ teaspoon of baking soda and a punnet of blueberries
Fry into pancakes.
The most importantly pick a low calorie topping carefully!
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Asian Lunch Wrap
Wraps are a great option when watching calories.They are easy to make and usually healthy.
Try this Asian inspired lunch.
Thinly slice ¼ cup of red pepper
Add some presoaked snow peas.
Spread 1 tablespoon of store bought Thai peanut sauce on an 8-inch flour tortilla.
Place 2 ounces of seasoned baked tofu in the center
Add some sliced vegetables of your choice.
Wrap up and go!
Cobb Salad with Shrimp
Salads are another staple of a health-conscious lunch, but they don’t have to be boring.
Chop 3 cups of romaine lettuce
Add 5 cherry tomatoes
Add finely sliced ¼ cup of cucumber
Add 1 hard-boiled egg
Mix in 5 cooked shrimp and
Drizzle 1 tablespoon of light blue cheese dressing (Optional)
Season the salad with pepper.
Toss and serve.
Egg Salad Sandwich
Egg salad is a great picnic lunch; try this recipe that serves 4.
Prepare 4 Hard boil eggs
Scoop out 2 egg yolks and
combine with 3 tablespoons of nonfat yogurt
Add 1 tablespoon reduced fat mayo and 1 tablespoon of mustard.
Add 4 chopped scallions and the egg whites chopped.
Add salt and pepper.
Arrange on pumpernickel bread with watercress.
Toss and serve.
Chicken Pasta Salad
This pasta salad is a great summer choice.
Cook 8 oz. of bowtie pasta.
Add 2 cups of green beans to the pasta in the last 5 minutes of cooking.
Mix together with 2 cups of chopped chicken breast,
Add 2/3 cup of celery, 1 bell pepper and ½ red onion.
Drizzle with dressing made from 3 tablespoons of light mayo,
Add 4 teaspoons of lemon juice,
Again Add 4 teaspoons of pesto,
Pinch of salt and pepper to taste.
Recommend watering down the dressing.It will serve 6.
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Pre-wedding diets don’t have to ruin a dinner party. Share some of this seasoned mussels recipe with 5 friends.
To 1 finely chopped onion
Add 2 cloves of garlic in 3 oz. of butter fry them until soft.
Bring 9 oz. of dry sherry and fresh thyme to a boil.
Add 6 ½ lbs of mussels and cook until they open.
Provide crusty bread for guests not watching their waistline.
Many pre-wedding diets include lots of fish. Try this delicious salmon recipe as an example.
Marinate a pair of 6 oz. salmon steaks with 2 tablespoons of soy sauce and 2 tablespoons of mirin overnight.
Grill the marinated salmon.
Mix together 2 tablespoons of soy sauce, 2 teaspoons of sesame oil and lime juice.
Pour over salmon.
Serve with broccoli, soya beans and soba noodles with an avocado on the side.
This recipe makes 2 servings.
Roasted Chicken and Veggies
Chicken is light and clean and is perfect for diets.This is a fulfilling dinner recipe but still light on calories.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Toss 1 large sliced fennel bulb,
Add 2 chopped red peppers
About 10 oz. of halved new potatoes
2 leeks cut into chunks and
4-6 bone-in chicken thighs in olive oil.
Put vegetables in a roasting pan, and place chicken on top.
Bake for 45 minutes,
and then immediately serve upto 4.
These 10 suggestions of pre-wedding diets will keep calories low without skimping on nutrition. Brides don’t need to worry about running out of energy no matter what mealtime. Try these recipes as easy, low calories meal plans that won’t pull the focus away from the main event.