The good news is that the realistic approach to losing weight is NOT about what we’re giving up but what we’re ADDING to our days. If ever there was a time to focus on getting enough lean protein, it’s when you are trying to lose weight.
I’m sure you know all the reasons to make sure you’re getting enough protein. But did you realize sufficient protein in every meal means you’ll be less likely to reach for unhealthy snacks.
Here is a simple and yummy way to get more protein into your diet. You’ll be surprised how satisfying it is, and how long it keeps you feeling full. Add a little fiber powder for even more healthy benefits.
Very Berry Super Shake
This shake can be breakfast, lunch or dinner since it’s packed with protein, fiber, healthy fats, phyto-nutrients, and probiotics.
12 oz water
1 c spinach
2 c frozen mixed berries
½ c plain low-fat yogurt
2 scoops vanilla protein powder
1 Tbsp walnuts
1 Tbsp ground flaxseed
NUTRITION: 500 calories, 57 g protein, 54 g carbs, 14 g fiber, 11 g fat