Oz-Approved 7-Day Crash Diet

By feasting on nutrient-dense foods, you can lose weight faster and more efficiently. The goal of this crash diet is to dive right in, making the habits you learn and the recipes you make in the next 7 days part of a healthy and sustainable lifestyle.

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Belly-Blasting Bean Lunch

Ignite your body’s fat-blasting furnace by eating beans. Beans are a dieter’s best friend. They keep you full, and are high in resistant starch, meaning that half the calories consumed can not be absorbed. They also reduce blood sugar, and create the fatty acid butyrate, which may burn fat faster. Studies show that butyrate improves mitochondrial function in your cells, leading to a decrease in fat. If you’re worried about gas, fret not. The more beans you eat, the more your body will build up the good bacteria you need to digest them. You can enjoy beans in a burger patty, in chili or as a dip.

Click here for a Sunny Bean Burger recipe. 

Click here for a 3-Bean Chili recipe. 

Click here for a Bean Enchilada recipe.

Click here for an Herbed White Bean Hummus recipe.

Lean Green Skinny Supper

Think outside the salad bowl. Make greens and vegetables your main dish in other creative ways – enjoy a veggie pizza, eggplant roll-ups or a veggie stir-fry. You can even add an ounce of chicken to your stir-fry for a little bit of extra flavor.

Click here for an Easy Vegetable Pizza recipe.

Click here for an Eggplant Roll-Ups recipe.

Click here for a Veggie Stir-Fry recipe.