Fat Burning Foods – Tips And Recipes

Fat burning foods are foods that will not make a person gain weight overnight. However, these foods must be prepared properly or they will not be effective. Following are three diet recipes for some of the best fat burning foods.


Turkey Salad

Turkey and vegetables are some of the best belly fat burning foods. The following recipe serves two and is very easy to prepare. One will need the following ingredients:

Turkey salad1 ounce cooked turkey meat
1/8 stalk celery
1/8 green onions
1/8 red bell pepper
3/4 teaspoon light mayonnaise
1/2 teaspoon mustard
1/4 teaspoon cider vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt

The turkey meat should be cooked and then placed in a blender together with celery, green onions and chopped red bell pepper. These ingredients should be finely chopped on the pulse setting and then mixed with the other ingredients. The salad should ideally be refrigerated for eight hours before it is eaten. Turkey Salad has 40 calories per serving, 2 fat calories and 11 mg of cholesterol.

Baked Salmon

Baked salmonSalmon is very healthy and contains many of the nutrients that a person needs to get fit and in good shape. The following recipe serves four.

Ingredients

3 tablespoons honey
3 tablespoons mustard
1 teaspoon lemon juice
4 (6 ounce) salmon steaks
1/2 teaspoon pepper

Preheat the oven and then mix the honey, mustard and lemon juice. Spread this onto the salmon and then sprinkle the pepper on top. The salmon should be baked for around 20 minutes. This recipe has 368 calories per serving, 99 mg of cholesterol and a total of 18 fat calories.

Egg Kulambu

This recipe is originally from India and proves that fat burning foods for women can be tasty. Each serving has 166 calories, 10.4g of fat calories and 186 mg of cholesterol. This recipe serves two.

Ingredients

Egg Kulambu2 eggs
1/8 tsp. fennel seeds
1/8 tsp. cumin seeds
1/8 tsp. whole black peppercorns
2 tsp. cooking oil
1/8 tsp. ground turmeric
1/4 large onion, sliced thin
1/2 tomatoes, chopped
1-1/2 cloves garlic, minced
3/4 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root or powdered ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/8 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon shredded coconut
1 tablespoon jaggery (palm sugar)
1/8 teaspoon tamarind paste
Pinch of salt

Boil and peel the eggs. Then roast the fennel seeds, cumin seeds and peppercorns. Place these aside, heat the oil and stir in the boiled eggs and turmeric for a couple of minutes. Remove and set aside.

Fry the onions and then add ginger, garlic and the chopped tomatoes. Once these are done the seeds, pepper and coriander can be added. Add water and allow the mixture some time to cook. Then add the coconut, palm sugar, tamarind and salt. Once this sauce has been completed, the eggs can be added in.

Summary

Fat burning foods that are properly prepared will help one to lose weight. These are just some of the many recipes that one can try out. Low fat foods can be nutritious, delicious and help one to lose weight if these foods are properly prepared.

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