Weight Loss Tips

 

Are you looking to lose weight to improve your appearance, your health, or even both? If you are, you may be looking for advice.

The good news is that there are a number of tips that you can use to help you successfully lose weight and hopefully achieve your weight loss goal.

When it comes to losing weight, the best thing that you can do is eat healthy. Eating healthy involves watching the foods that you eat, not necessarily how much food you eat.

Of course, you may want to restrict the amount of foods that you eat, when on a diet, but it is more important to focus on the foods that you do eat.

For instance, if you were to eat fruit instead of chips, you could have more fruit snacks with your meals than you would be able to if you were just to eat junk food.

Since eating healthy is an important component of losing weight, you may be wondering how you can go about doing so.

One of the first things that you should do is find and familiarize yourself with healthy meals. You can do this by way of standard internet search or by buying a collection of healthy eating recipe books.

To reduce the boredom often associated with healthy eating, especially if you are not use to it, it is important that you “spice,” up your foods and try to not eat the same meals over and over again each week.

In connection with healthy eating, regular exercise is also important to weight loss. If you are looking to lose weight, you should start an exercise plan for yourself.

Exercise is important as it burns off calories. When you burn calories, the amount of calories that your body absorbs decreases. This is, essentially, what makes it possible for you to lose weight.

If you haven’t been exercising regularly in the past, it is important that you take it slow. Exercise is a great way to lose weight, but you do not want to overdo it, especially at first.

If you don’t currently have an exercise plan or program in place, you may be wondering more about what you can do.

One of the many ways that you can go about finding exercises or workouts to do is by buying a collection of fitness magazines. Many fitness magazines have detailed exercises outlined in them, often accompanied by pictures.

You may also be able to find free instructional workout videos or exercise moves online. As a reminder, it is important to start out slow or at least start with exercises that would be easy for you to do.

Eating healthy and regular exercise are both important components of losing weight, but there are additional tips that you can use to help you lose weight.

One of those tips involves finding a workout partner or a workout buddy. This is a person who can exercise with you, whether your exercise involves visiting a local gym or just going for a walk at a local shopping center.

Having a workout partner may help to keep you motivated and it may help to keep exercising and losing weight fun and exciting for you.

Another way that you can go about successfully achieving your weight loss goal is by “spicing,” up your exercises. As previously mentioned, you can use the internet or fitness magazines to find workouts for you to do at home.

To help reduce the boredom often associated with exercising you will want to change up your exercises, often on a daily basis.

For instance, one day you may want to use a treadmill, the next day you may want to lift weights, and the next day you may want to do an exercise DVD, and so forth.

You should also consider making exercise and healthy eating logs or journals for yourself. These items can be used to track your progress.

If you have a good week, like one where you completed all of your exercises, you may want to think about rewarding yourself. Your reward doesn’t have to include food; it can be something as simple as a sticker or treating yourself to a movie.

Who knew breakfast could taste this great! Try these Healthy Mexican Inspired Taquitos!

These healthy baked breakfast taquitos are great to have in the fridge for rushed mornings.

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Serves: 2 (8 taquitos)

What You’ll Need:

- 1 potato
- 8 tortillas
- 2 jalapenos
- ½ tsp. chili powder
- 6 eggs
- ½ cup ham (or sausage)
- ¼ white onion
- ½ cup cheddar or Monterey Jack Cheese
- 2-3 tbsp. Tiger Nuts Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Oil

Method:

  1. Finely chop your potato and add into a large bowl with ½ tsp. chili powder, salt and pepper.
  2. Cover your bowl and shake to coat.
  3. Preheat oven to 400F.
  4. Transfer potatoes into a baking sheet lined with parchment paper and bake for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, chop up the jalapenos, onion, ham and cheese.
  6. Add 2-3 tbsp. Tiger Nuts Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Oil into a nonstick pan and sauté the onion and jalapenos for a few minutes.
  7. Add in the ham; season with salt and pepper. Next, add the eggs and cook until slightly underdone.
  8. Slightly warm up your tortillas so they are easy to handle.
  9. Fill each tortilla with potatoes, ham and egg mixture and finally the cheese.
  10. Roll them tight and place on a lined baking sheet.
  11. Brush lightly with oil and bake for 12-15 minutes. They will be done when the edges start turning a bit dark.
  12. Serve with hot sauce.
  13. Add 2-3 tbsp. Tiger Nuts Cold Pressed Extra Virgin Oil into a nonstick pan and sauté the onion and jalapenos for a few minutes.
  14. Add in the ham; season with salt and pepper. Next, add the eggs and cook until slightly underdone.
  15. Slightly warm up your tortillas so they are easy to handle.
  16. Fill each tortilla with potatoes, ham and egg mixture and finally the cheese.
  17. Roll them tight and place on a lined baking sheet.
  18. Brush lightly with oil and bake for 12-15 minutes. They will be done when the edges start turning a bit dark.
  19. Serve with hot sauce.

Have a taste of our delicious Spanish Frittata, it is seriously good!

Filled with the taste of spinach, mushroom and onion; you will certainly enjoy this Spanish frittata for breakfast.

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4-6

What You’ll Need:

- 12 large organic eggs
- ½ cup sautéed mushrooms
- ½ tsp. sea salt, more to taste
- 1 small red onion (finely chopped)
- 1 cup spinach
- 2 tbsp. Premium Organic extra virgin olive oil
- ½ cup coconut milk

Method: 

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Heat the oil in a pan over medium-high heat and sauté the onions for 3 minutes, until translucent. Add the mushrooms and sauté until soft. Next, add the spinach and stir until it welts. Take the pan off the heat, transfer veggies into a plate and set aside.
  3. Turn the heat down to low and add a bit more coconut oil. Crack your eggs into the same skillet and cook them on medium-low for about 5 minutes. Use a spatula to spread the eggs to the center from the edges. Once the eggs are no longer runny, top them off with the vegetable mixture.
  4. Chuck inside the oven for 5 minutes or until set and golden brown. 
  5. Once done, take out of the oven and place a plate over the pan. Hold both the pan and the plate and then flip the pan so that the frittata safely drops onto the plate. Now, slide it back into the pan and place back into the oven for 3-4 minutes so that the other side cooks. 
  6. Serve.

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Stay Healthy!