I have a hard time eating veggies, but I've found that many meat dishes can be "cut" with them! Tuna salad, ground beef, even burgers. When you make them, put in more cut up veggies, like celery. The veggies tend to take on the flavor of the spices you are cooking your met in! You save calories and fat by cutting down on the meat, but you don't sacrifice the flavor at all. One "meat dish" serving can then also include a full serving of veggies!
A really good veggie-loaded "main course" are Asian-inspired lettuce wraps. 3 oz of turkey plus ~1.5 oz chopped celery (that's 2/3 of a serving), with some hoison sauce (2 tbsp). Fills two leaves- about 1.5 serv veggies! Only 170 calories, and 18 g of protein :)
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I have made a pact with myself that I will eat mostly whole type foods. It's great b/c they tend to be more filling and lower in calories. It took me some time to get used to not having processed food and junk, but now I crave fruits, veggies, whole grains, and lean meats. I do indulge in some processed foods, but I try to make them healthier things like tofu and lighter cheeses.
This stuff is incredible! It's a seasoned salt that "Livens up your favorite dishes with this zesty ALL NATURAL seasoning. It makes absolutely everything taste wonderful, meat, poultry, pasta, veggies, eggs, cottage cheese, tomatoes. You name it it makes it terrific. Try it!4
It can be found usually with the salts, on the bottom shelf. Hard to find but worth the effort!
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