General, Health and Wellness, Weight Loss
Health and Wellness, Weight Loss
Quinoa is often called a “superfood,” but you can think of it as a hard-working everyday staple for your healthy recipes.
Quinoa (say it “keen-wah”) is considered a whole grain, although it’s technically a seed. Like other SmartCarbs, it’s high in fiber and low in calories. According to Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, a half-cup serving also fuels you up with four grams of protein—in fact, it’s one of the few plant foods that’s a “complete” protein, including all nine essential amino acids.1
Quinoa has a chewy texture and a lightly nutty flavor that blends well with many other ingredients. It comes in different colors, including red, white, yellow and even black.
Quinoa is the perfect swap for rice in your recipes...
Meat lovers rejoice! We’ve compiled a list of our favorite recipes for meatballs. They’re delicious, high in protein and diet-friendly.
Lean meat and poultry are a great addition to your weight loss menu. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), meat, poultry and fish are rich sources of protein, B vitamins, iron, magnesium and more. High protein foods such as lean meat help to create muscles, bones and other structures within the body. B vitamins provide energy and other vital functions.
We compiled a list of some of our favorite healthy meatballs made from lean meats. Turkey, lean beef and Nutrisystem’s own Meatballs in Marinara Sauce are featured throughout these recipes.
Instead of giving up the foods you love, Nutrisystem is here to help you create health...
General, Health and Wellness, Supplements, Weight Loss
Are you a potato lover? The truth is potatoes get a bad rap but they actually offer many wonderful nutrients that can make them a great addition to a healthy diet. They’re packed with vitamin B6, vitamin C and fiber, says Healthline. Plus, they are a great source of potassium. Make those potatoes sweet potatoes, and you’ve got even more vitamin C, B6 and fiber, plus an abundance of vitamin A. Despite being nutritious, those health benefits can quickly become negated when potato recipes are fried or prepared with butter, full-fat sour cream or cheese. For those reasons you might want to consider an air fryer. That’s the best way to still enjoy the taste of the deep-fried foods that you love without having to cook in fattening oils...
The aroma of fresh-baked bread makes your home feel just a little cozier when the weather outside turns chilly. Eating bread straight from the oven warms you up from the inside out, too. But maybe you have heard that you have to avoid all bread recipes when you’re trying to eat healthy and lose extra pounds. We’re here to tell you that you can enjoy all of the sensory pleasures of homemade bread and stay on track to your weight loss goals.
With these 11 healthy bread recipes, you can treat yourself and the rest of your household to the tantalizing smells and the satisfying tastes of bread this season. Best of all, these recipes are so easy, you don’t need any baking experience.
Calories per Serving: 188