Weight loss is specially not an easy journey particularly when you’re only starting out. You will get hungry and also the cravings for flavorful food is going to be hard to resist. Don’t deprive yourself of hearty meals – grill your fruits, vegetables or lean meat for flavorful, smoky and satisfying dishes while not having to feel guilty about shedding off additional pounds.
Try these healthy and delicious fat loss grill recipes:
Kale and Mushroom Turkey Burger
What you would like:
8 burger buns, preferably wheat 1/2 kilogram ground turkey 4 baby bella mushrooms 2 cups fresh curly kale 1/4 cup chopped sweet onion 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh oregano leaves 1 tablespoon chimichurri sauce 1/4 teaspoon minced garlic 1/4 teaspoon salt Avocado slices, for serving
Heat the coconut oil in a pan over medium-high heat and sauté onion and garlic until tender. Stir in mushrooms and kale then cover and cook until vegetables are softened. Allow to cool. When ready, combine mushroom and kale mixture with ground turkey and season with oregano, chimichurri and salt. Using clean hands, form into patties. Cook over a pre-heated grill over medium-high heat, flipping once, to desired doneness. Coat buns with sauce usually chosen then top with turkey patty and avocado slices.
Honey-Yogurt Grilled Peaches
What you will need:
3 peaches, halved and pitted 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1/4 cup honey Cinnamon powder
Mix together Greek yogurt and honey in a very small bowl. Set aside. Cook peaches on the pre-heated grill over medium heat, cut side down, until grill marks appear. When ready, top grilled peaches with honey and yogurt. Sprinkle with cinnamon powder before serving.
Grilled Beef and Sweet Potato Wraps
What you will need:
6 wholegrain tortillas 1/2 kilogram sirloin steaks, sliced thinly 6 cups cubed sweet potatoes, steamed 3 cups thinly sliced cabbage 1 cup thinly sliced white onion 1 cup thinly sliced fresh basil 3 tablespoons lime juice 3 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoons chilli garlic sauce 1 teaspoon brown sugar
Cook beef on the pre-heated grill over medium high heat until just cooked through (slightly pink inside the center), about 2 to a few minutes per side. To make the dressing, mix together lime juice, soy sauce, canola oil, chilli garlic sauce and brown sugar within a glass jar and shake to mix ingredients well. Place cabbage and onion in a very bowl and toss with 50 % of the dressing. Place grilled beef, sweet potatoes and cabbage salad inside a serving platter. Drizzle beef and sweet potatoes with remaining dressing. Serve with tortillas.