Meal Plan (EW Content Type)

7-Day Meal Plan: Low-Cal Fall Dinners

Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:23

As the cooler weather of fall sets in, we start to crave hearty dishes like shepherd's pie, creamy pasta and steaming bowls of soup. In this week's meal plan, we selected 7-cozy dinners that will warm you up and satisfy your soul, without going overboard on calories. The dinners in this meal plan include lots of nutrient-packed veggies, naturally low in calories and high in fiber, to keep the meals filling.

7-Day Meal Plan: Guilt-Free Comfort Foods

Submitted by admin on Fri, 10/20/2017 - 09:02

In this week's meal plan, we've lightened-up classic comfort foods and created healthier alternatives that are just as delicious as the original. Enjoy warming meals such as Slow-Cooker Stout & Chicken Stew, Loaded Twice-Baked Potatoes and Creamy Fettuccine with Brussels Sprouts & Mushrooms. Full of flavor, these dinners hit the spot without going overboard on calories and salt.

1-Day Meal Plan: Eat More & Weigh Less

Submitted by admin on Tue, 01/03/2017 - 10:29

Not a fan of small portions? Neither are we. This 1,500-calorie meal plan focuses on foods you can eat a lot of without tipping the scale in the wrong direction. Filling low-calorie foods like vegetables, brothy soup, lean chicken and popcorn will help you to feel satisfied all day long.

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7-Day Meal Plan: Feed a Crowd for $3 or Less

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/21/2016 - 16:37

Cooking for a crowd doesn't need to drain your wallet. With this week's meal plan you can easily feed 6 or more people for $3 or less per serving. And you don't need to spend all day in the kitchen either. Some light meal prep in advance can make weeknight recipes even easier—just look for the "Plan Ahead" notes we included for some of the days. The goal is to stress less, eat better.

1-Day Vegetarian No-Sugar-Added Meal Plan

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/14/2016 - 15:40

There's nothing wrong with eating some sugar, but eating too much can be dangerous to your health. In recent decades we've seen the rates of obesity, heart disease, and diabetes skyrocket in people of all ages, and research has shown it's directly connected to too much sugar in the diet. The American Heart Association recommends no more than 6 teaspoons of added sugar daily for women, and no more than 9 teaspoons for men, but most Americans end up eating twice that amount.

7-Day Meal Plan: 400-Calorie Dinners

Submitted by admin on Wed, 12/14/2016 - 14:43

Eating to lose weight isn't just about the calories. In this week's meal plan, 400-calorie dinners feature foods that research has shown help make weight loss easier. Low-calorie spaghetti squash is swapped in for pasta, filling fiber-rich beans are added to give your dinner more staying power, and satisfying omega-3-rich fish helps to quell appetite-related hormones. These naturally-slimming dinners make healthy eating and losing weight a delicious endeavor.