Far more loathed than fat or cholesterol these days, sugar has become public enemy No. 1 when it comes to the health. Sugar is added to foods that don’t even taste all that sweet, like breads, condiments, and sauces.
And it adds up: although the American Heart Association recommends women consume no more than six teaspoons of added sugar per day (or about 100 calories), most of us take in double that.
The following menu will help you give up sugar and still feel sated. Let’s take a look:
- Scrambled eggs with ham or bacon
- Boiled eggs with a bit of low-fat mayonnaise
- Green smoothie.
- Coffee with low-fat milk and a slice of low-fat cheese
- Soft cheese and forest fruits
- Salad from fresh veggies and olives
- Taco Salad
- Tomato Soup
- Garlic Broccolini Pasta
- Chicken and Apple Salad
- Chicken Sandwich
- Cauliflower (not fried)
- Black coffee + hazelnuts
- Brown Rice Cake with Peanut butter
- Cottage cheese with salsa and cucumbers
- Spinach Dip & whole grain crackers
- Roasted veggies (cauliflower, broccoli, spinach, peppers)
- Low-fat kefir
- Avocado and salmon toast
- Grilled chicken with cauliflower-garlic sauté
- Chicken and tomatoes cucumber and celery salad