At Weight Watchers we want people to be able to eat great food and still lose weight and it can be so easy in during the summertime! One grill session can equal lunch or dinner for the entire week. Now that's easy living! All that you need is chicken, shrimp, veggies and some cathartic grill time. Put your grilling music on and work with the following…these are healthy proteins and veggies that we call Power Foods…they are good for you and keep your satisfaction level high!
A big package of boneless skinless chicken breasts can easily provide a week's worth of 4- to 5-ounce servings. Here's how to flavor them up:
Hot off the grill, they're great with a summery salad of chopped lettuce, tomato, radish and cucumber. Refrigerate the rest and eat them throughout the week like so...
Buy peeled and deveined large frozen shrimp. Shrimp don't require a brine or a marinade. Just crank on some black pepper to taste and toss them directly over high heat on the grill. Cook until pink and firm, turning once, about 5 minutes.
Hot off the grill, they need little more than a dip in bottled, low-fat barbecue sauce.
Refrigerate the rest and try these meals all week:, or
Here's the produce you need for a week:
Place all your veggies over high heat on the grill, then cook until tender and lightly browned, turning once. Asparagus, zucchini and yellow squash will take about 6 minutes; eggplant and onion, about 8 minutes; and fennel, about 10 minutes.
Hot off the grill or chilled from the fridge over the next few days, here are your meals
For more great recipes and ideas on making weight loss easy this summer, go to weightwatchers.com. As always, you can visit a meeting for free.