Toss some broccoli into your pasta that's boiling for a couple of minutes at the end. Then you bulk up your meal with healthy vegetables that are al dente along with your pasta! It doesn't get any easier than that!
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I personally have a hard time gettng motivated to eat vegetales, so I sneak them in to my main dishes. I figure if I am already cooking something (such as pasta, lean ground beef, chicken, etc.) I might as well add spinach leafs, bell peppers, broccolli or other 'easy' vegetables.
This also helps with portion control because you fill up partially on the lower-calorie vegetables and need less of the higher-calorie main meal.
An easy way to save calories and get your vegetables without even knowing.
When making meatloaf, use oatmeal instead of bread crumbs (for added fiber & nutrition) and add onions, carrots, zucchini, peppers, garlic and any other vegetable you may want to "hide". Some steak sauce, ketchup and worchestershire, along with herbs, makes a delicious dinner with less meat needed.
Keep fresh fruits and vegetables washed and ready to eat in the fridge. It's so much easier to grab a cookie than to cut up a honeydew melon. Cut the melon in advance. Keep it in a plastic container. Do this with all your fruits and vegetables and snacking on something healthy becomes much easier.
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