How do you lose those winter pounds to look good for summer while strutting around in that bathing suit you love?
Simple, along with the right kind of exercise to maximize calorie burning, a great diet can have you 10 pounds lighter in a matter of weeks!
As most of you know, wheat is not a part of my diet, except when it’s my birthday. Which, as you know, comes around several times per year 😉
Removing wheat and substituting it with beans is one of the most effective and healthy ways to drop pounds fast.
Here is a delicious soup recipe for you to add to your nutrition plans.
And be sure to let me know just how much you like it! 🙂
MEDITERRANEAN LENTIL SOUP
1 3/4 cups red lentils, soaked in 8 cups of boiling water for 20 minutes, then drained, set aside
Fry lightly – about 4 minutes- in 2 tblsp olive oil:
1 1/2 cups minced onion
2 garlic cloves
1 bay leaf
1 tblsp dried italian herbs or oregano
5 cups chicken or vegetable broth and the soaked lentils, cook covered for about 10 minutes or until lentils are soft but not mushy
Add 2 cups diced tinned tomatoes including juice, bring to boil
Finish by adding 1/4 fresh lemon juice and 5 cups loosely packed fresh baby spinach leaves, stir and serve immediately
Serve with a warmed crusty (wheatless) bread, a chunk of feta cheese and kalamata olives
Enjoy! And keep up the great work!