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6 LOW CARB, HIGH PROTEIN FOODS TO ADD TO YOUR DIET TODAY

6 LOW CARB, HIGH PROTEIN FOODS TO ADD TO YOUR DIET TODAY

If you think that healthy food won’t excite your taste buds, you’ve obviously not gotten around to experimenting in the kitchen. There are ton of ways to make each meal a lot healthier and most of them are a lot simpler than you think. If you’ve turned into a total gym rat and need to give your tired muscles a punch of protein plus tone down those carbs without too much toil, here are 6 easy ways to get around to it...
eggs add to your diet

Eggs

The best part about eggs? They’re an excellent source of inexpensive, high quality protein and can be cooked in an endless number of ways. Have your egg as an omelette, a sunny side up, scrambled, and poached, whatever way you like! Given the fact that most of us skip out on breakfast because we are usually running late for college or work, a boiled egg on a brown toast is the quickest, healthiest choice you can make while scramming out the door.

date and almonds add to your diet

Date and almonds

Date and almond bombs give you the right protein and energy kick pre-workout. Dates are high in natural sugars like glucose and taste absolutely delish. A handful of almonds thrown in are an added benefit and can provide you with around 2.5 grams of protein! Together, they make for a healthy, energy-boosting snack.

chicken add to your diet

Chicken

Diets with high levels of protein have been known to be effective in reducing weight, making chicken, one of the main players when it comes to weight loss. For those of you on the go—be it classes, practical or way too many meetings—a chicken sandwich with brown bread and some beet, onion and capsicum (and cheese if you aren’t on a strict diet plan) should be the perfect go-to snack.

peachy green protein smoothie add to your diet

Peachy Green Protein Smoothie

If you want to start your day on a healthy note, blend together 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk, a cup of frozen pineapple, half a banana, a cup of spinach and a tablespoon of flaxseed oil. It’s the perfect post-gym refreshment, packed to the brim with nutrients and will ensure that you stay satiated until its lunchtime.

Prawns and couscous salad add to your diet

Prawns and couscous salad

Prawns with couscous salad are a great protein-rich lunch. Prawns are great for a low calorie diet (100 grams contain 25 grams of protein) and a cup of couscous has about 2 grams of dietary fibre which plays a major role in maintaining your health. This couscous salad is sure to become a staple item in your diet because it makes for a healthy dish, but is also in sync with your weight-loss plan.

oatmeal add to your diet

Oatmeal

Adding a serving of oats to your daily diet is a way to get just a bit more protein. No matter which variety you choose, oats can give you as much as 10-14% of your protein needs for the day. Heat up a bowl of oatmeal with your favourite fruits and nuts and start your day with a healthy breakfast.

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