1. Banana and Almond Butter Toast
You only need 3 ingredients and 5 minutes of prep time for this simple snack. It has banana, an excellent source of resistant starch; almond butter, which is filled with heart-healthy monounsaturated fat; and fiber-rich rye bread.
Ingredients: Almond butter, rye bread, banana
2. Tuna and White Bean Crostino
This crostino has nearly 4 grams of resistant starch, which helps your body burn fat.
Ingredients: Canned tuna, white beans, lemon, fresh parsley, salt, pepper, whole-wheat country bread, Fontina cheese
3. Chicken and Veggie Pita
This easy chicken sandwich packed with veggies is the perfect power snack. The fresh vegetables boost your energy, and the chicken helps you burn calories by forcing your body to work harder to digest it. It's a powerful combination of ingredients that can fill you up and slim you down all at the same time.
Ingredients: Baby spinach, cooked chicken, sliced red bell pepper, low-fat Italian vinaigrette, whole-grain pita
4. Raw Kale, Grapefruit and Hazelnut Salad
Kale, the ultimate superfood, is rich in vitamins A, C, and K, while grapefruit protects your heart, smooths your skin, and suppresses your appetite.
Ingredients: Pink grapefruit, red onion, lemon, plain yogurt, extra-virgin olive oil, kosher salt, black pepper, lacinato kale or baby kale leaves, toasted hazelnuts
5. Blueberry Oat Pancakes with Maple Yogurt
Who doesn't love pancakes? This recipe for blueberry oat pancakes with maple yogurt makes it easy to enjoy your favorite breakfast, guilt-free. Just one serving packs 26 grams of protein, 6 grams of fiber, and a powerful dose of antioxidants.
Ingredients: Old-fashion rolled oats, low-fat cottage cheese, eggs, vanilla extract, blueberries, cooking spray, plain Greek-style low-fat yogurt, maple syrup