Having protein-rich food incorporated into your Healthy Mummy meal plans is pivotal for shredding fat!
Protein is an essential macronutrient that we basically cannot live without, and can be incorporated into many meals.
These 5 protein-rich foods ensure you’re on top of your weight loss goals…
5 protein-rich foods for weight loss
1. Cottage cheese
A versatile cheese, that is HIGH in protein and very LOW in fat. Perfect for those on a healthy eating plan and aiming to achieve their weight loss goals.
Cottage cheese can be added to delicious and healthy recipes such as this Ginger Lemon Cheesecake recipe.
2. Whey protein
The Healthy Mummy Protein Powder is a source of high-quality whey protein with 26.2g of protein per serve. You can incorporate the powder into baked goods or smoothies which will really increase your protein for the day.
You can also get a mega protein fix in our Healthy Mummy Smoothies
This grain is one of the only plant-based complete proteins as it contains all nine essential amino acids. This means it’s very filling without leaving you feeling heavy!
You can use quinoa in basically any meal even breakfast like this Slow cooked quinoa porridge with apple and cinnamon!
Like quinoa, eggs are a complete protein making them a must for this list. Eggs are so versatile; you can add them to your smoothie, add to your breakfast, lunch or dinner, and when boiled is a perfect portable snack!
5. Sweet Potato
One of the highest sources of carbohydrates that is not going to spike your blood sugars but also high in protein. Another ingredient you can turn into any meal.
Toast for breakfast, muffins for a snack, roasted in salads, stuffed, mashed or fried into chips! Check out this easy crispy sweet potato fries recipe.