5 protein-rich foods that will keep you on track to achieve your weight loss goals

Having protein incorporated into your 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.
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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

Creamy Peas with Poached Eggs on Toast

1. Cottage cheese

Fresh cottage cheese in bowl with apple. Rustic style. Bio/organic/natural ingredients. Healthy eating.

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

Protein Powder Vanilla

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

3. Quinoa

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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! 

4. Eggs

Sweet Potato and Egg Brekki Bites

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

Sweet Potato Fries

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.

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