4 protein packed dinners using ONLY 5 main ingredients

When you are trying to lose weight, it’s a great idea to ensure you are getting plenty of protein in your meals.

Protein fills you up and helps keep you from feeling hungry again until your next meal. It is found in meat, nuts, seeds, eggs, legumes, tofu, fruit and vegetables.

These tasty dinners will give you a good hit of protein, and also have just 5 main ingredients.

All four of these recipes come the 28 Day Weight Loss Challenge. All of our recipes are family friendly and will help you to lose weight in a healthy way.

Roast Beef With Pepper and Mushroom Gravy

4 protein packed dinners using ONLY 5 main ingredients

1.Roast Beef With Pepper and Mushroom Gravy

380 calories per serve.

If you’ve got a hungry family to feed, or friends coming over for dinner – this is a great recipe to have up your sleeve.

Recipe here.

2.Spaghetti Prawn Marinara


446 calories per serve

Here is a show stopping dinner that is sure to impress. The best part is that this delicious seafood pasta dish is actually very easy to prepare.

Recipe here.

3.Chicken Laksa

Chicken Laksa

390 calories per serve

Ditch the take away and make your own healthy laksa at home with just FIVE ingredients.

Recipe here.

4.Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

Lentil Shepherds Pie

365 calories per serve

Meat doesn’t always have to be on the menu when you’re focused on high protein meals. Legumes such as lentils or chickpeas provide a good source of protein too. This meal is pure vegetarian comfort food.

Recipe here.

Want more recipes using less than 5 main ingredients?


Whether you’re just starting out on your weight loss journey or wanting to maintain your healthy lifestyle, making things as simple as possible is one of the keys to success.

The July Challenge is about simplicity when it comes to reaching your weight loss goals. The meal plans are loaded with healthy recipes that contain 5 or less key ingredients to make them really easy to prepare  making them a breeze to schedule into everyday.


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