April Fools’ Day is here, and while it may be fun to pull a classic prank on a good friend, you may be better off fooling yourself.
One of the hardest parts of any diet can be finding foods that are not just good for you, but also taste great. This is the perfect way to trick your body into losing weight, while still enjoying delicious meals and snacks.
If you want results from the Atkins Diet, as well as the fun of tricking your body into eating healthy with great tasting food, then you need to find the best healthy foods.
Phase 1 of the Atkins Diet allows you to eat a variety of protein choices such as meat, fish, poultry and eggs, eight to ten servings of cooked and raw vegetables, 4 ounces of cheese daily, and healthy fats that include olive oil, avocado, mayo, butter, and cream. With just these few food groups, there is almost an endless list of healthy, delicious and simple meals and snacks to satisfy your body.
Here is a list of some of the best healthy foods that taste great for sticking to your diet while you enjoy your meals and snacks:
Who doesn’t love bacon? This simple recipe will take less than 30 minutes and gives you a shockingly delicious snack. All you need is asparagus, bacon, chili powder and granular sugar substitute. Simply dust your bacon with the chili powder. Wrap a few pieces of asparagus with a slice of bacon and grill them on medium-low heat for 12 minutes.
Buffalo Chicken Wings
Being able to eat buffalo wings hardly makes this seem like a diet. Wings are so versatile! You can serve them as an appetizer when you are having a party, a snack while watching a game or have them for dinner. This great buffalo chicken wing recipe is the perfect trick to play on yourself.
These are just of the many options you have for great tasting food that fits perfectly into Phase 1 of the Atkins Diet. For more recipes regardless of what phase you are in, click here.