I know that Christmas is fast approaching. This is a struggle for many people who imagine a thinner silhouette. Here are painless tips to help you get through the next couple of stew beef bacon weeks with out destroying your fun!
Cut the buns in half and take some of the bread out from inside, to give you more space for the fillings. Toast both halves of the bread in a skillet and spread some mayonnaise over both sides. Arrange some meat and vegetables on one half. You can choose from grilled braising steak and potatoes in slow cooker, fried chorizo, slow-cooked pulled beef, pulled pork or shredded chicken. Grilled onions and mushrooms are a tasty vegetarian option.
Skinny guys and beginners make the same mistakes all the time - namely thinking that their diet is secondary to their routine. You wouldn't expect a sports car to run on empty would you? No you'd fill it up with the best gas you could get your hands stewing steak on right?
Some meat dishes, especially when you are using tough cuts, will take up to ten hours to tenderize in a crock pot but fish cooks a lot quicker, which is why slow cooker braising steak for fish usually only need three or four hours. Leaving the fish in the crockpot when it has finished cooking can dry it out so this is not something to leave in there all day while you are out. You will need to serve the fish the moment it is prepared.
Lentils - lentils have the tag of being bona fide belly fatteners. That is not a tag that most people would want to associate themselves with. However, lentils also have the advantage of helping persons willing to watch their weight. As such, with the proper exercises, you should not have to worry about the increasing belly size. Lentils are also healthy in general and can replace meat and other protein very comfortably in a diet.
Some days, choose healthy fast food. This phrase used to be somewhat of an oxymoron, but nowadays, new chains are popping up nationwide that offer fresh, healthy, locally-sourced fare. From soup to pasta to burritos, you can find something that suits everyone's tastes. It's probably not something you want to do every night, but your fast food choices are now much broader than the old hamburgers and French fries.
As ever, you should always be aware of what you're eating. Lean cuts are nice, but sometimes you just want to indulge in a tender Rib-eye or T-bone. In general it's best to just look out for marbling braising meatballs stay healthy. Trying to cut down on fat doesn't mean missing out on red meat.