Muesli with Cherries
- 1/3 cup steel-cut oats
- 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk
- 1 tsp ground cloves
- 2 tsp honey
- 2 Tbsp chopped dried tart cherries
Soak oats in almond milk in the fridge overnight. In the morning, stir in remaining ingredients.
Total: 336 calories
Pigments in tart cherries may help reduce body weight and body fat, according to an animal study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan Health System.
Tomato, Artichoke, and Feta Frittata
- 1 egg
- 1 egg white
- Cooking spray
- 1/4 cup chopped tomato
- 1/2 cup canned artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
- 1 tsp chopped shallot
- 3 Tbsp crumbled feta cheese
- 1 slice whole-grain bread, toasted
Whisk together egg and egg white. In a skillet misted with cooking spray, cook tomato, artichoke, and shallot for 2 minutes over medium heat. Reduce heat to low, and add eggs. Cover, and cook 3 minutes, until eggs are firm. Top with feta. Serve with toast.
Total: 286 calories
Eating whole grains may decrease inflammation, which is associated with decreased belly flab.