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It’s just 2 weeks from a wedding and you want to lose weight fast? You require a quick fix and turn to the seemingly obvious solution – Crash Diet. Crash or fad diets are the ones which focus mainly on deprivation to achieve extreme weight loss in a short span of time. There seems to be a new fad diet cropping up every day be it master cleanse, paleo, detox diet, raw food diet, etc. While these diets as tempting as they promise that they will help you lose weight faster, but the truth is they are doing our bodies much more harm than good. Read on for reasons as to why you should stay away from these diets.DeprivationAll the crash diets have one thing in common: Deprivation. The deprivation may be in terms of calories, food groups or specific foods, but one thing that remains constant in all diets is that they do take something significant away from your diet. Though this step looks logical, but it really is not a viable one. The main reason behind this is that if you cut an entire food group from our diet plans it is a surefire way to increase the temptations and cravings for it and indulging into them can ultimately result in hampering the weight loss.Food is your foeFad diets make you believe that food is your enemy which is not actually true. Food when eaten in balanced proportions, helps to nourish your body and improve the functioning of the entire system. Instead of cutting the entire food groups the focus should be on the addition of quality foods into your diets. Ranging from whole grains to nutrient dense fruits and veggies, there are plenty of satisfying foods that you can add in your diet to aid the weight loss process.UnsustainableAnother major problem is that the fad diets are unsustainable in the long run. The reason behind this is that our bodies are not build to endure the level of deprivation demanded by these fad diets. For example: if you restrict calories your body starts burning the muscles instead of fats which ultimately makes a negative impact on your metabolism levels. As a result of this at the end of the diet when you step on the scale you might find that you’ve actually gained weight instead of losing. This type of fad diets are extremely dangerous and can have detrimental effects on your health in the long run including the increased risk of heart disease, damage to arteries and the immune system.The Bottom LineThus, the crux of the above discussion can be concluded that the healthiest and best way to shed off those extra pounds permanently is to aim for 1-2 pounds of weight loss per week. There is no need to rely on “Fast Weight Loss Diets” as they will not be sustainable in the long run. Rather than expecting a transformation overnight try to focus on creating one healthy habit a week. Along with this stop treating food as your enemy and start considering exercise as your friend and you will definitely reach your desired weight loss goals before the special occasion! CHEERS...

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Working out is good for your body, great for your health, and can be lots of fun. But what if you don’t have enough time or money to get a gym membership? Don’t worry, there are plenty of ways to stay fit outside of the gym, including lots of fun exercises you can do at home. Here are some fun indoor exercises you can do anywhere! No equipment needed.Warm UpA warm up is essential to all exercises. It gets the blood moving, gets your heart rate up, and helps you prevent injury. Try to start every workout you do with a 2 to 5 minute warm up.Air SquatsAn air squat is the simplest form of the squat, performed without holding any additional weight. Stand with your feet a little wider than your hips. Send your hips back like you’re trying to sit down in a chair. Keeping your weight in your heels and your knees in line with your ankles, sit back as far as you can. Pause at the bottom, then stand all the way up, squeezing your seat at the top. Start your workout with 3 sets of 10 air squats.Arm CirclesNow it’s time to warm up the upper body. Start rotating your arms in large circular motions. Move faster and faster until you feel your heartrate start to pick up. Do this for one minute.Okay, now that you’re warmed up, it’s time to get serious.The Work OutThe idea during each of these exercises is to keep the intensity up. You should be out of breath and working hard the whole time. For this workout, use a 15-12-9 pattern. First, do 15 repetitions of each exercise, then do a round of 12 for each exercise, a round of 9, and you’re finished!BurpeesBurpees is the exercise that you love to hate, because it is so difficult, but so effective. Start in standing. Bend your knees and put your palms on the ground. Jump back into a plank position. Bend your arms until you are lying flat on the ground. Now push back up into plank, jump your feet back in between your hands, stand up straight, and jump. Repeat.Jumping lungesStart out standing. Take a big step forward with your right foot, sinking down into a lunge. Now, from this lunged position, jump up and switch your legs midair, landing in a lunge position with your left foot forward. If this is too challenging, just switch lunges without jumping.Push-UpsThis common exercise is popular for good reason. If done correctly, push-ups are a fantastic workout for your whole body. Come to plank position, with your hands slightly wider than your elbows. Squeeze the muscles in your legs, seat, and abs. Now bend your elbows so that they go backwards on a 45-degree angle. Lower yourself almost to the ground. Push yourself back up.A Killer At-Home WorkoutThese three exercises are specifically put together to hit all the major muscle groups in your body. You’ll work your legs, seat, abs, and arms, all in under 15 minutes! Don’t forget to spend 5 to 10 minutes stretching yourself out afterwards. This quick at home workout is effective and easy to do even in a small space. So, what are you waiting for! Drop and give me 15.Download Mevo app now from –App Store – https://itunes.apple.com/in/app/mevo-weight-loss-fitness/id1082646969?mt=8Play Store – https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.mevolife.mevo&hl=en...

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Eating healthy is awesome but at times the food in particular gets a little too boring. With not much choices you tend to repeat your recipes. This can sometimes take you on the verge of a breakdown (and ruining your diet) because deep inside, you crave to eat food that comes in those takeout boxes and is amazingly delicious, loaded off course but yes unavoidably tasty. Whenever I am in such kind of a dilemma, I always make myself something that is loaded with herbs and flavors, it really satiates me to the next level. Chicken being my favorite dinner, this chicken breast seasoned with garlic, basil, and red pepper flakes really peps and lifts my mood. The best part of this recipe is that its loaded with proteins and very less on the calories, It’s just perfect for a hearty meal. Make a side of grilled veggies along this and you will be sorted. Try this really simple Herbed Baked Chicken Breast recipe yourself tonight and you will fall in love with its simplicity and flavor too.Ingredients1 tablespoon dried parsley, divided1 tablespoon dried basil, divided4 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakesMethod1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Coat a 9×13 inch baking dish with cooking spray.2. Sprinkle 1 tsp parsley and 1 tsp basil evenly over the bottom of the baking dish. Arrange chicken breast halves in the dish, and sprinkle evenly with garlic slices. In a small bowl, mix the remaining 2 teaspoons parsley, remaining 2 teaspoons basil, salt, and red pepper; sprinkle over the chicken.3. Bake covered in the preheated oven 25 minutes. Remove cover, and continue baking 15 minutes, or until chicken juices run clear.Nutritional InfoServes 4Nutritional value per serve: Calories 155kcal, Fat 3g, Carbs 4g, Protein 25.5g...

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Put that soda down, don’t reach for the candy bar, and stay away from the cookie jar if you are really serious about your weight loss! These guilty pleasures may seem like they make you feel better when you’re indulging in their sweet deliciousness, but in reality they are doing a major harm to your weight loss goals. There are absolutely no essential nutrients required for weight loss in sugar, so why are you fueling your body with something it doesn’t even need? You wouldn’t fill your car’s gas tank with water, because it wouldn’t run. The same concept should stand for your body & weight loss process!Why is sugar bad for your weight loss goals?Apart from weight gain an overload of added sugar can lead to liver disease, diabetes, obesity, cancer, high cholesterol, heart disease and many other health problems. We already have enough to deal with in our lives, why add these problems to the mix?How to start cutting sugar out of your diet & reach weight loss goals faster?For those of you who rely heavily on sugar, and may even consider yourselves a “sugar addict,” cutting these sugars out of your diet can be challenging, so it’s okay to start slowly. Try saying no to dessert, and instead eat a piece of fruit which has naturally occurring sugars, and will decrease that refined sugar craving. After you have defeated the dessert craving, it’s time to cut out all sugary drinks. In order to boost up the weight loss process, try making your own fruit juices, and adding raw honey or agave into your coffee. Of course it is always recommended that you replace that can of soda with a glass of water, but there are plenty of tasty weight loss friendly alternatives if it is flavor that you crave.What are the benefits to less sugar in your life?Making these simple changes in your diet can change your body & boost up the weight loss process dramatically. You will begin to see the pounds shed, and your energy levels soar. Large amounts of sugar on a daily basis can make you feel fatigued, and when you feel tired you’re more than likely not going to exercise. It’s a vicious circle that doesn’t end until you make the decision to change your diet. This is not to say that you cannot treat yourself every now and then once you have your sugar consumption in check, but just make sure that you don’t over indulge!We get it, sugar is enticing but the benefits to lowering its existence in your life are tremendous!...

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I’m a hard core DESSERT LOVER and only I know how hard it is not to indulge in the sweetness of desserts literally every day. This summer, I made a lot of desserts at home as this way I could have easily controlled the sugar quantity and also omit various kinds of preservatives that the market available packaged dessert options contain. Fruits are very essential in my life and whenever I feel I need that sweet fix, I make some very easy yet delicious fruit sorbets at home. You would only need your favorite fruit, some sugar ( very less quantity, as the fruit already contains the natural sweetness in it), some lime juice and food coloring to make this one. Try GUAVA SORBET tonight and surprise you loved ones.Ingredients2 cups ripe chopped guavas1/2 cup sugar1/2 tsp lime juicea few drops of strawberry red fruit colorMethod1. Combine the guavas, sugar and 1 cup of water in a pan and bring to a boil.2. Simmer for 10 to 15 minutes till the guavas soften and the sugar syrup is of one string consistency.3. Cool slightly and blend in a liquidizer.4. Strain through a sieve and add the lemon juice and red food color so that the mixture is pink in color. Mix well and cool completely.5. Pour into a shallow container. Cover and freeze till it is firm.6. Serve small scoops in long stemmed ice-cream glasses.Nutritional infoServes 2Nutritional value per serve: Calories 250kcal, Fat 1g, Carbs 58g, Protein 1.5gGet more of such health and easy to make recipes in Mevo – Weight Loss & Fitness app. Available both on Android and iOS....

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Now that the weekend is over, we all need to get back on track with healthier eating. Although I did fairly well by avoiding most of the bad food, I just ate more than I should have.Like most people, I want to improve my health this year and for this I have chosen the KETO DIET. Improving health also means eating better, reducing stress, and becoming more active. Another thing I want to work on is spending less time in the kitchen, you know how it gets so tiring to cook every day of the week. I also have a habit of snacking more than I should. I’m one of those people who has a hard time refraining when I see anything to nibble on. So, I just need to clear the food out of my sight and getting out of the kitchen will surely help with that.The best way to deal with this mess is have a soup dinner (made in a crockpot) from my few of the favorite KETO RECIPES. Use a crockpot, few ingredients (but substantial ones) and let the magic of slow cooking begin. Crockpot cooking really gives you a lot of extra time in hand to do other stuff rather than just standing in the kitchen and munching on tit bits while the food is made. It lets you free and allows you to have some quality time with everyone at home. You only need 4 ingredients to make this ridiculously easy crock pot Mexican low carb KETO CHICKEN soup.Ingredients1 1/2 pounds chicken pieces boneless/skinless15.5 oz chunky salsa15 oz chicken broth8 oz Monterey or Pepper Jack cheese cubed small or shreddedMethod1. Place chicken pieces at the bottom of a 6 quart crock pot.2. Add remaining ingredients.3. Cook on high 3-4 hours.4. Remove chicken pieces and shred chicken. Return to crock.5. Serve hot.Nutritional InfoServes 6Nutritional value per serve: Calories 400kcal, Fat 22.5g, Carbs 7.5g, Protein 37gGet more of such healthy recipes in Mevo – Weight loss & Fitness app, available both on Android & iOS....

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No childhood is complete without those sweet memories of homemade crepes. My mother used to make these for us for breakfast and sometimes even as an evening snack. We were in love with that aromatic fragrance of vanilla while the crepes were made in our kitchen. Vanilla crepes for us were like a family tradition. And now whenever I want to re-live those days, I make them myself. They go well with fruit preserves or just dusted with some confectionery powdered sugar but I prefer them plain because off-course, I love vanilla. Its one of my favorite comfort food and goes perfect with a hot cup of tea or an Americano. Use your imagination and play with the flavors while making them. You can add a hint of cinnamon for that added flavor. After all, vanilla and cinnamon together can never go wrong.Ingredients3/4 cup milk1-1/2 egg yolks1 tbsp vanilla extract3/4 cup all-purpose flour1 tbsp sugar1/4 tsp salt2 tbsp and 1-1/2 tsp melted butterMethod1. In a large bowl, mix together the milk, egg yolks and vanilla. Stir in the flour, sugar, salt and melted butter until well blended.2. Heat a crepe pan over medium heat until hot. Coat with vegetable oil or cooking spray. Pour about 1/4 cup of batter into the pan and tip to spread the batter to the edges. When bubbles form on the top and the edges are dry, flip over and cook until lightly browned on the other side and edges are golden. Repeat with remaining batter.3. Fill crepes with your favorite fruit preserve if you like.Nutritional InfoServes 6Nutritional value per serve: Calories – 143Kcal , Fat – 6.5g , Carbs – 16g , Protein – 3.4gGet more healthy and easy to make recipes in Mevo – Weight Loss & Fitness app. Download on Android or iOS. ...

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Everybody has a few bad habits and some of them may be the reasons why you aren’t able to shed those extra pounds that have been clinging to you since forever. Your first step should be to find out what these bad habits are in the first place so that you can create an effective plan to eliminate them. We’ve combined the most common reasons why you may not be able to lose enough weight no matter how hard you try:1. You’re not having enough proteinGetting too many of your daily calories from carbs (especially simple sugars) and fats is one of the most common ways people sabotage their weight loss efforts. Your body takes twice as long to digest protein compared to carbs, thus making you feel fuller and satiated for longer. Furthermore, protein consumption stabilizes blood sugar levels and reduces cravings. Some great sources of protein include lean beef, poultry, fish, eggs, Greek yogurt, cottage cheese, nuts and nut butter, protein powder, whole grains such as quinoa and collard greens.2. You’re not sleeping enoughHow is sleep connected to weight loss? Well, here’s the deal – if you’re not getting enough sleep, you will have a lot of trouble trying to shed that extra fat. The reason: your body produces two hormones, leptin, and ghrelin. While leptin stimulates feeling of satiation during a meal and tells you when you’re full, ghrelin increases your appetite. Researchers at the University of Chicago have found that not getting enough sleep elevates ghrelin levels and reduces leptin levels and increases ghrelin levels causing increased cravings for sugary snacks during late night hours.3. You’ve eliminated certain foods for goodWhen you try to cut off certain foods altogether, you crave for them even more with time. Your diet may be going fantastic right now but like with most people, there will come a point when you will want to call it quits and indulge in your favorite unhealthy foods.Many people think that they have to give up what they love when they’re on a certain diet, which include diets that cut out carbs, sugar, gluten, dairy or fat. This can make a diet unsatisfying and sometimes even unhealthy, especially if you’re cutting out a macro.The solution: have everything in moderation and learn to control your portions. Soon you’ll develop a habit of having an occasional “unhealthy” snack and still enjoy your new lifestyle.4. You’re grazing too muchLet’s face it; most of us have been grazing since we were kids. We would open the fridge every time we pass it and graze the fridge, have a slice of that cake here, and have a spoon of Nutella there and maybe a cookie or two. Unfortunately, this habit follows you till adulthood and you continue to do it thinking it’s harmless to have a tiny bit of everything delicious in the fridge. You’ve just consumed several extra calories which can add up if you do it every day. Plan your meals and avoid snacking unnecessarily.5. You eat while you’re distractedEating while browsing the internet, driving, going through your Instagram feed or watching television may cause you to overeat. The solution is to stop eating when you’re focusing on other things or stop getting distracted while you eat. Try to eat slowly so that you can enjoy and respect the nutrients in your food. Chewing more triggers the brain to think that you are eating more, allowing you to eat less than you normally would.6. You’re not drinking enough waterYou’re already dehydrated by the time you are thirsty so avoid waiting too long to rehydrate. About 70 percent of your body is water, therefore, try your best to have 8 or more glasses of water per day to replenish your systemWhen you’re dehydrated, you might feel hungry as well even though it’s not your next meal time yet. Instead of reaching out for a snack, have a glass of water and see if you feel better. Always carry a bottle of water with you so that you are hydrated throughout the day. Drinking plenty of water will also ensure you don’t eat too much during your meals.7. You’re rewarding yourself with unhealthy foodEven if you exercise intensely every day, you need to focus on what you put in your body. Exercise is a way to burn some extra calories, tone and condition your muscles and improve your cardiovascular health. The benefits of exercise are countless, but it cannot replace a healthy diet. Therefore, no matter how much you exercise, avoid rewarding yourself each day with unhealthy food — it will only add more calories than you spent during your sweat session....

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When you’re on a KETO DIET, it’s really hard finding options when eating out. You also have limited options for your at-home meal preps, that is, you just can’t prepare meals that include those hearty-grainy sandwiches or those yummy and filling wraps. But recently, when I decided to SWORE OFF GRAINS, I tried re-creating one of my all time favorite wrap – SPINACH, HERB & FETA WRAP in keto style. So for this, I have replaced the usually used wrap with a wrap made of eggs and egg whites whipped together in sesame oil. This gives the wrap that specific texture that it needs to be perfect for filling! Sounds unreal? It tastes un-really good too. Follow this simple KETO RECIPE to meal prep these wraps for quick and carefree breakfasts that are GLUTEN FREE and OH SO KETO-DELICIOUS!Ingredients5 large eggs3 large egg whites1 teaspoon sesame oil½ teaspoon salt2 cups spinach leaves½ cup crumbled feta4 leaves basil, roughly chopped3 whole sundried tomatoes, choppedOptional: 1 teaspoon olive oilMethodFor the Wrap1. In a large mixing bowl combine your whole eggs, egg whites, salt, and sesame oil.2. Whisk together until the mixture is slightly foamy. About :30 to 1 minutes of whisking should bring the desired consistency.3. Use a non-stick pan or a pan prepared with cooking spray. I used a square 9 ½ non stick pan because I feel a square egg wraps easier. Allow the pan to reach medium heat. Pour half of the egg mixture into the skillet, cover and reduce the heat to medium-low.4. Once the wrap is cooked through and there is no raw egg left in the center, remove from the pan and cool on a paper towel or plate. Prepare the second wrap in the same way, cooking medium-low and slow.For the Filling1. Place spinach in the skillet used for the eggs on low heat to gently wilt the leaves. If you prefer soft leaves, leave them in the pan for about a minute.2. Portion out the feta, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, and oil (if using) and prepare to fill your wraps.3. Begin with a layer of wilted spinach, followed with the feta, basil, and drizzle of oil.4. Roll from one end to the other. Wrap in parchment to make eating on-the-go easier!Nutritional InfoServes 2Nutritional value per serve: Calories 360Kcal, Fat 25g, Carbs 4g, Protein 26.5gLooking for more healthy easy to cook Ketogenic recipes? Download Mevo – Weight Loss & Fitness app now and get more than 500+ healthy recipes. Available both on Android & iOS. ...

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Smoothies are a nutritional powerhouse, and are full of antioxidants, minerals, vitamins, proteins and also prove to be highly supportive for weight loss. Just a few misguided inputs can convert your diet smoothies into a high calorie and sugar-laden dessert. To make sure that your blend is low in calories yet nutritious, ensure that you are not making the following mistakes –1. Say no to added sweetenersLiquid inputs play an integral part in the preparation of a smoothie as they help in easier blending & mixing of all the ingredients. Flavored yogurt, fruit juice, & sweetened milk are a popular choice for smoothies, but using it can load it with added sweeteners. So the key to a healthy smoothie is to avoid the extra sugar, and experiment with plain low-fat Greek yogurt, light coconut water or unsweetened soy/almond milk. These ingredients not only make your smoothie rich and creamy, but also pack it with proteins.2. Go GreenAdding kale is a good option to enrich the protein content & make your smoothie green, but don’t dive into it right away. If you start with a bitter green, you may be tempted to add too many sweeteners/sugar. Start with adding some spinach as its flavors are easy to mask and then start branching out to kale or parsley for a more nutritious drink!3. Play with proteinsProteins are needed to boost up the weight loss process as they sustain the food desires for unnecessary snacking. A small dose of peanut butter, a tablespoon of flax-seed or silken tofu is a healthy way of adding protein to a smoothie.4. Too much of a good thingSipping a creamy fruit smoothie is better than any junk food as fruits are full of fiber and nutrients but don’t forget that they aren’t void calories. Fruits have natural sugars, which affects your body the same as any other kind of sugar. Bananas and Apples and any citrus has way too much sugar. If you are going to use fruit in your smoothies, you’re better off using strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, cantaloupe which are the lower sugar/carb fruits. Also, a healthy smoothie can have green inputs like spinach, kale, tomatoes, carrot greens, chard, etc. You can also pair the fruit ingredients with a protein source such as nuts, milk, soy milk, yogurt, etc.5. Fiber is a must-haveFiber is a kind of magical pill for weight watchers. It’s what keeps you filled you up for hours & curbs your appetite. For an effective contribution of fiber in your weight loss process, you must include at least 10gms of it in your smoothie. Some of the ingredients, which can prove helpful include – berries, spinach, flax seeds, kale, avocado, kiwi, pear, beans, chia seeds.6. An over-indulgence of anything can intoxicateIf you’re having a smoothie as a meal replacement, it’s natural to think that you’ll need a larger portion. But the key to success here is to avoid overindulgence as even if you’re only adding more fruit, the calories and sugar can creep up quickly. To increase the satiety value of your drink try adding ingredients such as avocado and oats which are extremely high on fiber and proteins.7. Keep a check on themJust because a food is high in nutrition doesn’t mean it’s low in calories. Certain healthy foods such as yogurt, dates, nuts, butters, mangoes, fresh-pressed juices, oats, and even fruits like apples, pears, mangoes, & cherries, contain more than a hundred calories each. You should not shy away from these healthy ingredients but use them in moderation to keep you weight loss regime on track!8. Variation in flavors is importantTo keep you intact and enjoy your drink on a daily basis a variation in the preparation method and ingredients used can be really helpful. Herbs, spices, and varied extracts can make a world of difference in the flavors of a smoothie. Fresh grated ginger adds a warming touch while Sriracha (red chili and garlic spiced sauce, served especially with Vietnamese and Thai food) brings a little heat.So, next time you make a smoothie keep these inputs/tips in mind to make a healthy and nutritious one and not a drink that is rich in unnecessary calories!...

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These FRUIT & YOGURT POPSICLES are my ticket to reaching that ‘UBER COOL MOTHER’ status. I mean which kid won’t like to be offered a POPSICLE FOR BREAKFAST? And when you will do so they will look at you in utter disbelief followed by complete appreciation. But little would the kids know that the joke is actually on them because these popsicles are the perfect example of AN IDEAL BREAKFAST. THE GOODNESS OF FRESH FRUITS when combines with that PROTEIN PUNCH OF YOGURT, what more could you or your children ask for. Just open that freezer and reach out for the PERFECT POPSICLE BREAKFAST. The most important meal of the day couldn’t be any easier. Why purchase something STORE BOUGHT that is laden with ingredients you cant even pronounce and are unhealthy. Eat clean, stay healthy!Ingredients2 cups fresh blueberries, raspberries, strawberries & sliced bananas2 cups plain or vanilla yogurt1/4 cup white sugar8 small paper cups8 Popsicle sticksMethod1. Place the mixed blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, sliced bananas, yogurt, and sugar into a blender. Cover, and blend until fruit is chunky or smooth, as desired.2. Fill paper cups 3/4 full with fruit mixture. Cover the top of each cup with a strip of aluminum foil. Poke a popsicle stick through the center of the foil on each cup.3. Place the cups in the freezer for at least 5 hours. To serve, remove foil and peel off the paper cup.Nutritional InfoServes 8Nutritional value per serve: Calories 81kcal, Fat 1g, Carbs 15g, Protein 3.5gLooking for more options of healthy breakfast. Download Mevo – Weight Loss & Fitness app which is available both on Android & iOS. ...

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Holidays make me crave for some substantial meals. And my love for yummy quesadillas speaks for itself. People around me know that I can literally hog on these cheezy beauties and not call quits easily. I have my own version of quesadillas which has two of the most tastiest ingredients – Spinach & Mushroom, along with the ridiculously sinful Cheddar Cheese. If you make these at home, you would know that aroma which comes out when the cheese leeks out of the tortillas and drips onto the skillet, cheese-frying that tortilla perfectly. I mean who doesn’t love their cheese grilled right? Just try this version and you would understand the pleasure of gastronomy that is involved here.Ingredients1 (10 ounce) package chopped spinach2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese2 tablespoons butter2 cloves garlic, sliced2 portobello mushroom caps, sliced4 (10 inch) flour tortillas1 tablespoon vegetable oilMethod1. Prepare spinach according to package directions. Drain and pat dry.2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Sprinkle 1/2 cup cheese on one side of each tortilla. Place tortillas cheese side up on baking sheets, and bake 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted.3. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in garlic and mushrooms, and cook about 5 minutes. Mix in spinach, and continue cooking 5 minutes. Place an equal amount of the mixture on the cheese side of each tortilla. Fold tortillas in half over the filling.4. Heat oil in a separate skillet over medium heat. Place quesadillas in the skillet one at a time, and cook 3 minutes on each side, until golden brown. Cut each quesadilla into 4 wedges to serve.Nutritional InfoServes 16 wedgesNutritional value per serve: Calories 153kcal, Fat 9.3g, Carbs 10.7g, Protein 6.7g...

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