Flat Belly Recipes

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Flat-Belly Diet Recipe: Curried Couscous

Here's a sweet-savory recipe for Curried Couscous that is made for your flat-belly diet. Flavorful curry and chicken broth balance the sweetness from raisins and apples, while red pepper and parsley add [more…]

Flat-Belly Diet: Blueberry Breakfast Salad

Salad for breakfast? Why not? This recipe for Blueberry Breakfast Salad is perfect for a flat-belly diet because it incorporates fresh salad greens, fruit, and a bit of crunchy granola. It's all tied together [more…]

DIY Pre-Made Lunch Combos for Your Flat-Belly Diet

Ever buy those little pre-made lunch combos for kids? Here's a recipe for a grown-up version that's flat-belly friendly and where you control portion sizes and variety. Fill a divided container — or individual [more…]

Baked Chicken Parmesan for a Flat-Belly Diet

This recipe for Baked Chicken Parmesan uses two flat-belly cooking methods to prepare chicken breast without sacrificing flavor and taste: baking and butterflying. Traditional chicken parmesan is pan-fried [more…]

Grilled Chicken Salad with Blueberries, Pecans, and Honey-Poppy Vinaigrette

Tired of the same boring salads on your flat-belly diet? Perk up your palate with this recipe for Grilled Chicken Salad with Blueberries and Pecans topped off with tasty Honey-Poppy Vinaigrette. A sprinkling [more…]

Flat-Belly Diet: Aloha Turkey Burgers with Creamy Mango Sauce

Perk up your flat-belly diet with this tropical treat. A bit of coconut punctuates this recipe for Aloha Turkey Burgers, which you top off with a drizzle of Creamy Mango Sauce. It's a delicious way to [more…]

Flat-Belly Diet: Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Blue Cheese Dip

Cook up this flat-belly recipe for Buffalo Chicken Sliders for a light meal or party appetizers. Cooked ground chicken can be dry sometimes, but the onions and spinach in this recipe add moisture. [more…]

Flat-Belly Diet: Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Wild Rice and Dried Blueberries

This recipe for Pork Tenderloin with a Wild Rice and Dried Blueberry Stuffing is a satisfying main dish for your flat-belly diet. Keep your portions in check with protein foods. Because they're filling [more…]

Mongolian Pork and Vegetables for a Flat-Belly Diet

Classic Asian seasonings (ginger, garlic, and soy sauce) add great flavor to this flat-belly recipe for Mongolian Pork, while carrots, broccoli, and red peppers help to create a colorful dish that pleases [more…]

Flat-Belly Diet: Jamaican Jerk Beef and Shrimp Shish Kebabs

Grilled foods are fantastic for the flat-belly diet because there's no added fat. Try this flavor-packed recipe for Jamaican Jerk Beef and Shrimp Shish Kebabs. Jerk seasoning is a traditional spice mix [more…]

Steak Fajitas with Chimichurri for a Flat-Belly Diet

Chimichurri is an Argentinean sauce that can be used as a marinade or sauce for grilled meats. It's similar to pesto but with a more liquid consistency. Chimichurri is often zesty or spicy and made from [more…]

Pumpkin Bolognese Sauce for a Flat-Belly Diet

You'd never guess that this beef Bolognese sauce is filled with pumpkin, which is rather flavorless but adds lots of body to dishes. Serve this over a bed of whole-grain pasta or spaghetti squash. [more…]

Roasted Shrimp Salad with Honey-Mustard Dressing

You may normally associate Honey-Mustard Dressing with chicken, but it tastes great in this Roasted Shrimp Salad. This flat-belly recipe also includes avocados, which are high in monounsaturated fats that [more…]

Citrusy Pan-Seared Scallops for a Flat-Belly Diet

These pan-seared scallops get a bright, citrus tang from orange and lime juice and a bit of heat from Sriracha sauce. Serve these citrus scallops with steamed sugar snap peas and carrots and a small side [more…]

Sweet Tuna Salad for a Flat-Belly Diet

Tired of the usual tuna salad on your flat-belly diet? This recipe for Sweet Tuna Salad includes unusual ingredients such as blueberries, raisins, and a hint of cinnamon. Celery and walnuts add crunch, [more…]

Poached Thai Coconut Fish for a Flat-Belly Diet

Cook up this recipe for Poached Thai Coconut Fish for a satisfying, flat-belly meal. Your tongue will experience a little sweet, a little hot, and a lot of flavor. Serve over brown rice or steamed vegetables [more…]

Grilled Salmon Flatbreads for Your Flat-Belly Diet

In this flat-belly recipe, grilled salmon — spiced with coriander, cumin, and fennel — is topped with a flavorful blueberry salsa and served on lightly grilled pita bread. [more…]

Chipotle Lime Avocado Chicken Salad for a Flat-Belly Diet

Yum might be your reaction after you try this flat-belly recipe for Chipotle Lime Chicken Avocado Salad. Using Greek yogurt instead of sour cream reduces the fat, and fresh avocado adds a satisfyingly [more…]

Sloppy Joes for a Flat-Belly Diet

Sloppy Joes are classic for busy weeknight meals, and they taste great reheated, too. You can use ground turkey breast instead of beef, or make it vegetarian with ground tempeh. [more…]

Hearty Santa Fe Chili for a Flat-Belly Diet

A hot bowl of Santa Fe Chili is perfect on a cold day. Keep this recipe on hand for a fast, easy and healthy weeknight meal. It freezes well, too, so you can easily enjoy it later. [more…]

Grilled Cheese and Turkey Sandwiches for a Flat-Belly Diet

The classic grilled cheese sandwich grows up! In this recipe, caramelized onion and cooked kale liven up turkey and Swiss, while thin slices of apple add texture. Grilling the sandwich adds toasty goodness [more…]

Creamy Avocado Quesadillas

Ripe avocado and reduced-fat cheese add a creamy taste to this flat-belly quesadilla. The recipe calls for protein-packed garbanzo beans, which you may know as chickpeas or ceci beans. If you want to dip [more…]

Orange Chicken and Vegetables

Fresh orange juice and zest brighten this beautiful Chinese dish, which is full of colorful vegetables and seasoned with garlic, ginger, and soy sauce. Prep all the ingredients before you begin to cook [more…]

Chicken Alfredo Pizza

Traditional Alfredo sauce consists of butter and Parmesan cheese (and sometimes cream) — definitely not for the flat-belly lifestyle. This recipe for Chicken Alfredo Pizza, however, replaces those belly [more…]

Broccoli and Chicken Mac 'n' Cheese

Broccoli and spinach add a splash of color to this flat-belly version of macaroni and cheese. Pureed cannellini beans replace some of the cheese, but you won't miss out on that creamy mouth-feel that you [more…]


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