beauty secrets of celebrities

Ever wonder how celebrities stay so slim and trim? It has a lot to do with their diet!

If you’re looking to lose some extra baggage, then here are 5 secret celebrity recipes that will slim and tone you:

Fattoush Salad

1. Fattoush Salad

This celebrity salad contains crisp vegetables and beans, making it ultra-healthy.

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • 1 cup sliced cucumbers
  • 1/2 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 2 ounces feta cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced radishes
  • 2 cups chopped romaine lettuce
  • 1 cup toasted whole wheat pita bread
  • 3 teaspoons red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh thyme
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh garlic
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/2 ounce olive oil

Directions:

  • To make the dressing, combine the vinegar, thyme, mustard, water, and garlic in a bowl, and then gently whisk in the olive oil
  • In a large salad bowl, toss all the salad ingredients together except the feta cheese along with the dressing
  • Crumble feta cheese on top of the salad
Power Shake

2. Power Shake

Here's a recipe for a celebrity healthy breakfast shake that’s low in sugar but high in protein, healthy fat, and fiber.

Ingredients:

  • 10 ounces of skim milk
  • 1 sliced banana
  • 1/3 cup ice
  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter

Directions:

  • Throw all ingredients into a blender and blend until creamy
Nori Burritos

3. Nori Burritos

Jam packed with fresh vegetables and antioxidant rich seaweed, this unique spin on traditional burritos is sure to satisfy your taste buds.

Ingredients:

  • 1 sliced umeboshi plum
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 2 sheets nori
  • 2 lettuce leaves
  • 1 sliced avocado
  • 1 sliced apple
  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • 6 cilantro sprigs
  • Salad greens

Directions:

  • Place half the quinoa on each sheet of nori and top with all the other remaining ingredients
  • Then roll the nori into a cone shape and seal the edges by dampening the edges of the nori
Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas

4. Chicken and Cheese Quesadillas

This healthy quesadilla recipe is filled with fiber and protein and low in fat.

Ingredients:

  • 2 whole wheat tortillas
  • 5 ounces grilled chicken without skin
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1/3 cup corn
  • 1/2 cup bell peppers
  • 1/2 cup low-fat cheddar cheese

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Take one tortilla, and top it with chicken, corn, bell peppers, and cheese
  • Then set the other tortilla on top of the ingredients, and bake for 15-to-20 minutes
  • Add sour cream and salsa
Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

5. Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers

This quinoa stuffed bell peppers recipe is jam packed with nutrients, protein, and fiber – it’s full of vitamin C, flavonoids, and antioxidants.

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
  • 1/3 cup grated zucchini
  • 1 tablespoon minced basil
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 minced garlic clove
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Cut the top off the bell pepper, removing all the seeds
  • Make sure the bell pepper stands up straight
  • Then, in a bowl, mix together the quinoa, tomatoes, zucchini, basil, one tablespoon cheese, two teaspoons pine nuts, lemon juice, oil, and garlic
  • Place the bell pepper in a baking dish with some water, and cover with foil
  • Bake for 30 minutes
  • Take the bell pepper out, and top it with the remaining one tablespoon of cheese and one teaspoon of pine nuts and bake uncovered for 15 more minutes until the cheese is melted and the nuts are golden

Flaunt that hot celeb-inspired bod

If you're looking to shed some pounds, look no further -- it all boils down to eating right and exercising. Try the above secret celebrity recipes, and you'll notice your body become more slim and tone.

References

1. "12 Best Celeb Weight Loss Recipes," Eat This, Not That, September 27, 2016.
2. "7 Celebrity Weight Loss Secrets We Totally Approve of," Women's Health, April 7, 2014.
3. "5 Celebrity Inspired Meal Plans," SheKnows, March 29, 2012.

 

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