The ideal “weight loss fridge’ is an article series dedicated to uncovering what SHOULD be in your fridge if you hope to lose weight in 2018. So much focus is placed on what you shouldn’t eat if you’re dieting, so let’s check out what you should.

Stock up on: Wraps

One of the problems with ‘healthy’ or ‘diet’ food is that it can feel boring. A lot of the time you’ll feel like you’re just eating a salad (or veggies) and some protein. While food doesn’t always need to be exciting (your diet isn’t about food, it’s about losing weight ) we do want food to be enjoyable too.

One thing you can do to make a meal more ‘exciting’ is to add wraps to your menu.

So instead of just a salad, put your salad in a wrap with some seeds and feta cheese. Or make a nice tuna salad or roast veggie wrap.

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Obviously you want to cut the portion size slightly to accommodate the calories from the wrap, but otherwise there’s nothing inherently bad about it.

Using wraps can also lead to some new meals being added to your cooking repertoire, like burritos.

Also, wraps are a great way to make a meal like hamburgers less calorie-dense, as the wrap is lighter than a burger bun.

You may also find that (if you’re currently eating bread) wraps agree with your digestive system better if you find wraps that are not made using regular wheat flour. There are a number of wraps on the market including whole wheat and gluten free wraps!

PLUS you can freeze them, so that they’re available whenever you want for a quick dinner.

Find out what other items you should be keeping in your “weight loss fridge” below: