What’s in the ideal “weight loss fridge”? Stock up on: Healthy spreads & sauces
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 The ideal “weight loss fridge’ is an article series dedicated to uncovering what SHOULD be in your fridge (or pantry) 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: Healthy spreads & sauces

Some of the best foods to eat on a diet are foods that really need a spread or sauce to taste great.

Things like wholegrain or rye toast, corn thins, cracker bread, rye crackers, rice cakes and the like all taste better once they are accompanied by a condiment of some sort.

So what can you put on your snack of choice and still keep the nutrition-value high and the calories low?

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Here are some good options – obviously all in moderation:

  • Marmite or Bovril – these are both really tasty, really satisfying and really low in calories. Just make sure not to eat too much other salt on days when you’re having them.
  • Peanut butter – the ‘no sugar or salt added’ or ‘natural’ versions only. Peanut butter is high in calories, but also high in a lot of good stuff like protein and healthy fat. Just skip the jam or syrup and use honey for sweetness if you must.
  • Cheese – cheese is good for you, but it is high in calories. Used sparingly makes it a tasty, healthy snack though.
  • Fish paste – tasty and nutritious, just make sure to brush your teeth after eating!

The above options should see you through any snack emergency with flying colours. Keep these in your house and enjoy whenever you need them. Just remember that if you’re having ten slices of bread then you’re in dangerous territory – moderation means one or two slices.

 

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

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