It is very common for most people to get hungry, and they try to reach for carbohydrates or sugars, like bread and pasta, to reduce their appetite. But, the best way to reduce hunger and to stay fuller for a longer time is the use of proteins.
They digest slowly as compared to sugars and carbs, which is why; you need to use them to banish your hunger. It is not only a natural way, but it is safer and better than using carb-controlling products.
Everybody knows, proteins are most important for muscle building process as well, and can help you burn fat from your body, so you can get a slimmer body. It is easy to get protein food, as it is present in every animal product. For instance, eggs, fish, dairy, meat, and soy, nuts, whole grains, legumes, and pulses, etc.
So, there is no need to use only the protein shakes for getting the required amount of proteins for building your muscles. Most people hate protein shakes, as they are not tasty and can upset their stomachs, so they avoid getting the required amount from these artificial products and try to use alternative natural methods.
In this article, I am going to tell you about some of the dishes, which are full of proteins, and you will get the required amount with each dish. They are not only healthy but are also very effective in providing the desired amount to each person.
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Baked Eggs in Ham Cups
It is a breakfast recipe, which is not only healthy but will let you feel fuller for a long time, and does not take much time to prepare it. For this dish, you need to get some eggs, ham and some seasonings, like paprika and pepper. Then you need to line a muffin tray with some slices of ham, and then crack one egg in each pot. Then sprinkle the seasoning and bake them for 20 minutes on low heat, in the oven. You can always make as many of these dishes as you wish, and you can enjoy them all the time.
Pumpkin Spice Protein Pancakes
A protein diet is very important for bodybuilders in breakfast, as they need to go on with heavy meals, which can help them build muscles as well. This dish will be the most amazing dish you will really want to eat, as it is a pancake dish. For this dish, you will need, fresh pumpkin, protein powder, cinnamon, baking powder, oats, two egg whites, and a splash of water. Blend all these ingredients together and heat them up on a non-stick griddle or any dish of your choice like frying pan etc, and also spoon in some batter. You can serve the dish with thick and natural yogurt and you can also dust some cinnamon on the top.
Vegetable Paleo Soup
You need to use some vegetables for your soup, like chilies, butternut squash, onions, bell peppers & vegetable or chicken stock, and some seasonings. Put them in a cooker for about 30 minutes on slow heat, and then garnish with salt, pepper, garlic, oregano, lime juice, etc.
Blackened Sockeye Salmon
The healthiest fish known in the world is Salmon, which is rich in omega 3, and the recipe includes it as a major ingredient. You need to combine garlic powder, thyme, paprika, dried oregano, black pepper, cayenne pepper, salt, & a dash of oil. Then rub this mixture on the fish and fry it.
Asian Style Beef & Broccoli
Chop up some broccoli florets and slice some beef, and take onions and bell peppers and some seasonings like honey, ginger, garlic, black pepper, lemon juice, etc. Sauté ginger, garlic, and onion in a wok and then add the sliced beef in it. After it is completely cooked, you can add bell pepper and broccoli to it as well.
Chicken Vegetable Casserole
You need chicken, whole grain penne pasta, bell peppers, courgette, and broccoli for this dish. Then boil or cook chicken breasts, then boil some broccoli and cook pasta as per directions on the package. Layer pasta, broccoli chicken breasts, and chopped vegetables in an oven-proof dish and cover it the way you want to, with sauce, cheese, etc, and then bake it for 20 minutes in an oven.
Cappuccino Cloud Cheesecake
You need a vanilla extract, strongly brewed coffee, tofu, coconut sugar, coconut butter, and some chocolate chips. Blend all of these ingredients together and then you can put the mixture in the fridge for about 6 hours, and it’s done.
Almond Joy Smoothie
Blend coconut water, unsweetened almond milk, unsweetened cocoa powder, 2 frozen bananas, and almond butter and serve in a chilled glass with almond as a garnishing.