7-Day High-Protein, Low-Carb Diet

A 7-day high-protein, low-carb diet can be beneficial for weight loss and muscle maintenance. Here's a sample meal plan to give you an idea of what your week might look like:

Day 1:  · Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with spinach and feta cheese. · Snack: Greek yogurt with a handful of almonds. · Lunch: Grilled chicken salad with mixed greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, and vinaigrette dressing. · Snack: Celery sticks with peanut butter. · Dinner: Baked salmon with steamed broccoli and cauliflower.

Day 2:  · Breakfast: Protein smoothie with protein powder, unsweetened almond milk, spinach, and berries. · Snack: Cottage cheese with sliced cucumber. · Lunch: Turkey lettuce wraps with avocado, tomato, and mustard. · Snack: Hard-boiled eggs. · Dinner: Beef stir-fry with mixed vegetables (such as bell peppers, onions, and mushrooms) cooked in olive oil.

Day 3: · Breakfast: Greek yogurt parfait with berries and a sprinkle of chia seeds. · Snack: Protein bar. · Lunch: Grilled shrimp with zucchini noodles and marinara sauce. · Snack: Sliced bell peppers with hummus. · Dinner: Baked chicken breast with roasted asparagus and a side salad.

Day 4:  · Breakfast: Omelette with mushrooms, onions, and mozzarella cheese. · Snack: Cottage cheese with sliced almonds. · Lunch: Tuna salad with mixed greens, cherry tomatoes, and olive oil dressing. · Snack: Beef jerky. · Dinner: Grilled steak with sautéed spinach and mashed cauliflower.

Day 5: · Breakfast: Egg muffins with spinach, tomatoes, and feta cheese. · Snack: Greek yogurt with sliced strawberries. · Lunch: Chicken Caesar salad with grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, Parmesan cheese, and Caesar dressing (watch the carbs in the dressing). · Snack: Celery sticks with cream cheese. · Dinner: Baked cod with roasted Brussels sprouts and a side salad.

Day 6: · Breakfast: Protein pancakes made with protein powder, eggs, and almond flour, topped with berries. · Snack: Cottage cheese with chopped walnuts. · Lunch: Turkey and avocado wrap with lettuce leaves instead of tortillas. · Snack: Edamame beans. · Dinner: Pork tenderloin with grilled asparagus and a side of sautéed kale.

Day 7: · Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon and avocado slices. · Snack: Greek yogurt with a sprinkle of cinnamon. · Lunch: Grilled chicken Caesar salad (similar to Day 5 but with grilled chicken instead). · Snack: Beef jerky. · Dinner: Baked tofu with stir-fried bok choy and a side of roasted spaghetti squash.

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