Dr Oz: Recipes To Blast Belly Fat
Dr. Oz is revealing the seven belly blasters that work and he started with a food that will boost your metabolism and a drink that will reduce your stress, but find out what supplement Dr. Oz called the most important thing you can take away from his show today! It might surprise you to learn what it is, but Dr. Oz says it is key to helping you shrink your belly fat for good!
What Are “Wet” Foods?
Dr. Oz says he is surrounded by a lot of women and one of the biggest complaints he hears from them is that their bellies feel so bloated, they actually look pregnant! His next belly blaster that really works involves eating more “wet” foods, but what are “wet” foods? Dietitian Ashley Koff explained wet foods have two characteristics which are a high water and fiber content, which is a winning combination when you want to blast away belly fat.
- Contain at least 70% water and five grams of fiber per serving
Dr Oz: Wet Water
Ashley Koff shared some ways you can incorporate more wet foods into your diet so you can reduce reduce bloating and shrink your belly!
Wet Water Recipe:
- 16 ounces water
- 1/3 cup watermelon, cubed
- ½ lime, sliced thinly
- 4-5 mint leaves
- *optional: ¼ cup frozen blackberries, preferably organic
Pour the water into large glass (you can also use a mason jar), but just make sure it holds at least 20 ounces. Add in the rest of the ingredients and stir. Enjoy!
Dr Oz: Wet n’ Wild Tacos
Ashley Koff says it is very important to remember that if you eat foods high in fiber you need to drink water, otherwise you could end up feeling even more bloated.
Here is what you need for Wet n’ Wild Tacos:
- 1 ½ cups pinto beans, rinsed
- ½ green pepper, diced
- ¼ cup purple cabbage (or carrot), shredded
- ¼ tomato, chopped
- ¼ cup salsa
- 2 tablespoons guacamole
- 1 teaspoon taco spice blend
- 3 large leaves or 4 smaller leaves of romaine lettuce
Here is what you need to do:
Rinse the lettuce leaves and pat them dry. In a medium sized bowl, gently toss the pinto beans, green pepper, tomato and taco spice blend. Lay the lettuce leaves in a shallow soup bowl or on a plate. Spread the bean mixture evenly among the lettuces leaves. Top each with the cabbage, salsa and guacamole. Wrap or roll. Enjoy!
Dr Oz: Belly Blaster Snack Options
Dietitian Ashley Koff says most of us go after pretzels or chips for a snack because we are craving something crunchy, so she recommended some foods from the “wet” category that will help blast away your belly fat!
- Jicama slices
- Celery slices
- Cashews (only about 15 for a serving of protein and healthy fat)
Dr Oz: Wet Your Whistle Turkey Burgers
Here is what you need for 4 servings:
- 1 pound ground turkey, crumbled
- ½ cup cooked brown rice quinoa
- ½ cup carrots, grated
- ½ cup zucchini, grated
- 4 tablespoons mustard
- 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
- 2 – 3 teaspoons black chia seeds
- 1 teaspoon sea salt, pepper
- Olive or coconut oil (for cooking)
- 8 cups mixed lettuces, rinsed and dried
Here is what you need to do:
In a large bowl, mix the turkey, rice, carrot, zucchini, chopped parsley and chia seeds until well combined, then form into 4 patties. Heat a large skillet on medium to medium-high temperature, add the oil and cook patties for around 5 minutes per side or until cooked through. Lower heat if they brown too fast. Allow burgers to cool. Equally divide lettuce among 4 large bowls and add one burger to each. Garnish with mustard and enjoy.