You've probably heard that preparing your own meals instead of eating out is a great way to save calories when you're trying to lose weight. However, a home cooked meal isn't necessarily a good choice in all cases. You can prepare meals that are very high in calories without even realizing it. If you're all set to start cooking for yourself, but want to lose weight, you are going to love how these tips help you. Get ready to see the number on the scale going down!
1. Roast Mixed Veggies
Roasted veggies are packed with fiber, which satisfies your appetite for very few calories. Once a week, roast a big pan of mixed vegetables and use them in salads and soups or as a healthy side dish all week long. Sweet potatoes, squash, carrots, broccoli and bell peppers are all delicious choices.