1. EVOO (extra virgin olive oil)
All fats are not created equal- EVOO proves it. EVOO helps slim your belly because it contains monounsaturated fat that burn calories and fat. Bonus: This magical oil also helps lower cholesterol levels. Try our Homestyle Potatoes with Garlic and Rosemary made with EVOO.
2. Almonds (with skins)
This nut is packed with belly busting power. Almonds help build muscle, reduce cravings, and make a most convenient snack. Avoid salted almonds. Instead, nibble on raw almonds that still have their skin. Slow Cooker Almond Blast Oatmeal and Chocolate Cheesecake with Raspberry Sauce are great ways to add almonds to your diet.
Beans get a bad rap as gas givers, but they help fire off fat, develop muscle and regulate digestion. Beans help you feel full so it’s less likely that you’ll over-indulge. Bonus: Beans help keep you regular, which minimizes the bloated belly look. Try our Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice or White Beans for Weightloss.