Lose weight with these healthy recipes 7-Day Plan
Follow these AARP New American Diet daily meal plans and healthy recipes to lose weight and feel more energetic.
7-Day Plan – Day 5
Breakfast: All-natural peanut butter and banana on whole‐wheat toast; quarter cantaloupe
Snack #1: Eight baby carrots and 1/4 cup hummus
Lunch: Tuna salad sandwich on multigrain, rye or whole‐wheat bread with grape tomatoes
Snack #2: Two kiwis
7-Day Plan Dinner recipe
: Pan-Seared Scallops With Citrus Salsa
1 pink grapefruit
¾ cup diced avocado
¼ cup diced red onion
1 clove garlic, chopped
1½ tablespoons chopped cilantro
2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
¼ teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon extra‐virgin olive oil
1 pound large sea scallops (8)
½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1. Peel the grapefruit and orange. Separate the segments and place them in a medium-size bowl. Add the avocado, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime juice and salt. Toss and set aside.
2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Season the scallops with the black pepper. Cook approximately 2-1/2 minutes per side.
3. Transfer the scallops in equal portions onto two plates. Spoon the salsa over each scallop and around each plate.
Nutrients per serving: 624 calories, 76g protein, 42g carbohydrates, 6g dietary fiber, 19g fat (2g saturated fat), 162mg cholesterol, 1082mg sodium