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*Based on first two weeks of a 1,200-calorie diet, exercising 30 minutes daily and drinking plenty of water. Results range from 4-6 lbs.
Daily tips and recipes to help you reach
your weight-loss goal.
To kick start your 14-day slimdown plan, replace two meals
a day with Slimfast® protein bars or shakes.
For your third 500-calorie meal, fill ½ your plate with veggies, ¼ with lean protein (i.e. chicken, fish or lean beef) and the remaining ¼ with starch (i.e. rice, pasta, or potatoes).
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Sassy Strawberry Colada Mocktail
Ingredients
  • 3 1/2 ounces Slimfast® Strawberries N' Cream Shake
  • 3 drops coconut extract (or to taste)
  • 2 fresh pineapple chunks
  • 2 strawberries
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Combine all ingredients with 1/2 cup ice cubes in blender and blend until smooth, adding more ice if desired. Pour into cocktail glass and garnish with a strawberry.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 120, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2, Saturated Fat 0.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 70, Total Carbs 25, Dietary Fiber 4, Sugars 18, Protein 4, Vitamin A 15, Vitamin C 150, Calcium 20, Iron 8
Keep hydrated. Many people mistake thirst for hunger, so the next time you feel a hunger pang, reach for a water bottle first. Often times our bodies are actually craving water instead of food.
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Cheeseburgers with Peppery Coleslaw
Ingredients
  • 1 bag (16 oz.) coleslaw mix
  • 1/2 cup Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • 1 lb. lean ground beef
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 slices low-fat Swiss cheese
  • 4 whole-wheat hamburger buns
  • 4 lettuce leaves
  • 2 medium tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 avocado, sliced
  • 8 large black olives, sliced
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. Toss coleslaw mix, Hellmann’s® or Best Foods® Light Mayonnaise and lime juice in large bowl;
refrigerate until ready to serve.
2. Combine ground beef, garlic powder and black pepper in another large bowl; shape into 4 burgers. Grill or broil, turning once, until desired doneness. Top with cheese and cook until cheese is melted. Serve in buns with lettuce, tomato, avocado, olives and coleslaw.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 450, Calories from Fat 150, Total Fat 17, Saturated Fat 4.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 85, Sodium 620, Total Carbs 37, Dietary Fiber 7, Sugars 10, Protein 39, Vitamin A 70, Vitamin C 110, Calcium 40, Iron 25
Snack Wisely. Enjoy three nourishing 100-calorie snacks per day. Choose a Slimfast® Snack Bar, a piece of fruit or a small handful of heart-healthy nuts.
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Tall, Dark & Handsome Mocktail
Ingredients
  • 4 ounces Slimfast®Rich Chocolate Royale Shake
  • 3 ounces frozen vanilla Greek yogurt
  • 2 ounces chilled club soda or seltzer
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Combine all ingredients except club soda with 1/2 cup ice cubes in blender and blend until smooth, adding more ice if desired. The mixture should be pourable and not too thick. Pour into glass and top with club soda.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 170, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2.5, Saturated Fat 1, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 150, Total Carbs 28, Dietary Fiber 2, Sugars 24, Protein 10, Vitamin A 15, Vitamin C 40, Calcium 35, Iron 6
Curb cravings. If you feel like snacking (even when you aren’t hungry), try to substitute eating with another activity. Go on a walk, call a friend or watch a movie.
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Chicken Roasted with Artichokes and Tomatoes
Ingredients
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 oz.) artichoke hearts, drained and quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp. Promise® Buttery Spread
  • ½ tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breast halves
  • 8 cups cooked cauliflower florets
  • 4 medium baked sweet potatoes
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. Preheat oven to 400°. 2. Toss tomatoes, artichokes, garlic, vinegar, and 1 Tbsp. Promise® Buttery Spread in 13x9-inch roasting pan. Set aside. 3. Blend remaining 1 tbsp. Spread, oregano and pepper in a small bowl. Evenly spread on tops of chicken; then arrange chicken on tomato mixture. Roast 25 minutes or until chicken is thoroughly cooked. Serve with cauliflower and sweet potatoes.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 460, Calories from Fat 60, Total Fat 6, Saturated Fat 1.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 80, Sodium 510, Total Carbs 57, Dietary Fiber 12, Sugars 18, Protein 43, Vitamin A 710, Vitamin C 230, Calcium 15, Iron 25
Plan ahead. Figure out what you are eating each day for all your meals and snacks. You will be less likely to make unhealthy last-minute food choices if you have a plan.
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Classic Banana Split Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Slimfast® Rich Chocolate Royale Shake Mix
  • 1 small banana, broken into chunks
  • 3/4 cup fat free milk
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (about 3 to 4)
  • 2 Tbsp. dry roasted peanuts
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Process all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 360, Calories from Fat 120, Total Fat 13, Saturated Fat 2, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 200, Total Carbs 53, Dietary Fiber 9, Sugars 31, Protein 14, Vitamin A 25, Vitamin C 60, Calcium 50, Iron 35
Get plenty of zz's. Studies show that losing sleep makes people eat more and gain weight. Try to get at least 8 hours of sleep a night.
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Grilled Salmon with Spicy Tropical Salsa
Ingredients
  • 2 large navel oranges, peeled, sectioned and coarsely chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 2/3 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp. hot pepper sauce
  • 4 salmon fillets (about 1-1/4 lbs.)
  • 20 sprays of I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray Original
  • 8 cups frozen mixed vegetables
  • 2 cups hot cooked brown rice
Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. Combine oranges, tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and hot pepper sauce in large bowl. Season, if desired, with salt and ground black pepper; set aside.
2. Spray salmon with I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spray Original and sprinkle, if desired, with salt and pepper to taste. Grill or broil salmon, turning once, 10 minutes or until salmon is opaque. Serve salsa with salmon. 3. Serve with vegetables and rice.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 500, Calories from Fat 190, Total Fat 20, Saturated Fat 4.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 80, Sodium 150, Total Carbs 43, Dietary Fiber 9, Sugars 9, Protein 37, Vitamin A 100, Vitamin C 320, Calcium 15, Iron 15
Treat yourself. Reward yourself for a successful first week. Go for a manicure or indulge with a bubble bath. You earned it!
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Strawberry Kiwi Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Slimfast® Strawberries N’ Cream Shake Mix
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (about 3 to 4)
  • 1 kiwi, peeled and cubed
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Process all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 180, Calories from Fat 35, Total Fat 4, Saturated Fat 0, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 180, Total Carbs 34, Dietary Fiber 7, Sugars 23, Protein 7, Vitamin A 6, Vitamin C 110, Calcium 25, Iron 2
Move that body. Take care of that bod while you’re slimming. Aim to exercise for at least 30 minutes a day.
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Pan-Seared Beef with Warm Vinaigrette
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Light Spread
  • 1 lb. lean top sirloin steak, trimmed of visible fat
  • 2 large shallots, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/2 cup dry red wine
  • 1/2 cup fat-free reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 8 cups broccoli, steamed
  • 4 medium potatoes, roasted
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. Melt 1 tablespoon Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook steak, turning once, until desired doneness. Remove steak and thinly slice.
2. Melt remaining Spread in same skillet and cook shallots, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes. Add wine and broth. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes.
3. Arrange sliced steak on serving platter, then drizzle with vinaigrette. Sprinkle, if desired, with freshly ground black pepper. Serve with broccoli and baked potatoes.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 460, Calories from Fat 70, Total Fat 8, Saturated Fat 3, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 60, Sodium 180, Total Carbs 44, Dietary Fiber 8, Sugars 8, Protein 38, Vitamin A 10, Vitamin C 90, Calcium 15, Iron 25
Exercise doesn't have to be strenuous or lengthy to be beneficial. It can be as basic as walking with a friend at lunchtime, going on a bike ride or dancing to your favorite tunes.
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French Vanilla Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Slimfast® French Vanilla Shake Mix
  • 1 small banana, broken into pieces
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (about 3 to 4)
  • 1 Tbsp. creamy peanut butter
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Process all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 330, Calories from Fat 100, Total Fat 12, Saturated Fat 2, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 250, Total Carbs 50, Dietary Fiber 9, Sugars 30, Protein 11, Vitamin A 6, Vitamin C 15, Calcium 25, Iron 4
Share your weight-loss goals. Tell your friends and family about your slim down plan to get their support–and to keep you accountable.
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Tilapia Gremolata with Vegetable Ribbons
Ingredients
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 small garlic
  • 1 tsp. grated lemon peel
  • 4 Tbsp. I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread, divided
  • 4 medium yellow squash
  • 3 medium carrot
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. salt, divided
  • 1 lb. tilapia fillets
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. For gremolata, combine parsley, 1/2 of the garlic and lemon peel in small bowl; set aside.
2. Melt 2 tablespoons I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!® Spread in deep 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook squash and carrots, stirring occasionally, 8 minutes or until tender. Stir in remaining garlic, 1 tablespoon lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon salt and cook 30 seconds. Arrange vegetables on serving platter and keep warm.
3. Season tilapia, with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and, if desired, with ground black pepper. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons Spread in same skillet over medium-high heat and cook tilapia, turning once, 5 minutes. Add remaining lemon juice and simmer 1 minute until tilapia flakes with a fork. 4. To serve, arrange tilapia on vegetables and top with sauce from skillet. Evenly top with gremolata mixture. Serve with hot rice.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 460, Calories from Fat 110, Total Fat 12, Saturated Fat 3, Trans Fat -1, Cholesterol 55, Sodium 490, Total Carbs 57, Dietary Fiber 7, Sugars 7, Protein 31, Vitamin A 180, Vitamin C 70, Calcium 8, Iron 15
Visualize your weight-loss success. When you feel your willpower breaking, remind yourself of the reasons why you want to slim down, and let that motivate you to continue on your plan.
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Kale-Apple Smoothie
Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Slimfast® French Vanilla Shake Mix
  • 3/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (about 3 to 4)
  • 1 large kale leaf, rib removed
  • 1/2 golden delicious apple, cut into chunks
Prep time: 10 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Process all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 240, Calories from Fat 35, Total Fat 4, Saturated Fat 0, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 0, Sodium 135, Total Carbs 51, Dietary Fiber 8, Sugars 35, Protein 4, Vitamin A 60, Vitamin C 200, Calcium 15, Iron 6s
Burn more calories by finding excuses throughout the day to be on your feet. Use the stairs instead of the elevator or walk over to a coworker’s desk instead of sending an email.
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Turkey Veggie Chili with Shredded Cheese
Ingredients
  • 4 Tbsp. Promise® Light Spread
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 lb. extra lean ground turkey
  • 1 can (15.5 oz.) low-sodium red kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14.5 oz.) no-salt-added diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
  • 1 medium jalapeno pepper, chopped
  • 2 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup shredded low-fat cheddar cheese (about 2 oz.)
  • 3 Tbsp. fat-free sour cream
  • 2 cups cooked brown rice
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Serves: 4
Directions
1. Melt 2 tablespoons Spread in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat and cook onion and green pepper, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until tender. Add remaining 2 tablespoons Spread and cook ground turkey, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until done.
2. Stir in beans, tomatoes, corn, jalapeno pepper, chili powder and garlic powder. Reduce heat to low and simmer covered, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes.
3. Top with cheese and sour cream. Serve with rice.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 420, Calories from Fat 80, Total Fat 9, Saturated Fat 2.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 50, Sodium 630, Total Carbs 71, Dietary Fiber 16, Sugars 10, Protein 47, Vitamin A 60, Vitamin C 150, Calcium 20, Iron 35
Focus on your food. Enjoy eating with no distractions. Watching TV, driving or texting during a meal can result in overeating.
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Berry Sexy Vanilla Sunrise Mocktail
Ingredients
  • 3 onces Slim-Fast® French Vanilla Shake
  • 1/2 cup frozen mixed berries (blackberries, blueberries & strawberries
  • 1 thin slice fresh ginger (or to taste)
  • 1 1/2 tsp. agave syrup
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Combine all ingredients with 1/2 cup ice cubes in blender and blend until smooth, adding more ice if desired. Pour into rocks glass and garnish with a few berries.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 100, Calories from Fat 20, Total Fat 2, Saturated Fat 0, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 60, Total Carbs 21, Dietary Fiber 3, Sugars 15, Protein 3, Vitamin A 10, Vitamin C 45, Calcium 15, Iron 6
Smile! YOU DID IT! Relish this moment, and let your newfound confidence and slimmed down body empower you to get what you really want.
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Chocolate Covered Strawberry Royale
Ingredients
  • 1 scoop Slimfast® Rich Chocolate Royale Shake Mix
  • 1/2 cup fat-free milk
  • 1/2 cup sliced strawberries
  • 1/2 cup ice cubes (about 3 to 4)
Prep time: 5 minutes
Serves: 1
Directions
Process all ingredients in blender until smooth.
Nurtition Information per Serving
Calories 170, Calories from Fat 40, Total Fat 4, Saturated Fat 0.5, Trans Fat 0, Cholesterol 5, Sodium 170, Total Carbs 30, Dietary Fiber 6, Sugars 19, Protein 7, Vitamin A 20, Vitamin C 130, Calcium 40, Iron 35