How To Eat Less Calories Without Giving Up Your Favorite Foods

Time for reading: ~2 minutes Last Updated: August 08, 2022
How To Eat Less Calories Without Giving Up Your Favorite Foods

Our weight directly depends on the calorie content of the food we consume. And if you really want to lose weight, you should not go on various diets.

Our weight directly depends on the calorie content of the food we consume. And if you really want to lose weight, you should not go on various diets. You just need to remove some ingredients from the diet, or replace them with more useful ones.

Here are some ideas that will help you remove extra calories from your plate and you will feel much lighter.

Tea or coffee with spices instead of sugar

When preparing your own tea or coffee, replace sugar with spices or skim milk.

Make yourself coffee with cardamom in Turkish.



200 ml water, 2 tsp. ground coffee, 2-3 pcs. cardamom.

Place all the ingredients in a cezve, pour cold water over it, put on a small fire, when the foam appears, remove the cezve. Boil and brew coffee for a long time is not worth it.

Omelet only from proteins

When preparing an omelette, use only egg whites. Replace bacon with lean ham.

Protein omelette recipe.


You will need:

3 eggs, bell pepper, red onion, 1 tsp. olive oil, a pinch of salt and ground black pepper.

Separate the whites from the yolks, we only need the whites. Beat them in a lush foam, salt, pepper. Peel the pepper and onion, chop as desired. Heat the frying pan, grease with oil, pour the protein omelette. Lay the chopped vegetables on top. Cook over low heat for 4-5 minutes. Turn off the fire and let stand for a while. Delicious dietary and vitamin omelette is ready!

Yogurt natural instead of mayonnaise

When preparing salads, replace mayonnaise with plain yogurt.


Easy Yogurt Salad Dressing Recipe:

200 ml natural yogurt, 1 tsp. dried garlic and paprika, a bunch of dill, 1 tsp. mustard seeds, turmeric, salt, ground black pepper to taste.

Put yogurt in a deep bowl, add all the spices, mustard seeds, finely chopped dill. Mix everything well. Fragrant sauce is ready, pour it over the salad

Oatmeal cookies instead of cake


Instead of a piece of cake, donut or cupcake, eat oatmeal cookies. It is prepared quickly, simply and even without flour and butter.


1 st. instant oatmeal, 2 eggs, 2 tbsp. l. sugar, a pinch of salt and vanillin, 1/2 tsp. baking powder.

Pour oatmeal into a bowl, add salt, sugar, baking powder, vanillin. Mix everything well and add the eggs. Mix again until smooth. Spread with a spoon on a silicone mat at some distance from each other. Bake in an oven preheated to 180 degrees for 20 minutes. Cookies are ready.

Soup without potatoes and pasta


Make soup without potatoes or pasta. This will reduce the calorie content of the dish.

Instead of store soda - homemade lemonade

Give up sugary sodas, make homemade lemonade!

For an incredibly fragrant homemade lemonade with mint and lemon, you will need:

5 sprigs of mint, 1/2 lemon, sugar to taste, 1 liter of filtered or sparkling water, 6 ice cubes.


Cut a quarter of a lemon into slices, place in a jug and sprinkle with sugar. Place the remaining lemon, a little more sugar and mint in a blender and blend until smooth. Add to pitcher and fill with water. Mix everything well, add ice cubes if desired. The lemonade is ready.

As you can see, without losing the taste of dishes, you can optimize their calorie content. 

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