The Best Hack To Create More Variety

Today I want to share with you a simple trick you can use if you find yourself getting bored of eating the same things.


We have seen over and over again that if you make it easy to eat foods that are in line with your goal the greater and faster results you will see.


With that being said there is a middle ground. Trying to eat the same piece of bland meat and boiled vegetables over and over again will not work.


You’ll probably get sick of it and just say screw it.


However, at the same time I know it is unrealistic to create a brand new meal each and every day with new ingredients. It can become overwhelming, time-consuming, and leave you feeling frustrated.


So what can you do so that you have some variety in your life while also reaching your goals?


Step 1: Find a few “bases” you like I want you to start by outlining 3 different foods you like for our different food groups (Don’t think about recipes just think about individual foods).


Outline 3 different proteins, carbohydrates, healthy fats, and veggies you enjoy.


Here’s what would be on my list!

Protein: Chicken, Ground Turkey, Salmon

Carbohydrates: Chickpea Pasta, Jasmine Rice, Potatoes

Healthy Fats: Avocado, Olive Oil, Butter

Vegetables: Broccoli, Peppers, Mushrooms=


Step 2: Find different ways to cook the food


A great way to add variety to your foods is to simply prepare them differently. If you have been only boiling your vegetables you might be surprised at how amazing some roasted vegetables taste. If you are sick of drying out your chicken maybe you start cooking in a Sous Vide (One of my favorite gifts from the holidays last year). Are you craving some crispy fries but don’t want to have all the excess fat? Invest in an air fryer which is all the craze lately and well worth it! Cooking your foods differently can add different flavors and textures.


Here are some other options you might enjoy!





Pressure Cooker

Slow Cooker



Step 3: Add seasonings!

This might sound like an obvious one but I had to add it in.

Exploring different seasonings can help you expand your palate. Eating chicken that is only cooked in salt and pepper can get old real fast.

You can either explore with different ingredients or use some pre-made seasonings to flavor your food.


Here are a few of my favorites:

Jalapenos, lime juice, and cilantro for a great kick

Soy Sauce, Garlic, and ginger for an Asian zest

Pre-mixed Italian dried seasoning for a burst of flavor

Franks Red Hot Sauce for a simple low-calorie party

The list goes on and on and you can be as creative as you want.


One thing to be aware of if you are using seasonings such as dressings or sauces that come in a jar is to check the label for ingredients and fat content. Some of these products are loaded with fat and salt, which is not a bad thing, but something to be aware of.


If you want to use it to add some flavor all good just remember that also counts as a serving of fat.


I hope you can all take these few tips and make your life a little easier while adding some enjoyment.

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