Quick Guide to Medifast Recipes

Medifast recipes have earned a reputation for stimulating weight loss, and it’s well deserved as this is one of the few weight loss programs that passed scientific and medical scrutiny. If you want some Medifast food now, here’s a quick guide to get you started.

Medifast Shake Recipes

These shakes are available in 8 flavors: dark chocolate, cherry pomegranate, mocha ready to mix, Dutch Chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, orange, mocha, French Vanilla,  and banana. All of these are prepared the same way: pour the packet in a glass filled a third of the way up with water. Cover the glass container and shake or blend for 30 seconds and drink. You may add crushed ice to the mixture.

Healthy shakes recipies

Wasabi Tuna Asian Salad

One of the most popular Medifast foods today, this is an especially easy to prepare dish.

Ingredients

Non-stick cooking spray

1 tsp lime juice

1-½ tsp wasabi paste

2 tsp olive oil

½ cup cucumbers chopped or shredded to small pieces

1 cup bok choy stalks chopped into bite sized pieces, leaves removed

½ lb (8 oz) raw tuna steak

Salt and pepper

Preparation

Like Medifast shakes, this is quick and easy. Preheat your skillet to medium high and mix the wasabi and lime juice, and proceed to coat the tuna. Apply nonstick spray to your skillet for 10 seconds and place the tuna there. Cook the tuna for 5 minutes on medium high. You’re done cooking when the tuna’s skin is no longer transparent and you can flake it with a fork.

To prepare the salad, chop the cucumbers (if you haven’t already) as well as the bok choy. Add some olive oil, salt and pepper and put the tuna over the salad.

Like other Medifast recipes, the Wasabi Tuna Asian Salad takes only 30 minutes to prepare, with the cooking time at 10 minutes. This dish is good for one serving and has a total of 380 calories with only 2g of saturated fat, 12g total fat, 61g protein, 1g fiber and 5g of carbs.

Sun-Dried Tomato Shrimp

While you’re checking out Medifast condiments, try this tasty but healthy treat.

Ingredients

7 oz fully cooked frozen shrimp, thawed or 8 oz raw shrimp, de-veined and peeled

4 Tbsp tomato dressing

½ cup cucumber, sliced

½ cup (1 medium 2-3/5”) diced tomato

1 cup romaine lettuce, shredded or chopped

Preparation

Start by marinating the shrimp in the tomato dressing for an hour or two. While it’s marinating, get the salad ready by washing and cutting the vegetables and set them aside. Once the shrimp has been marinated, pour the marinade and the shrimp in a skillet and cook it for 3 to 5 minutes over medium heat. Put the shrimp on top of the salad and spray a little bit more tomato salad dressing.

While the marinating takes an hour or two, the rest of the food prep time is only 15 minutes. This dish has 38g of protein, 2g of fiber, 17g total carbs, 1160mg sodium and only 10g total fat and 320 calories. If you look at Medifast food for sale, you’ll see that this dish is comparable to those in terms of taste and nutritional value.

Healthy fish meal

Refreshing Tilapia

The Medifast ingredients are as follows:

6 oz farmed catfish, raw or 8 oz wild catfish also raw

Ground chipotle chile pepper or 1/8 tsp chili powder

1 tsp lime juice

1-½ tsp cilantro leaves, chopped

1 Tbsp low-fat mayonnaise

Non-stick cooking spray

1 tsp olive oil

1-½ cups sliced zucchini

1-½ cups sliced summer squash

Preparation

Start by preparing the sauce: combine the chili powder/chipotle pepper, lime juice, cilantro, and mayonnaise in a bowl. Mix them and set aside and if you haven’t already, chop the zucchini and squash. Put some olive oil on the catfish and preheat your skillet to medium high.

Apply nonstick cooking spray on the skillet for 10 seconds. Next, sauté the veggies until they’re tender crisp, then remove them from heat and use a cover to preserve the warmth. Cook the catfish in the skillet for one minute on each side. Set heat to medium and cook another 3 minutes on each side.

Serve the catfish with the vegetables. This recipe takes 30 minutes to prepare and is good for 4 servings. As far as nutritional values is concerned, it has 55g protein, 4g fiber, 15g total carbs and 115mg cholesterol.

Zesty Pork Stir-Fry

This is another one of their more popular Medifast products and it’s easy to prepare, and don’t let the pork scare you off, as this is nutritious.

Ingredients

15 oz raw pork tenderloin, fat removed

Non-stick cooking spray

2 tsp olive oil

2 tsp fresh ginger root, grated

2 cups (18 medium) sliced mushrooms

4 cups (1 medium head) bok choy stalks, chopped with the leaves removed

Preparation

Slice the mushrooms and chop the bok choy and if required, remove any remaining fat on the pork. Cut the pork into ½ inch thick chunks and grate the ginger root. Set your skillet to medium heat and put on the nonstick cooking spray. Toss the ginger root in the skillet and sauté for a couple of minutes. Add the mushrooms and bok choy and if necessary, use some more of the nonstick spray.

Sauté the mix for another five minutes until the vegetables are crispy. Place all the vegetables in a bowl. Add a couple teaspoons of olive oil on the skillet and put the tenderloin slices in the pan. Fry the pork slices for 4 minutes on each side. Once cooked, put the pork on the vegetables and serve.

Like the other Medifast recipes here, the preparation time for this is quick, only 10 to 15 minutes and good for two servings. This dish also has 47g of protein, 2g of fiber, 6g of total carbs and just 135 mg of cholesterol. When you’re preparing one of these dishes, keep in mind that it’s possible to tweak the ingredients and increase / decrease the amounts to suit your serving needs.  Got ot aleonutrition.com for more inspiring and super healthy recipies. It’s time to change your eating habits for good.

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