Ciao Dear SOZA family!
We invite you to accompany us on a culinary adventure to Italy this week!
You might think, "But Italian food is full of carbs!" No worries, we crafted an Italian-inspired meal plan that perfectly balances the essence of Italian cooking with our philosophy of a low-carb, high-protein Mediterranean-Style Diet.
Italian cuisine is internationally cherished for its delectable pasta and pizza, its emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients, and its celebration of diverse flavors. It's not just about pasta and pizza; it's about simplicity, versatility, and depth of flavor.
Our adapted meal plan accentuates lean proteins, vibrant vegetables, and aromatic herbs while minimizing processed food - fully aligned with the SOZA Weight Loss ethos.
To add a touch of "la dolce vita" to your daily routine, here's a sneak peek of our Italian meal plan:
Begin your day with options like an Italian-Style Omelet with spinach and low-fat cheese or a bowl of fresh mixed berries topped with Greek yogurt.
Lunches that gratify: Enjoy a Caprese Salad with extra chicken or Minestrone soup with a side of Grilled Chicken for a protein-packed meal.
Dinners to anticipate: Experience the richness of Italian cuisine with our Italian Herb Grilled Chicken paired with a medley of roasted vegetables or Baked Cod in a tomato and olive sauce.
Snacks to energize you: Snack smart with fresh mixed berries or celery sticks with almond butter, inspired by Italian-style 'Merenda' or afternoon snack.
We aim to challenge the misconception that healthy eating is boring or restrictive. With this Italian-inspired plan, we are confident that you will enjoy an array of tastes and textures and continue to make strides toward your weight loss goals.
Try this meal plan - you might say "È delizioso!" after every meal. Let us bring the magic of Italian cuisine to your table. Remember, a meal enjoyed is a meal well spent!
Alla tua salute (To your health),
The SOZA Weight Loss Team
1. July 24 -30, 2023, Low Carb, High Protein Italian-Inspired Diet Meal Plan (Click on the image to DOWNLOAD)
2. Here's this week's grocery shopping list (Click on the image to DOWNLOAD)
4. FAQS for this meal plan (Click on the image to DOWNLOAD)
5. Ten Food Brand Recommendations (Click on the image to DOWNLOAD)
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Let us know what you think about this meal plan!
Gus Bouari, Co-Founder of SOZA
Health Blog Writer
About Gus Bouari, SOZA Co-Founder
After his childhood friend and co-founder, Dr. Anthony Wehbe lost 50 pounds on the SOZA weight loss program, he also did the program and lost 35 pounds. Gus is a wellness advocate and enthusiast. Gus truly believes we can all transform our lives by adapting to and following a healthy, wellness-focused lifestyle.
He has appeared on Miami NBC 6 Health in the Mix, discussing healthy eating and healthy cooking. If you ever bump into Gus, it would most likely be at a health foods store helping fellow shoppers make better food choices.
His continuous education and certifications include Precision Nutrition PN1 Certification, Stanford Online University's Food Sustainability, Mindful Eating, Healthy Cooking, Nutrition For Health and Sustainability, Nutrition Science: Obesity, and Healthy Weight Loss.