Lean and Green Cajun Dirty Rice
Our Lean and Green Dirty Rice always includes 1.5 cups of cooked vegetables. This is a delicious weight loss meal. It’s made with lean ground beef seasoned with Cajun seasoning and a side of Baked Cinnamon Jicama. Following the guidelines of Lean and Green meals, it has a 5 oz. protein serving for ground beef. It has 10 grams of fat and 10 net carbs. With only 316 calories, it is sure to satisfy you, while facilitating weight loss.
What Is Jicama?
Jicama is a vegetable composed of about 86 percent to 90 percent water, so it’s naturally low in calories. It’s also low in natural sugars and starch. Therefore, it has a low score on the glycemic index. It fits most diets, including the vegan, Paleo and the ketogenic diet plan.
Some benefits of Jicama include:
- Great Source of Prebiotic Fibers
- Supports Weight Loss and Blood Sugar Control so great for Diabetics
- Helps Increase Immune Function
- Benefits Heart Health
- Great for Digestion
- High in Antioxidant Vitamin C
- Supports Bone Health
You can see why we’ve added jicama to many of our Ideal Protein meals! For more information of the benefits of Jicama check out our blog here.
The Optavia Diet facilitates weight loss and management. It follows the guidelines issued by the American College of Cardiology, the Obesity Society and the American Heart Association for weight loss and management. On the Optavia diet, dieters lose weight through pairing fuelings (prepackaged products purchased from Optavia) and self prepared meals. The self prepared meals must follow the strict guidelines of the Lean and Green plan. This can be overwhelming for many. So, OptimizeU offers Lean and Green meals made to the exact specifications of the Lean and Green protocol. So, we do the work and you lose the weight.
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