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23 Shocking Weight-Loss Tips Which are Very Much Possible

5. Make eating out a thing you do for special (and special-ish) occasions.

"Cooking at home means more fresh food that, generally speaking, will be more nutritious and far lower in calories than what you're ordering when you go out. If you master batch meal prep and one-pan meals, you can easily put together delicious, healthy meals you'll look forward to eating. When you have something to celebrate (like that it's finally the weekend), go out and enjoy your special meal."—Danielle Omar, MS, RD, nutrition consultant and founder of foodconfidence.comHere's a step-by-step guide with recipes for a week's worth of dinners you can batch prepare and here are some one-pan and one-pot recipes to try out.

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“Cooking at home means more fresh food that, generally speaking, will be more nutritious and far lower in calories than what you’re ordering when you go out. If you master batch meal prep and one-pan meals, you can easily put together delicious, healthy meals you’ll look forward to eating. When you have something to celebrate (like that it’s finally the weekend), go out and enjoy your special meal.”

—Danielle Omar, MS, RD, nutrition consultant and founder of foodconfidence.com