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These 10 Foods Will Make You Look Slimmer


And just like that, it's summertime! The days are longer and the skirts are shorter, but if you've had no time to prepare your summer body (or if you'd rather trick people into thinking you did), then we've got you.

Here are a few of our favorite foods that will crank up your body confidence by quickly burning fat within your body, and reducing any bloating in your belly. Go find that bathing suit!

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First up, delicious and super versatile, bananas! Although they contain carbohydrates, they're a true miracle fruit because they're full of important vitamins, calcium, and antioxidants. They also give you a heap of energy and will leave you feeling full, so you're less likely going to want a cheeky snack before your next meal.

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VIDEO: Crispy Zucchini Potato Cakes

Combine summer zucchini with leftover mashed potatoes for a delicious, savory treat!


  • 5 Potatoes
  • 1.5 Cup shredded zucchini
  • 3/4 Cup shredded cheese
  • 3/ Cup milk
  • 1/3 Cup coriander, chopped
  • 1/3 Cup basil, chopped
  • Parmesan, to sprinkle
  • Salt and pepper, to season


  1. Chop the potatoes in half, boil until very tender and drain.
  2. In a bowl, combine the potatoes and zucchini. Add the grated cheese, milk, coriander, basil, salt and pepper, and mix thoroughly. 
  3. On a baking tray, spoon out the zucchini-potato mixture and form into balls. 
  4. Sprinkle with Parmesan and grated cheese, and bake at 350°F for 15 minutes.
  5. When golden, remove from oven... and enjoy!

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