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Ciara Just Shared The Exact Meal Plan She Followed to Lose 39 Pounds

The singer has transformed her body in a matter of months with these 6 easy recipes.
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Ciara has lost an incredible 39 pounds over the past year using the WW (formerly Weight Watchers) program, getting back down to what she weighed prior to welcoming son Win in July 2020.

Having shed 29 pounds as of March 2021, the singer challenged herself to ditch the last 10 pounds over a five-week period, a goal she recently met.

"Goodbye to those last 10lbs I've been working on these past 5 weeks, Hello to me-pre baby weight! I'm so proud of myself– down 39 pounds on my @ww journey! The @ww app really made the process easy and fun!" she told her Instagram followers on June 16.


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"Looking back on my journey, I feel so proud and fulfilled. Yes, I had a goal weight in mind, and I lost 39 pounds on WW!! But I have also gained so much more than what I had set to lose. I've enjoyed every step of the process, and loving my curves along the way that my baby gave me! I am honestly feeling stronger than ever and embracing life with my beautiful family and three babies – you can't put a number against that," she said in a statement.

In fact, Ciara didn't have to give up any of her favorite foods to slim down. Read on to discover the exact meals she ate to achieve her remarkable weight loss.

For more on how your favorite stars slim down, check out The Pioneer Woman Just Explained the Exact 10 Things She Did to Lose 43 Pounds.

Chocolate Banana Protein Smoothie

chocolate protein shake next to banana
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To satisfy her sweet tooth, Ciara stuck to a healthy smoothie combining protein powder, milk, and fresh fruit.

• 1 scoop WW chocolate protein booster powdered drink
• 6 fl. oz. cold water
• 6 fl. oz. fat-free milk
• ½ large banana
• 4 ice cubes

Get the full recipe here.

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Buffalo Chicken Fingers

buffalo chicken fingers with celery and blue cheese
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Even "cheat" foods like chicken fingers weren't off the table for Ciara while she lost weight—she just made less caloric versions, like this recipe for healthy buffalo chicken fingers.

• I spray cooking spray
• 1 ¼ pounds uncooked boneless skinless chicken breasts
• ½ tsp table salt
• ½ tsp paprika
• 1 tsp minced garlic
• 2 tbsp light butter
• 4 tsp hot pepper sauce, to taste
• ½ cup light blue cheese salad dressing
• 4 ribs medium trimmed, cut celery, cut into 4 sticks each

Get the full recipe here.

Turkey Taco Filling

turkey taco recipe
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Ciara has been vocal about her love for tacos on social media, so it's no wonder this turkey taco filling recipe was such a hit for the star.

• 1 ½ tbsp chili powder
• 2 tsp ground cumin
• 1 tsp paprika
• 1 tsp table salt
• ½ tsp dried oregano
• ½ tsp onion powder
• ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
• 12 oz uncooked extra lean ground turkey breast
• 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
• 1 ½ tsp unpacked brown sugar

Get the full recipe here.

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Stuffed Peppers with Herbed Ground Turkey and Rice

stuffed yellow bell pepper
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Tacos aren't the only ground turkey recipe Ciara found herself loving on the WW plan. The singer also turned to this tasty stuffed pepper recipe to stay satisfied.

• 1 spray cooking spray
• 4 medium uncooked bell peppers, any color
• 1 large uncooked onion, finely chopped
• 3 medium garlic cloves, finely chopped
• ¼ cup fresh parsley, finely chopped
• 1 tbsp dill, finely chopped
• 15 oz canned, crushed tomatoes
• ½ cup uncooked white rice
• ¾ pounds uncooked 93% lean ground turkey
• 1 tsp table salt (or to taste)
• ¼ tsp black pepper
• 1 tbsp olive oil
• ¾ cups water

Get the full recipe here.

Super-Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

chicken noodle soup in two white mugs
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With plenty of flavor and less sodium than you'd get using the canned stuff, this chicken noodle soup recipe gets Ciara's seal of approval.

• 2 tsp salted butter
• 1 large uncooked onion, finely chopped
• 1 ½ tsp table salt, divided
• 64 oz reduced-sodium chicken broth
• 4 oz small shape uncooked pasta
• 15 oz petite cut canned tomatoes, rinsed and drained
• 6 oz cooked skinless boneless chicken breasts, chopped
• 1 tbsp grated parmesan cheese
• 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
• ¼ tsp black pepper
• ¼ cups fresh, chopped chives (optional)

Get the full recipe here.

Chocolate Almond "Nice" Cream

banana ice cream with almonds
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To indulge a little without overdoing it, Ciara turned to this easy-to-make recipe for "nice" cream, which has a base of bananas instead of dairy.

• ½ tsp vanilla extract
• 4 large, ripe bananas
• ¼ cup mini semisweet chocolate chips
• ½ tbsp toasted, sliced almonds

Get the full recipe here.

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