Resist the modern tendency toward high-calorie, low-nutrient foods!
Maintaining a healthy weight is important in the prevention of a host of health issues, from diabetes to heart disease, and will help you to feel your best in the here and now. Step one: Resist the tendency toward high-calorie, low-nutrient foods! Our arsenal of weight loss recipes is just what you need. The following 25 clean recipes for weight loss will help you stay healthy while enjoying every bite.
1. Sweet Potato and Chia Seed Pancakes
This hearty breakfast delivers loads of fiber, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids for fewer than 300 calories per serving.
2. Breakfast Yogurt Parfait To Go
Breakfast to go! With fiber and antioxidants from fruit, crunch from granola, and protein from yogurt, this recipe gives you everything you want in one jar for only 184 calories.
3. Avocado Breakfast Pizza
Only 252 calories! A lovely combination of avocado, egg, and tortilla.
4. Crustless Vegetable Quiche
With only 121 calories per slice, this veggie-packed egg dish gives you tons of protein and phytonutrients.
5. Flax and Apple Raisin Oatmeal
Loaded with fiber and protein, and only 292 calories per bowl.
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6. Mediterranean Tuna Salad
This healthy twist on a classic comes in at just over 200 calories.
7. Crispy Chickpea Cakes with Cabbage Slaw
This lunch is jam-packed with fiber and protein, all for only 276 calories.
8. Slow Cooker Chicken Fajita Tortilla Soup
Lean protein and lots of vegetables! This soup contains 272 calories per serving.
9. Slow Cooker Wild Rice Pilaf
The perfect light lunch, made with mushrooms, garlic, and herbs. This pilaf has 156 calories per serving.
This soup is a great way to eat your rainbow, and it only has 116 calories per bowl.
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11. Burrito Pie Casserole
Healthy Tex-Mex is a real thing. A piece of this burrito pie will satisfy your cravings with only 329 calories.
12. Rogan Josh Curry
This immensely flavorful, spicy curry gives you 33 grams of protein per serving and only 351 calories.
13. Maple Glazed Tempeh with Quinoa and Kale
Hearty but light, this dinner option clocks in at 321 calories with loads of nutrients and flavor.
14. Soft Shrimp Tacos
With only 282 calories, these protein-packed shrimp tacos are a healthier version of the classic ground beef variety.
15. Balsamic Glazed Pork with Apples, Green Beans, and Carrots
Sweet and savory, this well-rounded pork dish comes in at 314 calories per serving.
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16. Baked Zucchini Fritters
Want something crispy to snack on? Have three homemade fritters for fewer than 100 calories.
17. Spicy Pumpkin Hummus
Only 20 calories a tablespoon! Enjoy with veggie sticks.
18. Sweet Potato Chips
Enjoy a couple handfuls of chips for fewer than 100 calories.
19. Southwestern Kale Chips
Potatoes don’t have a monopoly on chips. These spicy kale chips give you 142 calories per serving.
20. Creamy Avocado Dip
Get your protein, fiber, and healthy fats with a quarter cup of this avocado dip at 116 calories.
21. Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Classic. Simple. And only 70 calories per berry.
22. No Bake Lemon Berry Cups
Naturally sweetened, rich, and creamy, these little cups come in at 118 calories.
23. Chocolate Chia Seed Pudding
With the protein, fiber, and omega-3 content of this decadent dessert, it could double as part of dinner! It has 219 calories per serving.
24. Slow Cooker Cranberry Poached Pears
This fiber-filled, fancy dessert contains 224 calories.
25. Raspberry Peach Sorbet
This recipe contains 84 calories per serving along with the antioxidants and fiber provided by berries, peaches, and pineapple.
When it comes to clean-eating recipes, this is only the tip of the iceberg. Purchase our Skinny Ms. Recipe Collection eBook for many more great recipes. Also, be sure to follow us on Twitter and Facebook to see what we’re cooking up on a day-to-day basis.