50 Recipes for Weight Loss

Lose weight the delicious way!


14. Roasted Pear Sandwich with Baby Spinach

You’ll feel like you’re enjoying a spa lunch with this weight loss sandwich. It’s light, refreshing, and has only 176 calories.

15. Cucumber Quinoa Salad With Ground Turkey, Olives, & Feta

A refreshing summer salad with enough protein for a meal and only 97 calories per half-cup serving. Pack leftovers of this delicious side dish for the perfect easy, low-cal lunch.

16. Homemade Roasted Tomato Soup

Tomato soup is a classic lunch straight out of your childhood. Skip the canned stuff (and all the extra sodium) in favor of this delicious homemade version, which clocks in at just 117 calories.

17. Clean Eating Chicken Salad

When you want recipes for weight loss, choose this healthy alternative to traditional chicken salad. With 240 calories per serving, it satisfies your appetite without loading you up with processed ingredients.

18. Veggie & Pesto Sandwich

You can’t go wrong with this mixture of mushrooms, red peppers, tomatoes, arugula, and more. You’ll enjoy the taste, and your waistline will love the 260 calories.

19. Paleo-Friendly Meaty Veggie Roll-Ups

This is a great recipe, whether you’re eating at home or at your desk. It’s easy to make, and 4-6 roll-ups deliver a mere 71 calories.

20. Crunchy Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

Is your go-to lunch salad getting a little tired? Mix it up with this fun and fresh kale and Brussels sprout salad. Add a little crunch to your midday meal without any extra calories (this salad has just 109 per serving!

21. Chicken Noodle Soup

Love your lunchtime with this super-simple dish, which incorporates rotisserie chicken and whole wheat noodles. This soup is low in fat, low in sodium, and has less than 175 calories per serving.

22. Grilled Chicken and Blueberry Salad

This lunch recipe is high on the yum factor, with grilled chicken, blueberries, and almonds. It delivers fewer than 270 calories and is a good way to use leftover chicken from dinner.

23. Warm Chicken Salad Over Arugula

Complete with a creamy dill dressing, this tasty chicken salad provides enough flavor and protein to prevent any midday slump. At just 167 calories, this salad makes for a filling yet low-cal lunch.


24. Baked Zucchini Fritters

With only 87 calories in a single serving containing 3 fritters, you can go ahead and enjoy these guiltlessly!

25. Bell Pepper Candy

Sink your teeth into this almost zero calorie food. Each serving has just 12 calories—your body will actually burn more calories to digest this snack.

26. Baked Apple Chips

Satisfy your craving for a sweet snack with this easy-to-prepare recipe. The chips offer 32 tasty calories in each half-cup serving.

27. Carrots and Zucchini Hummus

Two medium-sized carrots are only 50 calories. Dip them in our healthy hummus for a delicious, weight-loss friendly snack.

28. Sweet Potato Crunchies

With 117 calories in each serving, you can snack on these crunchies whenever hunger strikes. Use them as a yummy side dish, too!

29. Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Dairy-based dips pack on the pounds, so whip up a batch of this recipe, which uses tofu for creaminess. Enjoy this 70-calorie dip with your favorite veggies.

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  1. Is it wrong if I eat for example, and smoothie, like at 6 am, then something that is listed as breakfast as an snack, or do I have to eat just breakfast food as breakfast, and dinner as dinner, and so on. I mean as long as I don't eat more of the calories I need?

  2. Dieting Means Eating Less? No….
    Healthy diet is all about consuming the right type of foods in the correct quantity.

    1. We agree. A healthy diet will consist of the right foods and the correct portions. Unfortunately, many of our portion sizes today are much larger than they should be. When this is the case, we need to make an adjustment.

  3. I am going to attempt to make the sweet potato pancake, it sounds and looks delicious. Pancakes you can eat when they have cooled also, so it might be a carry around snack as well. I’ve wanted to loose a little bit of weight for ages so I’m hopeful these recipes will be a healthy tasty snack 🙂 Thank you SkinnyMs

  4. I can’t find one recipe that doesn’t sound delicious, I’m so excited to try all of them! Thank you very much for sharing these great recipes. I was getting so tired of the same food over and over that this is a real life saver!

    1. Audrey, What I’ve found to be key to successful weight loss and maintenance, is eating a clean diet and use portion control. We have lots of healthy meal plans on the site, all free! 🙂

  5. I want to loose some weight and I will be glad if some recipies could be sent to me for breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner.

  6. I’m trying hard to lose weaight too. I just don’t know what great to eat . I love to be 110 , 115
    Right now im 136.6 lb . What I do to lose 26 pounds

    1. Hi Shayni, we recommend eating whole, natural unprocessed foods–plenty of fruits and veggies, whole grains (whole-wheat bread & pasta instead of white), lean protein (chicken, fish, eggs), and healthy fats (coconut oil, avocados, olives). If you want some more help, check out our Clean Eating Overhaul. You should also exercise if you want to lose weight. Check out our New You Workout Plan for Absolute Beginners. Good luck!

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