50 Recipes for Weight Loss

Lose weight the delicious way!


30. Garlic Rosemary Chicken (Olive Garden Copycat)

This skinny copycat version of the Olive Garden classic serves up restaurant quality taste in just 336 calories. Next time you’re craving a night out, save money and calories with this tasty recipe.

31. Herbed Salmon with Broccoli Bulgur Pilaf

Healthy salmon dishes are a good bet when it comes to recipes for weight loss. Our 308-calorie entrée combines heart-friendly salmon with bulgur, a type of cracked wheat.

32. Slow Cooker Chicken Chili

You don’t need to give up on chili because you’re trying to live a healthier life! This version of the family favorite has 266 calories in each serving, plus protein and fiber, which are essential for shedding pounds.

33. Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja

Lean beef can be part of your weight loss recipes menu plan. Our slow cooker meal offers comes in under 350 calories.

34. Slow Cooker Beef Curry

This dish delivers Indian restaurant-inspired flavor that’s packed with nutrient goodness. Place the ingredients into the slow cooker, and in about four hours you’ll enjoy a delicious entrée with only 176 calories per serving.

35. Slow Cooker Sizzling Chicken Fajitas

Chicken, Mexican spices, warm tortilla…it’s all here in a family-pleasing recipe that has fewer than 125 calories per fajita. Try this dish topped with Guacamole Verde.

36. Juicy Faux Fried Chicken

We love fried chicken—but not the unhealthy fats that come with it. We’ve revamped this classic recipe so you can enjoy the taste, without the stuff that adds inches and pounds. One breast comes in at 262 calories.

37. Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs

Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs Recipe

If you love street tacos or spicy food, these meatballs with a kick are for you! Only 221 calories for 3 meatballs!

38. Healthy Vegan Jambalaya

A healthy, vegan take on the classic southern soul food. This skinny recipe bursts with all the signature spice and flavor of the traditional dish, but packs only 246 calories.

39. Skinny Artichoke and Spinach Penne Casserole

Yes, pasta dishes can be part of a plan to lose weight and feel better! This recipe is less than 3o0 calories each and are super-simple to prepare.

40. Spicy Chili with Fire-Roasted Tomatoes

Get your spice on with this 212-calorie chili. It’s low in saturated fat and sugar, so you’ll feel great about adding this to your menu plan.

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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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