Losing weight isn’t all about slashing calories from your daily menu. The magic behind long-term weight loss lies within your food’s nutrient (not just calorie!) content. Simply cutting food from your diet will only trigger irritability, give rise to unbearable cravings, and welcome a sluggish metabolism. On the other hand, foods bursting with nutritious properties give your body the valuable vitamins and minerals it needs to feel satisfied and energized! Thankfully, there are weight loss recipes out there.
Here at SkinnyMs., we’ve racked up 50 healthy recipes that feature superfood powerhouses certain to rev up your metabolism and get you closer to your weight loss goals. With meals and snacks comprising of fewer calories, these delicious meals and treats are a no-brainer on the road to a slimmer you. Did we mention they’re downright delicious, besides being uber-satisfying? With this foolproof list, you can enjoy those red-flagged comfort foods (think enchiladas and cheesecake) you thought you had to steer clear of.
These rockin’ recipes shoe hunger out of the picture and make weight loss fun and tasty! Check out these top 50 weight loss recipes organized by meal type. Let’s get cooking!
1. Avocado Breakfast Pizza
Pizza for breakfast? You bet! This savory dish delivers creamy, buttery textures and a boatload of nutrients to keep you satisfied throughout the morning.
2. Breakfast Yogurt Parfait to Go
Packed with scrumptious berries, toasted coconut, and crunchy granola, these grab-and-go parfait jars make a delectably portable breakfast on busy mornings.
3. French Toast Casserole
This lightened version of the beloved breakfast treat delivers all the crispy, gooey deliciousness you love about French toast – without breaking your calorie bank!
4. 10 Minute Stovetop Granola
You’re just 10 minutes away from a quick and crunchy breakfast stuffed with nutrient-rich superfoods like oats, walnuts, and honey. Pour a little milk on top and enjoy as a clean-eating cereal.
5. Goji Berry Superfood Granola
Goji berries add a natural tinge of sweetness to this granola recipe. The treasured superfood is chock-full of antioxidants, medicinal properties, and beta-carotene.
6. Egg and Toast Breakfast Cups
Rise and shine to these protein-packed, mouthwateringly-rich breakfast cups! Gooey egg pairs wonderfully with crispy toast in this winning morning meal.
7. Individual Egg & Spinach Bowl
Savory meets satisfying in this egg bake recipe, spotlighting two of the world’s healthiest superfoods, egg and spinach.
8. Three Seed Berry Parfait
This berrylicious yogurt parfait is a snap to whip up. It’s the perfect go-to when you’re experiencing an early morning sweet tooth!
9. Fried Eggs with Mushrooms & Brussels Sprouts
Swap your conventional breakfast with this delicious and hearty skillet breakfast. Mornings never tasted so good!
10. Green Tea Kiwi-Berry Smoothie
This breakfast smoothie features green tea to boost energy levels and rev up your metabolism, making it an awesome alternative to morning coffee
11. Chicken Salad Sandwich
A creamy, delicious chicken salad made with healthy ingredients. Enjoy half a sandwich with a cup of Tomato Basil Soup.
12. Tomato, Hummus, and Spinach Salad Sandwich
Ever try hummus on a sandwich? You’re in for a delicious treat with this easy prep recipe and just three main ingredients.
13. Meaty Veggie Roll-Ups
When it comes to sandwiches, skipping bready buns and carb-rich wraps can truly help you on your weight loss journey! Roll up bright, flavorful veggies with delectable deli meat instead of bread for a protein-packed, low-calorie meal. Be sure to choose nitrate-free meats for an even healthier lunch
14. Skinny Burrito in a Jar
With all your favorite bold burrito flavors stuffed in a jar, this low-cal lunch recipe is a smart choice for those watching their weight!
15. Healthiest Greek Salad
You’ll go nuts over this low-calorie version of your favorite summer summer! This lighter Greek salad has the classic taste without all the extra calories.
16. Grilled Turkey Veggie Burger
Carrots & zucchini make this burger ultra juicy and seriously delicious. Enjoy with your favorite clean & lean trimmings for that traditional burger taste.
17.Thai Roasted Sweet Potato Soup
Cuddle up with a warm bowl of this comforting sweet potato soup. The silky-smooth dish includes ginger and coconut for a light and refreshing lunch bursting with health benefits!
18. Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich
Enjoy a new twist on traditional egg salad. This skinnified version is a great choice for lunch plus it’s super easy to whip up and pack for the next day.
19. Quinoa Fruit Salad with Honey Lime Vinaigrette
Put some pep in your step with this bright and springy salad dish! Satisfying quinoa adds yummy nuttiness that blends beautifully with the tangy fruit.
20. Clean Eating Chicken Salad
A superfood chicken salad which includes chicken breasts, romaine lettuce, Greek yogurt, red grapes, all loaded into a whole wheat pita half. Oh my!
This Asian inspired recipe will have you craving take-out less and homemade dishes more. Make either the Cauliflower Stir-Fry or the Quinoa & Vegetable Stir-Fry and you’ve got a declious clean-eating meal.
Stuffed with delicious traditional Italian ingredients, these perfectly proportioned lasagna rolls make the ultimate skinnifed dish when you’re craving something creamy and decadent.
This mouthwatering chicken dish, is a no-hassle recipe worth digging into! Just under 200 calories makes it taste even better.
Salmon reigns supreme on the list of healthy fish. It carries a boatload of health benefits like omega-3s and powerful vitamins. This lovely sockeye dish is a snap to prepare and makes the perfect mid-week meal.
Gooey cheese melted atop chicken breast makes these stuffed peppers uber satisfying. The taste of Philly will wow your senses!
Tender noodles meet ooey gooey cheese and savory spices in this lasagna recipe. Whipping up the prized pasta dish is a cinch, thanks to the crock-pot.
Cozy up with a bowl of this healthy version of the American classic. Made with 100% clean ingredients and based on a low-sodium broth, the savory stew will satisfy your tummy and warm your soul.
Mexican meets macaroni, forming a killer combination in this gooey home-cooked casserole! By opting for light, nutritious ingredients and bold spices, this winning recipe makes the ultimate comfort food hybrid without the guilt!
Featuring a delicious dinner or lunch recipe made with only 3-ingredients. This scrumptious chicken makes a delicious sandwich, burrito, taco, and more.
Satisfy those crazy carb cravings with a flavorful mound of noodles formed with strands of spaghetti squash! The uber low-carb veggie dressed in spicy southwestern flavors will bring excitement to the table!
These deviled delights contain a magical mayo-free mixture of greek yogurt, mustard, and savory garnishes- a guilt-free guaranteed fan-favorite!
Before snacking on the vending machine chips down the hall, check out this healthful alternative. At just 32 measly calories per serving, these crunchy chips with a hint of appley sweetness are the perfect junk food replacement!
Have a low-calorie, low-carb, high protein snack. You can enjoy two of these boats for only 145 calories. These treats actually are great for a Friday night dinner. Bump up the protein by adding some refried beans.
Give the mild-flavored vegetable a deliciously crunchy makeover in this genius chip recipe! With only 99 calories a serving, the tasty delights are a real winner.
Feeling a little sluggish? These bite-sized balls of deliciousness will put some pep in that step. The scrumptious ingredients will satisfy your sweet tooth!
Add a dash of earthy, Mediterranean flavor to your daily menu by whipping up this Roasted Red Pepper Hummus. Paired with pita chips or veggie sticks, this velvety dip makes the ultimate afternoon snack.
When cravings for something creamy-sweet strike, look no further than this clean-eating solution. Featuring peanut buttery goodness and silky smooth yogurt, this skinnified dip is certain to hit the spot.
40. Broccoli Tarts
Tarts aren’t just for dessert! These treats feature a mouthwatering mixture of broccoli, feta, and fluffy egg whites. They’ll make a fabulous appetizer at your next dinner party!
Enjoy another skinny-mini dessert with just 51 calories per serving. This dessert is over-the-top delicious!
At around 100 calories, this rich banana-themed treat will satisfy even the craziest sweet tooth without adding numbers to the scale!
With these delectable mini desserts, you can have your cheesecake and eat it, too! The secret behind their indulgent creaminess lies in the fat-free cream cheese and nutritious Greek yogurt.
Bursting with health benefits and rich in flavonoids, dark chocolate is one of those heavenly sweets you can enjoy without shame. These clusters pack a nutty crunch in each decadent bite!
Covered in nutritional caution tape, conventional peanut butter cups are sworn enemies when it comes to weight loss. Luckily, this clean, scrumptious version delivers the same rich flavors without the disastrous, calorie-laden profile!
Stuffed with superfoods like almonds, dates, and quinoa, these chewy balls of goodness will hit the spot after dinner while offering your body incredible nutrients!
Creamy, rich chocolate teams up with bright peppermint in this indulgent dessert. This fudge recipe offers a significant dose of antioxidants, making it a nutritious nibble when the holidays hit.
Bursting with tart, tangy flavors, these lemon berry cups make an effortless treat when you’re in the mood for something light and sweet.
Mini cheesecakes served in perfectly portioned cups deliver a host of health benefits in each bite, along with creamy, berry-licious goodness.