You probably know that an essential part of losing weight is eating the right things. But most weight loss meals taste like something you’d rather forget, take forever to cook, and use all kinds of ingredients of which you’ve never heard — and in many cases they do all of those things.
But there are delicious meals for losing weight that are easy to make and use common ingredients you’re already familiar with. Best of all, you’ll actually enjoy them, as will every other person in your household… whether they’re dieting or not!
Keep reading for 15 easy to make weight loss meals, and be sure to pin and share your favorites!
1) One Pan Lemon Roast Chicken and Asparagus
“One Pan Lemon Roast Chicken and Asparagus with roasted lemon pepper potatoes. This is the one pan wonder dinner, of your busy Friday night dreams. Dinner goals, guys!”
2) Chili Lime Steak Fajitas
“This recipe couldn’t be any more simpler. I’ve taken out the usual pico de gallo and guac to come up with an even faster solution for the night-time-getting-dinner-together-without-losing-your-mind craziness type of situation. You won’t even miss them!”
3) Super Quick Vegan Black Bean Burgers
“They are hearty and textured, with a hint of sweetness from the red onion and the barbecue sauce. It’s the perfect balance of flavours for your perfect burger. Try it topped with your favourite salad toppings and extra barbecue sauce for good measure!”
4) Crispy Honey Orange Glazed Salmon
“Crispy Honey Orange Glazed Salmon Fillets are pan-fried in the most beautiful honey orange garlic sauce, with a splash of soy for flavour.”
5) Hawaiian Chicken Bacon Pineapple Kebabs
“Hawaiian Chicken Bacon Pineapple Kebabs with a BBQ twist! Crispy bacon and chicken smothered in a Hawaiian style pineapple and barbecue sauce, these skewers are so addictive!”
6) Kale Detox Salad with Pesto
“But I had to make this salad delicious, because what’s the point of eating it if it’s not delicious?! It’s got roasted potatoes and carrots, brown rice for fiber, chickpeas (of course), and lacinato kale – all topped with a deliciously chloro-filled (see what I did there!?) green pesto. It’s delicious, AND good for your bod! I hope you all love it!”
7) Chicken Burrito Bowls
“Chicken Burrito Bowls made with taco-seasoned chicken, cilantro-lime rice, salsa, guacamole, corn, beans, and a delicious creamy cilantro sauce.”
8) Vegan Red Thai Coconut Curry
“This creamy Vegan Red Thai Coconut curry is full of delicious veggies and covered with a thick, coconut sauce. It’s the perfect winter warmer for these cold evenings!”
9) Cheesy Pea Soup With Roasted Pea Croutons
“But since I can’t leave a recipe alone, I’ve developed it into something even more delicious (if I may say so) by giving it a creamy, “cheesy” element and adding some yummy roasted peas as croutons.”
10) Skillet Beef & Broccoli Ramen
“The actual making of the meal is super quick — the meat gets cooked in the same skillet that the sauce AND then the broccoli is cooked in. All are added one right after another — 1- cook the meat, 2- add in the sauce and simmer, and then 3- steam the broccoli on top of the sauce.”
11) The Best Oven Fried Chicken
“I remembered a recipe which is identical to KFC, but instead of fried chicken, a lot healthier OVEN FRIED CHICKEN was served. Kids, maybe because of the festive atmosphere or yet a good recipe, didn’t notice the difference in taste, and for me the most important thing was that this meal is prepared in a healthier way and the mood and enthusiasm were still there!”
12) Slow Cooker Beef & Sweet Potato Stew
“Slow Cooker Beef & Sweet Potato Stew! There’s nothing better than coming home to a home cooked meal, filling your house with rustic comfort food aromas, with nothing else to do but serve and eat. That is this meal, friends.”
13) Easy Sausage & Butterbean Casserole
“Looking for a quick, easy and delicious mid week meal to make for your family? Then look no further because my Sausage & Butterbean Casserole ticks ALL those boxes! I’ve been making this recipe for literally years now so I thought it was high time I actually got around to blogging it!
14) Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce
“Chicken and Bacon Pasta with Spinach and Tomatoes in Garlic Cream Sauce – delicious creamy sauce perfectly combines all the flavors: bacon, garlic, spices, tomatoes. You might want to double this recipe!”
15) Vegetable Minestrone Soup
“The beauty of a soup like this is how you can really customise it, for example, if you don’t like (or just don’t have access to) any of the vegetables suggested below, you can just substitute them for something else.”
Now, since you’re trying to drop some of that unwanted flab, you probably realize that knowing which veggies will increase your metabolism would be an incredibly important thing to know. After all, this will speed up your weight loss and you definitely want that, right?
Renowned nutrition researcher John Barban’s focus is unique because he looks at optimizing the female metabolism in a way that addresses the very things that make you unique — from your lifestyle, to your beginning body shape, to what you eat and more.
John has discovered what he calls the “5 wonder veggies for women” which boost women’s metabolisms in a massive way, leading to them to reach their goals faster than they ever thought possible. Learn the 5 veggies in this video (they’re listed at about the 1:05 mark).
Did you find at least a few healthy meals to add to your regular dinner rotation? Make sure you pinned them, and be sure to pin a few ideas you might feel like trying sometime soon! Enjoy! 🙂