Healthy Recipes: Losing Weight


The 3 Healthy Recipes You Must Know For All Time

Weight loss is extremely reliant on what you eat. Foods can have tremendously different impacts on your hunger and the number of calories you burn.

Vegetarian, vegan, or omnivore – there are fabulous healthy recipes for all kinds of eaters.

Below are the four weight-loss recipes that will help you burn calories as well as to stay healthy.

1. Red Lentil Soup

Healthy Recipes To Help You In Losing Weight
Healthy Recipes To Help You In Losing Weight

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dried red lentils
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 large diced stalks celery
  • One large diced carrot
  • 1 small diced yellow onion
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 4 cups of water
  • One whole bay leaf
  • 2 tbsps lemon juice
  • Olive oil, yogurt, or other toppings of your choice

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan until simmering.
  • Add the chopped celery, carrot, onion, and salt and stir to mix.
  • Cover the lid and allow the vegetable to poach.
  • Stir vegetables occasionally in between cooking until you see that the onions are translucent and soft.
  • Then put the lentils, water, and bay leaf in the saucepan and bring up to a boil.
  • Reduce the heat to low, cover the saucepan and allow to simmer.
  • Cook for about 20 minutes until the lentils start to fall apart.
  • Turn off the heat and add lemon juice in the lentils soup.
  • Season the soup with salt as per your taste.
  • Serve the soup into a bowl with a dollop of plain yogurt, or olive oil, or any other topping of your desire.

2. Beef with Veggie Salad

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp dry red quinoa
  • 3 oz lean beef
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cups mesclun greens
  • 1/2 cup broccoli florets, chopped
  • 1/4 red bell pepper, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  • In a skillet cook beef until tender.
  • In the meantime, cook quinoa in the saucepan as directed on the package.
  • When cooked toss it with greens, broccoli, pepper, salt, and cooked beef in a bowl.
  • Drizzle with olive oil before serving.

3. Low Carb Eggless Pancakes

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps honey
  • 1 cup low-fat milk
  • 2 tbsps water
  • 2 tbsps olive oil
  • More oil for frying
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

Directions

  • In a bowl, mix well flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Further, pour honey, low-fat milk, oil, vanilla extract, and water. Whisk everything into a batter.
  • Scoop some batter in a frying pan and spread it to shape into a circle. Fry on medium heat.
  • Cook one side for around 2 minutes then flip it to fry on the other side.
  • When cooked thoroughly remove it from the pan.
  • Do same for the remaining batter.
  • Top the pancakes with some fruit or maple syrup.

4. Matcha Smoothie

Healthy Recipes To Help You In Losing Weight
Healthy Recipes To Help You In Losing Weight

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp matcha powder
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk 
  • 12 cubes ice

Directions

  • Gently press matcha powder through a small sieve into a ceramic or glass bowl.
  • Whisk three tablespoons boiled and cooled water into the matcha powder until the mixture is smooth and no lumps are left.
  • Add ice cubes, matcha mixture, and coconut milk in the blender.
  • Pulse until smoothie reaches the desired consistency.
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