Category Archives: weight loss recipes

Ginger-Sesame Edamame & Soba Noodle Bowl

This healthy and vibrantly vegan noodle bowl is packed with seasonal spring-time produce that’s high in fiber and nutritional quality while light in saturated fat and cholesterol. Colorful and flavorful, this dish sure does make a crowd feel good (or halve the recipe if it will be making lunch or dinner for just one happy camper), and is a great… Read More

Kale & Ancient Grains Buddha Bowl with Green Goddess Dressing

Does this delicious power bowl help you lose weight because its name invokes the supernatural powers of a few friendly higher beings eager to answer your sincerest weight loss prayers? Or are there other mysterious weight loss influences at work here? Buddha’s round laughing belly may not quite be the physique you’re striving for, but not to worry: trendy high-fiber,… Read More

400 Calories or Less: 6 Easy Healthy LUNCHES!

You’re probably lucky if you had enough time this morning to wait for your coffee to cool down sufficiently before chugging it and dashing out the door. So packed home-made lunches rarely make it on to the A.M. train to work, as commuters quietly suck on their first-degree tongue burns while lost in quiet thought and mentally preparing for the… Read More

Under 130 Calories: 4 Gorgeously Grilled Veggie Side Dishes

Don’t put the grill away just yet. Sure, you’ve been using it to fire up juicy burgers, tender steaks and finger-lickin’ chicken all summer long. But have you been taking advantage of this quick and handy tool when it comes to creating super easy, low-cal side dishes that are tasty, light, and ready to be devoured in a matter of… Read More

Chipotle Mango Fish Tacos in Lettuce Wraps

These aren’t your typical beer-battered fish sticks smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas. Nor are they your typical battered fish stick smothered in sour cream and wrapped in flour tortillas that have had some fat and carbs removed from them for good measure. These are waaay more fun, spicy, saucy and sassy. And have had a lot… Read More

Vegetable Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

As the weather starts to get cooler, cravings for warmer comfort foods start to stir again. Take advantage of the fresh, end-of-season garden harvest that’s still abundant at the market, and use it to turn this old favorite meaty dish into a high-fiber, low-fat bowl of healthy mouth-watering goodness that’s teeming with fresh nutrients and flavors. Serve these delectably saucy… Read More

4 Gut-Melting Green Smoothie Bowls

Your Instragram feed hasn’t been lying to you. Plates are dead. So are cups. Bowls are taking over. And yes, smoothies have gotten the bowl makeover too. No need to panic when trading in your favorite stripy swirly sippy straw for a spoon, though. For people looking to lose some weight, this Smoothie 2.0 could possibly help them get there… Read More

Healthy Vegan Pad Thai

Step away from the Asian take-out flier that someone (someone???) magnet pinned to your fridge. Step. AWAY. Yes, you’re tired after a long day. Yes, you’re starving. Yes, you don’t feel like slaving in the kitchen. Yes, you have a craving for something a bit different from your usual grub. Yes, you just happen to have an Asian fast-food flier… Read More

Pomegranate Pear & Pecan Salad on Detoxifying Bitter Greens

This salad is loaded with flavorful bitter greens that are naturally detoxifying, nutrient-packed, fiber-filled and that quickly fill you up on very few calories. It manages to stimulate and satisfy every part of your taste palate, with the pleasant sourness of pomegranate and orange balanced by the bitterness of dandelion, chicory, arugula and endive greens, complimented with the natural sweetness… Read More

Spinach, Feta & Broccoli Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Bowls are making a major come-back these days. That’s why everything from bread to tacos to smoothies have been getting epic bowl-inspired image makeovers from their Instagram stylists. So why fight fashion? Go bowling for dinner. Here’s a dinner bowl that you don’t even have to wash afterwards. Low-calorie spaghetti squash noodles (is it spaghetti? is it squash? it’s both,… Read More