Category Archives: weight loss recipes

Wild Seared Salmon on Grapefruit & Arugula Salad

This super salad is bursting with healthy weight-loss properties, thanks to some powerful nutrients that also happen to make for one awesome flavor combination. Heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids abound in wild salmon and walnuts, bolstered nicely with waist-slimming monounsaturated fats from avocado. Grapefruit not only balances this dish with the perfect sweet and sour touch, but it also brings with… Read More

No-Bake Cocoa-nut Bars

While some people are still scared off by the lusciously creamy and delicious fat grams found in coconut, research has shown that the type of fat found in coconut — called MCT — actually helps you get leaner, healthier, and strengthens your immune system. These chunky chocolate coconut bars are ridiculously easy to make, and they store well in the… Read More

Maple-Glazed Chicken Breast with Sesame Ginger Green Beans

Spring is upon us! Birds are returning, flowers are starting to bloom, and barbeques are starting to open! Simple low-fat grilling recipes make healthy eating such a breeze when BBQ weather finally hits, turning healthy meal prep into a quick, painless and delicious affair. Simple grilled chicken breast is given a major springtime facelift with the sweet and tangy flavor… Read More

8 Weight Loss Recipes that Will Make You Love Cabbage

Rich in vitamin C, antioxidants and other superfood nutrients and incredible compounds, studies have shown cabbage can help you lose weight and reduce your risks of cardiovascular problems, chronic illness and disease at the same time. Think beyond cabbage soup (and don’t give up on that either). Colorful, crisp and crunchy, dishes featuring low-cal and low-cost cabbage can be prepared… Read More

15 Low-Carb Holiday Side Dishes

Creamy mashed potatoes, candied yams, apple crumbles, turkey stuffing, cheesy casseroles, buttery biscuits…all the classic foods and flavors that make you look forward to the holidays…with all the carbs and fat that make you dread stepping onto the scale come New Year. You can put together delicious holiday feasts for your family and friends that don’t require everyone’s weight loss… Read More

DIY Holiday Chocolate Bonbons

You don’t want to be left behind in all the merry holiday cheer…but you don’t want to leave your weight loss ideals behind you either. Try these homemade chocolate bonbons as a compromise. Sugar-free and low carb while rich in healthy fats and antioxidants, these DIY candies are a healthier alternative to the store-bought kind so that you can enjoy… Read More

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

It’s always nice to get something for free. Sugar free, fat free and gluten free. These oatmeal cookies are so easy to whip up in a pinch, and use just a handful of common ingredients you likely already have in your kitchen. They are a perfect, old fashioned wholesome treat for the kids (adult kids included). When they’ve been earned,… Read More

3 Ways to Prepare This Weight Loss “IT” Food

Cauliflower has quickly gone from trite to trendy. And good on us, because that means that this high fiber, nutrition packed, naturally low calorie and low carb veggie can now be found in a variety of delicious, waist-friendly, creative recipes, from garlicky mashed cau-tatoes, to gluten-free cauliflower pizza crust, to low-carb cauliflower rice.   3 Ways to Enjoy Waist-Friendly Cauliflower… Read More

5 Ways to Use Autumn Apples

Whether you’ve been apple picking at your local farm or local grocery store, this is the perfect time of year to start incorporating fresh, in-season, high-fiber and nutrition-packed apples into your weight loss diet and healthy lifestyle. Welcome in sweater weather with more anticipation and less winter padding with these fall-friendly, sugar-free, low-fat recipes starring crisp and delicious apples.  … Read More

Chocolate Pumpkin Seedtella

When you committed to losing weight, did you think you’d have to completely give up on the guilty pleasure of spooning smooth, chocolatey Nutella into your mouth with giddy, eye-rolling abandon? Well – now you don’t. You’re welcome. This healthy, vegan, sugar-free chocolate spread recipe uses antioxidant-rich pumpkin seeds instead of nuts, rich in healthy fatty acids and trace minerals… Read More