5 Healthy Dinner Ideas For Weight Loss

What Do I Want For Dinner

What Do I Want For Dinner?

Every day you might be wondering, “ what do I want for dinner? Along with the busy schedules, you are trying to eat something available with you right then or order some fast foods other than taking a healthy diet.

Eating whatever you have is helping you to gain weight in the first place but not to obtain any of the nutrients — scary, right. Finally, you end up with heavy gym workouts, and diet plans make you starve to lose weight.

But here’s the kicker;

You can lose weight while eating. But the important point is you need to eat the correct foods in correct portions. 

Try these easy and quick recipes and experience the change. Each recipe includes 500 calories or less and satisfies you with the great ingredients and the taste. 

Butternut squash and chicken salad

Ingredients 

  • 150g of chopped butternut squash
  • About 400g of boneless and skinless chicken thighs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper as your preference
  • 100g of Mesclun
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 100g of goat cheese

Directions

First, season the chopped butternut squash and chicken thighs with salt, pepper, and olive oil. 

Then bake them under 240 degrees Celsius for 40 minutes until butternut squash is soft. 

After that, mix chicken, squash, mesclun, lemon juice, and goat cheese. Season the mixture with salt and pepper to taste. 

This salad contains about 380 calories and rich in protein that gives you a fabulous kick.

Tacos

Who doesn’t like tacos? No one right. Treat yourself with this shrimp tacos. You will never be unsatisfied. 

Ingredients For the tacos

  • 500g of medium-sized shrimp
  • 4 Tortillas 
  • ½ tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • ½ cup of chopped Carrots
  • 1 cup of chopped Red cabbage
  • 1/4 cup of coriander
  • 1 tsp Red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper

For the sauce

  • 3 tbsp Hot chili sauce
  • 2 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • Salt and pepper

Directions 

First, take a frying pan and cook shrimp with coconut oil in medium heat. After the shrimp is almost cooked, add chili powder, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. Cook until all the sauces are absorbed and remove from heat. 

To prepare the sauce, take a bowl and add hot chili sauce to yogurt. Add some salt and pepper for taste. Mix well. 

Take the tortillas and fill with cooked shrimp, carrots, and cabbage. Then top with sauce and garnish with coriander. Sprinkle some lime drops for taste. 

Enjoy your tasty tacos. This recipe only contains 250 calories per taco. Even the kids will love these tacos. Try tonight.

Pizza, who said pizza? We said pizza. What about some veggie pizza for dinner? 

Here the classic veggie pizza recipe you must try. 

Veggie pizza 

Ingredients for the pizza dough

  • 2 cups of plain flour
  • 2 tsp of baking powder
  • ½ tsp of baking soda
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup of greek yogurt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Vegetable oil

For topping

  • 350g of grape tomatoes
  • ¼ red onion 
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp oregano 
  • 200g of mozzarella cheese
  • Balsamic vinegar
  • 2 cups of arugula

Directions 

First of all, preheat the oven to 400 degrees celsius. 

To prepare the dough, first, take a bowl mix flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Then add yogurt and olive oil and mix well. Knead the mixture until smooth.

Then divide the dough into three pieces. Roll and all pieces into a flat round and take an oil coated frying pan and cook the flatbread until it gets gold in color on both sides.

Take another bowl and mix halved tomatoes, onion, oil, oregano, salt, and pepper. Top the flatbread with topping and shredded cheese and bake until the cheese is melty. Sprinkle some drops of balsamic vinegar and top some arugula. 

Your instant veggie pizza is no ready to serve. This pizza only contains 350 calories per serving. 

Low-calorie fish and veggie soup 

If you want to consume more proteins without cholesterol, seafood is the best choice. Here a low-calorie fish and veggie soup that fulfills your nutritional needs and 

Ingredients 

  • 2 chopped carrots
  • 2 chopped potatoes
  • 1 chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 thin chopped leek
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 300g of chopped pollock fillet
  • 3/4cup of heavy cream
  • 4 cups of vegetable stock
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 finely chopped garlic bulbs
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper

Directions 

First, fry the onion and garlic by olive oil in a pot. Add carrots, potatoes, bell pepper, leeks to the pot and cook for 3-4 minutes. Then add vegetable stock and leave it to boil.

Stire a few times to mix well. Cock about 10 minutes. When the vegetables are soft, add fish, milk, heavy cream, salt, and pepper and cook another 5 minutes. Take the pot off of the cooker and add some lime juice for taste.

Serve this hot fish and veggie soup with bread. This soup only includes 400 calories that could help you to lose weight. 

Rice pie

You might throw away the leftover cooked rice without thinking twice. Now you can save them for another meal. 

Ingredients 

  • 3 cups of cooked brown rice
  • 250g of spinach
  • 1 finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup of shredded cheddar cheese
  • ¼ cup of milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 finely chopped garlic bulbs
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper

Directions 

Turning on your oven and letting it heat up to 220-degree celsius. Take a frying pan and fry the onion with olive oil first. Cook until onions turn brown, then add spinach and garlic. Leave it for 2 minutes and put the mixture into a larger pot. Add rice, cheese, salt, and pepper. 

Whisk egg and milk in another container and add them to the rice mixture and mix well. 

Then transfer the mixture into a pan sprayed with cooking spray and smooth with a spatula. Bake for 25 mins and until the top gets light brown.

Take it out of the oven and cut into wedges.

Now your rice pie is ready. You will only gain 200 calories per serving. 

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