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Healthy recipes for weight loss

47 Recipes

It's still possible to eat well while losing weight. Check out our lighter lunch recipes & healthy but satisfying dinners, all for 500 calories or less.

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  • Spiced carrot & lentil soup in a bowl

    Spiced carrot & lentil soup

    A star rating of 4.6 out of 5.1212 ratings

    A delicious, spicy blend packed full of iron and low in fat to boot. It's ready in under half an hour, or can be made in a slow cooker

  • Chicken satay salad

    Chicken satay salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.173 ratings

    Marinate chicken breasts, then drizzle with a punchy peanut satay sauce for a no-fuss, midweek meal that's high in protein and big on flavour

  • Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta in a bowl

    Broccoli pesto & pancetta pasta

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.61 ratings

    Serve this healthy bowl of pasta topped with cherry tomatoes for a quick and easy midweek meal. It's tossed with broccoli pesto, and takes just 25 minutes to make

  • Chicken & sweetcorn tacos served on a plate

    Chicken & sweetcorn tacos

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.28 ratings

    Serve up these healthy chicken and sweetcorn tacos for an easy midweek meal that's full of flavour. You'll also have leftovers to make chicken and sweetcorn wraps for lunch tomorrow

  • Greek-style roast fish

    Greek-style roast fish

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.147 ratings

    Oven-bake white fish fillets with potatoes, tomatoes and herbs for a healthy and gluten-free weeknight dinner

  • Red lentil & carrot soup

    Red lentil & carrot soup

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.106 ratings

    This warming and budget-friendly vegetarian soup is perfect packed in a flask for lunch. It's also easy to double the quantities and freeze half for later

  • Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew served in a bowl

    Chorizo, orzo & sweetcorn summer stew

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.48 ratings

    Fry veg with chorizo and orzo to make this healthy, colourful summer stew. You can add any leftover veg you have in the fridge to reduce food waste

  • Two plates serving linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    Linguine with avocado, tomato & lime

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.100 ratings

    Use guacamole ingredients to make this low-calorie vegan linguine which can also be served cold as a pasta salad. It delivers on flavour and it's healthy.

  • Lighter chicken cacciatore

    Lighter chicken cacciatore

    A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.106 ratings

    The classic Italian 'hunter's stew' gets a healthy makeover, with low-fat chicken breasts, prosciutto and a rich herby tomato sauce

  • Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata served in a pan

    Ricotta, broccoli, & new potato frittata

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.22 ratings

    Make this quick and healthy frittata with a bean salad in 30 minutes flat. Flavoured with broccoli and ricotta, you'll also have leftovers you can enjoy the next day

  • Prawn jalfrezi

    Prawn jalfrezi

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.52 ratings

    Satisfy a curry craving the healthy way with this Indian prawn dish - blitz the onions and spices into an authentic, thick, yet low-fat sauce

  • Ginger chicken & green bean noodles served on a plate

    Ginger chicken & green bean noodles

    A star rating of 3.8 out of 5.31 ratings

    Try this speedy one-pan ginger chicken with noodles and green beans as a quick and easy midweek meal. It's healthy, low in fat and calories, too

  • Turmeric, ginger & coconut fish curry in a saucepan

    Turmeric, ginger & coconut fish curry

    A star rating of 3.5 out of 5.16 ratings

    Serve up this healthy fish curry, with vibrant turmeric, ginger and coconut flavours, for an easy midweek meal. It takes just 30 minutes from prep to plate

  • Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas served on a white plate

    Chicken with crushed harissa chickpeas

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.47 ratings

    Need something speedy for dinner? Try this chicken, coated in flavourful za'atar and served with spiced chickpeas. It's simple, but seriously delicious

  • Pesto chicken salad served on an oval plate

    Pesto chicken salad

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Serve this pesto chicken and couscous salad in lettuce leaves for a healthy supper. With added sundried tomatoes and pine nuts, it has lots of texture

  • Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    Cauliflower, paneer & pea curry

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.146 ratings

    Ready in less than an hour, this easy, vegetarian curry recipe made with pan-fried Indian cheese and vegetables is also cheap to prepare

  • Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    Prawn, fennel & rocket risotto

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.42 ratings

    This prawn and fennel risotto gets a little extra kick from lemon zest and and rocket - perfect for a dinner party

  • Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    Masala frittata with avocado salsa

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.44 ratings

    A spicy twist on a simple frittata recipe, with Masala paste, coriander and plump cherry tomatoes. Pair it with our avocado salsa for a light and budget-friendly supper

  • Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

    Lighter spaghetti & meatballs

    A star rating of 4.2 out of 5.21 ratings

    Lentils make a low-fat addition to these minced pork patties for a healthier family favourite - still full of herby, garlicky flavour

  • Pork & aubergine noodle stir-fry served in a wok

    Pork & aubergine noodle stir-fry

    A star rating of 3.7 out of 5.10 ratings

    Enjoy this quick and healthy pork and aubergine stir-fry on busy weeknights. This recipe for two also gives you leftovers to make pork & aubergine lettuce cups for lunch the next day

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