After a long day at work, it’s important to have a stocked kitchen and a staple of delicious, quick and easy recipes that you can throw together, that will fit your diet needs and won’t have you spending hours on your feet.
It’s not just the preperation and the cooking, it’s the clearing up the kitchen, the standing over a hot stove for 50 minutes, the 30 minutes of washing pots, pans and dishes, it can be exhausting at the best of times.
That’s why we have collected 34 amazing, super easy weight loss recipes that are fast to prepare, healthy and hopefully have as little clean up as possible, be sure to save and share your favourites on social media and try out your favourites tonight. Enjoy!
34 Super Easy Weight Loss Dinners You’ll Be Able To Cook After Work!
Sheet Pan Steak And Veggies
“Perfectly seasoned, melt-in-your-mouth tender steak with potatoes and broccoli. All made on 1 single sheet pan! EASY CLEAN UP!” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Turkey & Tomato Panini
“This panini is packed with flavor. It’s zesty and fresh thanks to perfect roma tomatoes, lemon juice, and fresh basil. It’s creamy and rich from a combination of mayo, Greek yogurt, and just a bit of parmigiano reggiano. And guess what? It’s only 250 calories. Crazy, right?” Recipe: spachethespatula.com
One Sheet Teriyaki Salmon
“A one pan dinner! Quick. Fast. And so flavorful. With your veggies right alongside your main for the speediest clean up EVER!!!” 240 Calories. Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Gluten Free Creamy Tomato Penne Pasta
“A Creamy Tomato Gluten Free Penne Pasta dish that’s ready in 25 minutes, delicious, and dairy free. This gluten free penne pasta recipe is perfect for those who are new to gluten free or are looking for a lighter pasta dish alternative! It’s protein packed vegetarian pasta with a healthy amount of plant based Iron.” Recipe: cottercrunch.com
Easy Beef & Broccoli
“The BEST and EASIEST beef and broccoli made in 15 min from start to finish. And yes, it’s quicker, cheaper and healthier than take-out!” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
One Pan Lemon Roast Chicken and Asparagus
“One Pan Lemon Roast Chicken and Asparagus with roasted lemon pepper potatoes. This is the one pan wonder dinner, of your busy Friday night dreams. Dinner goals, guys!” Recipe: wildeorchard.co.uk
Healthy Lemon Dill Salmon In Foil
“Seriously dead-simple salmon cooked right in foil! 10 minutes prep. No clean-up! And you know lemon-dill flavors are THE BEST!” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
One Pan Healthy Sausage And Veggies
“Roasted garlic-parmesan veggies with sausage and herbs all made and cooked on one pan. 10 minutes prep, easy clean-up!” Recipe: chelseasmessyapron.com
BBQ Chicken Breasts
“The most tender, juicy chicken grilled to PERFECTION, smothered in a thick, homemade BBQ sauce. You can also make this ahead of time!” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Honey Garlic Dijon Pork Tenderloin
“Pork tenderloin can get a bad rap as the dry, lean, tough alternative to chicken breasts. But that’s so not fair! With a simple Honey Garlic Dijon Pork Tenderloin Marinade, this humble cut of meat is elevated to Super Star status! Best of all, the easy dinner only requires 10 minutes of prep before leaving it to marinate in the refrigerator. It’s a healthy, make-ahead meal for any busy weeknight!” Recipe from TheSeasonedMom. 301 Calories.
Apple, White Cheddar & Grilled Chicken Salad
“There’s nothing like grilled chicken to add flavor to a salad. If you don’t have an outdoor grill you can use a grill pan. The marinade for the chicken and the vinaigrette for the salad are one in the same. I love time savers like this.” Recipe: averiecooks.com
Lemon Roasted Salmon With Sweet Potatoes & Broccolini
“Learn how to meal prep this easy lemon roasted salmon with sweet potatoes and broccolini. It’s simple to do and works great for easy lunches and dinners! Just heat and EAT.” Recipe: http://littlespicejar.com/lemon-roasted-salmon/
Healthy Thai Salmon In Foil
“The flavors are sealed right into a foil packet with no clean up! The salmon comes out so tender/juicy. Sure to be a family favorite!” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
One Pan Cod With Chorizo & Chickpeas
“It is one of the tastiest, healthiest and easiest meals on this blog and ready in about 30 minutes. Tomatoes, onions, peppers, chickpeas and cod spiced up with a little chorizo – basically summer on a plate.” Recipe: supergoldenbakes.com
Basil & Feta Sauce Chicken
“Basil-Feta Sauce Chicken – Flavorful and tangy sauce made with basil, garlic and feta cheese served over deliciously juicy chicken.” Recipe from DietHood.
Garlic Butter Baked Salmon In Foil
“Baked salmon in foil that’s been brushed with my lemon garlic butter sauce. This recipe is so easy to make and pulls together in less than 30 minutes! The salmon is so flakey and tender when baked inside foil. You’re going to love this recipe!” Recipe: littlespicejar.com
Sausage, Potato & Green Bean Foil Packets
“Sausage and veggies packed in easy foil packets. Perfect for camping or a quick dinner! Can be baked/grilled.” Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Indian Spiced Paleo Baked Salmon Fillet
“Popping a salmon fillet in the oven for dinner is one of my favourite easy meals to prep. It cooks so quickly and is no mess, no fuss, and while it’s baking away you can throw together a quick salad, make some rice or steam some vegetables for the sides.” Recipe: nourisheveryday.com
Roasted Shrimp & Brussel Sprouts
“These Roasted Shrimp and Brussels Sprouts are a quick and easy dinner. Lemon and garlic make this a flavorful sheet pan dinner you can make in about 20 minutes!” Recipe: foxandbriar.com
Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon
“This Maple Pecan Crusted Salmon is a fresh, easy, and healthy clean eating seafood dinner recipe to change up your boring old fish routine — and it’s ready in 20 minutes!” Recipe from TheSeasonedMom. 205 Calories.
10 Minute Portabello Mushroom Pizzas
“Portobello Pizzas have ALL the flavours of a GOOD pizza…without the guilt! Using portobello mushroom caps for a pizza crust, these pizzas are quick and easy to make, low carb and ready in less than 10 minutes!” Recipe: cafedelites.com
Sesame Salmon and Cucumber Salad
“Eating a low carbe dinner is one trick she’s learned to avoid going to sleep uncertain about her blood sugar. Plus, with a simple salad and quick-cooking fish, it doesn’t take long to prepare.” Recipe from TheGantzery.
Chicken & Asparagus Lemon Stir Fry
“Asparagus is one of my favorite Spring vegetables, and this quick stir-fry made with chicken, lemon, garlic and ginger is a great way to make it a weeknight meal.” Recipe: skinnytaste.com
Low Fat Pesto Vegan Pasta Salad
“One of my favourite ever lunch choices used to be a pesto pasta salad from Marks & Spencers. Made with pesto, pine nuts, parmesan, spinach and a TON of olive oil – it wasn’t very healthy but it was damn delicious. So I’ve decided to recreate that deliciousness in vegan, gluten-free and low-fat form!” Recipe: wallflowerkitchen.com
Lemon Chicken & Asparagus Foil Packs
“Simple lemon chicken & asparagus foil packs are an easy and incredibly delicious 30-minute meal you can either grill, or bake any time of the year.” Recipe: bloglovin.com
Smashed Mexican Bean Avocado Toast (Vegan Friendly)
“Smashed Mexican Beans Avocado Toast! Avocado Toast Recipes need a little upgrade. This Fully Loaded MEXICAN style avocado toast recipe is Gluten Free, Vegan Friendly loaded with Flavor!! A simple, yet spicy, meatless meal, breakfast, or even a healthy appetizer.” Recipe from CotterCrunch.
Steak Fajita Roll Up
“Steak Fajita Roll-Ups – Ditch the flour tortillas and make this amazing low-carb version of your favorite steak fajitas!” Recipe: diethood.com
Slow Cooker Detox Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Soup
“A soul-warming Moroccan sweet potato lentil soup recipe. This soup is made in the slow cooker and requires hardly any work at all. Plus, it makes the whole house smell warm and cozy!” Recipe: littlespicejar.com
Healthy Turkey Lettuce Wraps
“If you are a fan of P.F. Changs’ lettuce wraps like we are then you will seriously LOVE these. Not only are the flavors in this dish insane, but the entire recipe literally only takes about 15 minutes from start to finish! I used ground turkey in place of beef which I actually prefer better, but you could also use ground chicken.” Calories – 162. Recipe: EatYourselfSkinny.
Tilapia In Parchment With Tomatoes & Olives
“This is a beautiful, fresh, and healthy dish that looks like you put more effort into it than you actually did. You can even call it tilapia “en papillote” if you want to sound all French and fancy.” Recipe: Trialanderrorbklyn.
Easy Shrimp & Broccoli Stir Fry
“The easiest stir fry you will ever make in just 20 min – it doesn’t get easier (or quicker) than that!” 287.3 calories. Recipe: DamnDelicious.
Roasted Salmon With Kale & Cabbage
“A one-pan dish that really brings the flavor, this simple meal will easily feed your whole family.” Recipe: MarthaStewart.
One Pan Salmon, Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus
“Sometimes you need a superfood fix, and this one pan salmon dinner with asparagus and sweet potatoes provides a full meal that is easy, healthy, and quick!” Recipe: CatzInTheKitchen.
5 Ingredient Easy White Chicken Chili
“In addition to only calling for a handful (get it, a handful) of ingredients, this easy white chicken chili recipe also can be made and on the table in just 15 minutes. Definitely a perfect busy weeknight meal, and it also makes great leftovers and can be frozen for later.” Recipe: GimmeSomeOven.