21 Plant-Based Recipes to help lose weight easily

by Carole John
Plant- Based Recipes

21 Plant-Based Recipes to help to lose weight

Plant-based diets are key to losing weight mainly because they are full of fiber. This helps to keep you full. We have complied 21 plant-based recipes that will help ensure your fiber intake is high, and your calories are low.

1. Plant Based Recipes: Tofu Kebabs with Zucchini & Eggplant

Try the Tofu Kebabs with Zucchini & Eggplant recipe for a quick fix of a healthy meal. The ingredients are simple and take less than 35 minutes to cook. The main ingredients include zucchini, eggplant, tofu, garlic, cheese, and seasoning to your liking. Full recipe at EatingWell

Tofu Kebabs
Source: EatingWell

2. Quinoa Black Bean Burrito Bowls

Easy Plant-Based Recipes: Quinoa Black Bean Burrito 

Why not add this to your Plant-Based Recipes list? This dish is perfect for the whole family and provides a sufficient serving of protein and other nutritional benefits. You can serve it for lunch or dinner. Main ingredients include quinoa, cooked black beans, fresh cilantro, shredded lettuce, lime juice, and seasonings. Full recipe at Tori Avey.

Easy plant-based recipe
Source: Tori Avey

3. Vegan Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

The vegan mashed potatoes and gravy is a perfect meal for a family with children as it is children friendly. It is creamy with savory goodness.  Full recipe at This Savory Vegan


4. Lentil Vegetable Soup

  Easy Plant-Based Recipes: Lentil Vegetable Soup

The lentil vegetable soup is a nutritious, tasteful, and creamy dish that can be enjoyed at any time of the day. It takes 55 minutes to prepare and cook. Try this recipe now and enjoy the delicious vegetable soup. Full recipe at COOKIE + kate. 

Easy Plant-Based recipe
Source: COOKIE + kate

5. Creamy Wild Rice Soup

                    Easy Plant-Based Recipe: Creamy Wild Rice Soup 

One of among favourite among these plant-based recipes list. The creamy wild rice soup is thick, creamy, and tasteful, leaving one wanting more. The ingredients are simple, and it’s easy to prepare. You will need celery, carrots, onions, dry Sherry, all-purpose flour, chicken broth or stock, and cooked rice. Full recipe at the view from great island. 

Creamy Wild Rice Soup
Source: great island

6. Plant - Based Recipes : Avocado & White Bean Salad Wraps

If you love avocado, the avocado & white bean salad wrap recipe allows you to enjoy avocado as part of your meal. It is a quick fix perfect for a family night dinner with friends looking to eat healthy while losing weight. Full recipe at The Washington Post. 

Quick Plant-Based recipe
Source: The Washington Post

7. Plant Based Recipes: Black Bean Burgers

The black bean burgers are perfect for family and friends’ barbeques. The main ingredients include black beans, roasted cashews, panko bread crumbs, egg, and toasted hamburger buns. Find the full recipe at serious eats

black been burger
Source: serious eats

8. Sweet Potato Chili with Kale

            Plant-Based Recipes: Sweet Potato Chili with Kale 

Try the sweet potato chilli with kale recipe for a date night with friends. The dish is tasteful and nutritious, and the ingredients are simple. The main ingredients include sweet potatoes, salt-free kidney beans, chipotle powder, and orange juice. Full recipe at H.E.B

Easy plant based sweet potato chilli with Kale
Source: H.E.B

9. Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy

In less than 30 minutes, you can enjoy the tasteful and nutritious Black Pepper Tofu with Bok Choy. Prepare the meal for friends and family dinner, and they will love it. You can serve it on its own, with rice or noodles, depending on your liking. Full recipe at feasting at home 

plant-based recipes for weight loss
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10. Plant Based Recipes : Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

Plant-Based Vegan Shepherd’s pie recipe

Prepare a shepherd’s pie for your family dinner and have them enjoy the tasteful and healthy meal. The savoury mushrooms and root vegetables make the pi very tasteful and healthy for all. Make use of the leftovers in the fridge to make the pie to your liking. You will need russet potatoes, carrots, stalks, celery, chopped mushrooms, vegetable broth, and red wine. Full recipe at Healthy Fitness Meals. 

Plant-Based Vegan Shepherd’s pie recipe

11. Beet Bliss Bowl

The beet bliss bowl is a colourful, tasteful, and nutritious meal. The meal allows you to enjoy different fruits and vegetables in one bowl. It takes 40 minutes to cook. The main ingredients include beets, quinoa, avocado, and chickpeas. Full recipe at feasting at home 

plant-based recipes for weight loss
Source: Feasting at home

12. Instant Pot Mujadara

Plant-Based Recipes: Instant Pot Mujarada

The instant pot mujadara is a combination of lentils and rice, infused with fragrant Moroccan spices, served with caramelized shallots and seasonal veggies. The flavorful dish is perfect for a family dinner with easily accessible and affordable ingredients. Full recipe at Feasting at home

Feasting at home

13. Middle Eastern Salad Tacos

The Middle Eastern salad tacos are a delicious and light meal perfect for lunch or brunch. The main ingredients for the dish are spiced chickpeas, hummus, lightly toasted tortillas, arugula, fresh herbs, and cucumbers. Full recipe at feasting at home. 

Middle Eastern Tacos
feasting at home

14. Zucchini Verde Vegan Enchiladas

For the lovers of Enchiladas, the zucchini Verde vegan Enchiladas is a recipe to try. The meal is flavorful, healthy, and gluten-free, which is perfect for losing weight. My family loved it; try it today. I hope you like it. Full recipe at FOOD 52

Source: FOOD52

15. Bhartha (Spicy Indian Eggplant)

Bhartha is not only colorful but tasty and nutritious, with ingredients such as peas, eggplant, tomatoes, and seasonings to your liking. It is a perfect dish for family dinner as it is a healthy and vegan fit for all. It can be served with rice. Try this Indian dish and enjoy it. Full recipe at Food52

Easy Bhartha plant based recipe
Source: FOOD52

16. Vegan Meatballs

                         Easy Plant-Based Recipes: Vegan Meatballs

You can enjoy the delicious meatless vegan meatballs by trying this recipe. The meatballs hold up perfectly and have a great texture. The main ingredients for the dish include mushrooms, chickpeas, oats, breadcrumbs, and ground flaxseed. You can enjoy the meatballs with noodles or rice. Full recipe at Vegan Huggs

meatballs with spaghetti
Source: Vegan Huggs

17. Vegan Tofu Wontons In Chile Oil

The vegan Tofu wontons in Chile oil are easy to make, colorful, and flavorful. It takes one hour to prepare and cook. The main ingredients for the dish include wonton wrapper, chopped cabbage, dried Shiitake mushrooms, tofu, and sauce. Full recipe at WoonHeng.

easy to make vegan tofu wontons
Source: WoonHeng

18. Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo

Plant-Based Recipes: Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo

The vegan cauliflower Alfredo is an easy recipe but a tasty and nutritious dish. It takes 15 minutes to prepare and cook and hence is perfect for a quick fix lunch or dinner. You will need to get cauliflower and almond milk as the main ingredients for the sauce. Full recipe at EatingWell

best plant based recipes
Source: EatingWell

19. Plant-Based Recipes: Potato Salad on Toast (Kartoffelmad)

The potato salad on toast is a perfect meal for a lazy Sunday afternoon. It’s easy to cook and fills up as the main dish. The ingredients are simple and include boiled potatoes, seeded bread, red wine vinegar, fresh herbs, and crispy fried onions. Full recipe at FOOD52. 

Potato salad on toast easy plant based recipe
Source: FOOD52

20. Smoky spiced veggie rice

Smoky Spiced Veggie Rice Easy Plant-Based Meal

The smoky spiced veggie rice is a flavourful and healthy recipe perfect for someone trying to lose weight. It is low in calories and fat but full of nutritious vegetables. The dish can be served for a family dinner night or lunch. The main ingredients include cashews, corn, rainbow baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, kidney beans, long-grain rice, and seasoning. Full recipe at BBC good food. 

Smoky Spiced Veggie Rice
BBC good food

21. Guacamole & mango salad with black beans

Plant-Based Recipe: Guacamole & Mango Salad with Black Beans 

The Guacamole & mango salad with black beans recipe provides a colorful and flavorful dish perfect for weight loss. The healthy salad combines mango, avocado, and beans into a one-bowl meal. It’s a quick fix that you can grab when short of time for lunch or dinner. Full recipe at BBC good food

BBC good food

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