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The Best Recipes for Weight Loss in 2022

Try any of these simple recipes to help you lose weight this year.

When it comes to weight loss, finding the time and energy to cook is oftentimes half the battle. Whether you have a busy schedule or just aren't confident with your cooking skills, having some "go to" recipes on hand can be helpful when you're trying to lose weight.

Thankfully, we handpicked some of the best, easiest, and most delicious weight loss recipes from Eat This, Not That! for you to try this year.

Vegetarian Black Bean Omelet

Black bean omelet
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This breakfast omelet recipe is truly the perfect way to start the day. You'll get a boost of protein from the eggs and beans, and some helpful fiber from the beans as well.

Get the recipe for black bean omelet.

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Healthy Oatmeal with Peanut Butter and Banana

banana nut oatmeal

Oatmeal is one of the best breakfast choices for weight loss because of its soluble fiber content. With this recipe, you'll get plenty of fiber with a boost of protein from the peanut butter.

Get the recipe for healthy peanut butter oatmeal.

Baked Eggs with Mushroom and Spinach

Baked eggs with mushroom and spinach
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This baked egg recipe is super simple to make and only takes a little bit of time. Plus, it's low-calorie and delicious, so it makes for a perfect weight loss breakfast.

Get the recipe for baked eggs.

Breakfast Hash with Sweet Potato and Chicken Sausage

Breakfast hash with sweet potato and chicken sausage
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

When you're trying to lose weight, you'll want to make sure you get enough protein to start your day. That way, you won't be left feeling hungry and tempted to snack on unhealthy food throughout the morning. And this filling breakfast hash is a great protein boost any day.

Get the recipe for breakfast hash.

Chocolate-Coconut-Banana Smoothie

Chocolate coconut banana smoothie
Jason Donnelly

Smoothies like this chocolate-coconut recipe can be a nice breakfast for those who are always on the go but still want to make sure they're eating a healthy breakfast.

Get the recipe for chocolate-coconut-banana smoothie.

Asian-Inspired Tuna Burger

Asian tuna burgers with wasabi mayo
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

For those who love burgers but are trying to avoid eating too much red meat, this tuna burger is a perfect choice. And the wasabi aioli is a delicious, flavorful addition to this meal.

Get the recipe for tuna burger.

Chicken Burger with Sun-Dried Tomato Aioli

Chicken burger with sundried tomato aolia
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This chicken burger recipe is quick and easy, so you can eat it on your lunch break or make it for dinner during the week. This delicious recipe can help keep your calories low while giving you plenty of protein to help drive weight loss.

Get the recipe for chicken burger.

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Crispy Chipotle Shrimp Quesadilla

Chipotle shrimp quesadilla
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Some people may not think of "weight loss" when they think of a quesadilla. But this healthier recipe is only 340 calories per serving without sacrificing any of the comfort and flavor!

Get the recipe for shrimp quesadilla.

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Healthy Turkey Sloppy Joe

Healthy turkey sloppy joes
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

Sloppy Joes can be sloppy and healthy at the same time. This turkey recipe is a healthy, leaner alternative to the average Joe and is extremely easy to make.

Get the recipe for turkey sloppy joe.

Healthier Grilled Caesar Salad

Low-calorie grilled caesar salad
Mitch Mandel and Thomas MacDonald

This easy salad recipe is a grilled spin on the classic Caesar salad and gives plenty of flavor with fewer calories than normal by relying on flavor bombs like anchovies and Worcestershire sauce instead of more calorie-dense oils.

Get the recipe for Caesar salad.

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