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6 Healthy Dinner Ideas for Fat Loss

Losing weight can be delicious.

If you are trying to lose weight, check out these 6 healthy dinner ideas for fat loss.

Everyone agrees that you cannot outrun a bad diet. If you are looking to lose weight, you will find the hardest to shrink your belly if you are eating highly processed food every single day.

A body transformation journey begins in the kitchen and the foundation for losing weight is eating correctly. Luckily, you will see how to lose weight in a delicious manner with these 6 healthy dinner ideas for fat loss from TheSeriousFitness.

TheSeriousFitness is a YouTube channel with nearly 2 million subscribers dedicated to helping people achieve success with their weight loss and fitness goals. Every week, new content is presented regarding fitness advice and how to eat better, plus a little bit of exercises.

Here is what they recently shared about some healthy dinner ideas for fat loss.

6 Healthy Dinner Ideas for Fat Loss

Meal prep chickpea with spinach 320 calories (1 serving)

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Healthy dinner ideas for fat loss

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 2 garlic
  • 3 oz spinach
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • salt and black pepper
  • 3 oz chickpeas boiled
  • 1/4 tsp curry powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 medium green onion
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup brown rice cooked
  • parsley

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant . Add spinach to the skillet and sauté  until spinach has started to wilt. Toss in sea salt and lemon juice. remove from heat and place aside.

In same skillet, add garlic and onion chickpeas and spices, and tomato paste into the skillet.  Toss to combine and quickly add water as the pan will start to dry out. Add sea salt and pepper, toss everything together and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat and allow all ingredients to cool and store in a container with rice, chickpeas spinach. Top with parsley. Cover and store in the fridge for up to 4 days

Meal prep salmon and asparagus 280 calories (1 serving)

Ingredients:

  • 5 oz asparagus
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 oz salmon fillet
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 garlic
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha
  • 1 tbsp parsley
  • 10 red grape tomatoes

Wash and trim the ends of the asparagus, then blanch them in boiling water for 2- 3 minutes then soak in ice water to stop cooking. Drain and set aside.

Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. cook salmon seasoned salmon with salt and pepper on both sides until golden brown. Remove the salmon fillets from the skillet and set them aside on a plate.

In the same skillet over medium heat, add minced garlic lemon juice, hot sauce, parsley. Give a quick stir to combine.

Add the drained blanched asparagus and toss for 2 minutes to cook it up. Add salmon back to the pan and reheat for another minute.

Place salmon and asparagus into a meal prep container, add grape tomatoes and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Roasted vegetable with quinoa 290 calories (1 serving)

Quinoa – healthy dinner ideas for fat loss

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 medium carrot
  • 3 oz broccoli florets
  • 4 oz brussem sprouts
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked
  • 1 tsp tahini
  • 1 garlic
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp water

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Place the vegetables on baking sheets

Drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and black pepper. Place in the oven and roast for 20-25 minutes until vegetables are tender and slightly crisp.

Whisk together the tahini, garlic, lemon juice, and, water in a small bowl or jar. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. If the dressing is too thick, add a little more water and whisk again.

place quinoa, roasted vegetables into meal prep container place the dressing in a separate container. You can heat up the roasted vegetables and quinoa in the microwave and add dressing when you are ready to eat.

Chicken quinoa and pepper 400 calories (1 serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 medium red bell pepper
  • 1/4 medium yellow bell pepper
  • 1/4 medium green bell pepper
  • 4 oz turkey breast
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 3 oz diced tomatoes
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp curry
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Arrange turkey and peppers on a baking sheet. Toss with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Roast for 30 minutes or until the breast is cooked through.

in a skillet add diced tomatoes and spices. Saute for about 10 minutes. Shred turkey and add to the sauceand serve with peppers and quinoa.

Serve immediately or keep refrigerated in airtight containers for up to 4 days.

Healthy dinner ideas for fat loss
Healthy dinner ideas for fat loss

Meal prep chicken with salad 400 calories (1 serving)

Ingredients:

  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp greek yoghurt
  • salt and black pepper
  • 5 oz chicken breast
  • 1/2 cup corn
  • 1/2 medium cucumber
  • 10 red grape tomatoes
  • 1 oz greek yoghurt
  • 1/4 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp fresh dill
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp lemon juice

In a plastic zip bag, combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, oregano, greek yogurt and salt and pepper. Massage to mix. Add chicken into the bag.

Massage to make sure chicken is full covered and marinate for at least 20 minutes, up to 12 hours.

In a skillet, over medium-high heat.

Add chicken and cook approximately 3-4 minutes per side.( time depends on thickness )

Remove from pan, and cut into bite sized pieces.

Combine the Greek yogurt, garlic powder, dill weed, lemon juice, lemon zest in a small container season with salt and pepper.

Place chicken corn tomatoes and cucumber and the dressing in a meal prep container,

Keep for 3- 4 days serve cold!

Chicken with salad – healthy dinner ideas for fat loss

400 calories – 1 serving.

Ingredients:

8 oz extra firm tofu Cut into cubes

  • 1/2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp chilli powder
  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • salt and black pepper
  • 1/2 cup quinoa cooked
  • 3 oz green beans boiled

Dressing :

  • 1 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp greek yoghurt
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.

Mix the cornstarch, brown sugar, spices, and salt together. Toss cubed tofu gently with the spices to coat. Transfer to a baking sheet and drizzle with just a tiny bit of olive oil so it doesn’t stick. Bake for 30-45 minutes, until the exterior is lightly golden and dry-ish to the touch.

Meanwhile make the dressing by whisk all ingredients in a small dish until smooth.

Place tofu green beans quinoa and the dressing in a in a meal prep container,

To have a better understanding of these healthy dinner ideas for fat loss, click on the video below.

VIDEO – Healthy Dinner Ideas for Fat Loss

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