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Weight loss recipes

Here is a collection of weight loss recipes that are all plant based, vegan and suitable for anyone who wants to lose weight or sustain a healthy weight. All of these recipes are naturally low in fat, low in calories while being high in fibre, packed with nutrition and oil free. These are some of the most popular recipes from our Happy Shape Course and all recipes have been checked by our dietician. All these recipes are whole food plant based so are naturally high in fibre so fill you up and nourish your microbiome as they have a diversity of plant based ingredients. Please let us know which you enjoy most!

Easy Cheesy Mexican Enchiladas

An easy to make family favourite in our houses! The tortillas are filled with a delicious tomato and bean sauce, and baked in the oven and served with a rocking cashew cream.

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Poke bowl

A poke bowl is a wonderfully colourful meal served in a bowl and combines many textures and flavour profiles to bring a really delicious and healthy meal.

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Hearty Italian Veg & White Bean Soup

This is a really hearty chunky soup packed full of flavour. We love a good wholesome chunky soup, particularly one that walks the line between a soup and a stew, which one might even call “stoup”.

Total Time Needed: 50 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Easy Vietnamese Coconut & Tempeh Curry

This is a deliciously simple curry! Tempeh is a fermented soybean block. We know this is not a very appealing description, but when prepared right, tempeh tastes like sausage or chorizo; meaty and substantial! It is not as readily available as tofu but can be found in most good health stores. you can simply replace tempeh with Tofu

Total Time Needed: 25 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Chia Seed Pudding

A super tasty breakfast that Dave & Steve both eat most mornings. Chia seeds are packed with fibre, protein and are a good source of omega 3’s. Topped with lots of fresh fruit this is a mighty way to start the day!!

Total Time Needed: 12 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Tasty Vegan Pate

This is so good, pate was always one of Steve’s favourite foods, he hadn’t eaten it in over 20 years and this was just perfect so like the real thing – takes 20 mins to make, is much healthier than the traditional pate and is so tasty!

Total Time Needed: 20 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Easy Balti Curry

Pumpkin and squash are in season here in Ireland, and with the cosy weather of Autumn beginning, this is an easy quick recipe for a delicious Balti curry with chickpeas or your favourite beans of choice. The name Balti comes from the little metal Balti dish these curries are served in but you can use a saucepan or wide bottomed frying pan.

Total Time Needed: 20 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Sundried Tomato and Basil Pasta Alfredo Pasta

Alfredo is traditionally made with lots of butter and parmesan cheese but we wanted to create an easy delicious creamy vegan version of the famous italian pasta dish for when you are craving a creamy pasta. Total comfort food! We added some sundried tomatoes and basil to our creamy cashew sauce too, Enjoy!

Total Time Needed: 10 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Jackfruit Ragu

Braised Jackfruit in rich tomato sauce with tagliatelle and a subtle fennel background note to give a juicy aniseed bite. This is a beautiful vegan version of the wild boar ragu that is quick to make and super tasty

Total Time Needed: 20 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Easy Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

So easy and tasty – the addition of the roasted red peppers add a lovely sweetness and slight charred note that goes so well with the wholemeal pasta. This has it all creamy, pasta deliciousness! Add any cooked veg you like to bulk this out

Total Time Needed: 10 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Easy Creamy Brocolli & Mushroom Pasta

This recipe is the perfect example of synergy where the sum of the parts are greater than apart. Looking at this recipe it seems very simple but the result is a super tasty creamy pasta dish that is a family favourite. It makes a perfect bowl of comforting goodness!

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Oil Free Mushroom Pasta

Easy to make, really simple and super tasty, this creamy, fried mushrooms pasta is well worth making! This recipe is oil free and from our Happy Shape Club which is our 12 week no calorie counting, no portion control course to help you to become happy with your shape. The method below is slightly different to the video, both methods work fab.

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

South Indian Potato & Lentil Curry

This is super rich curry with a really well rounded flavour profile. We love it and we really hope you enjoy it!

Total Time Needed: 35 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

5 Minute Weightloss Dahl

This is a low calorie, super easy Dahl. It is one of our most popular recipes! Enjoy served with toasted pitta breads and some brown rice 🙂

Total Time Needed: 5 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

No Oil Carbonara

This a fabulous low fat dinner bursting with flavour. This make a wonderful weekly dinner for any pasta lover.

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Oil Free Thai Yellow Curry

Give this simple, easy Thai curry recipe a go. Being oil free it’s great for anyone trying to lose weight!

Total Time Needed: 15 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

Mexican Stuffed Sweet Potato Skins

Very tasty and satisfying dinner that will brighten up your evening and fill your kitchen with a sweet Mexican style smell! These are high in nutrition while being low in calories and super tasty. We have added a cashew cream to the written recipe which just adds another more indulgent quality which is not in the video but either way they are delicious!

Total Time Needed: 50 Mins

Difficulty: Easy

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