Healthy Recipes for Weight Loss

chicken marsala

Dinner is the meal that most people prepare because this is the time when people have gone back from school or work. Some prepare the meal and eat it together as a family. Therefore this is a meal you can use to help the whole family get rid of excess weight. The best way to get everyone excited about having dinner at home is to prepare something hearty and yummy. It is easy to prepare such meals by having recipes to guide you on what to include in the ingredients and how to prepare them. Here are some of the recipes that you can use to get rid of excess weight and live a healthier, happier and longer life. If excess weight has been troubling you, these recipes may be your lifesaver.

Chicken Marsala

Who said you should stay away from chicken when you want to lose weight? That is just but a myth. You can enjoy this healthy meal and get rid of some extra fat. The meal is low in calories but rich in nutrients. The recipe is also easy to prepare and will make you salivate until you have the meal


• 2 tablespoons flour
• ¼ teaspoon black pepper
• ¼ teaspoon salt
• 1 teaspoon canola oil
• 4-ounce chicken breast
• 1 garlic (minced)
• Quartered mushrooms
• 1 tablespoon of diced onion
• 1/3 cup marsala wine


In a big bowl, mix the flour, black pepper and salt. Dredge both sides of the chicken in the flour mixture. Set the oven to medium heat and heat the canola oil. Fry the garlic and onion on a pan for 1 minute. Add the mushrooms then let them cook for 5 minutes. Push the mushrooms to one side of the pan, add the chicken then cook for 2-3 minutes. Lower the heat and allow the wine to reduce. You can serve with roasted potatoes with steamed green beans mixed with a teaspoon of butter.chicken marsala

Burned steak with fried eggplant


• 1 teaspoon olive oil
• Black pepper
• Salt
• ¼ cup red wine
• 1 garlic clove (chopped)
• 4-ounce skirt steak
• 1 medium eggplant (peeled and cubed)
• 1/3 cup onion (minced)
• ½ cup tomato (chopped)
• 1 tablespoon mint
• 1 tablespoon feta
• 1 tablespoon parsley


Mix together the garlic, olive oil, black pepper, salt and red wine. Pour the mixture over the whole steak and marinate for 20 minutes. Sprinkle some salt on the steak, place it in a colander lined with paper towel and put it aside to sit. Cooke each side of the steak in an oiled skillet for 2 minutes. Finish by taking it to a 360-degree oven for 10 minutes. Cover the eggplant with the paper towel and fry it in olive oil until it turns golden brown. Add onions and continue cooking for 2 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook for 2 more minutes. Finish by seasoning it with black pepper and salt. Remove it from heat then add mint, feta and parsley.