13 Quick Weight Loss Recipes for College Students

13 Quick Recipes for College Students on a Weight Loss Journey

Whether you’re a foodie who just happens to be on a weight loss journey or just in a pinch for time, you’re in the right place! Losing weight is all about maintaining a calorie deficit. Here are some of my favorite recipes between 100-500 Calories that help me stay in a calorie deficit without sacrificing taste!

Thai Peanut Noodles for 2 People

Creamy cold peanut noodles and crunchy veggies tossed in a homemade peanut sauce! 305 Calories Per Serving

Spicy Adobo Chicken Tacos for 4 People

These spicy, flavourful chipotle chicken tacos are made with an amazing marinade that will take you straight to flavortown! 154 Calories Per Taco

One-Pot Lemon Garlic Spaghetti for 2

This Lemon Garlic Spaghetti is a refreshing pasta dish made with delicious spaghetti tossed in a spicy lemon garlic sauce, herbs, breadcrumbs and fresh parmesan. 410 Calories Per Serving

Coffee Breakfast Smoothie for 1

Love to get your morning coffee fix but hate the after effects? Try this Coffee & Banana breakfast smoothie to make the buzz last longer! 217 Calories Per Smoothie

Tuscan Cajun Spaghetti

Weeknight spaghetti just got a facelift! This Cajun Spaghetti made with a creamy homemade pasta sauce and homemade cajun seasoning, in under 30 minutes. 410 Calories

Protein Packed Black-Eyed Peas Chaat for 2

Looking for a healthy chaat? You have to try this protein packed chaat made with black-eyed peas, tangy toppings and vegetables! 358 Calories For Half

Chipotle Sofritas for Meal Prep

Making more plant based choices during meal time can feel intimidating, but this vegan, high protein sofritas makes it a lot easier! 125 Calories Per Serving

Green Thai Curry for 2 People

Simple Thai curry that takes under 30 minutes to whip up for a quick weeknight dinner! Serve with rice or flakey paratha 222 Calories Per Serving

Maple Pecan Protein Overnight Oats for 1

These protein packed overnight oats made with crunchy pecans and sweetened with maple syrup are the perfect breakfast for a crisp fall morning 357 Calories for One

Roasted Vegetable White Sauce Pasta

This Roasted Vegetable White Sauce Pasta is an all-time favorite at my house! It’s also a great healthy option with 19 grams of protein 531 Calories Per Serving

Homemade Kadai Paneer

If you’re in the mood for Indian food, this Kadai Paneer is a great place to start. It’s simple to make with minimal equipment and pairs great with roti. 338 Calories Per Serving

Indian Oven Baked Tilapia for 1

This Spicy Indian Oven-Baked Tilapia is quick to prep, easy to cook and loaded with masala! 142 Calories for One

Massaged Kale Salad for 2

This Kale Salad actually tastes good – even if you aren’t a salad person! Learn how to massage kale, make homemade dressing and toasted breadcrumbs! 302 Calories for a Big Bowl