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“Ease off the Pounds” Roasted Broccoli with Dried ...

Here’s a pound-shedding vegetable dish that is elegant and delicious. You’ll love the savory broccoli baked with sweet, rich cherries and crunchy walnuts. The broccoli and cherries are chock full of anti-inflammatory phytonutrients that help your body recognize leptin’s “I’m full” signal. And that makes it easier to leave the table!

Green Tea Poached Salmon with Spicy Sesame Slaw

Green tea and citrus are a perfect complement to tender omega-3 salmon, which will speed up your metabolism so you can easily shed pounds. The rich nutty flavors of the sesame, chili paste and Dijon mustard add a delicious depth to the meal. Crunchy veggies add texture to balance out the whole dish.

Try this with halibut or tuna. Add shredded broccoli stem to the slaw for some added crunch.

Green Tea Float with Vanilla Frozen Yogurt

Try putting the zest of a lemon or orange into the frozen yogurt for a citrusy touch or use another tea like chamomile or mint.

Flax Popcorn

Never mind the fatty potato chips or sugary treats. Grab a handful of this crunchy popcorn and don’t feel guilty for snagging a second. These may sound like a hippy snack but we guarantee everyone from businessmen to ballerinas will gobble up this healthy snack that won’t add to your waistline.

Garlic Shrimp on Jicama Crostini with Mango Salsa ...

This festive appetizer is the perfect match for a summer dinner party, with its colorful, tropical salsa and garlic shrimp piled on crispy, refreshing jicama. It’s quick, easy and scrumptious, and the healthy fats in the shrimp and coconut oil help you burn through fat quickly, while the complex carbs and fiber in jicama, bell peppers, mango and flax fill ravenous bellies with ease.

Fava Bean Soup with Spicy Greens for Weight Loss

This truly tasty soup is based on the great fava bean, which is little known in this country but adored in the Mediterranean. Beans help you shed pounds by getting you to burn 23% more fat for 24 hours after you eat them. And of course the complex carbs and fiber fill you up and keep you that way for hours.

Mulled Green Tea and Cider For Weight Loss

Green tea is a weight loss superstar—when it’s not crammed full of sugar! Make up a batch of ours and take it with you. It’s got a delicious hint of infused cinnamon and a splash of apple cider. That green tea will boost your metabolism and strengthen your “I’m full” signal while balancing your blood sugar. That means you eat less while burning more fat!

Pro-Heart Salmon Burger with Citrus Dressing

Healthy hearts need a lot of omega-3 fats . . . way more than most of us get. But you’ll get plenty in these moist, savory salmon burgers thanks to the salmon, yogurt, eggs and walnuts. And the creamy citrus ginger sauce? I want to drizzle that on every meal for the rest of my life

Pound-Shedding Spinach Pesto

Step up your metabolism with this rich, yummy pesto. Garlic, olive oil and nuts trigger the burning of fat, and all the ingredients help keep your blood sugar under control. And that means you stay full longer. So enjoy the sweet and complex flavors of this mild spinach pesto that packs in a nutritional powerhouse.

Pound-Shedding Oat Risotto with Green Peas Wild Mu...

Ahh, Italia. Here are the classic flavors and creamy textures that I long for, with a healthy twist. You will have to try it in order to believe it – whole grain oats instead of refined-carb rice! And that means complex carbs and fiber that keep you full longer, along with healthy fats that help you drop weight.

Pound-Shedding Grilled Salmon with Squash and Pepi...

This recipe is chock full of weight-loss warriors. Wild salmon, garlic and olive oil drive up your metabolism, which makes it easier to shed pounds. And they taste divine: this simple meal lets the rich, hearty flavor and firm, meaty texture of the salmon shine through. It’s accented by naturally sweet winter squash and garlicky pesto.

Pound-Paring Sweet & Spicy Blue Corn Enchilad...

Join me for a wild, wacky, and insanely delicious enchilada that naturally shuts down appetite. Sweet potato’s carotenoid pigments and goat cheese’s omega-3 fats intensify your “I’m full” signal. The whole grains help you stay full for hours. Creamy cheese and the euphoric zing of salsa verde marry beautifully with the tater’s sweetness. And it’s so easy!

Pizza On-the-Fly for Weight Loss

This home-made, healthy pizza delivers…incredible flavor and a crisp, delicious crust. It takes just minutes to prepare. Conventional pizza is packed with refined carbs and unhealthy fats that block your “I’m full” signal and pack on the pounds. These pizzas do just the opposite, thanks to their anti-inflammatories (in spinach, basil, garlic, and cheese from grass-fed cows) and the non-inflammatory whole grains. You’ll never need to order delivery pizza again!

Salmon Burger with Citrus Dressing for Weight Loss

Quick to throw together, but delicious enough to impress guests! These hearty salmon burgers also make it easier to lose weight, thanks to the garlic and healthy fats in the wild salmon and the nuts. These savory burgers are topped with a cloud of exquisite creamy citrus dressing hinting of ginger. So good it’s comfort food in our house!

Ezekiel French Toast with Almond Butter and Banana...

What a great way to wake up in the morning! When you feel like a big satisfying hearty breakfast, try this succulent French toast with the classic combo of nuts and bananas. The bread has no refined grains to pack on the pounds, and the topping has none of the refined sugars, but is just as yummy and loaded with protein to satisfy your hunger. The banana is a perfect way to get your potassium in the morning and its creamy texture is a great contrast with the crunchy Ezekiel bread.

Romaine Salad with Curried Nuts and Sweet Potato f...

Whenever I visit India, I’m amazed by the flavorful curries. Today, I’m bringing some home for you with this delicious salad that is chock full of the vitamins, complex carbs and fiber that nourish and satisfy. Garlic and almonds help you shed weight, while the nuts slow the release of blood sugar, which keeps you feeling full for more of the day.