These 5 No-Cook Recipes Are Great For Weight Loss

When trying to lose weight, it might be difficult to find the motivation to cook nutritious and appetising meals for oneself. On the other hand, if you have the correct collection of recipes, losing weight can be fun and easy. Here are some healthy, no-cook dishes that are perfect for those who are busy on the go but still want to shed pounds and improve their health. These recipes make it easier than ever to adhere to your diet objectives, even on the busiest days, by streamlining meal preparation and doing away with the need to cook. Every dish, from light salads to filling sandwiches and healthy breakfast bowls, is painstakingly prepared to provide the most flavour and nutrients with the least amount of work. 

Chia Seeds Cucumber Raita 


½ cup low-fat curd 

100g cucumber 

2 tbsp soaked chia seeds 

Coriander leaves 

Green chili 

Roasted cumin powder 

Salt to taste 

Black salt to taste 


Grate the cucumber and finely chop the coriander leaves and green chili. In a bowl, whisk together the curd, grated cucumber, soaked chia seeds, chopped coriander leaves, green chili, roasted cumin powder, salt, and black salt until well combined.Serve chilled as a refreshing and nutritious accompaniment to your meals. 

Salad for Weight Loss 


3 tomatoes 

1 cup lettuce 

60g paneer 

2 tsp olive oil (optional) 

1 tbsp pomegranate (optional) 

Dill leaves 

Salt to taste 

Chilli flakes 

Crushed garlic 


Chop the tomatoes, lettuce, and paneer into bite-sized pieces. In a bowl, toss together the chopped tomatoes, lettuce, paneer, olive oil, pomegranate seeds, dill leaves, salt, chilli flakes, and crushed garlic until well combined. Serve as a light and nutritious meal option, perfect for aiding weight loss efforts. 

Weight Loss Sandwich 


1 tbsp hung curd 

2 whole wheat bread slices 

1/2 tbsp sweet corn 

10g gherkins (optional) 

1/5 tsp olive oil 

1/4 tsp sesame seeds 

1 lettuce leaf 

15g cucumber 

1 tbsp onion 

Oregano to taste 

Chilli flakes to taste 

Salt to taste 


Spread hung curd on one side of each bread slice. Layer sweet corn, sliced gherkins (if using), lettuce leaf, cucumber slices, and onion slices on one bread slice. Sprinkle sesame seeds, oregano, chilli flakes, and salt on top. Place the other bread slice on top to form a sandwich. Cut the sandwich into halves or quarters and serve as a wholesome and satisfying meal option. 

Sauteed Vegetables 


¼ cup French beans 

1 onion 

1 tomato 

2 tbsp capsicum 

6 mushrooms 

2 tbsp carrot 

100g tofu 

2 tsp sesame oil 

2 tbsp sweet corn 

Salt to taste 

Green chili garlic 

Roasted cumin powder 

Black pepper powder 


Chop all the vegetables and tofu into bite-sized pieces. Heat sesame oil in a pan and sauté chopped onion until translucent. Add French beans, capsicum, carrot, mushrooms, tofu, and sweet corn to the pan. Season with salt, green chilli garlic, roasted cumin powder, and black pepper powder. Stir-fry until the vegetables are cooked through and tender. Serve hot as a flavourful and nutritious dish, perfect for a satisfying meal. 

Oats Breakfast 


3 tbsp rolled oats 

1 tsp chia seeds 

1 small banana 

1 tbsp blueberries or raisins 

1 tbsp maple syrup 

1.5 tsp peanut butter 

1/2 tsp hemp hearts 

Almonds (optional) 

1/2 cup water 


In a bowl, combine rolled oats, chia seeds, mashed banana, blueberries or raisins, maple syrup, peanut butter, hemp hearts, and almonds (if using). Pour water over the mixture and stir until well combined. Microwave the mixture for 2 minutes or until the oats are cooked through. Serve hot as a nutritious and filling breakfast option, perfect for starting your day on a healthy note.