Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

Pumpkin is the perfect food for weight loss. It is low-calorie, and the pumpkin pulp contains vitamin T (carnitine), which greatly accelerates metabolism, helps to burn fat deposits and develop muscle mass. If you like pumpkin and want to lose some weight, try Pumpkin Diet and here are great pumpkin recipes.

Pumpkin Recipes

  1. Oatmeal with pumpkin

You can prepare it from already baked pumpkin or raw.Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

Already baked pumpkin: Put 1 cup of baked pumpkin into 1 ½ cup of water or low-fat milk. Cook until boiled and then add oat flakes. Cook for a few minutes more. You can put oat flakes as much as you like, depending on whether you prefer dense or more liquid porridge. If you like, sweeten with stevia or some other sweetener.

Raw pumpkin: Cut the pumpkin into small cubes. Put it in water or milk, and cook for 20-25 minutes, until softened. Then add oat flakes and cook for a few minutes more.

  1. Soup of pumpkin and vegetables

Ingredients (depending on quantity, adjust a number of vegetables):Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

  • pumpkin
  • carrot
  • parsley root
  • celery root
  • onion (chopped)
  • olive oil or coconut oil
  • chicken broth (or water)
  • a bit of nutmeg
  • salt and pepper

Clean the vegetables and chop it. Fry the onion in olive oil or coconut oil. Then add the pumpkin and root vegetables. Simmer for a while, then pour the broth (or water, although it will be tastier with the broth) just to cover the vegetables. Cook for 20 minutes, then mash the vegetables and add salt, pepper and a bit of nutmeg.

  1. Soup of pumpkin and cheese

Ingredients:Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

  • olive oil or coconut oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups of roasted pumpkin (or raw but then you need more broth and to cook pumpkin for 20 minutes)
  • 1 ½ cup of chicken broth
  • ½ cup of milk
  • 1 cup of grated cheese (cheddar or gouda)
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • salt, pepper

Fry the onions in some oil, and then add the pumpkin. Simmer shortly, then pour the broth, add salt and cook for 5 minutes. Mix the soup with a stick mixer and add milk and cheese. Cook briefly until cheese is melted. At the end, add pepper and cayenne pepper and serve warmly.

  1. Zucchini fritters – without wheat flour

Ingredients (adjust quantities to your needs):Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

  • zucchini, grated
  • onion, finely chopped and, if desired, shortly simmered
  • egg – 1 large egg goes with 2 medium-sized zucchini
  • substitute for wheat flour (use buckwheat, rice, coconut, almond flour, ground sesame seeds or flaxseeds …)
  • salt, pepper
  • oil for frying

Grind zucchini, season it with salt and let it stand for 20 minutes. After that, drain them well, add onions, eggs, salt, and pepper. Stir it and add flour. Do not add too much flour, just so that you can create fritters that won’t break. Fry the fritters, but turn them carefully because they will not be as firm as would be with white flour or breadcrumbs.

  1. Simple pumpkin pie without crust

Ingredients:Pumpkin Recipes for Weight Loss Diet (5 Recipes)

  • 2 lb. (1 kg) of grated pumpkin/butternut squash
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 cup (250 ml) of almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • stevia
  • coconut oil or butter (for greasing the baking tray)

Preparation:

Peel and grind the pumpkin. Sweeten it to taste and spread in a greasy medium-sized baking tray. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C (350°F) for 20-25 minutes. Then mix 3 eggs with milk, add some cinnamon and stevia to taste. Remove the pumpkin from the oven, pour it with eggs and milk, and return it to bake for another 20-25 minutes, or until it is finely browned.

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