Do you find it harder to meet your health and weight loss goals once the fall and winter seasons arrive? If you do, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it’s proven that we are hungrier and more cravings this time of year. That, combined with fewer opportunities to exercise or go out, can lead to extra pounds. (Related: 20 Reasons You Tend to Gain More Weight in the Winter.)
It can be hard to find heartwarming and cozy fall meals that are also healthy and don’t derail our health goals, which is exactly why we’ve created this series of healthy pasta recipes for weight loss.
Read on to find your new favorite dinner dish, and for healthier recipes, be sure to check out 23 Cozy Slow Cooker Recipes Perfect For Losing Weight This Fall.
It’s a classic spaghetti recipe, with a twist! The red pepper flakes and bacon add delicious flavor and a bit of spice, and it’s only 370 calories per serving.
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Usually Alfredo is loaded with heavy cream and calories, but this recipe only uses a little butter, flour, and milk. Red peppers and garlic add a ton of natural flavors for a comfortable and healthy pasta dish.
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You don’t have to sacrifice your health goals to enjoy a comforting meal. This comforting baked ziti is healthier than other ziti recipes but still has all the flavor. You can also use whole wheat pasta for additional health benefits.
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These noodles combine the delicious flavors of sesame oil, low sodium soy sauce, peanut butter and sriracha for a comfortable and healthy Asian-inspired dinner.
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This healthy bolognese sauce is perfect for any type of pasta, so grab your favorite noodles and start cooking!
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Lasagna is made up of ingredients, but it doesn’t always have to be composed of calories as well. This recipe is a healthier take on the classic dish and is incredibly quick and easy to prepare.
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Nothing says fall like butternut squash, and this ravioli recipe uses it in a perfect and healthy way. You’ll also enjoy even more fall flavors with nutmeg and sage leaves added for garnish.
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This recipe is for those nights when you’re in a hurry but still want to enjoy a warm and cozy fall meal. You can use any type of gnocchi for this dish, so that it can meet all your dietary needs.
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The same beloved ingredients from your favorite tacos, just without the tortillas! You can also make it yourself by adding your favorite toppings such as avocado, cheese or lime.
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Mediterranean foods are some of the healthiest foods around – they can not only help with weight loss, but also support the health of your brain.
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This pasta recipe is delicious for a quick dinner, but is also perfect for making your breakfasts throughout the week.
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This primavera pasta recipe is healthy and full of fresh vegetables, so you can have a comfortable night’s sleep while adding healthy ingredients to your body at the same time.
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If you’re looking for a delicious, healthy dinner recipe with the fewest amount of dishes to make at the end of the night, this is the one for you! This dish is entirely vegetarian, but you can add your favorite meat for a protein boost if you prefer.
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This recipe is ideal for shrimp lovers who want to avoid a high calorie dish like scampi with shrimp. This recipe uses garlic, fresh vegetables, and a little white wine for a mix of bold flavors.
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A “guilt-free” fettuccini Alfredo is hard to find, but this one is a winner. It uses a blend of hummus, butter, and Parmesan cheese to create a low-calorie Alfredo sauce without compromising any of the flavors.
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