Recipes for Initiating a Weight-Loss Routine

White Bean & Avocado Toast The fiber-rich and creamy topping of mashed avocado and white beans pairs well with crispy bread.

Roasted Vegetable & Black Bean Tacos These filling vegan tacos are easy to make for hectic weeknights. They're so good no one will miss meat or dairy.

Vegetarian Slow-Cooker Pozole Cannellini beans provide protein, fiber, and taste to this vegetarian pozole made with poblano peppers, ancho chili powder, and dried herbs and spices. 

Tomato-&-Avocado Cheese Sandwich Parmesan cheese is so strong that 1/4 cup is plenty to flavor this vegetarian toaster-oven sandwich. Serving the sandwich with a fresh pear includes fruit.

Weight-Loss Cabbage Soup This healthy cabbage soup dish is delicious and filling with cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, tomato, and spices.

Artichoke & Egg Tartine The canned artichoke hearts are saltier than the frozen ones, so rinse them carefully. Offer spicy sauce on the side.

Vegetarian Italian Hoagies This simple Italian sub is packed with artichoke hearts, red onion, and tangy pepperoncini instead of beef. We like it for lunch and dinner. 

Chocolate Banana Oatmeal Enjoy fruit and luxury with this kid-friendly healthy chocolate and banana oatmeal dish.