Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss {10 Recipes Included}

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

The top 10 superfoods for weight loss below all come with healthy, low calories recipes. Now you can eat your way to better health and weight loss.

This superfoods list has the 10 easiest to find, and easiest to add to your diet top 10 superfood examples. You can snack on the fruits, add the veggies to your salads or side dishes, and enjoy the grains for breakfast.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

This list of superfoods is 100% vegan and gluten-free. Making these 10 top superfoods to eat great for all diets.

Below you will learn what is a superfood and the benefits of superfoods. Plus each of the healthy super foods come with recipes so you can add this powerful food to your diet right away.

Find the top 10 superfoods for weight loss along with 10 superfood recipes below…

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods benefits include weight loss, longer life, less disease, better sleep and a faster metabolism. No wonder superfoods have become so popular!

In this article you will find the best superfood fruits, vegetables, grains and more.

You will learn what are superfoods top 10 for weight loss, and find low calories recipes to help you work healthy super foods into your diet.

You’ll also learn what are the best superfoods to snack on and find full color photos to help you better find the ingredients at the store.

The top 10 superfoods for weight loss are all vegan and gluten-free!

1. Berries

Berries like blueberries are rich in antioxidants, which help slow the aging process. Making berries wonderful superfood fruits!

They also boost metabolism making berries of all kinds great for weight loss. Try snacking on berries when you have a sweet tooth, or enjoying them for dessert.

We have included a berry recipe below that includes several superfoods, helps boost metabolism, and curbs your sweet tooth!

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: We have lots of low calorie berry recipes on the Lose Weight By Eating website. This Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe has several healthy superfoods including blueberries, oats and almonds.

Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe (LOW CALORIE!)
This low calorie easy blueberry cobbler recipe is healthy and yummy!
Learn how to make blueberry cobbler low calorie, with gluten free and vegan guides. This easy to make blueberry dessert recipe is sweet and decadent, it will quickly become your favorite low calorie dessert!
Check out this recipe
Easy Blueberry Cobbler Recipe

2. Bananas

Bananas help fight depression and anxiety! Making them a wonderful fruit to snack on daily…

Best of all, bananas help facilitate weight loss thanks to fat burning choline. Try adding a banana to your morning smoothie to add sweetness and give you a boost of fat burning goodness.

We also love that bananas make the perfect “on the go” snack… they come in their own packaging, so toss one in your bag on the way to work and enjoy all the superfood benefits of this wonderful fruit.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: These low calorie pancakes are packed with superfoods with protein like bananas and eggs.

Easy Recipe for Banana Pancakes {5 Simple Ingredients}
This easy recipe for banana pancakes has zero flour, zero added sugar, and it's packed full of protein.
You're going to love this simple pancake recipe. You get 4 pancakes for only 260 calories, plus this recipe is packed with almost 14 grams of protein!!
Check out this recipe
Easy Recipe for Banana Pancakes

3. Pomegranate

Thanks to the anti-inflammatory benefits of pomegranates, this superfood fruit helps fight diseases like cancer, diabetes, Alzheimers and heart disease.

This super food is rich in Vitamin C, which helps boost metabolism. Plus the fruit can help you recover faster after a workout, Making this a great weight loss food.

You can add pomegranate seeds to your salads or breakfast oatmeal, or try adding pomegranate juice to your salad dressings as we have in the low calorie recipe below.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: We love to use pomegranates in salad dressings. This superfood recipe has pomegranates, spinach, apples, avocado, and quinoa.

Savory Spinach Quinoa Salad with Pomegranate Dijon Dressing
Did you know that quinoa is a complete protein? It contains more protein than any other grain and the ancient Incas called it the “Mother Grain”. If you still feel you need more protein add some nuts or cheese to the salad.
Check out this recipe

4. Avocado

Avocados can help lower cholesterol and ward off heart disease when used in place of unhealthy fats. Try using avocado in place of mayo in your sandwich to get all the wonderful benefits.

This wonderful superfood also helps you body shed fat faster. When you have a little bit of healthy fats everyday, your body learns to expect them. And will naturally shed fat knowing it will get its daily dose of healthy fats.

Avocados can be enjoyed anytime of the day, and can help you look younger, longer too. Try the avocado salad below as a side dish or main course and boost fat burning while warding off disease.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: This quick avocado salad is a wonderful superfood meal or side dish. Enjoy this superfood salad anytime and boost metabolism while enjoying a yummy meal.

The BEST Low Calorie Avocado Salad
This Low Calorie Recipe for Avocado salad is easy and delicious.
Along with a recipe for avocado salads, you'll also find the best dressing for avocado salad. So you can make the best salad recipe with avocado.
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Avocado Salad

5. Eggplant

This wonderful vegetable is packed full of antioxidants to help fight inflammation. This powerful food can help your body ward off premature aging and fight disease.

One cup of eggplant is just 20 calories, making this powerful vegetable great for filling up without having too many calories. Try it roasted on the grill during the summer, and in hot dishes like Ratatouille during the winter.

The eggplant dish below is so low in calories, you can have seconds or thirds without going over your calorie “budget” plus everyone loves this hearty Italian dish!

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: This low calorie eggplant Parmesan is a wonderful vegetarian superfood meal. And at just 167 calories, you can have seconds or thirds!

The Best Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
One serving of this eggplant Parmesan is only 167 calories!
This is the best eggplant Parmesan recipe you'll find, especially if you're looking to reduce calories, and avoid extra carbohydrates. We skip breading the eggplant, saving hundreds of calories, without changing the flavor or texture at all!
You can make things easy, and purchase some organic, store-bought marinara sauce. Or you can make my low calorie marinara sauce included in the link below. Either way, this baked eggplant Parmesan will become one of your favorite dinners.
Check out this recipe
The Best Eggplant Parmesan Recipe

6. Beets

Beets and beet greens (the leaves on top) can help lower cholesterol. Plus the “redder” the fruits and veggies, the more pain fighting and anti-aging benefits they contain. We love golden beets as well, but choose a combo to enjoy all the lovely colors and flavors.

This superfood vegetable is also packed full of fiber, helping you stay full longer, and helping you increase fat burning.

We’ve cut through the sharp beet flavor in the citrus salad below. It is so yummy, even beet haters tend to enjoy this recipe…

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: This beet salad is packed with examples of superfoods! It’s filled with beets, citrus, avocado and makes a wonderful side dish or main course.

Roasted Beet Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette
Not a fan of beets? Try this salad! The citrus and the creamy avocado play so well off the root vegetables!
Check out this recipe
salad recipes with fruit

7. Spinach

Leafy greens like spinach, kale and watercress are all great superfoods! We love spinach for the mild flavor and ability to detox the liver. If you have a fatty liver, spinach can help reverse it in just one month!

Spinach also naturally boosts metabolism, which is way we love to add it to so many of our green smoothies. It’s mild in flavor and packed full of nutrients. The next time you make a salad or a sandwich, hold the iceberg and use spinach instead!

Of course we could share a salad… but instead we shared a super indulgent spinach dip below. This way you can have your spinach dip and eat it too.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: We have lots of yummy spinach salads on the Lose Weight By Eating website. But this baked spinach dip makes an indulgent snack, enjoy this healthy superfood recipe with veggie sticks to keep the calories low.

Low Calorie Baked Artichoke Spinach Dip Recipe
This low calorie baked artichoke dip recipe makes a wonderful side dish, or appetizer on game day.
Serve it with chips and veggie sticks, and enjoy all the yummy artichoke dip flavors, without all the calories!
You get 1/3 cup of this artichoke and spinach dip, for only 118 calories! The traditional artichoke spinach dip has 400 calories for the same serving size!
Check out this recipe
Low Calorie Baked Artichoke Spinach Dip Recipe

8. Almonds

Nuts and seeds are wonderful protein packed superfoods. Almonds are our favorite for a number of reasons, including their ability to lower blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol. Talk about a powerful food!

Almonds also naturally increase metabolism and help ward off hunger. Making them great for weight loss and diets.

We’ve include a recipe above (the Blueberry Cobbler) with almonds to curb your sweet tooth, and below you will find a wonderful low calorie superfood side dish to enjoy at dinner.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: This wonderful side dish is packed with healthy ingredients. Enjoy this superfood vegetables side dish anytime of the year, or at holiday gatherings.

Healthy Green Bean with Almonds and Garlic
Healthy green bean recipes are wonderful side dishes for holiday gatherings, or just weeknight cooking.
This quick and easy green bean recipe is low in calories and can be made in just 20 minutes.
Check out this recipe
Healthy Green Bean Recipes

9. Oats

Oats can help ward off heart disease, lower cholesterol, blood sugar and blood pressure. Plus it’s packed full of fiber, and can even ward off cancer!

Oatmeal can help keep you full for hours, helps boost metabolism and shed fat. Be sure to get Gluten-free oats if you are on a gluten-free diet…

This filling grain can be added to smoothies, enjoyed as a breakfast, or turned into granola. Below we have supplied you with several meal prep superfood recipes to try.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: Overnight oats are a great way to meal prep your way to healthy superfood meals. There are lots of natural superfoods you can add as well, like almonds and berries.

Easy Overnight Oats Recipes {Includes 30 Toppings}
This recipe for easy overnight oats comes with 30 toppings, for unlimited flavors and delicious oatmeal breakfasts.
Try this breakfast oats recipe for a healthy low calorie breakfast.
Check out this recipe
easy overnight oats recipes

10. Green Tea

No top 10 superfoods list would be complete without a zero calorie drink to sip on all day long. Green tea can help ward off cancer and lower cholesterol.

Plus, this superfood drink is a super metabolism booster. It can help you shed fat fast, and it’s zero calories!

Start by swapping your afternoon coffee with a cup of green tea, or try one of the wonderful low calorie (and zero calorie) iced green tea recipes below.

Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Try This Recipe: You can make yummy iced green tea and sip on it all day long! Try drinking your super food with these 5 iced tea recipes.

5 BEST Iced Tea Recipes (3 CALORIES)
These 5 iced tea recipes are low in calories and delicious!
The best iced tea recipes below will share recipes for black tea, green tea and jasmine tea. All are interchangeable with different teas too!
To sweeten these healthy iced tea recipes without adding any calories, I leaned on all natural monkfruit. This doesn't change the flavor, but it does serve you a zero calorie sweet tea recipes that's all natural and delicious.
Note: The nutrition is based on the first recipe, which is also the highest calorie recipe.
Check out this recipe
healthy iced tea recipes

Final Thoughts: Top 10 Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods can help you fight and ward off disease and assist in weight loss.

When we were hunters and gatherers, our diets mostly consisted of superfood examples, but now… in the age of frozen dinner and drive throughs, we’ve moved away from this healthy way of eating.

Try adding some of these ingredients into your diet to help slow the aging process, speed up metabolism and ward off disease. You’ll feel amazing and look great too!

Superfood Weight Loss Smoothie

superfoods for weight loss

Superfood Smoothie for Weight Loss

Lose Weight By Eating
This superfood smoothie has 7 ingredients that are all fat burning superfoods!
Try out this weight loss smoothie as a meal replacement smoothie. It's filling and yummy, and packed full of amazing healthy ingredients that will make you feel amazing.Superfoods have many health benefits, weight loss being one of them.
Use this blend of 7 weight loss superfoods too help jumpstart your weight loss, overcome a plateau, or just to add lots of great nutrients and superfoods to your diet.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Smoothies
Cuisine American
Servings 1 serving
Calories 326 kcal


  • Blender


  • 1/3 cup peeled raw beets
  • 1/2 cup strawberries
  • 1/2 raspberries
  • 1/2 banana
  • 1/4 cup Pomegranate juice
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons oats
  • 1/2 cup water


  • Add all the ingredients to a blender.
  • Pulse to get the ingredients moving, then blend until smooth.
  • (Add an additional 1/4 cup water at a time as needed to thin out the superfood smoothie)
  • Pour into a glass and serve.



Serving: 1smoothieCalories: 326kcalCarbohydrates: 49.4gProtein: 5.2gFat: 14.6gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 1134mgFiber: 11.6gSugar: 24gCalcium: 48mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Smoothies, superfood
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