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10 Easy & Tasty Recipes That Will Help You Lose Weight with PCOS

Are you looking to lose weight with PCOS but aren’t sure where the heck to start? Well, you don’t have a single thing to worry about! Today, I will share with you some of my best recipes that are easy to make and tasty! And, the best part is that all of these recipes pack minimal carbs and a ton of protein and fiber, all of which are essential for weight loss with PCOS.

Being a Registered Dietitian and fellow PCOS-er, I know it can be difficult to lose weight with hormonal imbalances & dysregulated blood sugar, which can result in elevated levels of insulin. That’s why all of the recipes mentioned on this page are designed to help you lose weight with PCOS permanently.

So without wasting time, let your girl guide you through some delicious recipes that can make it easy to lose weight with PCOS!

10 Easy & Tasty Recipes for Weight Loss with PCOS

Don’t want to trade taste for weight loss? Maybe you are tired of recipes that require a lot of prep work. If any of this defines you, then take a look at these 10 easy and tasty recipes for weight loss:


1. Apple Samoa Cookies

Who says you can’t eat desserts with PCOS? You can try these apple Samoa cookies, which are low on carbs and taste awesome. And the best part is that it will help you to keep a normal level of hormones in the body & lose weight effectively.

And did I mention that they are also full of antioxidants, fiber, and other nutrients that make them just perfect for burning fat!


  • Yellow or Opal Apple (x1)

  • Peanut Butter (2 tablespoons)

  • Liquid Allulose or other liquid sweetener (1.5 tablespoons)

  • Unsweetened Shredded Coconut (1/4 cup)

  • Dark Chocolate Chips (4 tablespoons)



  • Core the apple with a thick metal straw and then cut it into rounded slices.

  • Take a small bowl and combine coconut, peanut butter, and liquid allulose.

  • Now spread the mixture on the round apple slices.

  • Melt the dark chocolate chips by putting them in a microwave for 15-30 seconds. You can repeat the process until they melt properly.

  • Drizzle the melted chocolate chips on the apple slices.

  • Refrigerate the apple slices until the chocolate hardens.

2 Servings: 35g carbohydrates, 5g protein, 10g fiber, 19g fat (288 calories)



2. Sheet Pan Pancakes

Who wouldn’t love to lose weight with pancakes? The next recipe on our list is sheet pan pancakes which are easy to prep ahead of time and make it so simple to lose weight with PCOS!

And did I mention that these sheet pan pancakes are super fluffy & pack a lot of health benefits? They can help you to boost your metabolism, balance blood sugar levels, & reduce inflammation.



  • Almond Flour (2 cups)

  • Cinnamon (1/2 tablespoon)

  • Salt (1/2 tablespoon)

  • Baking Soda (1/2 tablespoon)

  • Eggs (x3)

  • Lemon Juice (1/2 tablespoon)

  • Melted Nut Butter (optional)

  • Almond Milk (1 cup)

  • Liquid Sweetener (I like allulose) (1 tablespoon)



  • Preheat the oven until it reaches 325°F (162.7°C).

  • Now, add a baking sheet & line it with parchment paper.

  • Take a medium-large sized bowl and mix the almond flour, baking soda, salt & cinnamon together.

  • Now add 3 eggs along with sweetener, milk, and lemon juice.

  • Continue to stir until you get a batter.

  • Now pour the mixture on the baking sheet and use a spatula to create a smooth single layer.

  • Bake it for at least 20 – 25 minutes or more until you get a golden brown color.

  • Use a knife to create 8 slices of the pancake.

  • For toppings, you can add melted nut butter on top of the pancake.

2 Servings: 10g carbohydrates, 21g protein, 5g fiber, 30g fat (375 calories)



3. Weight loss Pasta

How many times have you been told “DON’T EAT PASTA WITH PCOS! —angry face—.” In reality, you can enjoy pasta and lose weight at the same time, provided it is made the right way!

So if you are a pasta lover, then you will most definitely enjoy this pasta recipe which is heavy on veggies and low on carbs!



  • Cherry Tomatoes (1 pint)

  • Diced Bell Peppers (x2)

  • Zucchini (x2)

  • Feta Cheese (6-7 oz)

  • Olive Oil (1 tablespoon)

  • Garlic Power

  • Pepper

  • Salt

  • Chicken (1 lb)

  • Pinch dried Oregano

  • High protein Pasta (1 cup)

  • Fresh Basil



  • Cook 1 cup of high-protein pasta and save 1/3 cup of pasta water.

  • Now, cook the chicken by pan-frying it with salt, paprika, and pepper.

  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C).

  • Add tomatoes, bell pepper, and zucchini in a baking dish of 9×13 size.

  • Then drizzle half a tablespoon of olive oil on the vegetables and sprinkle with garlic powder, pepper, and salt.

  • Stir all of it together.

  • Now add the feta cheese block in the middle of the pain.

  • Drizzle once again with half a tablespoon of olive oil.

  • Sprinkle some black pepper and oregano.

  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes.

  • Once the dish is out of the oven, smash the feta cheese.

  • Stir the dish and then add the cooked pasta along with pasta water.

  • Stir once again, and then add the cooked chicken.

4 servings: 16g carbohydrates, 38g protein, 5g fiber, 15g fat (330 calories)


4. Quick Savory Breakfast

If you keep eating oats or an egg & toast combination every day, then you will know that it can get tiring! So for our next recipe, I am going to show you how to make a quick savory breakfast that is PCOS-approved.

This recipe only uses sweet potato and a few other ingredients that you usually have on hand. And the best part is that it helps you lose weight and keep your hormone levels at a normal range.



  • Sweet Potato (x1)

  • Hummus (2 tablespoons)

  • Plain Greek Yogurt (1/2 cup)



  • Preheat the oven to 425°F (218°C).

  • Use tin foil to wrap the sweet potato.

  • Now bake the sweet potato in the oven for 25 to 35 minutes.

  • Slice the baked sweet potato into your preferred shape.

  • Add the hummus and yogurt to the sliced sweet potato.

  • Serve it while it’s still warm.

1 serving: 19g carbohydrates, 12g protein, 4 g fiber, 10g fat (200 calories)


5. Sushi Boats

I don’t know about you, but I absolutely love sushi, and it’s usually my first option when eating out! One of my favorite perks of sushi is that it is lightweight and doesn’t make you feel bloated. And the best of all is that it packs enough power to keep you going through the day!

You can’t go wrong with Sushi boats for weight loss and managing PCOS symptoms. Now let’s look at how to prepare this:


  • Persian Cucumbers (x2)

  • Brown Rice (1/4 cup)

  • Sautéed Shrimp (4 oz)

  • Pickled Red Onions

  • Salt

  • Pepper

  • Olive Oil

  • Paprika



  • Take the Persian cucumbers and hollow them out.

  • Now stuff them with steamed brown rice.

  • Prepare the shrimp by sautéing them with a little bit of olive oil and specs (paprika, salt, & pepper).

  • Now add a few pickled red onions at the end.

  • Add some sriracha mayo.

  • Enjoy!


6. Burrito Bowl

Next up is the burrito bowl, which is PCOS-approved and very easy to make. In addition, it gives you a feeling of being full and satisfied, so there’s little chance of falling into cravings. And the best part is that it can keep your periods on a regular schedule while also assisting in healthy, sustainable weight loss!

This recipe for Burrito Bowl is a little different from what you may normally find on the internet. But it is super packed with vitamins, fiber, protein, antioxidants, and other PCOS-supportive ingredients.



  • Romaine

  • Red Cabbage

  • Bell Pepper

  • Cherry Tomatoes

  • Chicken (4 oz)

  • Brown Rice (1/8th cup)

  • Vegetarian Refried Beans (1/8th cup)

  • Avocado

  • Shredded Cheese (1 tablespoon)

  • Salsa

  • Sliced Green Onions



  • Make a bed of green vegetables by chopping red cabbage and romaine. Now, mix some sliced cherry tomatoes and sliced bell pepper.

  • Add cooked chicken (4 oz is enough).

  • Add the cooked brown rice and refried beans.

  • Now, top it off with sliced avocado and shredded cheese.

  • Add sliced green onions and a little bit of your favorite salsa.


7. Sesame Chicken & Broccoli

Need a tasty and PCOS-friendly recipe that supports weight loss but doesn’t leave you doing dishes all night? No need to worry, I’ve got you covered boo!

This recipe supports your hormones with a magical combo of broccoli and sesame chicken. Chicken contains an amino acid called Tryptophan. This substance is known to support the production of serotonin in the body. So by just eating this delicious food, you can help keep depression/anxiety at bay!



  • Raw Chicken (10 oz)

  • Broccoli Florets (4 cups)

  • Stir Fry Sauce (1/2 cup)

  • Sesame Seeds

  • Arrowroot powder (2 tablespoons)

  • Low-sodium Soy Sauce (3 tablespoons)

  • Olive Oil (2 tablespoons)



  • Dice the raw chicken.

  • Now take a skillet and put it over medium heat.

  • Add the olive oil and let it heat.

  • Now add the chicken pieces until it is light brown in color.

  • Add the broccoli florets and cook until it is tender.

  • Add the stir-fry sauce and wait for 2-3 minutes.

  • Now add the soy sauce and cook for a few more minutes.

  • Add the arrowroot powder to the mixture (You can also make it by whisking equal amounts of cornstarch & water).

  • Cook the mixture for 3-5 minutes until it gets a thick consistency.

  • Sprinkle a few sesame seeds.

2 servings: 20g carbohydrates, 40g protein, 15g fiber, 7g fat (375 calories)



8. Chili Soup

The #8th recipe on our list is a chili soup that can keep you warm and cozy! This tasty, hearty main dish lowers inflammation in your body & keeps a check on blood sugar.

In addition, it also has a positive effect on restoring ovulation. And last but not least, it is low on carbs & thus can help you lose weight with PCOS!



  • Yellow Onion (x1)

  • Cumin (4 tablespoons)

  • Bell Peppers (x2)

  • Riced Cauliflower (2 cups)

  • Ground Turkey (2.5 lbs)

  • Minced Garlic (5 cloves)

  • Chicken Broth (2 cups)

  • Tomatoes (28 oz)

  • Dried Oregano (2 tablespoons)

  • Green Enchilada Sauce (1 cup)

  • Marinara sauce (1/2 cup)



  • Dice the yellow onion and bell peppers.

  • Get a big pot and add some olive oil to it.

  • Now heat the pot over medium flame and sauté the bell pepper + yellow opinions.

  • Once these ingredients start to soften up, add the cauliflower rice.

  • Cook for 2-3 minutes.

  • Add the meat (ground turkey) along with all the other spices.

  • Continue to cook until the meat takes a brown color.

  • Add some garlic and cook it for a few minutes.

  • Now, add all the remaining ingredients and then stir them well.

  • Let it simmer for 30-35 minutes.

  • Add your preferred toppings and enjoy

10 servings: 14g carbohydrates, 28g protein, 6g fiber, 6.5g fat (270 calories)



9. Pizza Chicken

Isn’t it a hassle to make PCOS-friendly meals only for yourself while the rest of the family has to eat something else? Not anymore! This recipe is perfect for the entire family & will be loved by everyone. I mean, who doesn’t like pizza?! Ya gotta be crazy.



  • Diced Chicken (1 lb)

  • Pizza Sauce (1 cup)

  • Parmesan cheese (2 tablespoons)

  • Mozzarella cheese (1 cup)

  • Pepperoni Slices (1 oz)

  • Garlic Powder

  • Dried Oregano (2 tablespoons)



  • Heat the oven until it reaches a temperature of 375°F (190°C).

  • Mix all of the ingredients in a glass baking dish or a greased casserole dish (keep the toppings aside for now).

  • Bake it for at least 40 minutes so the chicken is properly cooked.

  • Add the toppings and serve it with a veggie of your choice.

4 servings: 7g carbohydrates, 40g protein, 1g fiber, 20g fat (350 calories)


10. Fluffy Waffles

Do you like waffles but can’t eat them because of your PCOS? Well, this recipe is a PCOS-friendly version of waffles that you can quickly make and enjoy.

These waffles will be fluffy, high in protein, and low in carbs… But the biggest advantage is that it will help you lose weight!



  • Eggs (x3)

  • Vanilla (1 tablespoon)

  • Granulated Sweetener (2 tablespoons)

  • Almond Flour (2 cups)

  • Salt (1/2 tablespoon)

  • Baking Soda (1 tablespoon)

  • Almond Milk (1/2 cup)



  • Add the egg, sweetener, vanilla, and almond milk in a bowl. Mix it well.

  • Now add the remaining ingredients and stir it again.

  • Take out your waffle maker and grease it.

  • Pour the mixture to create 5 large or 10 small waffles.

  • Add the “Rx Sugar maple syrup” to give it proper waffles look and taste.

The Best Diet For PCOS Weight Loss

Let’s be clear. We all hate the D-word. It has such a negative stigma and it can bring up some pretty intense feelings. Imagine dealing with PCOS… It’s even worse with all the BS restrictive “diets” we’re told we have to follow! You know what? It’s time to give “diet” the middle finger. Diet is just a word. We need to create healthy life habits that are aligned with our bodies, our hormones, and our mental health.

If you’re struggling and you’d like to lose weight with PCOS, you are not alone. Ready to start working with your body in harmony and find the balance you need in order to kick PCOS right where it hurts? Click here.

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