Being on a diet means essentially staying away from greasy and carb-loaded foods. However, there is a huge chance that you are craving for a bucket of fries one day or a box of gooey chocolate chip cookies on another. Fret not, young friend! Read on for five delicious recipes (other than salads) that you can follow on your diet when you are craving for something delicious

Grilled Pineapple

Simply marinate Pineapple chunks with one tablespoon lemon juice, a hint of chili flakes and sear on a grill for a couple of minutes on each side. Serve with a drizzle of honey. Delish!

If you are feeling a little frisky on your cheat day, serve a slice of grilled pineapple with a scoop of ice cream. This recipe can accommodate your choice of fruit except for extra pulpy kinds.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

If you want a light snack without compromising on the health factor, combine a glass of milk with one banana and a heaped tablespoon of peanut butter. Blitz away in a blender and serve over crushed ice.

Sweet Potato Wedges

Clean sweet potatoes thoroughly and cut into wedges, leaving the skin on. Season with kosher salt, pepper, a splash of lime and chili flakes. Pop into the oven and bake till the potatoes have softened. Voila, eating healthy was never this amazing!

Sweet Corn delight

Boil sweet corn kernels and season with salt and pepper. Add chopped vegetables like onions, tomatoes, and carrots. Served on crisp lettuce.


Combine a couple tablespoons of gram flour with water to make a smooth batter. Season with salt, chopped chillies and cilantro. Make pancakes and serve piping hot with a mint and curd dip.

There you have it, five amazing recipes you can enjoy even when on a diet!

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