Skinny Bites: 10 Recipes to Reduce Bloating

By Jeanette Morelan on April 6, 2016

Nobody likes feeling puffy around the midsection, especially with summer right on the horizon. Fortunately, these trending recipes have key ingredients that reduce bloating fast and will have you feeling super-slim in no time. And remember—hydrate, hydrate, hydrate!


Fried Honey Bananas

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The fiber and potassium in bananas helps to ease water retention, and these crispy fried bananas make the perfect addition to oatmeal or whole wheat toast.

Rachel Schultz


Cucumber, Tomato, and Avocado Salad

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All three of the main ingredients in this salad help to fight bloat. Avocados are full of healthy fats; cucumbers act as a natural diuretic, and tomatoes are high in water-shedding potassium.

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Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

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Put this easy breakfast in your Crock-Pot the night before. You'll have a fiber-packed breakfast that will keep you full—but free of bloat.



Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus

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Asparagus is the star in this delicious appetizer—it's also rich in potassium, which helps to remove excess salt from your body.

How Sweet Eats


Beginner's Luck Green Smoothie

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Leafy greens are low-calorie and high in fiber, helping to combat water retention. Try them in this refreshing, slimming smoothie.

100 Days of Real Food


Lentil Chili

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While you're filling up on this comforting chili, your body's filling up on protein, fiber, and complex carbohydrates—all key components of a slim and trim waistline.

Little Broken


Triple Berry Salad

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Antioxidant-rich berries are the star of this summery salad. As an added bonus, they're full of fiber for overall digestive health.

Iowa Girl Eats


Whole Wheat Pancakes

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Swap in whole wheat for regular flour in your favorite recipes to avoid carb bloat. These fluffy, wholesome pancakes are a perfect example.



Brown Fried Rice with Chicken and Vegetables

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Here's another favorite made healthier—the fiber in brown rice is much kinder to your tummy than white rice.

The Lemon Bowl



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Fermented foods like kimchi are rich in probiotics, those digestive friendly agents that help fight bloating and other digestion issues.

Nourished Kitchen