Top 5 Weight Gain Recipes To Try For A Healthy Body!

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Just like losing weight, gaining weight and maintaining an optimal weight is required for a healthy life. Healthily gaining weight is a big hurdle too. Gaining weight the proper way is essential and hence only a few ingredients are added to one’s diet for an effective and healthy weight gain. Diet food can be boring, so here are some weight gain recipes to make your weight gain diet interesting.

These 5 Weight Gain Recipes Would Help you Gain Weight in a Week!

1. Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples

Oatmeal is a rich source of antioxidants, fibers, vitamins & minerals. It is a perfect ingredient for sweet dishes and balances blood sugar levels. Furthermore, it is low in cholesterol and is gluten-free, thus reduces the risk of heart diseases.

Apple, when mixed with cinnamon, gives a boosting effect to Vitamin G. Both apples and cinnamon, are nutritious and offers several health benefits. Cinnamon apples are a perfect ingredient for a healthy dessert. and gives a glowing skin. Oatmeal Pancakes with Cinnamon Apples is one the best weight gain recipes that don’t take time and also tastes delicious. 

Ingredients Required

Oatmeal pancakes are healthy and a tasty recipe for dessert for weight gain with incredible health benefits. These amazing high-calorie meals can be made easily by combining ingredients like buttermilk, oats, flour, milk, butter, baking powder, baking soda, a pinch of nutmeg & cinnamon. 

Steps to Follow
  1. The ingredients are mixed well and kept aside for a few minutes. Scoop the batter onto the heating pan to make a pancake. 
  2. Next, in a saucepan, add a chopped apple and ½ cup apple juice & add two tablespoons of brown sugar along with a few pinches of cinnamon as per your taste and simmer it for a few minutes. 
  3. Garnish the oatmeal pancakes with the cinnamon apple and sprinkle some confectioners’ sugar on top.

2. High Protein Vanilla Chia Pudding

Chia seeds are a rich source of plant-based proteins and are also rich in fiber & antioxidants. It is a rich source of healthy fat-containing omega. Chia seed is a super ingredient in any food you want to make. It not offers incredible health benefits but also tastes delicious when added to a dessert.

Ingredients Required

This high protein vanilla Chia pudding is prepared in no time by combining ¼ cup cooked quinoa, 2 tablespoons of Chia seeds & hemp hearts. Vanilla powder with some stevia or maple syrup and a pinch of cinnamon is also added to enhance the flavor. This is an incredible high-calorie meal and is a perfect treat for every occasion.

Steps to Follow
  1. The ingredients are mixed well & ¾ cup of milk (as required) is added. The mix is left for 2 hours to set properly. 
  2. The ingredients are mixed well & ¾ cup of milk (as required) is added. The mix is left for 2 hours to set properly. 

3. Avocado and Heirloom Tomato Toast with Balsamic Drizzle

Tomato and avocado are rich in vitamins and fibers. Tomatoes are a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, Vitamin K & antioxidant lycopene, and helps to reduce the risk of cancer & heart diseases. 

Avocado contains good fat and fibers that only gain weight but also keep you full for long hours. 

Steps to Follow
  1. These delicious toasts are made by first reducing ½ cup of balsamic vinegar by simmering it for 10-12 minutes while continuously stirring it. 
  2. Then, hearty seeded toasts are drizzled with olive oil & toasted. 
  3. Next, thinly sliced avocado is smashed with the fork on the toast, and a layer of thinly sliced tomato is placed on top of the layer of avocado & sprinkled with the balsamic reduction & fresh basil. 
  4. The toast can be garnish with sea salt and black pepper. 

4. Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

What can be more delicious than lasagna! A spaghetti squash lasagna is rich in the goodness of vitamins C, B6 & manganese, calcium & folate. It is also rich in antioxidants present in spaghetti squash. This spaghetti squash lasagna gains weight and reduces the damage caused to cells & chronic stress, diabetes, heart disease & cancer. This is one of the best weight gain recipes that takes no time and is a favorite of all.

Ingredients Required

To make this spaghetti squash, you will need medium-sized cooked spaghetti, 2 cups of marinara sauce, ½ part-skim ricotta cheese, 1 ½ support-skim shredded mozzarella & a handful of fresh basil or parsley.

Steps to Follow
  1. The lasagna is cooked by adding some water to the bottom of the microwave-proof tray & warming it. 
  2. Then a layer of tomato sauce is added. A thin layer of cooked spaghetti squash is then added & then a layer of ricotta cheese & sauce mix is added. 
  3. This process is repeated several times. Next, a thick layer of mozzarella cheese is added & the bowl is covered with aluminum foil. 
  4. The bowl is placed in a preheated oven of 400 degrees F and is baked for 20 minutes. After this 2 – 3 minutes of broil is done & finally, basils are sprinkled on top. 

5. Peanutty Quinoa Bowls With Baked Tofu

Peanuts top the list of foods with high fat, proteins & fiber. They also contain vitamin B, magnesium, potassium & phosphorus. It includes an adequate amount of protein & all the essential amino acids. Peanutty Quinoa bowls with baked tofu are among the high-calorie food for weight gain, which is easy to cook. 

Ingredients Required

To make this delectable treat, you would need a small, diced red pepper fried in olive oil & broccoli added to a bowl with two tablespoons of water. Let it cover and cook for 2-3 minutes. The two then need to be mixed.

Steps to Follow
  1.  Then, 2 tablespoons of peanut butter, 1 tablespoon of lime juice, some water & tamari, and ½ teaspoon of sugar & grated ginger are mixed thoroughly. 
  2. A cup of cooked quinoa is added to a bowl where the vegetable & peanut butter sauce is mixed & sprinkled with salt & pepper. 
  3. Next, add the tofu and garnish the dish with chopped peanuts.
Take Away Thoughts

Although gaining weight seems easy, it is difficult to accomplish especially, when it needs to be done healthily. In case, you are looking for weight loss recipes, then we have got you covered.

Do you know other weight gain recipes that could help you gaining weight in no time? Drop your comments below. 

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About Ankana Das

Hello, I am Ankana, a girl from Kolkata who is passionate about traveling and food. Besides pursuing my graduation in English literature, I try to find happiness in writing, clicking pictures, and exploring new places. I am currently working as a freelance content writer for several websites and agencies with the hope to achieve my dreams in the upcoming years.
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