Some people are surprised to learn that burning fat and losing weight isn't just a function of doing as much cardio as possible.

Seriously: It doesn't matter how many calories you burn on your local gym's treadmill if you don't replace those calories with high-quality carbs, clean protein, and plenty of fiber and water. Sure, you might "earn yourself" a cheat day if you work your ass off all week—but you'll reach your weight-loss goals a lot faster if you prioritize your nutrition along with your workouts.

That's why we've compiled these 10 recipes designed to help you burn fat. Each one includes ingredients that, according to scientific research, will help you reduce bloat, cut excess flab, and eliminate inflammation. Better yet? They all taste pretty damn delicious.