Pretty much it. Calculate your BMR, and put yourself at a 500 calorie deficit every day of the week. Weight loss at one pound a week. This is the ONLY steady, healthy way to change habits and lose weight.
We usually eat for taste not for low calorie. If we don’t get taste most probably most of the people will stop eating as we don’t like eat something tasteless. But we cannot kept on eating everyday tasty and yummy dishes as it is no low calorie foods