Delicious Weeknight Meals Under 500 Calories
1. Skinny Mac N' Cheese
Every family enjoys macaroni and cheese, and there is no reason to give it up when preparing healthier meals.
Skinny Mac N' Cheese
Try this version with reduced-fat cheese and Greek yogurt for a healthier alternative.
2. Guacamole Turkey Burgers
Removing the bun and adding healthy fats is a simple method to reduce calories while still enjoying a burger.
If you must have bread, consider substituting healthier whole-grain sandwich thins for these low-carb guacamole turkey patties.
3. Pizza Quesadillas
During the holiday season, these hybrid pizza quesadillas will satisfy your cravings for comfort cuisine.
Made with only three ingredients and served with a marinara sauce for dipping.
4. Baked Chicken Parmesan
The simplest way to make traditional chicken parmesan healthier is to bake the chicken instead of frying it.
This recipe does just that and adds a moderate quantity of tomato sauce and mozzarella so you can still enjoy a side salad or vegetable.
5. Healthy Mexican Lasagna
Try this vegetarian-friendly Mexican lasagna that substitutes meatless crumbles and low-carb tortillas for minced beef and noodles.
It's still comforting and buttery, and you can even go back for seconds.
6. Low Calorie Pizza
Pizza can be enjoyed guilt-free if the appropriate substitutions are made.