You do not need to starve yourself with small portions to eat low calorie. Whenever you fill the dish with the right foods, you will feel super satisfied while still keeping your calories in check. The tasty low calorie dinners in this week’s meal plan come in around 400 calories and incorporate lean protein, like shrimp, poultry and beans, healthful portions of gratifying whole grains, and are overflowing with fiber rich vegetables. Forget about late night snackingthese filling dinners will keep you satisfied all evening long. How to Make Vegetarian Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili – Day 1: Ham & Chard Stuffed Shells – Ham & Chard Stuffed Shells: In this healthy stuffed shells recipe, tons of dark leafy chard replaces some of the cheese.
Any hearty green, like kale or collards, will work well in this recipe. Serve with a big green salad with vinaigrette for a tasty, filling dinner. Day 2: Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili – Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili: Make a double batch of this quick vegetarian chili, full of black beans and sweet potatoes, and eat it for lunch the next day or freeze the extras for another night. We love the smoky heat from the earth chipotle, but omit it if you prefer a mild chili. With 16 grams of fiber per serving, this dish will leave you feel full and satisfied.
Creamy Garlic Pasta with Shrimp & Vegetables: Toss a garlicky, Middle Eastern inspired yogurt sauce with pasta, shrimp, asparagus, peas and red bell pepper for a fresh, satisfying summer meal. Using yoghurt instead of cream keeps this dish low calorie. Serve along with a salad of sliced cucumber and tomato tossed with lemon juice and olive oil. Five Spice Turkey & Lettuce Wraps: Based on a popular Chinese dish, these fun wraps make for a tasty dinner or an appealing appetizer for entertaining. The lean turkey utilized in the recipe keeps the dish low calorie whilst the protein can help to fill you up.
The Mango & Kiwi with Fresh Lime Zest recipe comes together quickly for a delicious dessert with just the right amount of sweetness. Southwestern Salmon Cobb Salad: Here is a healthful twist on a classic Cobb salad recipe: we skip the bacon, getting smoky flavour from chipotle peppers instead, add salmon for a power protein kick, and load on the veggies. This healthful salad is as gratifying as it’s delicious. Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwich with Coleslaw: This eastern North Carolina style poultry barbecue recipe is vinegar based, a far cry from the sweet tomato heavy sauces from the western part of the state. Crunchy coleslaw is the perfect accompaniment to round out the dish.