Healthy, easy recipes that are 450 calories and under!
1 cup sliced bell pepper
1/2 cup sliced red onion
1 tsp olive oil
1 cup cooked whole-wheat spaghetti
2/3 cup cooked edamame
Sauté peppers and onions in oil until onions are translucent. Toss with pasta and edamame.
Total: 420 calories
Soybeans are brimming with hunger-satiating protein and fiber, making them a great pasta topper.
BEEF AND VEGGIE SALAD BOWL
2 Tbsp dry red quinoa
2 cups mesclun greens
3 oz cooked lean beef, cubed
1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets
1/4 red bell pepper, chopped
2 tsp olive oil
1 tsp red wine vinegar
Cook quinoa as directed. Toss with greens, beef, broccoli, and pepper in a bowl. Whisk oil and vinegar for dressing.
Total: 320 calories
HALF-HOMEMADE SOUP WITH ASPARAGUS
4 oz boneless, skinless chicken breast
1 cup Amy's Organic Chunky Vegetable soup
2 Tbsp dry quinoa
1 cup chopped kale
10 small asparagus spears
2 tsp soy sauce
1/8 tsp grated fresh ginger
Bake chicken at 350°F for 25 minutes, then shred with a fork. Meanwhile, combine soup, quinoa, and kale in a saucepan, bring to a boil, and simmer until quinoa is done, about 15 minutes. Add chicken. Steam asparagus, then toss with soy sauce and ginger. Serve asparagus on the side.
TOTAL: 330 calories
A proven anti-inflammatory, fresh ginger is full of antioxidants that boost your immunity, so this soup is perfect for a warm meal when you're feeling under the weather.
1 Amy's Light 'N Lean Italian Vegetable Pizza
3 oz broccoli slaw
1/4 cup black beans
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1 tsp olive oil
1 oz lemon juice
Bake pizza. Blend slaw, beans, scallions, oil, and lemon juice, and serve on the side.
Total: 400 calories
This pizza only costs you 280 calories. A fast-food personal pie? Double that.