My sweet niece is watching her weight and said she’d love it if I would post some low calorie meal ideas for her. If you’re watching your weight as well, give these Low Calorie Meals a try.
Although I love baking sweet treats, I also posted lots of great healthy meals recipes. I went through my recipe index and picked out a few of my favorite healthy, lower calorie meals for her to try.
Baked Southwestern Egg Rolls – chicken, black beans, corn, cheese, green chilies, and spices wrapped in a thin egg roll wrapper and baked until they’re crispy.
Pasta Fagioli – a hearty Italian soup loaded with chicken sausage, beans, pasta, and veggies. It’s a one pot meal that’s quick and easy to make.
Lighter Chicken Parmesan – from the Best Light Recipe cookbook by Cook’s Illustrated, a fabulous Chicken Parmesan recipe. It’s crispy, chessy, healthy and delicious.
Orange Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs – fresh orange juice really brightens up the teriyaki glaze on these grilled chicken kabobs.
Kung Pao Chicken – this restaurant favorite is easy and healthier made at home.
Light Creamy Pesto Ravioli – made with light cream cheese and 1% milk, but the sauce is so flavorful you’ll never miss the extra fat.
Have you started pressure cooking yet? If so, check out my new roundup of Low-Carb Recipes for the Pressure Cooker on my pressure cooking site, Pressure Cooking Today.
Those are some of my favorites. I’d love it if you’d share your favorites too. Please take a minute, leave a comment (I’d love a link too!), and let me know your favorite low calorie meal(s).