20 Skinny Recipes Under 200 Calories

Slim down with these tasty, low-cal meal ideas.

Hunting for low-calorie meals that don’t taste like cardboard? Low-calorie recipes are a key part of losing weight and keeping it off successfully. The good news is they can taste delicious while helping you shed inches and pounds. This week, add some of these 20 skinny recipes under 200 calories to your menu plan.

We’re sharing yummy low-calorie recipes to cover you for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and even dessert. Remember that many of our dinner meal ideas, particularly the slow cooker dishes, make fantastic leftover lunches. Simply pack a single serving into a to-go container during dinner clean-up so you’re ready to go the next morning when it’s time to leave for work. Be sure to check out 32 Clean-Eating Low-Calorie Snacks too.

We can’t say it enough: portion sizes are critical. Our recipes focus on clean-eating foods that nourish the body, but extra calories–even when they come with healthy food choices–add up. Lose weight or maintain a healthy weight by checking the portion size for each recipe to make sure you’re not inadvertently consuming extra calories. Try the 30-Day Skinny Plate Challenge to jumpstart healthy portion control.

Breakfast Recipes

1. Slow Cooker Vegetable Omelet

It doesn’t matter whether you serve this as a low-cal breakfast or you treat the family to a breakfast-for-dinner night, this omelet offers taste, nutrition, and just 167 calories per serving.

2. Individual Egg & Spinach Bowl

This delicious breakfast recipe delivers 11 grams of protein and 84 calories in each perfectly-portioned serving.

3. Skinny Nutella & Banana French Toast Sandwich

After you taste this breakfast it might be hard to believe this recipe is our skinnier version of that famous decadent spread. You’ll only need a half sandwich as it’s very filling.

4. Avocado Breakfast Toast

With 140 calories per serving, low-calorie recipes, like this dish, offer healthy fat, fiber, and antioxidants to get your day off to a great start.

Lunch & Dinner Recipes

5. Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken Soup

With lean protein and loads of veggies, low-calorie recipes, like this one, will make you feel good about what you’re putting on the table–it has 192 calories per serving.

6. Green Goddess Wraps

PureWow Green Goddess Wraps

These green goddess wraps have also been referred to as salad tacos. Honestly, both names are fitting. Regardless of what you choose to call them, we know you’ll love how clean and refreshing they are!

7. Slow Cooker Hearty Vegetable and Bean Soup

This healthy soup recipe offers hearty flavor and just 183 calories per serving.

8. Skinny Burrito in a Jar

Our simple lunch or light dinner comes together in under 5 minutes and offers 191 calories in each serving.

9. White Bean Avocado Toast

This tasty toast makes a perfect quick-and-easy lunch. At only 140 calories per serving, you won’t break the calorie bank but you’ll still get to enjoy the creamy goodness of avocados.

10. Warm Chicken Salad Over Arugula with Creamy Dill Dressing

I love how this chicken salad recipe feels like a meal instead of just a side dish. The flavors come together to be really comforting. In fact, it’s so tasty that you won’t believe it only packs in 167 calories!

11. Supermodel Superfood Salad

Whether you need a healthy lunch or a light dinner, this less-than-200-calorie salad is a tasty choice that includes kale, pine nuts, olive oil, and more.

12. Slow Cooker Cream of Chicken and Rice Soup

Brown rice, creamy broth, and just 180 calories make this a yummy way to stay low-cal.

13. Caprese Salad in a Jar

Prep this dish ahead of time for those nights when you need an easy lunch or a light dinner–this salad has fewer than 180 calories in a 1 ½ cup serving.

14. Quinoa with Black Beans

Okay, so technically this has 201 calories per serving, but it’s so filling and so packed with superfoods like quinoa and beans that we couldn’t resist putting it on our low-calorie recipes list.

15. Slow Cooker Chicken Pot Roast

This Skinny Ms. fan favorite delivers moist, delicious chicken with vegetables in a dish that has fewer than 180 calories in each serving.

16. Curried Sweet Potato and Spinach Salad

Sweet potatoes are so good for you – they’re my favorite superfood! They also have the perfect level of sweetness to take care of my sweet tooth while easily being balanced by savory ingredients like curry powder and earthy spinach… and you get all this for only 180 calories!

17. Vegan Beef Tacos

Each serving of vegan beef has only 91 calories, so you can have a lot of fun with this recipe and still keep things under 200 calories. When you wrap it up in a 100-calorie tortilla, you can make guilt-free tacos. Earn yourself a few extra tacos by using lettuce wraps instead!

Dessert Recipes

18. Slow Cooker Fudge

Superfood dark chocolate gives an antioxidant boost to this sweet treat, which also happens to only feature 114 calories per serving piece.

19. Skinny Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes

This dessert recipe offers Greek yogurt, a natural sweetener, and berries. That means an indulgence you can feel good about–it has fewer than 140 calories per serving.

20. Strawberries in Balsamic Yogurt Sauce

This delish dessert is a perfect 51-calorie option for treating yourself.

It’s time to tone and tighten for swimsuit season! Treat yourself to a quick body reboot with our Skinny Ms. Clean Overhaul 30-Day Weight Loss Program eBook.

Editor’s Note: Originally published Apr 27, 2015

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Amy Wagner

Amy is a writer specializing in health & wellness, business, and entrepreneurship. She's a long-time martial arts teacher who has earned a 4th degree black belt in tae kwon do. When Amy's not writing or kicking, she's wrangling sons, reading fiction, or crushing on BBC actors.

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  1. Titled “snacks under 100 cal”
    Most snacks not under 100 cal. And when you click on the picture to get the recipe, Nutritional facts completely off. Do not trust this site

    1. Hi Shelby, this particular post is actually for 20 recipes under 200 calories, not 100. I’m curious as to where you saw “100 calories” because if there’s a typo we definitely want to get that fixed! Sorry for any confusion.

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