Embarking on a diet? While you may envision mealtimes loaded with nothing but lettuce and cucumbers, that’s far from the case! Browse our collection of dinner recipes, and plan a week of low-calorie meals that are packed with flavor and easy to prepare. The key to maintaining a long-term healthy eating regimen is to plan weekly menus that incorporate guilt-free dinners you love. These seven guilt-free dinner menus are ideal for dieters who can’t imagine sacrificing flavor and enjoyment as they stick to a healthy eating plan.
1. Spinach Bean Burrito Wrap
Love burritos, but hesitant to take in a calorie-laden, takeout version? These spinach bean burritos are low-cal and packed, literally, with healthy ingredients. These are an excellent alternative to the greasy options offered by takeout restaurants.
2. Quinoa & Shrimp Paella
Paella is a classic Spanish dish that is typically reserved for special occasions in the U.S. You can make any night an occasion with this simple, healthy recipe that substitutes protein- and fiber-rich quinoa for the usual base of white rice.
3. Pork Tenderloin with Peach Salsa and Peppery Slaw
Looking for a way to jazz up the unhealthy shaked and baked pork chop? This is it! Accompanied by peach salsa and peppery slaw, this pork tenderloin is juicy, tangy, and sweet.
4. Slow Cooker Eggplant, Potato, and Mushroom Curry
Curries pack both flavor and nutrition. This version is ideal for autumn and winter, when you’re looking for a dish that’s both hearty and healthy.
5. Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Need a weeknight meal that’s easy to prepare? This spicy chicken dish is perfect for busy days. Toss the ingredients into your crock pot in the morning and return home to a fully cooked dish.
6. Slow Cooker Italian Meatball Stew
Meatball stew may not sound like a guilt-free dish, but this version is lower in fat and calories than you might expect! Plus, it’s easy to make in your slow cooker.
7. Skinny Slow Cooker Savory Superfood Soup
A dinner loaded with only the healthiest of superfoods means loads of flavor and no guilt. This soup contains the most nutritious veggies and sources of fiber and protein available, all packed into a single dish.
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