Skinny up the menu with these delish dishes.
Weight loss isn’t magic. Eat healthily and exercise regularly. But that doesn’t mean long-term weight loss is easy. One of the most challenging parts of shedding pounds for many people is finding the time to take positive steps, like searching for delicious weight loss dinner recipes. We’re making that task a little easier by sharing 7 skinny dinners under 299 calories.
The Tastiest Skinny Dinners Under 299 Calories
These low-calorie dinners may offer fewer than 300 calories per serving, but don’t let the low calorie count fool you into thinking these meals taste like cardboard. At Skinny Ms., we focus on creating recipes that incorporate whole, clean eating ingredients. Your body will benefit from vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients, but your taste buds will also enjoy the flavor of whole foods not muddied by additives, like refined sugar, artificial sweeteners, excess sodium, or preservatives.
Remember to check portion sizes for these low-calorie dinners—and all the healthy recipes you choose. It’s all too easy to overeat, taking in excess calories that end up on your hips or thighs. Check out our 5-Day Menu Plan with Perfect Portions for recipes that offer easy-to-eyeball or easy-to-measure serving sizes that will help you keep calorie intake down.
1. Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas
Low-calorie goodness combines with slow cooker convenience in this recipe, which includes lean chicken and metabolism-boosting chili powder. Indulge in this favorite that is only 294 Calories per serving!
Try out these Slow Cooker Chicken Enchiladas, tonight!
2. Slow Cooker Cheesy Spaghetti
Prepare the non-sausage option for a kid-approved, simple recipe that’s easy on the hips. This comforting dish only contains 289 calories per serving.
Make this Slow Cooker Cheesy Spaghetti!
3. Skinny Lasagna Rolls
Perfect portions, incorporating baby spinach, ricotta cheese, and more, make this one of those fantastic, filling low-calorie dinners. This dish has 240 calories per serving.
Here’s the recipe for our award-winning Skinny Lasagna Rolls.
4. One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Dinner
Skinny dinners don’t get much simpler than this! But don’t let the simplicity fool you– this recipe is loaded with flavor and nutrients! Enjoy it right away or save some for a protein-packed lunch the next day! At an ultra low, 130 calories per serving, feel free to go back for a second helping!
Try our One-Skillet Chicken and Broccoli Dinner this week!
5. Southwestern Black Bean Casserole
This vegetarian-friendly dinner is loaded with delicious southwest flavor (without being chock full of calories!) You’ll get a healthy dose of protein and fiber, thanks to ingredients like cheddar cheese, black beans, and whole wheat tortillas. At 259 calories per serving, this dish is sure to become a new healthy family favorite!
Give this yummy Southwestern Black Bean Casserole a try!
6. Crock Pot Low-Fat Beef Stew
With potatoes, celery, carrots, stew meat, and more, this stew recipe delivers comfort food taste you can savor without guilt. You will find 264 calories per serving in this stew.
Here’s the recipe for our Crock Pot Low-Fat Beef Stew
7. One-Pot Black Pepper Chicken
Spice up dinnertime with this weight loss meal, which offers lean chicken and plenty of flavorful herbs. This one is super low calorie coming in at just 199 calories per serving.
Make this One-Pot Black Pepper Chicken for dinner!
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