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.
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 SkinnyMs., 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.
Low-calorie goodness combines with slow cooker convenience in this recipe, which includes lean chicken and metabolism-boosting chili powder. 249 Calories per serving.
Prepare the non-sausage option for a kid-approved, simple recipe that’s easy on the hips. Only 289 Calories per serving.
Weight loss recipes like this dish offer plenty of clean-eating ingredients, like peas, shallots, and pistachios. 286 Calories per serving.
This is one of those low-calorie dinners that delivers plenty of protein–29 grams per serving–to nourish lean, fat-burning muscle. 245 Calories per serving.
With potatoes, celery, carrots, stew meat, and more, this stew recipe delivers comfort food taste you can savor without guilt. 264 Calories per serving.
Spice up dinnertime with this weight loss meal, which offers lean chicken and plenty of flavorful herbs. 199 Calories per serving.
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