10 Flavorful Low-Calorie Recipes

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Quinoa Stir-Fry

Quinoa gives rapid whole-grain nutrition. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics advocates replacing rice with this ancient grain, which cooks faster and has more protein.

Sesame-Crusted Chicken Breast with Pasta and Asparagus

Chicken Parmesan is fried and fatty. For a lighter, equally savory option, coat a boneless, skinless chicken breast in sesame seeds, sauté in a little olive oil until brown on both sides, and bake until cooked through. 

 Fish and Veggie Tacos

Healthy whole-grain tortilla tacos with grilled fish and vegetables. Registered nutritionist 

Egg Whites on Toast

Egg yolks include choline, vitamin D, and phosphorus, but eating only the whites reduces calories from 72 to 17, fat, and cholesterol. 

Potatoes and Broccoli Roasted Beef

Choose beef eye of round for less saturated fat and calories while eating red meat. 

Veggie-Loaded Pasta

According to the University of Georgia Health Center, a half-cup of cooked whole-grain pasta provides a third of your daily whole grain requirement.

Turkey Lettuce Wraps

217 calories per 10-inch flour tortilla. Save 212 calories by wrapping with romaine lettuce.

Greek Yogurt Parfait

No-cook meals are available. For a hearty breakfast, Erik Bustillo recommends topping a cup of Greek yogurt with mixed berries and nuts. 

Baked Fish With Brown Rice and Veggies

Swapping out cuts of meat that are higher in fat for fish can lighten your saturated-fat load and do wonders for your heart. 

Sweet Potato with Bok Choy Pork Tenderloin

Nutrients reported in 2014 that pork is the most consumed meat worldwide. 

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