Making healthy, low-calorie meals can be time-consuming and expensive. These quick and easy recipes will give you Low calorie dinner ideas without needing much time or money. You could also try these recipes in bulk to make up for your weekly grocery budget.
Eating nutritious, delicious food is a vital part of living a healthy lifestyle but sometimes cooking up something that we haven’t eaten before can seem like too big of an endeavor. A good solution is to cook just one new recipe each week that can then provide the base for many different dishes.
Grilled chicken wrapped in romaine leaves
Romaine lettuce leaves, Vinegar, Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO), Almond slivers, Garlic powder, White wine vinegar, Grilled boneless chicken breast halves, Onion powder, Salt and pepper.
Directions: These are the broad steps you must follow to prepare the dish. For exact measurements and instructions for this recipe keep on reading. This is a very simple recipe that can be prepared by almost anyone. To prepare the marinade EVOO (Extra Virgin Olive Oil) should be combined with vinegar, garlic powder, salt and pepper. The chicken breasts should then be placed in it for about 30 minutes.
Grilled chicken and barbecue sauce over brown rice
Ingredients: Brown rice, Chicken breasts, Barbecue sauce (your favorite kind), Garlic powder.
Directions: Start off by cooking the brown rice as you would normally do. Mix the barbecue sauce and garlic powder in a separate bowl, then add the chicken to this mixture. Let the chicken marinate in the sauce for about half an hour in the refrigerator, then you can cook it on a grill or a frying pan. Make sure to cook until it is done enough that it no longer contains pinkness inside of it. The last step is to serve your dish with some fresh vegetables or side salad. Enjoy your great meal!
Chicken fajitas with salsa
Ingredients: Chicken breasts, Tortillas (whole wheat), Onion, Tomato, Salsa (your favorite kind), Cilantro, Garlic powder and Honey.
Directions: This recipe is a bit more complex than the previous ones but it won’t take you that much time or effort to prepare it. To begin with, you should use the cooking spray and cook the chicken breasts on a frying pan. When they are finished, put them aside in order to keep them warm until ready to use. After this you can prepare your salsa by combining tomato, onion, garlic powder, salt and pepper in a blender or food processor. Then you can chop the cilantro and add it to your salsa. The final step is to wrap the tortillas in a moist paper towel and heat them in the microwave or on the stove.
Garlicky sausage with spinach and farro
Ingredients: Sausage (your favorite kind), Farro, Spinach, Garlic powder, Salt and pepper.
Directions: This is a very simple recipe that is both healthy and delicious. In order to prepare this meal you should start off by cooking the farro as you would normally do it then add salt, pepper, garlic powder, and olive oil. When this it finished cooking you can mix it with your sausage, spinach and some dried tomatoes.