13 delicious dinner recipes under 300 calories


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Reprinted from SkinnyMom.com

Eating healthy can sometimes present a challenge. You don’t want to eat too much, but you certainly don’t want to eat too little. Generally speaking, your three big meals should fall between 250 and 350 calories, consisting of the right combination of protein, vegetables, carbohydrates and healthy fats. It should also be low in both sodium and sugar.

Here's what some healthy (and delicious) 300 calorie meals look like:


1. Slow Cooker Pepperoni and Chicken

It’s no secret that when life gets a little hectic, a slow-cooker meal is the go-to dinner. This low-carb recipe is a no-hassle fix for the family and is amazing any way you serve it (211 calories)


2. Skinny 3-Cheese Penne

Adding cheese to any dinner is great — adding three cheeses is amazing! This recipe will be sure to have your family digging for a second helping. Try it out and let us know what you think! (198 calories) 


3. Skinny Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Casseroles are the absolute best because they’re typically easy to make, easy to clean up and can usually be made ahead and frozen. We made a few skinny swaps from the recipe on Skinny Kitchen, and the results were amazing! (292 calories)