Healthy Meals for Two : 5 Dinner Recipes Under 500 Calories

by / Saturday, 06 February 2016 / Published in Health, Healthy food

Want some easy to make and healthy meals for two? Getting in shape has been a global challenge specially when it comes to picking the right food to eat for a family. The difficulty of finding the right type of food has always been one of the many banes of trying to lose weight. And we all know that exercise alone, even if you clock in hours of gym time every week, is not enough. There’s also this acceptable theory that losing weight is 80% diet and 20% exercise and let’s not even get started on how much calories we need to shed off per day. This makes losing weight all the more frustrating because you literally have to pick the food you stuff inside your mouth and this can be so stressful which makes most people quit the diet altogether. But it doesn’t always have to be this way.

…But We’re Here To Help

We recognize this difficulty so we took it upon ourselves to compile the 22 healthiest dinners which are under 500 calories. You read that right: stuff yourselves full with just 500 calories of food. All you need to know is pick the right recipe and learn to prepare it yourself. Not only will you eventually lose weight but you’ll also acquire a pretty handy cooking skill too!

Cuban Black Bean Soup

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This black bean specialty uses a lot of black beans which are rich in lots of fiber, and protein, the key elements in stuffing yourself without eating too much calories. This soupd consists of only 333 calories but it won’t leave you hungry for sure.

Steak Verde

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Craving for some meat? Try this easy to prepare steak dish. It only uses about 3 ingredients but the meal will definitely satisfy your cravings for lean meat through it’s simple but delicious combination of Flank steak, Cilantro leaves, and Salsa Verde. It only has 212 calories per serving!

Avocado-Bean Wrap

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You know avocados are healthy for you because of their healthy fat content? And fat is responsible for tricking our brains into thinking we’re not that hungry, right? Combine that with beans and a good wrap and you got yourself this delicious meal which only has 424 calories!

Salmon With Pepita-Lime Butter

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Salmons are among the healthiest type of fish to eat. If you want a bit of salmon with a zest to it, then try this 259-calorie dish which includes lime juice and pepper.

Seared Chicken With Apricot Sauce

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You’d never really run out of uses for chicken meat. This meal, which only has 252 calories, utilizes fresh apricots to add to the savory taste of chicken we’ve grown to love. As a bonus, this meal is packed with a hefty amount of Vitamin A too.

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