Trying to stay under 300 calories for dinner at times can be tough — we're starving after a long workday and tend to just throw together whatever we have. But with a little thought and portion control, we can dine on delicious meals and still stick to those silly resolutions we said out loud on a drunken New Year's Eve.
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We didn't believe this easy one-skillet lasagna is under 300 calories per serving, but oh darling, yes it is.
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Serving up noodles with an intensely flavored sauce like in these peanut noodles with chicken satisfies your hunger and keeps your meal interesting.
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Scallops always feel like such a luxury, but in these scallops with tricolor couscous, you'll be getting a dinner that skimps on calories, not on flavor.
A great idea for this cheeseburger casserole is to use whole-wheat (or even gluten-free) pasta as your noodles.
This recipe for zucchini spaghetti, crispy prosciutto and roasted cauliflower is a great alternative to pasta meals.
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This gorgeous and colorful blueberry corn salad with prosciutto has a variety of flavors, textures and colors to keep you entertained while eating.
Replacing regular pasta with vegetable noodles is a great way to save on calories, like in this recipe for kung pao chicken zoodles.
We're big fans of a grilled steak salad — the perfect way to use leftover steak from dinner as your work lunch.
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We love when pasta like this recipe for sausage tortellini skillet is under 300 calories.
Shrimp is a great protein when you need a hearty meal. Low in fat and calories, this shrimp zucchini pasta puttanesca is a great dinner option.
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Southwestern Cobb salad, a hearty salad that's a perfect meal.
Try this recipe for spaghetti squash-sausage lasagna boats when you're craving pasta badly.
Breakfast for dinner is always a great idea, especially with these veggie-loaded huevos rancheros.
Bring the flavors of the Basque region into your home with this recipe for one-pot Basque chicken with red potato noodles.
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Whole-wheat pasta is a lifesaver, especially in this pizza rustica pasta.
Think you can't have a burger when on a diet? Think again with these teriyaki shrimp burgers.
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Delicious, stick-to-your-bones chicken in creamy mustard-marsala sauce is a must-make this season.
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Use pumpkin as the source for color and nutrition in this pumpkin mac and cheese.
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If you're craving Asian food, then this vegetarian lo mien is just the thing.
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Filling taco shells with vegetables and fresh herbs makes for a great meal, like these grilled vegetable tacos.
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Veracruz-style white fish is a gorgeous way to bring flavor and great nutrients to your table. Serve with a salad of mixed greens, and your meal is ready to go.
Baked, not fried, makes this baked chicken Parmesan a healthier dinner option.
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Burritos, like these delicious roasted veggie and black bean burritos, make for such a great, satisfying meal.
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Make sure to use a sauce that is all-natural in this barbecue chicken with fresh mango salsa.
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A hearty soup like this curried carrot, apple and peanut soup is perfect for dinner, and you'll probably have leftovers for lunch the next day.
We're loving the Asian flavors in these daikon noodles and broccolini with Asian pork meatballs.
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