400 Calories or Less
Greek Chicken Pitas
Greek food is so flavorful and fresh tasting. And many of the dishes are surprisingly simple to make. Using store bought tzatziki here is a time saver, but if you want to make it from scratch, it’s pretty easy. It’s just a mixture of plain Greek yogurt, garlic and cucumber pieces. You can skip the
Cobb salads are a perfect lunch. They are packed with protein and give you the energy to get through the afternoon without any ‘3 o’clock sleepies’. 8 servings 200 calories per serving 12 c mixed salad greens 6 oz. thin deli sliced roasted turkey breast, cut into strips 1 chopped avocado 1 ½ c ...
Grilled Cajun Chicken Sandwiches
This is a sandwich that makes your mouth happy The combination of the Cajun flavoring on the chicken along with the roasted red pepper and pepperoncini is just perfect. This one is a sure crowd pleaser and cut into strips, would make a great appetizer. 1 serving 330 calories per serving 2 slices ...
These whip up in no time and are so versatile – you can use any flavor jello and any flavor fruit – - just make sure it’s frozen fruit. The frozen fruit is what makes the jello firm up in no time flat. I did this with raspberries and the dessert was just amazing tasting [...]
Planning Easter Dinner
Having guests over for Easter? Attending a potluck or an event where you need to bring a dish? Then take a look at some of the perfect Easter dishes from 400 Calories or Less ! I typically make holidays my ‘Cheat Day’ for the week, but I don’t go wild – I just don’t watch [...]
Skinny Surf and Turf
Surf and term usually includes a large portion of meat and a lobster tail dripping in butter. If you’re looking for a healthier alternative, try a Skinny Surf and Turf with a lean piece of filet mignon and some Lemon Shrimp. Just as good, much lower fat, and a perfect celebration meal. 2 servings
Peanut Butter Cupcakes
Decadent, Delicious, Moist, and just the right amount of peanut butter. These just could not have been any better !! 30 cupcakes 235 calories per serving 1 package super moist yellow cake mix 1 ½ c water ¼ c vegetable oil 3 eggs ¾ c creamy peanut butter 1 tub ready to spread chocolate frosting ...
Refreshingly sweet with a spicy ginger flavor – this is a great drink ! 8 servings 73 calories per serving 8 c water, divided 1/4 c minced ginger 1/4 c honey 1/4 c molasses 3/4 c lemon juice 1/4 c cider vinegar 4 c seltzer Lemon slices for garnish Mix 3 c water and ginger [...]
Spinach, Ham and Rice Casserole
A whole quarter of this casserole is yours for under 400 calories ! And it is so very flavorful. I used to do a version of this with a can of cream soup as well, but let me tell you, you don’t even miss it and without the extra calories, there’s a big old portion [...]
Chicken Wontons in Broth
I love making wontons – you fill them with just about anything and drop in broth and they make a great meal. But this one goes far beyond – the flavors of the ginger, lemon and vegetables mingle so beautifully ! You’ll want to make this one again and again. 6 servings 395 calories per [...]