Low Calorie Dinners

Watching your weight? Try one of our healthy, low-calorie dinner recipes tonight. From tasty light pastas to main-dish salads and a whole lot more, we have healthy, low-calorie dinner recipes that will whet your appetite without tipping the bathroom scale.

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Light Low-Cal Summer Dinners

Isn't there supposed to be a gene that curbs your appetite in hot weather? Because I don't seem to have it. I get just as hungry in the heat as I do in winter.

Healthy Dinners: Low Fat, Big Flavor

Although healthy cooking has come a long way, there's still a nagging perception that if something is low-fat and nutritious, it's not going to taste good. Not true! Healthy cooking isn't about adding sprouts and tofu to everything under the sun--it's about making delicious, healthy dishes out of the foods and flavors you love.

Top 10 Skinny (and Satisfying) Casseroles

Casseroles need not be calorie bombs. Feel zero guilt when you serve yourself a healthy-sized scoop from these 10 less-than-300-calorie dinners or sides.

10 Skinny Spring Break Cocktails to Enjoy at Home

Skip sugary frozen drinks this spring break and sip these refreshing, low-calorie cocktails instead.

How to Make Spicy Orange Chicken

Make this low fat, low calorie spicy orange chicken over a bed of spinach for a meal that looks as good as it tastes.

Rustic Apple and Sweet Potato Tart: Healthy and Delicious!

In the mood to bake but want to stick to your healthful eating plan? Try this low-fat and low-calorie rustic apple and sweet potato tart!

Low-Cal Brain Freeze with New Slurpee Lite

Worried about summer's high-calorie icebox treats going straight to your thighs? Chill out. Slurpee Lite ensures your brain freeze will be low-cal.

Multigrain Rolls

Better Homes and Gardens

A mix of all-purpose, whole-wheat and rye flours, plus oats, wheat germ and cormeal, adds hearty texture and heart-healthy fiber to these dinner rolls. Serve with soup, salad, pasta or anything that needs sopped up.

Turkey with Tomatillo Guacamole

Better Homes and Gardens

Lean turkey meat gets a flavor boost from spices and a simple avocado topper in this dinner recipe.

Total: 2 hrs

Beef and Bean Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

With rich ground beef, peppery cilantro, and spicy jalapenos, this incredible chili has all the basics covered. But what is that flavor singing in the background? Your guests will be surprised -- and delighted -- to learn that the secret ingredient is chocolate. When buying jalapeno chiles for this dish, choose those with vibrant, blemish-free skins. And remember: the smaller the pepper, the hotter the pepper.

Loaded Grilled Cheddars

Better Homes and Gardens

You won't want to make grilled cheese the traditional way after you try our spiffed-up version that includes sauteed mushrooms, crispy turkey bacon and fresh tomatoes.

Total: 30 mins

Chicken with Pan Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

This main-dish recipe boasts four easy and delicious variations. What kind of mood are you in tonight?

Total: 35 mins

Oven-Fried Chili Chicken

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