6 Meals Under 500 Calories

Counting calories can be difficult. A good guideline is to keep your main meals under 500 calories, so that you have about 300 calories left for snacks. This makes it a little easier to ensure you eat the right number of calories a day. Here are 6 great meals under 500 calories:

Breakfast:

1. Citrus Berry Smoothie:
Meals under 500 calories

This easy smoothie is a great way to get your fruits in for the day. Smoothies make for a great breakfast because they are so versatile. This recipe is about 499 calories.

2. Oatmeal with apples, hazelnuts and flaxseed:

Oatmeal with apples

If you crave something warm in the mornings, oatmeal is a great option for a quick breakfast. This yummy recipe is 258 calories.

Lunch:

3. Panko Breaded Avocado Tacos:

Panko Breaded Avocado Tacos

This light lunch is great for summer. It also is a good option for vegetarians/ vegans. It is about 400 calories.

4. Grilled Chicken with Roasted Kale:

Grilled Chicken and Kale

This recipe is filled with lots of healthy ingredients like kale and garlic. It is 434 calories.

Dinner:

5. Green Pepper, Onion, and Garlic Burgers:

Green Pepper, Onion, and Garlic Burgers:

A healthy option for cookouts are these tasty burgers! For a low-card option substitute the Kaiser rolls for lettuce. One burger is 455 calories.

6. Chicken Capri:

Chicken Capri

Get your filling Italian meal without all the calories. This cheesy dish is just under 500 calories.

Conclusion: 

With each meal being about 500 calories, that leaves about 300 calories for snacks if you want to eat 1,800 calories a day. Let us know if you have any other favorite recipes in the comments below!

 

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