Eating healthy can sometimes present a challenge. You don’t want to eat too much, but you certainly don’t want to eat too little! Generally speaking, your three big meals should fall between 250 and 350 calories consisting of the right combination of protein, vegetables, carbohydrates and healthy fats. It should also be low in both sodium and sugar. Here is what some healthy (and delicious) 300-calorie meals look like.

13 Dinners Under 300 Calories

1. Slow Cooker Pepperoni and Chicken | 295 Calories: It’s no secret that when mommy world gets a little hectic, a slow cooker meal is the go-to dinner. This low-carb recipe is a no-hassle fix for the family and is amazing any way you serve it! Click here for the recipe!



2. Skinny 3-Cheese Penne | 284 Calories: Adding cheese to any dinner is great; adding three cheeses is amazing! This recipe will be sure to have your family digging for a second helping. Try it out and let us know what you think! Click here for the recipe!

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3. Skinny Mexican Chicken Bake | 280 Calories: Everything about this Skinny Chicken Bake screams comfort food! At under 300 calories per serving, you’re going to feel very comfortable serving this to your family. Click here for the recipe.

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4. Mushroom Lasagna Rolls | 280 Calories: This dish is perfect for the veggie-loving moms we know! The lasagna rolls make perfect, pretty, individual portions for all guests, and, those little rolls make this dish just fun enough to sneak in a little spinach for kids. Click here for the recipe.


5. Skinny Cheeseburger Casserole | 255 Calories: This version of cheeseburger casserole is so light and yummy! The dish is really fantastic for the whole family, and we love the addition of chopped pickles! Click here for the recipe!

Skinny Mom Skinny Cheeseburger Casserole recipe


6. Baked Sweet and Sour Chicken | 294 CaloriesThis recipe knocks off over 100 calories and is actually better than the restaurant version. Seriously! At less than 300 calories a serving, you can gladly dole out seconds with no worries! Click here for the recipe!

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7. Chicken Parmesan Casserole: The casserole aspect brings a fun new take to chicken Parm, while still keeping it simple and quick. The best part about this recipe (besides the fact that it’s only 268 calories per serving) is that you don’t even have to cook the pasta before throwing it in the oven! Click here to see the recipe.

Skinny Mom Chicken Parmesan Casserole

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