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30 Noms Under 300 Cals

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Did you spend the holidays drowning in eggnog and snacking (i.e. gorging) on cookies like there was a global cookie shortage?


On New Year’s Day, did you suddenly snap out of your food coma only to realize that maaaaybe you shouldn’t have eaten so many cocktail weenies?

While one could argue that you were simply honing your survival skills by packing on insulation for the long, cold, winter months, sadly we are not bears, and therefore cannot get away with that excuse.

Never fear, here are 30 recipes all under 300 calories that will help you stick to your New Year’s resolution to eat right without sacrificing important things like, you know, taste.

1. Candian Bacon and Potato Frittata


30 under 300 candian bacon and potato frittata

This easy frittata recipe proves that cutting out calories doesn’t mean you have to cut out the good stuff like meat, potatoes, and cheese.

2. Blueberry Grape Smoothie Poppers


30 uder 300 blueberry grape smoothie poppers

Fruit smoothie poppers are not only a fun way to pack in superfoods like blueberries, but are so easy to make you’ll wonder why you don’t eat all of your food in popper form.

3. Baked Apple Oatmeal


30 under 300 baked apple oatmeal

Imagine the comfy feeling of wrapping yourself in a big warm blanket on a cold winter morning. Now replace that blanket with a bowl of baked oatmeal, chock full of brown sugar, cinnamon, and apples. Yum!

4. Iced Vanilla Soy Latte


30 under 300 iced vanilla soy latte

Worried your diet won’t allow for those delicious coffee drinks? You know the ones with whip cream and scary amounts of sugar? Try these iced vanilla soy lattes and you won’t even miss your morning grande mocha fix.

5. Blueberry-Pomegranate Smoothie


30 under 300 blueberry pomegranate smoothies

The success rate of keeping a resolution is directly related to how easy a task is. And smoothies could not be any easier. Some berries,  soy milk, a blender, and voila! Easy and delicious.

6. "Healthified" Warm Blueberry Scones


30 under 300 blueberry scones

Enjoy these scones with your morning coffee or an afternoon tea.

7. Mixed Berries with Vanilla Sauce


30 under 300 mixed berries with vanilla sauce

Are your berries feeling a bit naked? Dress them up with a little vanilla anglaise (that’s a fancy way of saying REALLY GOOD vanilla sauce).

8. Apple Spice Muffins


30 under 300 apple spice muffins

Avoid the dreaded muffin top by eating these tasty muffins!

9. Fruit Kabobs with Tropical Fruit Coulis


30 under 300 fruit kabobs with tropical fruit coulis

Food is so much better when cut into cute shapes and served on a stick.

10. "Healthified" Cheddar and Bacon Quiche


30 under 300 cheddar and bacon quiche

Adding cheese and bacon to anything will make it taste great.

11. "Healthified" Lasagna


30 under 300 healthified lasagna

Don’t be afraid to eat pasta. If Sophia Loren can do it and look that good, so can you.

12. Grilled Greek Chicken Sandwiches


30 under 300 grilled greek chicken

Is that grilled Greek chicken in your pita pocket or are you just happy to see me?

13. "Healthified" Thai Chicken Soup


30 under 300 thai chicken soup

Thai coconut soups are delicious flavor bombs, but can also be high in calories and saturated fat. This version is like a party in your mouth sans guilt.

14. Italian Chopped Salad


30 under 300 italian chopped salad

Say “Arrivederci” to calories with this Italian chopped salad.

15. Vegetarian Chili with Spicy Tortilla Strips


30 under 300 vegetarian chili with spicy tortilla chips


Beans are the magical fruit, and this vegetarian friendly chili features three kinds!

16. "Healthified Cheesy Pizza Pasta


30 under 300 cheesy pizza pasta

Satisfy your pizza cravings with just a slice of the calories.

17. "Healthified" Chicken Tortilla Casserole


30 under 300 chicken tortilla casserole

This Mexican inspired casserole with corn tortillas tastes a-maize-ing.

18. Chicken Marsala


30 under 300 chicken marsala

In less than 30 minutes you too can have this classic Sicilian dish.

19. Toasted Almond Chicken Salad


30 under 300 toasted almond chicken salad

Skip the mayo and enjoy this refreshing salad.

20. Grilled Lemon Halibut Steaks


30 under 300 grilled lemon garlic halibut

Get up off of your butt and make yourself some halibut!

21. Skinny Clementine Martini


30 under 300 skinny clementine martini

A healthy diet should definitely include drinks. Serve these tasty martinis at your next happy hour gathering.

22. "Healthified" Greek Layered Dip


30 under 300 greek layered dip

Tired of the same old chips and dip? This Greek layered dip will have you saying Opa!

23. Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail


30 under 300 bloody mary shrimp cocktail

Take the plain shrimp cocktail and make it zazzy!

24. "Healthified" Cheese and Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms


30 under 300 cheese and bacon stuffed mushrooms

Once again, adding cheese and bacon to anything is AWESOME.

25. Slow Cooker Cioppino


30 under 300 cioppino

Fish heads, fish heads, rolly, polly fish heads…ok, this stew doesn’t actually have any fish heads, but it does have lots of other tasty seafood that will make this rustic and hearty dish a fave.

26. "Healthified" Tiramisu Parfaits


30 under 300 healthified tiramisu

Just because you’re eating well doesn’t mean you should skip dessert.

27. "Healthified" Blueberry Lemon Tart


30 under 300 blueberry lemon tart

Is there anything lovelier than a tart?

28. Roasted Garlic Bean Dip


30 under 300 roasted garlic bean dip

This dip uses an entire bulb of roasted garlic. It not only tastes good, but also helps ward off any pesky vampires!

29. Strawberry Rhubarb Angel Cake


30 under 300 strawberry rhubarb angel cake

Yes, you can have your cake and eat it too!

30. Chocolate Espresso Mousse


30 under 300 chocolate espresso mousse

Low calorie, chocolate mousse in 15 minutes? Heck yes!

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