10 Easy Low-Cal Recipes, plus 1 guilt-free drink and a milkshake!

Bringing you 10 easy low-calorie recipes, plus one guilt-free drink and a milkshake! It’s a new year and it’s an exciting time of possibilities. Start fresh with a great eating plan and cheers to cooking more homemade meals and choosing healthier ingredients! Don’t let past frustrations or the BIGness of the year ahead overwhelm you. Check out the great recipes below, which are all doable and delicious!

Strawberry Lime Boozy Cooler

Strawberry and lime is such a fresh, light summery flavor combination. But this drink can be enjoyed all year long AND you don’t have to drink all your calories here. I enjoy a drink that’s light and not spoiling my day by going over calories when I just want to relax. Who Needs A Cape gives you the details!

Ground Turkey and Cabbage Stir-Fry

I’m loving cabbage lately as a great way to incorporate healthy foods into a one pan meal. It’s healthy, filling and takes on the flavor of the other ingredients that my family will love. So add whatever veggies you will enjoy, because you have a complete meal here. Recipezazz walks you through the recipe starting with aromatic toasted sesame oil.

BBQ Chicken Tostadas

Eating meals that don’t feel like they are healthy are a good choice! Corn tortillas instead of flour help lower your caloric intake. Adding BBQ sauce is such a great way to spice up a rotisserie chicken and the time it takes to put this together is minimal. Cupcakes and Kale Chips knocks this delicious recipe out of the park!

Blackened Chicken and Avocado Salad

Even though the word “salad” is in the title, don’t let this one scroll by. Chicken prepared with blackened seasoning brings it up a notch, making it so flavorful, packing a punch in taste. North South Blonde puts together a tasty meal with lots of crunchy and creamy ingredients so you’ll have a hearty, filling salad.


Egg Roll Wrapper Calzones

Make The Best of Everything will show you how to make a tasty calzone with all kinds of flavors packed inside but with a twist on the exterior! What a great idea to lower our caloric intake by switching out the bread. You don’t always want the bread, but the flavors of sauce/meat/veggies would still be yummy for a lunch or dinner. Enjoy this awesome switch up!

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Milkshake

We all know milkshakes are yummy but they aren’t good for us. But Veg Annie will teach you how to still get all the deliciousness of a creamy, cool milkshake but also make it a healthy drink! Sound too good to be true? Here’s the recipe, try it for yourself!

One-Pan Skinny Chicken Alfredo

Who doesn’t love alfredo and the creamy sauce with the buttery flavor and cheesy flavor of parmesan? But it’s usually loaded with calories to compliment that flavor. Tastes Better From Scratch makes it possible to cook up this easy entire meal in one-pan AND have a flavorful favorite meal without overloading on calories. It’s a win!

Chicken Guacamole Burgers

I’m always up for a burger! But I love to switch up the ingredients on it. I also love avocados! I haven’t switched up beef for chicken before but I’m sure willing. This burger from Skinny Fitalicious is worth putting on the grill and won’t disappoint!

Healthier Chocolate Chip Dip Peanut Butter Dip

I love to snack so if I’m working hard to be healthy but cut out all my favorite snacks, I set myself up for defeat. So I love finding recipes like this from It’s Yummi that help me stay on track but cut out all the calories I don’t want but still have loads of flavor in each (portioned) bite!

Low Calorie Chicken Salad Sandwiches

Even though chicken salad sounds deceptively healthy, it’s creamy and yummy with all the sauce its made up with. But it turns out, you can enjoy it in this healthy version! Chelsea’s Messy Apron will show you how and it doesn’t involve Greek yogurt!

Garden Vegetable Quinoa Soup

A bountiful soup, chock full of flavor and good ingredients that fill you up, warm you up and makes a big batch is perfect for eating healthy and your whole family. Budget Bytes will give you this recipe to make a high fiber, low calorie meal. Check it out, looks delicious!

60 calorie, 3 ingredient Brownie Bites

Chocolate and healthy? You read that right! It’s time to follow the directions from Yes, Please and make a batch of these little brownie bites for now and a batch to freeze for later!