Top Diet-Friendly Low-Calorie Food

Green Salad

Green salads are versatile and portable. Start the week by making a couple salads with dressing.


Gazpacho, a tomato-based chilled soup, is a specialty. Gazpacho is best cooked in summer when tomatoes are cheap and tasty.

Vinegar Coleslaw

This cabbage-based salad is low in calories, so large eaters may eat as much as they want.


Popcorn, a low-calorie snack, is inexpensive. Air pop 1/4 cup kernels and season with preferred seasonings for crispy carbs.

Tzatziki and Crudite

This is a fantastic party appetizer. Prepare a nutritious, guilt-free plate.

Veggie Kebabs

Barbecues aren't off limits when dieting. To avoid additional hot dogs and burgers, keep vegetarian kebabs handy.

Veggie Taco Salad

Mexican cuisine and fresh ingredients are weight-loss friendly. Taco-seasoned lentils or peas over crispy lettuce with pico de gallo.

Baked Sweet Potato

Sometimes the need for fries is insurmountable. Low-calorie sweet potatoes satisfy cravings.

Mushroom Burger

In this burger-obsessed society, giving up meat even temporarily seems difficult. Try portobello mushrooms.

Roasted Veggie Medley

Roasted veggies provide depth to meat recipes. Replace meat with additional vegetables.

Fresh Berries

Fresh berries are already wonderful. Drizzle with high-quality balsamic vinegar and fresh herbs to enhance taste.

Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti Squash Replace pasta with spaghetti squash for vitamins and fiber. It's easy to microwave or bake.

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