30 Delicious Recipes Under 300 Calories For Weight Loss


Finding good food that taste great and fits into your weight loss goals is quite the struggle for a number of people today.

It would seem that when you find something that tastes really good, it’s not always as healthy or weight loss-friendly as you’d expect, and vice versa.

Well, what if I told you, that you could have the best of both worlds. Easy, and healthy meals that not only taste amazing, but will help you burn fat easily.

Here, I’ve gathered 30 easy and delicious recipes, all under 300 calories.

Whether you’re taking a healthier approach to eating, or are trying to shave off some calories from your everyday meals, these healthy and delicious recipes have got your back.

Ranging from breakfast, to lunch to dinners, there’s something for every time of the day.

P.S… if you’re looking for easy-to-follow meal plans to help you lose weight, check out our 7-day 1200 calorie meal plan, and also our 7-day intermittent fasting meal plan.

Healthy Breakfast Recipes Under 300 Calories

Start your day right with these yummy breakfasts to satisfy your cravings, and keep you focused and ready for the day’s tasks.

1) Healthy Freezer Bacon & Egg Breakfast Burrito

Healthy Freezer Bacon & Egg Breakfast Burrito
Via: Joyful Healthy Eats

Satisfy your cravings with this super easy and delicious breakfast burrito. With its tasty bacon, veggie-rich egg scramble and cheesy goodness, it is both nutritious and delicious.

You could easily make this ahead of time, and simply grab and enjoy in the morning. And it delivers only 256 calories.

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2) Ham, Egg And Cheese Breakfast Quesadillas

Ham, Egg And Cheese Breakfast Quesadillas
Via: Damn Delicious

Speaking of tasty Mexican meals, these breakfast Quesadillas are a must-try. With its delicious ham, broccoli, egg and cheese filling, these tortillas are a “the bomb”.

Plus, served alongside tasty fruits, you have a nutrient packed, and flavor-rich meal to start your day with. Each serving (including the fruit) comes out at just 291 calories.

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3) Blueberry & Chia Seed Overnight Oats

Blueberry & Chia Seed Overnight Oats
Via: Pointed Kitchen

Oatmeal is naturally low in calories, and high in fiber, which makes it good for satiety and weight loss. Combined with tasty berries, chia seeds, and topped with honey, it’s no doubt a wonderful way to start your day.

And it comes out at just 268 calories.

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4) Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwich

Low-Calorie Breakfast Sandwich
Via: Call Me PMc

Now here’s a yummy sandwich you can enjoy without guilt. This sausage, egg and cheese sandwich is surprisingly healthier than you’d expect, coming out at just 200 calories per serving.

Its high protein and low carb content will be sure to keep you satiated, and you could whip it up in less than 10 minutes.

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5) Healthy Breakfast Scramble

Healthy Breakfast Scramble
Via: That Fit Fam

At just 290 calories per serving, this egg, potato and pepper hash browns will help you start your day right. It’s super quick and easy to prepare, quite filling and delicious too.

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6) Low-Calorie Morning Buzz Shake

Low-Calorie Morning Buzz Shake
Via: Simply Low Cal

Prefer to drink your breakfast instead? Then this is the right breakfast shake for you.

With only a few super yummy ingredients like banana, peanut butter, almond milk and a bit of protein powder, it is sure to keep you full for longer, and satisfy your cravings easily. And at just 253 calories per serving.

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7) Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bowls

Greek Yogurt Breakfast Bowls
Via: Fit Foodie Finds

Packed with protein, crunchy and tasty granola goodness and fresh fruit, these Greek yoghurt breakfast bowls are a complete no brainer. And at just 267 calories per serving too.

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8) Sausage and Mushroom Frittata

Sausage and Mushroom Frittata
Via: The Recipe Critic

Looking for the best (and tastiest) ways to enjoy your veggies for breakfast? Then look no further. This breakfast frittata, made with sausage, mushrooms, spinach and tomatoes is just what you need to satisfy your cravings.

And for something this good and nutritious, it only comes at 210 calories per wholesome serving.

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9) Hard Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl

Hard Boiled Egg and Avocado Bowl
Via: Eating Bird Food

Rich in healthy fats, and high in protein, this boiled egg and avocado bowl will keep you charged up for the day’s tasks and keep you satiated as well. It delivers just 295 calories per serving.

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10) Simple Vegan Omelet

Simple Vegan Omelet
Via: Minimalist Baker

No eggs? No problem. This simple tofu omelet is the best vegan alternative to the causal egg omelet, plus it’s also high in protein, at about 22g of plant-based protein, and at just 232 calories.

Get the recipe here

Healthy Lunch Recipes Under 300 Calories

Keep yourself satisfied throughout the day with these healthy and delicious lunch recipes under 300 calories

11) Super Quick Avocado Shrimp Salad

Super Quick Avocado Shrimp Salad
Via: Pinch Of Yum

Creamy, delicious and healthy, this salad comes together in less than 15 minutes from scratch, and packs just 223 calories per serving. It combines tasty shrimp, creamy avocado as well as a couple of other wonderful veggies to keep you satisfied.

Get the recipe here

12) Whole30 Egg Roll Bowls

Whole30 Egg Roll Bowls
Via: Tasty Thin

Forget takeout. These whole30 egg roll bowls are just as yummy, and contain only a fraction of the calories. Whip this up in just 15 minutes from scratch. Each bowl is under 150 calories.

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13) Italian Sweet Potato Spaghetti Bowls

Italian Sweet Potato Spaghetti Bowls
Via: Cotter Crunch

Looking for healthier alternatives to pasta to satisfy your cravings? These sweet potato spaghetti bowls are the thing. Spiralized sweet potato, combined with tasty veggies and a rich tomato sauce is as good as it gets.

You’d be surprised to see this only contains 200 calories per bowl. Top with some good old cheese and enjoy.

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14) Quinoa Black Bean Salad

Quinoa Black Bean Salad
Via: Sweet Peas And Saffron

This is the perfect make-ahead lunch idea to enjoy, even on those busy weekdays. Perfectly cooked quinoa is combined with black beans, corn and colorful veggies, and graced with a nice citrus lime dressing that’ll leave you licking your plate.

Calories per serving: 291

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15) Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps

Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps
Via: Emily Bites

You’d have never guessed that this was healthy. It comes out at just 197 calories per wrap as well.

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16) Mini Cauliflower Pizzas

Mini Cauliflower Pizzas
Via: Damn Delicious

Granted, we all love pizza, but we also know pizza can be a bit carb and calorie heavy, which doesn’t really help well when it comes to weight loss. But there’s an easy solution here.

Thanks to the cauliflower crust used here, these mini pizzas are way healthier than your regular flour based pizzas, but still every bit as delicious. Each serving contains only 98 calories.

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17) Taco Stuffed Peppers

Taco Stuffed Peppers
Via: Brooke Farmer

Indulge without guilt. These healthier taco stuffed peppers, deliver only 195 calories per serving.

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18) Easy healthy salad sandwich

Easy healthy salad sandwich
Via: Simpy Delicious Food

You just can’t go wrong with a tasty and healthy sandwich like this one. It comes together in a jiffy and packs just 224 calories per serving.

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19) Rainbow Peanut Noodles Vegan Pasta Bake

Rainbow Peanut Noodles Vegan Pasta Bake
Via: Food Faith Fitness

Calories per serving: 160

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20) Healthy Chicken Fried Rice

Healthy Chicken Fried Rice
Via: Brooke Farmer

Just like takeout, but cheaper, healthier, and without the guilt. This healthy chicken fried rice is the perfect weeknight dinner, and comes out at just 290 calories per serving.

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Healthy Dinner Recipes Under 300 Calories

21) Cheesy Loaded Cauliflower Casserole

Cheesy Loaded Cauliflower Casserole
Via: Wholesome Yum

This is one comfort food you can enjoy without guilt. Loaded with lots of creamy and cheesy goodness, and topped with delicious bacon, these taste anything but healthy.

Each serving contains only 231 calories.

Get the recipe here

22) Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry)

Japchae (Korean Glass Noodle Stir Fry)
Via: My Korean Kitchen

With a mix of tasty veggies, beef and noodles, this Korean delight is sure to leave you wanting more. And it delivers just 300 calories per serving.

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23) Garlicky Lemon Baked Tilapia

Garlicky Lemon Baked Tilapia
Via: Delish

Calories per serving: 220

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24) Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two

Kung Pao Chicken Zoodles For Two
Via: Skinny Taste

This Chinese takeout copycat swaps out the regular noodles for zoodles (zucchini noodles). The result is a healthy, delicious and satisfying dinner, at just 277 calories per serving.

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25) Healthy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli

Healthy Chicken Alfredo with Broccoli
Via: Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Calories per serving: 300

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26) Vegan Sloppy Joes With Cauliflower

Vegan Sloppy Joes With Cauliflower
Via: Food Faith Fitness

These cauliflower sloppy joes make the perfect vegan comfort food. It replaces the ground beef with perfectly seasoned cauliflower, without any loss in taste or flavor. At it comes out at just 289 calories.

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27) Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry
Via: Skinny Ms

Calories per serving: 256

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28) Chicken Fajitas Recipe and Marinade

Chicken Fajitas Recipe and Marinade
Via: Healthy Fitness Meals

Calories per serving: 295

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29) Healthy Korean Ground Beef with Vegetables

Healthy Korean Ground Beef with Vegetables
Via: Slender Kitchen

Packed with all the delicious flavor and taste from your favorite Korean-inspired takeout, this healthier Korean ground beef, combined with a mix of colorful veggies comes out at just 296 calories.

Get the recipe here

30) Thai Prawns with Cauliflower Rice

Thai Prawns with Cauliflower Rice
Via: Sanctuary Kitchen

Calories per serving: 246

Get the recipe here


Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, lose weight or just simply reduce your overall daily calorie intake, these delicious and healthy recipes under 300 calories are sure to help you out.


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