5 Low Calorie Dinner Recipes

5 Easy Low-Carb Dinner Recipes

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Believe it or not, the holiday season is here and gone. For most of us this meant an extra busy schedule filled with parties, family gatherings, and lots of indulgent treats. To prevent post-holiday weight gain and to keep your blood sugar in check, try these 5 easy low-carb dinner recipes that you can quickly get on the table in 30 minutes or less.

Roasted Shrimp with Spaghetti Squash

If you have never tried spaghetti squash before, now is the time. Not only is it a much lower calorie alternative to pasta, but it is also very low in carbohydrates and doesn’t dirty any dishes. This 5 ingredient recipe is filling, flavorful, and full of protein and fiber. Get the full recipe at Martha Stewart.

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Turkey Taco Lettuce Wraps

Forgo the packaged store bought taco seasoning laden with preservatives and unrecognizable ingredients and easily make your own seasoning at home with this delectable low-carb dinner recipe. Once you taste this flavorful taco filling, you won’t even mind swapping tortillas for lettuce. Get the full recipe at Skinnytaste.

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Low-carb Chicken Tortilla Soup

There is no better time saver than pulling out the old crockpot. If you can spare a quick 5 minutes in the morning combing 6 simple ingredients, you will be rewarded with a healthy and tasty meal after a long day at work. Perfect for a chilly winter evening! Get the full recipe at Diabetic Living.

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Honey-Soy Glazed Salmon with Bok Choy

This easy 5 ingredient low-carb dinner recipe uses all common kitchen staples and really packs in the protein and fiber. Not only is this a healthy low-carb recipe, but it is bursting with flavor and full of heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acids that can help lower your your risk for heart disease. Get the full recipe at Serious Eats.

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Lighter Orange Beef and Broccoli

This takeout fakeout recipe is a much lighter and healthier version of your standard orange beef and broccoli that is usually fried. Instead of making rice the base, fill up on the meat and veggies and sprinkle a half cup of rice on top. Get the full recipe at Iowa Girl Eats.

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