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3 Delicious Low-Calorie, High-Protein Healthy Recipes to Try!

Below are three healthy, low-calorie, high-protein recipes with estimated calorie content and macronutrient breakdown. Happy cooking!


Zucchini Noodles with Turkey Meatballs:

Dive into a guilt-free paradise of zesty zucchini noodles and savory turkey meatballs. High protein, low-calorie bliss on every forkful!


Zucchini Noodles with Turkey Meatballs

Ingredients:

  • 2 medium zucchinis (200 g), spiralized

  • 4 turkey meatballs (about 200 g)

  • 1 cup (240 ml) marinara sauce

  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Fresh basil leaves for garnish







Calories: Approximately 360 calories Macronutrients: Protein: 28g, Carbs: 20g, Fat: 18g


Instructions:

  1. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat.

  2. Add the turkey meatballs and cook until browned and cooked through.

  3. Remove the meatballs from the skillet and set aside.

  4. Add the spiralized zucchini and sauté in the same skillet for 2-3 minutes until slightly softened.

  5. Pour the marinara sauce into the skillet and stir to combine.

  6. Return the turkey meatballs to the skillet and simmer for 5 more minutes.

  7. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Serve the zucchini noodles topped with the turkey meatballs and marinara sauce.

  9. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.

  10. Enjoy!

 

Skewer Sensation with Grilled Chicken and Vegetables:

Unleash your taste buds with these sizzling grilled chicken and veggie skewers. Tender, juicy, and bursting with flavors, a healthy, protein-packed delight!


Grilled Chicken and Vegetable Skewers

Ingredients:

  • 4 oz (113 g) chicken breast, cut into cubes

  • 1/2 medium bell pepper (60 g), cut into chunks

  • 1/2 medium zucchini (100 g), sliced

  • 1/4 medium red onion (30 g), cut into chunks

  • 1 tablespoon (15 ml) olive oil

  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning

  • Salt and pepper to taste


Calories: Approximately 250 calories Macronutrients: Protein: 27g, Carbs: 8g, Fat: 12g


Instructions:

  1. Preheat the grill or grill pan over medium heat.

  2. Thread the chicken, bell pepper, zucchini, and red onion onto skewers.

  3. Drizzle the skewers with olive oil and sprinkle with dried Italian seasoning, salt, and pepper.

  4. Place the skewers on the grill and cook for about 10-12 minutes, turning occasionally, until the chicken is fully cooked and the vegetables are tender.

  5. Remove it from the grill and let them rest for a few minutes.

  6. Serve the grilled chicken and vegetable skewers.

  7. Enjoy!

 

Berrylicious Greek Yogurt Protein Parfait:

Indulge guilt-free in layers of Greek yogurt, mixed berries, and crunchy almonds - a high-protein, low-calorie, healthy delight.


Greek Yogurt Parfait

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (120 g) plain Greek yogurt

  • 1/4 cup (30 g) fresh berries (such as strawberries, blueberries, or raspberries)

  • 1 tablespoon (10 g) chopped nuts (i.e., almonds or walnuts)

  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)

  • Sprinkle of cinnamon (optional)








Calories: Approximately 180 calories Macronutrients: Protein: 15g, Carbs: 12g, Fat: 8g


Instructions:

  1. Layer the Greek yogurt, fresh berries, and chopped nuts in a glass or bowl.

  2. Drizzle with honey, if desired, and sprinkle with cinnamon.

  3. Serve the Greek yogurt parfait immediately or refrigerate until ready to eat.

  4. Enjoy!


We hope you enjoy these protein-packed, low-calorie, healthy recipes!


Please note that the calorie and macronutrient content may vary depending on specific brands or ingredient variations. It's always a good idea to double-check the nutrition information of individual ingredients to ensure accuracy.


 

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