Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race, but slow and steady also makes it happen when it comes to low-calorie meals. Dust off the ole slow cooker and whip up these meals — full of flavor, fiber, and protein, and all under 400 calories.
Spicy Chicken Chili
Photo: Lizzie Fuhr
Chili is one of the most common slow cooker recipes, and this one made with ground chicken and kidney beans is sure to satisfy without breaking the calorie bank — it's only 324 calories per serving. This dish is made using a Dutch oven on the stove, but you can easily adapt this recipe to be made in a slow cooker; just keep it on low.
Slow Cooker Spinach and Mushroom Lasagna
After a long day at work, come home to this warm and cheesy comfort food. Since it's made with spinach, portobello mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes, it's surprisingly low in cals. One serving is about 355 calories.
Keep reading for two more low-calorie options after the break.