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Every 500-calorie dinner you could possibly need

Mindful eating is the key to success, and these everyday 500-calorie or less recipes make it effortless.

Every 500-calorie dinner you could possibly need

Stop thinking about what to make for dinner, we thought for you, and these choices will not only keep you in line with your weight goals but will make your tastebuds happy as well!

1. Mom’s Spanish Rice Recipe

This savory skillet meal is ready in under 30 minutes and is healthy too! It’s the perfect way to use up leftover rice for a quick weeknight meal.

2. Spinach Artichoke Pizza

This Spinach Artichoke Pizza from Cooking Classy is cheesy and savory. Perfect for when you have a pizza craving but want something on the healthy side!

3. Spaghetti Squash Meatball Casserole

All the taste of spaghetti and meatballs but with a fraction of the calories. This casserole uses spaghetti squash in place of pasta for a healthier take on this beloved classic!

4. Chickpea Curry With Potato

You won’t miss the meat with this delectable chickpea curry dish! Filling and savory, dinner time has never tasted so good!

5. Shrimp Scampi Pasta

Easy and ready in 30 minutes, shrimp scampi pasta will satisfy your seafood craving. Lemon garlic herb sauce and asparagus compliment the shrimp and pasta for a restaurant-quality meal right at your dinner table!

7. Moroccan Meatball Couscous Soup

Comforting and filling, this Moroccan Couscous Soup is packed with flavor. It’s the perfect meal for when you want something cozy and nourishing.

8. Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Healthy and easy to make, these stuffed poblano peppers are a hot take on an old classic. Try these the next time you’re looking for a meal with heat!

9. Easy One-Pot Quinoa Stuffed Pepper Casserole

Quinoa shines in this one-pot casserole from Joyful Healthy Eats. With this meal, you have all the flavors of stuffed peppers in one convenient and healthy dish!

10. Mediterranean Pasta

This healthy pasta dish takes your tastebuds to the Mediterranean for dinner! With only 375 calories per serving, it is a great choice for a light and healthy meal.

11. Teriyaki Rice Bowl Recipe

Filling and flavorful, nothing beats a good Teriyaki Rice Bowl Recipe. Chicken and steamed veggies top fluffy rice for a delicious weeknight meal!

12. Butternut Squash, Chickpea & Lentil Moroccan Stew

Aromatic spices and delicious legumes come together in this decadent Moroccan stew. When you’re craving a warm comforting bowl meal, this is the recipe for you!

13. Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Behold, the power of pesto! This amazing grilled vegetable pizza does not disappoint!

14. Russian Salmon Potato Salad With Soft-Boiled Eggs

This hearty, unique salad combines potatoes, salmon, eggs, and pickles for a delicious meal. The combination of diverse flavors will make your tastebuds sing!

15. Thai Ginger & Garlic Noodle Bowls

When you are craving classic Thai food, these noodle bowls come to the dinnertime rescue. Ginger, garlic, rice noodles, and vegetables comfort and soothe for a savory, but light, meal.

Mindful eating doesn’t have to be difficult when you have the right recipes in your menu planning arsenal. We hope you find these meals to be delicious and satisfying while on your health journey!