These healthy 500 calorie meals are so easy to make! Create a low calorie meal plan with breakfast, lunch and dinner recipes.
500 Calorie Meals
Looking to cut down on your daily calorie intake? If you’re trying to lose weight or you’re on a reduced-calorie diet, it can be hard to find options that are tasty, healthy and filling. These 500 calorie meals will fill you up without going overboard on the calories! From filling breakfasts to light lunches and healthy meals, I rounded up some of the best 500 calorie breakfast, dinner and lunch ideas.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes! 500 calories is a good amount for one meal, as long as the meal is made up of healthy ingredients and contains some protein.
All of these meals under 500 calories are healthy and filling. They're pretty much all packed with protein and healthy ingredients, so even though you're not consuming a ton of calories, you'll still feel full for longer.
The average daily calorie intake depends on a variety of factors including your age, gender, weight and physical activity level. It's normally recommended that women consume about 2,000 calories a day and that men consume about 2,500 calories a day.
500 Calorie Breakfasts
Starting the day off with a healthy breakfast is essential! These low calorie breakfasts will help you tackle the day. Make everything from easy overnight oats and baked eggs to pancakes and breakfast sandwiches.
500 Calorie Lunches
While I have a lot of 500 calorie lunch recipes on my site, here are my absolute favourite! They're healthier alternatives to takeout and they taste better, too.
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500 Calorie Dinners
Dinners don't have to be laden with calories to keep you feeling full and satisfied! These healthy 500 calorie dinner ideas are amazing. They're packed with flavour so your entire family will love them.