Crispy Chips: Pleasing the palates of toddlers and foodies alike, kale chips are all the rage. Using few ingredients, this recipe makes a great alternative to potato chips as a party snack or midafternoon treat.
Rice and Beans Good old rice and beans; most people are familiar with this combination. One cup of cooked medium-grain brown rice contains 218 calories and half a cup of black beans offers 110 calories. Throw in some veggies, and you have a satisfying meal under 400 calories.
Creamy Low-Calorie Kale Dip: Almost everyone loves spinach dip, but the same can't be said for the appetizer's calorie count, which can clock in at 280 calories for a 1/4-cup (four-tablespoon) serving.
Southwest Quinoa Bowl This recipe combines low fat spicy turkey sausage, protein-rich black beans, tomatoes, and spinach for a fiber and protein rich satisfying bowl. Vegans or vegetarians may substitute a spicy soy sausage or seasoned extra firm tofu chunks for the turkey sa