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For a healthy, protein-rich meal that doesn't rely on dairy for flavor, try this delicious, Mexican-style chicken recipe full of fresh ingredients. The best part is it comes together in your crockpot, so you only need to dedicate 15 minutes to prep.  Calories: 381 Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Red Pepper and Lentil Bake

Crock-Pot Success: Protein-Rich Mexican Chicken: For a healthy, protein-rich meal that doesn't rely on dairy for flavor, try this delicious Mexican-style chicken recipe full of fresh ingredients.

Thursday: Fresh burrito bowl with grilled chicken (350 calories) and half a cup of fresh blueberries (42 calories): 392 calories  Friday: Spicy chicken chili (324 calories) with two cups of sliced cucumber (32 calories) and two tablespoons of yogurt dill dip (20 calories): 376 calories  Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Week 4: Vegetarian

Burrito Bowl- Move over, Chipotle. This healthy burrito bowl recipe is half the calories and easy to make (the secret is precooked chicken breast). In under 10 minutes, you'll have a fresh lunch that hits all your Mexican takeout cravings.

Pop in a batch of these protein-heavy eggs in ham shells when you wake up, and enjoy a hot, hearty, and quick breakfast before you leave for work. They're tasty during the workweek but special enough to serve at a healthy weekend brunch where you're in need of a Paleo offering.   Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Breakfast: Coconut Chia Pudding

Pop in a batch of these protein-heavy eggs in ham shells when you wake up, and enjoy a hot, hearty, and quick breakfast before you leave for work. Total Calories (for two ham cups): 218 Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

It's high in fiber, iron, and vitamin C, so you can see all the healthy reasons why actress Jennifer Aniston loves this simple quinoa salad. Think of it as a bulked-up tabbouleh, since detoxifying parsley lays the base of the greens, while a scoop of quinoa and diced avocado provide over 60 percent of your daily recommended fiber. Squeeze fresh lemon juice on top for a brighter flavor and even more detoxifying power.  Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Thai Citrus Chicken Salad

It's high in fiber, iron, and vitamin C, so you can see all the healthy reasons why actress Jennifer Aniston loves this simple quinoa salad.

This fresh and spicy tortilla-less soup is full of fresh produce and weighs in at less than 200 calories per satisfying serving. It's high in vitamin C and protein, and anyone who loves Mexican-inspired flavors will find a new favorite healthy dinner in this oh-so-easy low-carb recipe. Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Tortilla-Less Soup

Low-Carb, Low-Calorie, and High-Protein: Tortilla-Less Soup ~ This fresh and spicy tortilla-less soup is full of fresh produce and weighs in at less than 200 calories per satisfying serving.

If you're looking to lighten things up the next time you dig into a comforting bowl of mac and cheese, opt for this twist on tradition that amps up the nutritional value as it cuts back on calories and carbs. Versatile and nutrient-rich spaghetti squash lays the base to this recipe, while broccoli adds more vitamin A. Calories: 296 Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Vegan Bean Salad

Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese. We don't eat pasta so this was a yummy way to get that Mac n cheese fix.

Craving a Thin Mint? Blend up this chocolate mint smoothie, from dancer and actress Julianne Hough, instead. Using Greek yogurt makes this creamy drink a milkshake-like treat. Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Low-Calorie Chocolate Almond Smoothie

No Bread Needed: Low-Carb Snack Ideas: Whether you're looking to balance out meals or shed a few pounds, try snacking on some of these low-carb, high-protein snacks throughout the day.

Kick Carbs to the Curb With These Snacks

For a seasonal, high-fiber, and low-calorie salty snack, whip up a batch of crispy brussels sprout chips. In less than 10 minutes, you'll be snacking on a vitamin-rich recipe you'll want to grab by the handful.

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Anything from pumpkin muffins, pumpkin curry to pumpkin pie — if it has pumpkin in it, you can be sure the dish will be good.

37 Pumpkin Recipes You'll Want to Pin Like Crazy

Traditional chicken salad clocks in at 500 calories, but this healthy chicken salad is 139 calories a serving. The secret? A simple swap of Greek yogurt for mayo. Serve with one or two slices of bread (like wheat bread, 220 calories for two slices). Calories (with two slices of wheat bread): 359 Photo: Lizzie Fuhr

Maple-Cumin Tofu With Farro

Mayo-laden chicken salad can clock in at more than 500 calories per serving. Sub in nonfat Greek yogurt to keep the same texture and tang you love, but cut the calories and fat of the traditional in half. Serve your salad over a bed of lettuce

No need for takeout; this low-calorie, noodle-free Paleo pad thai is waistline-friendly and just as tasty. It uses spaghetti squash instead of noodles to save on calories. This lower-carb riff on the classic rice noodle dish has over 300 percent of your recommended vitamin C and vitamin A for the day, more than 50 percent of your calcium, and over 30 percent of your iron.  Calories: 367 Source: Lizzie Fuhr

Quinoa Wrap

Paleo Spaghetti Squash Pad Thai by fitsugar: his lower-carb riff on the classic rice noodle dish has over 300 percent of your recommended vitamin C and vitamin A for the day, more than 50 percent of your calcium, and over 30 percent of your iron.

Meatballs: For an easy snack, make this Paleo meatball recipe ahead of time, and pop them in your fridge or freezer for easy prep when cravings strike.  Carbs per serving: 3 grams

Meatballs

Paleo Meatball Recipe: A creative blend of traditional Czech spices and fresh herbs give these nutritious, protein-packed pork meatballs their delicious flavor, while just one egg and a little mustard acts as the binder that holds these balls together.

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