Eat Away! Dishes that won’t break your waistline.

This is not about dieting, but about finding foods that you can eat in peace. Here are some dishes that I have personally enjoyed freely. They are:

  • Filling
  • Protein or fiber-packed
  • Tasty

You won’t like some, but here are the benefits



Shrimp cocktail a-la gazpacho -Per 5 shrimps & 1 1/2 tbsp sauce – Calories: 80kcal | Fat: 1.00g | Carbs: 6.00g | Protein: 14.00g


Butternut squash lasagna: Per 1/2 tray – Calories: 450kcal | Fat: 13.00g | Carbs: 63.00g | Protein: 18.00g


Traditional BBQ Wings, not fried- Per 2 wings – Calories: 120kcal | Fat: 5.00g | Carbs: 11.00g | Protein: 8.00g. (go for rubs, not sauces, for less cals)


Black beans (sour cream optional)-Per 1 cup – Calories: 218kcal | Fat: 0.70g | Carbs: 39.74g | Protein: 14.47g/ Sour cream: Per 1 tbsp – Calories: 31kcal | Fat: 3.02g | Carbs: 0.61g | Protein: 0.46g


Summer squash casserole with tomato and cheese: Per 1 cup – Calories: 150kcal | Fat: 10.74g | Carbs: 9.44g | Protein: 5.82g


Mexican! Chicken breast, guacamole salad and rice- Guac with tomatoes: Per 1 cup – Calories: 270kcal | Fat: 23.16g | Carbs: 17.80g | Protein: 3.77g. Pan grilled chicken-Per 1/2 breast, bone and skin removed – Calories: 130kcal | Fat: 1.46g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 27.25g. Mexican rice:Per 1 cup – Calories: 199kcal | Fat: 8.38g | Carbs: 28.57g | Protein: 3.35g


Grilled shrimp skewers: Per 2 skewers – Calories: 360kcal | Fat: 7.00g | Carbs: 47.00g | Protein: 27.00g


Tostones! Forget chips and fries. Plantain (green, ripe banana- not sweet) slices, air fried to perfection, and seasoned with sea salt, are what is UP!  Per 2 pieces – Calories: 170kcal | Fat: 2.50g | Carbs: 35.00g | Protein: 1.00g



Prosciutto and Colosal Olives Per 1 jumbo olive – Calories: 7kcal | Fat: 0.57g | Carbs: 0.47g | Protein: 0.08g. Prosciutto-Per 1 serving – Calories: 60kcal | Fat: 3.50g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 8.00g


Tom Kha Coconut Soup (Thai) Per 1 cup – Calories: 130kcal | Fat: 7.00g | Carbs: 12.00g | Protein: 5.00g


Poke Bowl (Raw salmon, vegetables, avocado)- Per 1 serving – Calories: 310kcal | Fat: 21.00g | Carbs: 15.00g | Protein: 16.00g


Want to see more food??? Check out part 2 coming up!

Published by herappleness

A born-again blonde, M.P. is a freelance writer working for 🔥AF companies such as Enotes, JustAnswer, Textbroker, BlogMutt, and Studypool (akaLikePlum). She is an ageless Anglophile 🇬🇧 obsessed w/ literature, tech, hot sauce, laced vinegar, fizzy water, and black tea. Can't stand "issues." Friends are strictly curated (and very successful) people. Loves all public servants.

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