20 Decadent Dinners That Are Secretly Healthy
Cheese and pizza and noodles and meatballs: These are a few of our favorite things. But lucky for us, we can still eat these glorious foods (sometimes all in one meal) without totally blowing our diet. Presenting, 20 decadent dinners that are secretly healthy to add to your rotation.
This family favorite is low-cal, low-carb and packed with protein.
Creamy Gochujang Zoodles
Fried eggs and plenty of Parm blanket a bed of veggies.
20-Minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles
Just as garlicky and satisfying as the original dish.
Cheater?s Vegetarian Pizza with Zucchini and Bell Peppers
Think of it as a salad + flatbread.
Vegan Butternut Mac and ?Cheese? with Smoky Shiitake ?Bacon?
One serving has only 71 calories.
Clean-Eating Bibimbap Bowls
Spicy, crunchy and satisfying.
Spiralized Winter Vegetable Gratin
Way healthier than potatoes.
20-Minute Paleo Egg Roll Bowls
Finally, enough filling.
Whole30 Chicken Meatballs and Cauliflower Rice with Coconut-Herb Sauce
Few things are as satisfying as juicy, tender meatballs.
Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Barley Risotto
Two words: Whole grain.
Roasted Cauliflower Macaroni and Cheese
Normally we’re not a fan of “hiding” veggies. Except when it comes to this gooey, bubbly cheese-based dish. It’s like a delicious scavenger hunt.
Where’s the crust? Who cares?
Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Pomodoro
Guilt-free gnocchi does exist, people.
Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals with Mozzarella
You won’t even miss the carb-heavy pasta.
Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders
A completely acceptable grown-up comfort food.
Cauliflower Fried Rice
Fact: A single serving has 7 grams of protein.
Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce
The buckwheat-based carb is low-cal and packed with nutrients.
Quiche with Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Crust
As much as we love a buttery, flaky shell, this recipe is a fabulous low-carb, low-calorie alternative.