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.

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Bruschetta Chicken

This family favorite is low-cal, low-carb and packed with protein. 

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Creamy Gochujang Zoodles

Fried eggs and plenty of Parm blanket a bed of veggies.

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20-Minute Shrimp Scampi Zoodles

Just as garlicky and satisfying as the original dish.

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Cheater?s Vegetarian Pizza with Zucchini and Bell Peppers

Think of it as a salad + flatbread.

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Kelp and Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Ever try kelp noodles? They taste like glass noodles, but are gluten-free, Paleo and rich in nutrients like iron, vitamin K, calcium and fiber. Miraculous.

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Chloe Flavor

Vegan Butternut Mac and ?Cheese? with Smoky Shiitake ?Bacon?

One serving has only 71 calories.

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Clean-Eating Bibimbap Bowls

Spicy, crunchy and satisfying.

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Spiralized Winter Vegetable Gratin

Way healthier than potatoes.

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20-Minute Paleo Egg Roll Bowls

Finally, enough filling.

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Whole30 Chicken Meatballs and Cauliflower Rice with Coconut-Herb Sauce

Few things are as satisfying as juicy, tender meatballs.

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Portobello Mushrooms Stuffed with Barley Risotto

Two words: Whole grain.

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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.

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Eggplant Pizza

Where’s the crust? Who cares?

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Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi Pomodoro

Guilt-free gnocchi does exist, people.

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Baked Zucchini Ziti Spirals with Mozzarella

You won’t even miss the carb-heavy pasta.

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Crispy Baked Chicken Tenders

A completely acceptable grown-up comfort food.

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Cauliflower Fried Rice

Fact: A single serving has 7 grams of protein.

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Soba Noodles with Peanut Sauce

The buckwheat-based carb is low-cal and packed with nutrients.

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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.

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Shrimp with Cauliflower ?Grits? and Arugula

Bonus: It’s ready in 30 minutes.

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