15 Delicious and Filling Recipes That Are Under 400 Calories

It’s no secret that cooking at home is an easy way to eat healthier. If you’re convinced that low-cal means carrot sticks and salad, look to PureWow Coterie member Monique Volz for inspiration: She’s the queen of feel-good food that tastes full-fat. Here, 15 deliciously easy recipes from her website, Ambitious Kitchen. Oh, and did we mention they’re all under 400 calories? Bon appétit.

For more tips, tricks and recipes from Monique Volz, check out her website, Ambitious Kitchen, and her exclusive interview on The Coterie.

23 Pasta Recipes That Are Under 500 Calories

vegan butternut squash black bean enchilladas recipe
Ambitious Kitchen
polenta egg skillet bake recipe
Ambitious Kitchen
pesto chicken burgers recipe
Ambitious Kitchen
quinoa pumpkin chili recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Slow-cooker Black Bean Quinoa Pumpkin Chicken Chili (320 Calories Per Serving)

If you haven’t tried savory pumpkin stew, now’s your chance.

lightened up chicken pot pie recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Lightened-up Chicken Potpie (362 Calories Per Serving)

The ultimate comfort food got a healthy makeover.

roased butternut squash pasta with peas recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Creamy Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta With Peas (336 Calories Per Serving)

This recipe tastes *so* indulgent (and it’s also a cinch to prepare).

spicy maple glazed salmon recipe
Ambitious Kitchen
baked chicken drumsticks with avocado sauce recipe
Ambitious Kitchen
crunchy thai chicken wrap recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Crunchy Rainbow Thai Peanut Chicken Wraps (312 Calories)

The creamy peanut dipping sauce is irresistible.

vegan white bean and squash soup recipe
Ambitious Kitchen

Vegan White Bean & Roasted Butternut Squash Soup (253 Calories Per Serving)

There’s nothing like a creamy soup to warm you up from the inside out.