It’s finally Spring, which means we can fill our plates with all the veggies and fruits that are back in season again. Fresh produce makes for the tastiest dishes, and the great thing about cooking with high-fiber veggies is they’re light but still super filling. Add these eight low-calorie, high-fiber meals to the list of recipes in rotation at your place this Spring. Your taste buds won’t be disappointed!
Light Meals That Will Keep You Full and Satisfied
1. Easy Chicken and Bulgur Salad
Red pepper and pineapple kick this healthy grain salad up a notch. Make a big batch for dinner, and you can pack it for lunch the next day.
2. Baked Pasta With White Beans and Tomatoes
Who says you can’t have pasta in Spring? Fresh cherry tomatoes make this dish feel seasonal, while adding a scoop of taste-free Benefiber can add gut-friendly fiber!
3. Tuna-Stuffed Blooming Tomato
Arugula and celery team up to bring this no-guilt tuna salad to the next level flavor-wise.
4. Chicken and Collard Green Spring Rolls
A quick pickling makes these collard greens tangy, tender, and the perfect base for a unique spring roll.
5. Spinach and Feta Pita Bake
Party app or main course, this leafy-green, rich, whole-wheat, pita-based dish hits the spot. Go light on the feta to keep the calories down, and pile on extra veggies as toppings if you like.
6. Avocado and Shrimp Chopped Salad
This colorful chopped salad comes together with a mix of lettuce, cabbage, shrimp, avocados, tomatoes, and onion.
7. Pasta Primavera
“Primavera” literally means “Spring” in Italian, so you can’t get more seasonal than this lightened-up whole-wheat pasta dish. It’s full of peas, asparagus, mushrooms, and carrots.
8. High-Fiber Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas
Makeover Taco Tuesday with these chicken enchiladas. Kids will love the combo of the sweet, crunchy corn and tomatillo salsa — and will have no idea how healthy and high-fiber the meal is.