From Breakfast to Dinner: High-Volume, Low-Calorie Meals!

If you’re seeking satisfying meals without the worry of excess calories, this recipe round-up of high-volume, low-calorie meals is just what you need!

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Maximize Flavor and Minimize Calories with these High Volume, Low Calorie Meals!

Many struggle to find foods that fulfill both nutritional requirements and satisfy cravings for a healthier lifestyle. This is where high-volume, low-calorie meals come into play!

So, what exactly are high-volume, low-calorie foods?

Foods that are packed with essential nutrients, and fiber, and have high water content are not only nutritious but also satisfying. They provide a feeling of fullness without the worry of excessive calories.

Benefits of High-Volume, Low-Calorie Meals:

  • Helps Manage Weight with Ease: Including high-volume, low-calorie foods in your meals helps satisfy hunger without exceeding your calorie intake.
  • Nutrient-Rich: High-volume, low-calorie foods are often packed with essential vitamins,  rich in essential nutrients, and antioxidants, promoting overall well-being.
  • Improved Satiety: Foods with high volume and low-calorie density are often rich in fiber and water, which help you feel full and satisfied for a longer period.  It also reduces the likelihood of overeating and snacking.
  • Stay Hydrated Easily: Many high-volume foods have high water content, which helps you reach your daily hydration goals.

Examples of High-Volume, Low-Calorie Foods: 

  1. Leafy Greens: are nutritional powerhouses. Arugula, Kale, Spinach, and other leafy greens have numerous essential nutrients with minimal calories.
  2. Watery Vegetables: like zucchini, bell peppers, and cucumbers, have high water content and are filling, making them a great addition to any meal.
  3. Cruciferous Vegetables: such as cauliflower, brussels sprouts, broccoli, and cabbage are rich in fiber and low in calories. 
  4. Berries: are packed with anti-oxidants and are great options for guilt-free snacking. 
  5. Whole Grains: like brown rice, quinoa, bulgur, and barley are packed with fiber and nutrients. Swap refined grains for whole grains for a filling and nutritious meal.

A great way to have a low-calorie meal is by incorporating these nutrient-dense options into your satisfying daily meals and snacks without the guilt.

Scroll down to explore some delicious high-volume low-calorie meal options for healthier eating!

Feast Without Fear: High Volume, Low-Calorie Meals for Guilt-Free Eating!


1. Lentils and Quinoa by Garlic & Zest
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Lentils and Quinoa

Recipe by Garlic & Zest

2. Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash by Down Shiftology
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Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash

Recipe by Down Shiftology

3. Low Calorie Taco Bowl Recipe by Skinny Ms.
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Low-Calorie Taco Bowl Recipe

Recipe by Skinny Ms.

4. Beef Cabbage Bowls by Skinny Fitalicious
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Beef Cabbage Bowls

by Skinny Fitalicious

5. Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw by Haute and Healthy Living
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Spicy Shrimp Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw

Recipe by Haute and Healthy Living

6. Egg Roll in a Bowl by Eating Bird Food (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Egg Roll in a Bowl

Recipe by Eating Bird Food

7. Easy Baked Beans by Well Plated (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Easy Baked Beans

Recipe by Well Plated

8. Chicken Pot Pie Soup (One Pot + Dairy Free) by Lauren Fit Foodie (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Chicken Pot Pie Soup (One Pot + Dairy Free)

Recipe by Lauren Fit Foodie

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9. Cottage Cheese Egg Bake (Frittata) by Sweetashoney (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Cottage Cheese Egg Bake (Frittata)

Recipe by Sweetashoney

10. Mediterranean-Style Garlic Shrimp Recipe With Bell Peppers by The Mediterranean Dish
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Mediterranean-Style Garlic Shrimp

Recipe by The Mediterranean Dish

11. Healthy Turkey Chili by Well Plated (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Healthy Turkey Chili

Recipe by Well Plated

12. Chilli Roasted Greens by Pinch of Nom (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Chilli Roasted Greens

Recipe by Pinch of Nom

13. Healing Chicken and Rice Soup by Pinch of Yum
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Healing Chicken and Rice Soup

Recipe by Pinch of Yum

14. Cilantro Lime Chicken by Noshtastic
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Cilantro Lime Chicken

Recipe by Noshtastic

15. One Pot Harissa Shrimp and Feta Orzo by Dishing Out Health
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One Pot Harissa Shrimp and Feta Orzo

Recipe by Dishing Out Health

17. Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli by Running on Real Food (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Roasted Cauliflower and Broccoli

Recipe by Running on Real Food

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Cauliflower Egg Fried Rice by Cooking Made Healthy (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Cauliflower Egg Fried Rice

Recipe by Cooking Made Healthy

19. Vegan Lemon Lentil Soup with Turmeric by Running on Real Food (High Volume Low Calorie Meals)
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Vegan Lemon Lentil Soup with Turmeric

Recipe by Running on Real Food

20. Mediterranean Couscous with Shrimp by Feel Good Foodie
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Mediterranean Couscous with Shrimp

Recipe by Feel Good Foodie

21. Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken, Chickpeas and Hearty Greens by The Modern Proper
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Coconut Curry Soup with Chicken, Chickpeas & Hearty Greens

Recipe by The Modern Proper

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