5 Summer Recipes with Less Than 500 Calories

Staff Writer
A fast, easy way to lose weight and be bathing-suit-ready for summer

Garlic and Parmesan Popcorn

Jacqueline Whitehart

This garlicky popcorn is another quick and easy snack, and at 130 calories, it's no harm to your waistline. Be sure to move the pan while the corn is popping to prevent it from burning.    

Homemade Fish Fingers Recipe

Jacqueline Whitehart

This recipe makes four servings of delicious fish sticks, but make a few batches in one go. The fish fingers can be frozen before they are cooked, then cooked from frozen; just add an extra 10 minutes to the cooking time.

Low-Fat Chocolate Pudding Recipe

Jacqueline Whitehart

This healthy low-fat chocolate pudding is ideal for when you are in need of a chocolate pick-me-up. 

Prawn Green Curry Recipe

Jacqueline Whitehart

A quick and tasty Thai curry that takes only 15 minutes to create and costs you only 177 calories. 

Slim Spaghetti Recipe

Jacqueline Whitehart

This spaghetti is a carbohydrate-free pasta that you find in health stores. It may not be everyone’s cup of tea but it can be helpful when you want a "proper" plate of food for less than 100 calories. Don’t be put off by the weird smell when you first get it out of the packet — rinse the spaghetti thoroughly in warm water and the smell will disappear.