Low-Calorie Dinner Swaps

Cook a healthy dinner for you and your family with these low-calorie food swaps

Make these smart swaps at dinner to cut calories and lose weight.

SWAP: 1/6 traditional pizza crust 180 calories
 FOR: 1/6 flatbread crust 70 calories
SAVE 110 CALORIES
SWAP: 1 cup mashed potatoes 237 calories
 FOR: 1 cup potatoes roasted in 1 tsp. oil 160 calories
SAVE 77 CALORIES
SWAP: 3 hard taco shells 178 calories
 FOR: 1 hard shell as taco salad topping 59 calories
SAVE 119 CALORIES
SWAP: 4 oz. 80 percent lean beef patty 290 calories
 FOR: 2 oz. 80 percent lean beef patty with ¾ cup chopped mushrooms 157 calories
SAVE 133 CALORIES
SWAP: 2 slices Italian bread with 2 Tbsp. olive oil 347 calories
 FOR: 2 slices Italian bread with 2 Tbsp. marinara 135 calories
SAVE 212 CALORIES
SWAP: 2 cups pasta 442 calories
 FOR: 1 cup pasta with 1 cup zucchini ribbons 240 calories
SAVE 202 CALORIES