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Under 500 Calories

I've kicked up homemade vanilla pudding a notch with the addition of brown butter, adding a slightly nutty, completely irresistible flavor to the pudding. Get the EASY pudding recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Homemade Vanilla Pudding with Brown Butter

Fresh tomato cream sauce tossed with angel hair pasta is the perfect spring and summer pasta. It's easy to make and is the perfect side next to grilled chicken or fish. Get the easy pasta recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Fresh Tomato Cream Sauce with Angel Hair Pasta (Pink Pasta)

Green Chile Chicken Quinoa Casserole

Creamy, flavorful, and healthy, this Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake is perfect to eat right away or to prep ahead and freeze for another day. Great for sharing with people in need of a meal, too! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chicken Tuscan Pasta Bake – Freezer Friendly

This pesto flatbread pizza is the perfect thing to get you out of your lunch rut. Ready in 15 minutes, it's a quick and easy way to have a flavorful and filling lunch.

Pesto Flatbread Pizza with Fried Egg and Arugula

This easy Crème Brûlée really is the easiest -- made in the slow cooker so it's nearly hands-off! Best part? It makes only two - built in portion control! Get the easy dessert recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Easy Crème Brûlée for Two (Slow Cooker!)

Get your protein and coffee fix all at once with this irresistible mocha protein shake recipe. You'll want to drink it daily! Get the easy and healthy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Mocha Protein Shake Recipe – extra protein!

Creamy and flavorful, this green chile macaroni and cheese will change the way you think about macaroni and cheese! There's no need to make a roux, so it's one of the easiest things you can make, too! Get the easy vegetarian recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Green Chile Mac and Cheese Recipe

Filling and flavorful, healthy chicken salad with walnuts and grapes is just the thing you're looking for at lunch. Great on a lettuce wrap or tortilla! Get the healthy lunch recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Healthy Chicken Salad with Walnuts and Grapes – with video!

Meal prepping at its best, this easy apple cinnamon baked oatmeal recipe tastes great all week long! One of the best ways to enjoy it is with a dollop of yogurt on top! Get the easy and healthy breakfast recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal Recipe

This quinoa bowl recipe is perfect for meal prep days - you'll love lunching on this all week! The roasted tomatoes are more flavorful than you'd believe! So great for meal-prepping! Get the easy and healthy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Quinoa Bowl Recipe with Roasted Tomatoes, Ricotta and Balsamic

A packet of chicken taco seasoning not only makes this easy chicken chili a breeze to make, it also lends unbelievable flavor to this recipe! Get the easy soup recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Easy Chicken Chili Recipe – FIVE ingredients!

This egg white casserole with sweet potato crust is the perfect make-ahead breakfast! Packed with protein and vegetables, it will keep you full all morning long! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Egg White Casserole with Sweet Potato Crust – with VIDEO

These chocolate protein balls will satisfy your chocolate cravings without a sugar crash later and will give you energy to get through your afternoon! Get the easy snack recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chocolate Protein Balls (with mocha option!)

An alfredo you can feel better about! This healthy shrimp alfredo offers lots of lean protein, and is low carb and flavorful thanks to carrot noodles! Get the skinny alfredo recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Healthy Shrimp Alfredo with Carrot Noodles

This Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms recipe is a quick, healthy, and easy meal for busy weeknights. You could even use rotisserie chicken! Get the stuffed mushroom recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chicken Parmesan Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms Recipe

Pudding with protein and fiber and only 100 calories? It's true! This chocolate chia pudding is the perfect afternoon chocolate fix! Get the healthy recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chocolate Chia Pudding Recipe – healthy afternoon chocolate fix!

Baked not fried, these toasted cheese ravioli are the perfect game day snack or appetizer. You won't be able to stop snacking on them! Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Toasted Cheese Ravioli with Pizza Sauce – with video!

Looking for a filling and nutritious breakfast but slightly bored with oatmeal? You'll love this protein-packed breakfast quinoa! Have fun with toppings! Get the healthy breakfast recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Breakfast Quinoa with Chia and Cinnamon

If you’re looking for a healthy and easy to make vegetarian meal that will still fill you up and leave you feeling satisfied, look no further. This lemon dill chickpea salad recipe is just what you need. Get the recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Chickpea Salad Recipe with Yogurt, Dill and Lemon | with video

Turkey Quinoa Chili (under 400 calories!)

This kale quinoa salad is a healthy and hearty salad that stores well in the fridge, making it perfect for meal prep days. You'll love the crunchy walnuts and sweet, chewy cranberries! Get the salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Kale Quinoa Salad with Walnuts, Cranberries, and Feta

Pepperoni, sauce, and cheese sandwiched between soft rolls and baked -- these pepperoni pizza sliders will be the hit of your party! Get the fun game day recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Pizza Sliders Recipe (Pepperoni Pizza)

This kale salad with avocado has a great southwestern twist and is full of flavor and bright green hues. Salads don't have to be boring! Get the kale salad recipe on RachelCooks.com!

Kale Salad with Avocado and Cumin Lime Dressing