Big Portions, Small Calorie Counts: Lunch & Dinner Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less

Oct 7 2020
Question@2x Hi Hungry Girl,

I love that your recipes usually have big portion sizes! What I really need these days are lunches & dinners that are also super simple to make. (Long ingredient lists stress me out.) Have any suggestions?

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Answer@2x Hi KISiSA!

You came to the right person. I’m all about easy recipes with BIG portions, SMALL calorie counts, and even SMALLER ingredient lists! Here are a dozen of my favorite super-sized meals with 6 main ingredients or less (not counting basic seasonings). And if you’re hungry for more, check out my book Simply 6: All-Natural Recipes with 6 Ingredients or Less

Skillet Meals

One of the easiest ways to cook a simple dinner -- just throw a few key ingredients in a skillet! I add lots of veggies for satisfying servings…

Casseroles

There's something extra cozy about a casserole. These four use veggies in place of starchy carbs!

Foil Packs

What I love most about foil packs is the fact that cleanup is a SNAP. Mix & match your favorite protein, veggies, and sauces…

It’s Here… Our Trader Joe’s Fall Haul!

Grab your car keys, because you’ll need to head straight to your TJ’s immediately after listening to this week’s episode of Hungry Girl: Chew the Right Thing! Get ready for…

⭑ the best frozen meal Lisa’s ever tried
⭑ 45-calorie carb-slashed tortillas
⭑ just-add-water seasonal protein muffins
… and so much more!

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