10 Top Pinned Recipes of 2017

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10 Top Pinned Recipes of 2017

Close 2017 on a healthy note with these nutritious, low-calorie recipes, all with less than 400 calories. Ranging from low-carb BLT wraps and caprese chicken to slow cooker Irish beef stew and white bean turkey chili, here are the dishes MyFitnessPal users pinned the most this year.

Be sure to check out our Pinterest boards for other healthy recipes and fitness tips, too.

1. LOW-CARB BLT WRAPS

This no-bread version of the classic BLT includes crispy bacon, Roma tomatoes and hard-boiled eggs, all wrapped with tender Bibb lettuce. A smear of lemon aioli adds a hit of tang to this less than 300-calorie lunch. Recipe makes 2 servings at 2 lettuce wraps each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 280; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 207mg; Sodium: 464mg; Carbohydrate: 12g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 12g

2. HIGH-PROTEIN CHICKEN SALAD

Juicy, lean, shredded chicken is combined with creamy yogurt, crunchy apples and sweet grapes for a satisfying salad with less than 400 calories. Recipe makes 6 servings at 3/4 cup (about 5 ounces or 142 grams) chicken salad, 2 slices whole-grain bread and 1 medium lettuce leaf each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 364; Total Fat: 6g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 412mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 34g

3. CAPRESE CHICKEN & ROASTED BROCCOLI

This simple dish features the fresh flavors of a caprese salad with 26 grams of lean protein. The addition of roasted broccoli adds 6 grams of fiber plus vitamins C and K. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1/2 chicken breast and 3/4 cup broccoli.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 341; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 8g; Cholesterol: 60mg; Sodium: 502mg; Carbohydrate: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 26g

4. HIGH-FIBER CHICKEN AND BLACK BEAN ENCHILADAS

Made with crunchy, sweet corn, refreshing tomatillo salsa, chicken breasts and black beans, this dish boasts 7 grams of fiber and makes an easy weeknight meal plus lunchbox-friendly leftovers. Recipe makes 4 servings at 2 enchiladas each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 309; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 69mg; Sodium: 337mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 27g

5. BLUEBERRY OAT MUFFINS

These 134-calorie muffins are made with Greek yogurt and almond milk in lieu of high-calorie butter and oil. The addition of antioxidant-rich blueberries and heart-healthy oats makes this a satisfying on-the-go breakfast or post-workout snack. Recipe makes 12 servings at 1 muffin each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 134; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 15mg; Sodium: 86mg; Carbohydrate: 28g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 13g; Protein: 5g

6. BAKED HUMMUS-CRUSTED CHICKEN

Hummus serves as the fiber-packed, gluten-free crust in this 39-grams-of-protein chicken dish. Serve over roasted zucchini or your preferred vegetable for an easy Sunday night dinner. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1 chicken breast, 3/4 cup veggies and 1 lemon wedge each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 358; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 90mg; Sodium: 785mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 39g

7. PORK CHOPS WITH ROASTED VEGETABLES

Beyond the fact that this 379-calorie dish packs at least two servings of vegetables, the other selling point is it’s made in one pan, making it a go-to meal for busy weeknights. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1/4 recipe each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 379; Total Fat: 20g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 10g; Cholesterol: 60mg; Sodium: 456mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 29g

8. SLOW COOKER IRISH BEEF STEW

With tender beef, brown potatoes and carrots slow-cooked in a thick gravy, it’s hard to believe this recipe has less than 400 calories. Double the recipe to enjoy leftovers all week long. Recipe makes 4 servings at 2 cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 363; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 9mg; Sodium: 582mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 7g; Protein: 27g

9. ASPARAGUS PEA PASTA BOWL

Enjoy the convenience of a pasta bowl packed with tender asparagus and peas. Fresh lemon juice, dill and feta add a burst of flavor while keeping the calorie count at less than 400 calories. Recipe makes 4 servings at 1 1/2 cups each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 359; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 22mg; Sodium: 251mg; Carbohydrate: 59g; Dietary Fiber: 6g; Sugar: 5g; Protein: 13g

10. WHITE BEAN TURKEY CHILI

Ideal for those cutting back on red meat, this riff on chili calls for canned beans and chicken broth, making prep super convenient. Tip: Cannellini beans are a great swap if you can’t find Great Northern beans. Recipe makes 8 servings at 1 cup each.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 281; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 40mg; Sodium: 623mg; Carbohydrate: 34g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 26g

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