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7 Childhood Favorites Under 400 Calories

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With school out for the summer and kids soaking up freedom of long, hot days, it’s easy to feel nostalgic for what summer once meant. We’re embracing our inner kid with this fun-filled (if nutritionally adult) lineup of childhood favorites — all with less than than 400 calories each.  

1. CAULIFLOWER-CRUST MARGHERITA PIZZA | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Serves: 3 | Serving Size: 2 slices

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 299; Total Fat: 16g; Saturated Fat: 6g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 62mg; Sodium: 502mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 23g

2. SWEET POTATO BROWNIES | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Serves: 16 | Serving Size: 1 brownie

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 83; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 4g

3. MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN MEATBALLS | COOK SMARTS

Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 2 cups

Nutrition (per serving):Calories: 261; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 132mg; Sodium: 132mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 24g

4. GREEK MAC & CHEESE CASSEROLE | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 piece

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 379; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 25mg; Sodium: 665mg; Carbohydrate: 48g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 3g; Protein: 21g

5. STRAWBERRY CHEESECAKE PARFAITS | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 4 tablespoons yogurt mixture, 1/3 cup strawberries, 2 tablespoons cracker crumbs

Nutrition (per serving):Calories: 185; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 24mg; Sodium: 148mg; Carbohydrate: 23g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 14g; Protein: 6g

6. SPICY CHICKEN BURGER | MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES

Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 1 chicken burger and 1/2 sweet potato

Nutrition (per serving):Calories: 345; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 465mg; Carbohydrate: 40g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 34g

7. CRUNCHY SALMON NUGGETS | LOVE & ZEST

Serves: 4 | Serving Size: 4 ounces

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 268; Total Fat: 3g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 92mg; Sodium: 233mg; Carbohydrate: 30g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 29g

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