While eating 1,500 calories per day can help you reach your summer weight goals, filling up on hot dogs and lemonade means you’re likely to hit your calorie limit before you get full. The key to feeling full and satisfied while sticking to your calorie goals is to make sure your meals contain tons of fiber, leafy greens and vegetables, low-sugar fruit like berries, lean protein and healthy fat like that in avocados.
This summer sampler menu gives you an idea of what a delicious and satisfying 1,500 calorie day can look like. Pro tip: Click on the image to view the recipe.
Here’s to enjoying all summer has to offer while sticking to your calorie goals!
1,483 calories, 54g fat, 88g protein, 132g carbs, 22g fiber, 1114mg sodium