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What are the best-tasting healthy 300-calorie meals available?

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A recipe under 300 calories includes a 211-calorie Chili-Rubbed Tilapia with Asparagus. Rub a 4-ounce tilapia fillet with chili powder, garlic powder and salt. Cook the fish for five minutes over medium-high heat or until just opaque. Squeeze on some lemon, and serve with 1 cup steamed asparagus.

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Another healthy recipe is Tuscan Pork Kebabs. To make, combine 4 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind and 2 crushed garlic cloves into a large bowl. Mix well, and add 1 pound trimmed and cubed pork tenderloin. Let marinate for 15 minutes. Take skewers and thread the pork cubes, alternating with a 1-inch piece of red or yellow bell pepper. Grill for about 10 minutes, and turn occasionally. Two skewers are 198 calories.

For a healthy vegetarian recipe under 300 calories try Spaghetti Squash with Marinara. You need 2 spaghetti squashes, 1/4 cup of extra-virgin olive oil, 4 cups jarred marinara sauce, and salt and pepper. Split open the squash, scrape out the insides and discard the seeds. Toss the squash with the olive oil, salt and pepper. Place the squash on a baking sheet, and bake at 450 degrees Fahrenheit for about 45 minutes or until cooked. Toss the squash with the marinara sauce and serve. This recipe makes eight servings and has 184 calories per serving.

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