Opt for veggie noodles
Veggie spiralizers have become a popular kitchen gadget recently with the growing food fad of veggie noodles. Made from zucchini, beets, potato, carrots or squash this pasta alternative can be a great way to increase the nutrition of your meal while also cutting calories. During the warm summer months give this blackened tilapia with zucchini noodles recipe a try!
Swap white rice for cauliflower rice
One great way to help cut calories and increase the veggies at dinnertime is to swap conventional rice for riced cauliflower. Cauliflower is full of nutrients like vitamin C, K and folate and because the flavor is so neutral, you can spice up your cauliflower rice however you desire, like in this Spanish cauliflower rice recipe.