100 Calorie Recipes and 100 Calorie Meals From The 100 Calorie Diet

Hi 100 calorie and The 100 Calorie Diet fans!  I think it’s a good day for 100 calorie recipes and 100 calorie meals.  OMG!  How can you possibly have a 100 calorie meal?  Susie says, “EASY!”  You build your meal around FREE foods from The 100 Calorie Food Counter.  FREE foods are those foods that are so low in calories and/or high in fiber that you can eat these foods all day long and still lose weight.  So without further ado, let’s get it started!

100 Calorie Recipes

Bangin’ Brushetta

4-6 Garlic Cloves, Chopped – FREE

1 Tablespoon Onion, Chopped – FREE

1 Tablespoon Olive Oil – 100

4-6 Tomatoes, Diced – FREE

Fresh Basil To Taste – FREE

Fresh Parsley To Taste – FREE

Fresh Rosemary To Taste – FREE

Salt and Pepper To Taste – FREE

¼ Cup Parmesan Cheese, Grated – 100

12 Slices of Baguette, 1 ½ oz. Each, Toasted – 1200

Saute garlic and onion in olive oil for 2 minutes.  Set aside to cool.  In a medium bowl, place tomatoes, spices and cheese.  Add cooled garlic and onions.  Mix well.  Top baguette slices with mixture.  Serve immediately.

Makes twelve 100 calorie servings.

“Down Town” Manhattan Clam Chowder

1 Slice Bacon (1/2 oz. Uncooked) – 100

1 Large Onion, Chopped – FREE

3–5 Garlic Cloves, Minced – FREE

1 Green Bell Pepper, Chopped – FREE

1 Carrot, Chopped – FREE

2 Celery Stalks, Chopped – FREE

24 oz. Clam Juice – FREE

12 oz. Baby Clams, Canned With Juice, Chopped – 300

14 1/2 oz. Can of Italian Style Diced Tomatoes – FREE

4 Bay Leaves – FREE

1 Teaspoon Dried Thyme – FREE

1/4 Cup Fresh Parsley, Chopped – FREE

1/4 Cup Green Onion, Chopped – FREE

1/8 Teaspoon Thyme – FREE

Salt and Pepper To Taste – FREE

In a large soup pot, cook bacon over medium heat until very crisp.  Add onion and garlic, cook, stirring until tender.  Next add green pepper, carrot, celery and cook for about one minute.  Add clam juice, baby clams (with juice), tomatoes, bay leaves and thyme.  Boil for 1 minute.  Reduce heat to medium and simmer for 30 minutes.  Remove the bay leaves.  Lastly stir in remaining ingredients.

Makes four 100 calorie servings.

Quick and Easy Spinach

1 Can of Spinach, Drained Well – FREE

Garlic Powder To Taste – FREE

1 oz. of Your Favorite Cheese, Shredded – 100

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Place drained spinach in a small casserole dish, sprinkle with garlic powder.  Top with cheese.  Bake for 30 minutes.

Makes one large 100 calorie serving.

Variation:  Use canned asparagus instead of spinach.

For a Cool 100 Calorie Meal, Try My FREE Soup and 100 Calorie Salad!

Simple Japanese Onion Soup

1 Celery Stalk, Chopped – FREE

1 Small Onion, Chopped – FREE

1 Carrot, Chopped – FREE

1 Teaspoon Fresh Ginger Root, Grated – FREE

1/4 Teaspoon Fresh Garlic, Minced – FREE

2 Tablespoons Chicken Stock – FREE

3 Teaspoons Beef Bouillon Granules – FREE

2 Cups Fresh Mushrooms, Thinly Sliced (Shiitake or White Button) – FREE

2 Quarts Water – FREE

4 Tablespoons Fresh Chives, Chopped – FREE

 In a large stockpot, place celery, onion, carrot, ginger, garlic, and one cup of the mushrooms.  Next add chicken stock, beef bouillon and water.  Bring to a rolling boil.  Cover pot and reduce to medium low heat.  Cook for 1 hour.  Place the remaining mushrooms (1 cup) into a separate pot.  Place a strainer over this pot.  Pour your boiled mixture into this pot letting just the liquid come through.  Discard the strained vegetables.  Divide soup into four Asian type bowls and sprinkle the fresh chives on top.  Serve immediately with Asian type soup spoons.

Makes 4 FREE servings.

Japanese Steakhouse Salad

4 Cups Iceburg Lettuce, Chopped – FREE

1 Large Carrot, Shredded – FREE

1/2 Cup Purple Cabbage, Shredded – FREE


1/4 Medium Onion, Minced – FREE

2 Tablespoons Peanut Oil – 200

2 Tablespoons Rice Wine Vinegar – FREE

2 Teaspoons Water – FREE

1 Tablespoon Fresh Ginger Root, Minced – FREE

2 Teaspoons Catsup – FREE

1/2 Teaspoon Sugar – FREE

1/4 Cup Soy Sauce – FREE

1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice – FREE

1-2 Garlic Cloves, Minced – FREE

Salt and Pepper To Taste – FREE

Place lettuce in a medium bowl, top with carrot and cabbage.  Place all salad dressing ingredients into a blender.  Blend on high for 30 seconds.  Pour dressing on top of salad.  Serve immediately.

Makes two 100 calorie servings.

Susie Trimble and her sister, Tammy Trimble, developed and co-wrote The 100 Calorie Diet and Food Counter for people who love to eat. It’s easy! Eat anything you want in 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500+ and still lose weight.  She has a degree from Canyon College in Health and Nutrition and is also a Certified Personal Fitness Chef.  Susie has lost over 100 lbs. on The 100 Calorie Diet and has learned to finally stop dieting and start living the 100 calorie way.  She loves to cook delicious food and create new and exciting recipes.  Visit her at http://www.The100CalorieDiet.com