How to Eat Less: Becoming Portion Aware

The eleventh Healthy Habits challenge: Be portion aware. Find simple strategies that can help you eat a little less—without even thinking.

250-Calorie Main Dishes

Start with a main dish that’s lower in calories, pair with simple roasted or steamed vegetables or a salad, and you’re on the road to a healthy dinner any night of the week.

Low-Cal Sauteed Bass with Shiitake Mushroom Sauce
Photo: Randy Mayor

Sautéed Bass with Shiitake Mushroom Sauce

A robust combination of flavors from garlic, shiitake mushrooms, fresh ginger, soy, green onions, and dark sesame oil offer interesting, complex notes with little calories or fat. Serve with a spinach-and-mandarin orange salad for an elegant meal. Substitute snapper or rainbow trout for the bass, if you wish.

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