We have all been there. Coming home after a long day of work and the empty kitchen is jawning at us. What should I cook? No ideas for recipes… Do I order pizza or Chinese… again? There are days where salad just is not enough and you just need a big bowl of pasta or some burritos. There is something inside of this that just needs some real carbs every now and then. So don’t worry we have you covered with some recipes that include carbs and fulfill your need for soul food AND will keep you in shape and doesn’t destroy your diet.

With just a few ingredients you can have some serious soul food quickly prepared and the best all these recipes are under 600 calories! I say let’s get cooking.

Spaghetti with prawns, chili & rocket


I love pasta and to be honest I could eat them every day … maybe even for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This recipe for spaghetti with prawns, chili and rocket will only take you 15-20 minutes to prepare and cook. Will fulfilling your carb cravings immediately and fills your tummy with some spicy and delicious seafood it only has 591kcal per portion.

Kale & Sun Dried Tomatoes Stuffed Chicken


With only 342 calories and 11g of carbs, this recipe should fit really every diet and lifestyle. You can cook it with the superfood kale or if you are more a spinach lover this will also take fantastic with fresh spinach. These stuffed chicken with sun-dried tomatoes and creamy goat cheese are the perfect and healthy dinner for you and your BFF or it makes an impressive Mediterranean dinner for guests.


the best detox crockpot lentil soup


On some days you will just need a crockpot. The preparation time of the crockpot is roughly 30 minutes but the cooking time is 6 hours. So prepare this soup on a Sunday afternoon and keep it in your fridge for your dinner after work. The soup will taste even better when you heat it up again.

10 Minute Black Bean and Corn Quesadillas


In contrast to the crockpot, this quesadilla recipe is quicker than quick to make. You will only need 10 minutes for a yummy dinner with only 330 kcal per serving.

Chicken Avocado Burritos


Is there anybody out there who doesn’t love a nice burrito? Maybe not. If you are in a hurry or you just want to hit the couch for a night of Netflix this recipe is just the perfect choice. This burrito will soon be your new favorite go-to recipe for a quick and healthy lunch or dinner meal.