TV dinners are one of the easiest and most convenient meals out there. They can be cooked in the microwave and take just a few minutes to prepare, and come in a wide variety of flavors and food choices. But TV dinners get a bad rep when it comes to dieting, because most people believe that you can’t lose weight eating TV dinners. The truth is, many TV dinners meet the caloric requirements of dieters, and stay under the recommended amounts of sodium, fat and carbohydrates. TV dinners are often healthier than people think.
Lean Cuisine is one of the healthiest TV dinners out there. They average between 250 and 300 calories for every TV dinner that they make, and are a great choice when it comes to healthy meals. For instance, the Lean Cuisine Sundried Tomato Pesto Chicken has nine grams of total fat and 2 of them from saturated fat. It has 570 milligrams of sodium, and 4 and 18 grans of fiber and protein respectively. Unfortunately, these TV dinners are relatively small in portion sizes so they may not work for every dieter.