Best Low Calorie Frozen Meals, Rated by Taste, Nutrition, and How Filling They Are!

If you're trying to lose some weight, you may have considered Nutrisystem, or Jenny Craig. 

For those of you who'd rather save a ton of cash and do it yourself, you can use frozen meals from your supermarket. But you've got to choose the right frozen meals to jettison those pounds without feeling hungry or becoming nutritionally deficient. And you'll have to add fruits, vegetables, and dairy (or dairy substitutes), just as Nutrisystem and Jenny Craig require their members to do).

Here are some of the best frozen meals to lose weight that are affordably-priced and widely available in supermarkets (ratings provided by iLoveThisDiet.com, The Supermarket Frozen Meal Diet Plan).

25 Great Frozen Meals for Losing Weight!
These frozen entrees combine great taste, nutrition, and they're filling too!

Amy's Light in Sodium - Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl
Amy's Light in Sodium - Indian Mattar Paneer
EVOL Quinoa & Roasted Veggies*
EVOL Roasted Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Whole Grains
Healthy Choice Barbecue Seasoned Steak with Red Potatoes
Healthy Choice Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry (Simply)
Healthy Choice Meatball Marinara (Simply)
Healthy Choice Tortellini Primavera Parmesan
Kashi Chimichurri Quinoa Bowl
Kashi Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl
Lean Cuisine Santa Fe-Style Rice & Beans
Lean Cuisine Three Cheese Stuffed Rigatoni
Luvo Chicken in BBQ Sauce
Luvo Kale Ricotta Ravioli
Luvo Orange Mango Chicken
Luvo Quinoa & Vegetable Enchiladas
Luvo Spinach Ricotta Ravioli
Luvo Tandoori-inspired Spiced Chicken
Luvo Chicken Harissa & Chickpeas
Luvo Chicken Chorizo Chili
Simply Balanced (Target brand) Whole Grains & Vegetables with Quinoa
Smart Ones Mini Rigatoni with Vodka Cream Sauce
Smart Ones Sesame Noodles with Vegetables
Smart Ones Spaghetti with Meat Sauce
Smart Ones White Wine Chicken & Couscous (SmartMade)

Want to know more about which frozen meals to eat to lose weight? Listed below are the Top Ten frozen meals for each brand, rated for taste, nutrition, and how well they'll keep you from getting hungry. Brands are in alphabetical order.
 

Brand: Amy's


TOP 10 BEST TASTING "AMY'S" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.      

Baked Ziti Bowl (390 calories) Taste:10
Bean and Cheese Buritto (310 calories) Taste:10
Black Bean & Quinoa Burrito (220 calories) Taste:10
Black Bean Enchilada Whole Meal (330 calories) Taste:10
Brown Rice, Black-Eyed Peas & Veggies Bowl (290 calories)  Taste:10
Cheese Enchilada Whole Meal (370 calories) Taste:10
Gluten Free Dairy Free Vegetable Lasagna (300 calories) Taste:10
Gluten Free Non-Dairy Buritto (240 calories) Taste:10
Light & Lean Macaroni & Cheese (290 calories) Taste:10
Light & Lean Roasted Vegetable No Cheese Pizza (260 calories) Taste:10
 

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "AMY'S" MEALS
Nutritional grades weigh multiple factors, including sodium, fiber, saturated fat, and sugar content. An asterisk * by the meal indicates it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.

Asian Noodle Stir-Fry* (300 calories) B+
Biodynamic Vegetable Penne & Marinara Bowl* (260 calories) A+
Light & Lean Black Bean & Cheese Enchilada (250 calories) A
Light & Lean Meatless Swedish Meatballs (260 calories) A
Light & Lean Quinoa Black Beans with Butternut Squash & Chard (240 calories) A
Light in Sodium - Bean & Cheese Buritto (330 calories) A
Light in Sodium - Black Bean Vegetable Enchilada (320 calories) A
Light in Sodium - Brown Rice & Vegetables Bowl* (260 calories) A+
Light in Sodium - Indian Mattar Paneer (370 calories) A
Light in Sodium - Veggie Loaf Whole Meal* (330 calories) A+
 

TOP 10 MOST FILLING "AMY'S" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)

      
Baked Ziti Bowl (390 calories) Fullness:9
Black Bean Enchilada Whole Meal (330 calories) Fullness:10
Brown Rice, Black-Eyed Peas & Veggies Bowl (290 calories) Fullness:9
Cheese Enchilada Whole Meal (370 calories) Fullness:9
Cheese Lasagna (410 calories) Fullness:9
Gluten Free Dairy Free Veggie Loaf Whole Meal (340 calories) Fullness:9
Indian Palak Paneer (300 calories) Fullness:9
Indian Vegetable Korma (310 calories) Fullness:9
Light in Sodium - Mexican Casserole Bowl -  (370 calories) Fullness:9
Veggie Steak & Gravy Whole Meal (380 calories) Fullness:10

Brand: Eating Right (Albertson's / Safeway brand)


"Eating Right for Healthy Living" is an in-house brand of the massive supermarket chain Albertsons Companies, which includes: Safeway, Vons, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb, Carrs, Albertsons, ACME, Jewel-Osco, Lucky, Shaw’s, Star Market, and United Supermarkets.

TOP 10 BEST TASTING "EATING RIGHT FOR HEALTHY LIVING" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.
 
Chicken Teriyaki (250 calories) Taste:8
Chicken with Peanut Sauce (270 calories) Taste:8
Sesame Chicken (290 calories) Taste:9
Sweet & Sour Chicken (260 calories) Taste:8
Three Cheese Pasta (300 calories) Taste:8
Turkey Lasagna (340 calories) Taste:9
Chicken Parmesan (300 calories) Taste:7
Pineapple Black Bean Chicken (270 calories) Taste:7
Roasted Turkey (260 calories) Taste:7
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (290 calories) Taste:7
 
TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "EATING RIGHT FOR HEALTHY LIVING" MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.
 
Cashew Chicken (290 calories) B
Chicken Teriyaki (250 calories) B
Chicken & Vegetable Potstickers (270 calories) B
Chicken with Plum Sauce* (300 calories) B+
Mediterranean Style Chicken (230 (calories) B
Roasted Turkey* (260 calories) B+
Santa Fe Style Rice & Beans (290 calories) B
Spaghetti with Meat Sauche (290 calories) B
Sweet & Sour Chicken (260 calories) A
Turkey Meatloaf (280 calories) B
 
 
TOP 10 MOST FILLING "EATING RIGHT FOR HEALTHY LIVING" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)
 
Cashew Chicken (290 calories) Fullness:8
Chicken Parmesan (300 calories) Fullness:8
Chicken with Plum Sauce (300 calories) Fullness:8
Mediterranean Style Chicken (230 calories) Fullness:9
Pineapple Black Bean Chicken (270 calories) Fullness:9
Santa Fe Style Ricke & Beans (290 calories) Fullness:9
Sesame Chicken (290 calories) Fullness:8
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (290 calories) Fullness:10
Three Cheese Pasta (300 calories) Fullness:8
Turkey Lasagna (340 calories) Fullness:9
 
Brand: EVOL


TOP 10 BEST TASTING EVOL MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.

Lean & Fit Coconut Lemongrass Chicken (250 calories) Taste:10 
Butternut Squash & Sage Ravioli (310 calories) Taste:10 
Chicken Enchilada Bake (350 calories) Taste:10  
Vegetable Enchiladas (330 calories) Taste:10 
Chicken Enchiladas (410 calories) Taste:10
Scramble Cup Egg, Basil, Pesto, Potato & Cheese (210 calories) Taste:10
Cilantro Lime Chicken Burrito (330 calories) Taste:8 
Egg & Green Chile Burrito (340 calories) Taste:8 
Steak Fajita Burrito Plus Guacamole (400 calories) Taste:8
Fire Grilled Steak (400 calories) Taste:8
 
TOP 10 HEALTHIEST EVOL MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.
 
Quinoa & Roasted Veggies * (290 calories) A+
Roasted Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Whole Grains *(200 calories) A+
Lean & Fit Fire Grilled Chicken Poblano *  (270 calories) A+
Shredded Chicken & Caramelized Onion Street Tacos (240 calories) A
Chicken, Bean, & Rice Burrito (330 calories) A
Steak Fajita Burrito Plus Guacamole * (400 calories)  B+
Chicken Fajita Burrito Plus Guacamole * (370 calories) B+
Vegetable Lasagna * (330 calories)  B+
Egg & Green Chile Burrito *  (340 calories) B+
Fire Grilled Steak * (400 calories) B+
 
TOP 10 MOST FILLING EVOL MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)
 
Lasagna & Meat Sauce (430 calories) Fullness:9
Vegetable Lasagna (330 calories) Fullness:9
Lean & Fit Fire Grilled Chicken Poblano (270 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Enchilada Bake  (350 calories) Fullness:9
Vegetable Enchiladas  (330 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Enchiladas (410 calories) Fullness:9
Roasted Cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts & Whole Grains (200 calories) Fullness:9 
Fire Grilled Steak (400 calories) Fullness:9
Lean & Fit Teriyaki Chicken (260 calories) Fullness:8
Quinoa & Roasted Veggies (290 calories) Fullness:8


Brand: Healthy Choice


TOP 10 BEST TASTING "HEALTHY CHOICE" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.

Barbecue Seasoned Steak with Red Potatoes (260 calories) Taste:9
Beef and Broccoli (Simply)** (270 calories) Taste:9
Beef Teriyaki* (270 calories) Taste:9
Chicken & Potatoes with BBQ Sauce (250 calories) Taste:9
General Tso's Spicy Chicken (290 calories) Taste:9
Grilled Chicken & Broccoli Alfredo (Simply)** (190 calories) Taste:9
Grilled Chicken Pesto & Vegetables (Simply)* (200 calories) Taste:9
Meatball Marinara (Simply)* (280 calories) Taste:9
Sweet & Sour Chicken (350 calories) Taste:9
Grilled Chicken Marinara with Parmesan (250 calories) Taste:8

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "HEALTHY CHOICE" MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.

Barbecue Seasoned Steak with Red Potatoes (260 calories) A
Beef Pot Roast* (220 calories) A+
Beef Strips Portabella (270 calories) A
Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry (Simply)* (190 calories) A+
Country Herb Chicken (280 calories) A
Golden Roasted Turkey Breast* (260 calories) A+
Honey Balsamic Chicken* (210 calories) A+
Meatball Marinara (Simply)* (280 calories) A+
Three Cheese Tortellini (Simply)* (230 calories) A+
Tortellini Primavera Parmesan* (250 calories) A+

 
TOP 10 MOST FILLING "HEALTHY CHOICE" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)
 
Beef Pot Roast* (220 calories) Fullness:10
Chicken & Noodles (270 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Linguini with Red Pepper Alfredo* (250 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Parmigiana* (330 calories) Fullness:10
Classic Meat Loaf (280 calories) Fullness:10
Country Fried Chicken (340 calories) Fullness:10
Golden Roasted Turkey Breast* (260 calories) Fullness:10
Homestyle Salisbury Steak (240 calories) Fullness:10
Oven Roasted Chicken* (240 calories) Fullness:10
Unwrapped Burrito Bowl (Simply) (270 calories) Fullness:9
 

Brand: Kashi


TOP 2 BEST TASTING "KASHI" MEALS
Due to the limited number of Kashi single serving frozen entrees available, we are including only the top 2 Kashi meals in each category.
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.      

Black Bean Mango Bowl (330 calories) Taste:9
Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl (300 calories) Taste:9

TOP 2 HEALTHIEST "KASHI" MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables. Two asterisks means a full serving.
      
Chimichurri Quinoa Bowl** (260 calories) A
Sweet Potato Quinoa Bowl** (300 calories) A-
 

TOP 2 MOST FILLING "KASHI" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)

Amaranth Polenta Plantain Bowl  (340 calories) Fullness:9
Black Bean Mango Bowl (330 calories) Fullness:9

Brand: Lean Cuisine


TOP 10 BEST TASTING "LEAN CUISINE" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.

Asian-Style Pot Stickers (280 calories) Taste:9
Butternut Squash Ravioli (260 calories) Taste:9
Chicken Ranch Club Flatbread Melt (370 calories) Taste:10
Classic Five Cheese Lasagna (350 calories) Taste:10
Ranchero Braised Beef (250 calories) Taste:10
Sesame Stir Fry with Chicken (280 calories) Taste:9
Spinach, Artichoke & Chicken Panini (330 calories) Taste:10
Three Cheese Stuffed Rigatoni (280 calories) Taste:10
Tortilla Crusted Fish (300 calories) Taste:10
Wood Fire-Style Margherita Pizza (320calories) Taste:9


TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "LEAN CUISINE" MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.

Alfredo Pasta with Chicken and Broccoli* (280 calories)  B+
Asparagus and Cheese Ravioli** (260 calories) A-
Chicken with Almonds* (290 calories) A+
Pomegranate Chicken* (180 calories)  A+
Roasted Chicken & Garden Vegetables** (220 calories) A-
Santa Fe-Style Rice & Beans  (290 calories)   A
Sweet Sriracha Braised Beef**  (170 calories)   A-
Three Cheese Stuffed Rigatoni**  (280 calories)   A-
Vegetable Eggroll*  (300 calories) B+
Wood Fire-Style BBQ Recipe Chicken Pizza (340 calories)  A
 
TOP 10 MOST FILLING "LEAN CUISINE" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)
 
Apple Cranberry Chicken (280 calories) Fullness:8
Beef Pot Roast    (210 calories)  Fullness:8
Cheddar Potatoes with Broccoli (220 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Fettuccini  (280 calories) Fullness:8
Classic Five Cheese Lasagna  (350 calories) Fullness:10
Lasagna with Meat Sauce (320 calories) Fullness:9
Roasted Chicken & Garden Vegetables (220 calories) Fullness:9
Santa Fe-Style Rice & Beans (290 calories) Fullness:9
Sesame Stir Fry with Chicken  (280 calories) Fullness:9
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (310 calories) Fullness:10
 
Brand: Luvo
 
TOP 10 BEST TASTING "LUVO" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.
 
Chicken & Harissa Chickpeas (310 calories) Taste:8
Chicken Chile Verde (300 calories) Taste:9
Chicken Chorizo Chili (250 calories) Taste:10
Chicken in BBQ Sauce (280 calories) Taste:8
Farmer's Market Frittata (250 calories) Taste:9
Kale Ricotta Ravioli (250 calories) Taste:10
Orange Mango Chicken (280 calories) Taste:8
Quinoa & Vegetable Enchiladas (330 calories) Taste:9
Spinach Ricotta Ravioli (300 calories) Taste:10
Tandoori-inspired Spiced Chicken (270 calories) Taste:8

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "LUVO" MEALS
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.
    
Chana Masala Bowl* (270 calories) A+
Chicken Harissa & Chickpeas Bowl* (270 calories) A+
Chicken Chorizo Chili Bowl* (260 calories) A+
Chicken in BBQ Sauce* (280 calories) A+
Hawaiian Un-Fried Rice** (360 calories) A
Kale Ricotta Ravioli* (250 calories) A+
Mighty Masala & Greens** (300 calories) A-
Orange Mango Chicken* (280 calories) A+
Turkey Vegetable Lasagna (320 calories) A+
Turkey Meatloaf & Mashed Potatoes (260 calories) A

 
TOP 10 MOST FILLING "LUVO" MEALS
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)    

Chicken & Harissa Chickpeas (310 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Chorizo Chili (250 calories) Fullness:9
Chicken Chorizo Chili Bowl (260 calories) Fullness:10
Chicken Enchiladas (360 calories)  Fullness:10
Kale Ricotta Ravioli (250 calories)   Fullness:10
Quinoa & Veggie Enchilada Verde Bowl (290 calories)   Fullness:9
Quinoa & Vegetable Enchiladas (330 calories)   Fullness:10
Roasted Vegetable Lasagna (260 calories)   Fullness:10
So Cal Kale & Bean** (300 calories)   Fullness:10
Turkey Vegetable Lasagna (320 calories) Fullness:10

Brand: Michelina's
 
TOP 10 BEST TASTING MICHELINA'S MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.
 
Chicken & Pasta Bake (Lean Gourmet) (280 calories) Taste:10
Chicken Santa Fe (260 calories) Taste:10
Fettuccine Alfredo with Chicken & Broccoli (270 calories) Taste:8
Four Cheese Ziti with Meat Sauce Bake (250 calories) Taste:10
Mediterranean-Style Chicken & Pasta (230 calories) Taste:10
Orange Chicken (280 calories) Taste:10
Penne Primavera (Lean Gourmet) (260 calories) Taste:9
Pop'n Chicken (260 calories) Taste:10
Shells & Cheese with Jalepeño Peppers (310 calories) Taste:10
Stuffed Cheese Rigatoni (230 calories) Taste:10

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST MICHELINA'S MEALS 
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.
     
Chicken Alfredo Florentine (250 calories) B
Chicken Fajita Rice (260 calories) B
Chicken & Pasta Marinara (240 calories) A
Four Cheese Ziti with Meat Sauce Bake (250 calories) A
Lasagna with Meat Sauce (240 calories) B
Mediterranean-Style Chicken & Pasta (230 calories) B
Penne Primavera (Lean Gourmet) (260 calories) B
Shrimp with Pasta & Vegetables (Lean Gourmet) (240 calories) B
Spaghetti Marinara (230 calories) A
Three Cheese Ziti (Lean Gourmet) (290 calories) A

TOP 10 MOST FILLING MICHELINA'S MEALS   
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)

Chicken & Pasta Bake (Lean Gourmet) (280 calories) Fullness:7
Chicken & Pasta Marinara (240 calories) Fullness:7
Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli (Lean Gourmet) (260 calories) Fullness:8
Five-Cheese Ziti (270 calories) Fullness:7
Four Cheese Lasagna (270 calories) Fullness:7
Four Cheese Ziti with Meat Sauce Bake (250 calories) Fullness:7
Lasagna with Meat Sauce (240 calories) Fullness:7
Santa Fe Style Rice and Beans (Lean Gourmet) (300 calories) Fullness:7
Spaghetti & Meat Sauce (Lean Gourmet) (330 calories) Fullness:8
Three Cheese Ziti (Lean Gourmet) (290 calories) Fullness:8
 
Brand: Smart Ones (includes SmartMade)
 

TOP 10 BEST TASTING SMART ONES MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.

Chicken with Spinach Fettuccine (SmartMade) 200 calories) Taste:9
Chipotle Lime Chicken (170 calories) Taste:9
Mexican-Style Chicken Bowl (SmartMade) (260 calories) Taste:8
Mini Rigatoni with Vodka Cream Sauce (270 calories) Taste:8
Orange Sesame Chicken Bowl (SmartMade) (240 calories) Taste:8
Roasted Turkey & Vegetables (SmartMade) (240 calories) Taste:10
Thai-Style Chicken & Vegetables (SmartMade) (250 calories) Taste:10
Three Cheese Ziti Marinara (280 calories) Taste:8
Turkey Sausage & Roasted Vegetable Lasagna Bake (SmartMade) (340 calories) Taste:10
White Wine Chicken & Couscous (SmartMade) (190 calories) Taste:10

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST SMART ONES MEALS 
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.

Grilled Sesame Beef & Broccoli (SmartMade)* (220 calories) B+
Lemon Herb Chicken Piccata (210 calories) A
Mini Rigatoni with Vodka Cream Sauce (270 calories) A
Orange Sesame Chicken* (250 calories) A+
Pulled Pork & Black Beans (230 calories) A
Sesame Noodles with Vegetables* (260 calories) A+
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (280 calories) A
Spicy Peanut Chicken & Broccoli (SmartMade)*  (250 calories) B+
Thai-Style Chicken & Vegetalbes (SmartMade)*   (250 calories) B+
White Wine Chicken & Couscous (SmartMade) (190 calories) A

TOP 10 MOST FILLING SMART ONES MEALS   
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)

Angel Hair Marinara (180 calories) Fullness:9
Creamy Pasta Romano (220 calories) Fullness:9
Creamy Rigatoni with Broccoli & Chicken (260 calories) Fullness:9
Fettucini Alfredo (250 calories) Fullness:9
Lasagna Florentine  (310 calories) Fullness:10
Mexican-Style Chicken Bowl (SmartMade) 260 calories) Fullness:9
Mexican-Style Pulled Pork Bowl (320 calories) Fullness:9
Mini Rigatoni with Vodka Cream Sauce (270 calories) Fullness:9
Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (280 calories) Fullness:10
Traditional Lasagna with Meat Sauce (310 calories) Fullness:10
 

Brand: Simply Balanced (Target Brand)

Due to the limited number of Kashi single serving frozen entrees available, we are including only the top 2 Kashi meals in each category.

TOP 10 BEST TASTING "SIMPLY BALANCED" MEALS
Taste Rating; higher is better. 10 is best.
       

Chicken Tikka Masala (270 calories) Taste:7
Quinoa Blend with Chicken & Fire Roasted Vegetables (340 calories) Taste:8

TOP 10 HEALTHIEST "SIMPLY BALANCED" MEALS 
Nutritional grades. Also, an asterisk * by the meal means that it contains 1/2 serving of non-starchy vegetables.      

Chicken Tikka Masala (270 calories) A
Whole Grains & Vegetables with Quinoa* (320 calories) A+

TOP 10 MOST FILLING "SIMPLY BALANCED" MEALS   
Fullness; higher is better. "10" is most filling (keeps hunger away!)      

Quinoa Blend with Chicken & Fire Roasted Vegetables (340 calories) Fullness:9
Whole Grains & Vegetables with Quinoa (320 calories) Fullness:9
 
ratings courtesy of iLoveThisDiet.com
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