Burning more calories each day than you take in can help you avoid weight gain, but deprivation can be unhealthy — so it's good to enjoy low-cal food to the fullest. These 100-calorie meals and snacks made from cheap, whole foods combine a variety of textures and flavors to make exciting treats that won’t taste too healthy or bland. As a bonus, smaller portions lower a food budget.
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Mary Shustack contributed to this story.