Updated: August 26, 2011

Some days call for a hearty, hot lunch -- one that will power you through yoga class, the rest of your desk-bound day or your chilly late-afternoon walk. One solution: a low-fat frozen entree. "They're easy and convenient," says Jackie Berning, Ph.D., R.D., nutritional consultant for USA Swimming, the Denver Broncos and the Cleveland Indians. "However, because most are calorie-controlled, round them out with nutrient-dense foods such as a high-fiber salad with light dressing, a glass of skim milk and some fruit." Here are some new choices we recommend.

Amy's Black Bean Vegetable Enchilada

1 enchilada (135 g)

Calories: 130

Fat (g): 4

Fiber (g): 2

Protein (g): 4

Rating: Excellent

Comments: Delectable, full-bodied chili-tomato sauce; soft corn tortilla; bountiful filling

Amy's Chili & Cornbread

1 serving (298 g)

Calories: 320

Fat (g): 6

Fiber (g): 8

Protein (g): 11

Rating: Excellent

Comments: Outstanding black bean chili; smoky homemade taste

Cascadian Farm Caribbean Veggies & Rice Organic Veggie Bowl

1 serving (255 g)

Calories: 280

Fat (g): 5

Fiber (g): 3

Protein (g): 7

Rating: Very good

Comments: Sweet and spicy chutney sauce; generous portions

Taj Gourmet Vegetable Korma

1 serving (342 g)

Calories: 300

Fat (g): 6

Fiber (g): 7

Protein (g): 8

Rating: Very good

Comments: Fiery ginger-garlic sauce; big vegetable chunks; high-fiber brown rice

Taj Gourmet Chicken Tandoori With Vegetables

1 serving (312 g)

Calories: 320

Fat (g): 6

Fiber (g): 5

Protein (g): 8

Rating: Very good

Comments: Chicken and veggies in tangy tomato sauce; brown rice with peas

Healthy Choice Bowl Creations Cheese & Chicken Tortellini

1 bowl (246 g)

Calories: 250

Fat (g): 5

Fiber (g): 6

Protein (g): 11

Rating: Very good

Comments: Lots of veggies; cheesy flavor; too-salty sauce

Stouffer's Lean Cuisine Classic Cheese Lasagna

1 serving (326 g)

Calories: 290

Fat (g): 6

Fiber (g): 4

Protein (g): 20

Rating: Very good

Comments: Rich, creamy ricotta filling; good amount of zesty sauce

Weight Watchers Smart Ones Main Street Bistro Selections Golden Baked Garlic Chicken

1 serving (283 g)

Calories: 280

Fat (g): 6

Fiber (g): 3

Protein (g): 19

Rating: Very good

Comments: Soft chicken chunks; succulent garlic sauce; fluffy rice; too few vegetables

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