This is the perfect recipe to help transition the whole family into a healthier lifestyle. Everyone loves spaghetti, and these simple tweaks will have you losing weight and still eating foods you love.

All you need is 1 ounce of 90% lean ground beef (61) calories, 1 teaspoon of olive oil (40) calories, ½ cup of sliced mushrooms (11) calories, ¼ cup of chopped red bell peppers (12) calories, 2 ounces of whole grain spaghetti (200) calories, and ½ cup of low sodium pasta sauce (111) calories. Total 435 calories.

Put a medium sized pot half filled with water to boil. Cook the ground beef in non stick pan with one teaspoon of olive oil for ten minutes. Add the sliced mushrooms and the bell peppers to the pan with the ground beef. Place the whole grain spaghetti in the boiling water to cook. When the pasta is done cooking, drain the water and put the pasta back in the pot. When the vegetables and ground beef are done cooking, add them to the pot with the pasta. Add the pasta sauce to the pot and stir it over low heat for three minutes. Enjoy.