Healthier Criteria

For a recipe to qualify as healthier, it must be reviewed and approved by the ConAgra Foods® nutrition experts to ensure that it meets specific criteria.*

Our healthier main dish recipes must meet the following criteria per serving:

  • 500 calories or fewer
  • 35% total calories from fat or less
  • 10% total calories from saturated fat or less
  • 90 mg cholesterol or fewer
  • 720 mg sodium or fewer

Our healthier side dish recipes must meet the following criteria per serving:

  • 340 calories or fewer
  • 35% total calories from fat or less
  • 10% total calories from saturated fat or less
  • 60 mg cholesterol or fewer
  • 480 mg sodium or fewer

Our healthier dessert recipes must meet the following criteria per serving:

  • 150 calories or fewer
  • 35% total calories from fat or less
  • 10% total calories from saturated fat or less
  • 60 mg cholesterol or fewer
  • 480 mg sodium or fewer

Recipes marked as low calorie, low fat, carb control, or high fiber must meet the following criteria:

  • Low Calorie = 120 calories or fewer per 100 g
  • Low Fat = 3 g of total fat or fewer per 100 g
  • Carb Control = 15 g of carbs or fewer per serving
  • High Fiber = 20% or greater daily value of fiber per serving

* These criteria were developed by ConAgra Foods nutrition experts using various authoritative and regulatory sources, including the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2005, and authoritative statements from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.