Any way you slice it, this weekend was probably a bender chock-full of alky, cals, and candy (our favorite trio). But drop the guilt and snap out of it, because with the holiday season creeping around the corner, it's gonna be hard to avoid adding a little extra sumthin' on the waistline before wintertime's upon us. Our advice? Try one of these 400-calorie (or less) recipes from three of New York City's finest chefs. Alexandra Raij of Txikito and El Quinto Pino Restaurants, Harold Dieterle of Perilla and Kin Shop, and sister duo, bakers Melissa and Emily Elsen of Four and Twenty Blackbirds Bakery, are offering seriously tasty dishes that will keep you looking (and feeling) fit all the way through to those New Year's resolutions. But we're not talking celery and soup. You can do some hardcore cooking and chowing down without having to cut back on the delicious factor. And, with these options, sneaking an extra glass of wine is fine by us.
Click through to get the dish—we're talking pie here people!
Photos: Courtesy of Helen Hollyman