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Merrylyn's Spark Recipes to try

Merrylyn's Spark Recipes to try

Recipes I want to try

(38 Recipes) Created by MERRYLYN

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.8/5
(24 ratings)

Yummy and good for you

Submitted by MMEQUEEN

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 137.9
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(326 ratings)

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(442 ratings)

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips.

Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(292 ratings)

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor while also cutting the calories in each serving.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 76.4
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!

Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(200 ratings)

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
Grilled Perch with Citrus Salsa
Good 3.9/5
(33 ratings)

Citrus and cilantro dress up grilled fish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 29.1g | Calories: 240.6
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

Last summer I spent an inordinate amount of time and money in Jamba Juice. A retailer that creates blended drinks from fresh and frozen fruit and juices, Jamba Juice's smoothies are simply delicious. But at about $3.50 for a 16-oz size, they're a tad pricey for a more than once a week fix. At least for someone on a tight budget.


So I decided to look up the ingredients of my favorite all-fruit smoothie, Peach Perfection, and make one for myself. I found their ingredients to be startlingly simple and their smoothies incredibly easy to make!


Here's my favorite recipe, one that I revise each season for what fruit's in season and what frozen fruit I have stocked in the freezer.

Submitted by TERRIFICLYFIT

Carbs: 28g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 114.7
Gooey and Sweet Baked Apple Treat
Very Good 4.1/5
(33 ratings)

Submitted by NANCYGEARY

Carbs: 21.8g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 90.6
Very Good 4.7/5
(79 ratings)

Submitted by SLCOLMAN

Carbs: 7.6g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 65.1
Vanilla Flavoring
Very Good 4.7/5
(71 ratings)

"Vanilla extract" usually isn't made with real vanilla. The good news is that it's really easy--and affordable--to make your own.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 10.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Makes 10 cups. Nutrition Facts based on 1/2 cup servings.

Submitted by ZJP42990

Carbs: 27.5g | Fat: 13.3g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 244.8
(no ratings)

I could never find this recipe just how I wanted it, so I made it my own.

Submitted by LITTLEFARMMOMMA

Carbs: 42.8g | Fat: 15.7g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 334.9
Very Good 4.3/5
(181 ratings)

This is an amazing salsa best made with fresh ingredients.

Submitted by BILLIEBUNNY19

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 38.9
Roasted Vegetable Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(41 ratings)

This is such a hearty savory soup--and it's vegan! The color alone should win you over. By roasting the vegetables you get a sweet smoky smell and taste.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23.8g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 149.9
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(190 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Garden Vegetable Frittata
Very Good 4.3/5
(348 ratings)

This healthy veggie frittata features all of our favorite spring goodies! Serve it with crusty bread and fresh fruit salad for a filling meal.

Submitted by RICKIEBETH

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 10.6g | Calories: 146.2
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(42 ratings)

Use this to dress your salad or as a dipping sauce for cut vegetables. Don't like cilantro? No problem, just swap it out for Italian parsley or dill.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 8.8
Blackberry Cobbler
Very Good 4.4/5
(7 ratings)

3 ww points

Submitted by LAUREY1

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 152.1
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

Very good low cal dessert

Submitted by RDMMCB

Carbs: 20.7g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 118.7
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