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(96 Recipes) Created by LADYPIXEL

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Coach Nicole's Mini Vegetable Frittatas
Very Good 4.4/5
(327 ratings)

Make this ahead of time and then refrigerate for a quick, protein-packed breakfast that's also portion-controlled. Top with salsa (optional) and serve with toast for a complete breakfast.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 71.3
Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.6/5
(88 ratings)

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 64.4
Coach Nicole's Cold Weather Vegi Stew
Very Good 4.5/5
(20 ratings)

I love making this soup throughout the fall and winter. It's filling, healthy and stores well. Perfect with a grilled cheese sandwich on whole wheat bread.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 202.2
Garden Fresh Lasagna
Very Good 4.4/5
(32 ratings)

I love rich, cheesy lasagna, but in the summer when vegetables are at their peak, cheese overwhelms the dish. Adding plenty of fresh vegetables to your regular lasagna for a healthy, light summer supper.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 30.1g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 12.1g | Calories: 212.1
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Weight Watcher's Points, 7 per slice

Submitted by DOLPGRL

Carbs: 23.9g | Fat: 14.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 14.3g | Calories: 291
Almond Chicken Salad with Asparagus
Very Good 4.2/5
(154 ratings)

Served on a bed of nutrient-rich spinach, this chicken is a tasty lunch or dinner!

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 24g | Calories: 161.5
Roasted Pork Chops with Sweet Potatoes & Apples
Good 3.8/5
(27 ratings)

A wonderful combination of sweet and spicy. It has become a family favorite.

Submitted by MSBONAFIDE

Carbs: 60g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 9.9g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 431.1
Very Good 4.3/5
(70 ratings)

Snack or condiment

Submitted by PFROTH

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 27.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(9 ratings)

Zucchini and fresh green beans grilled with olive oil and mushrooms - delicious and nutritious without the added calories and fat of breading and deep frying.

Submitted by CDRAKEAK

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 60.9
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(184 ratings)

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Submitted by RYEAXL1

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 67
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Fresh Fruit Salad with Honey-Yogurt Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(195 ratings)

We love all the sweet flavors and contrasting textures in this simple fruit salad. Sprinkle chopped, toasted nuts or granola on top for crunch.

Carbs: 31.5g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 136.7
Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce
Good 3.6/5
(166 ratings)

This Asian-inspired pasta dish is so good and so quick to make and can be served hot or cold. Add some tofu for another healthy option.

Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 9.4g | Calories: 239.9
Good 3.6/5
(17 ratings)

Sounds unusual, but try it! It's excellent for using up your Halloween pumpkins.

Submitted by KARATEMAMABEAR

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 172.9
Savory Stuffed Pumpkins
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

In my house, pumpkins are for eating--not carving! Stuff small pumpkins for an interesting presentation.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.5g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 120.1
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(85 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Light and Creamy Cole Slaw
Good 3.5/5
(10 ratings)

It will be our little secret that this recipe isn't high in fat. It's so creamy no one will ever know!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 51.8
Tangy Summer Slaw
Good 3.8/5
(10 ratings)

Tahini replaces mayonnaise for a creamy texture and adds a tangy flavor, plus some fiber, protein, and calcium.




Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.5g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 55.2
Crunchy Cole Slaw
Good 3.8/5
(23 ratings)

This crunchy cole slaw is a healthier version of that summer favorite: ramen noodle salad. Two servings of vegetables in every portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 69.8
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