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gathering ideas
(Recipe Collection)

13 Recipes Created by DAWNIAMW

I'm an avid cookbook reader who loves to experiment and try new things. Being able to try, and share, new recipes with other Sparkpeople allows me to "indulge" my exploring tastebuds while keeping the waistline (and the bank budget!) in line.

Recipes in this Collection

Mediterranean Baked Fish
Very Good 4.1/5
(239 ratings)
Mediterranean Baked Fish

This dish is baked and flavored with a Mediterranean-style tomato, onion, and garlic sauce to make it lower in fat and salt.

Carbs: 17.3g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 29.4g | Calories: 225.5
Lime Quinoa Salad with Mint
Very Good 4.3/5
(9 ratings)
Lime Quinoa Salad with Mint

The mint and the parsley is nearly no-cal so use as you desire. Hunter leave out the tomato sub. with fruit.Submitted by OREAD_1

Carbs: 35.5g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 250
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Vegetarian Black Bean Cakes with Orange-Basil Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(166 ratings)
Vegetarian Black Bean Cakes with Orange-Basil Salsa

These bean cakes are yummy and great for you. Served with the salsa, it makes a very colorful and festive presentation. I serve these with a lite side salad. Plenty of protein and fiber. Even my meat loving hubby loves this meal.Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 48.3g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 13.6g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 294.2
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches. Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
Coconut & Cilantro Crusted Salmon
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)
Coconut & Cilantro Crusted Salmon

Submitted by AINTBEHVN

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 41.1g | Calories: 316.8
Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)
Very Good 4.4/5
(72 ratings)
Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)

A friend issued a challenge to cure a Nutella addiction. This recipe was just the ticket! No hydrogenated oils, fewer calories, less fat--and more fiber and protein! Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 101.3
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(296 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Fresh & Skinny Guacamole

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
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(487 ratings)
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
15 Minute Black Bean and Corn Salsa
Very Good 4.7/5
(123 ratings)
15 Minute Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This corn and black bean salsa is the perfect dish for potlucks when you want to have something healthy on the table.Submitted by CHIQUITA72979

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 46.9
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(405 ratings)
Carrot Pumpkin Bars

The perfect fall dessert. I always have at least one person ask me for the recipe!Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Tofu Chocolate Cake
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)
Tofu Chocolate Cake

I know it sounds weird: chocolate cake and tofu, together? It's so tasty, and a much healthier way to eat cake!Submitted by MEHICKS

Carbs: 35.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 189.5
Brown Sugar Rhubarb Chicken
Very Good 4.8/5
(6 ratings)
Brown Sugar Rhubarb Chicken

For the late summer months, this mildly sweet and tart chicken dish is a warm, cozy meal. It's a great way to use your rhubarb! Submitted by LADYZHERRA

Carbs: 15.7g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 14g | Calories: 196
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