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(24 Recipes) Created by CAROJSCHU

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Parmesan Rice Pilaf
Very Good 4.0/5
(154 ratings)

Sauteing the rice and onion adds tons of flavor with very little fat.

Carbs: 11.6g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 83.9
Very Good 4.4/5
(174 ratings)

Everyone will love this simple dish that's full of flavor!

Submitted by SMOKINGSBADFORU

Carbs: 28.8g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 172.6
Light & Easy Vegetable Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

This super simple recipe is so much better for you than takeout, and is ready in minutes. Use brown rice to give you lasting energy!

Carbs: 23.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.6g | Calories: 136.9
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(200 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Very Good 4.1/5
(17 ratings)

This is a quick meal you can throw together with your favorite fresh and/or frozen veggies. Eat as a main entree or serve with another protein, such as tofu or chicken.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 37g | Fat: 13.6g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 12.5g | Calories: 317.4
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables
Very Good 4.1/5
(207 ratings)

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 294.9
Garlic Pita Chips
Very Good 4.5/5
(235 ratings)

Take pita bread to a crunchy new level.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 126
White Beans, Spinach and Tomatoes over Linguine
Very Good 4.3/5
(482 ratings)

This filling vegetarian meal is nutritious and easy to make.

Submitted by TWINMOM143

Carbs: 52.7g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 284.5
Vegetable Risotto
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

Rich and creamy, this risotto is full of whole grains and vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 220.2
Not Fried Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(241 ratings)

This is my alternative to fried rice which uses no oil!

Submitted by RYDIAEMERALD

Carbs: 35.3g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 7.9g | Calories: 199
Black Beans and Brown Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(85 ratings)

A simple, hearty meat-free meal. Pair with a green salad, and dinner is ready.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 45.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 7.6g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 213.1
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
Very Good 4.1/5
(256 ratings)

This is a great slow cooker side dish that's incredibly easy to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 170.5
 Tuna and White Bean Salad
Good 3.9/5
(254 ratings)

A refreshing alternative to tuna salad. Pair with tomatoes and cucumber for a light lunch.

Submitted by JLPNURSE

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 219.1
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese
Very Good 4.4/5
(361 ratings)

Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.

Submitted by SLIMKATIE

Carbs: 32.1g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 232.8
Maple Almond Granola
Very Good 4.2/5
(47 ratings)

Granola is incredibly affordable when you make it yourself. This recipe combines some of my favorite ingredients: maple syrup, almond butter and seeds!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 198.9
Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
Very Good 4.3/5
(41 ratings)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 224.3
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Skinny Pizza Margherita
Very Good 4.4/5
(39 ratings)

We've bumped up the nutrition--and kept all the flavor--of this traditional Italian pizza with tomato, sliced mozzarella, basil, and olive oil.

Submitted by SPCOOKBOOK

Carbs: 28g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 219.9
Good 3.8/5
(4 ratings)

This cornbread was a serendipitous success. I didn't have cornmeal but I had masa de harina (corn flour). As it turns out, masa de harina yields a light and fluffy cornbread!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 22.2g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 140.1
Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(62 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
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