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(29 Recipes) Created by MUSIC2HISEARS

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Spinach and Tomato Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(146 ratings)

Most pasta salads are heavy on the pasta and light on everything else. This version, which can be served warm or cold, includes a hefty portion of vegetables--both spinach and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 267.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(9 ratings)

Submitted by PATROLSEC

Carbs: 39.7g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 34.8g | Calories: 365.9
Strawberry Cheesecake Shake
Very Good 4.5/5
(208 ratings)

A filling breakfast or post-workout recovery drink, this protein-packed smoothie tastes just like strawberry cheesecake! You can also substitute any other fruit for the strawberries, or add half the strawberries and half a different kind of fruit. (We love the classic strawberry banana combo!)

Submitted by OILPAINTER

Carbs: 36.4g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 19.4g | Calories: 236.3
California Fresh fruit skewers
(no ratings)

Fresh fruit kebab

Submitted by ESCHIWAL

Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 56
Good 3.7/5
(3 ratings)

I may have to come back in and adjust recipe a little. I just tossed this together tonight so it may need some tweaking...

Submitted by BITSY0516

Carbs: 12.3g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 17.9g | Calories: 176.6
15 Minute Chili
Very Good 4.1/5
(883 ratings)

In 15 minutes, this easy recipe will take the chill off a cold evening.

Carbs: 32.3g | Fat: 13.3g | Fiber: 10.1g | Protein: 31.3g | Calories: 370.8
Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
Very Good 4.8/5
(17 ratings)

A scrumptious, 'eat only one', fall treat. ; )

Submitted by NUTMEG7

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 76.9
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

try this comforting, delicious and super quick soup. though this soup could use some tinkering in the sodium department.... (keep your eyes open for sodium-reduced alternatives), it remains a staple comfort food at our house.

Submitted by MARNIGOBANJO

Carbs: 10.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 5.4g | Calories: 87.8
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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
Pan Asian Shrimp
(no ratings)

This is a recipe from the ChefMD website. It looks like a yummy meal for a cool summer evening.

Submitted by MUSIC2HISEARS

Carbs: 48.3g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 27.2g | Calories: 344.9
Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(631 ratings)

This healthy apple crisp recipe is sweet and simple to prepare but uses very little added sugar.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
Single Serving Chocolate Brownie
Very Good 4.1/5
(315 ratings)

Like a "No Pudge" fudge brownie in 1 minute: Low fat, low cal, even some fiber! Save this single serving recipe for when you don't want a whole batch to tempt you!

Submitted by SLOWSET

Carbs: 22.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 94.5
Veggie Kebabs
Very Good 4.4/5
(160 ratings)

A tasty way to get your veggies during BBQ season

Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 77.7
End-of-Summer Roasted Veggies
Very Good 4.2/5
(119 ratings)

This is a recipe i put together last night with the veggies I had in the fridge and my husband and daughter LOVED it. Very yummy over ride pilaf or couscous. You can add chicken or fish to make this a non-veggie meal

Submitted by VEGGIEDOC4LIFE

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 121.2
Salmon with Summer Tomato Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(193 ratings)

This simple summer recipe is good hot or cold. The creamy avocado pairs so well with fresh summer tomatoes.

Submitted by MBH1118

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 30.6g | Calories: 253.5
No Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.5/5
(22 ratings)

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 19.8
Honey Balsamic Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(525 ratings)

Sweet and tangy, this chicken takes less than five minutes to prep!

Submitted by LAUR986

Carbs: 10.1g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 173.3
Guiltless Chicken Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(43 ratings)

We ditched the mayo from this sandwich staple and boosted the nutrition with crunchy vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 29g | Calories: 179.4
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