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Healthy Sides

Healthy Sides

For all those extras that go along with mail course.

(71 Recipes) Created by EVWINGS

Recipes in this Collection

Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(173 ratings)

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 85.3
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins
Very Good 4.4/5
(44 ratings)

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did just eat pie!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 119.8
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(288 ratings)

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
Very Good 4.4/5
(114 ratings)

Submitted by JULZ654

Carbs: 43.7g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 230.6
Feta & Spinach Scramble
Very Good 4.2/5
(642 ratings)

Celebrate spinach season with this lean and green scramble. Salty feta and velvety eggs combine beautifully with wilted spinach for a filling breakfast that's high in protein.

Submitted by HOPEIGETIT2

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 18.4g | Calories: 200.3
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(363 ratings)

In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 176.8
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
Very Good 4.1/5
(255 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
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(800 ratings)

A quick and easy dinner that is also low in fat, this chicken casserole is perfect for busy nights.

Submitted by LYZ219

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 284.2
Very Good 4.5/5
(44 ratings)

This high-fiber, high-protein, low-fat salad travels well.

Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 22.2g | Fat: 18.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 285.2
Corn Chowder
Very Good 4.1/5
(272 ratings)

Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty summer soup.

Carbs: 33.3g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 8.1g | Calories: 209.5
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(393 ratings)

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 16.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 181.2
Banana Raisin Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(226 ratings)

Bake these over the weekend, and enjoy throughout the week for breakfast or a snack.

Carbs: 46.2g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 276.5
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
BBQ Steak Wrap
Very Good 4.0/5
(185 ratings)

This no-hassle dish is a sure crowd pleaser! Packed with kid-friendly ingredients, it's a quick and nutritious meal that's adaptable, too.

Submitted by FORMERFATTY

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 8.7g | Protein: 31.5g | Calories: 405.5
Peanut and Sesame Noodles
Very Good 4.2/5
(318 ratings)

Served cold or hot, these tangy yet sweet noodles are rich and tasty.

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 7.7g | Calories: 208.6
Vanilla Flavoring
Very Good 4.7/5
(71 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: This should be in another cookbook, but when I went to file it, that one wouldn't show up for some reason.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 10.7
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
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.1/5
(69 ratings)

This quick and easy meal is a hit with kids. If they can't tolerate spicy foods, reduce or omit the sriracha.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 46.6g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 9.6g | Protein: 33g | Calories: 415.9
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(189 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
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
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