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Skinny Chicken Parmesan Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(75 ratings)

While chicken Parmesan is traditionally fried and served with pasta, this lighter version is delightful atop a hearty tomato and basil salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 38.2g | Calories: 353.1
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

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
Crunchy Mexican Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(80 ratings)

I love faux frying foods using panko. This crunchy, spicy chicken would be great on a taco salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 29.7g | Calories: 221.8
Maple Country Style Pork Ribs (Low Sugar)
Very Good 4.4/5
(31 ratings)

Baked or slow cooked, these delicious and tender ribs are low in sugar but big on flavor.

Submitted by LANDMOM

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 22.3g | Calories: 188.4
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(33 ratings)

Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 193.7
Sesame Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(425 ratings)

This sesame chicken recipe is a slimmed-down and healthier version of the sesame chicken from PF Chang's and other Chinese restaurants.

Submitted by PISCESWOMAN87

Carbs: 7g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 28.2g | Calories: 299.8
White Chicken Chili
Very Good 4.5/5
(411 ratings)

This chili is packed with flavor and fiber. Make a big batch for a crowd or freeze it in single-serving containers for up to four months.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 20.2g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 25g | Calories: 234.5
Cheeseburger Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(23 ratings)

A hearty, healthier take on an iconic American meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 14.4g | Calories: 196.6
Shrimp Pad Thai
Very Good 4.4/5
(49 ratings)

I adjusted the recipe to lower the fat and calories.

Submitted by KASIBUG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 20.4g | Calories: 210.5
Thai Noodle Salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(159 ratings)

You'll get 100% of your daily vitamin C with this dish!

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 19.4g | Calories: 235.9
15-Minute Asian Beef Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

This soup is packed with flavor yet low in fat. You can customize it with any vegetables or protein you have on hand.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 247.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(36 ratings)

A Weight Watchers recipe... a FAVORITE of mine!

Submitted by SLIMKATIE

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 27.5g | Calories: 196.8
Very Good 4.4/5
(20 ratings)

Got this recipe from my WW leader

Submitted by CPARLIER

Carbs: 28g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 23.5g | Calories: 207.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(19 ratings)

This taste just like the burbon chicken you get at mall food courts...but much healthier

Submitted by CHRISTEN83

Carbs: 25.8g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 167.6
Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(117 ratings)

Removing the chicken fat and skin and adding no salt to the tasty sauce makes this chicken favorite heart-healthy.

Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 177.2
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
Easy Vegetable Enchiladas
Very Good 4.3/5
(72 ratings)

Though we loaded up on the veggies, we didn't skip on the good stuff!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 59.8g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 14.6g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 356.6
(no ratings)

Submitted by LISAREINKE

Carbs: 52.3g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 318.3
Super Miso Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(20 ratings)

This simple, hearty miso soup is full of superfoods like quinoa, kale, and turmeric, a powerful anti-inflammatory spice.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 32g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 6.7g | Protein: 14.6g | Calories: 247.6
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon
Very Good 4.5/5
(56 ratings)

Turn any night into a special occasion with this 20-minute meal inspired by a Parisian bistro.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 18.8g | Calories: 208
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