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(59 Recipes) Created by BLAHIDONTLIKEU

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Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(548 ratings)

A healthy and filling middle eastern dip! Eat it as an appetizer or snack with some pita. Why buy your hummus ready made from the store, when you can make it yourself?

Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by CTISCH77

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 55.6
DIM SUM
Good 3.0/5
(4 ratings)

Submitted by TAMMYHOOPER

Carbs: 7.2g | Fat: 21.3g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 237
Good 3.9/5
(7 ratings)

Linda is a dietician and this is how she gets everyone -- even those who think they don't like it -- to eat their spinach!

Submitted by JESPAH

Carbs: 5.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 68.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

This is an awesome appetizer recipe. Everyone loves it! I'm sure you will too!
I like to mix it up ahead of time and put it in the fridge. I also cut up the pita bread before I put the mixture on it. It's prettier for appetizers when it's drop by spoonfuls onto the bread. More tedious, but prettier.

Submitted by 1KOKOMO1

Carbs: 2.4g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 25.7
Garden-Style Lasagna
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Vegetable lasagna is a crowd-pleaser and a classic make-ahead dish. You can use precut onions, matchstick-cut carrots, and broccoli, in addition to precooked noodles, to speed up preparation. If you make it ahead, let it cool completely, then cover and chill. The next day, heat single servings in the microwave. Freeze leftovers for dinner.

Submitted by RUTHSHEART

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 19.1
Very Good 4.6/5
(12 ratings)

A lowfat delicious creamy Greek dressing

Submitted by BARBSDUCK

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 29
(no ratings)

A light alternative to other snack foods. The tahini paste used in hummus is a great source of calcium and helps to lower blood pressure and protect the liver. Check out http://chetday.com/sesameseedhealth.htm to learn more about the health benefits of sesame seeds.

Submitted by VENUSJILL

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 56.6
Crab Rangoon - Baked
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Modified from Kraft Foods Recipes... very good and lite!

Submitted by LADYSUNBEAM

Carbs: 6.3g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 50.2
Very Good 4.5/5
(20 ratings)

Submitted by LAWOLF2

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 19.7
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Very Good 4.7/5
(76 ratings)

A great party dip that all my friends ask for everytime we have a cook out or party!

Submitted by ELAINEHN

Carbs: 3g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 70.7
Tzatziki~~~Fresh Cucumber Dill Sauce/Salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(60 ratings)

This fresh and tangy cucumber dill sauce uses non-fat plain yogurt to give it a creamy taste and texture. It can be eaten as a side dish with grilled chicken or as a topping on a gyro or pita sandwich!!!!

Submitted by MISSJCISRUNNING

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 21
Lumpia or Filipino Egg Roll
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

This is one type of Lumpia (Tagalog for Eggroll-it's a Filipino Eggroll). I prefer using Ground Beef and Ground Pork but you can use the Ground Chicken or Ground Turkey along with the Pork also. I DO NOT COOK MY MEAT AND VEGGIES I prefer to mix them together in a bowl with the seasonings and then roll them in the Lumpia to a somewhat small size then deep fry them. They are more flavorful that way. You can cook it if you want to but it may not come out as well. I also prefer to use Chinese Yard Long Pole Beans cut into small diagonal pieces instead of regular Green Beans. I also use MSG in some of my cooking or otherwise known as Accent. It does help to bring flavors out in your cooking, but, this is optional for anyone else but me. I do not use regular Egg Roll Wraps. I prefer to use Lumpia Wraps(o'tasty spring roll wraps is the commercial name for them in the stores) which are larger and come in crepe thin slices. I also prefer to seal my wrappers with raw egg. It comes out better that way but you can use water-flour paste also. I also prefer to cut my veggies into tiny matchstick pieces. It's better that way in the Lumpia but you can do it anyway you want. For a dipping sauce you can use the Lumpia Sauce recipe below but in mine I turn it into a Sweet and Sour Sauce by making Annatto Water and adding 1/3 cup to the recipe instead of water, and 1/4 c crushed pineapples in juice. You can also mix in bits of bell pepper if you like. This is the Annatto Water recipe aka Achiote Water also: In a small heavy saucepan, heat the water over medium heat. Add the annatto seeds and cook, stirring constantly, until the water becomes a rich, orange-red color, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Strain the water into a jar, discarding the seeds, and keep covered in the refrigerator. You can do the same thing using Oil to make Annatto Oil. I also prefer to use just the soy sauce and about 1/4 vinegar mixed with fresh, not cooked, garlic and onion diced up and crushed with a bit of black pepper or chili peppers crushed in as a dipping sauce. I also like to use 1/4 Fish Sauce(Patis) mixed with 1/2 Lemon or Lime Juice for dipping also.

Submitted by BOBBIY

Carbs: 13.2g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 120.7
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

These golden nuggets of goodness are great-tasting, and actually not bad for you!

Carbs: 7.6g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 15.8g | Calories: 120.6
Cheesy Spinach Squares
Very Good 4.5/5
(45 ratings)

Spinach and mozzarella cheese are baked together to make irresistable savory appetizer treats!

Submitted by ERUPERTO

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 79
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

Submitted by MULL2487

Carbs: 2.8g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 128.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)

easy to make, great tasting soft pretzels!!
a wonderful, low fat snack!!

Submitted by DJVERBOOM

Carbs: 23.1g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 126.6
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Dip

Submitted by BTONGO

Carbs: 0.6g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 13.1
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

My dad used to make these cheese balls and give away as Christmas Gifts with a package of Ritz crackers.

Submitted by MOMSHAWNA

Carbs: 0.8g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 72.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(36 ratings)

High protein, low fat, very high taste!

Submitted by DJENSENAK

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 15.2g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 154.8
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