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Chef Meg's Cookbook

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Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(39 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest. This side dish is quite affordable: about 60 cents a serving for the vegetables!

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 6.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 164.1
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(100 ratings)

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
Chicken Stock
Very Good 4.5/5
(55 ratings)

After you've roasted a chicken or turkey don't throw away the bones. They can be used to make homemade, low-sodium stocks, which can add flavor to your healthy, home-cooked meals.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 28.3
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 151
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
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
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(88 ratings)

These sophisticated popped are stuffed with creamy Gouda cheese, a bit of bacon, and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 144.1
Roasted Chicken with Herb Oil
Very Good 4.5/5
(158 ratings)

Roasted chicken is a simple and versatile protein. Use it in soups, throw it on pasta or pair it with a simple salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.2g | Fat: 22.6g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 46.7g | Calories: 405.1
Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans
Very Good 4.0/5
(281 ratings)

This is a great recipe to use as a basis for plenty of meals!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 29.7g | Calories: 225.4
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(199 ratings)

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
Easy Beef Roast
Very Good 4.4/5
(146 ratings)

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 191.2
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
Tex Mex Calzones
Very Good 4.3/5
(282 ratings)

An Italian favorite gets a below the border twist. Chef Meg made just a few tweaks before giving this one her seal of approval! She adds the spices early in cooking to help boost flavor and added a full pound of turkey for a more filling meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.2g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 47.7g | Calories: 413.7
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(366 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
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Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(200 ratings)

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Caramelized Onions
Very Good 4.4/5
(45 ratings)

Learn how to make caramelized onions to add flavor to any dish, from soups and sandwiches to stews and dips.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 26.4
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice. You can easily make your own at home. And it makes a great hostess gift for any fall event! Feel free to double or triple this recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 8.9
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(105 ratings)

This one-dish meal is great for a weeknight meal or as a appetizer for a party. Serve it with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 30g | Calories: 326.1
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(183 ratings)

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
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