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(28 Recipes) Created by CLAIREMZM

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Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(440 ratings)

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips.

Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
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
Olive Tapenade
Very Good 4.3/5
(54 ratings)

Tapenade is a traditional sauce or condiment from Provence, in the south of France. It adds a punch of flavor for very few calories. You can buy premade tapenade, but you'll spend more money and be consuming more sodium than if you made it at home.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 17.4
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
Very Good 4.6/5
(68 ratings)

Load up on Roma tomatoes when they're in season, then dry them in the oven to intensify their flavor and savor them all year round.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 28.9
Incredible! 5.0/5
(4 ratings)

Low in sodium and high in potassium. How can you go wrong?

Submitted by FLIP_C

Carbs: 4.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 16.4
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by NICOLEINBLOOM

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 43.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(181 ratings)

This is an amazing salsa best made with fresh ingredients.

Submitted by BILLIEBUNNY19

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 38.9
(no ratings)

homemade tortillas. No baking involved!

Submitted by LINZISMITH

Carbs: 19.2g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 108
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

Use this easy, healthier alternative to canned Cream of Mushroom or Cream of Chicken soup. This is how ladies did it in the "old days." Use this entire recipe to replace one can in your casseroles.

Submitted by THINMOM5

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 9.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 128.1
Summer Cucumber Salsa
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

A new twist on salsa, for using cucumbers from the garden!

Submitted by SLINKY78

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 44.4
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

Submitted by DOASHA

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 19.1
Good 3.0/5
(1 rating)

A base salad dressing that can be made into a Mexican, Asian or Italian dressing. No fat!

Submitted by DUKESWALKER

Carbs: 2.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 8.6
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

Submitted by LEIDEEBUG

Carbs: 7.7g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 33
Very Good 4.4/5
(21 ratings)

Submitted by MOMRITZ

Carbs: 17.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 105.4
Very Good 4.4/5
(5 ratings)

I've tried lots of tortilla recipes. I hated them. Too thick, too wheaty tasting. These are the best and they are fat free. Lucky find.

Submitted by GABESMOMMA

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 67.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)


Submitted by OVERBOARD4

Carbs: 14.8g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 87.8
Vanilla Flavoring
Very Good 4.7/5
(71 ratings)

"Vanilla extract" usually isn't made with real vanilla. The good news is that it's really easy--and affordable--to make your own.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 10.7
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

Submitted by FIT_ARTIST

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 115.6
Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by LAURAG1

Carbs: 1.6g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 7.2
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(77 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
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