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Learning to Cook Healthy

I like to cook but I am from the South so I cook that way...Now I am trying to learn to cook healthier for me and my family.

(32 Recipes) Created by LILMSHAPPY74

Recipes in this Collection

Triple Cheese & Bacon Jalapeno Poppers
Good 3.8/5
(5 ratings)

Fantastic Low Carb Treat - Dip in low carb ranch or blue cheese dressing. Super Bowl Party favorite !

Submitted by ANEWAY

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 8.1g | Calories: 162.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(31 ratings)

My mom makes this dish and it is absolutely delicious. Cooking for many people can be hard on a budget and cassaroles offer a lot of yummy food without the price.

Submitted by MARLEYNBALOO

Carbs: 24.5g | Fat: 17.5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 20.8g | Calories: 343.2
Spicy Taco Pizza
Very Good 4.6/5
(35 ratings)

If your family enjoys tacos, then why not top a pizza with the same delicious combination? Easy & delicious!

Submitted by JST4GVN

Carbs: 13.9g | Fat: 7.7g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 14.7g | Calories: 189.6
Very Good 4.7/5
(10 ratings)

yummy

Submitted by BRAND.NEW.ME

Carbs: 5.4g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 10.4g | Calories: 122.8
Veggie Kebabs
Very Good 4.4/5
(160 ratings)

A tasty way to get your veggies during BBQ season

Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 77.7
Easy Slow Cooker Lemony Garlic Chicken Breast
Very Good 4.1/5
(268 ratings)

Tasty and nutritious, this slow cooker recipe will be a family favorite.

Submitted by FLYAWAYFREE

Carbs: 0.9g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 167.8
Potato flake fried chicken
Very Good 4.2/5
(223 ratings)

Submitted by SPICEAHOLIC

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 35.2g | Calories: 265.2
Very Good 4.7/5
(29 ratings)

Super quick and easy low fat, low calorie Taco Tuesday option!

Submitted by BOOTSTRAPBABY

Carbs: 31.5g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 14.7g | Calories: 207.5
Very Good 4.6/5
(14 ratings)

A very delicious variation on chicken salad. Using Dijon and honey in the dressing make the difference. It's great to make a whole batch and just eat on it all week. Super crunchy, super good, you'll want to serve this at all your brunches and lunches.

Submitted by ANNETTEBELISLE

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 14.2g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 211.9
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Pre-heat oven to 375 F. degrees
Easy and tasty. Great lunch for kids

Submitted by ICAN-DOTHIS

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 10g | Calories: 210
Pulled Chicken BBQ Sandwich
Very Good 4.3/5
(398 ratings)

This low-calorie, low-fat version of the classic BBQ sandwich will be a new family favorite!

Submitted by INFJMJ

Carbs: 22.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 22.1g | Calories: 200.7
Stuffed Bell Peppers
Very Good 4.5/5
(207 ratings)

This stuffed bell pepper recipe is really delicious! You can use red bell peppers if you like that flavor better. It incorporates your protein, starch, and veggies in one neat package! Brown rice is used for an added nutritional punch.

Submitted by KS76017

Carbs: 30.9g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 24.4g | Calories: 296.2
One-Pan Chicken Parmesan
Very Good 4.6/5
(401 ratings)

A quick and easy version of an Italian classic that can be finished in the oven or on the stove.

Submitted by SORCHACULLEN

Carbs: 4.4g | Fat: 13.5g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 38.3g | Calories: 299.2
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Ground Beef and Potato Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(184 ratings)

My aunt Gwen was a great cook and she kept go-to, quick recipes that were always as good as her spent-all-day-making recipes. This was one of my favorites from her go-to, quick list.

Submitted by LADYPHOENIX61

Carbs: 18.5g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 14g | Calories: 166.3
Chicken Quesadilla served with Taco Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(15 ratings)

This is a yummy mexican inspired dish, I love that the salad is served with salsa, sour cream & guacamole instead of boring old salad dressing. Nice & Low Calories for those Calorie Counters out there!

Submitted by JANNERS1980

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 32.6g | Calories: 243.5
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(285 ratings)

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 239.3
Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(174 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
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Add or subtract spices to your taste. Sometimes I add red pepper to add some kick!!

Submitted by ANGIETOHER

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 18.2g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 68.6g | Calories: 521.8
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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