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Finally Healthy Cookbook

I'm going to be entering in my favorite healthy recipes into this so I can start tracking the food. Hope you enjoy them as much as I do!

(80 Recipes) Created by PMGOHIO

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This is a delicious recipe that my family has loved for years, and it is really easy to make. It tastes even better the 2nd day.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 25.7g | Fat: 11.6g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 21.4g | Calories: 290.1
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My mother always made the best pot roast. But because she was dealing with four kids and a hectic life, she would put it on the stove and forget about it, until one of us would hear her shriek, "Oh my God!! Check the pot roast!" Most of the time, we could catch it just in the nick of time before all the broth boiled away. I swore, when I grew up, that I was going to keep the freaking broth topped off and avoid the drama... but as it turns out, that's the secret to phenomenal pot roast!

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 41.6g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 45.1g | Calories: 475.5
Quick and Easy Creamy Mushroom Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)

I created this dish for dinner one day when I was pressed for time with ingredients I had on hand and it was an instant hit! A low carb delight as is, but you can serve over wide whole wheat noodles or brown rice if you are not watching carbs.

Submitted by BETHPROVERBS31

Carbs: 7.1g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 30.1g | Calories: 211.2
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25 years ago, I produced a series of cooking videos. It's how I learned how to cook. I still use the recipes from that series, and they have become family favorites!

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 11.3g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 100.8
Tangy Cucumber and Onion Salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(66 ratings)

This light salad perfectly complements spicier main dishes.

Submitted by GBUNDRA

Carbs: 8.2g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 33.6
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These are a great way to kick up flavor in a salad or oatmeal. Unfortunately, they also taste really good by themselves or on vanilla ice cream. You can fit them into your food plan, but realize a serving equals 5 pecan halves. Use them SPARINGLY!

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 74.4
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This is a variation on Quick and Easy Creamy Mushroom Chicken; just kicks up the flavor of the chicken a bit.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 9.7g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 23.6g | Calories: 223.7
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This recipe came out of the Columbus Dispatch (Ohio); I have adapted it to bring down the calories. It takes a long time to cook in the oven, but your house will smell like heaven and everyone will be quite impressed because this one is really tasty!

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 20.6g | Fat: 20.7g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 29.6g | Calories: 423.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Another Columbus Dispatch recipe.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 22.9g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 28.2g | Calories: 397.4
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(108 ratings)

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
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This is one of many variations I've developed to make a quick and tasty dinner with boneless chicken. The secret is to use Seasoned Flour - you can find it in the baking aisle, usually with fried chicken mix.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 16.9g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 25.6g | Calories: 345.9
Herb Crusted Pork Loin Roast
Very Good 4.6/5
(98 ratings)

Simple, but flavorful, this dish is an impressive meal any time of year. Double the recipe and freeze the leftovers.

Submitted by WAZAROO

Carbs: 0.6g | Fat: 10.3g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 209
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Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 19.5g | Fat: 25.4g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 30.6g | Calories: 476.3
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I'm making this as a light cake for Easter Sunday dinner. I will fill it with Orange Butter Filling, glaze with Apricot Glaze & dust with chopped almonds.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 28.7g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 153.4
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Julia Child recommends using this for the Orange Spongecake as a filling. I am using half the recipe for the filling - it is plenty! Can also be used as a filling for tartlets or cookies. If you add 1 stick of softened butter to 1 cup of icing, it will make a butter cream icing. Not exactly a diet food, though!

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 174.9
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This is a variation of the Orange Spongecake.

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 28.7g | Fat: 20.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 6.1g | Calories: 315.9
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Julia's classic - I love this soup because its magical and very inexpensive; take some potatoes, leeks, and salt, simmer them in water for 45 minutes, and voila! Delicious soup! I've subbed half of the water for vegetable stock too, and that was similarly delicious. Enjoy!

Submitted by JEPAROO

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3.4g | Calories: 155.7
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This is Julia Child's Gratin of Potatoes, Onions and Sausages, p. 55 of the 2009 edition of Mastering the Art of French Cooking; adapted slightly for calories

Submitted by MSWITTIR

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 30.8g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 29.2g | Calories: 478.9
Very Good 4.3/5
(113 ratings)

Combine black beans with fresh vegetables to make a fiber-rich vegetarian friendly salad.

Carbs: 40.4g | Fat: 14.7g | Fiber: 13.1g | Protein: 13.1g | Calories: 332.7
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This was served at my sorority reunion and was delicious with Poppy Seed Salad Dressing

Submitted by PMGOHIO

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 59.5
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