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I LOVE food and I love to try new things. I have two kids and not a lot of time so I like to cook meals that are quick and easy and nutritious for my family.

(31 Recipes) Created by TUGSMOM3

Recipes in this Collection

Keri's Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.1/5
(7 ratings)

Delicious, low-fat, low-calorie, vegetarian dish

Submitted by LYLISHOTTYMOM

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 52
Vegetable Beef Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(114 ratings)

Use leftover roast beef to make this quick, hearty, healthy soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 15.9g | Calories: 119.6
Taco Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(242 ratings)

Top this soup with toasted tortilla strips and serve with lime wedges and avocado slices.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 13.7g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 290.7
Farfalle with Mushrooms & Spinach
Good 3.8/5
(73 ratings)

This recipe is fast, filling and super low in fat.

This recipe is modified from Ladies Home Journal- Mar 09

Submitted by DILBERTA

Carbs: 36.8g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 217.3
Tex Mex Calzones
Very Good 4.3/5
(280 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
Mama's Red Beans and Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(14 ratings)

Mama knows best! This New Orleans-style one pot meal is hearty, tasty, and healthy!

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 8.3g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 212.1
Beef and Blue Sandwich
Very Good 4.4/5
(71 ratings)

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 325
Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Olive Tapenade, Tomatoes, and Feta
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Make this chicken the next you have company for dinner, and they'll swear you hired caterers. It tastes like it came from a restaurant, but for much less money and effort.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 14.7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 30.4g | Calories: 269.6
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.2/5
(371 ratings)

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 24.9g | Calories: 271.4
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(555 ratings)

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans
Very Good 4.0/5
(280 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
Chicken Nachos
Good 3.9/5
(27 ratings)

Turn leftovers into a tasty movie night meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.6g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 189.5
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
Very Good 4.0/5
(78 ratings)

Tostada means toasted in Spanish, and in this simple recipe, Chef Meg makes a crunchy, crispy, chewy, cheesy tostada using leftovers from her Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 21.2g | Calories: 262.7
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(101 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 Vegetable Curry
Very Good 4.0/5
(241 ratings)

Slow cookers aren't just for meat! This is a tasty, affordable one-pot vegetarian meal that's filling and perfect for your slow cooker.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 7g | Calories: 183.6
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(195 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Very Good 4.2/5
(5 ratings)

Roasted chicken is a simple and versatile protein. Use it in soups, throw it on pasta or pair it with a simple salad. Tip: Save time and energy by roasting two chickens at once and freezing one (carve it first).
NOTE: Save about 125 calories and 11 g fat per serving by removing the skin.

Carbs: 0.2g | Fat: 25.5g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 46.7g | Calories: 427.4
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1010 ratings)

Technically this is a crustless quiche, but the addition of flour makes for a delicious crusty bottom and sides.

Submitted by JENNLOVE

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 134.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by SASSYP24

Carbs: 47g | Fat: 14g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 16.2g | Calories: 402
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