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(39 Recipes) Created by MACSKA_NEKO

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World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(247 ratings)

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 73.9
Easy Poached Eggs and Pasta
Very Good 4.2/5
(187 ratings)

I can't get enough of this easy recipe; it's ready in 15 minutes!The still-runny egg yolk adds a creaminess to the sauce and perfectly mixes with the spinach.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 53.9g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 18.1g | Calories: 337.3
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Pumpkin Bean Dip
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

This is awesome, easy to make, and a huge hit at parties when you want to serve something more creative than hummus!


Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 16.7g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 123.4
Very Good 4.1/5
(8 ratings)

Submitted by BRENDABERGER

Carbs: 17.1g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 130
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Yet another "working with what we've got in the house" recipe...

There are 7 one cup servings here; my hubbie and I each had 2 cups as a serving, with 3 left over.

Submitted by LITTLE_DIVA

Carbs: 18.8g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 11.1g | Calories: 151.9
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

Fast, easy & the whole family will enjoy!

Submitted by JILLSWORLD

Carbs: 6.3g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 17g | Calories: 161.6
Nancy's Ol' Fashioned, Easy, Simple Chicken Soup...Un-Chained Recipe Contest!
Very Good 4.1/5
(30 ratings)

This is (a) an improvement on Corner Bakery Cafe's Mom's Chicken Noodle Soup; (b) a large pot of vitamin-rich, naturally sweet, nutritious, chicken soup that (c) is very easy to make, (d) freezes well, (e) feeds about a dozen hungry people, and (f) I make throughout the year after having and making many different variations on a theme for many years

Although it can take a little time to get the chicken off the bones, it's SO worth it! Also, if you don't want to use a whole chicken or shredding it just isn't your thing, you can use chicken parts or whole breasts instead, cut off the big chunks, and dice or shred them. They'll take less cooking time, too.

There's nothing better for you, especially when ONLY chicken soup will do! It's not ambrosia (nectar of the gods), but it's as close as I can get! I appreciate your feedback and input. Enjoy! SparkPeople rocks my world! Nancy, a/k/a KEEPITMOVING

Submitted by KEEPITMOVING

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 16.7g | Calories: 105.4
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Tater Tot Ground Turkey Casserole - Super Easy
Very Good 4.5/5
(130 ratings)

This is a family favorite modified with healthier ingredients!

Submitted by OUGIRLKEL

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 16.4g | Calories: 235.1
 Mini Eggplant Pizzas
Very Good 4.3/5
(312 ratings)

Ditch the crust and boost your veggie intake with these eggplant "pizzas."

Submitted by GONZOSTAR

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 119.1
Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich
Very Good 4.3/5
(375 ratings)

This tastes just like cheese pizza! Pair this with a salad and you have a great pizzeria style lunch without the calories attached--or the bill.

Submitted by PUNKGIRL213

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 242.3
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.4/5
(365 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
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
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(325 ratings)

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(150 ratings)

This tomato soup is so rich and thick you'll swear it's laden with cream and butter. The trick is really good tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 98.9
Quinoa with Spinach and Feta Cheese
Very Good 4.4/5
(361 ratings)

Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.

Submitted by SLIMKATIE

Carbs: 32.1g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 232.8
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars
Very Good 4.2/5
(237 ratings)

This homemade alternative to store-bought granola bars, is a good source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Tasty and so simple to make! A quarter cup of raisins (not included here) also make a yummy addition!

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 39.6g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 220.4
Quesadilla Explosion Salad: SparkRecipes Un-Chained Recipe Contest Finalist
Very Good 4.2/5
(46 ratings)

Oh, Quesadilla Explosion Salad! How I love you!
I have eaten plenty of these at Chili's and was "Oh so surprised!" to see it listed as #2 on the 10 worst restaurant salads! Number T-O-O! Too much fat, Too many calories, Too many points!

It's a salad! How can it be so bad for you?

Something had to be done! This is my response. I have also created recipes for the various ingredients used in this salad. They are named as they appear in the list of ingredients. Feel free to use them or your own. Beware the nutrition data of this salad will change if you use another version.

Submitted by LILDVA

Carbs: 58.8g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 18.9g | Protein: 26.4g | Calories: 384.5
5-Minute Berry Smoothie
Very Good 4.5/5
(349 ratings)

A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way!

Submitted by RAEBRALOP

Carbs: 25.7g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 130.3
(no ratings)

A great salad for getting kids to eat veggies.

Submitted by MACSKA_NEKO

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 175.4
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