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So Right & So Good

A recent article from SparkPeople says overweight Americans need to learn to love food. That's right! My household (maybe yours) needs to get it together and really enjoy food thoroughly and mindfully. Gratitude's the attitude.

(18 Recipes) Created by MUSIC_MUTT

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We like this as an evening meal but find the serving size is small, 1/2 cup. However, if you save a large part of your daily protein for the evening, you may be able to increase the serving size without unbalancing your day. Consider 1/2 cup as 2 Lean Meat Exchanges (+ 1/2 starch exchange)

Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 10g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 137
Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans
Very Good 4.0/5
(281 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
Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(153 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
Low-Sugar Chai-Spiced Banana-Nut Muffins
Good 3.8/5
(11 ratings)

These spicy banana-nut muffins are packed with flavor but not sugar. Candied ginger adds a but of sugar and a lot of spice!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 22.3g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 181.6
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This is the cook's secretary's version; some art may be lost. It's basic, cold-busting, heart warming, homey, health food.

Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 7.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 11.1g | Calories: 152.5
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Another "Eat to Live", can't-share recipe. This is sweet yet spicy delicious. The salsa, sour cream, and Penzey's Arizona Dream TexMex blend spice are my additions.

Carbs: 54.1g | Fat: 12.4g | Fiber: 15.7g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 338.5
Crab and Asparagus Crepes
Very Good 4.5/5
(17 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Treat yourself. Do this in Spring 2013. Try buckwheat crepes sooner.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 14g | Calories: 179.2
Tofu and Squash Curry
Good 3.9/5
(33 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Do this before year's end, i.e. now, 2012.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.1g | Fat: 15.5g | Fiber: 9.2g | Protein: 16.1g | Calories: 296
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Tasty and moist bread that is both healthy and low in fat and carbs. The whole family will enjoy.

Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 37.5g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 170.3
Very Good 4.8/5
(6 ratings)

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Submitted by MILLIEIVY

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 11.4g | Calories: 136.9
Spice Cookies
Very Good 4.0/5
(61 ratings)

Serve these holiday cookies with a cup of tea or lowfat vanilla ice cream.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 61.1
Cranberry-Almond Oatmeal Cookies
Good 3.7/5
(160 ratings)

Pumpkin is subbed for butter in this lowfat treat! Cranberries and almonds add flavor and nutrition!

Submitted by CMWELLS83

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 64.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by CBROUWER63

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 60.9
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Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 30.9g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 214.6
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Easy and spicy. Love the heat and easy prep. Pairs really well with quinoa.

Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 19.2g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 3.4g | Calories: 99.1
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Olive Garden Minestrone Soup
Very Good 4.6/5
(50 ratings)

This recipe tries to copy the Olive Garden Minestrone Soup recipe.

Submitted by SLM624

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 190.1
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Submitted by MUSIC_MUTT

Carbs: 32g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 228.3
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