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(24 Recipes) Created by RETIREDSUE

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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(131 ratings)

This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 22.7g | Calories: 141.5
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread
Good 3.9/5
(37 ratings)

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread. My new and improved version has less than half the calories and fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 94.9
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by SUZIKEW94

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 95.2
Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries
Very Good 4.4/5
(344 ratings)

A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries.

Submitted by LIZZS2NDCHANCE

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 80.7
Very Good 4.1/5
(36 ratings)

I had white rice on hand, but brown rice would be more heart-healthy.

Submitted by AMANDAPACE

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 15.8g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 24.2g | Calories: 290.5
Cinnamon Apple Muffins
Very Good 4.2/5
(53 ratings)

A low calorie, low fat yummy muffin with chunks of apple. These are really sweet so you may want to decrease the amount of Splenda.

Submitted by JESSICCA723

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 85.7
(no ratings)

A quick hearty breakfast that will "stick with you. From a Canadian Living "Boot camp" recipe

Submitted by RETIREDSUE

Carbs: 69.2g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 15.6g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 257.3
Garlic Pita Chips
Very Good 4.5/5
(235 ratings)

Take pita bread to a crunchy new level.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 126
Very Good 4.3/5
(19 ratings)

Very rich and low-cal; a perfect side dish for any occasion.

Submitted by EMMJAE

Carbs: 38.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 194.8
Coconut Meringue Cookies
Very Good 4.5/5
(258 ratings)

These are light, fluffy, and only about 50 calories each!

Submitted by SKYSHOOTER44

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 50.6
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(2558 ratings)

A yummy way to start the day with very little fat and lots of flavor!

Submitted by JOJOMKE

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 93.2
Very Good 4.2/5
(44 ratings)

Submitted by CANDICEELAM

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 18g | Calories: 178.9
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(124 ratings)

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Good 3.9/5
(24 ratings)

Served chilled, you've never had wild rice like this.

Carbs: 21.7g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 160.9
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(401 ratings)

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 16.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 181.2
 Tuna and White Bean Salad
Good 3.9/5
(254 ratings)

A refreshing alternative to tuna salad. Pair with tomatoes and cucumber for a light lunch.

Submitted by JLPNURSE

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 219.1
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1023 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
Good 3.9/5
(35 ratings)

A sweet, light salad.

Submitted by PROWESS64

Carbs: 37.4g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 177.5
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Very Good 4.9/5
(17 ratings)

Crisp spinach, crunchy almonds and juicy strawberries are a perfect combination in this healthy salad. Top it with grilled chicken for extra protein.

Submitted by MDSHEPARD

Carbs: 10.8g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 68.4
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