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(28 Recipes) Created by SARA2925

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Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

this one made with whole wheat couscous

Submitted by ELENE5

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 14.4g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 270.2
Very Good 4.6/5
(49 ratings)

Submitted by DSTYLES43

Carbs: 32.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 123
Very Good 4.9/5
(22 ratings)


Carbs: 21.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 117.5
Very Good 4.8/5
(5 ratings)

I threw this together tonight with what I had in my house. You can reduce the sodium by draining and rinsing the beans (not accounted for here), but if you do that, you'll want to add about 1/4 cup of low-sodium vegetable or chicken stock to give it some moisture while it cooks. Play around and add more vegetables/seasonings, this is just what I had at the time.

Submitted by CMAXCA

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 226.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

This delicious stew is flavored with lime and peanut butter. My kids said eeewww, but loved it! A great, high protein vegetarian meal!


Carbs: 37.3g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 7.3g | Protein: 6.3g | Calories: 209.8
Spaghetti Squash
Very Good 4.6/5
(65 ratings)

Flavorful and easy!

Submitted by CTELLIFSON

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.6g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 175.2
Squash & chorizo stew
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

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A low-fat quick casserole that's great on a cold day and easy to make for a crowd or just one. Freezes well too.

Submitted by JWOURMS

Carbs: 38.8g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 321.9
(no ratings)

I love this recipe because it reminds me of fall. It is so good as a side dish or even by itself. The combination of sugar, nuts, and fruit caramelizes and the squash becomes tender and absorbs all the flavors of the dish. This is easy to make, so try it!

Submitted by YESSICASUE

Carbs: 25.1g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 180.5
(no ratings)

This alternate to ranch is perfect with fresh veggies or baked tortilla chips.

Recipe found and modified from

Submitted by SARA2925

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 18.2
(no ratings)

This nummy apple butter is great on all your breakfast treats, or good paired with a turkey sandwich.

Recipe courtesy of

Submitted by SARA2925

Carbs: 28g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 98.6
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

A divine filling for a pita bread

Submitted by SHERRY403

Carbs: 11.3g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 49.4
(no ratings)

Subbing half of the garbanzos for lower-fat black or small white beans and the olive oil and tahini for a small amount of sesame oil, plus a veggie, makes this version of hummus tasty and healthier than other versions.

Submitted by ZIGWEEGWEE

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 60.7
Mixed Bean Salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Fresh veggies & mixed beans tossed with a light vinegar & oil dressing. Great for pot-lucks, or side dishes with any meal!

Submitted by FIT-WHIT

Carbs: 29.4g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 9.3g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 209.2
(no ratings)

Submitted by FITNESSSARA

Carbs: 5.6g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 103.3
Veggie Kebabs
Very Good 4.4/5
(159 ratings)

A tasty way to get your veggies during BBQ season

Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 77.7
(no ratings)

I borrowed this recipe from an article of Bon Appetit.

Makes a great side dish with fish, or chicken, and a great summer/sprint time snack.

Submitted by SARA2925

Carbs: 28.1g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 6.1g | Calories: 186
Very Good 4.2/5
(75 ratings)

Orange and grapefruit add flavor and vitamin-C to this fiber rich bean salad.

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 10.5g | Protein: 9.1g | Calories: 197.9
Deviled Eggs
Very Good 4.3/5
(173 ratings)

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.8g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 85.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(14 ratings)

10 minutes to roasted asparagus

Submitted by IAMNIKCHICK

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 58.7
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
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