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Chef Meg's Makeovers

Chef Meg's Makeovers

(13 Recipes) Created by JOANNINE

Recipes in this Collection

Chef Meg's Homemade Ricotta Cheese-Makeover Chocolate Riccotta
(no ratings)

If you like to cook from scratch, Chef Meg's homemade and natural ricotta cheese is a fun recipe for you to try. It's easy to make and a fun project for someone who likes to cook.

In summertime, when herbs are abundant and fresh berries are in season, it's the perfect time to try this. You can even get the kids involved.

Submitted by JOANNINE

Carbs: 23.8g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 8.5g | Calories: 150.5
Italian Herb Seasoning
Very Good 4.4/5
(50 ratings)

Forget buying packets of seasonings. They're expensive and often full of salt. Save sodium and money by making this easy herb blend. Use it in sauces, soups, stews, on meats... anywhere you want to add Italian flavor without fat or sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.7g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 3.9
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(283 ratings)

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 239.3
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
Easy Beef Roast
Very Good 4.4/5
(145 ratings)

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 191.2
Gazpacho (Chilled Vegetable Soup)
Very Good 4.0/5
(64 ratings)

Gazpacho is one of my favorite summer meals, and it's no coincidence that it's also one of the easiest to make. It's simply a chilled, usually blended vegetable soup of Spanish origin.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 88.6
Beef Roast with Broccolini and Sweet Potatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(37 ratings)

Chef Meg's Beef Roast becomes a full dinner, complete with two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.6g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 31.1g | Calories: 341.6
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
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(52 ratings)

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 128.4
Chicken Breasts with Red Wine Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(134 ratings)

This is a lighter take on the classic Italian preparation of Chicken Cacciatore (or Chicken Hunter Style). Our made-over version uses white meat rather than dark and less oil to cut almost 60 calories per serving and reduce the fat and sodium of the traditional recipe.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 30.8g | Calories: 282.7
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(77 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(403 ratings)

This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 164.9
(no ratings)

This recipe is part of The SparkPeople Cookbook"! Order your copy today! This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better.

Submitted by JOANNINE

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 12.2g | Calories: 135.7
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