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Donna's Cookbook

(35 Recipes) Created by DONHARCHC

Recipes in this Collection

Spicy Southern Barbecued Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(117 ratings)

Removing the chicken fat and skin and adding no salt to the tasty sauce makes this chicken favorite heart-healthy.

Carbs: 23.2g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 177.2
Black Bean and Sausage Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(367 ratings)

This hearty soup is super easy to prepare but packed with flavor. Change up the flavor by swapping in your favorite sausage.

Submitted by TODD717

Carbs: 40.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 12.3g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 248.6
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(107 ratings)

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
(no ratings)

Submitted by PEARLGIRL08

Carbs: 57.2g | Fat: 10g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 37.3g | Calories: 469.5
Very Good 4.4/5
(49 ratings)

This chili recipe has a unique ingredient, by adding pumpkin (you never know it's there) you add more vitamins and fiber.

Submitted by LONGWAY2GO

Carbs: 16.5g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 18.2g | Calories: 211.7
Black Bean and Cabbage
Very Good 4.0/5
(57 ratings)

It's loaded with all kinds of tasty veggies.

Carbs: 54.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 11.5g | Protein: 10.6g | Calories: 300.8
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

For even more nutrition, look for "whole ground corn meal" or corn meal that had not been de-germinated. This recipe cuts the oil and doubles the fiber for a great-tasting muffin with 1/2 the calories of regular corn muffins.

Submitted by OELAINEO

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 5.2g | Calories: 104.9
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(72 ratings)

Just like Chef Meg's mom (who was from Britain) used to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 35.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 271.3
Very Good 4.3/5
(51 ratings)

Serve this on top of a bed of brown rice.

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 42.7g | Calories: 240.4
Good 3.8/5
(133 ratings)

Not just for the lunchroom anymore. These Sloppy Joes are given an extra boost with some surprise ingredients.

Carbs: 63.1g | Fat: 11.3g | Fiber: 9.3g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 428.9
Taco Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(242 ratings)

Top this soup with toasted tortilla strips and serve with lime wedges and avocado slices.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 13.7g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 290.7
Very Good 4.2/5
(5 ratings)

This is a low calorie; low sodium soup, high in vitamins and potassium

Submitted by MOHMAMA3

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 72.9
Very Good 4.1/5
(34 ratings)

Submitted by LKUNZE

Carbs: 29.5g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 7.7g | Calories: 223.2
Very Good 4.1/5
(26 ratings)

Submitted by KATYDID!

Carbs: 13.5g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 66.3
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
Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
Very Good 4.4/5
(125 ratings)

These moist pancakes are lightly spiced for the palate of my young child. If you like a bit more pizzazz, you can increase the spices or add others. Cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice both work nicely here.

Submitted by AASLP___

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 74.1
Good 3.7/5
(36 ratings)

This breakfast cooks itself overnight in the slow cooker! There's not a better way to wake in the morning.

Submitted by SLCOLMAN

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 134.5
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(93 ratings)

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 154.6
(no ratings)

Submitted by SLJGEMINI75

Carbs: 16.7g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 65.3
Very Good 4.2/5
(29 ratings)

A spicy twist to an all-American classic.

Submitted by BHUEB78

Carbs: 27.5g | Fat: 13.3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 336.5
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