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Recipes I want to try. They sound wonderful but I only cook one day a week so it takes a while to get through all of them.

(82 Recipes) Created by DEBORAHDAZE

Recipes in this Collection

Tangy Tuna Salad Sandwich
Good 3.0/5
(29 ratings)

I love a good sandwich, one that's so big you have to smash to fit into your mouth. This one is big on flavor, light on fat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 32.2g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 260.3
Chicken Escondido
Very Good 4.3/5
(360 ratings)

This is a quick and easy chicken dish that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of work.

Submitted by CARPROTH

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 35.7g | Calories: 365.5
Good 3.2/5
(31 ratings)

Easy and Yummy and Deceptively Creamy...

Submitted by LAURAEXPLORER

Carbs: 41.7g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 215.4
Turkey and Black Bean Sloppy Joes
Very Good 4.2/5
(323 ratings)

Low fat sloppy joes that don't skimp on flavor!

Submitted by RHG2525

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 16.3g | Calories: 191.4
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(559 ratings)

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
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
Very Good 4.4/5
(52 ratings)

A variation on fruit salad.

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 137.1
Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(174 ratings)

This is a great recipe for summer, when you have a surplus of zucchini in the garden. Double or triple the batch and freeze them for quick and healthy breakfasts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 127.6
Very Good 4.2/5
(61 ratings)

A great, low fat mexican meal with lots of spice!

Submitted by TOUGHGIRL1983

Carbs: 28.6g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 245.6
Soft-Serve Banana 'Ice Cream'
Very Good 4.5/5
(657 ratings)

Frozen bananas rival soft serve when given a whirl in the food processor. No cholesterol and no added sugar, just creamy and sweet bananas!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 105.4
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
Very Good 4.1/5
(255 ratings)

This is a great slow cooker side dish that's incredibly easy to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 170.5
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
Salmon Cakes
Very Good 4.2/5
(102 ratings)

Like crab cakes -- but with salmon!

Submitted by JCOOKSON

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 13.2g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 26.2g | Calories: 282.2
Chicken Satay with Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(160 ratings)

Chef Meg lowered the fat and calories in this member-submitted recipe, which contains two servings of cooked vegetables per portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.5g | Calories: 237.7
Good 3.6/5
(10 ratings)

The night before Thanksgiving and on Christmas Eve (in preparation for holiday gatherings) we all gang up in the kitchen and whip up batch of these goodies! Fruit never disappeared THIS fast!

Submitted by GOJAZZYNANNA

Carbs: 29.2g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 143.3
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
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
Petite Pecan Tarts
Very Good 4.5/5
(42 ratings)

I love to increase the nutrition of baked goods by adding whole grains. That's the secret to these pecan tarts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 102.5
Vegetarian Spaghetti with Arugula, Tomato & Feta
Good 3.6/5
(24 ratings)

Fresh healthy low cal pasta recipe

Submitted by CATHEEC

Carbs: 28g | Fat: 7.7g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 199.8
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(73 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
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