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LIVING LEAN

LIVING LEAN

I love food and have always loved cooking (explaining my current need to lose weight!) LOL...Anyway, this cookbook will be a collection of healthy AND exciting recipes to help me down that road to better health!

(74 Recipes) Created by LINDAJ0621

Recipes in this Collection

Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(326 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I tried this recipe from another cookbook and wanted to include it in mine. Great recipe!!!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I found this lighter version of a recipe of my Mom's. Will try it very soon.

Submitted by KIMMIE_07

Carbs: 21.5g | Fat: 10.8g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 185.5
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(2562 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Found another recipe I would like to try.

Submitted by JOJOMKE

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 93.2
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(367 ratings)

In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 176.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

A great mid-morning snack

Submitted by SHELLY92

Carbs: 19.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 106.5
(no ratings)

This is a basic recipe which all the vegetables can be switched out for whatever you like. I have made it with just the meatballs and kale. Make 8 serving so good to take for lunch for several days.

Submitted by JOEANNI

Carbs: 13.1g | Fat: 11.8g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 22.4g | Calories: 247.2
Very Good 4.8/5
(18 ratings)

This recipe makes enough dough for 2-large pizzas. I'll often divide the dough in four and freeze smaller balls for use as calzones later!
*cooking time includes "rising-time"
*calorie count given is for 1/2 this recipe (one LARGE serving)

Submitted by AMUNET_RA

Carbs: 112g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 15.7g | Calories: 594.7
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

I make this soup when I want a nice hot, nutritious soup to go with my lunch or dinner.

Submitted by LINDAJ0621

Carbs: 12.7g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 10.1g | Calories: 97.8
Unstuffed Cabbage
Very Good 4.5/5
(86 ratings)

Submitted by CHELLE3171

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 13.1g | Calories: 228.4
(no ratings)

Submitted by MARYTAZ

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 160.6
(no ratings)

Submitted by CAMMIEJ

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 120.1
(no ratings)

This is the famous chowder that was served at the Shore Dinner Hall of historic Rocky Point Park. This chowder is not to be confused with Manhattan Clam Chowder, as it does not contain a lot of vegetables. The only deviation I had to make from the original recipe, was to substitute canned clams and juice for the quahogs (Native American name for large clams), which are only found in Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay. I no longer live in Rhode Island and this dish is one I truly miss.

Submitted by LINDAJ0621

Carbs: 28.3g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 9.9g | Calories: 187.6
One-Pan Chicken Parmesan
Very Good 4.6/5
(401 ratings)

A quick and easy version of an Italian classic that can be finished in the oven or on the stove.

Submitted by SORCHACULLEN

Carbs: 4.4g | Fat: 13.5g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 38.3g | Calories: 299.2
(no ratings)

Another way to get in some veggies!

Submitted by LINDAJ0621

Carbs: 9.9g | Fat: 15.9g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 242.3
Spinach-Feta Personal Pizza
Very Good 4.5/5
(153 ratings)

Yum! Try this quick and easy thin-crust pizza.

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 10.9g | Calories: 259.7
Sesame Shrimp
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)

OH MAN, this is restaurant good!

Submitted by NINEOF12

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 18.8g | Calories: 131.3
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(118 ratings)

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 158.4
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans
Very Good 4.1/5
(255 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I add some allspice near the end of the cooking time for more flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 6.8g | Calories: 170.5
(no ratings)

You can substitute any veggies you like. Also, this can be a vegetarian dish by removing the chicken.

Submitted by LINDAJ0621

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 23.1g | Calories: 321.8
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
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