LIVING LEAN

LIVING LEAN
(Recipe Collection)

74 Recipes Created by LINDAJ0621

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!

Recipes in this Collection

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

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
Splenda Zucchini Bread - Muffins
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Splenda Zucchini Bread - Muffins

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
(2590 ratings)
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

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
(370 ratings)
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

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
Fruit Smoothie
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Fruit Smoothie

A great mid-morning snackSubmitted by SHELLY92

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

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
Basic Pizza Dough Recipe
Very Good 4.8/5
(19 ratings)
Basic Pizza Dough Recipe

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
CROCKPOT CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
CROCKPOT CHICKEN VEGETABLE SOUP

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
(87 ratings)
Unstuffed Cabbage

Submitted by CHELLE3171

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

Submitted by MARYTAZ

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

Submitted by CAMMIEJ

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 120.1
Authentic Rhode Island Red Clam Chowder (Chowdah)
(no ratings)
Authentic Rhode Island Red Clam Chowder (Chowdah)

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)
One-Pan Chicken Parmesan

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
Zucchini with Mini Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
(no ratings)
Zucchini with Mini Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

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
(158 ratings)
Spinach-Feta Personal Pizza

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)
Sesame Shrimp

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
(121 ratings)
Easy Steamed Fish Packets

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
(259 ratings)
Slow Cooker Boston Baked Beans

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
Chicken & Veggie Penne Pasta
(no ratings)
Chicken & Veggie Penne Pasta

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
(96 ratings)
Herb Roasted Turkey

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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