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(14 Recipes) Created by TRTRAUMA

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Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(808 ratings)

A quick and easy dinner that is also low in fat, this chicken casserole is perfect for busy nights.

Submitted by LYZ219

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 284.2
5 Ingredient Soup
Very Good 4.6/5
(412 ratings)

This is the perfect meal for those days when you desperately need to go to the market for fresh ingredients. Five cans, five minutes, and you're ready to eat!

Submitted by KITKATK

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 7.6g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 128
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

This is my favorite soup! I have it at least once a week during cold weather. It is low fat, very filling and children love it, too, so they get the veggies they need! it is packed full of nutrition.

Submitted by BASTET2

Carbs: 19.4g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 122.6
Very Good 4.8/5
(31 ratings)

Submitted by SUSIEQMOM

Carbs: 13.8g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 11.4g | Calories: 156.3
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

Submitted by PAIGESCOTT

Carbs: 17.4g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 95.6
Very Good 4.6/5
(8 ratings)

Easy no-noodle version of the favorite

Submitted by HANAA2

Carbs: 12.9g | Fat: 10.6g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 250.3
Rich No-Cream Wild Mushroom Pasta Sauce
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

I got this recipe from http://www.thekitchn.com/thekitchn/main-dish/recipe-rich-nocream-wild-mushroom-pasta-sauce-041199
This rich, creamy pasta sauce was the result of an experiment. We wanted to make a creamy, mushroom-y pasta topping with no cream. We're trying to watch our diet a little better, and while we were eating pasta there was no need to indulge in cream, right?
The creaminess and thickness in a sauce can come through many methods. One of these is cream - the common ingredient of Alfredo and other cream sauces. Some pasta toppings, like carbonara, use eggs to thicken and give richness.
One lighter option is a roux, or flour-thickened, sauce. We had seen this dismissed as too difficult. Pshaw! A roux is nothing more than a little butter and flour, cooked over low heat until the flour grains swell. Then they are whisked together with hot liquid, the grains swell to thicken the sauce and voilá! You have thick, creamy pasta sauce without too much fat.
The bulk of this sauce is white wine, broth, and mushrooms. We don't use a lot of wild mushrooms - they are expensive, and just a few will do here to give flavor.
The result? Silky, thick and creamy pasta sauce - full of toothsome mushrooms and a little green parsley. The flavor of wine, wild mushrooms, and black pepper predominate - and it's not too fattening! Leaves you an excuse for plenty of cheese...

Submitted by ANJNNO

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 175.4
(no ratings)

Quick and easy casserole. I like it, because it has all of my favorite things!

Submitted by CALEBSGIRL

Carbs: 54.2g | Fat: 16.7g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 29.2g | Calories: 492.1
Very Good 4.8/5
(25 ratings)

Made with curry, walnuts, dried fruit and fresh fruit. It's a healthier version of Arby's chicken salad!

Submitted by HOLLYANA

Carbs: 19.9g | Fat: 17.5g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 27.3g | Calories: 347.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(11 ratings)

This cool salad mixes traditional ingredients with sweet fruits and a sweet vinaigrette dressing for a refreshing summer taste.

Submitted by KARICHELLE

Carbs: 57.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 39.1g | Calories: 400
Very Good 4.9/5
(13 ratings)

Great salad even for professed non-broccoli eaters like me. 2 points per serving.

Submitted by PZLPIECE

Carbs: 12.4g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 113.8
Very Good 4.7/5
(11 ratings)

This is a delicious and vitamin packed pasta salad. A great summer dish that I often take to picnics. People always ask for this recipe and even my teenagers love it.

Submitted by HERESTOCOUGARS

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 173
Cruciferous Crunch Salad
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

I love broccoli crunch salad, but have loathed the 400 calories per cup of some of my favorites. I've tried multiple times unsuccessfully to create a healthier version that still tastes like my favorite and that helps me enjoy eating these cruciferous powerhouses without the payback. I think I have finally got it.

Kudos to LIBRARYCAT for the initial recipe I found on Sparkrecipes that led me in the right direction. I still wanted something with less calories and sugars. . .and a bigger portion.

Have fun!

Submitted by SPARKLIERTODAY

Carbs: 9.9g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 65.4
Very Good 4.7/5
(6 ratings)

This is a delicious cold salad with udon noodles and cabbage. Really delicious for a warm evening. Leave out the chicken for vegetarians or sub in shrimp instead.

(UPDATED to correct calorie count, I am not sure why it was showing pepper so high!)

Submitted by AERYNEA

Carbs: 20.2g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 200.3
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