light meal ideas
(Recipe Collection)

9 Recipes Created by CARROBER

This is a cookbook of light/hardy meals, and is ideal for when i have time to cook them

Recipes in this Collection

HealthierLynn's Creamy Bow Tie Pasta Primavera
Very Good 4.6/5
(7 ratings)
HealthierLynn's Creamy Bow Tie Pasta Primavera

This is scrumptious - need I say more?Submitted by HEALTHIERLYNN

Carbs: 43.5g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 16g | Calories: 266.7
Farfalle with Mushrooms & Spinach
Good 3.9/5
(76 ratings)
Farfalle with Mushrooms & Spinach

This recipe is fast, filling and super low in fat.

This recipe is modified from Ladies Home Journal- Mar 09Submitted by DILBERTA

Carbs: 36.8g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 217.3
This recipe has been marked private.
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(109 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo

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
Greek Burgers
(no ratings)
Greek Burgers

Submitted by HEADER2010

Carbs: 8.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 140.3
Turkey Reuben
Very Good 4.4/5
(14 ratings)
Turkey Reuben

This is Chef Meg's take on a turkey reuben!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.7g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28.5g | Calories: 339.5
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
Tex Mex Calzones
Very Good 4.3/5
(288 ratings)
Tex Mex Calzones

An Italian favorite gets a below the border twist. Chef Meg made just a few tweaks before giving this one her seal of approval! She adds the spices early in cooking to help boost flavor and added a full pound of turkey for a more filling meal. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.2g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 47.7g | Calories: 413.7
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(291 ratings)
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
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