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Unchained Recipe Contest Chicken & Dumplings
Very Good 4.1/5
(37 ratings)

This is a makeover of Cracker Barrel's Chicken & Dumplings. My aunt had created the original recipe which called for 1.75 lb chicken and whole milk. It was always one of my families favorite dinners that I made once in a while on special Sundays. Recently, I decided to try a healthier version of it with lower calories, cholesterol & sodium to see if it would pass the "family test". It did! They couldn't tell the difference. The healthy version of this recipe went down 76 calories, 31mg cholosterol & 1104 mg of sodium per serving.

On a side note, I know some people who use prepackaged biscuit dough to make their dumplings to make it easier but I don't like the taste of the perservatives because it makes the whole recipe taste like it came out of can. There is nothing like homemade!

Submitted by INDIANAGAL1

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 11.7g | Calories: 179.5
Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce
Good 3.6/5
(163 ratings)

This Asian-inspired pasta dish is so good and so quick to make and can be served hot or cold. Add some tofu for another healthy option.

Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 9.4g | Calories: 239.9
Baked Chicken with Garlic and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(283 ratings)

Garlic lovers, rejoice! This recipe contains a whopping two heads, but the flavor mellows and sweetens when baked.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 239.3
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(33 ratings)

Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 193.7
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