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(28 Recipes) Created by PJSTIME

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Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)
Very Good 4.5/5
(68 ratings)

A friend issued a challenge to cure a Nutella addiction. This recipe was just the ticket! No hydrogenated oils, fewer calories, less fat--and more fiber and protein!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 101.3
Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(548 ratings)

A healthy and filling middle eastern dip! Eat it as an appetizer or snack with some pita. Why buy your hummus ready made from the store, when you can make it yourself?

Submitted by GRANT_ME_WINGS

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 69.3
Very Good 4.6/5
(24 ratings)

This is an easy to prepare basic spaghetti sauce. It is easy to add veggies or meats as you desire. And it's much healthier than the store-bought jars! Be sure to look for cans of whole tomatoes and tomato paste with no added salt.

(Comparison - Most store-bought sauces have 80+ calories and 400+ mg sodium in a 1/2 cup serving. This sauce has 75 calories and 300 mg of sodium in 1 cup serving!)

Submitted by HEYBECKYJ

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 74.9
Amber's Garbanzo Chickpea Extravaganza
Very Good 4.5/5
(49 ratings)

I actually got the basics of this recipe when I went to a tops meeting with my mother in law! Get em crispy enough and they are soo tasty! Like eating chips or popcorn but without most of the guilt because they are so jam packed with protein and only have under 200 calories a serving. It feeds four as an appetizer but I'm not gonna lie, I've sat down and had em for lunch and ate an entire batch! They even have a good amont of fiber so enjoy!

Submitted by MSKNEENIE

Carbs: 17.5g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 147.5
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(325 ratings)

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Very Good 4.4/5
(8 ratings)

Submitted by RUIZPETER

Carbs: 3.5g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 13.4
Good 3.6/5
(19 ratings)

Make this before work and take it with you--it will keep you away from those vending machines after lunch.

Submitted by SPRINKLE65

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 120.9
Summer Corn Relish
Very Good 4.0/5
(17 ratings)

Sweet summer corn gets a tangy twist.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
Cowboy Caviar
Very Good 4.5/5
(278 ratings)

Serve this black bean salsa known as cowboy caviar at your next potluck.

Submitted by JANAE55

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 68.8
Pumpkin Dip
Good 3.9/5
(80 ratings)

Try this dip on a toasted whole-wheat bagel at breakfast or with apple slices or whole-grain crackers for a snack. It's even good with carrots.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.6g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 30.7
No Added Sugar Pumpkin-Apple Butter
Very Good 4.4/5
(29 ratings)

Try this over whole wheat toast with nut butter or to thicken fall soups. You won't believe we didn't add any sugar!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 20.6
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(248 ratings)

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 73.9
15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto
Very Good 4.0/5
(36 ratings)

We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 23.8g | Calories: 157
Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.6/5
(86 ratings)

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 64.4
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Whole-Wheat Buttermilk Biscuits
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

This Southern staple gets a dose of fiber--with half of the fat of the original. Make a double batch over the weekend and freeze for the busy weekday mornings.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 104.4
Slow Cooker Strawberry-Rhubarb Conserve
Very Good 4.0/5
(24 ratings)

It looks like jam, but it's bursting with whole fruit and thick enough to eat with a fork. Serve over pork roast, on top of yogurt or cottage cheese, or on your morning toast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.9g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 52.8
Fragrant Simmer Pot Sachet
Very Good 4.6/5
(27 ratings)

Are you looking for a quick, easy, and zero calorie gifts from the kitchen idea for the holidays? This one is my all-time favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Homemade Fruit & Nut Granola Bars
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

Better than store-bought, these granola bars include healthy almonds, whole grain, natural sweeteners and a touch of fruit.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 160.7
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
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