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Jen's Road to being Healthy Cookbook

(57 Recipes) Created by JLPARKHURST

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Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(200 ratings)

Fried, battered, dripping sauce--hot wings are calorie bombs! But not these.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Banana Raisin Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(226 ratings)

Bake these over the weekend, and enjoy throughout the week for breakfast or a snack.

Carbs: 46.2g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 276.5
Caribbean Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(345 ratings)

Ready in just 20 minutes.

Carbs: 34.9g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 186.6
Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Very Good 4.1/5
(151 ratings)

Strawberries are combined with tangy and sweet balsamic vinegar and creamy ricotta in this quick and simple dessert.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 157
Perfect Pasta Primavera
Very Good 4.3/5
(95 ratings)

This light pasta dish has 2 1/2 servings of vegetables in each portion.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 55g | Fat: 12g | Fiber: 13.2g | Protein: 18.6g | Calories: 371.7
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BBQ Steak Wrap
Very Good 4.0/5
(186 ratings)

This no-hassle dish is a sure crowd pleaser! Packed with kid-friendly ingredients, it's a quick and nutritious meal that's adaptable, too.

Submitted by FORMERFATTY

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 8.7g | Protein: 31.5g | Calories: 405.5
Orange Chicken
Very Good 4.0/5
(134 ratings)

With this dish you get a serving of fruit in every portion. Dice the orange if you prefer smaller pieces and--if you're feeling creative--use a vegetable peeler to create curls of orange zest.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 26.2g | Calories: 222.5
Cheesy Grilled Banana Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(88 ratings)

These sophisticated popped are stuffed with creamy Gouda cheese, a bit of bacon, and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10.4g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 8.9g | Calories: 144.1
Fruit Kabobs with Coconut Yogurt Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

Serve these fruit kebabs at your next party.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 40
Chicken Escondido
Very Good 4.3/5
(360 ratings)

This is a quick and easy chicken dish that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of work.

Submitted by CARPROTH

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 35.7g | Calories: 365.5
Baked Egg Cups
Very Good 4.5/5
(393 ratings)

These adorable single-serving ham cups turn any breakfast into a special occasion. Feel free to jazz these up with your preferred seasonings.

Submitted by NANALINDA5355

Carbs: 0.9g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 125.6
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
Grilled Garlic Citrus Flank Steak
Very Good 4.1/5
(49 ratings)

There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts and healthful cooking methods.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 23.5g | Calories: 231.4
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(66 ratings)

Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 119
Chicken and Creamy Curry Wrap
Good 3.9/5
(182 ratings)

Chicken and a savory sauce wrapped up.

Submitted by *SPARKLEMAMA*

Carbs: 20.5g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 11.1g | Protein: 32.7g | Calories: 287.2
Spinach and Tomato Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.1/5
(146 ratings)

Most pasta salads are heavy on the pasta and light on everything else. This version, which can be served warm or cold, includes a hefty portion of vegetables--both spinach and tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 267.2
Soft-Serve Banana 'Ice Cream'
Very Good 4.5/5
(658 ratings)

Frozen bananas rival soft serve when given a whirl in the food processor. No cholesterol and no added sugar, just creamy and sweet bananas!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 105.4
Banana Nut Granola
Very Good 4.4/5
(48 ratings)

I started making my own granola, and I wanted a recipe with no added fat.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 248.9
Summer Fresh Fruit Salad - Strawberry/Mango
Very Good 4.3/5
(39 ratings)

This is easy to make and is very nutrious for you! Quinoa was revered by the Incas and feed it to the Warriors.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 110.7
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