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Arlene's Better Choices Cookbook

Arlene's Better Choices Cookbook

Making changes involves making more healthy choices. These are some of the recipes I have come across and have tried most of them.

(16 Recipes) Created by ARLENE70

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.7/5
(12 ratings)

A great, easy, and quick mexican chicken!

Submitted by MRSMIKE06

Carbs: 7.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 56.8g | Calories: 315.2
Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.6/5
(61 ratings)

Enjoy this healthy and easy-to-make slow cooker salsa chicken recipe.

Carbs: 6.7g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 197.2
Cheesey Rice & Broccoli Chicken Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(88 ratings)

This is a family favorite!

Submitted by JENW1216

Carbs: 24.1g | Fat: 14.6g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 276.6
Black Bean and Sausage Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(369 ratings)

This hearty soup is super easy to prepare but packed with flavor. Change up the flavor by swapping in your favorite sausage.

Submitted by TODD717

Carbs: 40.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 12.3g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 248.6
Meat Loaf with applesauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(48 ratings)

I prepare in small loaves so i can freeze individual loaves for later. ...the applesauce lightens the meat load without affecting the flavor or the texture!

Submitted by SHERLE

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 18.3g | Calories: 177.4
Turkey and Black Bean Sloppy Joes
Very Good 4.2/5
(323 ratings)

Low fat sloppy joes that don't skimp on flavor!

Submitted by RHG2525

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 16.3g | Calories: 191.4
Apple Coffee Cake
Very Good 4.3/5
(168 ratings)

Apples and raisins provide the moistness, which means less oil can be used in this low saturated fat, low cholesterol, and low sodium coffee cake.

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 182.3
Good 3.9/5
(44 ratings)

Quick meal

Submitted by AZIAS_MOMMY

Carbs: 23.9g | Fat: 24.5g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 23g | Calories: 409
Veggie Pizza on Whole-Wheat Crust with Feta and Mozzarella Cheeses
Very Good 4.3/5
(182 ratings)

A kickin' vegetarian pizza! It's extra good because it's made on a whole-wheat crust!

Submitted by CURVES_N_CURLS

Carbs: 19g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 171.7
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

If you are not accustomed to whole wheat desserts, this recipe is a great place to start. The chocolate chips combine well with the wheat and pumpkin to satisfy your sweet tooth. Individual cupcakes can be wrapped, and frozen for later.

Submitted by FITALISON

Carbs: 20.3g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 3.4g | Calories: 111.7
Skinnybaker's Healthy Banana Muffins
(no ratings)

This is a tweaked up verson of my mom's banana bread. I turned into muffins and changed a couple ingredients to This is a tweaked up version of my mom’s banana bread. I turned them into muffins and changed some ingredients to make it healthier and a bit more nutritious.

Submitted by BEACHBUNNYMOM

Carbs: 18.5g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 80
Harvest Apple Bread
Very Good 4.5/5
(42 ratings)

In the fall nothing beats the smell of bread baking in the oven!

Submitted by RORYJO

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 6.3g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 157.5
Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Very Good 4.5/5
(332 ratings)

A healthy alternative to an American favorite.

Carbs: 16.4g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 116.9
Good 3.9/5
(38 ratings)

This is a perfect way to prepare leftover ham, including bone.

Submitted by HRH2MOMMY

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 87.3
(no ratings)

sugar free, low fat

Submitted by GGKIDS7

Carbs: 17.1g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 89.3
Coconut-Cornflakes Cookies
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Gluten free, lower in fat... These are my favorite crispy cookies, very easy and fast to prepare. I love to eat these with my coffee in the morning.

Submitted by ZORIBG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 42.1
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