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J's Healthful Cookbook

(64 Recipes) Created by JAZZEJR

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Shrimp Creole
Very Good 4.4/5
(115 ratings)

One bite and you're transported to Louisiana!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 302.1
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(107 ratings)

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
Caramel Popcorn
Very Good 4.4/5
(129 ratings)

This lightened-up version of caramel popcorn is our favorite tailgate treat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 116.7
Slow Cooker Beef Roast with Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(64 ratings)

Try using an English Cut Beef Roast. It is economical and flavorful. This cut of meat comes from the shoulder or neck area of the animal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 43.9g | Calories: 349.8
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(440 ratings)

The versatility of this Mexican salsa is limitless! Put it on grilled chicken or steak, add it to eggs, or serve with tortilla chips.

Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Slimmer Beef Stroganoff
Good 3.9/5
(322 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Others' Suggestions: 1) add garlic, worcestershire sauce, 0 sodium beef bouillon; use whole wheat ones. 2) 2 Tbs sherry, a pinch nutmeg , 1 c. Greek NF yogurt, instead of flour. 3) more onion, 2 TBSP ketchup, little red wine 4) with a tougher cut of meat in slow cooker.

Carbs: 42.4g | Fat: 24.1g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 30.9g | Calories: 514.5
Baked Buffalo Chicken Nuggets
Very Good 4.2/5
(198 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Others suggested: Do not use nonstick spray, makes them soggy and will have to cook at a higher temp (400-450); 2)used Louisiana Hot Sauce and whole wheat bread crumbs (others used panko). Doused with the hot sauce after baking, too.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 223.2
Very Good 4.1/5
(129 ratings)

Replacing cream with tofu makes this decadent pasta dish a welcome addition to any healthy diet.

Carbs: 23.3g | Fat: 12.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 16.1g | Calories: 268.3
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(242 ratings)

A spicy Cajun twist to the familiar Caesar salad.

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 31.2g | Calories: 209.2
Quesadilla Explosion Salad: SparkRecipes Un-Chained Recipe Contest Finalist
Very Good 4.2/5
(46 ratings)

Oh, Quesadilla Explosion Salad! How I love you!
I have eaten plenty of these at Chili's and was "Oh so surprised!" to see it listed as #2 on the 10 worst restaurant salads! Number T-O-O! Too much fat, Too many calories, Too many points!

It's a salad! How can it be so bad for you?

Something had to be done! This is my response. I have also created recipes for the various ingredients used in this salad. They are named as they appear in the list of ingredients. Feel free to use them or your own. Beware the nutrition data of this salad will change if you use another version.

Submitted by LILDVA

Carbs: 58.8g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 18.9g | Protein: 26.4g | Calories: 384.5
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(182 ratings)

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 15.6g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 25.9g | Calories: 285.9
20 Minute Ginger-Garlic Chicken
Good 3.8/5
(44 ratings)

This dish is perfect for busy nights.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 31.6g | Calories: 334.8
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(363 ratings)

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
Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken
Very Good 4.3/5
(475 ratings)

Rich, flavorful honey mustard chicken with carrots and potatoes.

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 356.7
Very Good 4.3/5
(181 ratings)

This is an amazing salsa best made with fresh ingredients.

Submitted by BILLIEBUNNY19

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 38.9
Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash
Good 3.9/5
(75 ratings)

A double-hitter: Each portion has almost two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 47.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 228.3
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Very Good 4.6/5
(80 ratings)

My family loves fried chicken, so when I saw something similar done on Biggest Loser, I had to try it. It's a great alternative to "fried" chicken.

Submitted by JENNMARIE0830

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 32.5g | Calories: 235.5
Coach Nicole's Fresh Guacamole
Very Good 4.5/5
(284 ratings)

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 4.8g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 77.5
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