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(40 Recipes) Created by EMLYKATE

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Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(403 ratings)

This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 164.9
Mexican Crock Pot Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(322 ratings)

A tasty, spicy meal with only 10 minutes of prep time!

Submitted by REGNETS03

Carbs: 27.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 24.7g | Calories: 247.9
Lowfat Cheeseburger Pie
Very Good 4.3/5
(469 ratings)

This lighter version of an old classic is made with lower-calorie baking mix and ground turkey instead of beef.

Submitted by TXCYNDI

Carbs: 10.7g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 21.2g | Calories: 166.5
5 Ingredient Soup
Very Good 4.6/5
(410 ratings)

This is the perfect meal for those days when you desperately need to go to the market for fresh ingredients. Five cans, five minutes, and you're ready to eat!

Submitted by KITKATK

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 7.6g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 128
Black Bean and Sausage Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(367 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
(no ratings)

A hearty soup for a cold weather day. Leftovers taste even better the next day.

Submitted by EMLYKATE

Carbs: 23.7g | Fat: 22.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 19.6g | Calories: 383.3
Beef and Blue Sandwich
Very Good 4.4/5
(71 ratings)

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 325
Mexican Pizza
Very Good 4.4/5
(102 ratings)

This Mexican pizza is a tasty alternative to traditional pizza. Add grilled chicken or cooked shrimp to change this up!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 29g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 11g | Calories: 203.9
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

Use this whole-wheat and cornmeal crust to make my delicious Mexican pizza.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 97.7
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(77 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
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
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Baked Potato Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(122 ratings)

All the taste of a loaded baked potato, in a hearty soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.4g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229.3
Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew
Very Good 4.4/5
(58 ratings)

Chef Meg turned a member-submitted dish into a slow cooker meal that's easy yet exotic!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 38.8g | Calories: 370.3
Honey Garlic Pork Chops
Very Good 4.4/5
(610 ratings)

4 ingredients, 20 minutes and dinner is served! If you're looking for the perfect boneless pork chops recipe, this is it!

Submitted by LINJEN

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 19.9g | Calories: 204.3
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
Chicken Satay with Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(159 ratings)

Chef Meg lowered the fat and calories in this member-submitted recipe, which contains two servings of cooked vegetables per portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.5g | Calories: 237.7
Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(58 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
Skinny Chicken Parmesan Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(75 ratings)

While chicken Parmesan is traditionally fried and served with pasta, this lighter version is delightful atop a hearty tomato and basil salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 38.2g | Calories: 353.1
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers
Very Good 4.4/5
(37 ratings)

Who says you have to serve fajitas in a flour tortilla? Instead of serving peppers in the fajitas, I serve fajitas in a roasted pepper!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.5g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 31.8g | Calories: 339.1
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