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Thai Chicken Coconut Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(128 ratings)

This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 22.7g | Calories: 141.5
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
Chocolate Fondue
Very Good 4.5/5
(100 ratings)

By choosing a darker chocolate and fat-free evaporated milk, we've cut the calories of this chocolate dip in half!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 88.8
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(116 ratings)

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 158.4
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(195 ratings)

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.8g | Calories: 159.2
Apple-Escarole Salad with Gorgonzola and Walnuts
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

This salad is full of distinct, strong flavors. It's a great way to get new greens onto your plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 156.4
Spring Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(78 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Skip the mayo-based sauces and save lots of calories. Instead make a low-cal dipping sauce by mixing equal parts soy sauce and rice vinegar topped with minced ginger and chopped scallion.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 156.4
Grilled Chicken with Fruity Salsa
Very Good 4.5/5
(143 ratings)

We love shredding this sweet and savory chicken to turn it into tacos, but it's also delicious as is with a side of grilled veggies.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 27.5g | Calories: 264.8
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(393 ratings)

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 16.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 181.2
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(83 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(189 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Chef Meg's Whole Grain Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. I'll share a secret with you: This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

Essentially, you make a salad--traditionally with plenty of fresh tomatoes--toss it with a vinaigrette, then add cubed stale or toasted bread just before serving.

You can toast up a day-old baguette or fresh bread, depending on what you have in the kitchen.

The bread soaks up all the delicious juice from the tomatoes and the tangy vinaigrette. The rest of the summer-fresh vegetables add crunch and freshness.

NOTE: If you're watching your sodium intake, reduce the amount of feta or omit it.

TIP: Rub a garlic clove on the bread after toasting for instant, healthier croutons.

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 224.3
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Serve with fish or chicken.

Submitted by NATURALSOAPGIRL

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 96.6
Very Good 4.8/5
(5 ratings)

Submitted by RWEISMILLER

Carbs: 0.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 45.6
Very Good 4.5/5
(11 ratings)

A lowfat delicious creamy Greek dressing

Submitted by BARBSDUCK

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 29
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)

Greek Salad for 4

Submitted by LACURVE

Carbs: 8g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 131.5
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Amaranth, an ancient golden seed, is making a comeback because of its nutritional profile and delicious taste. It is a good source of protein, calcium, B vitamins, and fiber.

Submitted by CATIATM

Carbs: 50.3g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 11.9g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 369.7
Rustic Italian Tortellini Soup
Very Good 4.8/5
(254 ratings)

This meal comes together pretty fast. It's a very hearty meal, that goes great with a salad.
It's a versatile recipe in that you can add additional vegetables or even a can of drained and rinsed cannelini beans, for more protein.

Submitted by FOODIEWIFE

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 17.3g | Calories: 251.9
Mild Thai Cucumber Salad
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

Not too tangy, not to spicy, peanut free cucumber salad.

Submitted by L.R.N.L

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 55.6
Very Good 4.4/5
(5 ratings)

Submitted by BECKYI39

Carbs: 8.2g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 117.5
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