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Some of these could construed as snack foods or appetizers, but until I have enough of those for their own cookbook, this will have to do.

(39 Recipes) Created by REBECCA2330

Recipes in this Collection

Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries
Very Good 4.4/5
(343 ratings)

A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries.

Submitted by LIZZS2NDCHANCE

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 80.7
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(52 ratings)

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 128.4
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
Italian Vegetable Bake
Very Good 4.0/5
(293 ratings)

This colorful low-sodium cholesterol-free vegetable baked dish is prepared without any added fat.

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 37.2
Fool Proof Oven Baked Brown Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(125 ratings)

Just as the title says, it's fool proof, and yummy!

Submitted by LILDINI

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 117.2
Best Ever Broccoli Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(32 ratings)

So good it goes fast, tastes wonderful and is a big hit with whole family. Make only one batch at a time, looses something if you double recipe.

Submitted by WENDI_WA1

Carbs: 23.4g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 114.1
Crispy Green Beans with Pesto
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

The trick to learning to like vegetables you hate is to disguise their appearance and flavor. Think about what it is you dislike about that particular vegetable.
I asked Fred why he's anti-green beans. It turns out that he remembers the long, mushy canned beans from childhood.
Step 1: Chop the beans into 1-inch pieces.
Step 2: Change texture. Sauté them in a bit of olive oil, salt and pepper on high heat until they're crispy on the outside and still slightly firm.
Step 3: Change the flavor: Add pesto (with homemade lemony basil from the co-op) and an extra bit of parmesan cheese!
Results: "Is this pasta?" Fred asks as I hand him a plate of beans.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.6g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 76.3
Mini Stuffed Potatoes with Charred Corn and Red Pepper Hummus
Very Good 4.0/5
(8 ratings)

A healthy appetizer or side dish that's heavy on the veggies. Use store-bought or homemade hummus.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 32.8g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 151.8
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(123 ratings)

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Vegetable Risotto
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

Rich and creamy, this risotto is full of whole grains and vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 220.2
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1017 ratings)

This quick and healthy Zucchini Parmesan recipe takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.

Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
Carrot-Cranberry Salad
Good 3.8/5
(35 ratings)

Kid prepared and approved! I am always looking for a salad that my kids can make and then devour. This is a winner for kids and moms.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.5g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 86.8
Garlic-Herb Potato Packs
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

Whether you make these on the grill or in the oven, these quick-fix potato packs are mom's best friend. No mess, no clean-up, and only 5 minutes to prep!

Submitted by GRILLGUIDE

Carbs: 34.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 165.2
Very Good 4.3/5
(73 ratings)

A great summer snack!

Submitted by RANDUMBBLONDE

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 69.7
Very Good 4.4/5
(18 ratings)

Submitted by GOT2RUN

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 61.6
Garden Potato Salad
Good 3.8/5
(189 ratings)

Low-fat cottage cheese is the secret to the dressing in this delicious and simple summer side.

Carbs: 22g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 99.8
Zucchini Ribbons with Lemony Bread Crumbs
Very Good 4.1/5
(44 ratings)

Ever tried turning zucchini into "pasta"? With a vegetable peeler, it's easy to create ribbons of squash.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 56.4
Very Good 4.6/5
(22 ratings)

Excellent side dish for Mexican Food

Carbs: 9.8g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 64.9
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

This is a quick, easy side dish, good for a little variety.

Submitted by HELLOWORLD

Carbs: 8g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 66.7
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
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