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Mary Beth Healthy Recipes

I am choosing recipes with mostly natural ingredients that favor protein and vegetables or satifsy a sweettooth with mostly healthy ingredients.

(20 Recipes) Created by NUMBERS508

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.7/5
(10 ratings)

Good ol'Banana Bread.

Submitted by TYTANIA999

Carbs: 17.4g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 109.5
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I use 1 cup whole wheat, 3/4 cup flour. I use half regular butter and half I Can't Believe its Butter

Submitted by ZEEJAY1970

Carbs: 46g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 304.5
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I used 1/2 cup applesauce instead of apple juice.

Submitted by IMREITE

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 69.4
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Ground Pork is really important. A much more subtle meat taste than ground beef.

Submitted by NUMBERS508

Carbs: 33.2g | Fat: 12.6g | Fiber: 12.5g | Protein: 24.6g | Calories: 341.7
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by HEALTHIERJO

Carbs: 17.2g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 101.1
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Jared's recipe

Submitted by NUMBERS508

Carbs: 3g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 5.2g | Calories: 70.9
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Has no butter in this one

Submitted by NUMBERS508

Carbs: 19.8g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 108.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(4 ratings)

This is a super easy and delicious, low fat snack or breakfast. My children love it and I love it not only for the taste, but the zuchinni packs nutrients in and my kids don't even know it's in there! I substituted the oil for unsweetened applesauce and talk about moist??? Whew...these suckers are GOOD!!!


Carbs: 32.3g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 143.9
Very Good 4.6/5
(27 ratings)

Wrap this chicken in tortillas with whatever extra fillings you enjoy. Delicious! (And much better than that fajita seasoning you buy in packets!)

Try my recipe for Refried Beans with this too!

Submitted by NOME__

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 80
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(405 ratings)

The perfect fall dessert. I always have at least one person ask me for the recipe!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Very Good 4.5/5
(13 ratings)

With zucchini so plentiful in the summer, and friends sharing their harvest, I find this a very easy and enjoyable dish.

Submitted by JEANSHEP2

Carbs: 20.3g | Fat: 24.8g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 336.9
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili
Very Good 4.5/5
(110 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Try this. Sounds good!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 51.4g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 18.6g | Protein: 12.9g | Calories: 263.4
Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash
Good 3.9/5
(78 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
Spring Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

This recipe is really easy; it's really more of a process than a recipe. Rice paper wrappers, which are available in the ethnic sections of most larger supermarkets these days, are a great way to wrap your veggies and protein for a quick snack or light lunch.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 156.4
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables
Very Good 4.1/5
(207 ratings)

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 294.9
Easy Steamed Fish Packets
Very Good 4.5/5
(120 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
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(402 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
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(66 ratings)

Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 119
Homemade Ricotta Cheese
Very Good 4.6/5
(13 ratings)

Chef Meg's homemade and natural ricotta cheese is easy to make and a fun project for someone who likes to cook.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 39.1
Good 3.0/5
(1 rating)

I modified a recipe from Drew that I found on to calculate calorie content.
The original recipe had tomato paste and hot pepper sauce, both of which I omitted, since I did not have them on hand.

Submitted by GRETEL1128

Carbs: 17g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 244.2
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