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Gma's Cookbook

(30 Recipes) Created by CTGMA44

Recipes in this Collection

Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage
Very Good 4.2/5
(61 ratings)

Love your breakfast sausage but can't handle all the sodium? Try this lower sodium version: 25% less fat, and 1/10th of the sodium.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.6g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 10.1g | Calories: 147.7
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(289 ratings)

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
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
Orange Chicken
Very Good 4.0/5
(135 ratings)

With this dish you get a serving of fruit in every portion. Dice the orange if you prefer smaller pieces and--if you're feeling creative--use a vegetable peeler to create curls of orange zest.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 26.2g | Calories: 222.5
Chicken Stock
Very Good 4.5/5
(55 ratings)

After you've roasted a chicken or turkey don't throw away the bones. They can be used to make homemade, low-sodium stocks, which can add flavor to your healthy, home-cooked meals.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 28.3
Vegetable Beef Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(114 ratings)

Use leftover roast beef to make this quick, hearty, healthy soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 15.9g | Calories: 119.6
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(73 ratings)

Just like Chef Meg's mom (who was from Britain) used to make!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 35.7g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 6.9g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 271.3
Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(478 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
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins
Very Good 4.4/5
(44 ratings)

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon! This dish is like having a piece of apple pie but without the large amount of fat and carbs from the dough. The oats inside will trick your mind into thinking that you did just eat pie!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 22.1g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 119.8
Very Good 4.3/5
(84 ratings)

This recipe can serve as a tasty snack or lite lunch.

Submitted by TURTAPOE

Carbs: 20g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 125
Light Lemon Blueberry Donuts
Very Good 4.3/5
(87 ratings)

At 300 calories a pop, donuts are an easy way to wreck a healthy breakfast. Not my baked ones. They're bursting with fruit and flavor--not fat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 104.9
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1020 ratings)

Technically this is a crustless quiche, but the addition of flour makes for a delicious crusty bottom and sides.

Submitted by JENNLOVE

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 134.1
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Skillet Lasagna
Very Good 4.3/5
(2158 ratings)

A much quicker version of the Italian classic; less time, but no less taste.

Submitted by VEGGIEKITTY

Carbs: 34.5g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 342.3
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(442 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
Garden Harvest Vegetable Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(118 ratings)

This soups works well with most vegetables from the garden-- experiment and use vegetables that are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 6.4g | Protein: 5.4g | Calories: 159.7
Sticky Chicken
Very Good 4.2/5
(509 ratings)

This roasted chicken gets its sticky coating from the juices it releases while being baked.

Carbs: 5.6g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 43.2g | Calories: 263.9
Skinny Chicken Parmesan Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(77 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
Peanut and Sesame Noodles
Very Good 4.2/5
(319 ratings)

Served cold or hot, these tangy yet sweet noodles are rich and tasty.

Carbs: 22.9g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 7.7g | Calories: 208.6
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(105 ratings)

This one-dish meal is great for a weeknight meal or as a appetizer for a party. Serve it with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 8.5g | Protein: 30g | Calories: 326.1
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