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Marilyn's Collection of Recipes

Marilyn's Collection of Recipes

These are recipes that look good and are healthy from SparkPeople. They are also easy to make.

(44 Recipes) Created by MARILYN1954

Recipes in this Collection

Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(23 ratings)

Vinaigrettes are perfect as salad dressing, a dipping sauce for steamed vegetables, and a marinade for lean cuts of meats.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.3g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 47.2
Garlic-Balsamic Vinaigrette
Very Good 4.4/5
(18 ratings)

This super-simple vinaigrette is delicious on salads or drizzled over cooked vegetables or grilled fish.

Submitted by GUEST_CHEF

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 82.1
Tangy, Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette
Good 3.7/5
(35 ratings)

This is my go-to dressing. I use it on everything from steamed veggies to salads and sandwiches.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 55.5
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.3/5
(42 ratings)

Use this to dress your salad or as a dipping sauce for cut vegetables. Don't like cilantro? No problem, just swap it out for Italian parsley or dill.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.1g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 8.8
Spicy Chili-Garlic Paste
Very Good 4.1/5
(15 ratings)

Try this spicy Asian paste in your slow-cooker stews, broth based soups, or combined with yogurt as a zippy sandwich spread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 5.9
15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto
Very Good 4.0/5
(37 ratings)

We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 23.8g | Calories: 157
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
Very Good 4.7/5
(1327 ratings)

Delicious and quick, this dish is a great way to get more fish into your healthy meal plan! We think this baked tilapia recipe can't be beat!

Submitted by RACHIELOO

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 10.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 19.6g | Calories: 177.1
Tangy Tuna Salad Sandwich
Good 3.0/5
(29 ratings)

I love a good sandwich, one that's so big you have to smash to fit into your mouth. This one is big on flavor, light on fat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 32.2g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 260.3
Good 3.9/5
(11 ratings)

Try this spicey 15 minute one pan dish

Submitted by BUSTERBB

Carbs: 13.8g | Fat: 9.6g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 26.4g | Calories: 241.7
Easy Beef Roast
Very Good 4.4/5
(146 ratings)

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 28.7g | Calories: 191.2
Peppercorn Steak with Herbed Blue Cheese
Very Good 4.6/5
(32 ratings)

A steakhouse-quality supper ready in 10 minutes!

Submitted by SPCOOKBOOK

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 18.2g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 18.5g | Calories: 245.8
Beef Roast with Broccolini and Sweet Potatoes
Very Good 4.1/5
(37 ratings)

Chef Meg's Beef Roast becomes a full dinner, complete with two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.6g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 31.1g | Calories: 341.6
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
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
Taco Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(245 ratings)

Top this soup with toasted tortilla strips and serve with lime wedges and avocado slices.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 13.7g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 20.6g | Calories: 290.7
Broccoli and cheese soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(14 ratings)

Creamy, comforting, and satisifing soup without all the calories

Submitted by PEACHS2582

Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 89.3
Samantha's Creamy Cauliflower Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(31 ratings)

Perfect for lunch or a light dinner. This cauliflower soup is easy to prepare and is very healthy for you.

Submitted by SAMANTHA_SP

Carbs: 17g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 9.3g | Calories: 128.7
BLT Potato Snacks
Good 3.9/5
(53 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
Hawaiian Pizza: 'SparkRecipes Un-Chained' Contest Finalist
Very Good 4.4/5
(77 ratings)

Pizza is one of my favorite foods, and the sweet sauce at Papa John's is my all-time favorite. My viewpoint is, if you're going to make it at home, don't make it "just as good," make it better! So I'm remaking a medium Papa John's pie with pineapple, onion and bacon(BACON!!!). Fresh homemade sauce and premium ingredients make this recipe more than worth the calories, and still trimmer than the fast food original!

Submitted by KRAMTHEGRAM

Carbs: 31.1g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 200.3
Super Speedy Sausage Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(39 ratings)

Make these rolls at night and pop them in the microwave (about 20 seconds) or toaster oven (on low) until warm. Pair them with a banana or apple, a peeled hard-boiled egg, and a cup of milk, and breakfast is ready to go in two minutes flat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.6g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 11g | Calories: 229.4
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