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Healthy Cooking By Chef Meg

(24 Recipes) Created by DIANALEFEVER

Recipes in this Collection

Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(119 ratings)

Save money and time with this Chinese food makeover.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.3g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 262.3
150-Calorie Chocolate Mousse
Good 3.4/5
(38 ratings)

When I want chocolate mousse, only the real deal will do. This version is low in fat, but it's still creamy and rich. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 145.8
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(46 ratings)

Roasted peppers and almonds pair with fresh parsley in this tangy Spanish-inspired sauce.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 11.3g | Protein: 31.3g | Calories: 322.2
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
Kentucky Hot Brown
Very Good 4.1/5
(26 ratings)

A hot brown is a Southern classic: An open-faced turkey sandwich is topped with a cheesy sauce, bacon and tomatoes. This one's a lot lighter, but you'd never know from the taste.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.5g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 345
Creamy Green Enchiladas
Very Good 4.2/5
(61 ratings)

I love enchiladas! These are full of vegetables in addition to the cheese and creamy sauce. Each one has a full serving of veggies, plus almost 20% of your daily fiber.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.5g | Fat: 11.4g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 29.2g | Calories: 335.7
Skinny Chicken Philly Cheese Sub
Very Good 4.1/5
(74 ratings)

Warm meat, gooey cheese, and grilled vegetables--what's not to love about a Philly cheese steak? How about the more than 1,600 calories in each one! This take on the classic skimps on fat but not flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 409
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(110 ratings)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Very Good 4.5/5
(17 ratings)

The point of this healthy coleslaw recipe is to use a small amount of dressing, which is made from low-fat/low-calorie ingredients. It's light and refreshing, and because it is low calorie, I can eat a ton of it and feel full and satisfied!

Submitted by IHEARTTRAVEL193

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 33
Seven Layer Vegetable Salad
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

The classic picnic salad gets a lighter dressing.

Submitted by JEAN57238

Carbs: 12.9g | Fat: 14.5g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 239.4
Shrimp Salad with Great Green Dressing
Good 3.6/5
(14 ratings)

You will never guess that the dressing is oil free and packed with 3 cups of greens, zucchini, and avocado! I call it great green dressing.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 6.7g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 232.1
Grilled Shrimp with Mango-Chili Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(13 ratings)

These sweet and spicy shrimp will be the star of your next barbecue!

Submitted by GRILLGUIDE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 24g | Calories: 196.7
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins
Very Good 4.4/5
(12 ratings)

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon!

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 141.6
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
Slow Cooker Beef Roast with Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(64 ratings)

Try using an English Cut Beef Roast. It is economical and flavorful. This cut of meat comes from the shoulder or neck area of the animal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 43.9g | Calories: 349.8
Herb Roasted Turkey
Very Good 4.4/5
(93 ratings)

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 154.6
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
Turkey Bacon Breakfast Rolls
Very Good 4.1/5
(21 ratings)

Skip the drive-through and serve these instead. Split one open, pop in an egg cooked your way and even some shredded cheese.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 5g | Calories: 137.8
Kitchen Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(141 ratings)

The perfect soup to warm your belly on a cold night or soothe you when you're sick.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 17.4g | Calories: 152.8
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
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