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Melissa"s Cookbook

(183 Recipes) Created by MELISSA3001

Recipes in this Collection

Slow-Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(420 ratings)

This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 164.9
Chef Meg's Creamy Green Enchiladas
Good 3.7/5
(6 ratings)

You will think you are south of the border when you try this recipe. It is a meal- one enchilada will fill you up- it did me!

Carbs: 22.7g | Fat: 10.5g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 28.3g | Calories: 293.9
Heart-Healthy Pork Feast
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

This meal tastes of springtime, and it's light enough that it fits into a heart-healthy diet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 28.5g | Calories: 266.1
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
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
Oatmeal Orange Cookies (Diabetes Friendly)
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

These cookies are packed full of whole grains and fiber to fill you up and keep you satisfied. They're great for snacks and suitable for those with diabetes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 112.5
15-Minute Asian Beef Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

This soup is packed with flavor yet low in fat. You can customize it with any vegetables or protein you have on hand.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 247.5
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(809 ratings)

A quick and easy dinner that is also low in fat, this chicken casserole is perfect for busy nights.

Submitted by LYZ219

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 284.2
20 Minute Ginger-Garlic Chicken
Good 3.9/5
(47 ratings)

This dish is perfect for busy nights.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.8g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 31.6g | Calories: 334.8
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
Baked Egg Cups
Very Good 4.5/5
(393 ratings)

These adorable single-serving ham cups turn any breakfast into a special occasion. Feel free to jazz these up with your preferred seasonings.

Submitted by NANALINDA5355

Carbs: 0.9g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 125.6
Shrimp Creole
Very Good 4.4/5
(118 ratings)

One bite and you're transported to Louisiana!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 45.1g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 302.1
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
BBQ Chicken Burgers
Very Good 4.0/5
(44 ratings)

What a treat these burgers are! I love how the tangy flavor of the sauce and the peppery notes of the greens play off the savory burger.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 6.5g | Protein: 41g | Calories: 262.4
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
Cheddar-Stuffed Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers
Very Good 4.2/5
(32 ratings)

These burgers are rich and meaty, the kind of burger that vegetarians have been craving. Even meat eaters will appreciate these tasty and fiber-rich burgers.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 17.2g | Calories: 244.5
Taco Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(244 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
2-Bean Sweet Potato Chili
Very Good 4.4/5
(70 ratings)

This vegetarian chili uses some secret tricks to boost the flavor without adding calories!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 47.8g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 21.9g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 207.6
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
Chipotle Mustard Sauce
Good 3.3/5
(8 ratings)

Use this spicy, creamy sauce on pretzels, on sandwiches or even on a baked sweet potato.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 14.7
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