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Healthier Choices for My Fussy Teenager!

(14 Recipes) Created by GOJENZY

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.5/5
(13 ratings)

Submitted by YOSRACB

Carbs: 12.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 87.9
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(808 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
Tex Mex Calzones
Very Good 4.3/5
(282 ratings)

An Italian favorite gets a below the border twist. Chef Meg made just a few tweaks before giving this one her seal of approval! She adds the spices early in cooking to help boost flavor and added a full pound of turkey for a more filling meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.2g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 47.7g | Calories: 413.7
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili
Very Good 4.5/5
(108 ratings)

The secret to this hearty vegetarian chili is butternut squash. It holds its shape and adds a layer of flavor and sweetness.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 51.4g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 18.6g | Protein: 12.9g | Calories: 263.4
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins
Very Good 4.5/5
(228 ratings)

Low-fat buttermilk and applesauce help lower the fat, and the whole-wheat flour and flax seed add fiber. These healthful muffins freeze well!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.9g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 137.7
Vanilla Flavoring
Very Good 4.7/5
(71 ratings)

"Vanilla extract" usually isn't made with real vanilla. The good news is that it's really easy--and affordable--to make your own.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 10.7
Angelic Peppermint Towers
Very Good 4.1/5
(34 ratings)

This an easy, affordable recipe that will impress your guests.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 215.4
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(190 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.2/5
(371 ratings)

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 24.9g | Calories: 271.4
Single-Serving California-Style Chicken Cordon Bleu
Very Good 4.3/5
(61 ratings)

This recipe takes a traditional French dish and gives it a California twist. A good portion of the fat comes from the avocado, which has mostly heart-healthy monounsaturated fats.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 16.3g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 32.8g | Calories: 287.2
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Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(199 ratings)

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
Easy & Wholesome Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(175 ratings)

This is a great recipe for summer, when you have a surplus of zucchini in the garden. Double or triple the batch and freeze them for quick and healthy breakfasts.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 128
Whole-Grain Berry Muffins
Very Good 4.2/5
(62 ratings)

Raspberry, strawberry, blueberry, blackberry--choose any berry you want. You can't go wrong with these healthy, tasty muffins.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.2g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 136
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