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Takeout makeover

(18 Recipes) Created by ELFSTER

Recipes in this Collection

Chicken Satay with Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(160 ratings)

Chef Meg lowered the fat and calories in this member-submitted recipe, which contains two servings of cooked vegetables per portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.5g | Calories: 237.7
Crispy Baked Egg Rolls
Very Good 4.4/5
(189 ratings)

Use coleslaw mix to make a quick & easy treat! Eat as a snack, side, or a meal.

Submitted by HARV47

Carbs: 13.9g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 91.2
Spring Rolls
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

This recipe is really easy; it's really more of a process than a recipe. Rice paper wrappers, which are available in the ethnic sections of most larger supermarkets these days, are a great way to wrap your veggies and protein for a quick snack or light lunch.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 156.4
Better Beef and Broccoli
Very Good 4.3/5
(355 ratings)

This recipe is better (and much better for you) than takeout!

Submitted by TAM101

Carbs: 66g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 35g | Calories: 452.6
California Roll in a Bowl
Very Good 4.6/5
(98 ratings)

Delicious and easy, this salad combines all of my favorite sushi ingredients in one bowl! And, because it's based on a California roll, it uses fully cooked seafood.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 199.1
Sesame Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry
Very Good 4.3/5
(59 ratings)

Start on your way toward eating five servings of fruits and vegetables a day with this delicious stir-fry, flavored with traditional Chinese spices and a touch of sesame oil. The combination of broccoli and red peppers contributes over 100% of the daily requirement of vitamin C.

Submitted by ORANGECOWCAT

Carbs: 50.5g | Fat: 6.1g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 33.1g | Calories: 388.4
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
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
This recipe has been marked private.
Good 3.8/5
(14 ratings)

I found this in a "Fix it and Forget it Lightly" crock pot cook book

Submitted by FREDDIE32

Carbs: 56.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 341.1
Very Good 4.1/5
(17 ratings)

This is a quick meal you can throw together with your favorite fresh and/or frozen veggies. Eat as a main entree or serve with another protein, such as tofu or chicken.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 37g | Fat: 13.6g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 12.5g | Calories: 317.4
Pineapple Chicken Stir-Fry
Good 3.9/5
(19 ratings)

Submitted by CREATIVELIZA

Carbs: 14.2g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 143.3
Very Good 4.5/5
(11 ratings)

I simmer my stew meat in the crock pot half the day, so this is really easy, when the meat is tender I transfer to a pan or wok and cook up the veggies! Super easy, no fuss dinner!

Submitted by MINDYYY

Carbs: 10.5g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 187.8
Spicy CrockPot Thai Chicken
Very Good 4.8/5
(22 ratings)

This is one of my family's very favorite dinners. One of the best things about this recipe is how easy it is to adjust to your own tastes. I entered it in with my true ingredients, which are SPICY! If you don't like it super spicy, adjust your ratio of Sweet Thai chili sauce (found in the grocery store asian food section) and the spicy Sambal Oelek (found in the same section). Try 1/4 cup of sambal oelek and 3/4 cup sweet chili sauce. Also very good with skinless chicken thighs, trimmed. I just ordered PB2 and am looking forward to trying it with this recipe, to cut the fat back even further!

Submitted by MISSRED1970

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 14.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 20.2g | Calories: 268.1
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
Easy Peanut and Sesame Noodles
Very Good 4.2/5
(321 ratings)

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

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 7.7g | Calories: 208.2
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(429 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: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.2g | Calories: 177.5
No-Fail Grilled Tofu
Good 3.6/5
(17 ratings)

Tofu is the little black dress of veg proteins. Dress it up, dress it down, grill it up!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 11.8g | Calories: 124.2
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