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Balsamic Strawberries with Ricotta Cream
Very Good 4.1/5
(151 ratings)

Strawberries are combined with tangy and sweet balsamic vinegar and creamy ricotta in this quick and simple dessert.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 157
Easiest holiday cookies
Very Good 4.4/5
(18 ratings)

Cream cheese balls with confectioners sugar topping

Submitted by DIRAE2

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 42.6
Raspberry-Lemon Scones
Very Good 4.0/5
(50 ratings)

Scones are perfect for weekend house guests, hostess gifts, or picnics. Traditionally made with loads of butter and cream, mine use far less butter--and wheat flour.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.2g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 180.3
Cottage Pie
Very Good 4.0/5
(72 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
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
Homemade Ricotta Cheese
Very Good 4.6/5
(13 ratings)

Chef Meg's homemade and natural ricotta cheese is easy to make and a fun project for someone who likes to cook.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 39.1
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins
Very Good 4.5/5
(226 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
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)

These meringues are a fun treat when served with low-fat vanilla ice cream and fresh fruit.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
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
Mini Apple Tarts
Very Good 4.3/5
(83 ratings)

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 124.3
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread
Good 3.9/5
(10 ratings)

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread.

Carbs: 17.2g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 142.5
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
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
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Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(173 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: 2.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 127.6
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice. You can easily make your own at home. And it makes a great hostess gift for any fall event! Feel free to double or triple this recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.1g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 8.9
Mini Cheesecakes
Very Good 4.5/5
(789 ratings)

Who can resist thick, creamy decadent cheesecake? Try this low-fat version in the single serving size.

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 120.6
No Bake Graham Cracker Cheesycake
Very Good 4.6/5
(468 ratings)

This is a delicious, light, refreshing dessert. It's low cal and sugar and can be made with the lite pie filling in any flavor. Note that this needs to be made the night before to soften the graham crackers.

Submitted by HOCKIMAMA

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 80.1
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(404 ratings)

Great for the fall holidays or just for a snack!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
5-Minute Berry Smoothie
Very Good 4.5/5
(349 ratings)

A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way!

Submitted by RAEBRALOP

Carbs: 25.7g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 130.3
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