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Happy Proteins

(12 Recipes) Created by BIRDINTHENORTH

Recipes in this Collection

Greek-Spiced Baked Shrimp
Very Good 4.4/5
(50 ratings)

If you like shrimp, you'll love this recipe!

Submitted by SPARKLES_MCGHEE

Carbs: 7.2g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 34.8g | Calories: 241.6
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
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
Lentils Puttanesca
Very Good 4.1/5
(33 ratings)

Puttanesca is one of my favorite Italian sauces. This version turns ordinary dried brown lentils into real comfort food.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.5g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 10.5g | Calories: 227.6
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(369 ratings)

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.8g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 215.9
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables
Very Good 4.1/5
(207 ratings)

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 13.1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 294.9
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(34 ratings)

Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 193.7
(no ratings)

A yummy way to eat zucchini!

Submitted by LINDALEE1950

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 94.5
Very Good 4.3/5
(203 ratings)

A recipe that is full of great taste and loaded with potassium.

Submitted by CHATTYCATHY2

Carbs: 55.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 13.3g | Protein: 32.1g | Calories: 370.2
Very Good 4.3/5
(4 ratings)

This "pasta" dish is so light and yet rich--you'll never guess the "cream" is made from sunflower seeds. The white beans add buttery flavor and protein. Make this when the garden overflows with tomatoes, basil and zucchini.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 34.6g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 13.3g | Protein: 12.5g | Calories: 211.4
Guiltless Chicken Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(43 ratings)

We ditched the mayo from this sandwich staple and boosted the nutrition with crunchy vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 29g | Calories: 179.4
Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.2/5
(50 ratings)

This is the easiest recipe I know, and it's quite tasty, too. Grill or saute chicken, cook rice and top with salsa!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 5g | Protein: 24.1g | Calories: 220.9
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