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(108 Recipes) Created by MRSKATEDUVALL

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Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)
Very Good 4.3/5
(41 ratings)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26.5g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 224.3
Low-Carb Zucchini Ribbon 'Pasta'
Very Good 4.1/5
(44 ratings)

Ever tried turning zucchini into "pasta"? With a vegetable peeler, it's easy to create ribbons of squash.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 56.4
Greek Turkey Burger
Very Good 4.3/5
(102 ratings)

You'll forget all about beef burgers once you try these. Salty and rich feta is mixed with lean ground turkey and Greek herbs for juicy and delicious burgers.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 217.1
Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Olive Tapenade, Tomatoes, and Feta
Very Good 4.3/5
(62 ratings)

Make this chicken the next you have company for dinner, and they'll swear you hired caterers. It tastes like it came from a restaurant, but for much less money and effort.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 14.7g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 30.4g | Calories: 269.6
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes
Very Good 4.6/5
(68 ratings)

Load up on Roma tomatoes when they're in season, then dry them in the oven to intensify their flavor and savor them all year round.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 28.9
Olive Tapenade
Very Good 4.3/5
(54 ratings)

Tapenade is a traditional sauce or condiment from Provence, in the south of France. It adds a punch of flavor for very few calories. You can buy premade tapenade, but you'll spend more money and be consuming more sodium than if you made it at home.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 17.4
(no ratings)

a basic sauce for lasagne, pasta, soup base.

Submitted by MRSKATEDUVALL

Carbs: 18.2g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 114
Bruschetta-Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(132 ratings)

All the flavor of bruschetta, in a mushroom!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 12.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 191.9
Roast Beef Toasts with Lemon and Lettuce
Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)

As simple, sophisticated hors d'oeuvres.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 113.2
Very Good 4.4/5
(34 ratings)

A simple tasty italian appetizer

Submitted by LADYSITH13

Carbs: 15.6g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 84.1
Broccoli-Raisin Salad with Chickpeas
Very Good 4.1/5
(23 ratings)

Broccoli salad is a summertime party staple. This version is healthier--with plenty of flavor from almonds and raisins!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 11.8g | Protein: 12.3g | Calories: 246.1
Tangy, Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette
Good 3.7/5
(34 ratings)

This is my go-to dressing. I use it on everything from steamed veggies to salads and sandwiches.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 4.2g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 55.5
Halibut Stew with Fresh Herbs
Very Good 4.2/5
(69 ratings)

This fresh fish stew is chock full of herbs and veggies. It's slightly unusual and completely delicious.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.4g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 17.6g | Calories: 157.1
Slimmer Sausage and Peppers
Very Good 4.3/5
(40 ratings)

This hearty yet better-for-you dinner is perfect for a camping trip, a cookout with friends, or just dinner on a Wednesday night.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 35.4g | Fat: 11.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 15.9g | Calories: 292.5
Crispy Garlic Kale with Chorizo and Beans
Very Good 4.5/5
(21 ratings)

Soy substitutes are so convincingly delicious that no one will know this isn't real chorizo. Bonus: This dish has zero cholesterol!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.9g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 9.6g | Protein: 14.8g | Calories: 254
Skinny Chicken Parmesan Salad
Very Good 4.4/5
(75 ratings)

While chicken Parmesan is traditionally fried and served with pasta, this lighter version is delightful atop a hearty tomato and basil salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 16.5g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 38.2g | Calories: 353.1
Simple Mediterranean Vegetable Stew
Very Good 4.3/5
(32 ratings)

Caponata is a Mediterranean vegetable stew. Eat it as is, or atop toasted whole-wheat bread or pasta.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 76.1
Shrimp Creole
Very Good 4.4/5
(115 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
Lemon Zucchini Dip
Very Good 4.0/5
(27 ratings)

This dip is great for a midday snack alongside vegetables or whole-grain crackers or as a cold sauce for sandwiches.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 37.9
End-of-Summer Roasted Veggies
Very Good 4.2/5
(118 ratings)

This is a recipe i put together last night with the veggies I had in the fridge and my husband and daughter LOVED it. Very yummy over ride pilaf or couscous. You can add chicken or fish to make this a non-veggie meal

Submitted by VEGGIEDOC4LIFE

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 121.2
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