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(22 Recipes) Created by MARYOFALLTRADES

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Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread
Very Good 4.5/5
(71 ratings)

Chewy, homemade flatbread makes any meal seem special. Use in place of pitas, bread, or crackers!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 5.4g | Calories: 84.5
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
Creamy Watermelon Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(32 ratings)

Watermelon is a favorite summer dessert, but it makes a lovely salad, too. Here, creamy citrus dressing pairs with the sweet melon and crunchy celery.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 51.8
Garlic-Herb Potato Packs
Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)

Whether you make these on the grill or in the oven, these quick-fix potato packs are mom's best friend. No mess, no clean-up, and only 5 minutes to prep!

Submitted by GRILLGUIDE

Carbs: 34.2g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 165.2
Sparkling Limeade
Very Good 4.1/5
(30 ratings)

This refreshing and not-too-sweet beverage is almost too pretty to drink. Almost!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.8g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 33.7
Peachy Thyme Lemonade
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

Choose summer's ripest peaches for this refreshing lemonade. It's ready in no time--you can keep the skins on the peaches, which speeds up prep work.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 43.8
Orange-Miso Grilled Salmon
Very Good 4.5/5
(21 ratings)

Sweet and tangy oranges pair perfectly with rich, salty miso.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 29.3g | Calories: 236
Baked Eggs with Spicy Tomato Sauce
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

Nestle eggs into a spicy tomato sauce and bake them for a light and easy supper. Serve over pasta or with crusty whole-wheat bread for dipping.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.7g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 7.9g | Protein: 14.9g | Calories: 277.8
150-Calorie Chocolate Mousse
Good 3.4/5
(37 ratings)

When I want chocolate mousse, only the real deal will do. This version is low in fat, but it's still creamy and rich. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 145.8
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(117 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
Peppermint Meringues
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

A light and minty holiday cookie!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 29.7
Roasted Winter Vegetables
Very Good 4.3/5
(11 ratings)

By roasting these hearty winter vegetables, we soften their strong tastes and bring out their natural sweetness.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 9.6g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 74.7
Cranberry-Orange Creme Brulee
Very Good 4.5/5
(27 ratings)

This creme brulee recipe is full of flavor not fat. The cranberry-orange combo is perfect balance of tart and sweet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 133.6
Crunchy Cole Slaw
Very Good 4.0/5
(20 ratings)

This crunchy cole slaw is a healthier version of that summer favorite: ramen noodle salad. Two servings of vegetables in every portion!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.8g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 69.8
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
Tangy Tuna Salad Sandwich
Good 3.0/5
(29 ratings)

I love a good sandwich, one that's so big you have to smash to fit into your mouth. This one is big on flavor, light on fat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 32.2g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 15.5g | Calories: 260.3
15-Minute Asian Beef Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(68 ratings)

This soup is packed with flavor yet low in fat. You can customize it with any vegetables or protein you have on hand.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 247.5
Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Very Good 4.5/5
(26 ratings)

After one sip of this savory pumpkin soup, you will be surprised to find it packs a little heat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 5.5g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 124.7
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
Summer Corn Relish
Very Good 4.0/5
(17 ratings)

Sweet summer corn gets a tangy twist.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
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