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(29 Recipes) Created by NENA1210

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Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Taco Seasoning
Very Good 4.2/5
(199 ratings)

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.2g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 38.1
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
Southwest Chicken and Black Bean Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

This is a really filling soup that's easy to make. Each serving is a hearty 2 cups!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 28.1g | Calories: 289.8
Light Lemon Blueberry Donuts
Very Good 4.3/5
(87 ratings)

At 300 calories a pop, donuts are an easy way to wreck a healthy breakfast. Not my baked ones. They're bursting with fruit and flavor--not fat!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 104.9
Homemade Vegetable Stock (Salt-Free)
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

Making homemade stock is so easy! It's a third the price of buying it in stores.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 17.8
Loaded Potato Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(57 ratings)

Low in fat, but big on taste, everyone wins with this comforting soup recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 157.3
Eggplant Napoleon
Good 3.7/5
(22 ratings)

This recipe was inspired by moussaka, eggplant Parmesan and lasagna. The result is a light and tasty meatless meal that makes any night a special occasion.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.4g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 232.4
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
Grilled Corn Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(25 ratings)

Take a break from eating corn on the cob to make this simple soup. Pair with a grilled steak and green salad, and dinner's ready.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 133.7
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 219.4
Baked Eggs with Spicy Tomato Sauce
Very Good 4.1/5
(14 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
Honey-Whole Wheat Pretzels
Good 3.8/5
(15 ratings)

You and your family will love these super easy pretzels. The dough only needs 5 minutes to rest so from start to finish, this snack is ready in a flash.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.6g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 194.1
Light & Healthy Apple Hand Pies
Very Good 4.1/5
(21 ratings)

Ditch the toaster pastry. They're loaded with sugar and fat--and not much else. My hand tarts are full of fruit, and if you make them ahead of time your kids can grab them and go.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 34.8g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 185.4
Cheeseburger Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(24 ratings)

A hearty, healthier take on an iconic American meal.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 14.4g | Calories: 196.6
Chili Spices
Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)

Want to know the secret to great chili? Start with great spices--and skip the packets at the supermarket, which are full of sugar and salt. Make your own to save money and skip the salt.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 7.2
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup
Good 3.6/5
(25 ratings)

Did you know that just three buffalo wings have 10 grams of fat? (Who eats just three?) This soup has all the spice, creaminess, and tang you crave--with a fraction of the fat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.1g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 16.1g | Calories: 119.5
Mini Strawberry-Peach Freezer Pops
Very Good 4.6/5
(14 ratings)

Easy and low in calories, these cool treats are perfect when you want something small and sweet.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.5g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 1g | Calories: 17.6
Strawberry-Kiwi Yogurt Freezer Pops
Very Good 4.8/5
(6 ratings)

These are so cute and colorful! The kiwi in the bottom of the cup not only adds more fruit and color to the freezer pop, it also holds the stick in place.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 56.8
Traditional Hummus
Good 3.9/5
(24 ratings)

Start with this simple but flavorful recipe, then add in anything you'd like! Try it with fresh herbs like chives, cilantro, rosemary, or thyme.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 65.2
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