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(50 Recipes) Created by HEALTHYJO77

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Very Good 4.7/5
(46 ratings)

From the Amateur Gourmet.com

Submitted by MAINERK8

Carbs: 9.6g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 80.1
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1016 ratings)

Technically this is a crustless quiche, but the addition of flour makes for a delicious crusty bottom and sides.

Submitted by JENNLOVE

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 134.1
Avocado Mashed Potatoes
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

This is an interesting twist on mashed potatoes. The avocados add a buttery, creamy texture with a fraction of the calories and saturated fat of butter and cream!

Submitted by AEGARRISON

Carbs: 35.1g | Fat: 10.4g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 5.8g | Calories: 247.8
Avocado bread spread
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Submitted by MARGRETELIN

Carbs: 2.7g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 72.9
Good 3.9/5
(68 ratings)

A simple one pan comfort food

Submitted by DISHI4

Carbs: 20.1g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 28.6g | Calories: 271.6
Sticky Chicken
Very Good 4.2/5
(508 ratings)

This roasted chicken gets its sticky coating from the juices it releases while being baked.

Carbs: 5.6g | Fat: 6.7g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 43.2g | Calories: 263.9
Pumpkin Smoothie (Pumpkin Pie in a Glass)
Good 3.5/5
(40 ratings)

This pumpkin smoothie is a sweet and healthy treat perfect for cooler months.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 40.7g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 18g | Calories: 235.8
Very Good 4.1/5
(79 ratings)

These “mashed potatoes” taste just as good as the real thing, but they’re much lower in carbs!

Carbs: 8.2g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 138.8
Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
Very Good 4.6/5
(306 ratings)

This quick, easy, inexpensive and surprisingly cheesy baked tilapia recipe can be made with any white fish. I just happened to have tilapia handy.

Submitted by LEXIBELLE715

Carbs: 1.4g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 48.5g | Calories: 275.2
BBQ Shrimp with Creamy Cheese Polenta
Very Good 4.1/5
(15 ratings)

I don't know a kid who doesn't love the combo of cheese and barbecue sauce. This dish is a swap on mac-n-cheese and BBQ chicken that's quick and grown-up approved.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 23.3g | Calories: 296.1
Frozen Berries and 'Cream' Dessert
Very Good 4.5/5
(35 ratings)

This is better than ice cream!! Great for those days you realize after dinner you're way under your protein limit. A treat that's good for you!

Submitted by ILIKEJUICE

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 11.5g | Calories: 159.6
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread
Very Good 4.6/5
(72 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
Baked Potato Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(123 ratings)

All the taste of a loaded baked potato, in a hearty soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.4g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229.3
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(242 ratings)

A low-fat, heart healthy version of this traditional comfort food.

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 111.3
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
Jamacian Jerk Chicken
Very Good 4.0/5
(6 ratings)

Marinade has quite a few ingredients and needs to set overnight, but is well worth the effort. Excellent with a side of rice and black beans.

Submitted by JSHANE

Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 8.4g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 28.9g | Calories: 234.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(96 ratings)

Very light, fun and tasty--a treat you thought you'd have to give up on your quest to good nutrition.

Submitted by YNIMER

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 246.7
Skinny Shrimp Pot Stickers
Very Good 4.5/5
(11 ratings)

We swapped shrimp for crab in this Chinese takeout favorite to save sodium and money, but we didn't skimp on flavor!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.4g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.2g | Calories: 108.1
Very Good 4.3/5
(33 ratings)

Delicious chili that is a meal in itself! Can easily be prepared in a slow cooker. Serve with a salad and pita bread for a perfect dinner.

Submitted by HUDDLESK

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 12.6g | Fiber: 10.5g | Protein: 17.2g | Calories: 287.2
Coach Nicole's Mini Vegetable Frittatas
Very Good 4.4/5
(324 ratings)

Make this ahead of time and then refrigerate for a quick, protein-packed breakfast that's also portion-controlled. Top with salsa (optional) and serve with toast for a complete breakfast.

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 71.3
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