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(20 Recipes) Created by LOBSTER82

Recipes in this Collection

Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash
Good 3.9/5
(76 ratings)

A double-hitter: Each portion has almost two servings of vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 47.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 10.4g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 228.3
Vegetable and Fruit Stuffing
Very Good 4.2/5
(39 ratings)

Whole wheat bread gives this side staying power. The fruits and vegetables bulk up the dish, so a little goes a long way. A bit of turkey bacon adds another layer of flavor without adding many calories.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Calories: 78.4
Green Beans with Miso and Almonds
Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)

Dress up your green beans. Miso is a perfect replacement for butter in most sauteed dishes and offers a nice earthy, salty note to the beans.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.5g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 78.1
Warm Spinach Salad with Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)

A healthier alternative to the bacon-laden warm spinach salad, this is a nice side dish for cool weather.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 8.8g | Fat: 26.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 9.6g | Calories: 297.8
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1017 ratings)

This quick and healthy Zucchini Parmesan recipe takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.

Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
Cream of Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(15 ratings)

At just over 100 calories per serving, this creamy, delicious soup will become your new favorite comfort food.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.8g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 108.6
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(100 ratings)

Cheesy, rich, delicious--just what you expect in macaroni and cheese. What you won't expect? 2/3 the fat and half the calories of the original!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 7.9g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 12.6g | Calories: 259.6
 Mini Eggplant Pizzas
Very Good 4.3/5
(313 ratings)

Ditch the crust and boost your veggie intake with these eggplant "pizzas."

Submitted by GONZOSTAR

Carbs: 8.9g | Fat: 7.5g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 4.9g | Calories: 119.1
Roasted Broccoli and Lemons with Brown Rice
Very Good 4.3/5
(18 ratings)

Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of broccoli and lemons. Even veggie haters will gobble up this dish--guaranteed.

Submitted by SPARK_RECIPES

Carbs: 36.2g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 7.4g | Calories: 192.2
Vegetable Risotto
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

Rich and creamy, this risotto is full of whole grains and vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.5g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 8g | Calories: 220.2
Hot & Sweet Rainbow Slaw
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

Creamy cole slaw pairs well with fried chicken, but who needs all that mayo? This one uses Greek yogurt and a healthier mayo, plus a few other secret ingredients.


Submitted by SPARKSOLUTION

Carbs: 9g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 45.7
Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(58 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
Very Good 4.5/5
(15 ratings)

From Taste of Home Comfort Food diet Cookbook.

Submitted by PIANOMOM33

Carbs: 16.5g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 100.7
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(393 ratings)

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 16.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 181.2
Shrimp Salad with Great Green Dressing
Good 3.8/5
(11 ratings)

You will never guess that the dressing is oil free and packed with 3 cups of greens, zucchini, and avocado! I call it great green dressing.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 6.7g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 232.1
Slow Cooker Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(32 ratings)

Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 24.9g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 119.4
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese
Very Good 4.1/5
(172 ratings)

Butternut squash helps slim down this macaroni and cheese. You can't taste it, and it boosts the nutritional value of the dish!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 35.8g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 5.2g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 230
Slimmed Down Shrimp and Cheesy Grits
Very Good 4.4/5
(42 ratings)

This is the best kind of healthy recipe makeover: the kind no one will notice. Believe us when we say this dish is one of the best meals we've ever eaten.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 26g | Calories: 277.4
Whipped Sweet Potato Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(14 ratings)

My husband likes sweet potato casserole. I decided to make this using the same flavors but without the marshmallows!

Serves 4

Submitted by MICHAELA2780

Carbs: 40.4g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 201
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(248 ratings)

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 73.9
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