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Crispy Faux-Fried Mexican Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(89 ratings)
Crispy Faux-Fried Mexican Chicken

I love faux frying foods using panko. This crunchy, spicy chicken would be great on a taco salad. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 19.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 29.7g | Calories: 221.8
Slow Cooker Northern Bean and Spinach Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)
Slow Cooker Northern Bean and Spinach Soup

This hearty soup is perfect for when there is a chill in the air, and you want dinner waiting for you as you walk in the door. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 16.1g | Protein: 18.4g | Calories: 216.5
Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich
Very Good 4.3/5
(386 ratings)
Grilled Cheese Pizza Sandwich

This tastes just like cheese pizza! Pair this with a salad and you have a great pizzeria style lunch without the calories attached--or the bill.Submitted by PUNKGIRL213

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 15g | Calories: 242.3
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)
Spanish Rice and Vegetables

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
Crispy Garlic Kale with Chorizo and Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(22 ratings)
Crispy Garlic Kale with Chorizo and Beans

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
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'
Very Good 4.1/5
(103 ratings)
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'

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
Roasted Chicken and Veggies in One Pan
Good 3.7/5
(31 ratings)
Roasted Chicken and Veggies in One Pan

This easy dish requires little cleanup, making it perfect for busy weeknights.Submitted by CHELLESHOCKED

Carbs: 28.6g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 23.5g | Calories: 263.4
Beef and Blue Sandwich
Very Good 4.4/5
(72 ratings)
Beef and Blue Sandwich

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 33.5g | Calories: 325
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(35 ratings)
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce

Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 28g | Calories: 193.7
Warm Spinach Salad with Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(12 ratings)
Warm Spinach Salad with Mushrooms

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
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(470 ratings)
Slow Cooker Salsa Chicken

This is THE most popular recipe on SparkRecipes. We've added more vegetables and reduced the sodium drastically to make it even better. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 27.2g | Calories: 177.5
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(46 ratings)
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken

Roasted peppers and almonds pair with fresh parsley in this tangy Spanish-inspired sauce.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 11.3g | Protein: 31.3g | Calories: 322.2
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo
Very Good 4.1/5
(110 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken with Orzo

Parsley and capers add flavor to this veggie-packed, heart-healthy dish. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 39.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 34g | Calories: 337.7
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(847 ratings)
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole

A quick and easy dinner that is also low in fat, this chicken casserole is perfect for busy nights.Submitted by LYZ219

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 7.3g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 36.8g | Calories: 284.2
Chicken & Asparagus Pasta
Very Good 4.1/5
(456 ratings)
Chicken & Asparagus Pasta

A quick and easy pasta dish perfect for any night of the week.Submitted by LILYANN2

Carbs: 25.4g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 14.3g | Calories: 207.6
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(30 ratings)
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce

What? Canned tomatoes in a tomato sauce? Yes, that's right. Garden tomatoes are only available for a short time, but crushed canned tomatoes are on shelves year-round and packed with flavor.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.1g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 112.5
Greek Turkey Burger
Very Good 4.3/5
(108 ratings)
Greek Turkey Burger

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
Roasted Salmon with Apple-Almond Pesto
Good 3.6/5
(49 ratings)
Roasted Salmon with Apple-Almond Pesto

This is a recipe that sounds (and tastes) fancy but is actually quite easy to make--and ready in just 15 minutes.Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.3g | Fat: 13.9g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 31g | Calories: 302.5
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(123 ratings)
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice

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
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(370 ratings)
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables

In the morning, throw all the ingredients for this simple recipe in the slow cooker. A hearty and healthy dinner will be waiting for you when you get home!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 176.8
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