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(42 Recipes) Created by MNEUMAN13

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Apple-Cinnamon Slow Cooker Oatmeal
Good 3.2/5
(64 ratings)

Start the day off right with sweet and creamy slow cooker oats for breakfast. The evaporated milk adds such creaminess that you'll think you're having pudding for breakfast.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.7g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 167.8
Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry
Very Good 4.0/5
(241 ratings)

Slow cookers aren't just for meat! This is a tasty, affordable one-pot vegetarian meal that's filling and perfect for your slow cooker.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 7g | Calories: 183.6
Roasted Squash Soup
Very Good 4.0/5
(61 ratings)

Try a two for one: The next time you are turning on the oven to 375 degrees, roast the squash, cool it slightly, peel and package to freeze. You'll have butternut squash on hand whenever you need it, and you can have dinner on the table in no time!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 25.6g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 6.2g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 128.6
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
2-Bean Sweet Potato Chili
Very Good 4.4/5
(70 ratings)

This vegetarian chili uses some secret tricks to boost the flavor without adding calories!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 47.8g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 21.9g | Protein: 12.8g | Calories: 207.6
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(241 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
Sweet and Spicy Nuts
Very Good 4.4/5
(24 ratings)

These are addictive. They're sweet, salty, spicy, and crunchy. Cut back on the sriracha/chili flakes to tame these fiery nuts. Use smoked (not hot or sweet) paprika.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 18g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 7.6g | Calories: 241.6
Sesame Bars (Raw & Gluten Free)
Very Good 4.7/5
(12 ratings)

This sesame bar recipe is a real surprise. How could anything taste so good that takes only 10 minutes to prepare. It makes a wonderful dessert, or energy bar for a nutritious pick me up. [Recipe taken from whfoods.org]

Submitted by KRAVMAGAGIRL

Carbs: 21g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 138.4
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls
Very Good 4.4/5
(330 ratings)

These are SUPER easy, quick, and amazing perfect for snacking on the go.

Submitted by FANNETASTICFOOD

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 220.3
Greek Turkey Burger
Very Good 4.3/5
(102 ratings)

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

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
Chicken Escondido
Very Good 4.3/5
(360 ratings)

This is a quick and easy chicken dish that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of work.

Submitted by CARPROTH

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 35.7g | Calories: 365.5
Chili Beef Polenta Bake
Very Good 4.1/5
(23 ratings)

A hearty meal casserole that satisfies! Trade ground turkey for beef in this recipe to cut a few calories and grams of fat, but I love the real deal.

Submitted by KITHKINCAID

Carbs: 19.4g | Fat: 13.4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 15.2g | Calories: 264.1
Homemade Fruit & Nut Granola Bars
Good 3.8/5
(13 ratings)

Better than store-bought, these granola bars include healthy almonds, whole grain, natural sweeteners and a touch of fruit.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 24.3g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 160.7
Slow Cooker Moroccan Beef Stew
Very Good 4.4/5
(58 ratings)

Chef Meg turned a member-submitted dish into a slow cooker meal that's easy yet exotic!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 38.8g | Calories: 370.3
Mole Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)

This traditional Mexican sauce is spicy and goes well with Chef Meg's Cocoa-Crusted Pork Tenderloin.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 42.3
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce
Very Good 4.4/5
(33 ratings)

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
BLT Dip
Very Good 4.3/5
(97 ratings)

My family absolutely loves this dip. It tastes just like a BLT!

Carbs: 1.5g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 49.4
Mexican Chicken and Rice Casserole
Very Good 4.5/5
(333 ratings)

This is a family favorite!

Submitted by DANITHOM25

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 269.9
No Salt Fajita Rub
Very Good 4.4/5
(20 ratings)

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.1g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.8g | Calories: 19.8
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