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Spark Favorite Recipes

This is a collection of my favorite recipes which tend to be light for Caribbean living, good for entertaining and easy to prepare.

(33 Recipes) Created by MMMCCO

Recipes in this Collection

Whole-Wheat Pita Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(12 ratings)

Who needs deep-fried chips, when pitas crisp up so perfectly with minimal added oil? Pair these with hummus or as a crunchy side to your Greek salad.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 100
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(458 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
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1027 ratings)

This quick and healthy side dish 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
Skinny Chicken Philly Cheese Sub
Very Good 4.1/5
(74 ratings)

Warm meat, gooey cheese, and grilled vegetables--what's not to love about a Philly cheese steak? How about the more than 1,600 calories in each one! This take on the classic skimps on fat but not flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 41.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 34.4g | Calories: 409
Lightened-Up Apple Crisp
Very Good 4.3/5
(635 ratings)

This healthy apple crisp recipe is sweet and simple to prepare but uses very little added sugar.

Submitted by JLCROMP

Carbs: 25.2g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 127.4
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(566 ratings)

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 27.9g | Calories: 320.6
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Very Good 4.4/5
(260 ratings)

Submitted by POLLYHIDALGO

Carbs: 17g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 25.8g | Calories: 268.7
Avocado Cream
Very Good 4.2/5
(24 ratings)

Guacamole or sour cream? Sour cream or guacamole? Why choose? My avocado "cream" combines the flavor of both--with a boost of protein!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 36.1
World's Best (and Easiest) Salmon
Very Good 4.5/5
(491 ratings)

Forget fancy spices--four ingredients are all you need to make this deliciously simple supper.

Submitted by VRAKLIS

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 18g | Calories: 183.1
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(402 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
Olive Oil and Lemon Salad Dressing
Very Good 4.6/5
(65 ratings)

Fresh summer salad dressing

Submitted by CHEEEY

Carbs: 0.3g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 11.9
This recipe has been marked private.
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips
Very Good 4.4/5
(55 ratings)

My dip has all the flavor of the original, but it's much easier on the waistline. I prefer to eat this "dip" with a fork or raw vegetables.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 11.2g | Calories: 197.3
Chicken and Broccoli Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(818 ratings)

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
Feta & Spinach Scramble
Very Good 4.2/5
(652 ratings)

Celebrate spinach season with this lean and green scramble. Salty feta and velvety eggs combine beautifully with wilted spinach for a filling breakfast that's high in protein.

Submitted by HOPEIGETIT2

Carbs: 13g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 18.4g | Calories: 200.3
Garden Salad with Beets & Blueberries
Very Good 4.0/5
(62 ratings)

Colorful and delicious, this salad is satisfying both in taste and appearance.

Submitted by CRUISIN2LOSE

Carbs: 16g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 22.3g | Calories: 210.8
15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto
Very Good 4.0/5
(37 ratings)

We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 23.8g | Calories: 157
Crab and Asparagus Crepes
Very Good 4.5/5
(17 ratings)

No, you did not just walk into a fancy restaurant. You can make this springtime dish in your own kitchen--in mere minutes!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 16.2g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 14g | Calories: 179.2
Low-Sugar Chocolate-Cheesecake Protein Pudding
Good 3.8/5
(27 ratings)

This dessert is to die for and can be made with so many different flavors. Try chocolate, vanilla, pistachio—the sky's the limit! Plus, it has 19 grams of protein in just one serving!

Submitted by CHERRYDOLL

Carbs: 12.8g | Fat: 1.5g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 19.3g | Calories: 143.3
 Tuna and White Bean Salad
Good 3.9/5
(254 ratings)

A refreshing alternative to tuna salad. Pair with tomatoes and cucumber for a light lunch.

Submitted by JLPNURSE

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 219.1
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