Tess's REcipes to Try
(Recipe Collection)

25 Recipes Created by TESSK1972

Recipes in this Collection

Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(202 ratings)
Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad

This salad is always a hit at parties! Use as a fiber-rich dip, or eat it by itself.Submitted by CREATIVELIZA

Carbs: 27.1g | Fat: 6.6g | Fiber: 9g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 183.5
Chicken Enchilada Casserole
Very Good 4.4/5
(261 ratings)
Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Submitted by POLLYHIDALGO

Carbs: 17g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 25.8g | Calories: 268.7
Green Chicken Chili
Very Good 4.6/5
(70 ratings)
Green Chicken Chili

A perfect and spicy way to use up leftover chicken breasts.Submitted by WIFEANDMOM

Carbs: 14g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 112.4
German Country-style Ribs & Sauerkraut
Very Good 4.3/5
(7 ratings)
German Country-style Ribs & Sauerkraut

Low calorie & low fat but still filling makes this a wonderful addition to any fitness plan.Submitted by DMERRIMAN

Carbs: 35g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 23.1g | Calories: 263.5
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread
Very Good 4.5/5
(79 ratings)
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread

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
Chickpea and feta salad
Very Good 4.5/5
(45 ratings)
Chickpea and feta salad

This high-fiber, high-protein, low-fat salad travels well.Submitted by EMMAPALE

Carbs: 22.2g | Fat: 18.4g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 10.2g | Calories: 285.2
Ferber's Authentic Chicken Vindaloo
Very Good 4.7/5
(18 ratings)
Ferber's Authentic Chicken Vindaloo

A slightly modified, but rather Authentic Indian recipe. My wife and I love Indian food, especially vindaloos. Now that we are dieting, I have scaled down our favorite "red" Vindaloo recipe. This Vindaloo has a nice combination between the tomato sauce and the mustard, with just enough heat.Submitted by GFERBER

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 28.9g | Calories: 201.7
Curried Shrimp With Basmati Rice
Very Good 4.5/5
(11 ratings)
Curried Shrimp With Basmati Rice

Submitted by MARIANINA22

Carbs: 13.5g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 49.1g | Calories: 356.6
Quick Fried Cauliflower
Very Good 4.3/5
(8 ratings)
Quick Fried Cauliflower

This is my variation on a recipe in Kevin Mills' cookbook "Faster! I'm Starving!" It only takes about 20 minutes total to prepare and it's super yummy. The cauliflower is tender, but still firm -- not mushy like it gets when you boil or steam it. If you want to change the spice mix, just be sure you use other warm spices.Submitted by SELKIE1964

Carbs: 7g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 77.4
California Roll in a Bowl
Very Good 4.6/5
(102 ratings)
California Roll in a Bowl

Delicious and easy, this salad combines all of my favorite sushi ingredients in one bowl! And, because it's based on a California roll, it uses fully cooked seafood. Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 6.5g | Calories: 199.1
Baked Chicken Egg Rolls: Un-Chained Recipe Contest
Very Good 4.4/5
(39 ratings)
Baked Chicken Egg Rolls: Un-Chained Recipe Contest

One of my biggest fast-food temptations are greasy fried egg rolls from places like Panda Express. I made over this healthy version using lean chicken and fresh vegetables. Baking the egg rolls instead of frying them saves even more calories and these don't disappoint! They're flavor packed and I can make them often without feeling guilty. I serve them at parties, or for dinner with a side of brown rice. (Un-Chained Recipe Contest Entry- Fast Food Category)Submitted by SARASMITTY

Carbs: 41.1g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 9g | Calories: 233.6
Ed's Biggest Loser Asian Lettuce Wraps (Made with Lean Ground Beef)
Very Good 4.2/5
(18 ratings)
Ed's Biggest Loser Asian Lettuce Wraps (Made with Lean Ground Beef)

I saw this recipe made on The Biggest Losers. I didn't have any ground turkey on hand, so I used lean ground beef. This is double the origianl recipe. Makes great leftovers for lunch.Submitted by AUBSCOFFEEMAMA

Carbs: 7.7g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 179.9
Guiltless Chicken Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(45 ratings)
Guiltless Chicken Salad

We ditched the mayo from this sandwich staple and boosted the nutrition with crunchy vegetables.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.8g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 29g | Calories: 179.4
HCG diet taco lettuce wraps
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
HCG diet taco lettuce wraps

Submitted by MSHEPARD21

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 16.2g | Calories: 146
Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage
Very Good 4.2/5
(64 ratings)
Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage

Love your breakfast sausage but can't handle all the sodium? Try this lower sodium version: 25% less fat, and 1/10th of the sodium. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 0.6g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 10.1g | Calories: 147.7
Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese
Very Good 4.1/5
(76 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese

All the flavor you crave, in macaroni and cheese form to keep your fingers clean! Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 172.5
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce
Very Good 4.1/5
(77 ratings)
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce

This quick and easy meal is a hit with kids. If they can't tolerate spicy foods, reduce or omit the sriracha. Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 46.6g | Fat: 11.2g | Fiber: 9.6g | Protein: 33g | Calories: 415.9
Good Ham Bean Soup
Very Good 4.3/5
(54 ratings)
Good Ham Bean Soup

Time to Pick a Bone
You can make a good ham and bean soup using just cubes of ham alone, but to get the best flavor you should use a ham bone. You can get your ham bone from the butcher, since they will often give them away or sell them very cheaply, or you can use a leftover bone from a ham that you have served for dinner.

If you are making a ham for dinner, then any leftover ham can be used in the soup as well. In fact, the best ham and bean soup recipes use both ham bones as well as cubes of ham.

Carbs: 0.1g | Fat: 23g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 204.2
Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole
Very Good 4.0/5
(35 ratings)
Slow Cooker Breakfast Casserole

Great recipe for pot lucks. Each serving is worth 6 WW points.Submitted by L@DYBUG

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 11.6g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 14.7g | Calories: 228.8
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls
Very Good 4.7/5
(22 ratings)
Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

This is a great way to use leftover brown rice; it makes a satisfying and delicious meal.Submitted by CRAFTYWANDA

Carbs: 16.6g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 10.8g | Calories: 159.2
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