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Marla' picks

(35 Recipes) Created by MARLARAESHIPP

Recipes in this Collection

Loaded Potato Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(61 ratings)

Low in fat, but big on taste, everyone wins with this comforting soup recipe!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 157.3
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
BLT Dip
Very Good 4.3/5
(80 ratings)

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

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 43.7
Skinny Caramel Popcorn
Very Good 4.4/5
(132 ratings)

This lightened-up version of caramel popcorn is our favorite tailgate treat.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 116.7
This recipe has been marked private.
Susie's Honey Maple Cookies
Very Good 4.2/5
(13 ratings)

This is a wholesome chewy cookie that satisfies the sweet tooth, but isn't just empty calories--it's a great way to incorporate whole grains. Substitute a multi-grain mix for added nutrition and fiber. Add mini chocolate chips, raisins, nuts, or coconut for variation.

Submitted by LIVE_TO_LOVE

Carbs: 14.6g | Fat: 4.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 96.7
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip
Very Good 4.5/5
(249 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
Microwave Herb Potato Chips
Very Good 4.2/5
(21 ratings)

When you're craving something crunchy but don't want the added fat, whip up a batch of these chips. You will not need any special equipment for this recipe, just a couple of brown paper bags.

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 71.6
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks
Very Good 4.2/5
(289 ratings)

We cut the grease and used reduced-fat string cheese to re-create a pub favorite.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.1g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 15.4g | Calories: 145.2
Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts (Rumaki)
Good 3.0/5
(7 ratings)

A healthier, updated take on the '70s party food classic. These are quick to prepare and easy on both your wallet and your waistline.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.4g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 1.5g | Calories: 19.5
This recipe has been marked private.
Homemade Multi-Purpose Baking Mix
Good 3.6/5
(9 ratings)

This homemade baking mix incorporates whole-wheat flour and costs about the same per serving as the national brand.

Submitted by BRYNWRITES4FOOD

Carbs: 23.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 3.6g | Calories: 140
Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies
Very Good 4.1/5
(110 ratings)

At only 53 calories a piece, these soft cookies are sure to please!

Submitted by COOKINNANCY

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 53.4
Peppermint-Dark Chocolate Slice and Bake Cookies
Very Good 4.0/5
(43 ratings)

Move over, gingerbread. There's a new favorite treat on the holiday cookie tray!

Submitted by PHULLER

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 55.3
This recipe has been marked private.
Apple Hand Pies
Very Good 4.3/5
(29 ratings)

No forks needed! These sweet, crunchy and buttery hand pies will have you licking your fingers.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 23g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 161.6
Baked Potato Soup
Very Good 4.1/5
(124 ratings)

All the taste of a loaded baked potato, in a hearty soup.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 31.4g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 229.3
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars
Very Good 4.2/5
(237 ratings)

This homemade alternative to store-bought granola bars, is a good source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Tasty and so simple to make! A quarter cup of raisins (not included here) also make a yummy addition!

Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 39.6g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 220.4
Banana Raisin Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(227 ratings)

Bake these over the weekend, and enjoy throughout the week for breakfast or a snack.

Carbs: 46.2g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 4.9g | Protein: 5.1g | Calories: 276.5
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
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