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Baked Falafel
Very Good 4.1/5
(58 ratings)

Use all chickpeas if you don't have fava beans. If you use canned beans, the sodium levels will be higher so omit the salt.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 15.2g | Fat: 4.7g | Fiber: 4.6g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 99.7
Thai Chicken Coconut Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(128 ratings)

This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 22.7g | Calories: 141.5
Tofu Chocolate Cake
Very Good 4.3/5
(128 ratings)

I know it sounds weird: chocolate cake and tofu, together? It's so tasty, and a much healthier way to eat cake!

Submitted by MEHICKS

Carbs: 35.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 189.5
Chicken & Asparagus Pasta
Very Good 4.1/5
(450 ratings)

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
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(117 ratings)

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
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole
Very Good 4.1/5
(554 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
Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce
Good 3.6/5
(163 ratings)

This Asian-inspired pasta dish is so good and so quick to make and can be served hot or cold. Add some tofu for another healthy option.

Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 9.4g | Calories: 239.9
Super Miso Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(20 ratings)

This simple, hearty miso soup is full of superfoods like quinoa, kale, and turmeric, a powerful anti-inflammatory spice.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 32g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 6.7g | Protein: 14.6g | Calories: 247.6
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
150-Calorie Chocolate Mousse
Good 3.4/5
(37 ratings)

When I want chocolate mousse, only the real deal will do. This version is low in fat, but it's still creamy and rich. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 27.4g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 145.8
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15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto
Very Good 4.0/5
(36 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
Kitchen Basics: Buttermilk Biscuits
Very Good 4.3/5
(37 ratings)

This Southern staple gets a dose of fiber--with half of the fat of the original. Make a double batch over the weekend and freeze for the busy weekday mornings.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.5g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 104.4
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
Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(1236 ratings)

This is a delicious chicken recipe that my family loves

Submitted by ALECSANDRA

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 19.4g | Calories: 166.4
Goat Cheese Alfredo Pasta
Good 3.2/5
(26 ratings)

Even a lunch portion of fettuccine Alfredo has 800 calories and 48 grams of fat. Mine has less than 1/2 the calories, 1/5 the fat, and plenty of veggies, too.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 53g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 16.9g | Calories: 343.6
Simple Mediterranean Vegetable Stew
Very Good 4.3/5
(32 ratings)

Caponata is a Mediterranean vegetable stew. Eat it as is, or atop toasted whole-wheat bread or pasta.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.9g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 76.1
Soft-Serve Banana 'Ice Cream'
Very Good 4.5/5
(649 ratings)

Frozen bananas rival soft serve when given a whirl in the food processor. No cholesterol and no added sugar, just creamy and sweet bananas!

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 27g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 3.1g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 105.4
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread
Very Good 4.5/5
(71 ratings)

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
Sauteed Garlicky Mushrooms
Very Good 4.3/5
(40 ratings)

This simple saute of sliced mushrooms with garlic and pepper is a light, flavorful side dish.

Submitted by FRANCLYN

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 81.9
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