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Melissa's Easy Favorites - Main Dishes

These are recipes that I have found, modified, or created to work into my family's meal plan.

(12 Recipes) Created by RECREATING_ME

Recipes in this Collection

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My mom made this a lot when I was younger, and I loved it! Boiling the chicken (vs. browning in oil) reduces the fat content, but retains the flavor.

Submitted by RECREATING_ME

Carbs: 45.8g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 30.2g | Calories: 331.5
Very Good 4.3/5
(15 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: A good recipe that can be made even healthier by using only one egg, 3/8 cup of bread crumbs, and omitting the salt.

Submitted by CATADA

Carbs: 7.7g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 19.3g | Calories: 194.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

I reduced the sodium a lot by not adding salt and by using no-salt tomato paste and no-salt diced tomatoes. I also substituted two cloves of garlic for the garlic powder and omitted the sugar. After browning the meat, you just throw it in the slow cooker and go. Very easy!

Submitted by RECREATING_ME

Carbs: 25.1g | Fat: 16g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 16.7g | Calories: 317.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Submitted by RCCOOLEY1

Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 7.1g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 16.2g | Calories: 182.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: My family loved this!

Submitted by ABIGAILSING

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 15g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 17g | Calories: 250.5
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This recipe is a little time-consuming with all the prep, but it comes together easily and tastes yummy!

Submitted by RECREATING_ME

Carbs: 44.1g | Fat: 16.7g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 19.2g | Calories: 396.1
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Submitted by RECREATING_ME

Carbs: 14.7g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 26.2g | Calories: 256.5
Slow Cooker Marinara Chicken and Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(368 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: My family raved about this dish! The ease of preparation made this one that will be part of the regular offerings here.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 26.8g | Calories: 176.8
Garlic Brown Sugar Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(1284 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: So delicious! The only thing I did differently was to use unsalted butter and to use only about 1/8 tsp of Morten's Lite salt per serving. Using less salt did not diminish its great flavor at all!

Submitted by ALECSANDRA

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 19.4g | Calories: 166.4
Honey-Balsalmic Chicken Breast
Very Good 4.5/5
(157 ratings)

This is one of my family's's requested often and Weight Watchers Friendly...only 4 POINTS per serving.

Submitted by SHUFTILL

Carbs: 10.2g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 179
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Submitted by RECREATING_ME

Carbs: 24.4g | Fat: 15.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 23.5g | Calories: 327.8
World's Best (and Easiest) Salmon
Very Good 4.5/5
(496 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
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