Cooking light to be light
(Recipe Collection)

18 Recipes Created by HIKER52

Recipes with lower fat and lower calories. I prefer veggies and lean meats.

Recipes in this Collection

Crispy Crusted Baked Chicken Breasts
Very Good 4.6/5
(52 ratings)
Crispy Crusted Baked Chicken Breasts

Cookbook creator says: This sound delicious!Submitted by SWTSWT

Carbs: 14.2g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 30.1g | Calories: 230.7
My squash stirfry
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)
My squash stirfry

This can also be put in the oven and baked.Submitted by TEARSTOROSES

Carbs: 11.6g | Fat: 10.9g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 7.1g | Calories: 165.3
Stuffed Squash
(no ratings)
Stuffed Squash

Main course vegetable with shrimp and ham. You can very easily lower the sodium content by using Italian seasonings instead of salt and by using low sodium, low fat ham if desired.Submitted by HIKER52

Carbs: 6.6g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 136.3
Mexican Eggroll
Very Good 4.4/5
(43 ratings)
Mexican Eggroll

A great alternative to a chimichanga.Submitted by VEGHEADBIATCH

Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 11.4g | Calories: 172.5
Meatloaf Muffins
Very Good 4.6/5
(220 ratings)
Meatloaf Muffins

Add Lipton onion soup mix too! One packet works fine! Rotel works in place of the stewed tomatoes for a spicy kick! Soup Mix not included in nutrition valueSubmitted by SGASKILL

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 9.9g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 9.1g | Calories: 176.7
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon
Very Good 4.5/5
(61 ratings)
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

Turn any night into a special occasion with this 20-minute meal inspired by a Parisian bistro.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 18.8g | Calories: 208
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1035 ratings)
Easy Zucchini Parmesan

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
Meatloaf with a Surprise
Very Good 4.2/5
(24 ratings)
Meatloaf with a Surprise

Tired of the same ol', same ol' meatloaf? Try this delicous original recipe and you'll want to make it again and again!Submitted by CONNIE563

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 15.9g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 17.5g | Calories: 270.5
Pong Pong Pork Chops
Very Good 4.3/5
(290 ratings)
Pong Pong Pork Chops

Boneless pork chops are drenched in a tasty peanut sauce in one of our favorite easy recipes.Submitted by ONCEMORE2006

Carbs: 7.6g | Fat: 16.2g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 24.3g | Calories: 268.6
Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce
Good 3.6/5
(167 ratings)
Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce

Cookbook creator says: Add additional veggies, reduce cayenne, consider adding chicken breast. Also, add some pasta cooking water to smooth out peanut butter.Submitted by BCJL13

Carbs: 39.5g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 9.4g | Calories: 239.9
Scallops In White Wine Sauce With Whole Wheat Linguine
Very Good 4.5/5
(109 ratings)
Scallops In White Wine Sauce With Whole Wheat Linguine

This is a quick & easy recipe that tastes great!Submitted by CARLASKIS

Carbs: 26.8g | Fat: 8.3g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 11.5g | Calories: 251
Coach Nicole's Mini Vegetable Frittatas
Very Good 4.4/5
(334 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Mini Vegetable Frittatas

Cookbook creator says: use 2 whole eggs and 3-5 egg whitesSubmitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 71.3
Southwest Pasta Salad
Very Good 4.0/5
(175 ratings)
Southwest Pasta Salad

Cookbook creator says: Add can of tomatoes, and green chilies. Also squirt lime juice on the salad and consider adding rottesserie chicken (white meat only)Submitted by RDEPASS

Carbs: 45.6g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 7g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 267.8
Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes
Very Good 4.4/5
(271 ratings)
Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes

Baked potatoes stuffed with seasoned cottage cheese are a lavish low-fat, low-cholesterol, low-sodium treat.

Carbs: 60.4g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 8.9g | Protein: 13.7g | Calories: 305.5
Chicken Reuben Sandwich
(no ratings)
Chicken Reuben Sandwich

This is a much lighter alternative to the traditional corned beef reuben sandwich that I love. I really liked it, I hope you do too!
Compare the nutrition content of this sandwich to a reuben sandwich (as listed on calorie king (770 calories, 38g fat, 52g carbs). I promise you will feel FULL!Submitted by PENELOPECAT

Carbs: 34g | Fat: 17.3g | Fiber: 8g | Protein: 43.7g | Calories: 450.8
Breakfast Casserole
Very Good 4.3/5
(258 ratings)
Breakfast Casserole

A sure family favorite! Make it the night before and pop into the oven when you wake up.

Carbs: 21.2g | Fat: 12.4g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 27.7g | Calories: 308.3
Bavarian Beef
Very Good 4.2/5
(263 ratings)
Bavarian Beef

This classic German stew is made with lean trimmed beef stew meat and cabbage.

Carbs: 12.1g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 29.1g | Calories: 256.1
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.3/5
(328 ratings)
Black Bean Hummus

Smoky from the cumin with a hidden serving of vegetables, this dip is equally delicious in a burrito as it is spread on tortilla chips.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
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