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Very Good 4.3/5
(119 ratings)
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice

Save money and time with this Chinese food makeover.Submitted by: CHEF_MEG

CALORIES: 262.3  |  FAT: 3.4g  |  PROTEIN: 27g  |  CARBS: 30.3g  |  FIBER: 3.8g
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Very Good 4.2/5
(28 ratings)
Better Breakfast Casserole
Better Breakfast Casserole

This make-ahead breakfast is perfect for busy mornings or Sunday brunches. And it has half the calories and 1/3 the fat of the original.
Submitted by: CHEF_MEG

CALORIES: 206.3  |  FAT: 11.2g  |  PROTEIN: 17.4g  |  CARBS: 8.4g  |  FIBER: 0.9g
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Very Good 4.3/5
(3 ratings)
Better-than-Cheddar Walnut 'Cheese' (Vegan & Dairy-Free)
Better-than-Cheddar Walnut 'Cheese' (Vegan & Dairy-Free)

I adapted this recipe from one found on choosingraw.com; adjust the ratio of ingredients to suit your palate. This makes an excellent grilled cheese!Submitted by: STEPFANIER

CALORIES: 117.5  |  FAT: 10.2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.5g  |  CARBS: 5.1g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
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Good 3.5/5
(4 ratings)
Better Than Boxed Macaroni & Cheese

Ummmm, comfort food....Submitted by: BARETREES130

CALORIES: 429.4  |  FAT: 19.7g  |  PROTEIN: 20.7g  |  CARBS: 43.3g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
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Very Good 4.2/5
(37 ratings)
Better Banana-Raisin Oatmeal Muffin

whole wheat, low-cal muffin - great taste!Submitted by: 4GIVN1

CALORIES: 115.8  |  FAT: 1.1g  |  PROTEIN: 3.1g  |  CARBS: 25g  |  FIBER: 2.6g
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Very Good 4.3/5
(353 ratings)
Better Beef and Broccoli
Better Beef and Broccoli

This recipe is better (and much better for you) than takeout!Submitted by: TAM101

CALORIES: 452.6  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 35g  |  CARBS: 66g  |  FIBER: 3.8g
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Very Good 4.2/5
(6 ratings)
Better Than Arby's Chicken Salad

Submitted by: GI..GI..GINA!

CALORIES: 267.4  |  FAT: 13.6g  |  PROTEIN: 19.8g  |  CARBS: 18.2g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
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Good 3.5/5
(4 ratings)
BUILD A BETTER BLUEBERRY MUFFIN

LOW FAT, LOW CHOLESTEROL, LOW SODIUM AND VERY TASTYSubmitted by: BJLEWIS1

CALORIES: 140.3  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.7g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
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Very Good 4.5/5
(13 ratings)
Better than Grandma's Turkey Meat Loaf

My Husband loves meatloaf but I hate to make it because it's so high in calories and fat. I found this wonderful recipe in a wedding cookbook, and Turkey works great in it. Delicious and super moist! Long cooking time though, so good for a hearty Sunday night meal.Submitted by: WESLEYSBRIDE

CALORIES: 132.8  |  FAT: 5.1g  |  PROTEIN: 13.4g  |  CARBS: 8.6g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(36 ratings)
Better than mozzarella sticks

High protein, low fat, very high taste!Submitted by: DJENSENAK

CALORIES: 154.8  |  FAT: 3.5g  |  PROTEIN: 16.6g  |  CARBS: 26.5g  |  FIBER: 15.2g
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Very Good 4.6/5
(23 ratings)
Better Buttermilk Pancakes
Better Buttermilk Pancakes

This is a heart-healthy, lower-calorie pancake. The addition of whole wheat only improves the flavor!Submitted by: MK_HLZNR

CALORIES: 67  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 9.8g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Ingrid's better than sex cake

This really isn't healthy for you, except we reduced the caramel topping by HALF as it was just to rich. So the recepSubmitted by: PASHT26

CALORIES: 270.4  |  FAT: 6.4g  |  PROTEIN: 4.5g  |  CARBS: 47.1g  |  FIBER: 0.3g
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Mega Feel Better Cookies

Very indulgent gooey cookies known as "I've had a bad day cookies" in my house.Submitted by: TERESA_H_J

CALORIES: 356.4  |  FAT: 21.5g  |  PROTEIN: 4.4g  |  CARBS: 39.9g  |  FIBER: 2.9g
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Better than ever Banana Bread

Added fiber, less fat and sugar = one moist, delicious banana bread!Submitted by: RICOCHETKITTY

CALORIES: 105.9  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 15.6g  |  FIBER: 1.4g
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Better-For-You Salmon Patties

I used three 7 oz. frozen salmon filets and poached them with some lemon juice. It yielded about 16 oz cooked. To make it easier, use canned salmon. You could probably further reduced the fat and calories by using wild salmon rather than farm raised...but for the sake of my pocket book, I went with farm raised! =) Submitted by: KAIAHZMAHM

CALORIES: 159.8  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 16.5g  |  CARBS: 12.9g  |  FIBER: 0.7g
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Salsa Like The Restaurant But Better

Most salsa recipes use raw or canned tomatoes, I wanted something like they serve with chips at Mexican restaurants. This is it!Submitted by: JACKIEROSE2

CALORIES: 16.4  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 3.7g  |  FIBER: 0.8g
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my cabbage soup tastes better than yours
my cabbage soup tastes better than yours

easy, tasty, good cabbage soupSubmitted by: LITTLEMECHE

CALORIES: 71.5  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 12.4g  |  FIBER: 4g
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Better Lunchbox Sandwich Blondies

Almost everyone loves to find a good ol’ PB & J in their lunchbox. I take it to a sweeter, healthier level by adding one of my favourites – banana – and swapping almond butter for the peanut. A swirl of grape jam tops it all off! Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

CALORIES: 236.6  |  FAT: 13.6g  |  PROTEIN: 4g  |  CARBS: 30.3g  |  FIBER: 2.3g
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dairy free GF Mac n Cheese that's better for you

it has hidden veggies and bean puree added in the sauce to help make it healthier and a more balanced mealSubmitted by: JEL4HM

CALORIES: 325.9  |  FAT: 9.1g  |  PROTEIN: 6.6g  |  CARBS: 54g  |  FIBER: 5.1g
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Better Than Domino's Thin Crust Individual Low Sodium Pizza

Treat yourself to a low sodium treat that's better than Domino's thin crust!Submitted by: KNIT1PURL2LOSE3

CALORIES: 172  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 9.7g  |  CARBS: 21.6g  |  FIBER: 2.8g
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Better Tuna Casserole

A healthier (and tastier) version of traditional tuna casserole in a one-dish meal. I like baking it in two individual casseroles. Can become a four serving side dish.
If you are making the Basic Couscous recipe (included) add an additional 10 minutes to the prep/cooking time.Submitted by: FILLERD2

CALORIES: 410.7  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 27g  |  CARBS: 46.8g  |  FIBER: 3.9g
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Better Home and Gardens Waffles

Submitted by: MIRANDAJER2911

CALORIES: 299.4  |  FAT: 18.3g  |  PROTEIN: 7.1g  |  CARBS: 27.4g  |  FIBER: 0.8g
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Better-Than-a-Box Cornbread

You could mix up several batches of the dry ingredients at once, put them into plastic baggies, then pull one out, add your wet ingredients, and have a quick bread recipe anytime!Submitted by: ALINATE

CALORIES: 123.6  |  FAT: 2.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 22.7g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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Better-Than-a-Box Cornbread

You could mix up several batches of the dry ingredients at once, put them into plastic baggies, then pull one out, add your wet ingredients, and have a quick bread recipe anytime!Submitted by: ALINATE

CALORIES: 123.6  |  FAT: 2.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 22.7g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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better homes cookbook waffles

Submitted by: SLGOLDENSTEIN

CALORIES: 183.8  |  FAT: 10.7g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 18.2g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
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Better-than-Ever Turkey Enchiladas

Submitted by: HBEAR30

CALORIES: 189.8  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 14.6g  |  CARBS: 16.1g  |  FIBER: 2.7g
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Spice Cake; Better Homes and Gardens Original

Preheat oven to 350 degrees FarenheitSubmitted by: SMRTBLONDE

CALORIES: 131.9  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 20.5g  |  FIBER: 0.4g
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Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Modified Better Homes & Gardens Meat Loaf

This recipe is basically Better Homes & Gardens Meat Loaf recipe with a few healthy changes. I also did not include the ketchup topping.Submitted by: CASIPER

CALORIES: 181.9  |  FAT: 11.4g  |  PROTEIN: 15g  |  CARBS: 10.2g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
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Magical Curative Make Boo Better Soup

Special soup to bring a sickly teenage girl back to health in one meal...Submitted by: TIMANTEC

CALORIES: 405.9  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 19.4g  |  CARBS: 66.6g  |  FIBER: 7.6g
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honey-glazed chicken better homes

Submitted by: ARISHIA1555

CALORIES: 142.3  |  FAT: 1.1g  |  PROTEIN: 20g  |  CARBS: 12.2g  |  FIBER: 0.1g
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Better than potatoe salad

Submitted by: LYSMIT

CALORIES: 241.8  |  FAT: 18.8g  |  PROTEIN: 3.6g  |  CARBS: 14.8g  |  FIBER: 0.9g
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Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies
Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies

"I personally think these are the best brownies in the world. Try them, I think you'll agree! To make the brownies rich and buttery, use melted butter instead of the vegetable oil."Submitted by: CHEF4LIFE

CALORIES: 152.7  |  FAT: 9.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 17g  |  FIBER: 0.9g
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Better Homes and Gardens' Broccoli and Chicken Casserole
Better Homes and Gardens' Broccoli and Chicken Casserole

This creamy, delicious broccoli and chicken casserole is perfect for a weeknight family dinner. With ingredients like sliced green onions, cream of mushroom soup, Swiss cheese, and dried basil, this dish is flavorful and full of savory tastes. Ready in just about an hour, this casserole is healthy, and the whole family will love it.Submitted by: SARAHSSUNSHINE

CALORIES: 286.6  |  FAT: 7g  |  PROTEIN: 24.3g  |  CARBS: 30.9g  |  FIBER: 2.6g
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