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(429 results) From the SparkRecipes Kitchen

Easy Grilled Grapefruit

This sweet and tart 4-ingredient dessert will be the star of your cookout!

CALORIES: 50.4  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 12.3g  |  FIBER: 2g
Grilled Blue Cheese Pears

Sweet and salty, this dessert is both healthy and satisfying!

CALORIES: 73  |  FAT: 3.3g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 10.7g  |  FIBER: 2.2g
Patriotic Fruit & Yogurt Parfaits

Enjoy a little red, white and blue with these festive yogurt parfaits! Recipe serves one, but can easily be tripled or quadrupled to serve at a cookout or party.

CALORIES: 211.6  |  FAT: 1.2g  |  PROTEIN: 17.2g  |  CARBS: 41.3g  |  FIBER: 4.1g
Grilled Peaches

Grilling peaches brings out the natural sweetness of the fruit. These are the perfect end to a warm-weather meal!

CALORIES: 59.4  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 8.5g  |  FIBER: 1.5g
Berry Cheesecake Bites

These creamy portion-controlled cheesecake bites let you indulge without guilt!

CALORIES: 13.3  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 0.6g  |  CARBS: 2g  |  FIBER: 0.2g
Fresh Fruit Popsicles

Summer's freshest fruit becomes a frosty seasonal treat that's as delicious and refreshing as it is nutritious!

CALORIES: 64.8  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 15.5g  |  FIBER: 2.5g
Spicy Wasabi Guacamole

If you like sushi, you'll love this guacamole makeover! The creaminess of the avocado mellows the heat of the wasabi, and other familiar Asian flavors give this south of the border dip an Eastern twist.

CALORIES: 78.9  |  FAT: 5.3g  |  PROTEIN: 2.9g  |  CARBS: 6.2g  |  FIBER: 2.5g

Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)
Avocado Bruschetta

Avocado stands in for cheese in this simple, elegant appetizer.

CALORIES: 148  |  FAT: 7.2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 18.5g  |  FIBER: 4.7g
Mango, Almond & Avocado Salad

Crunchy almonds, creamy avocado, and crisp arugula pair perfectly with smooth and sweet mango in this simple salad.

CALORIES: 193.9  |  FAT: 14.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.5g  |  CARBS: 15.9g  |  FIBER: 5.3g
Bacon, Egg & Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

Hosting brunch? These five-ingredient breakfast sandwiches will be a hit among your guests!

CALORIES: 166.2  |  FAT: 7.5g  |  PROTEIN: 9.9g  |  CARBS: 15.5g  |  FIBER: 3g

Very Good 4.2/5
(5 ratings)
Southwestern Quinoa Avocado Bowl

Stir quinoa into your favorite hearty salsa, add avocado and black beans, and what do you get? A simple meal you won't soon forget!

CALORIES: 256.1  |  FAT: 7.2g  |  PROTEIN: 9.5g  |  CARBS: 45.7g  |  FIBER: 8.5g
Avocado Caprese Salad

We put a California spin on a classic Italian salad. It's the perfect light lunch or starter.

CALORIES: 164.2  |  FAT: 11.8g  |  PROTEIN: 5.4g  |  CARBS: 11.6g  |  FIBER: 4.7g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Grilled Avocado Boats

Smoky and creamy grilled avocados filled with salsa and crumbled Mexican cheese turn any meal into a fiesta.

CALORIES: 181.3  |  FAT: 15.9g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 9.1g  |  FIBER: 6.1g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Layered Chocolate Avocado Cream Cake

This chocolate cake is delicious, decadent, and easy. It has some unlikely ingredients that yield a rich, creamy dessert.

CALORIES: 215  |  FAT: 5.6g  |  PROTEIN: 3.1g  |  CARBS: 38.5g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Tropical Avocado Smoothie

Don't be put off by the vibrant green color of this refreshing smoothie. It tastes of the tropics!

CALORIES: 258.2  |  FAT: 14.4g  |  PROTEIN: 9.6g  |  CARBS: 26.8g  |  FIBER: 8.4g
Green Popsicles

Creamy, dreamy and oh-so-good... for you. You'll never guess the secret ingredient in these delightful frozen treats.

CALORIES: 71.7  |  FAT: 3.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 11g  |  FIBER: 2.3g
Greek Yogurt-Oatmeal Pancakes

Gluten-free and full of protein, these pancakes are guilt-free and easy enough for weekday mornings.

CALORIES: 161.2  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 15.4g  |  CARBS: 20.1g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
Watermelon-Feta Kebabs

Feta, watermelon and mint are a perfect appetizer for warm-weather gatherings.

CALORIES: 766.1  |  FAT: 44.1g  |  PROTEIN: 63g  |  CARBS: 33g  |  FIBER: 2.4g
Kid-Friendly Waffle Kebabs

Kick off breakfast with these waffles on a stick! Kids will love eating healthy berries when they're presented like this.

CALORIES: 55.6  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.4g  |  CARBS: 9.1g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Strawberry Shortcake on a Stick

A summer classic in its own right, strawberry shortcake becomes the hit of the party when threaded on skewers.

CALORIES: 60.9  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.8g  |  CARBS: 14.2g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Skinny Cheeseburger Slider Kebabs

An American classic goes mobile. Serve these sliders-on-a-stick at your next cookout!

CALORIES: 172.6  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 16.1g  |  CARBS: 15.9g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Lightened-Up Meatballs

Lean but packed with flavor, these meatballs are a comfort food favorite.

CALORIES: 295.4  |  FAT: 10.3g  |  PROTEIN: 36.9g  |  CARBS: 11.4g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
Monkey Time Kebabs (Peanut Butter-Banana Sandwiches on a Stick)

Start monkeying around at snacktime! These mini peanut butter and banana sandwiches are a fun way to make over a classic.

CALORIES: 235.3  |  FAT: 6.6g  |  PROTEIN: 6.2g  |  CARBS: 39g  |  FIBER: 4.2g
Flag Kebabs (Fruity Fourth of July Skewers)

Celebrate your freedom from sugary sweets this Independence Day. Serve up these festive fruit kebabs instead.

CALORIES: 89.3  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 22.3g  |  FIBER: 4.2g
Fireworks Kebab (Patriotic Fruit Skewers)

These fruity kebabs will outshine everything else on the Fourth of July dessert table.

CALORIES: 80.7  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 19.1g  |  FIBER: 2.3g
BLT Kebabs

Just when you thought you couldn't improve on the classic BLT, we put it on a stick.

CALORIES: 136.3  |  FAT: 8.5g  |  PROTEIN: 4.4g  |  CARBS: 11.6g  |  FIBER: 1.4g
Antipasto Kebabs

Your favorite Italian appetizer just became a portable snack or hors d'oeuvres.

CALORIES: 72.4  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 5.1g  |  CARBS: 2.1g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Glazed Almond Pound Cake

Cream cheese keeps this pound cake moist, and almond flour gives it a nice texture.

CALORIES: 231.5  |  FAT: 16.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 16.4g  |  FIBER: 0g

Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)
Baby Chick Cake Pops

These cute chick cake pops are packed with vanilla frosting and fresh strawberries!

CALORIES: 171.2  |  FAT: 8.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.4g  |  CARBS: 22.3g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

O.K. 2/5
(2 ratings)
Sweet Vanilla Spring Cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes lighten up just in time for spring. Fondant makes these cupcakes look impressive in mere minutes!

CALORIES: 217.2  |  FAT: 9.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.8g  |  CARBS: 32.2g  |  FIBER: 1.4g
Vanilla Easter Grass Cupcakes

This moist vanilla cake becomes a fun Easter (or spring) treat. Topped with green frosting and candy eggs, they're sure to be a hit!

CALORIES: 275.5  |  FAT: 13.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 37.1g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)
Light Lemon Pound Cake

Unbelievably delicious lemon pound cake that's lightened up with half the sugar and all the richness.

CALORIES: 171.6  |  FAT: 5.4g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 30g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

O.K. 2/5
(2 ratings)
Wholesome Whole-Grain Bunny Cookies

Low-cal, whole-grain cookies have never tasted so good! Simple vanilla frosting finishes these sweet treats.

CALORIES: 86.3  |  FAT: 4.3g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 11.7g  |  FIBER: 0.6g
Cobb Salad Party Kebabs

Turn one of your favorite salads into a portable appetizer, perfect for a spring party or the start to an al fresco supper.

CALORIES: 139  |  FAT: 9g  |  PROTEIN: 10.7g  |  CARBS: 3.4g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
Simple Nicoise Salad

Perfect for a summer lunch or a light supper, this iconic salad from the South of France is as hearty as it is simple to prepare.

CALORIES: 398.2  |  FAT: 18.7g  |  PROTEIN: 23g  |  CARBS: 39.1g  |  FIBER: 9.2g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Pot o' Gold Rainbow Fruit Tray

Taste the rainbow with this fun fruit tray. It's a cute way to get everyone to eat more fruit--special occasion or not!

CALORIES: 108.7  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 2.4g  |  CARBS: 24.8g  |  FIBER: 4g

Good 3/5
(1 rating)
Healthy Green Fruit Kebabs

Wish for the luck of the Irish on St. Patrick's Day, go green for Earth Day or brighten up a dull day with these festive all-fruit kebabs.

CALORIES: 32.7  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 8.3g  |  FIBER: 1.2g

Very Good 4.8/5
(5 ratings)
Frozen Melon Kabobs

Thread melon balls on wooden skewers for a frosty, delicious treat.

CALORIES: 30.1  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.6g  |  CARBS: 7.3g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Springtime Salad with Snow Peas, Cucumbers, and Radishes

Ready in minutes and fresh as can be, this salad is as simple as it is delicious.

CALORIES: 69.8  |  FAT: 3.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 8.3g  |  FIBER: 2.8g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Frosted Lofthouse-Style Sugar Cookies

Just like grandma used to make! These sugar cookies are light and fluffy. The secret is sour cream!

CALORIES: 142  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 22.4g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
Mint Chocolate Cupcakes

If you're a chocolate-mint lover, you'll fall head over heels for these cupcakes!

CALORIES: 238.5  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2g  |  CARBS: 41.9g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
Leprechaun Bundt Cake

Dig into this festive cake to celebrate St. Paddy's Day!

CALORIES: 188.2  |  FAT: 9.5g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 25.5g  |  FIBER: 1.3g
Kiwi Fruit Tart

This quick and easy kiwi tart makes a delicious, refreshing dessert and a colorful centerpiece. Try it at your next special occasion.

CALORIES: 263.2  |  FAT: 12g  |  PROTEIN: 2.7g  |  CARBS: 37.2g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
Shamrock Shortbread Cookies

You'll love these authentic shortbread cookies!

CALORIES: 105.6  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 14g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
End-of-the-Rainbow Layer Cake

This is a yummy and moist cake that's worth the effort!

CALORIES: 528.9  |  FAT: 22.5g  |  PROTEIN: 5g  |  CARBS: 78.5g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4/5
(2 ratings)
Shepherd's Pie

You'll love this British classic!

CALORIES: 405.6  |  FAT: 21.7g  |  PROTEIN: 19.2g  |  CARBS: 33.8g  |  FIBER: 7.1g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Vegetarian Collard Wraps

You'll never think of a burrito the same way!

CALORIES: 173.8  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 11.7g  |  CARBS: 17.9g  |  FIBER: 6.1g
Basil-Avocado Spread

This tasty spread is great on sandwiches or with fresh-cut veggies.

CALORIES: 76.3  |  FAT: 6.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 4.7g  |  FIBER: 3.2g
Baked Tilapia with Crumb Crust

Creamy herb sauce and crunchy panko breadcrumbs dress up tilapia fillets for a quick dinner.

CALORIES: 125  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 22g  |  CARBS: 4g  |  FIBER: 0g
Frosted Raspberry Pound Cakes

Take some help from the supermarket and whip up this Valentine's Day treat in mere minutes.

CALORIES: 162.3  |  FAT: 7g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 23.6g  |  FIBER: 4.5g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Heart-Healthy Baked Raised Donuts

These fluffy donuts are addictive yet healthier than the fried variety! Your ticker will love that these are baked not fried.

CALORIES: 104  |  FAT: 2.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 18.2g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
Mini Strawberry Heart Cheesecakes

These mini strawberry cheesecakes are irresistible. Make them in silicone heart-shaped liners to up the "cute" factor!

CALORIES: 166.3  |  FAT: 9.3g  |  PROTEIN: 3.9g  |  CARBS: 17g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Chewy Chocolate Peanut Butter Hearts

Tastes like a Snickers, but made with ingredients that are good for you! These are a heart-healthier Valentine's treat.

CALORIES: 193.1  |  FAT: 8.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.8g  |  CARBS: 29.6g  |  FIBER: 4.3g

Good 3/5
(1 rating)
Heart-Shaped Red Velvet Whoopie Pies

Change up your usual cake by transforming it into whoopie pies. These are perfect for a romantic dinner!

CALORIES: 472.6  |  FAT: 14.5g  |  PROTEIN: 4.4g  |  CARBS: 82.4g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)
Caprese Salad 'Shots'

Turn caprese salad into a fun appetizer by serving it in shot glasses!

CALORIES: 61.8  |  FAT: 4.1g  |  PROTEIN: 3.9g  |  CARBS: 2.8g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Mint Chocolate Rice Krispie Treats

A Christmas-y twist on a favorite treat!

CALORIES: 85.1  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 16.3g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Melting Snowman Cookies

Traditional cookies get a tasty twist!

CALORIES: 161.7  |  FAT: 6.1g  |  PROTEIN: 1.7g  |  CARBS: 25.5g  |  FIBER: 1.6g
Mint Chocolate Mousse Party Cups

This is a decadent treat that's easy to make! Serve in martini glasses for a festive feel.

CALORIES: 282.4  |  FAT: 22.1g  |  PROTEIN: 5g  |  CARBS: 16.5g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Very Good 4.8889/5
(9 ratings)
Santa Strawberries (Cream Cheese-Stuffed Strawberry Bites)

Turn strawberries into Santa-shaped treats with a paring knife and cream cheese frosting!

CALORIES: 25.4  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 0.1g  |  CARBS: 4.5g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4/5
(5 ratings)
Cheesy Pizza Dip (with Goat Cheese and Basil)

This delicious is a hit at parties, and it's so easy to make it's almost embarrassing to share the recipe!

CALORIES: 58.5  |  FAT: 3.2g  |  PROTEIN: 3.5g  |  CARBS: 4.6g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Field Goal Guacamole

Turns chips and guac into a football field. We love this clever presentation!

CALORIES: 211.4  |  FAT: 15.3g  |  PROTEIN: 2.8g  |  CARBS: 18.1g  |  FIBER: 4.6g
Extra Points Veggie Tray

Turn veggies into a touchdown of a game-day dish!

CALORIES: 25  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 5.5g  |  FIBER: 1.9g
Fourth-Down Deviled Eggs

A few fresh chives turn a picnic and potluck favorite into football-shaped snacks.

CALORIES: 42.6  |  FAT: 2.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 0.9g  |  FIBER: 0.1g
Kickoff Cracker Stacks

Turn your cheese tray into cute football-shaped snacks!

CALORIES: 45.9  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 2.7g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Good 3/5
(2 ratings)
Pigskin Potato Skins

Your favorite bar snack gets a game-day makeover!

CALORIES: 167.7  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 9.2g  |  CARBS: 16.2g  |  FIBER: 1.7g
Big Game Sandwiches (Pumpernickel Ham & Cheese)

You'll score big when you bring a platter of these to your next tailgate!

CALORIES: 194.7  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 15.9g  |  CARBS: 13.9g  |  FIBER: 1.8g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Pigskin Cheese Ball (Bacon-Ranch Cheese Ball)

This simple cheese ball is a touchdown! Everyone will love it at your next football game party.

CALORIES: 122.1  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 9.4g  |  CARBS: 1.6g  |  FIBER: 0.4g
The Whole 9 Yards Pizza (Cheesy White Pizza with Pesto)

This pizza is not your usual game-day pie--it goes all the way! Even better: it has just four ingredients!

CALORIES: 159.7  |  FAT: 8.4g  |  PROTEIN: 5.7g  |  CARBS: 14.7g  |  FIBER: 2.2g
Astro-Turf Cupcakes

Turn chocolate cupcakes into mini football fields!

CALORIES: 223.1  |  FAT: 11.8g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 28.8g  |  FIBER: 0.1g
Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Footballs

Turn plump, juicy strawberries into a fun tailgate treat!

CALORIES: 112.9  |  FAT: 5.9g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 16.6g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Good 3.3333/5
(3 ratings)
Team Spirit Popcorn (Rainbow Jello Popcorn)

Gelatin and air-popped popcorn turn a plain old snack into something worth cheering for!

CALORIES: 176.6  |  FAT: 10.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 24.6g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
Creepy Halloween Finger Cookies

Turn low-cal sugar cookies into a Halloween treat!

CALORIES: 57.9  |  FAT: 1.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 10.2g  |  FIBER: 0.3g
Meringue 'Bones'

How funny is it that these bone-shaped cookies are also fat-free?

CALORIES: 37.1  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 0.6g  |  CARBS: 9g  |  FIBER: 0g
Chocolate Candy Corn Cookies

Make a batch of dough early in the month, then bake up these simple cookies as needed.

CALORIES: 52  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.6g  |  CARBS: 6.6g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
Witches Brooms

This fun snack will be a hit at your kids' Halloween party!

CALORIES: 25.3  |  FAT: 0.8g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 2.1g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.8571/5
(7 ratings)
Clementine Pumpkins

Give away these cute clementines instead of candy this Halloween!

CALORIES: 40  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 8.5g  |  FIBER: 2g

Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)
Creepy Cheesy Eyeballs (Halloween Party Bites)

Scare your party guests with these cheese wheels turned into eyeballs!

CALORIES: 53.4  |  FAT: 3.3g  |  PROTEIN: 6g  |  CARBS: 0.2g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Good 3.8/5
(5 ratings)
Olive & Cheese Halloween Snack Kebabs

Halloween parties are often short on savory food offerings. Take these simple cheese and olive kebabs to give everyone a break from the sugar!

CALORIES: 51.4  |  FAT: 3.3g  |  PROTEIN: 3.8g  |  CARBS: 2.1g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

Incredible! 5/5
(3 ratings)
Orange & Black 'Halloween' Fruit Kebabs

Serve these orange and black kebabs at your next Halloween party. They're a fun way to get kids to eat more fruit, too.

CALORIES: 27.3  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 6.7g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Peanut Butter Banana Eyeballs

Turn a snacktime staple into something scary in mere minutes!

CALORIES: 183.1  |  FAT: 8.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.8g  |  CARBS: 23.4g  |  FIBER: 3.2g
Spooky Sandwiches

Turn your boring sandwich into a spooky lunchtime surprise!

CALORIES: 236.6  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 22.9g  |  CARBS: 25.1g  |  FIBER: 3.9g

Very Good 4/5
(7 ratings)
Candy Corn Popsicles

Turn yogurt and juice into a seasonal treat. Serve these on Halloween morning for a fun & healthy breakfast treat!

CALORIES: 56.6  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 12.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4/5
(2 ratings)
Halloween Mummy Bread (Pizza Toast)

Turn a quick lunch into a Halloween treat in just a few minutes. It's terrific toasted or not!

CALORIES: 279  |  FAT: 10.6g  |  PROTEIN: 17.9g  |  CARBS: 28.2g  |  FIBER: 4.8g

Very Good 4/5
(5 ratings)
End of Summer Salad

Bid adieu to summer with this sweet and savory watermelon salad.

CALORIES: 62.7  |  FAT: 1.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 12g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.8571/5
(7 ratings)
Simple Spicy Garlic Shrimp

Five ingredients, 10 minutes. Dinner is served!

CALORIES: 179.9  |  FAT: 8.2g  |  PROTEIN: 23.2g  |  CARBS: 2g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Simply Delicious Mason Jar Salad

Layer your salad in a jar for a healthy meal on the go! Use this technique for all your favorite salads.

CALORIES: 256.3  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 10.7g  |  CARBS: 45.3g  |  FIBER: 10.4g

Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)
Summer Chicken Salad with Berries

When berries are in season and bursting with flavor, move them beyond sweet dishes. Here, they shine in a filling salad.

CALORIES: 288.4  |  FAT: 13.9g  |  PROTEIN: 22.1g  |  CARBS: 19.9g  |  FIBER: 8.1g

Very Good 4.3846/5
(13 ratings)
Microwave Herb Potato Chips

When you're craving something crunchy but don't want the added fat, whip up a batch of these chips.

CALORIES: 63.7  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 14.5g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(9 ratings)
Peach-Tomato Salad with Basil and Feta

Sweet peaches and tangy tomatoes pair perfectly in this simple summer salad.

CALORIES: 98.5  |  FAT: 4.5g  |  PROTEIN: 3.9g  |  CARBS: 13g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Very Good 4.25/5
(8 ratings)
Summer Salad with Peaches and Goat Cheese

You'll love the contrast of sweet peaches with tangy, creamy goat cheese atop summer's freshest vegetables.

CALORIES: 280.9  |  FAT: 19.7g  |  PROTEIN: 7.5g  |  CARBS: 19.4g  |  FIBER: 4.6g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Hearty & Healthy Mushroom Lovers Pizza

Earthy mushrooms and fresh leeks, plus a creamy white sauce, take your weekly pizza night from routine to something special.

CALORIES: 274.4  |  FAT: 7.8g  |  PROTEIN: 17.8g  |  CARBS: 36.2g  |  FIBER: 6.9g

Very Good 4/5
(8 ratings)
A BLT Salad: Avocado, Bacon, Lettuce, and Tomato

Who doesn't love a BLT in the summer? This salad packs in all the flavors of a BLT plus avocado for a dish that's light enough for even the hottest night.

CALORIES: 227.1  |  FAT: 9g  |  PROTEIN: 9.1g  |  CARBS: 27.1g  |  FIBER: 6.2g

Good 3.3333/5
(9 ratings)
Mini Brown Butter Blondies

Baked into mini muffins, these sweet and nutty blondies are perfectly portioned. Brown butter adds a layer of richness.

CALORIES: 92.5  |  FAT: 5.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 11.9g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.1538/5
(13 ratings)
Black Bean Veggie Burgers

Packed with fiber and a serving of veggies, these burgers are flavorful and easy to make. Top them with your favorite condiments, just as you would a beef burger.

CALORIES: 213.7  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 7.7g  |  CARBS: 29.5g  |  FIBER: 6.5g

Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)
Brown Sugar Peach Shortcake

Shortcake usually involves strawberries, but it's just as delicious with other summer fruits, including peaches. This dessert is not too sweet and ready in just 30 minutes.

CALORIES: 207.1  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 9g  |  CARBS: 29.3g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Very Good 4.125/5
(8 ratings)
Greek Penne Pasta Salad

This penne pasta salad is a healthier take on a classic cookout side dish.

CALORIES: 187.4  |  FAT: 8.1g  |  PROTEIN: 6.7g  |  CARBS: 27.6g  |  FIBER: 4g

Good 3.3333/5
(9 ratings)
Slow Cooker Meatballs

These aren't your mama's meatballs--they're better! Lean but packed with flavor, they cook all day while you're away.

CALORIES: 370.4  |  FAT: 11.1g  |  PROTEIN: 41.2g  |  CARBS: 27g  |  FIBER: 4g

Very Good 4/5
(6 ratings)
Whole Wheat Pecan Waffles or Pancakes

Turn any morning into a special occasion in just 30 minutes. Pair with fresh fruit and a cup of milk for a complete meal.

CALORIES: 291.8  |  FAT: 14.5g  |  PROTEIN: 9.6g  |  CARBS: 30.7g  |  FIBER: 4.6g

Good 3.875/5
(24 ratings)
Slow Cooker Honey Mustard Chicken

This slow cooker recipe requires no pre-cooking, and it yields a sweet, caramelized glaze and tender chicken.

CALORIES: 199.6  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 24.8g  |  CARBS: 16g  |  FIBER: 1.4g

Very Good 4.125/5
(8 ratings)
Loaded Breakfast Potatoes

This hearty, savory meal was inspired by leftover baked potatoes. The result is a quick breakfast loaded with protein.

CALORIES: 269  |  FAT: 5.6g  |  PROTEIN: 16.1g  |  CARBS: 38.8g  |  FIBER: 4g

Good 3.2/5
(5 ratings)
91-Calorie Almond & Jam Cookies

Gluten free and low in fat, these fruity cookies are a perfect afternoon treat.

CALORIES: 90.8  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 1.8g  |  CARBS: 11.7g  |  FIBER: 1g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Chicken Drumstick Lollipops with Grilled Lemon Parsley Sauce

These "chicken pops" are so much fun! Not only are the drumsticks affordable, but they're also full of flavor.

CALORIES: 187.8  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 29.8g  |  CARBS: 5.6g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

Very Good 4/5
(3 ratings)
Slow Cooker Chicken and Dumplings

Just like grandma's recipe, only with a lot less fat and salt.

CALORIES: 285.7  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 34.1g  |  CARBS: 26.7g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Very Good 4.35/5
(20 ratings)
Baked Chicken Parmesan with Roasted Summer Squash

A light summer spin on the classic Italian dish. Colorful and bursting with flavor, this meal pairs perfectly with whole wheat couscous and a green salad.

CALORIES: 255.6  |  FAT: 6.4g  |  PROTEIN: 29.3g  |  CARBS: 19.4g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.75/5
(8 ratings)
Seared Cod with Peach-Mango Salsa

Light and fruity, this simple fish dish gets a double dose of flavor from the coriander plant. The lemony seeds add freshness to the fish, while the vibrant leaves make the finished meal "pop."

CALORIES: 218.4  |  FAT: 3.6g  |  PROTEIN: 28.4g  |  CARBS: 19.1g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Good 3.8148/5
(27 ratings)
No Bake Protein Bars

These hunger-busting bars are ready in a snap, and they're perfect for a hike or an after-workout snack.

CALORIES: 206.7  |  FAT: 8.2g  |  PROTEIN: 12.3g  |  CARBS: 22.3g  |  FIBER: 3.6g

Incredible! 5/5
(3 ratings)
Dairy-Free 'Cheesy' Quinoa

This protein-packed dish is free of wheat and dairy, perfect for those with allergies. Nutritional yeast lends a cheesy flavor to the dish, while tahini adds richness.

CALORIES: 250.6  |  FAT: 7.3g  |  PROTEIN: 11.7g  |  CARBS: 37g  |  FIBER: 5.8g

Good 3.5385/5
(13 ratings)
Quinoa and Cheese

Try this high-protein mac and cheese swap.

CALORIES: 244.2  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 16.7g  |  CARBS: 33.2g  |  FIBER: 3.1g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Lemon Chicken and Rice Casserole

Light on fat with plenty of fresh lemon, this one-dish meal requires only just 10 minutes of hands-on prep time.

CALORIES: 235.5  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 29.4g  |  CARBS: 19.4g  |  FIBER: 2.8g

Very Good 4/5
(4 ratings)
Easy Citrus Salmon & Rice

Not only does this recipe have only six simple ingredients, but it also requires almost no cleanup! Cooking in parchment seals in flavor and moisture without any added fat.

CALORIES: 269  |  FAT: 7.7g  |  PROTEIN: 25.7g  |  CARBS: 23.5g  |  FIBER: 2g

Good 3.871/5
(31 ratings)
Jalapeno Popper Stuffed Chicken Breasts

If you like jalapeno poppers, you'll love this recipe! The spicy pepper mellows out a bit as it cooks.

CALORIES: 178.3  |  FAT: 2.7g  |  PROTEIN: 24.5g  |  CARBS: 11.6g  |  FIBER: 1.4g

Very Good 4.2941/5
(34 ratings)
Enchilada Casserole with Kale and Sweet Potatoes

This easy-to-assemble casserole is a tasty twist on enchiladas.

CALORIES: 267.1  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 13.3g  |  CARBS: 52.8g  |  FIBER: 13.3g

Very Good 4.7143/5
(7 ratings)
Apple, Pumpkin & Yogurt Parfait

Start or end your day with this healthy treat.

CALORIES: 171  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 10.3g  |  CARBS: 24g  |  FIBER: 5.1g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(18 ratings)
Caponata Casserole with Chicken and Quinoa

A perfect oven to table dish that can be easily adapted to suit your pantry and palate.

CALORIES: 372.4  |  FAT: 9g  |  PROTEIN: 28.8g  |  CARBS: 45.6g  |  FIBER: 5.2g

Very Good 4.1667/5
(12 ratings)
Cashew Chicken

A Chinese takeout favorite, with a fraction of the salt and fat.

CALORIES: 267.5  |  FAT: 6.9g  |  PROTEIN: 28.5g  |  CARBS: 25.2g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Incredible! 5/5
(4 ratings)
Baked Egg Rolls

Your favorite takeout side dish, made healthier at home in less time.

CALORIES: 267  |  FAT: 6.8g  |  PROTEIN: 20.2g  |  CARBS: 31.4g  |  FIBER: 2.8g

Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)
Soy Garlic Dipping Sauce

This sauce pairs well with your favorite Asian dishes.

CALORIES: 10.5  |  FAT: 0.8g  |  PROTEIN: 0.1g  |  CARBS: 0.4g  |  FIBER: 0g
Miso-Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Tahini (sesame paste) is my favorite base for creamy salad dressings.

CALORIES: 69.3  |  FAT: 5.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 4.8g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.2778/5
(18 ratings)
Loaded BBQ Chicken Sweet Potato

Turn healthy staples into a quick weeknight dinner for one.

CALORIES: 312.1  |  FAT: 2.4g  |  PROTEIN: 26.8g  |  CARBS: 44g  |  FIBER: 6.1g

Good 3.3333/5
(3 ratings)
Slow Cooker Cassoulet

This version of a classic French comfort food is lighter on fat but heavy on flavor.

CALORIES: 257.6  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 29.5g  |  CARBS: 32g  |  FIBER: 11.8g

Very Good 4.05/5
(20 ratings)
Cauliflower Pizza Crust

This low-carb crust is great on its own or topped as you would pizza.

CALORIES: 70.5  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 6.7g  |  CARBS: 7.9g  |  FIBER: 3.6g

Very Good 4.4/5
(10 ratings)
10-Minute Fried Rice

Forget takeout and TV dinners. This meal is ready in just 10 minutes.

CALORIES: 217  |  FAT: 7g  |  PROTEIN: 9.8g  |  CARBS: 27.6g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Very Good 4.6667/5
(6 ratings)
Rosemary-Balsamic Brown Rice with Pecans and Cranberries

Dried fruit and nuts add flavor and texture to your favorite brown rice. This side dish is fast and fancy!

CALORIES: 186.2  |  FAT: 6.5g  |  PROTEIN: 3g  |  CARBS: 30.3g  |  FIBER: 3g

Very Good 4.2667/5
(15 ratings)
Creamy Chicken and Rice Bake

A creamy, comforting casserole in just 30 minutes!

CALORIES: 349.4  |  FAT: 7.3g  |  PROTEIN: 32.7g  |  CARBS: 37.1g  |  FIBER: 5.2g

Good 3.75/5
(8 ratings)
Herbed Brown Rice with Mushrooms

A hearty side or a light meatless entree, this savory dish is packed with flavor and fiber!

CALORIES: 216  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 9.6g  |  CARBS: 39.4g  |  FIBER: 8.5g

Very Good 4/5
(7 ratings)
Slow Cooker Pork Chop Dinner

Your entire dinner will be waiting on you when you get home with this meal.

CALORIES: 418.6  |  FAT: 19.8g  |  PROTEIN: 25.8g  |  CARBS: 37.3g  |  FIBER: 6.6g

Very Good 4.35/5
(20 ratings)
One-Skillet Mexican Beef & Rice Casserole

All the flavor of tacos, with far fewer dishes to wash! (And dinner will be ready in just 20 minutes.)

CALORIES: 324.8  |  FAT: 14.1g  |  PROTEIN: 26.9g  |  CARBS: 22.1g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Good 3.6/5
(10 ratings)
Chickpea and Brown Rice Salad

This hearty, healthy salad is great warm or cold. It's even better the next day, after the flavors have had a chance to mingle.

CALORIES: 332.2  |  FAT: 8.9g  |  PROTEIN: 9g  |  CARBS: 56.2g  |  FIBER: 8.1g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(18 ratings)
Roasted Broccoli and Lemons with Brown Rice

Roasting brings out the natural sweetness of broccoli and lemons. Even veggie haters will gobble up this dish--guaranteed.

CALORIES: 192.2  |  FAT: 5.1g  |  PROTEIN: 7.4g  |  CARBS: 36.2g  |  FIBER: 8.8g

Very Good 4.1111/5
(18 ratings)
Quick Chicken Paprika

An old family favorite ready in half the time, with all the creaminess you crave.

CALORIES: 280.5  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 23.9g  |  CARBS: 30g  |  FIBER: 3.9g

Very Good 4.2857/5
(14 ratings)
Coconut-Cilantro Rice with Lime

Turn your favorite side dish into something special in just a few minutes. Only five ingredients and packed with flavor, this dish is a winner!

CALORIES: 195.2  |  FAT: 7.2g  |  PROTEIN: 3.1g  |  CARBS: 29.9g  |  FIBER: 2g

Very Good 4.4545/5
(11 ratings)
Cream of Mushroom Soup Swap

Finally! A stand-in for condensed cream of mushroom soup without all the fat and salt. This recipe will revolutionize your casseroles.

CALORIES: 81.2  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.6g  |  CARBS: 11.1g  |  FIBER: 4.3g

Very Good 4.2857/5
(21 ratings)
Mexican Lasagna

Perfectly seasoned ground turkey, loads of crunchy vegetables, and a velvety tomato sauce spice up an Italian classic. Queso fresco takes it over the top.

CALORIES: 352  |  FAT: 5.7g  |  PROTEIN: 30.3g  |  CARBS: 45.6g  |  FIBER: 9.5g

Very Good 4.3684/5
(57 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Mac n Cheese

All the flavor you crave, in macaroni and cheese form to keep your fingers clean!

CALORIES: 172.8  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 15.5g  |  CARBS: 18.2g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Very Good 4.4/5
(15 ratings)
Cream of Tomato Soup

At just over 100 calories per serving, this creamy, delicious soup will become your new favorite comfort food.

CALORIES: 108.6  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.2g  |  CARBS: 16.8g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Very Good 4.0968/5
(31 ratings)
Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken

Those rotisserie chickens from the supermarket are a busy cook's best friend. When you have time to plan ahead, make your own--in your slow cooker!

CALORIES: 277.8  |  FAT: 11.9g  |  PROTEIN: 41.7g  |  CARBS: 2.9g  |  FIBER: 1.2g

Very Good 4/5
(8 ratings)
Chili Cheese Fries

The perfect way to serve leftover chili.

CALORIES: 171  |  FAT: 6.2g  |  PROTEIN: 9.2g  |  CARBS: 23.1g  |  FIBER: 5g

Very Good 4.2143/5
(14 ratings)
Mediterranean Chicken Soup

This homemade soup is ready in 20 minutes but tastes like it cooked all day. We won't tell if you don't!

CALORIES: 196.3  |  FAT: 6g  |  PROTEIN: 22.6g  |  CARBS: 11.9g  |  FIBER: 2.5g

Very Good 4.2308/5
(13 ratings)
Green Beans with Balsamic Onions and Almonds

Crunchy almonds and sweet caramelized onions dress up your favorite green beans. A drizzle of balsamic adds a tangy contrast.

CALORIES: 124.6  |  FAT: 7.5g  |  PROTEIN: 3.9g  |  CARBS: 13g  |  FIBER: 5.3g

Very Good 4.2/5
(5 ratings)
Cheesy Broccoli Bites

Crispy fillo shells filled with creamy broccoli and cheese are elegant yet simple.

CALORIES: 71.9  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 3.8g  |  CARBS: 7.8g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Very Good 4.3636/5
(11 ratings)
Buttery Brussels Sprouts with Sage, Dried Cranberries and Pecans

This 10-minute side dish is perfect for fall meals.

CALORIES: 179.7  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.4g  |  CARBS: 17.6g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Good 3.6/5
(10 ratings)
Six-Ingredient Cheesy Veggie Pasta

This homemade mac-n-cheese is packed with veggies and is ready in just 20 minutes!

CALORIES: 246.8  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 12g  |  CARBS: 45.3g  |  FIBER: 5.6g

Very Good 4.5714/5
(14 ratings)
Cheese Tortellini with Broccoli and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Create a fancy pasta dish in as much time as it takes to boil water.

CALORIES: 265.6  |  FAT: 8.1g  |  PROTEIN: 12.6g  |  CARBS: 36.4g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

Very Good 4.2222/5
(27 ratings)
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.

CALORIES: 206.3  |  FAT: 11.2g  |  PROTEIN: 17.4g  |  CARBS: 8.4g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(3 ratings)
Smoked Salmon Dip

Stretch your party budget by turning pricey smoked salmon into a tasty dip! It's ready in no time and is sure to impress your guests.


CALORIES: 22  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2.7g  |  CARBS: 1.2g  |  FIBER: 0g

Good 3/5
(7 ratings)
Bacon-Wrapped Water Chestnuts (Rumaki)

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

CALORIES: 19.5  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 1.4g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Holiday Cinnamon Cut-Out Cookies

These cut-out cookies are a stand-in for gingerbread. Their sweet cinnamon taste is a nice change from the strong spices often used in holiday cookies.

CALORIES: 55.4  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 11.4g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.3448/5
(29 ratings)
Apple Hand Pies

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

CALORIES: 161.6  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 23g  |  FIBER: 3g
Orange Thyme Sauce

This sweet sauce is perfect on roast pork, chicken, or salmon.

CALORIES: 53.5  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.6g  |  CARBS: 13.2g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)
Green Beans with Miso and Almonds

Dress up your green beans. Miso is a perfect replacement for butter in most sauteed dishes and offers a nice earthy, salty note to the beans.

CALORIES: 78.1  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 8.5g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Very Good 4/5
(9 ratings)
Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Celery Root

You will be so surprised when you taste this dish! To balance the sweet potatoes, we've added celery root, chives, and garlic, plus a dab of Greek yogurt and butter.

CALORIES: 121.1  |  FAT: 3.1g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 17.6g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4/5
(5 ratings)
Beet and Wheat Berry Salad with Spinach and Parmesan

Combined with chewy wheat berries, a tangy vinaigrette and salty Parmesan, this beet salad makes for a light supper or substantial side.

CALORIES: 141.4  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 6.4g  |  CARBS: 22.8g  |  FIBER: 5.3g

Good 3.9583/5
(24 ratings)
Slow Cooker Meatloaf

This meatloaf has the best of both worlds: a great crust and a moist interior! The trick is lining your slow cooker and creating a water bath. Trust me, it's worth the effort!

CALORIES: 234.2  |  FAT: 6.4g  |  PROTEIN: 27.1g  |  CARBS: 17.3g  |  FIBER: 1.3g
Roasted Pumpkin Wedges with Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Take the pumpkin beyond pie. Roasting a pumpkin in wedges cuts down on cooking time, and makes for a fun and tasty side dish.

CALORIES: 82.9  |  FAT: 1.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.8g  |  CARBS: 16.7g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.2143/5
(42 ratings)
Slow Cooker Cream of Chicken and Rice Soup

Ditch the condensed "cream of whatever" soups and make this instead. You only need 10 minutes of hands-on cooking time for a filling yet light bowl of comforting soup.

CALORIES: 172.3  |  FAT: 1.8g  |  PROTEIN: 21.3g  |  CARBS: 13.8g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Good 3.5/5
(4 ratings)
Roasted Onions with Walnuts and Blue Cheese

Onions are often part of the chorus in a dish, but this time we're bringing them to center stage. This is the perfect fall side dish to serve with pork tenderloin or roasted chicken.

CALORIES: 61.6  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 4.9g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Good 3.8889/5
(9 ratings)
Stuffed Onions

Pair onions and sweet potatoes with tangy blue cheese and crunchy walnuts for a stand-out side dish.

CALORIES: 98.8  |  FAT: 3.8g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 14.4g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.4603/5
(63 ratings)
Slow Cooker Northern Bean and Spinach Soup

This hearty soup is perfect for when there is a chill in the air, and you want dinner waiting for you as you walk in the door.

CALORIES: 216.5  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 18.4g  |  CARBS: 33.1g  |  FIBER: 16.1g

Good 3.9655/5
(29 ratings)
Veggie-Packed Tomato Sauce

What? Canned tomatoes in a tomato sauce? Yes, that's right. Garden tomatoes are only available for a short time, but crushed canned tomatoes are on shelves year-round and packed with flavor.

CALORIES: 112.5  |  FAT: 3.4g  |  PROTEIN: 4g  |  CARBS: 14.1g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

Very Good 4.2143/5
(14 ratings)
BBQ Shrimp with Creamy Cheese Polenta

I don't know a kid who doesn't love the combo of cheese and barbecue sauce. This dish is a swap on mac-n-cheese and BBQ chicken that's quick and grown-up approved.

CALORIES: 296.1  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 23.3g  |  CARBS: 41g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

Very Good 4.4348/5
(23 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Cocoa-Nut Buddies

These completely sugar-free treats with satisfy your sweet tooth without guilt! Peanut-free, gluten-free, sugar-free--and totally delicious. Just 75 calories each!

CALORIES: 76.1  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 6.6g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Very Good 4.6154/5
(13 ratings)
Pork Tenderloin with Mango-Chili Sauce

Smoky cumin-rubbed pork gets topped with spicy sweet sauce for a quick weeknight meal.

CALORIES: 357.1  |  FAT: 12.2g  |  PROTEIN: 35g  |  CARBS: 26.8g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Good 3.96/5
(25 ratings)
Spicy Sweet Potato Chips

You'll never believe these sweet and crunchy chips were made in the microwave. They'll become your new favorite savory snack.

CALORIES: 34.4  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 7.9g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.3/5
(40 ratings)
Slimmer Sausage and Peppers

This hearty yet better-for-you dinner is perfect for a camping trip, a cookout with friends, or just dinner on a Wednesday night.

CALORIES: 292.5  |  FAT: 11.6g  |  PROTEIN: 15.9g  |  CARBS: 35.4g  |  FIBER: 2.3g

Very Good 4.56/5
(25 ratings)
Grilled BBQ Chicken Flatbreads

Craving pizza, but want something a bit more portion-controlled? This flatbread is the ticket! Feel free to pile on extra veggies of your choice.

CALORIES: 233.4  |  FAT: 5.1g  |  PROTEIN: 25.8g  |  CARBS: 21.4g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Good 3.913/5
(23 ratings)
Traditional Hummus

Start with this simple but flavorful recipe, then add in anything you'd like! Try it with fresh herbs like chives, cilantro, rosemary, or thyme.

CALORIES: 65.2  |  FAT: 1.8g  |  PROTEIN: 3.6g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Very Good 4.5493/5
(71 ratings)
Easy Whole Wheat Flatbread

Chewy, homemade flatbread makes any meal seem special. Use in place of pitas, bread, or crackers!

CALORIES: 84.5  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 5.4g  |  CARBS: 15.9g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Good 3.5385/5
(13 ratings)
Cilantro-Lime Flank Steak Salad

Topped with lean, juicy flank steak, this salad is sure to satisfy. Marinate the steak in the morning and dinner will be ready in a flash at night.

CALORIES: 361.4  |  FAT: 10g  |  PROTEIN: 25.4g  |  CARBS: 41.1g  |  FIBER: 3.8g

Very Good 4.4828/5
(29 ratings)
Lean Philly Cheesesteak

We've slimmed down this classic hefty sandwich--so you can enjoy it more often!

CALORIES: 340.5  |  FAT: 12.2g  |  PROTEIN: 38.8g  |  CARBS: 19.8g  |  FIBER: 3.6g

Very Good 4.4167/5
(24 ratings)
Strawberry Crunch Sundae

Call it a parfait, call it a sundae, call it anything you want. Just call on it at snack time.

CALORIES: 101.6  |  FAT: 1.8g  |  PROTEIN: 6.9g  |  CARBS: 14.6g  |  FIBER: 2.1g

Very Good 4.5263/5
(19 ratings)
Huevos Rancheros

This meal is fast and fun, a great way to spice up a dull morning and bring a brunch favorite to the work week.

CALORIES: 220.3  |  FAT: 5.9g  |  PROTEIN: 11g  |  CARBS: 31.4g  |  FIBER: 5.5g

Very Good 4.1538/5
(13 ratings)
Hot & Sweet Rainbow Slaw

Creamy cole slaw pairs well with fried chicken, but who needs all that mayo? This one uses Greek yogurt and a healthier mayo, plus a few other secret ingredients.


CALORIES: 45.7  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 9g  |  FIBER: 2.1g

Very Good 4.2308/5
(39 ratings)
Meg's Pan-Fried Chicken

You will think you are dining in a screened in-porch with the colonel as your host when you bite into this pan-fried chicken.

CALORIES: 183.1  |  FAT: 5.5g  |  PROTEIN: 27.5g  |  CARBS: 4.7g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.4667/5
(15 ratings)
Mini Strawberry-Peach Freezer Pops

Easy and low in calories, these cool treats are perfect when you want something small and sweet.

CALORIES: 17.6  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 3.5g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Very Good 4.8333/5
(6 ratings)
Strawberry-Kiwi Yogurt Freezer Pops

These are so cute and colorful! The kiwi in the bottom of the cup not only adds more fruit and color to the freezer pop, it also holds the stick in place.

CALORIES: 56.8  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 7.8g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.1111/5
(18 ratings)
110-Calorie Banana Split Pops

Order a banana split at the drive thru, and you're looking at 800 calories. This version has 110, and it's easy enough for kids to make!

CALORIES: 110  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.7g  |  CARBS: 21.8g  |  FIBER: 2.3g

Good 3.5417/5
(24 ratings)
Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Soup

Did you know that just three buffalo wings have 10 grams of fat? (Who eats just three?) This soup has all the spice, creaminess, and tang you crave--with a fraction of the fat.

CALORIES: 119.5  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 16.1g  |  CARBS: 8.1g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Good 3.8182/5
(11 ratings)
Shrimp Salad with Great Green Dressing

You will never guess that the dressing is oil free and packed with 3 cups of greens, zucchini, and avocado! I call it great green dressing.

CALORIES: 232.1  |  FAT: 6.8g  |  PROTEIN: 22.9g  |  CARBS: 20.8g  |  FIBER: 6.7g

Good 3.7692/5
(13 ratings)
Turkey Taco Salad

This healthier taco salad uses a salt-free taco seasoning, plus plenty of dark leafy greens.

CALORIES: 272.6  |  FAT: 9.7g  |  PROTEIN: 21.6g  |  CARBS: 26g  |  FIBER: 6.6g

Very Good 4.4/5
(20 ratings)
No Salt Fajita Rub

If you love fajitas, but are watching your sodium intake, try this salt-free rub! It lends a complex flavor to meat without the high sodium counts traditionally found in Mexican dishes.

CALORIES: 19.8  |  FAT: 1.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.8g  |  CARBS: 3.1g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.8571/5
(7 ratings)
Peachy Thyme Lemonade

Choose summer's ripest peaches for this refreshing lemonade. It's ready in no time--you can keep the skins on the peaches, which speeds up prep work.

CALORIES: 43.8  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 10g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.1333/5
(30 ratings)
Sparkling Limeade

This refreshing and not-too-sweet beverage is almost too pretty to drink. Almost!

CALORIES: 33.7  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 0.3g  |  CARBS: 6.8g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Good 3.375/5
(8 ratings)
Orange Iced Tea

This tea is ready in no time, and it turns any afternoon into a special occasion.

CALORIES: 2.4  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 0g  |  CARBS: 0.7g  |  FIBER: 0g

Good 3.2308/5
(26 ratings)
Goat Cheese Alfredo Pasta

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.

CALORIES: 343.6  |  FAT: 9.8g  |  PROTEIN: 16.9g  |  CARBS: 53g  |  FIBER: 8.9g

Good 3.6923/5
(13 ratings)
Spanish Rice and Vegetables

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

CALORIES: 219.4  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 7.2g  |  CARBS: 38g  |  FIBER: 7.4g

Very Good 4.4054/5
(37 ratings)
Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Who says you have to serve fajitas in a flour tortilla? Instead of serving peppers in the fajitas, I serve fajitas in a roasted pepper!

CALORIES: 339.1  |  FAT: 9.9g  |  PROTEIN: 31.8g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 7.4g

Good 3.6875/5
(16 ratings)
No-Fail Grilled Tofu

Tofu is the little black dress of veg proteins. Dress it up, dress it down, grill it up!

CALORIES: 124.2  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 11.8g  |  CARBS: 5.2g  |  FIBER: 0.5g

Good 3.9048/5
(21 ratings)
Slow Cooker Strawberry-Rhubarb Conserve

It looks like jam, but it's bursting with whole fruit and thick enough to eat with a fork. Serve over pork roast, on top of yogurt or cottage cheese, or on your morning toast.

CALORIES: 52.8  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 13.9g  |  FIBER: 3.2g

Very Good 4.2162/5
(37 ratings)
Garlic-Herb Potato Packs

Whether you make these on the grill or in the oven, these quick-fix potato packs are mom's best friend. No mess, no clean-up, and only 5 minutes to prep!

CALORIES: 165.2  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 4.3g  |  CARBS: 34.2g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(12 ratings)
Grilled Shrimp with Mango-Chili Sauce

Keeping the shell on the shrimp locks in moisture while you grill them, and it keeps them from sticking.

CALORIES: 196.7  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 24g  |  CARBS: 21.2g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.125/5
(8 ratings)
Mushroom-N-Onion Stuffed Burger

Rather than topping your burgers, try stuffing them. Including veggies saves fat and calories, adds moisture and flavor, and offers a surprise twist.

CALORIES: 161.9  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 25.1g  |  CARBS: 5.1g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Good 3.6667/5
(9 ratings)
Grilled Vegetable Calzones

These calzones can be made from start to finish on the backyard grill. You'll love the rich and creamy filling!

CALORIES: 239.9  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 11g  |  CARBS: 40.4g  |  FIBER: 6.4g

Very Good 4.2188/5
(32 ratings)
Creamy Watermelon Salad

Watermelon is a favorite summer dessert, but it makes a lovely salad, too. Here, creamy citrus dressing pairs with the sweet melon and crunchy celery.

CALORIES: 51.8  |  FAT: 1g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 9.3g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4/5
(50 ratings)
Raspberry-Lemon Scones

Scones are perfect for weekend house guests, hostess gifts, or picnics. Traditionally made with loads of butter and cream, mine use far less butter--and wheat flour.

CALORIES: 180.3  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.7g  |  CARBS: 30.2g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Very Good 4.4/5
(20 ratings)
Chimichurri

This sauce hails from Argentina, a country that's known for tasty grilled meats. Pair this with grilled beef, pork, chicken and even fish. It's also a great dipping sauce for grilled vegetables and whole-wheat bread.

CALORIES: 30.5  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 1.5g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.4167/5
(12 ratings)
Whole-Wheat Pita Chips

Who needs deep-fried chips, when pitas crisp up so perfectly with minimal added oil? Pair these with hummus or as a crunchy side to your Greek salad.

CALORIES: 100  |  FAT: 2.5g  |  PROTEIN: 3.1g  |  CARBS: 17.6g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.4583/5
(24 ratings)
Cool-as-a-Cucumber Raita

This creamy, tangy dip does double duty: with mint, it's a perfect pair with Greek fare; with coriander and cumin, it cools down spicy Indian curries.

CALORIES: 15.6  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 2.1g  |  CARBS: 2g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Good 3.6286/5
(35 ratings)
Mushroom 'Sausage' Gravy

Growing up in the South, sausage gravy was a staple on our breakfast table, so I wanted to create a healthier version--with a secret ingredient.

CALORIES: 115.4  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.8g  |  CARBS: 9.3g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.3409/5
(44 ratings)
Perfect Grilled Chicken

Get perfect grilled chicken every time with this foolproof basic recipe!

CALORIES: 137.3  |  FAT: 3g  |  PROTEIN: 25.7g  |  CARBS: 0g  |  FIBER: 0g

Very Good 4.2727/5
(11 ratings)
Layered Greek Dip

I combined all my favorite Greek ingredients, layered them in a dish and created a dip that's a hit at parties or family game night.

CALORIES: 103.2  |  FAT: 6.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 9.1g  |  FIBER: 1.2g

Very Good 4.2973/5
(37 ratings)
Kitchen Basics: Buttermilk Biscuits

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.

CALORIES: 104.4  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 13.5g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Baked Anchovy Grape Crostini

As the sweet grapes, creamy cheese, and hint of salty fish hit your mouth you will fall in love with this quick and easy appetizer.

CALORIES: 47.9  |  FAT: 1.9g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 0.6g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.15/5
(20 ratings)
Super Miso Soup

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

CALORIES: 247.6  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 14.6g  |  CARBS: 32g  |  FIBER: 6.7g

Very Good 4.5238/5
(21 ratings)
Orange-Miso Grilled Salmon

Sweet and tangy oranges pair perfectly with rich, salty miso.

CALORIES: 236  |  FAT: 9.3g  |  PROTEIN: 29.3g  |  CARBS: 7.9g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Very Good 4.5625/5
(16 ratings)
Crab and Asparagus Crepes

No, you did not just walk into a fancy restaurant. You can make this springtime dish in your own kitchen--in mere minutes!

CALORIES: 179.2  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 14g  |  CARBS: 16.2g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.2/5
(55 ratings)
Slow Cooker Kentucky Burgoo

This spring time stew is a must have at any Derby party! Traditionally made with pork, beef, chicken, and rabbit, I've added more veggies and lightened the meat. The best part: This is a slow cooker recipe, so the burgoo will be ready when the horses are loading into the gate.

CALORIES: 192.9  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 21.6g  |  CARBS: 22.5g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Good 3.75/5
(16 ratings)
Asparagus Wrapped in Phyllo Dough

Who said finger food is unhealthy?

CALORIES: 36.1  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.5g  |  CARBS: 3.2g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)
Black Bean Spread

This versatile spread can be used as a dip, filling for burritos, or as a boost of protein for quesadillas.

CALORIES: 101.4  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 17.6g  |  FIBER: 5.8g

Good 3.1875/5
(64 ratings)
Apple-Cinnamon Slow Cooker Oatmeal

Start the day off right with sweet and creamy slow cooker oats for breakfast. The evaporated milk adds such creaminess that you'll think you're having pudding for breakfast.

CALORIES: 167.8  |  FAT: 3g  |  PROTEIN: 5.7g  |  CARBS: 30.7g  |  FIBER: 4.5g

Very Good 4.1538/5
(13 ratings)
Baked Eggs with Spicy Tomato Sauce

Nestle eggs into a spicy tomato sauce and bake them for a light and easy supper. Serve over pasta or with crusty whole-wheat bread for dipping.

CALORIES: 277.8  |  FAT: 10.9g  |  PROTEIN: 14.9g  |  CARBS: 36.7g  |  FIBER: 7.9g

Good 3.6765/5
(34 ratings)
Tangy, Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

This is my go-to dressing. I use it on everything from steamed veggies to salads and sandwiches.

CALORIES: 55.5  |  FAT: 4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 4.2g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4.1429/5
(21 ratings)
Sweet & Savory Rosemary-Maple Oats

The combination of rosemary and maple, with a hint of spice from the black pepper, is delightful.

CALORIES: 370.5  |  FAT: 15.1g  |  PROTEIN: 12.3g  |  CARBS: 45.6g  |  FIBER: 6.3g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(42 ratings)
Homemade Greek Yogurt Salad Dressing

Use this to dress your salad or as a dipping sauce for cut vegetables. Don't like cilantro? No problem, just swap it out for Italian parsley or dill.

CALORIES: 8.8  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 1.1g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(21 ratings)
Massaged Kale Salad

Even kale needs some love. Massaging an acid-based dressing into the fibrous green leaves tenderizes them, making the healthy vegetable more palatable in its raw form.

CALORIES: 50  |  FAT: 3.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 4.1g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Very Good 4.4286/5
(21 ratings)
Garlic Dijon Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Vinaigrettes are perfect as salad dressing, a dipping sauce for steamed vegetables, and a marinade for lean cuts of meats.

CALORIES: 47.2  |  FAT: 4.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.1g  |  CARBS: 1.3g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(3 ratings)
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!

CALORIES: 117.5  |  FAT: 10.2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.5g  |  CARBS: 5.1g  |  FIBER: 2.1g

Very Good 4.15/5
(20 ratings)
Light & Healthy Apple Hand Pies

Ditch the toaster pastry. They're loaded with sugar and fat--and not much else. My hand tarts are full of fruit, and if you make them ahead of time your kids can grab them and go.

CALORIES: 185.4  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 2.8g  |  CARBS: 34.8g  |  FIBER: 4.4g

Very Good 4.4762/5
(21 ratings)
Crispy Garlic Kale with Chorizo and Beans

Soy substitutes are so convincingly delicious that no one will know this isn't real chorizo. Bonus: This dish has zero cholesterol!

CALORIES: 254  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 14.8g  |  CARBS: 31.9g  |  FIBER: 9.6g

Good 3.6667/5
(12 ratings)
Roasted Buckwheat Breakfast Cereal

Cold, it crunches and pops in your mouth with a bold, nutty taste. Hot, it becomes smooth and more mellow. Either way, buckwheat (kasha) is a healthy, hearty breakfast.

CALORIES: 326.5  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 12.8g  |  CARBS: 60.6g  |  FIBER: 7g

Very Good 4.0625/5
(32 ratings)
Slow Cooker Rice

Brown rice that's ready when you are--and packed with flavor

CALORIES: 119.4  |  FAT: 1g  |  PROTEIN: 2.9g  |  CARBS: 24.9g  |  FIBER: 2.4g

Very Good 4.2075/5
(53 ratings)
Vegetarian Vindaloo

Vindaloo is one of my favorite dishes in the world! This spicy Indian curry can be made vegetarian or with meat and is packed with spices. For those new to Indian cooking, I simplified the spice list, choosing five you might already have on hand.

CALORIES: 330.7  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 14.5g  |  CARBS: 61g  |  FIBER: 16.2g

Very Good 4.4242/5
(33 ratings)
Not-Fried Shrimp with Japanese Cocktail Sauce

Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.

CALORIES: 193.7  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 28g  |  CARBS: 12.8g  |  FIBER: 1.4g

Very Good 4.2174/5
(23 ratings)
Grapefruit Salad

Eat as a side salad or add two grilled scallops and a slice of grilled whole-grain bread for a meal!

CALORIES: 105  |  FAT: 5.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 12.1g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.5714/5
(28 ratings)
Baked Grapefruit

Sweeten up your morning grapefruit by baking it! This easy dish will make a grapefruit lover out of you.

CALORIES: 57.6  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 12.6g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Very Good 4.0909/5
(33 ratings)
Lentils Puttanesca

Puttanesca is one of my favorite Italian sauces. This version turns ordinary dried brown lentils into real comfort food.

CALORIES: 227.6  |  FAT: 6.4g  |  PROTEIN: 10.5g  |  CARBS: 35.5g  |  FIBER: 8.9g

Very Good 4.0667/5
(15 ratings)
Spicy Chili-Garlic Paste

Try this spicy Asian paste in your slow-cooker stews, broth based soups, or combined with yogurt as a zippy sandwich spread.

CALORIES: 5.9  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 0.1g  |  CARBS: 0.5g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Good 3.4054/5
(37 ratings)
150-Calorie Chocolate Mousse

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!

CALORIES: 145.8  |  FAT: 3g  |  PROTEIN: 7.5g  |  CARBS: 27.4g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Very Good 4.2479/5
(117 ratings)
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice

Save money and time with this Chinese food makeover.

CALORIES: 262.3  |  FAT: 3.4g  |  PROTEIN: 27g  |  CARBS: 30.3g  |  FIBER: 3.8g

Very Good 4.1087/5
(46 ratings)
Slow Cooker Spanish Chicken

Roasted peppers and almonds pair with fresh parsley in this tangy Spanish-inspired sauce.

CALORIES: 322.2  |  FAT: 5.5g  |  PROTEIN: 31.3g  |  CARBS: 37.1g  |  FIBER: 11.3g

Good 3.6977/5
(43 ratings)
Quinoa-Sweet Potato Casserole

This recipe came about because I had just made vegetable enchiladas and had leftovers, plus quinoa from earlier in the week. Thankfully, this experiment yielded a hearty, delicious meal.

CALORIES: 328.7  |  FAT: 8.1g  |  PROTEIN: 15.5g  |  CARBS: 51g  |  FIBER: 12.5g

Very Good 4.6/5
(5 ratings)
Chili Spices

Want to know the secret to great chili? Start with great spices--and skip the packets at the supermarket, which are full of sugar and salt. Make your own to save money and skip the salt.

CALORIES: 7.2  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.3g  |  CARBS: 1.3g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4.3529/5
(17 ratings)
Pomegranate Chicken Salad

This seasonal salad is ready in a flash. You will love the softness of the greens with the crunch of the radish and pomegranate.

CALORIES: 286.3  |  FAT: 12.4g  |  PROTEIN: 23.5g  |  CARBS: 19.9g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Very Good 4.2727/5
(11 ratings)
Roasted Winter Vegetables

By roasting these hearty winter vegetables, we soften their strong tastes and bring out their natural sweetness.

CALORIES: 74.7  |  FAT: 3.7g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 9.6g  |  FIBER: 4.3g

Very Good 4/5
(1 rating)
Peppermint Meringues

A light and minty holiday cookie!

CALORIES: 29.7  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 6.2g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.4722/5
(108 ratings)
Slow Cooker Vegetarian Chili

The secret to this hearty vegetarian chili is butternut squash. It holds its shape and adds a layer of flavor and sweetness.

CALORIES: 263.4  |  FAT: 2.5g  |  PROTEIN: 12.9g  |  CARBS: 51.4g  |  FIBER: 18.6g

Very Good 4.4815/5
(27 ratings)
Cranberry-Orange Creme Brulee

This creme brulee recipe is full of flavor not fat. The cranberry-orange combo is perfect balance of tart and sweet.

CALORIES: 133.6  |  FAT: 6.2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.1g  |  CARBS: 14.9g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Good 3.6296/5
(27 ratings)
Spicy Sliders

Save money and increase nutrition in your burgers. The secret ingredient? Lentils!

CALORIES: 107.3  |  FAT: 4.5g  |  PROTEIN: 9.3g  |  CARBS: 7.3g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Very Good 4.2308/5
(13 ratings)
Apple-Escarole Salad with Gorgonzola and Walnuts

This salad is full of distinct, strong flavors. It's a great way to get new greens onto your plate.

CALORIES: 156.4  |  FAT: 11.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 12.2g  |  FIBER: 1.8g

Very Good 4.4483/5
(29 ratings)
No Added Sugar Pumpkin-Apple Butter

Try this over whole wheat toast with nut butter or to thicken fall soups. You won't believe we didn't add any sugar!

CALORIES: 20.6  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 5g  |  FIBER: 1.2g

Good 3.8286/5
(35 ratings)
Carrot-Cranberry Salad

Kid prepared and approved! I am always looking for a salad that my kids can make and then devour. This is a winner for kids and moms.

CALORIES: 86.8  |  FAT: 0.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 21.5g  |  FIBER: 4.1g

O.K. 2/5
(4 ratings)
Creamy Corn Pudding

Corn pudding is a Southern favorite, but boy is it heavy. I lightened it up and pumped it up with vegetables. This dish has 4g fiber per serving!

CALORIES: 157.4  |  FAT: 3.5g  |  PROTEIN: 6.7g  |  CARBS: 27.9g  |  FIBER: 4.1g

Very Good 4.5/5
(12 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Grown Up Grilled Cheese

Make your basic grilled cheese tastier and healthier with these grown-up tweaks to your basic bread and cheese. Serve with steamed broccoli or tomato soup filling meal for under 400 calories!

CALORIES: 374.1  |  FAT: 22.9g  |  PROTEIN: 18g  |  CARBS: 27g  |  FIBER: 7.1g

Very Good 4.25/5
(8 ratings)
Trim Tamale Pie

We made over a church supper stand-by. Gone are the gobs of cheese and ground beef, but all the flavor remains.

CALORIES: 283.7  |  FAT: 4.3g  |  PROTEIN: 23.5g  |  CARBS: 40g  |  FIBER: 5.8g

Good 3.8571/5
(14 ratings)
Honey-Whole Wheat Pretzels

You and your family will love these super easy pretzels. The dough only needs 5 minutes to rest so from start to finish, this snack is ready in a flash.

CALORIES: 194.1  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 5.9g  |  CARBS: 36.6g  |  FIBER: 2.9g

Good 3.6667/5
(15 ratings)
Polenta Rounds with Creamy Pesto

This simple and delicious appetizer is very festive--red and green for the holidays.

CALORIES: 41.4  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 3.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Good 3.5/5
(40 ratings)
Pumpkin Smoothie (Pumpkin Pie in a Glass)

This pumpkin smoothie is a sweet and healthy treat perfect for cooler months.

CALORIES: 235.8  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 18g  |  CARBS: 40.7g  |  FIBER: 5.2g

Good 3.6/5
(5 ratings)
Peach and Berry Crisp

This fruit crisp is equally delicious when made on the backyard grill or eaten around a campfire. Use any combination of fruits in these simple packets.

CALORIES: 156.3  |  FAT: 6.3g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 25.9g  |  FIBER: 5.1g

Good 3.8919/5
(37 ratings)
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread. My new and improved version has less than half the calories and fat.

CALORIES: 94.9  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 2.2g  |  CARBS: 11.5g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
Grilled Banana Peppers with Creamy Peach Filling

Consider these a grown-up version of jalapeno poppers.

CALORIES: 45.3  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 3g

Good 3.7/5
(10 ratings)
Spicy Pickled Watermelon Rind

Did you know that watermelon rind was edible? It is--we use a vegetable peeler to remove the outer layer first, then we pickle it!

CALORIES: 32.4  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 8.1g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.2857/5
(7 ratings)
Pickled Green Beans with Dill

Keep summer's freshest green beans around a bit longer by making quick refrigerator pickles.

CALORIES: 23.8  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 5.9g  |  FIBER: 2g

Very Good 4/5
(2 ratings)
Pickled Beets

Think you don't like beets? You'll love these tangy pickled ones!

CALORIES: 15.2  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 3.8g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Pickled Garden Vegetables

Pickling is a great way to extend the season. The basic pickling mix can be used for just about any vegetable.

CALORIES: 50.2  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 12.6g  |  FIBER: 2.5g

Very Good 4.3939/5
(33 ratings)
Chicken Tostadas with Corn and Peppers

Tostadas top tacos in our book: This knife-and-fork meal lets you pile on more (healthy) toppings!

CALORIES: 263  |  FAT: 8.2g  |  PROTEIN: 24.7g  |  CARBS: 24.2g  |  FIBER: 4.8g

Very Good 4.3889/5
(36 ratings)
Grilled Zucchini with Feta and Pesto

Take some help from the store: Feta and pesto dress up grilled zucchini.

CALORIES: 61  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 2g  |  CARBS: 8g  |  FIBER: 2.6g

Very Good 4.3438/5
(32 ratings)
Simple Mediterranean Vegetable Stew

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

CALORIES: 76.1  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 15.9g  |  FIBER: 5.4g

Good 3.8/5
(10 ratings)
Tangy Summer Slaw

Tahini replaces mayonnaise for a creamy texture and adds a tangy flavor, plus some fiber, protein, and calcium.




CALORIES: 55.2  |  FAT: 2.2g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 7.5g  |  FIBER: 2g

Good 3.5/5
(10 ratings)
Light and Creamy Cole Slaw

It will be our little secret that this recipe isn't high in fat. It's so creamy no one will ever know!

CALORIES: 51.8  |  FAT: 1.6g  |  PROTEIN: 2g  |  CARBS: 8.3g  |  FIBER: 3.3g

Very Good 4/5
(20 ratings)
Crunchy Cole Slaw

This crunchy cole slaw is a healthier version of that summer favorite: ramen noodle salad. Two servings of vegetables in every portion!

CALORIES: 69.8  |  FAT: 5.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 5.8g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.087/5
(23 ratings)
Broccoli-Raisin Salad with Chickpeas

Broccoli salad is a summertime party staple. This version is healthier--with plenty of flavor from almonds and raisins!

CALORIES: 246.1  |  FAT: 6.7g  |  PROTEIN: 12.3g  |  CARBS: 41.2g  |  FIBER: 11.8g

Very Good 4.4167/5
(24 ratings)
Sweet and Spicy Nuts

These are addictive. They're sweet, salty, spicy, and crunchy. Cut back on the sriracha/chili flakes to tame these fiery nuts. Use smoked (not hot or sweet) paprika.

CALORIES: 241.6  |  FAT: 18g  |  PROTEIN: 7.6g  |  CARBS: 16.2g  |  FIBER: 4.3g

Very Good 4.4643/5
(28 ratings)
Roasted Salmon with Lemon Couscous and Asparagus

This salmon dinner is worthy of a restaurant. Only you will know you're doing something great for your heart in every bite!

CALORIES: 356.9  |  FAT: 10.2g  |  PROTEIN: 29.9g  |  CARBS: 36.6g  |  FIBER: 7.2g

Good 3.7692/5
(13 ratings)
Heart-Healthy Pork Feast

This meal tastes of springtime, and it's light enough that it fits into a heart-healthy diet.

CALORIES: 266.1  |  FAT: 5.1g  |  PROTEIN: 28.5g  |  CARBS: 25g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Good 3.6818/5
(22 ratings)
Eggplant Napoleon

This recipe was inspired by moussaka, eggplant Parmesan and lasagna. The result is a light and tasty meatless meal that makes any night a special occasion.

CALORIES: 232.4  |  FAT: 6.7g  |  PROTEIN: 11.2g  |  CARBS: 27.4g  |  FIBER: 6.6g

Very Good 4.0278/5
(36 ratings)
15-Minute Fish with Parsley Pesto

We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.

CALORIES: 157  |  FAT: 5.3g  |  PROTEIN: 23.8g  |  CARBS: 5g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Red Velvet Yogurt Cake

Use yogurt instead of eggs and water for the moistest, most delicious cake you've ever eaten.

CALORIES: 187.7  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 2.6g  |  CARBS: 33.9g  |  FIBER: 1g

Very Good 4.5833/5
(24 ratings)
Kitchen Basics: Vegetable Stock

This veggie stock has a stronger, richer flavor than most.

CALORIES: 18.8  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 4.3g  |  FIBER: 1.4g

Good 3.9861/5
(72 ratings)
Cottage Pie

Just like Chef Meg's mom (who was from Britain) used to make!

CALORIES: 271.3  |  FAT: 4.8g  |  PROTEIN: 23.4g  |  CARBS: 35.7g  |  FIBER: 6.9g

Very Good 4.3571/5
(14 ratings)
Turkey Reuben

This is Chef Meg's take on a turkey reuben!

CALORIES: 339.5  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 28.5g  |  CARBS: 38.7g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Incredible! 5/5
(1 rating)
Kitchen Basics: Mushroom Stock

If you want a stock packed with flavor, this is the one to make. Change it up: Add ginger for Asian-style stock and garlic for Italian flair.

CALORIES: 37.4  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 8.6g  |  FIBER: 4.3g

Good 3.25/5
(4 ratings)
Kitchen Basics: Seafood Stock

Chicken and beef stocks are easy to find on store shelves, and many of them taste almost as good as homemade. It's a bit trickier to find seafood stock, and I've never found one that I really like. Thankfully, making your own is fairly easy.

CALORIES: 18.7  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 3.2g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.4/5
(115 ratings)
Shrimp Creole

One bite and you're transported to Louisiana!

CALORIES: 302.1  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 22.8g  |  CARBS: 45.1g  |  FIBER: 6.3g

Very Good 4.16/5
(25 ratings)
Kentucky Hot Brown

A hot brown is a Southern classic: An open-faced turkey sandwich is topped with a cheesy sauce, bacon and tomatoes. This one's a lot lighter, but you'd never know from the taste.

CALORIES: 345  |  FAT: 10.9g  |  PROTEIN: 27.9g  |  CARBS: 36.5g  |  FIBER: 4.4g

Very Good 4.2459/5
(61 ratings)
Creamy Green Enchiladas

I love enchiladas! These are full of vegetables in addition to the cheese and creamy sauce. Each one has a full serving of veggies, plus almost 20% of your daily fiber.

CALORIES: 335.7  |  FAT: 11.4g  |  PROTEIN: 29.2g  |  CARBS: 31.5g  |  FIBER: 6.2g

Very Good 4.2162/5
(37 ratings)
Oatmeal Orange Cookies (Diabetes Friendly)

These cookies are packed full of whole grains and fiber to fill you up and keep you satisfied. They're great for snacks and suitable for those with diabetes!

CALORIES: 112.5  |  FAT: 5.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 16g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Good 3.0345/5
(29 ratings)
Tangy Tuna Salad Sandwich

I love a good sandwich, one that's so big you have to smash to fit into your mouth. This one is big on flavor, light on fat!

CALORIES: 260.3  |  FAT: 8.8g  |  PROTEIN: 15.5g  |  CARBS: 32.2g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Very Good 4.3077/5
(39 ratings)
Super Speedy Sausage Rolls

Make these rolls at night and pop them in the microwave (about 20 seconds) or toaster oven (on low) until warm. Pair them with a banana or apple, a peeled hard-boiled egg, and a cup of milk, and breakfast is ready to go in two minutes flat!

CALORIES: 229.4  |  FAT: 8.9g  |  PROTEIN: 11g  |  CARBS: 24.6g  |  FIBER: 3.1g

Very Good 4.3676/5
(68 ratings)
15-Minute Asian Beef Soup

This soup is packed with flavor yet low in fat. You can customize it with any vegetables or protein you have on hand.

CALORIES: 247.5  |  FAT: 5.8g  |  PROTEIN: 22.8g  |  CARBS: 29.1g  |  FIBER: 5.9g

Very Good 4.1707/5
(41 ratings)
Roasted Vegetable Soup

This is such a hearty savory soup--and it's vegan! The color alone should win you over. By roasting the vegetables you get a sweet smoky smell and taste.

CALORIES: 149.9  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 9.2g  |  CARBS: 23.8g  |  FIBER: 6.9g

Very Good 4.4167/5
(12 ratings)
Nutty Baked Apples with Raisins

What a sweet warm treat for a cold afternoon!

CALORIES: 141.6  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 27g  |  FIBER: 3.9g

Very Good 4.4143/5
(70 ratings)
2-Bean Sweet Potato Chili

This vegetarian chili uses some secret tricks to boost the flavor without adding calories!

CALORIES: 207.6  |  FAT: 3g  |  PROTEIN: 12.8g  |  CARBS: 47.8g  |  FIBER: 21.9g

Very Good 4.1045/5
(67 ratings)
Empty-the-Pantry Stew

This stew can be made from your pantry and freezer from ingredients that are easy to keep on hand, making it perfect for busy days--or lazy snow days!

CALORIES: 216.7  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 11.2g  |  CARBS: 33.5g  |  FIBER: 9.1g

Good 3.8182/5
(44 ratings)
20 Minute Ginger-Garlic Chicken

This dish is perfect for busy nights.

CALORIES: 334.8  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 31.6g  |  CARBS: 33.8g  |  FIBER: 5.3g

Very Good 4.42/5
(50 ratings)
Chili Con Carne

Families have gone to war over chili recipes! I love a thick, meaty chili with loads of beans and vegetables. Thankfully my family agrees!

CALORIES: 276.5  |  FAT: 3.7g  |  PROTEIN: 24.4g  |  CARBS: 40.6g  |  FIBER: 13.7g

Very Good 4.5135/5
(37 ratings)
Herb Roasted Garlic

Garlic is good for more than keeping away vampires. It's also quite good for you and full of flavor. Roasting garlic mellows its flavor and gives it a creamy texture.

CALORIES: 26.1  |  FAT: 1.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 2.8g  |  FIBER: 0.3g

Very Good 4.3247/5
(77 ratings)
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

CALORIES: 54.9  |  FAT: 5.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 1.2g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.3188/5
(69 ratings)
Easy Bean Tostadas

These tostadas are cheap and easy to make--and they're full of fiber!

CALORIES: 214.7  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 13.9g  |  CARBS: 34.8g  |  FIBER: 8.6g

Very Good 4/5
(27 ratings)
Lemon Zucchini Dip

This dip is great for a midday snack alongside vegetables or whole-grain crackers or as a cold sauce for sandwiches.

CALORIES: 37.9  |  FAT: 2.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 3.7g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Very Good 4.0465/5
(43 ratings)
BBQ Chicken Burgers

What a treat these burgers are! I love how the tangy flavor of the sauce and the peppery notes of the greens play off the savory burger.

CALORIES: 262.4  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 41g  |  CARBS: 28.5g  |  FIBER: 6.5g

Very Good 4.4853/5
(68 ratings)
Easy Homemade 'Nutella' (Chocolate Nut Butter)

A friend issued a challenge to cure a Nutella addiction. This recipe was just the ticket! No hydrogenated oils, fewer calories, less fat--and more fiber and protein!

CALORIES: 101.3  |  FAT: 7.5g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 8.5g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Very Good 4.1579/5
(19 ratings)
Tahini-Lemon Dressing

Use this on falafel or a salad. Add fresh or dried herbs and it becomes goddess dressing. The toasted sesame oil imparts a stronger sesame flavor to the dressing.

CALORIES: 74.6  |  FAT: 6.5g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 3.6g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Very Good 4.0862/5
(58 ratings)
Baked Falafel

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.

CALORIES: 99.7  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 4.3g  |  CARBS: 15.2g  |  FIBER: 4.6g

Very Good 4.1667/5
(60 ratings)
Low-Sodium Breakfast Sausage

Love your breakfast sausage but can't handle all the sodium? Try this lower sodium version: 25% less fat, and 1/10th of the sodium.

CALORIES: 147.7  |  FAT: 11.1g  |  PROTEIN: 10.1g  |  CARBS: 0.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.2059/5
(68 ratings)
Curried Chicken Sandwiches

This light recipe is great for lunch, supper, or both. It serves eight, so cook once and eat twice!

CALORIES: 230.7  |  FAT: 8.8g  |  PROTEIN: 15.5g  |  CARBS: 24.6g  |  FIBER: 4.5g

Good 3.9423/5
(52 ratings)
BLT Potato Snacks

A lighter take on a pub favorite! For extra veggies, top with chopped tomatoes.

CALORIES: 128.4  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 6.9g  |  CARBS: 21.1g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Very Good 4.1449/5
(69 ratings)
Noodles with Easy Peanut Sauce

This quick and easy meal is a hit with kids. If they can't tolerate spicy foods, reduce or omit the sriracha.

CALORIES: 415.9  |  FAT: 11.2g  |  PROTEIN: 33g  |  CARBS: 46.6g  |  FIBER: 9.6g

Good 3.9091/5
(33 ratings)
Tofu and Squash Curry

Looking for a simple curry that's flavorful but not too hot? This hearty stew fits the bill.

CALORIES: 296  |  FAT: 15.5g  |  PROTEIN: 16.1g  |  CARBS: 30.1g  |  FIBER: 9.2g

Good 3.6/5
(5 ratings)
Chef Meg's Festive Polenta Rounds

This simple and delicious appetizer is very festive--red and green for the holidays.

CALORIES: 41.4  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 3.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Good 3.625/5
(8 ratings)
Prosciutto Lettuce Bites

This is truly just a little bite, but it packs so much flavor. You'll love this fancy appetizer! It proves that you can enjoy rich ingredients in small portions.

CALORIES: 20.1  |  FAT: 1.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.9g  |  CARBS: 0.7g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)
Roast Beef Toasts with Lemon and Lettuce

As simple, sophisticated hors d'oeuvres.

CALORIES: 113.2  |  FAT: 3.6g  |  PROTEIN: 6.5g  |  CARBS: 1.5g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Good 3/5
(1 rating)
Cajun Shrimp Toasts with Arugula

This quick and easy appetizer will be a hit at your next party. We think it would make a great sandwich or salad idea, too.

CALORIES: 116.7  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 4.6g  |  CARBS: 7.3g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Good 3.5833/5
(36 ratings)
Easy Cucumber Cups

Perfect for your next party--or turn any snack into a festive event!

CALORIES: 26.6  |  FAT: 1.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 2.6g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.3404/5
(47 ratings)
Mini Taco Cups

These bite-size tacos are always a hit in our house! Have some fun with this recipe; try adding chopped chives, avocado, different varieties of beans, or red onions.

CALORIES: 40.4  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.8g  |  CARBS: 6.9g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Very Good 4.3/5
(10 ratings)
Savory Greek Beans (Fasolia Gigantes)

OK, so Great Northern Beans are not "gigantes," but they yield a creamy, delicious dish. Use Greek gigantes beans if you have them for a more authentic dish.

CALORIES: 167.4  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 7.5g  |  CARBS: 24.1g  |  FIBER: 7.2g

Very Good 4.0541/5
(37 ratings)
Pumpkin Pie with Crunchy Pumpkin Seed Crust

This pie crust has a crunchy addition: pepitas, or shelled pumpkin seeds. They add a nice nutty flavor.

CALORIES: 168.1  |  FAT: 7.2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.8g  |  CARBS: 24.6g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.5238/5
(42 ratings)
Petite Pecan Tarts

I love to increase the nutrition of baked goods by adding whole grains. That's the secret to these pecan tarts.

CALORIES: 102.5  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 1.6g  |  CARBS: 15.4g  |  FIBER: 1g

Good 3.85/5
(80 ratings)
Pumpkin Dip

Try this dip on a toasted whole-wheat bagel at breakfast or with apple slices or whole-grain crackers for a snack. It's even good with carrots.

CALORIES: 30.7  |  FAT: 1.7g  |  PROTEIN: 2.3g  |  CARBS: 1.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.5385/5
(26 ratings)
Pumpkin Soup with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

After one sip of this savory pumpkin soup, you will be surprised to find it packs a little heat.

CALORIES: 124.7  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 3.8g  |  CARBS: 18.4g  |  FIBER: 5.5g

Good 3.8684/5
(76 ratings)
Whole Wheat Couscous with Spinach and Squash

A double-hitter: Each portion has almost two servings of vegetables.

CALORIES: 228.3  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 8.6g  |  CARBS: 47.5g  |  FIBER: 10.4g

Very Good 4.2703/5
(37 ratings)
Vegetable Risotto

Rich and creamy, this risotto is full of whole grains and vegetables.

CALORIES: 220.2  |  FAT: 7.8g  |  PROTEIN: 8g  |  CARBS: 33.5g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Very Good 4.3594/5
(64 ratings)
Slow Cooker Beef Roast with Vegetables

Try using an English Cut Beef Roast. It is economical and flavorful. This cut of meat comes from the shoulder or neck area of the animal.

CALORIES: 349.8  |  FAT: 9.3g  |  PROTEIN: 43.9g  |  CARBS: 21.1g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

Good 3.9431/5
(123 ratings)
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.

CALORIES: 139.8  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 5.5g  |  CARBS: 20.9g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Very Good 4.1563/5
(435 ratings)
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole

An experiment with leftovers yields a delightful, filling vegetarian meal.

CALORIES: 204.5  |  FAT: 3.2g  |  PROTEIN: 13.8g  |  CARBS: 31.7g  |  FIBER: 9.1g

Good 3/5
(1 rating)
Stepf's Raw Granola Bars

This raw granola is great for breakfast or an afternoon snack. It's full of heart-healthy fats!

CALORIES: 155.6  |  FAT: 10.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.1g  |  CARBS: 15.5g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Good 3/5
(3 ratings)
Easy Bulgur Salad

Full of fiber and fresh herbs, this whole-grain salad is perfect as a side or light lunch.

CALORIES: 150.3  |  FAT: 2.2g  |  PROTEIN: 4.8g  |  CARBS: 29.2g  |  FIBER: 7.3g

Very Good 4.0166/5
(241 ratings)
Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry

Slow cookers aren't just for meat! This is a tasty, affordable one-pot vegetarian meal that's filling and perfect for your slow cooker.

CALORIES: 183.6  |  FAT: 3.8g  |  PROTEIN: 7g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 8.2g

Very Good 4.3415/5
(41 ratings)
Panzanella (Bread and Tomato Salad)

Panzanella is an Italian salad that can be found on trendy bistro menus in the hot summer months. This salad was invented when times were tough, as a way to use up stale bread.

CALORIES: 224.3  |  FAT: 10.2g  |  PROTEIN: 6.6g  |  CARBS: 26.5g  |  FIBER: 2.6g

Very Good 4.2857/5
(7 ratings)
Ezogelin Corbası (Turkish Lentil and Bulgur Soup with Mint)

This soup, based on a Turkish recipe given to me by a friend, is incredibly filling. (It is called Bride Ezo Soup.)

CALORIES: 317.9  |  FAT: 13.1g  |  PROTEIN: 13.1g  |  CARBS: 39.1g  |  FIBER: 16.1g

Very Good 4/5
(17 ratings)
Summer Corn Relish

Sweet summer corn gets a tangy twist.

CALORIES: 49.4  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.8g  |  CARBS: 11.1g  |  FIBER: 1.9g

Very Good 4.5333/5
(15 ratings)
Spicy Stone Fruit Salsa

In summertime, I like to use this stone fruit salsa over fish or chicken, or as a topping for Greek yogurt.

CALORIES: 70.4  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 18g  |  FIBER: 3.1g

Very Good 4.0156/5
(64 ratings)
Gazpacho (Chilled Vegetable Soup)

Gazpacho is one of my favorite summer meals, and it's no coincidence that it's also one of the easiest to make. It's simply a chilled, usually blended vegetable soup of Spanish origin.

CALORIES: 88.6  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 18.4g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.6154/5
(13 ratings)
Homemade Ricotta Cheese

Chef Meg's homemade and natural ricotta cheese is easy to make and a fun project for someone who likes to cook.

CALORIES: 39.1  |  FAT: 2.2g  |  PROTEIN: 3.2g  |  CARBS: 1.5g  |  FIBER: 0g

Very Good 4.3763/5
(93 ratings)
Herb Roasted Turkey

The only turkey recipe you'll ever need--no basting necessary.

CALORIES: 154.6  |  FAT: 3.1g  |  PROTEIN: 28.8g  |  CARBS: 8.4g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.6774/5
(31 ratings)
Peppercorn Steak with Herbed Blue Cheese

A steakhouse-quality supper ready in 10 minutes!

CALORIES: 245.8  |  FAT: 18.2g  |  PROTEIN: 18.5g  |  CARBS: 1.2g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Good 3.82/5
(50 ratings)
Chicken-Veggie Quesadillas with Ranch Yogurt Sauce

This is a great kids' meal, or cut each quesadilla into eight pieces for an appetizer.

CALORIES: 242.5  |  FAT: 9.1g  |  PROTEIN: 25.6g  |  CARBS: 14.6g  |  FIBER: 1.8g

Very Good 4.3025/5
(119 ratings)
Cheesy Vegetable-Stuffed Eggplant

This easy, cheesy eggplant packs a mean veggie punch! A simple vegetarian meal that even meat-eaters will love.

CALORIES: 208.8  |  FAT: 9.8g  |  PROTEIN: 9.6g  |  CARBS: 24.4g  |  FIBER: 8.3g

Very Good 4.3947/5
(38 ratings)
SparkPeople Cookbook SNEAK PEEK: Meg-herita Pizza

We've bumped up the nutrition--and kept all the flavor--of Pizza Margherita, the traditional Italian pizza with tomato, sliced mozzarella, basil, and olive oil.

CALORIES: 219.9  |  FAT: 9.7g  |  PROTEIN: 5.7g  |  CARBS: 28g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Good 3.1795/5
(117 ratings)
High Fiber Brownies

These brownies have a few secret ingredients that boost the nutrition, while the dark cocoa powder and mini chocolate chips keep the rich flavor that you crave in a brownie.

CALORIES: 146.3  |  FAT: 3g  |  PROTEIN: 6.1g  |  CARBS: 32.7g  |  FIBER: 9.2g

Very Good 4.5133/5
(226 ratings)
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins

Low-fat buttermilk and applesauce help lower the fat, and the whole-wheat flour and flax seed add fiber. These healthful muffins freeze well!

CALORIES: 137.7  |  FAT: 1.6g  |  PROTEIN: 3.7g  |  CARBS: 33.9g  |  FIBER: 2.6g

Good 3/5
(1 rating)
Pumpkin-Spice Cake Mix Cookies

Take some help from the market if you're not an experienced baker. A spice cake mix and a can of pumpkin become a tasty, easy-to-make cookie.

CALORIES: 77.3  |  FAT: 1.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.2g  |  CARBS: 1.9g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Good 3.5429/5
(35 ratings)
Crispy Baked Chicken Nuggets

Instead of reaching for fried chicken or frozen chicken nuggets, turn to these spicy, crunchy ones instead.

CALORIES: 197.5  |  FAT: 7.7g  |  PROTEIN: 21.2g  |  CARBS: 11.3g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.3958/5
(48 ratings)
Banana Nut Granola

I started making my own granola, and I wanted a recipe with no added fat.

CALORIES: 248.9  |  FAT: 9.4g  |  PROTEIN: 7.6g  |  CARBS: 35.9g  |  FIBER: 6.3g

Very Good 4.48/5
(50 ratings)
Layered Mexican Dip with Baked Lime Chips

My dip has all the flavor of the original, but it's much easier on the waistline. I prefer to eat this "dip" with a fork or raw vegetables.

CALORIES: 197.3  |  FAT: 5.6g  |  PROTEIN: 11.2g  |  CARBS: 27g  |  FIBER: 7.5g

Very Good 4.12/5
(100 ratings)
Three-Cheese Macaroni from 'The SparkPeople Cookbook'

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!

CALORIES: 259.6  |  FAT: 7.9g  |  PROTEIN: 12.6g  |  CARBS: 39.5g  |  FIBER: 4.1g

Very Good 4.2/5
(20 ratings)
Turkey Bacon Breakfast Rolls

Skip the drive-through and serve these instead. Split one open, pop in an egg cooked your way and even some shredded cheese.

CALORIES: 137.8  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 5g  |  CARBS: 24.1g  |  FIBER: 1g

Good 3.985/5
(133 ratings)
Orange Chicken

With this dish you get a serving of fruit in every portion. Dice the orange if you prefer smaller pieces and--if you're feeling creative--use a vegetable peeler to create curls of orange zest.

CALORIES: 222.5  |  FAT: 6.5g  |  PROTEIN: 26.2g  |  CARBS: 14.5g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Very Good 4.2778/5
(72 ratings)
Easy Vegetable Enchiladas

Though we loaded up on the veggies, we didn't skip on the good stuff!

CALORIES: 356.6  |  FAT: 6.4g  |  PROTEIN: 17.6g  |  CARBS: 59.8g  |  FIBER: 14.6g

Very Good 4.234/5
(47 ratings)
Maple Almond Granola

Granola is incredibly affordable when you make it yourself. This recipe combines some of my favorite ingredients: maple syrup, almond butter and seeds!

CALORIES: 198.9  |  FAT: 11g  |  PROTEIN: 4g  |  CARBS: 23.1g  |  FIBER: 3.9g

Very Good 4.0319/5
(94 ratings)
Super Fast Pork and Veggie Stir Fry

Need to get dinner on the table in under 30 minutes? This recipe makes that happen.

CALORIES: 342.3  |  FAT: 18.2g  |  PROTEIN: 37.2g  |  CARBS: 6g  |  FIBER: 1.8g

Very Good 4.2411/5
(141 ratings)
Kitchen Basics: Chicken Noodle Soup

The perfect soup to warm your belly on a cold night or soothe you when you're sick.

CALORIES: 152.8  |  FAT: 3.7g  |  PROTEIN: 17.4g  |  CARBS: 13g  |  FIBER: 2.5g

Very Good 4.05/5
(60 ratings)
Spice Cookies

Serve these holiday cookies with a cup of tea or lowfat vanilla ice cream.

CALORIES: 61.1  |  FAT: 2.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.8g  |  CARBS: 10.3g  |  FIBER: 0.5g

Very Good 4.5588/5
(68 ratings)
Oven-Roasted Tomatoes

Load up on Roma tomatoes when they're in season, then dry them in the oven to intensify their flavor and savor them all year round.

CALORIES: 28.9  |  FAT: 2.4g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 2g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.3253/5
(83 ratings)
Mini Apple Tarts

Instead of a whole pie, try making bite-size tarts. The diminutive desserts cook quicker and are automatically portion controlled. Plus, they're easier to make for a crowd, and there's no need for a fork and plate.

CALORIES: 124.3  |  FAT: 4g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 24.9g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.4085/5
(71 ratings)
Beef and Blue Sandwich

Sandwiches so good, you'll think someone brought home takeout from your neighborhood deli!

CALORIES: 325  |  FAT: 9.8g  |  PROTEIN: 33.5g  |  CARBS: 27.7g  |  FIBER: 5.7g

Very Good 4.3904/5
(146 ratings)
Easy Beef Roast

Lean and versatile, this recipe is the little black dress of your healthy recipe arsenal. Cook this roast on a Sunday and enjoy it throughout the week. We used no salt, just pepper for a truly flavorful roast.

CALORIES: 191.2  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 28.7g  |  CARBS: 0.1g  |  FIBER: 0g

Very Good 4.3778/5
(45 ratings)
Caramelized Onions

Learn how to make caramelized onions to add flavor to any dish, from soups and sandwiches to stews and dips.

CALORIES: 26.4  |  FAT: 0.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 5g  |  FIBER: 1.1g

Very Good 4.2246/5
(187 ratings)
Easy Poached Eggs and Pasta

I can't get enough of this easy recipe; it's ready in 15 minutes!The still-runny egg yolk adds a creaminess to the sauce and perfectly mixes with the spinach.

CALORIES: 337.3  |  FAT: 6.5g  |  PROTEIN: 18.1g  |  CARBS: 53.9g  |  FIBER: 6.9g

Very Good 4.2941/5
(17 ratings)
Apple Cider Gravy

Gravy gets a bad rap, but this tasty sauce can be made with almost no fat.

CALORIES: 20  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 4.1g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.2982/5
(114 ratings)
Vegetable Beef Soup

Use leftover roast beef to make this quick, hearty, healthy soup.

CALORIES: 119.6  |  FAT: 3.6g  |  PROTEIN: 15.9g  |  CARBS: 4.7g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.1538/5
(39 ratings)
Vegetable and Fruit Stuffing

Whole wheat bread gives this side staying power. The fruits and vegetables bulk up the dish, so a little goes a long way. A bit of turkey bacon adds another layer of flavor without adding many calories.

CALORIES: 78.4  |  FAT: 1.1g  |  PROTEIN: 2.7g  |  CARBS: 15g  |  FIBER: 2.5g

Very Good 4.4074/5
(189 ratings)
Roasted Root Vegetables

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



CALORIES: 82.1  |  FAT: 1.9g  |  PROTEIN: 1.4g  |  CARBS: 15.8g  |  FIBER: 3.2g

Good 3.8421/5
(19 ratings)
Perfect Grilled Turkey Sandwich

Chef Meg shares a secret for getting the perfect grilled sandwich!

CALORIES: 477.5  |  FAT: 14.9g  |  PROTEIN: 32.2g  |  CARBS: 55.3g  |  FIBER: 5.9g

Very Good 4.6364/5
(11 ratings)
Tapenade and Spinach Pasta

Tired of the same old red sauce from a jar? Try this instead.

CALORIES: 223.1  |  FAT: 9.3g  |  PROTEIN: 10.8g  |  CARBS: 24.1g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Very Good 4.2778/5
(54 ratings)
Olive Tapenade

Tapenade is a traditional sauce or condiment from Provence, in the south of France. It adds a punch of flavor for very few calories. You can buy premade tapenade, but you'll spend more money and be consuming more sodium than if you made it at home.

CALORIES: 17.4  |  FAT: 1.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 1g  |  FIBER: 0.5g

Very Good 4.2949/5
(78 ratings)
Spring Rolls

This recipe is really easy; it's really more of a process than a recipe. Rice paper wrappers, which are available in the ethnic sections of most larger supermarkets these days, are a great way to wrap your veggies and protein for a quick snack or light lunch.

CALORIES: 156.4  |  FAT: 1.9g  |  PROTEIN: 16.6g  |  CARBS: 18.3g  |  FIBER: 3.8g

Very Good 4.2667/5
(135 ratings)
Chicken-Veggie Stir Fry

This is a great meal for a busy night--for some added fun, bring out the chopsticks! Change up the veggies, and you'll have a new meal each time you make this dish.

CALORIES: 156.8  |  FAT: 3.3g  |  PROTEIN: 18.6g  |  CARBS: 12.7g  |  FIBER: 2.6g

Very Good 4.2581/5
(62 ratings)
Mini Sweet Potato Tarts

Try these light and low-fat personal pies for dessert during the fall. They're a great substitute for pumpkin pie or sweet potato casserole.

CALORIES: 151  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 33g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Very Good 4.0164/5
(61 ratings)
Roasted Squash Soup

Try a two for one: The next time you are turning on the oven to 375 degrees, roast the squash, cool it slightly, peel and package to freeze. You'll have butternut squash on hand whenever you need it, and you can have dinner on the table in no time!

CALORIES: 128.6  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 3.7g  |  CARBS: 25.6g  |  FIBER: 6.2g

Very Good 4.4359/5
(39 ratings)
Roasted Root Vegetables

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest. This side dish is quite affordable: about 60 cents a serving for the vegetables!

CALORIES: 164.1  |  FAT: 3.9g  |  PROTEIN: 2.7g  |  CARBS: 31.7g  |  FIBER: 6.4g

Very Good 4.3545/5
(110 ratings)
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!

CALORIES: 42.3  |  FAT: 0g  |  PROTEIN: 0.2g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.4545/5
(55 ratings)
Chicken Stock

After you've roasted a chicken or turkey don't throw away the bones. They can be used to make homemade, low-sodium stocks, which can add flavor to your healthy, home-cooked meals.

CALORIES: 28.3  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.2g  |  CARBS: 2.9g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.1806/5
(371 ratings)
Slow Cooker Lasagna

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go!

CALORIES: 271.4  |  FAT: 10.2g  |  PROTEIN: 24.9g  |  CARBS: 18.1g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.1647/5
(85 ratings)
Roasted Corn and Pepper Soup

This is a great recipe when the garden is overflowing.

CALORIES: 77.3  |  FAT: 0.8g  |  PROTEIN: 2.7g  |  CARBS: 17.3g  |  FIBER: 3.3g

Very Good 4.38/5
(150 ratings)
Tomato Soup

This tomato soup is so rich and thick you'll swear it's laden with cream and butter. The trick is really good tomatoes.

CALORIES: 98.9  |  FAT: 4.1g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 14.3g  |  FIBER: 1.5g

Very Good 4.3006/5
(173 ratings)
Deviled Eggs

Chef Meg lightened up a picnic and potluck favorite! Her secret ingredient (shh, don't tell!) is pickle juice.

CALORIES: 85.3  |  FAT: 5.5g  |  PROTEIN: 6.4g  |  CARBS: 1.8g  |  FIBER: 0.2g

Very Good 4.2049/5
(288 ratings)
Faux Fried Cheese Sticks

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

CALORIES: 145.2  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 15.4g  |  CARBS: 15.1g  |  FIBER: 0.6g

Very Good 4.4286/5
(35 ratings)
Homemade Vegetable Stock (Salt-Free)

Making homemade stock is so easy! It's a third the price of buying it in stores.

CALORIES: 17.8  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 4g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.3626/5
(182 ratings)
Slow Cooker Pork with Greens and Beans

My kids never complain about eating both beans and greens in one meal when they're served alongside rich, slow-cooked pork.

CALORIES: 285.9  |  FAT: 15.6g  |  PROTEIN: 25.9g  |  CARBS: 11.7g  |  FIBER: 3.6g

Very Good 4.0739/5
(555 ratings)
Healthy Chicken Vegetable Casserole

Try this inexpensive and fresh version of a chicken casserole--no need for processed soups or sauces!

CALORIES: 320.6  |  FAT: 8.9g  |  PROTEIN: 27.9g  |  CARBS: 36.1g  |  FIBER: 8.8g

Very Good 4.2832/5
(173 ratings)
Zucchini Muffins

This is a great recipe for summer, when you have a surplus of zucchini in the garden. Double or triple the batch and freeze them for quick and healthy breakfasts.

CALORIES: 127.6  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 26g  |  FIBER: 3g

Very Good 4.1094/5
(192 ratings)
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

CALORIES: 144.9  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 5.5g  |  CARBS: 21.3g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Very Good 4.1165/5
(206 ratings)
Simple Quinoa and Vegetables

This protein-rich vegetarian recipe is simple to make and tasty to eat!

CALORIES: 294.9  |  FAT: 13.1g  |  PROTEIN: 7.4g  |  CARBS: 38.4g  |  FIBER: 5.4g

Very Good 4.0205/5
(195 ratings)
Cocoa Crusted Pork Tenderloin

This dish inspired by Costa Rican spices seems exotic, but it uses spices and ingredients you already have around the house: coffee, cocoa and cinnamon. You'll wonder why you've been relegating these flavorings to dessert!

CALORIES: 264  |  FAT: 13.1g  |  PROTEIN: 33.7g  |  CARBS: 1.2g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Very Good 4.4364/5
(55 ratings)
Pumpkin Pie Spice Mix

There's no need to buy pumpkin pie spice. You can easily make your own at home. And it makes a great hostess gift for any fall event! Feel free to double or triple this recipe!

CALORIES: 8.9  |  FAT: 0.3g  |  PROTEIN: 0.2g  |  CARBS: 2.1g  |  FIBER: 1.2g

Very Good 4.2312/5
(199 ratings)
Taco Seasoning

Ditch those packets from the supermarket, and whip up a batch of this simple, tasty taco seasoning!

CALORIES: 38.1  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 6.2g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Very Good 4.0214/5
(280 ratings)
Slow Cooker Provencal Chicken and Beans

This is a great recipe to use as a basis for plenty of meals!

CALORIES: 225.4  |  FAT: 3.2g  |  PROTEIN: 29.7g  |  CARBS: 19.8g  |  FIBER: 4.9g

Very Good 4.25/5
(116 ratings)
Garden Harvest Vegetable Soup

This soups works well with most vegetables from the garden-- experiment and use vegetables that are in season.

CALORIES: 159.7  |  FAT: 4.5g  |  PROTEIN: 5.4g  |  CARBS: 26.3g  |  FIBER: 6.4g

Very Good 4.4741/5
(116 ratings)
Easy Steamed Fish Packets

Cooking fish or chicken in parchment-paper packets keeps the dish moist and tender, with no added fat. Plus, it's done in minutes!

CALORIES: 158.4  |  FAT: 1.5g  |  PROTEIN: 23.4g  |  CARBS: 16.6g  |  FIBER: 4.8g

Very Good 4.36/5
(50 ratings)
Italian Herb Seasoning

Forget buying packets of seasonings. They're expensive and often full of salt. Save sodium and money by making this easy herb blend. Use it in sauces, soups, stews, on meats... anywhere you want to add Italian flavor without fat or sodium!

CALORIES: 3.9  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 0.1g  |  CARBS: 0.7g  |  FIBER: 0.5g

Very Good 4.3941/5
(170 ratings)
Roasted Beet Salad

Think you dislike beets? Not after trying this recipe! Roasting brings out the beets' natural sweetness, and the feta offers a salty contrast.

CALORIES: 201.3  |  FAT: 14.4g  |  PROTEIN: 5g  |  CARBS: 14g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

Very Good 4.5725/5
(393 ratings)
Spinach-Berry Salad

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.

CALORIES: 181.2  |  FAT: 16.6g  |  PROTEIN: 4g  |  CARBS: 6.4g  |  FIBER: 2.3g

Very Good 4.5261/5
(652 ratings)
Soft-Serve Banana 'Ice Cream'

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

CALORIES: 105.4  |  FAT: 0.4g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 27g  |  FIBER: 3.1g

Very Good 4.2258/5
(31 ratings)
Cheddar-Stuffed Black Bean and Mushroom Burgers

These burgers are rich and meaty, the kind of burger that vegetarians have been craving. Even meat eaters will appreciate these tasty and fiber-rich burgers.

CALORIES: 244.5  |  FAT: 8.2g  |  PROTEIN: 17.2g  |  CARBS: 24.9g  |  FIBER: 7.8g

Very Good 4.4118/5
(102 ratings)
Mexican Pizza

This Mexican pizza is a tasty alternative to traditional pizza. Add grilled chicken or cooked shrimp to change this up!

CALORIES: 203.9  |  FAT: 5.7g  |  PROTEIN: 11g  |  CARBS: 29g  |  FIBER: 3.6g

Very Good 4.2857/5
(14 ratings)
Slow Cooker Vegetable Curry

Slow cookers aren't just for meat! This is a tasty, affordable one-pot vegetarian meal that's filling and perfect for your slow cooker.

CALORIES: 158.2  |  FAT: 2.9g  |  PROTEIN: 6.2g  |  CARBS: 27.2g  |  FIBER: 7.3g

Good 3.802/5
(101 ratings)
Chicken Enchilada Casserole

This one-dish meal is great for a weeknight meal or as a appetizer for a party. Serve it with steamed broccoli or a green salad.

CALORIES: 326.1  |  FAT: 9.9g  |  PROTEIN: 30g  |  CARBS: 30.4g  |  FIBER: 8.5g

Very Good 4.0738/5
(122 ratings)
Baked Potato Soup

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

CALORIES: 229.3  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 8.6g  |  CARBS: 31.4g  |  FIBER: 3g

Very Good 4.0638/5
(47 ratings)
Grilled Garlic Citrus Flank Steak

There is room for red meat in a healthy lifestyle. The key is choosing lean cuts and healthful cooking methods.

CALORIES: 231.4  |  FAT: 13.1g  |  PROTEIN: 23.5g  |  CARBS: 4.2g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Good 3.9444/5
(18 ratings)
Tangy Garlic-Citrus Parsley Sauce

This sauce is great on grilled meats, and it makes enough for two meals. Try it on cooked pasta or roasted vegetables.

CALORIES: 68.1  |  FAT: 6.9g  |  PROTEIN: 0.5g  |  CARBS: 2.3g  |  FIBER: 0.8g

Very Good 4.3182/5
(66 ratings)
Blueberry Flax Seed Muffins

Perfect for breakfast or a quick snack.

CALORIES: 119  |  FAT: 1.3g  |  PROTEIN: 3.1g  |  CARBS: 29.1g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Good 3.9091/5
(33 ratings)
Grilled Perch with Citrus Salsa

Citrus and cilantro dress up grilled fish.

CALORIES: 240.6  |  FAT: 8.4g  |  PROTEIN: 29.1g  |  CARBS: 12.8g  |  FIBER: 2.7g

Very Good 4.4744/5
(156 ratings)
Roasted Chicken with Herb Oil

Roasted chicken is a simple and versatile protein. Use it in soups, throw it on pasta or pair it with a simple salad.

CALORIES: 405.1  |  FAT: 22.6g  |  PROTEIN: 46.7g  |  CARBS: 0.2g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.2462/5
(195 ratings)
Herbed Bulgur and Lentil Salad

This recipe is part of "The SparkPeople Cookbook." Order your copy today! This salad is even better the longer it sits in the fridge, so we love to make a big batch of it and eat it throughout the week.

CALORIES: 159.2  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 4.8g  |  CARBS: 21g  |  FIBER: 5.7g

Very Good 4.5078/5
(193 ratings)
Southwestern Chicken Soup

A quick and hearty soup with plenty of spice!

CALORIES: 270.5  |  FAT: 10.6g  |  PROTEIN: 19.8g  |  CARBS: 25.8g  |  FIBER: 8g

Incredible! 5/5
(2 ratings)
Grilled Pineapple

This is my favorite way to eat pineapple. I throw it on the grill with chicken, pork or beef! It is a great way to satisfy the sweet/savory tooth.

CALORIES: 112.6  |  FAT: 0.5g  |  PROTEIN: 0.4g  |  CARBS: 28.8g  |  FIBER: 1.6g

Very Good 4.2492/5
(325 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.

CALORIES: 32.9  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.7g  |  CARBS: 5.3g  |  FIBER: 1.7g

Very Good 4.24/5
(50 ratings)
Salsa Chicken

This is the easiest recipe I know, and it's quite tasty, too. Grill or saute chicken, cook rice and top with salsa!

CALORIES: 220.9  |  FAT: 2.1g  |  PROTEIN: 24.1g  |  CARBS: 27.7g  |  FIBER: 5g

Very Good 4.5304/5
(247 ratings)
World's Best Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This slimmed down version of your favorite dip is easy to make--and it's light enough for you to load up on it!

CALORIES: 73.9  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 3g  |  CARBS: 3.8g  |  FIBER: 0.9g

Very Good 4.6386/5
(83 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Tasty Peanut Sauce

Peanut sauce is one of my favorite things to eat, usually with tofu, green vegetables (like broccoli, spinach and edamame) and brown rice.

CALORIES: 64.4  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 3g  |  CARBS: 2.5g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4.2903/5
(93 ratings)
Perfect Pasta Primavera

This light pasta dish has 2 1/2 servings of vegetables in each portion.

CALORIES: 371.7  |  FAT: 12g  |  PROTEIN: 18.6g  |  CARBS: 55g  |  FIBER: 13.2g

Very Good 4.6465/5
(99 ratings)
Spicy Garlic and Lime Shrimp

Addictively delicious and unbelievably easy, this dish is perfect on pasta, in tacos, or simply atop steamed rice and veggies.

CALORIES: 167.5  |  FAT: 7.9g  |  PROTEIN: 21g  |  CARBS: 2.7g  |  FIBER: 0.4g

Very Good 4.6512/5
(43 ratings)
Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Large hard pretzels are drizzled in chocolate for a decadent treat!

CALORIES: 169.7  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 3.7g  |  CARBS: 31.9g  |  FIBER: 3g

Very Good 4.1105/5
(172 ratings)
Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

Butternut squash helps slim down this macaroni and cheese. You can't taste it, and it boosts the nutritional value of the dish!

CALORIES: 230  |  FAT: 4.3g  |  PROTEIN: 13.2g  |  CARBS: 35.8g  |  FIBER: 5.2g

Very Good 4.6064/5
(94 ratings)
California Roll in a Bowl

Delicious and easy, this salad combines all of my favorite sushi ingredients in one bowl! And, because it's based on a California roll, it uses fully cooked seafood.

CALORIES: 199.1  |  FAT: 8.3g  |  PROTEIN: 6.5g  |  CARBS: 27.3g  |  FIBER: 6g

Very Good 4.4821/5
(56 ratings)
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon

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

CALORIES: 208  |  FAT: 10.7g  |  PROTEIN: 18.8g  |  CARBS: 7.3g  |  FIBER: 0.7g

Very Good 4.4844/5
(64 ratings)
Vegetable-Packed Guacamole

My favorite Mexican restaurant serves a guacamole that's heavy on vegetables--and flavor. To slim it down even more, serve with carrots, celery and cucumber slices.

CALORIES: 81.5  |  FAT: 6.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 6g  |  FIBER: 3.4g

Very Good 4.4263/5
(319 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Mini Vegetable Frittatas

Make this ahead of time and then refrigerate for a quick, protein-packed breakfast that's also portion-controlled. Top with salsa (optional) and serve with toast for a complete breakfast.

CALORIES: 71.3  |  FAT: 4g  |  PROTEIN: 5.3g  |  CARBS: 3.9g  |  FIBER: 1.4g

Very Good 4.1667/5
(6 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Molasses & Honey Breakfast Granola

This was my first attempt at making my own granola, because let's face it--that stuff is expensive at the store! You can use any combination of your favorite nuts, seeds and dried fruit, but these are my favorites.

CALORIES: 221.3  |  FAT: 7g  |  PROTEIN: 4.9g  |  CARBS: 37.6g  |  FIBER: 4.1g

Very Good 4.1714/5
(35 ratings)
Skinny Cheese Fondue

This is a slimmed down version of one of my favorite party foods--cheese fondue. Mashed cannellini beans slim down the recipe but keep a thick and luscious texture!

CALORIES: 208.8  |  FAT: 10.8g  |  PROTEIN: 14.5g  |  CARBS: 1.7g  |  FIBER: 2.1g

Good 3.94/5
(50 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Pumpkin & Apple Waffles

These seasonal waffles are easy to make and are packed with protein and fiber. The perfect fall or winter breakfast!

CALORIES: 251.4  |  FAT: 4g  |  PROTEIN: 9.6g  |  CARBS: 48.5g  |  FIBER: 7.5g

Very Good 4.4542/5
(284 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Fresh Guacamole

Cucumbers give this guacamole a refreshing flavor.

CALORIES: 77.5  |  FAT: 6.8g  |  PROTEIN: 1g  |  CARBS: 4.8g  |  FIBER: 3.2g

Very Good 4.3507/5
(365 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Yummy Hummus

Use as a dip for veggies or a spread on pita and sandwiches.

CALORIES: 215.9  |  FAT: 12.8g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 21.2g  |  FIBER: 4.5g

Very Good 4.2321/5
(237 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars

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!

CALORIES: 220.4  |  FAT: 5.4g  |  PROTEIN: 6.9g  |  CARBS: 39.6g  |  FIBER: 4.5g

Good 3.8094/5
(341 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Vegetarian Lentil Loaf

A hearty, homecooked meal that everyone will love! Serve with steamed broccoli and sweet corn for a complete vegetarian meal.

CALORIES: 254.2  |  FAT: 4.4g  |  PROTEIN: 10.9g  |  CARBS: 44.9g  |  FIBER: 9.5g

Good 3.8605/5
(43 ratings)
Tabbouleh Salad

Full of fiber and fresh herbs, this whole-grain salad is perfect as a side or light lunch.

CALORIES: 286  |  FAT: 14.5g  |  PROTEIN: 6.5g  |  CARBS: 37g  |  FIBER: 9.5g

Good 3.95/5
(20 ratings)
Sugar Cookies

Low-cal cookies have never tasted so good! Add color and flare with your favorite decorations.

CALORIES: 78.3  |  FAT: 3.8g  |  PROTEIN: 0.9g  |  CARBS: 10.4g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.3816/5
(283 ratings)
Frozen Pudding Pops

Creamy pudding makes fantastic frozen treats.

CALORIES: 35.3  |  FAT: 0.7g  |  PROTEIN: 2.4g  |  CARBS: 6g  |  FIBER: 0.1g

Very Good 4.2115/5
(156 ratings)
Chocolate Cinnamon Bread Pudding

When the craving for chocolate hits, try this Chocolate-Cinnamon Bread Pudding. The warm melted chocolate makes it a definite comfort food, while the whole wheat bread and evaporated skim milk adds to its nutritional punch.

CALORIES: 426.3  |  FAT: 5.3g  |  PROTEIN: 15g  |  CARBS: 92.7g  |  FIBER: 3.8g

Very Good 4.1636/5
(275 ratings)
Chicken Oregano with Sweet Peppers

Sauteed sweet peppers dress up plain chicken. Serve on top of a bed of brown rice.

CALORIES: 279.8  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 40.9g  |  CARBS: 14.6g  |  FIBER: 4.1g

Very Good 4.3333/5
(267 ratings)
Asian Chicken Salad

This healthy, hearty salad is packed full of fruit AND vegetables.

CALORIES: 169.5  |  FAT: 7.4g  |  PROTEIN: 10.7g  |  CARBS: 17.5g  |  FIBER: 4g

Very Good 4.3537/5
(82 ratings)
Spinach and Pear Salad with Dijon Vinaigrette

Tender spinach and sweet pears are drizzled with tangy vinaigrette, then topped with rich blue cheese and crisp red onion for a salad you'll love.

CALORIES: 205.1  |  FAT: 11.9g  |  PROTEIN: 8.2g  |  CARBS: 18.9g  |  FIBER: 3.7g

Good 3.7821/5
(78 ratings)
Easy Eggplant Bruschetta

Simply seasoned eggplant is great as a dip, a spread for crackers or crusty bread, or a flavor-booster for chicken.

CALORIES: 52.6  |  FAT: 3.6g  |  PROTEIN: 0.7g  |  CARBS: 5.3g  |  FIBER: 1.3g

Very Good 4.3542/5
(48 ratings)
Artichoke Dip

Serve this delicious dip with low carb vegetables like green pepper strips, celery sticks, and cucumber slices.

CALORIES: 110.7  |  FAT: 6.5g  |  PROTEIN: 4.3g  |  CARBS: 10.5g  |  FIBER: 3.5g

Very Good 4.3926/5
(242 ratings)
Cajun Chicken Caesar Salad

A spicy Cajun twist to the familiar Caesar salad.

CALORIES: 209.2  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 31.2g  |  CARBS: 7.4g  |  FIBER: 2g

Very Good 4.3071/5
(241 ratings)
Low Cholesterol Scalloped Potatoes

A low-fat, heart healthy version of this traditional comfort food.

CALORIES: 111.3  |  FAT: 5.9g  |  PROTEIN: 4.2g  |  CARBS: 11.2g  |  FIBER: 2.2g

Very Good 4.2934/5
(167 ratings)
Low-Fat Maple Granola

Start your day with this hearty, low-fat granola.

CALORIES: 180.9  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 5g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 3.9g

Very Good 4.1449/5
(345 ratings)
Caribbean Chicken

Ready in just 20 minutes.

CALORIES: 186.6  |  FAT: 3.3g  |  PROTEIN: 6g  |  CARBS: 34.9g  |  FIBER: 3.2g

Very Good 4.3496/5
(266 ratings)
Wonderful Stuffed Potatoes

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

CALORIES: 305.5  |  FAT: 1.4g  |  PROTEIN: 13.7g  |  CARBS: 60.4g  |  FIBER: 8.9g

Very Good 4.1103/5
(272 ratings)
Corn Chowder

Using low-fat milk instead of cream lowers the saturated fat content in this hearty summer soup.

CALORIES: 209.5  |  FAT: 5.3g  |  PROTEIN: 8.1g  |  CARBS: 33.3g  |  FIBER: 2.7g