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Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice

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

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

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

Very Good 4.3/5
(81 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.
Submitted by: CHEF_MEG

CALORIES: 249.3  |  FAT: 11.8g  |  PROTEIN: 19.5g  |  CARBS: 15.4g  |  FIBER: 2.1g
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Member Recipes for Better Than Take Out

Better Beef and Broccoli

Very Good 4.3/5
(427 ratings)
Better Beef and Broccoli

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

CALORIES: 452.6  |  FAT: 5.2g  |  PROTEIN: 35g  |  CARBS: 66g  |  FIBER: 3.8g
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Better Buttermilk Pancakes

Very Good 4.6/5
(24 ratings)
Better Buttermilk Pancakes

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

CALORIES: 67  |  FAT: 2.3g  |  PROTEIN: 2.5g  |  CARBS: 9.8g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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Mig Back double veggie cheeseburger (Big Mac BETTER!)

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Mig Back double veggie cheeseburger (Big Mac BETTER!)

The clown has offered a sandwich like this since 1972 with the initials "BM." This version has fewer calories, carbs, fat and more protein, vitamins and best of all - FLAVOR! Oh yeah, this version has NO PINK SLIME - try it, you'll like it!Submitted by: JAMES-NB1R

CALORIES: 407.2  |  FAT: 6.1g  |  PROTEIN: 36.2g  |  CARBS: 62.3g  |  FIBER: 14.5g
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Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (Only Better)

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Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (Only Better)

Yep Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, Only Better. The "Only Better" part is because ya know when you are indulging in a real Reese's Peanut Butter Cup and you wish so badly that there was more of the peanut butter filling? Well look no more, here is your recipe. Submitted by: CADEROM

CALORIES: 71.1  |  FAT: 4.7g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 7.1g  |  FIBER: 0.5g
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my cabbage soup tastes better than yours

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my cabbage soup tastes better than yours

easy, tasty, good cabbage soupSubmitted by: LITTLEMECHE

CALORIES: 71.5  |  FAT: 0.9g  |  PROTEIN: 5.8g  |  CARBS: 12.4g  |  FIBER: 4g
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Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies

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Mmm-Mmm Better Brownies

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

CALORIES: 152.7  |  FAT: 9.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.3g  |  CARBS: 17g  |  FIBER: 0.9g
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Low Calorie orange chicken- not Chinese, better!

Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Low Calorie orange chicken- not Chinese, better!

Submitted by: TIFALOCKHEART

CALORIES: 139.1  |  FAT: 3.4g  |  PROTEIN: 8.4g  |  CARBS: 18.6g  |  FIBER: 0.4g
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BETTER

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BETTER "Brussels Sprouts" Salad

Don't like Brussels sprouts? You will after this recipe. Great way to prepare this nutritious vegetable. Wonderful side dish to spice up any meal. Submitted by: JACLYNIMC

CALORIES: 264  |  FAT: 20.3g  |  PROTEIN: 8.3g  |  CARBS: 16.6g  |  FIBER: 5.1g
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Better than Subway Turkey/ Bacon Wrap

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Better than Subway Turkey/ Bacon Wrap

Add veggies for hardly any added caloriesSubmitted by: STACINUNEZ1986

CALORIES: 225  |  FAT: 4.5g  |  PROTEIN: 29.5g  |  CARBS: 23g  |  FIBER: 9g
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Better Choice Carrot Cake Muffins with Topping

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Better Choice Carrot Cake Muffins with Topping

An easy to make, healthier Carrot Cake Muffin recipe for any occasion.Submitted by: CHOCOHOLIC4LIFE

CALORIES: 170.6  |  FAT: 6g  |  PROTEIN: 5.9g  |  CARBS: 25.1g  |  FIBER: 2.9g
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Better Than Box Mac & Cheese

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Better Than Box Mac & Cheese

Homemade Mac & Cheese casserole - not exactly healthy but if your craving it its better than boxedSubmitted by: ABQHOUSES

CALORIES: 481.9  |  FAT: 24.8g  |  PROTEIN: 22.2g  |  CARBS: 29.6g  |  FIBER: 2g
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Better than Subways meatball sub!!!

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Better than Subways meatball sub!!!

u love meatball subs just as much as i do? Well try these!!Submitted by: STACINUNEZ1986

CALORIES: 284.9  |  FAT: 10.3g  |  PROTEIN: 29.9g  |  CARBS: 18.5g  |  FIBER: 2.6g
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Better than Fast Food Chopped Salad

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Better than Fast Food Chopped Salad

Turkey breast, black olives, cheese, and a whole lot of yumminess! HUGE bowl of awesome for less than 150 calories!Submitted by: JUSTJOA

CALORIES: 135.3  |  FAT: 2g  |  PROTEIN: 6.8g  |  CARBS: 11.9g  |  FIBER: 3.5g
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Better-than-Bakery Donuts

Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Better-than-Bakery Donuts

Did you know you can make bakery-quality donuts in your own home? It's easier than you think! We love the chocolate glaze on these fluffy DIY donuts. Tastes like the real thing!Submitted by: BABYYXPINK

CALORIES: 347.8  |  FAT: 13.1g  |  PROTEIN: 3.4g  |  CARBS: 48.2g  |  FIBER: 1.1g
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Guilt- Free, Protein Packed Peanut

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Guilt- Free, Protein Packed Peanut "Better" Pie!

So, I was trying to come up with a way to make my favorite childhood dessert into something slightly healthier and more "guilt-free", and this is what I came up with. Only 170 calories and nearly nine grams of protein per slice!Submitted by: MELUHNEEKAY

CALORIES: 170  |  FAT: 8.8g  |  PROTEIN: 8.6g  |  CARBS: 15.3g  |  FIBER: 1.6g
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Better Baked Mac & Cheese

Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Better Baked Mac & Cheese

My version of Mac n' Cheese for school. In the amount of time it takes to cook the pasta, I had a luxurious cheese sauce ready! Poured into the casseroles, sprinkled with more cheese and whole wheat breadcrumbs, it was declared "Best Mac and Cheese Ever" by the kids (and I think the old cook was jealous!)Submitted by: JO_JO_BA

CALORIES: 352  |  FAT: 11.7g  |  PROTEIN: 15.9g  |  CARBS: 44.3g  |  FIBER: 2.8g
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Better n 'Browns Butternut Squash

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Better n 'Browns Butternut Squash

This is a gluten free, yummy vegan twist on hashbrownsSubmitted by: YOUNGNSMYLIE

CALORIES: 286.9  |  FAT: 12.8g  |  PROTEIN: 7.9g  |  CARBS: 40g  |  FIBER: 10.7g
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Health & Nutrition Solutions Better Granola

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Health & Nutrition Solutions Better Granola

Guiltfree GranolaSubmitted by: GEORGINAFOURZAN

CALORIES: 273.1  |  FAT: 11.4g  |  PROTEIN: 8.1g  |  CARBS: 35.2g  |  FIBER: 7g
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BIGGER BETTER MUSTARD POTATO SALAD

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BIGGER BETTER MUSTARD POTATO SALAD

TAKES TRADITIONAL POTATO SALAD AND CUTS THE CALORIES AND CARBS, WITH A LITTLE SPIN.Submitted by: BQGAGLIANO

CALORIES: 100.9  |  FAT: 2.8g  |  PROTEIN: 4.5g  |  CARBS: 14.1g  |  FIBER: 1.8g
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Better-Than-Liptons Onion Dip

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Better-Than-Liptons Onion Dip

I'm a big fan of Lipton Onion Soup Mix Dip, but this will blow your socks off!Submitted by: CRE8IVITY

CALORIES: 101.3  |  FAT: 7.6g  |  PROTEIN: 1.5g  |  CARBS: 7.8g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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breaded chicken (better than fried)

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breaded chicken (better than fried)

Submitted by: JKEISTER85

CALORIES: 214.7  |  FAT: 5g  |  PROTEIN: 37.1g  |  CARBS: 3.6g  |  FIBER: 0.2g
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(Better Than They Look) Lentils

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(Better Than They Look) Lentils

A simple, cheap and cheerful, unattractive - but delicious, nutrient packed meal or side dish.Submitted by: NEZMAT

CALORIES: 238.7  |  FAT: 4.3g  |  PROTEIN: 13.7g  |  CARBS: 37.6g  |  FIBER: 13.8g
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Better Than KFC Coleslaw

Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Better Than KFC Coleslaw

This is the next best thing to KFC's Coleslaw with a healthy twist. Submitted by: KILTED71

CALORIES: 67.4  |  FAT: 3.8g  |  PROTEIN: 1.1g  |  CARBS: 8g  |  FIBER: 1.1g
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Brian's Feel Better Hot & Sour Soup

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Brian's Feel Better Hot & Sour Soup

My take on Hot and Sour Soup for when I have a chest cold, bronchitis or pneumonia.Submitted by: CLANDESTINEONI

CALORIES: 234  |  FAT: 12.4g  |  PROTEIN: 26.7g  |  CARBS: 5.4g  |  FIBER: 1.2g
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HerSUPPZ.com-The Better Thin Mint Cookie

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HerSUPPZ.com-The Better Thin Mint Cookie

Here you go all you Thin Mint fans!

Packed with protein and healthy coconut oil, finally The Better Thin Mint that you don't have to feel guilty about eating the whole box of!
Pssst...We give you permission to eat the one that does not fit into a 12-cup muffin tin. Submitted by: JESSICA0431

CALORIES: 91.1  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 6g  |  CARBS: 1.9g  |  FIBER: 1g
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The Better Thin Mint

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The Better Thin Mint

Packed with protein and healthy coconut oil, finally The Better Thin Mint that you don't have to feel guilty about eating the whole box of!Submitted by: JESSICA0431

CALORIES: 91.2  |  FAT: 7.1g  |  PROTEIN: 6g  |  CARBS: 1.9g  |  FIBER: 1g
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A Better Albondigas aka inulin prebiotic infused Albondigas

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A Better Albondigas aka inulin prebiotic infused Albondigas

This is a dinner soup full of protein and vitamins .
A substitute of sunchokes instead of potatos makes for a lower carb higher fiber optionSubmitted by: CHEEKY13MONKEYS

CALORIES: 260.3  |  FAT: 11.5g  |  PROTEIN: 22.1g  |  CARBS: 15.5g  |  FIBER: 2.8g
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Lulu's Corn Bread Better for You

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Lulu's Corn Bread Better for You

Great side for chiliSubmitted by: LULUTYM

CALORIES: 184.7  |  FAT: 6.9g  |  PROTEIN: 3.3g  |  CARBS: 29.1g  |  FIBER: 3.1g
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Better Cocoa Bliss Smoothie

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Better Cocoa Bliss Smoothie

This is my improvement on a similar recipe from the ketogenic diet book "Eat Fat, Get Thin." I'm not an expert, but its nutritional content is in line with the other smoothie recipes in the book. IT ain't pretty, but it's good!Submitted by: MSDILLGAMBLE

CALORIES: 474  |  FAT: 41.6g  |  PROTEIN: 13.9g  |  CARBS: 20.1g  |  FIBER: 7.7g
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"Feel Better" Lentil Soup

This is a vegan version of the soup my mum made us growing up when we had a cold (Mum's used chicken broth and scrambled egg). This soup is very filling, but less than 200 calories!Submitted by: -PERIHELION-

CALORIES: 158.3  |  FAT: 0.1g  |  PROTEIN: 12.2g  |  CARBS: 35.5g  |  FIBER: 16g
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