Recipe Type: High Protein

Pasta Margherita with Grilled Chicken

One-Pan Pasta Margherita With Chicken


Margherita refers to an Italian style pizza made with fresh mozzarella, tomato and basil that Queen Margherita supposedly preferred over two other Neapolitan pizzas prepared in her honor. A pasta recipe made with just basil, tomato sauce and mozzarella would be a bit boring, but it doesn’t take many more ingredients ...

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Beefy Bean & Barley Soup

Beefy Bean And Braley Soup


Beefy Bean and Barley Soup is a variation of Easy Bean and Barley Soup. This recipe takes only minutes to prepare after soaking the beans overnight. Soaking reduces cooking time and the oliosaccarides that can cause gas. Unlike most soup recipes, there is no need to sauté the onion unless you ...

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Homemade Taco Salad

Easy 535 Calorie Taco Salad


Hola! Mexican food can be a healthy alternative to most ethnic foods when you make your own or when ordering carefully at a restaurant. Like most restaurant foods, portions are supersized, so you can easily consume more calories and sodium than your body needs. Taco salads are one example. A ...

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Plate of Homemade Nachos

Nachos MedGrande


Hola! Nachos are a popular Tex-Mex appetizer served by many Mexican American restaurants. The original nachos consisting of fried corn tortilla chips covered with cheddar cheese and jalapeños were created by Ignacio “Nacho” Anaya in 1943. Today, there are so many varieties of nachos, this recipe is only one example. ...

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Chicken Fajitas

10 Minute Skillet Fajitas


Hola! Fajitas are a popular Tex-Mex recipe that originated using grilled skirt steak. You can make 10 Minute Skillet Fajitas using grilled skirt or other steak like rib-eye or tenderloin or chicken. Shrimp fajitas are also popular. This simple recipe is based on the original concept. For added flavor the ...

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One-Pan Noodles With Bacon and Peas

One-Pan Pasta With Bacon


One-Pan Pasta with Bacon is another in a series of one-pan meals that takes about the same time to prepare and cook as popular boxed pasta meals, but without the preservatives, MSG, and artificial colors and flavors. This simple pasta entree or side dish has 220 calories and 2 grams of saturated fat ...

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Oven Fried Chicken Breast Tenders

Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken

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You can make this simple Crispy Oven-Fried Chicken recipe using chicken pieces or boneless, skinless chicken (breast, tenders, thighs). American chicken weights have doubled over the past 20 years.Today, it is rare finding a 3 to 3.5 pound chicken. Super-sized chicken provide super-sized breasts.  One chicken breast half (photo below) can weight ...

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Pasta with Shrimp

20 Minute Pasta With Shrimp


In about the time it takes to boil water and cook pasta, you can make 20 Minute Pasta With Shrimp. This simple, 2-pot recipe is high in protein, and low in saturated fat and sodium. The flavor comes from herbs and spices not from added salt. Red pepper flakes provides some ...

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Pasta Fagioli With Turkey Sausage Sauce

20 Minute Fagioli e Pasta (Beans & Macaroni)


When I came across canned, organic, white beans, I realized I had not made Fagioli e Pasta in over a year. This simple recipe has less than 500 calories per serving while providing 10 grams of fiber and 28 grams of protein. I used homemade tomato sauce, but you can use ...

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Ginger Beef

Ginger Beef


Americanized Chinese food has gotten a bad rap lately for being high in calories and sodium, and not the healthy food Americans make it out to be. So what’s new? Isn’t that the way it is with all Americanized ethnic foods? Americans expect large portions at low prices and restaurants are than ...

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