Main Dishes

4 Freestyle Points 224 Calories Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets are so fast and easy, perfect to make all summer long! Shrimp Scampi Foil Packets These shrimp scampi packets are SO good, you’ll want to serve them with crisp bread to soak up all the delicious garlicky juices! When you want easy grilling, foil packet meals
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6 Freestyle Points 284 Calories This Mediterranean inspired salad is made with Grilled Chicken Shawarma kebabs served over salad with Feta and Tzatziki. Chicken Shawarma Salad This grilled chicken shawarma recipe, made with chicken breast is on constant rotation in my house. I usually serve it with pita and salad. After sharing these Greek Chicken
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5 Freestyle Points 256 Calories This easy skillet dinner combines ground turkey taco meat with cauliflower rice topped with lettuce, avocado and salsa for an easy, low-carb weeknight meal! I love brown rice, but when I want a low-carb meal, cauliflower rice is my jam! You may have tried my Cauliflower Fried Rice, Cauliflower Rice
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9 Freestyle Points 400 Calories Smoky yogurt-marinated grilled chicken served over quinoa and Mediterranean-inspired tomatoes, cucumbers, and olives with tzatziki and Feta. We crave Greek and Mediterranean food, and eat it at least once a week! Some recipes in my rotation are this Chicken Kebab Salad, Grilled Chicken Shawarma, Greek Turkey Meatballs, just to name
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4 Freestyle Points 324 Calories Baked Honey-Teriyaki Salmon and Asparagus with Cauliflower Rice, this 15-minute dinner is not just tasty, it’s also good for you! Salmon is my go-to fish, are fantastic sources of DHA, the omega-3 fatty acid that is essential for brain development. I rotate through all my salmon recipes, some of my
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6 Freestyle Points 334 Calories Moroccan Kefta Meatballs made with tomatoes and olives are simmered together in the slow cooker or Instant Pot in this easy and exotic Moroccan dinner. Whole30, gluten-free and Paleo. Moroccan Meatballs Traditionally called Kefta, this Moroccan meatball meal is usually cooked in a tagine (an earthenware pot with a cone-shaped
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5 Freestyle Points 252 Calories This lighter General Tso’s Chicken is made with chunks of white meat chicken breast, lightly wok sautéed with an easy, healthier stir-fry sauce, and more than half the calories than if you ordered take-out! General Tso’s Chicken General Tso’s chicken is a sweet, deep-fried chicken dish that is served in North American Chinese restaurants. This
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4 Freestyle Points 195 Calories Baked chicken breasts filled and rolled with spinach and ricotta topped with Pomodoro sauce and melted mozzarella. Family friendly and so good! Chicken Rollatini with Spinach Parmesan Since making chicken rollatini stuffed with prosciutto and cheese a few weeks back my husband has been craving chicken rollatini the way he
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2 Freestyle Points 184 Calories These quick seared Blackened Sea Scallops are coated in a homemade blend of blackened seasoning, then cooked in a cast iron skillet served with a creamy horseradish sauce. Blackened Scallops with Horseradish Sauce On nights I don’t want to cook, we like to take a walk to a local restaurant
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2 Freestyle Points 276 Calories Leave the same old Corned Beef behind for this Corned Turkey and Cabbage Dinner made with all the same pickling spices and roasted vegetables. There are some amazing corned beef recipes here on the blog including Crock Pot Corned Beef and Cabbage and Corned Beef and Cabbage Soup which use the classic beef brisket in
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4 Freestyle Points 244 Calories This New Orleans-inspired slow-cooker dish with chicken and Andouille sausage simmered in a rich tomato broth, is perfect to make for Fat Tuesday!  Slow Cooker Chicken and Sausage Creole I’m excited to share another guest post from my friend Heather K. Jones. She’s a dietitian and the nutrition expert for The Skinnytaste
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7 Freestyle Points 318 Calories This hearty Italian soup is loaded with mini turkey meatball, zucchini, vegetables and ditalini pasta. I love to add a Parmesan cheese rind to my soup, my secret for extra flavor but it’s totally optional! Turkey Meatball and Pasta Soup My kids love Italian meatball and pasta soup, especially my
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4 Smart Points 165 Calories This easy, cheesy baked spaghetti squash is a healthier take on mac and cheese! It’s cheesy, loaded with vegetables and feels like comfort food, without the calories and carbs. I was craving something cheesy, without all the carbs from macaroni and came up with this dish back in 2003. I
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4 Smart Points 283 Calories I swapped traditional pasta for roasted spaghetti squash to enjoy this cozy and delicious Beef and Mushroom Ragu served with a dallop of ricotta and grated Pecorino Romano – you won’t miss the pasta! This dish is totally satisfying, without being too heavy. I made this for my family and
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6 Smart Points 253 Calories These EASY Spinach Lasagna Roll ups are totally delicious, perfect for entertaining or serving for weeknight meals. Individual vegetarian lasagnas filled with spinach and cheese are family-friendly, satisfying and perfect for portion control. It’s also a great way to get your kids to eat spinach and no one will miss
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7 Smart Points 277 Calories The secret to the best, irresistible manicotti is to make them from scratch with my easy homemade crespelles, which are basically Italian crepes. These spinach and cheese manicotti are filled with three cheeses – ricotta, mozzarella and parmesan, then topped with homemade sauce. So damn delicious! It’s been quite a
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8 Smart Points 294 Calories Mexican Pinto Beans made from scratch in the pressure cooker topped with tomatoes, cilantro, avocado and my favorite part, the cheese! Serve as soup or a side. Sponsored by Capital One Growing up in a half Latin home with a Colombian mom, homemade beans made from scratch were a staple.
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9 Smart Points 313 Calories This fast and fresh vegetarian Shepherd’s Pie made with Portobello mushroom, carrots, peas, corn, and onions, all topped with leftover Skinny Garlic Mashed Potatoes, is the perfect after-Holiday fix. I’m excited to share this guest post from my friend Heather K. Jones. She’s a dietitian and the nutrition expert for
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4 Smart Points 126 Calories This is the best Bolognese sauce recipe, a staple in my home. It’s so easy to make, I always make a big batch for dinner and freeze the rest to use throughout the month – a huge time saver! Making it in the pressure cooker makes this Sunday sauce a
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10 Smart Points 362 Calories These savory stuffed sweet potatoes are topped with Italian flavors such as marinara sauce and cheese. A quick and easy healthy vegetarian dish. Roasted sweet potatoes are so versatile and can be topped with so many toppings to make it a meal. If you don’t want the slow method of
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6 Smart Points 312 Calories I love this quick and easy beef chili made with black beans, tomatoes, homemade chili spices and beer. This chili pleases all the palates in my house – not too spicy (although you can kick it up if you wish), loaded with flavor, and ready in less than 30 minutes.
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5 Smart Points 213 Calories Tender shredded pork, marinated in garlic, cumin, grapefruit and lime and cooked in the pressure cooker is perfect to serve over a bed of rice, cauliflower rice or with tortillas and salsa and avocados for taco night. I got my hands on Melissa Clark’s new book Dinner in an Instant
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10 Smart Points 358 Calories It’s October, so Pumpkin Mac and Cheese with Roasted Cauliflower and Brussels Sprouts is a must for the Fall! Using pumpkin puree makes a creamy light cheese sauce, without having to add too much cheese or butter. You can make your own pumpkin puree or use organic canned pumpkin to
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6 Smart Points 180 Calories These Pork Chops with Dijon Herb Sauce are delicious!! One of the best ways to prepare pork chops in my opinion. So juicy and full of flavor! I have been making this recipe for years from an old Food and Wine cookbook. My husband is not the biggest fan of
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3 Smart Points 133 Calories Chicken Cacciatore made in an Instant! The easy Italian sauce is hearty and chunky, loaded with chicken, tomatoes, peppers and onions ( sometimes I add mushrooms too!) Great over pasta, roasted spaghetti squash, rice or polenta. I also have a slow cooker chicken cacciatore and stove top version. Growing up,
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