MyFitnessPal’s 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017

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MyFitnessPal’s 10 Most Popular Recipes of 2017

All year, MyFitnessPal users have worked toward their weight-loss goals by regularly logging their healthy meal choices. Our most popular recipes of 2017 range from protein-packed pancakes for breakfast to avocado Greek yogurt chicken salad for lunch and hummus-crusted chicken for dinner. Not only are they healthy and satisfying, they all have less than 375 calories.

1. LOW-CARB EGGS FLORENTINE WITH ROASTED TOMATOES

Save money and skip the wait by staying home for brunch. Poached eggs and a homemade Hollandaise sauce are topped with sliced, roasted tomatoes instead of English muffins for a high-protein, low-carb meal.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 354; Total Fat: 22g; Saturated Fat: 10g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 586mg; Sodium: 274mg; Carbohydrate: 17g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 25g

2. PROTEIN-PACKED PANCAKES

If you’re looking for a high-protein breakfast, but are tired of eggs, these pancakes are for you. Top with your favorite berries for an extra nutritional boost.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 297; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 196mg; Sodium: 676mg; Carbohydrate: 35g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 9g; Protein: 20g

3. BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER BITES

A lightened-up alternative to the traditional Buffalo wing appetizer, these cauliflower bites are tossed in spicy Buffalo sauce and served with a creamy buttermilk-herb dip. A healthier riff on the traditional game-watching favorite, this version has just 129 calories per serving.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 129; Total Fat: 1g; Saturated Fat: 0g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 195mg; Carbohydrate: 24g; Dietary Fiber: 4g; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 7g

4. OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP BREAKFAST COOKIES

Chewy chocolate chip breakfast cookies come together with just three simple ingredients: ripe bananas, oats and dark chocolate chips. Make a batch in the evening for an easy on-the-go breakfast the next morning.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 96; Total Fat: 2g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 5mg; Total Carbohydrates: 18g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugars: 9g; Protein: 2g

5. BAKED HUMMUS-CRUSTED CHICKEN

Hummus serves as the crust in this protein-rich chicken dish. Serve over roasted zucchini or your preferred vegetable for an easy, gluten-free dinner — and take the leftovers for lunch the next day.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 358; Total Fat: 11g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 90mg; Sodium: 785mg; Carbohydrate: 22g; Dietary Fiber: 5g; Sugar: 4g; Protein: 39g

6. AVOCADO GREEK YOGURT CHICKEN SALAD

This twist on the classic chicken salad features bacon, avocados and grilled chicken tossed in a tangy lemon dressing with Greek yogurt replacing traditional mayo to reduce fat content.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 250; Total Fat: 8g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Monounsaturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 100mg; Sodium: 209mg; Carbohydrate: 13g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 10g; Protein: 28g

7. BLUEBERRY CHEESECAKE OATMEAL

This creamy baked oatmeal is dotted with high-antioxidant blueberries and tastes like dessert. Its 12 grams of protein mean it will keep you full until lunch. It stores well in the fridge for a few days, so you can have breakfast ready for the whole week.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 288; Total Fat: 5g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 63mg; Sodium: 388mg; Carbohydrate: 48g; Dietary Fiber: 7g; Sugar: 16g; Protein: 12g

8. SWEET POTATO BROWNIES

With no added sugar, these gluten-free brownies tackle a chocolate craving in a whole new, minimally sweet way. Use the nut butter of your choice, and know you can also sweeten them with dates.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 83; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Monounsaturated Fat: 6g; Cholesterol: 23mg; Sodium: 72mg; Carbohydrate: 5g; Dietary Fiber: 2g; Sugar: 2g; Protein: 4g

9. MEDITERRANEAN CHICKEN MEATBALLS

Lean Mediterranean chicken meatballs can be served for lunch, dinner or a snack. These meatballs are perfectly juicy and only take 12–15 minutes to bake.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 261; Total Fat: 14g; Saturated Fat: 3g; Monounsaturated Fat: 3g; Cholesterol: 132mg; Sodium: 132mg; Carbohydrate: 10g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 24g

10. BLACK BEAN SPINACH QUESADILLA

These vegetarian quesadillas make a delicious, quick meatless Monday meal. Packed with black beans, fresh baby spinach and mushrooms, this easy recipe also doesn’t skip any of the good stuff, like cheese and jalapeños.

Nutrition (per serving): Calories: 370; Total Fat: 12g; Saturated Fat: 5g; Monounsaturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 20mg; Sodium: 526mg; Carbohydrate: 44g; Dietary Fiber: 8g; Sugar: 1g; Protein: 20g

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