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Some recipes that struck my fancy. Often tho' I just like to head into the kitchen & create with what ever is on hand to inspire me. I'm a much better cook than a baker; hate to measure. My favorite seasonings are Cinnamon or dry Mustard. Also trilogy, fruit, nightshade family, or squashes.

(17 Recipes) Created by KOALA_BEAR

Recipes in this Collection

Grilled Vegetables with Pineapple
Very Good 4.4/5
(284 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Similar to Ollie & Margie's recipe - will try with the pineapple and skip the dill.

Submitted by HONEYLEA

Carbs: 17g | Fat: 7.2g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 136.5
Carrot Pumpkin Bars
Very Good 4.5/5
(404 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Made this using drained crushed pineapple in place of carrots, decreased the sugar, increased the spices esp cinnamon, and subbed whole wheat flour for half. Drizzled with pineapple juice and powedered sugar mix instead of topping. Mine was healthier and fewer calories; got to have a bigger piece!

Submitted by ANDREWMOM

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 2.8g | Calories: 131.6
Good 3.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: Fruity Meal bars

Submitted by MONIQUEL86

Carbs: 37.1g | Fat: 6.2g | Fiber: 5.9g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 224.9
Banana Cranberry Bars
Good 3.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Blend juice - half fresh squeezed orange with half craberry - with wet ingredients before adding dry stuff. Can also double recipe and freeze individual bars to take for work.

Submitted by VEGGIRL23NJ

Carbs: 28.5g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 129.7
Tofu Chocolate Cake
Very Good 4.3/5
(128 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Sounds like we should try it.

Submitted by MEHICKS

Carbs: 35.8g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 189.5
Zucchini Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(173 ratings)

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.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 127.6
Haitian Pumpkin Soup - Soup Joumou (pronounced joo-moo)
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

This savory soup is served in all Haitian households on New Years day in commemoration of Independence day. It was on January first, 1804, that Haiti became the world's first independent black republic by defeating the French.

Submitted by MADANPAS

Carbs: 27.3g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 5.3g | Protein: 12.7g | Calories: 181.8
Cocoa Meringue Shells
Very Good 4.1/5
(86 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Recheck the comments of other members before shopping on tips for purchasing powdered egg white only brands to use. Soem worked better than others, and Splenda only might not work - may need half sugar.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 12g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 2.3g | Calories: 54.5
Honey Mustard Roasted Chicken
Very Good 4.3/5
(476 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Cook veggies for 15 minutes longer when chicken is in its own dish then return bird to the main pan to finish. Use freshherbs, add garlic & onions + other veggies. May want to double sauce.

Carbs: 39.4g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 5.8g | Protein: 30.5g | Calories: 356.7
Tomato Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(150 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Need to try sometime this fall or winter.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 14.3g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 98.9
Black Bean Hummus
Very Good 4.2/5
(325 ratings)

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.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 32.9
Pumpkin & Lentil Curry
Very Good 4.3/5
(7 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Buy red curry paste; possibly garnish with fresh mint.

Submitted by GUEST_CHEF

Carbs: 36.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 13.2g | Protein: 13.4g | Calories: 232.5
Chicken Satay with Vegetables
Very Good 4.2/5
(159 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Can use curry paste

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 13.3g | Fat: 11.1g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 22.5g | Calories: 237.7
FANNETASTIC FOOD'S Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls
Very Good 4.4/5
(330 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Cinnamon Raisin Almond Balls - 3 ingredients, a little water plus the food processor (which Tigger can clean.) Maybe try adding a tsp of olive oil to reduce some of the stickiness; I would put it in the processor first & run it so it is easier to clean afterwards.


Carbs: 26.7g | Fat: 12.1g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 220.3
Spicy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Very Good 4.5/5
(328 ratings)

A healthy alternative to an American favorite.

Carbs: 16.4g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 116.9
Quinoa-Black Bean Casserole
Very Good 4.2/5
(435 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Be sure to try this soon! Read up on variatioons to spice up. I think we will use twodifferent types of beans - pinto & black from CANS. Not sure about the sweet potatoes - would thawed hash browns work as well? Low fat cheese. Find some dairy free sour cream too lots of spicy salsa.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 3.2g | Fiber: 9.1g | Protein: 13.8g | Calories: 204.5
Good 3.0/5
(17 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Substitute diet Vernor's ginger ale for lt beer.


Carbs: 20.7g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 18.3g | Calories: 175.5
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