Turtle's Tried and True Tasty Treats

Turtle's Tried and True Tasty Treats
(Recipe Collection)

22 Recipes Created by TURTLE_MOM

Some of these are my recipes, most are found by other great Sparkers! I look for satisfying and tasty foods while eating lower-fat, whole grains, and plenty of fruits and vegetables.

Recipes in this Collection

Crockpot Oatmeal
Good 3.7/5
(9 ratings)
Crockpot Oatmeal

cooked overnight and ready in the morning!Submitted by ~~KATE~~

Carbs: 34.3g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 155.4
Light Pesto Aioli
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Light Pesto Aioli

This is a great, lower fat way to get the flavor of pesto!Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 0.9g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 31.3
The Best Strawberry Spinach Salad
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
The Best Strawberry Spinach Salad

Cookbook creator says: Very similar to another recipe I use.I use Balsamic instead of cider vinegar. Walnuts instead of almonds. Add reduced fat Feta and it's great!Submitted by *TRISHA*MARIE*

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 17.8g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 242.8
Mexican Casserole
Good 3.8/5
(29 ratings)
Mexican Casserole

Cookbook creator says: I used small red beans, made from scratch - not canned, because that is what I had. I'll try black beans next time and update. I am also going to try it in the slow cooker and see how it is.Submitted by LYNSIELOU

Carbs: 36.1g | Fat: 9.2g | Fiber: 6.4g | Protein: 15.7g | Calories: 288.5
Slow Cooker Taco Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(40 ratings)
Slow Cooker Taco Soup

A Mexican Flavorful ChiliSubmitted by JAZZYD3

Carbs: 29.3g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 206.2
Turkey Taco Soup
(no ratings)
Turkey Taco Soup

Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 10.6g | Fat: 3.5g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 11.9g | Calories: 119.2
Chicken Pesto Salad
(no ratings)
Chicken Pesto Salad

Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 1.3g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 11.9g | Calories: 106
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms on the Grill
Very Good 4.4/5
(236 ratings)
Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms on the Grill

These cheesy stuffed mushrooms are a light vegetarian meal or a hearty side dish.

Carbs: 10.1g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 93.7
Stuffed Mushrooms
Very Good 4.5/5
(35 ratings)
Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach and cheese stuffed mushroomsSubmitted by WHEELOFFIRE

Carbs: 5.6g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 5.9g | Calories: 78.6
Spinach Frittata (real simple recipe)
Very Good 4.0/5
(6 ratings)
Spinach Frittata (real simple recipe)

Never knew Spinach tasted so good!Submitted by SAYLASPUNK

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 77.7
Greek Style Whole Wheat Pizza
(no ratings)
Greek Style Whole Wheat Pizza

Fresh Spinach, Mushrooms and Feta Cheese make this tasty and fillingSubmitted by MZLYNDAC

Carbs: 18.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 16.3g | Calories: 189.2
Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip)
Very Good 4.4/5
(84 ratings)
Tzatziki (Yogurt Dip)

Tzatziki is a Greek and Turkish appetizer, also used as a sauce or dip. This recipe is perfect with Mediterranean dishes or anything else on a hot summer's day. Submitted by LOULOUB

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 20
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars
Very Good 4.2/5
(239 ratings)
Coach Nicole's Chewy Oat & Nut Granola Bars

This homemade alternative to store-bought granola bars, is a good source of protein, fiber and healthy fats. Tasty and so simple to make! A quarter cup of raisins (not included here) also make a yummy addition!Submitted by COACH_NICOLE

Carbs: 39.6g | Fat: 5.4g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 220.4
Homemade pizza dough
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Homemade pizza dough

Cookbook creator says: I plan on trying this one this week - with wheat flour instead!Submitted by SHAEMOMMY3

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 99.9
Breakfast Rice
(no ratings)
Breakfast Rice

This is a recipe that my brother in law brought back from the Phillipines. We've adapted it for our family, but it's a great weekend brunch. Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 17.8g | Calories: 238.7
Greek Chicken Salad
(no ratings)
Greek Chicken Salad

Cookbook creator says: This is great in a pita, mixed in with lettuce, or even eaten just as is!

Next time I'm going to try Tofu instead of chicken, but you can also leave the chicken out.Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 12.4g | Fat: 5.8g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 20.8g | Calories: 177.7
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce with Sauteed Asparagus and Portabella Mushrooms
Good 3.0/5
(4 ratings)
Roasted Red Pepper Sauce with Sauteed Asparagus and Portabella Mushrooms

This sauce is terrific when served on top of polenta.Submitted by SKWITKOW

Carbs: 12.7g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 59.9
Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Pasta
(no ratings)
Roasted Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Pasta

Cookbook creator says: I'm going to use this recipe for the sauce! I'll comment after I have made it. Sounds great though.Submitted by RSINDERS

Carbs: 52.3g | Fat: 9.5g | Fiber: 9.7g | Protein: 15.6g | Calories: 337.8
Citrus and Black Bean Salad
Very Good 4.2/5
(75 ratings)
Citrus and Black Bean Salad

Orange and grapefruit add flavor and vitamin-C to this fiber rich bean salad.

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 10.5g | Protein: 9.1g | Calories: 197.9
Thai Noodle Stir Fry
(no ratings)
Thai Noodle Stir Fry

Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

Carbs: 45.3g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 3.7g | Protein: 16.9g | Calories: 272.7
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