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Turtle's Tried and True Tasty Treats

Turtle's Tried and True Tasty Treats

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.

(22 Recipes) Created by TURTLE_MOM

Recipes in this Collection

Good 3.7/5
(9 ratings)

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
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

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
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

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
Good 3.8/5
(29 ratings)

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
Very Good 4.4/5
(40 ratings)

A Mexican Flavorful Chili

Submitted by JAZZYD3

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

Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

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

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)

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
Very Good 4.5/5
(35 ratings)

Spinach and cheese stuffed mushrooms

Submitted by WHEELOFFIRE

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

Never knew Spinach tasted so good!

Submitted by SAYLASPUNK

Carbs: 2.5g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 77.7
(no ratings)

Fresh Spinach, Mushrooms and Feta Cheese make this tasty and filling

Submitted 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 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
(237 ratings)

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
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

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)

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
(no ratings)

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
Good 3.0/5
(4 ratings)

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
(no ratings)

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
Very Good 4.2/5
(75 ratings)

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
(no ratings)

Submitted by TURTLE_MOM

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