Chef Leann's Spark Food

Chef Leann's Spark Food
(Recipe Collection)

18 Recipes Created by ACADEMY252

A culinary and pastry student close to graduation who is on a journey to find great tasting healthy food to help her reach her goals. Here are the things I have found that I love that are great for me.

Recipes in this Collection

Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie
Incredible! 5.0/5
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Peanut Butter Chocolate Banana Smoothie

When I need something with a sweet decadent chocolate treat without the guilt this is my go-to recipe.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 40.8g | Fat: 20.1g | Fiber: 7.1g | Protein: 11.1g | Calories: 355
Blueberry Fruit Blast Smoothie
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Blueberry Fruit Blast Smoothie

I love smoothies for a quick pick-me-up in the afternoons or mid-mornings and my need for higher fiber makes these perfect supplements to boost my fiber intake. You cannot go wrong with a fruit smoothie! :)Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 57.6g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 6.8g | Protein: 8.2g | Calories: 277.1
Leann's Chicken and Dumplings
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Leann's Chicken and Dumplings

I make it ALL from scratch so I can control what goes in for my family. There are allergies and we have to cook that way these days. :)Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 24.8g | Fat: 8.6g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 9.2g | Calories: 216.3
Macaroni and Cheese
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Macaroni and Cheese

This is a family favorite without preservatives and artificial ingredients that I feel good feeding my family... It is baked in the oven.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 31.7g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 350
My Favorite Green Smoothie!
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My Favorite Green Smoothie!

This is my go-to quick breakfast or evening meal when I have eaten a late lunch or a huge amount already that day. It is a light snack to tide me over from lunch to dinner, too if I need that with my blood sugar sinking at mid-afternoon.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 70.5g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 255.4
The simplest Tilapia recipe EVER...
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The simplest Tilapia recipe EVER...

This is my basic way of baking tilapia... I also pan sear it but I love the baked version SO much. Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 21.2g | Calories: 149.2
Low Fat Berry Scones
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Low Fat Berry Scones

When I am craving a biscuit with my tea this is my favorite recipe. You can sub chocolate chips for a little sweet chocolate craving and still be low in fat and calories.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 27.7g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 145.4
Basic
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Basic "Fluff" Fruit Dip

I am putting the regular version in first and then I will add "makeover" version in my recipe box, too. This is very party friendly and kid friendly and healthier than the cream cheese version. Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 2.3g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 67.9
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"Fluff" the Healthier Version

This is the lower fat and lower sugar version of my regular "Fluff" recipeSubmitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 3.7g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 23.1
Blueberry Muffins
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Blueberry Muffins

I make a few adjustments but the original muffin recipes that I got this from is a book called 1 Mix 100 Muffins by Suzanna Tee. The rule is after three changes to a recipe it is now your own. I will note my changes here with the original recipe...Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 34g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 196.3
Leann's Favorite Breakfast Muesli
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Leann's Favorite Breakfast Muesli

This is a meal in itself and I might add a half a grapefruit on the side but it stands alone in nutrition and it is fillingSubmitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 91.3g | Fat: 14.7g | Fiber: 13.9g | Protein: 8.1g | Calories: 409.7
Leann's Favorite Healthy Oatmeal Cookies
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Leann's Favorite Healthy Oatmeal Cookies

I throw in everything but the kitchen sink and shortening. LOL They are a great source of fiber and low in sodium. They are a family favorite in our house. :)Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 28.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 139.2
Leann's Homemade Granola
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Leann's Homemade Granola

a little lower in fat because I leave out the coconut but great fiber source. To make it even lower you could probably use margarine or canola oil but the texture is different and may need longer to bake. Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 72.3g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 8.2g | Protein: 5.6g | Calories: 290.9
Leann's Shrimp Fried Rice
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Leann's Shrimp Fried Rice

quick and easy to clean out the fridge with this one.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 39.2g | Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 7.3g | Protein: 31.5g | Calories: 394.3
Leann's Simple Cranberry Vinaigrette
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Leann's Simple Cranberry Vinaigrette

Quick and delicious on any sweeter salad with fruit and nuts in it. Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 3g | Fat: 18.2g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 171.7
Leann's Tomato Soup
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Leann's Tomato Soup

This is another hit with my kiddos ranging in age from 5 years to 16 years of age. This one is all my concoction from playing and from using what we had in the refrigerator and it is yum! Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 10.7g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.6g | Calories: 91.4
Sweet and Sour Sauce
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Sweet and Sour Sauce

this is what I use on my fried rice and other Asian things that need a sauce because I am allergic to soy and cannot use soy sauce. It is sweet but very nice compliment to dishes.Submitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 21.8g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 0g | Calories: 83
Irish Guinness Stew
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Irish Guinness Stew

Traditional potato and carrot stew made with beef instead of lamb because we cannot find lamb here right now and given a rich flavor using Guinness StoutSubmitted by ACADEMY252

Carbs: 20.6g | Fat: 6.5g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 16.1g | Calories: 217.7
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