Darlene Recipes
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Chicken Escondido
Very Good 4.3/5
(362 ratings)
Chicken Escondido

This is a quick and easy chicken dish that looks and tastes like you went to a lot of work.Submitted by CARPROTH

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 10.7g | Fiber: 10.2g | Protein: 35.7g | Calories: 365.5
Fresh Guacamole Dip
Very Good 4.4/5
(98 ratings)
Fresh Guacamole Dip

With just seven ingredients and a few minutes of your time, you'll have a tasty dip for any occasion.Submitted by PRTYBRD

Carbs: 3.8g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 54.1
Slow Cooker Healthy Potato Soup
Good 3.9/5
(129 ratings)
Slow Cooker Healthy Potato Soup

Cookbook creator says: Can add garlic, pepper, parsley, cumin, brocolli, Ms dash
Thicken add potatoe flakes or blend some of the veggiesSubmitted by JHENGESH

Carbs: 29.3g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 4.5g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 136.6
Pumpkin hummus
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)
Pumpkin hummus

I'm not a big pumpkin fan but this works well and is a great after school protein snack with pita bread, rice crackers (especially salsa flavoured ones) or wholemeal crackers. Submitted by NOMEDEPLUME

Carbs: 12.4g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 67.7
Iced Carmel Coffee Pick Me Upper
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)
Iced Carmel Coffee Pick Me Upper

Do you have trouble avoiding McDonald's Frappe's? We did! LOL!! So we worked up a more healthy, protein replacement drink...we whiz it up before heading out the door and take it along in the thermos!
Weight Watchers Points Plus: 4Submitted by LIVINGSIMPLY

Carbs: 15.3g | Fat: 2.2g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 15.9g | Calories: 143.5
Authentic Mexican Guacamole
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Authentic Mexican Guacamole

I was given this recipe by my teacher while I studied Spanish in Mexico. It may seem simple, but pretty much everyone who tries it loves it.Submitted by LGK1000

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 4.5g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 51.4
Green Tea Smoothie - low fat
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)
Green Tea Smoothie - low fat

I love to use this recipe for an afternoon or evening snack...seems to satisfy me enough that I don't eat any junk food!Submitted by ORANGECOWCAT

Carbs: 55.5g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 4.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 210.5
Laura's Hummus
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)
Laura's Hummus

This recipe came from my 7th grade cooking class, but I've customized it a little bit, and it's really good.Submitted by ANIMALLVR5

Carbs: 19.2g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 139.4
Whole Wheat cinnamon and raisin banana bread
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Whole Wheat cinnamon and raisin banana bread

Submitted by LEAP2LIVE

Carbs: 35.9g | Fat: 1.2g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 4.2g | Calories: 155.4
Black Bean, corn and avacado
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)
Black Bean, corn and avacado

This is a great dish to have with tortilla chips (a touch of lime) chipsSubmitted by JOYCE7CAMPBELL

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 7g | Fiber: 8.8g | Protein: 7.3g | Calories: 190.8
Fresh Salsa
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)
Fresh Salsa

Terrific easy fresh salsa for 1 recipe. Easily increase amounts for more people or a party.Submitted by KITTIEWITCH

Carbs: 13.4g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 1.9g | Calories: 55.6
Breakfast quesadilla
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)
Breakfast quesadilla

Fast breakfast that is cheaper than drive thru and much better for you too!Submitted by ALEXANDRAE

Carbs: 20.7g | Fat: 11g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 10.5g | Calories: 221.5
Cumin Okra
Very Good 4.2/5
(25 ratings)
Cumin Okra

Pan roasting turns okra into a tasty finger food--no slime or breading here!Submitted by SHOELACE187

Carbs: 4.7g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 1.8g | Calories: 24
Southern Style Okra
Very Good 4.4/5
(9 ratings)
Southern Style Okra

Cookbook creator says: can use fresh okra and fresh tomatoesSubmitted by SHA38670

Carbs: 25.3g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 3.5g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 137.8
Tomato and Avocado Salsa
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)
Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Delicious mixture of veggies to be used as a topping or eaten as a dipSubmitted by SGARZARELLI

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 13.8g | Fiber: 8g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 180
Apple Smoothie
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Apple Smoothie

Variation on an old favorite.
I've sometimes added 1 tbsp of all bran buds for a little extra fibre. Submitted by BDENOON

Carbs: 32.7g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 149.9
Pupusas de Frijoles Refritos
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Pupusas de Frijoles Refritos

The filling can be almost anything. Traditionally:

Pupusas de Queso: With a cheese filling. Use grated quesillo, queso fresco, farmer's cheese, mozzarella, Swiss cheese or a combination. Add some minced green chile if you like.

Pupusas de Chicharrones: With a filling of fried chopped pork and a little tomato sauce. A reasonable facsimile can be made by pulsing 1 cup of cooked bacon with a little bit of tomato sauce in a food processor.

Pupusas de Frijoles Refritos: With a refried bean filling.

Pupusas Revueltas: Use a mixture of chicharrones, cheese and refried beans.

Pupusas de Queso y Loroco: With a cheese and tropical vine flower filling. Loroco can be found in jars at many Latin markets.

Pupusas de Arroz: A variety of pupusa that uses rice flour instead of corn masa.

Cooked potatoes or finely minced, sautéed jalapeño peppers are also tasty fillings.

I used the filling Gringo Re-Fried Beans as that is what I had on hand, it is in SP.

Try a mixture of different fillings.

The recipe uses masa harina, a special dried cornmeal flour used in making tortillas, tamales, etc. If you are able to get fresh masa, definitely use it instead. The flavor will be much fresher. Just substitute the masa harina and water with fresh masa. One pound will make about 4-6 pupusas depending on size.Submitted by MADEMCHE

Carbs: 53.5g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 8g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 263.7
Stuffed French Toast
Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)
Stuffed French Toast

Submitted by KERRYFINE

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 9.1g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 12.5g | Calories: 218.1
Mushroom Veggie Burger
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)
Mushroom Veggie Burger

I found this recipe on about.com by Jolinda Hackett. I made these and they were absolutely delicious! The burger patty cooks formed, but just a note that when cooked, they will be a soft patty and not hard like a burger. Also, I used Goya Canned Pinto Beans, and I rinsed them several times with water in a mesh strainer to remove most of the sodium. I also used about 3/4 tbsp of butter to sautee the garlic, onions, scallions, and mushrooms, so the nutrition information has been adjusted to reflect the butter. (The original recipe sautees in vegetable oil)

*(I'm not a vegetarian, but I know that if you do use the vegetable oil for sauteeing, then it adheres to vegan dietary restrictions. Not too sure how the butter affects those standards, but just another little side note)*


Enjoy!Submitted by GBARTOLO

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 7.8g | Fiber: 6.8g | Protein: 6.6g | Calories: 176.2
grilled veggies -potato, carrots, zucchini, onion, garlic
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
grilled veggies -potato, carrots, zucchini, onion, garlic

Submitted by RHEINZEN

Carbs: 8.3g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 56.4
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