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Delicious Dana's Diner

Delicious Dana's Diner

I dislike many 'lowfat' / 'nonfat' products that are premade, and artificial sweetners - I think they are probably pretty I am putting together recipes that avoid most of these. Also I'm an American in the UK so I'll be finding solutions to ingredient issues.

(41 Recipes) Created by DESERTFLAME

Recipes in this Collection

Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: To try for breakfast and snacks. Add a little cinnamin/nutmeg butter or spread for extra flavor!

Submitted by RR1_RR1

Carbs: 42.1g | Fat: 8.8g | Fiber: 4.7g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 246.6
Chicken Stock
Very Good 4.5/5
(55 ratings)

After you've roasted a chicken or turkey don't throw away the bones. They can be used to make homemade, low-sodium stocks, which can add flavor to your healthy, home-cooked meals.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 2.9g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 28.3
Incredible! 5.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Buckwheat flour at Fenwicks in the UK
These were delicious!!!

Submitted by THATJULIET

Carbs: 92g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 10.5g | Protein: 15.2g | Calories: 434.4
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: I am including this because it seems like it'd be easy to halve the recipe, even though the separating the eggs, and whisking the whites seems like too much work...we'll see!

Submitted by KTDAYS

Carbs: 12.4g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 3.3g | Calories: 92.2
Very Good 4.0/5
(2 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Love the option of using frozen blueberries - they are also great with strawberries!


Carbs: 11.9g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 91.4
(no ratings)

Cookbook creator says: lower fat ricotta is not bad in this, but being in U.K. it is hard to find. I will experiement with using blended/mashed cottage cheese and see how it report later.

Submitted by ISIS375

Carbs: 36g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 15.2g | Calories: 283.6
Slow Cooked Apple Sauce
Good 3.9/5
(16 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Can't get applesauce in the U.K. this looks pretty easy to freeze batches of for cooking/snacks. Try without vanilla [expensive!] and many comments on this recipe said they leave it out.


Carbs: 5.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 20.4
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)


Carbs: 28.3g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 119.6
Cream of Mushroom Soup - Lite
Very Good 4.5/5
(13 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Yippeee - a recipe for a single person!

Submitted by MINORCANLDY

Carbs: 19.2g | Fat: 6.8g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 14.9g | Calories: 189.2
Potato and Leek Soup
Good 3.8/5
(23 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Love the suggestion to use unpeeled red potatoes to make it easier.

Submitted by IRUN4ME

Carbs: 52.7g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 6.3g | Protein: 5.7g | Calories: 263.5
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: Looked easier than the recipe marked 'incredible'. Freezable for up to 3 months according to another comment.

Submitted by VEGANNEWBIE

Carbs: 7.9g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 1.2g | Calories: 34.6
Carrot-Ginger Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

This soup is so simple, with the main ingredient being only carrots, and no potatoes or cream to thicken it. I'm sure there are many directions in which the flavors could travel, but I prefer to make it with a predominantly Indian taste. Feel free to adjust the spicy-level as necessary. I like it with a moderate to intense heat, but you can add more or less cayenne and crushed red pepper to suit your own taste. The final product should be smooth and evenly blended, so you will need some kind of food processing device to get it right.

Submitted by EHD630

Carbs: 19.1g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 120.1
Mole Sauce
Very Good 4.0/5
(77 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Chef Meg says it lasts a week in the fridge, and a few months frozen - ice cubes good idea. In U.K. will need to order dried ancho chilis online, or get a family friend to send.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 2.1g | Calories: 42.3
Pico de Gallo - Authentic Mexican Salsa
Very Good 4.6/5
(445 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: So many variations!!!

Submitted by METALFINGER2U

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 0.3g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 22.5
Very Good 4.1/5
(7 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: To make at the same time as other buttermilk recipes...

Submitted by MRSCOOKS1

Carbs: 23.7g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 1.8g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 135.8
Slow Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup
Very Good 4.6/5
(77 ratings)

This is an adaptation of my favorite chicken tortilla soup recipe. If you have the calories to spare, make some tortilla chips in the oven to eat with the soup and top with a bit of sour cream, cheese, avocado and anything else you like! It is very flavorful on it's own, though. Be sure to use high-quality enchilada sauce, as some brands can be greasy. I like to add other veggies in sometimes, such as carrots and squash.

Submitted by OUKATIE

Carbs: 11.7g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 8.4g | Calories: 89.2
Very Good 4.5/5
(4 ratings)

This is a light and tasty salad best used as an accompaniment. Great for BBQ's.

Submitted by TREEHUGGER73

Carbs: 6.5g | Fat: 2.1g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 44.6
Very Good 4.5/5
(57 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Uses stock - suggestions include using turkey bacon instead of ham.
For UK...From a SP friend: Sainsburys carry a type of 'turkey bacon,' called 'Mattessons Unsmoked Turkey Rashers.' Asda has both the Matteson's Unsmoked AND Smoked styles.

Submitted by DISNEYFIT

Carbs: 12.2g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 112
Slow Cooker Split Pea and Ham Soup
Very Good 4.4/5
(69 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: In case I don't want to use stock - this takes only water. Will have to find spices (try bay, pepper..?) as unlikely to find spice brand named in recipe.

Submitted by BUSYCHARLES

Carbs: 14.5g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 5.1g | Protein: 11.1g | Calories: 118.6
Citrus Cheesecake
Very Good 4.3/5
(197 ratings)

A zesty way to prepare a traditional cheesecake.

Carbs: 26.3g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 0.7g | Protein: 8.6g | Calories: 177
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