RetiredSue's cookbook
(Recipe Collection)

24 Recipes Created by RETIREDSUE

Recipes in this Collection

Thai Chicken Coconut Soup
Very Good 4.2/5
(139 ratings)
Thai Chicken Coconut Soup

This sweet and spicy soup is a staple of Thai takeout. Chef Meg recreated it for a fraction of the cost and sodium!Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 3.6g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 22.7g | Calories: 141.5
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
Very Good 4.4/5
(115 ratings)
Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)

Toss the canned cranberry jelly and use this homemade version instead. It's ready in no time, and it's full of healthy fruit!
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.2g | Calories: 42.3
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread
Good 3.9/5
(37 ratings)
Cinnamon Chocolate Shortbread

This almond shortbread recipe replaces my mom's buttery shortbread. My new and improved version has less than half the calories and fat.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.5g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 94.9
Turnip Casserole
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)
Turnip Casserole

Submitted by SUZIKEW94

Carbs: 9.4g | Fat: 5.1g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 3.1g | Calories: 95.2
Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries
Very Good 4.3/5
(346 ratings)
Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries

A great tasting and healthy alternative to fries. Submitted by LIZZS2NDCHANCE

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1.1g | Calories: 80.7
Baked Pork Chops and Rice
Very Good 4.1/5
(36 ratings)
Baked Pork Chops and Rice

I had white rice on hand, but brown rice would be more heart-healthy.Submitted by AMANDAPACE

Carbs: 10.9g | Fat: 15.8g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 24.2g | Calories: 290.5
Cinnamon Apple Muffins
Very Good 4.2/5
(53 ratings)
Cinnamon Apple Muffins

A low calorie, low fat yummy muffin with chunks of apple. These are really sweet so you may want to decrease the amount of Splenda.Submitted by JESSICCA723

Carbs: 19.3g | Fat: 0.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 85.7
Oat bran with flax seeds and dried apricots
(no ratings)
Oat bran with flax seeds and dried apricots

A quick hearty breakfast that will "stick with you. From a Canadian Living "Boot camp" recipe Submitted by RETIREDSUE

Carbs: 69.2g | Fat: 6.9g | Fiber: 15.6g | Protein: 8.8g | Calories: 257.3
Garlic Pita Chips
Very Good 4.5/5
(235 ratings)
Garlic Pita Chips

Take pita bread to a crunchy new level.

Carbs: 17.8g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 126
Cheesy Stuffed Potatoes
Very Good 4.3/5
(19 ratings)
Cheesy Stuffed Potatoes

Very rich and low-cal; a perfect side dish for any occasion.Submitted by EMMJAE

Carbs: 38.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.9g | Protein: 6.7g | Calories: 194.8
Coconut Meringue Cookies
Very Good 4.5/5
(261 ratings)
Coconut Meringue Cookies

These are light, fluffy, and only about 50 calories each!Submitted by SKYSHOOTER44

Carbs: 8.4g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 50.6
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins
Very Good 4.3/5
(2593 ratings)
Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins

A yummy way to start the day with very little fat and lots of flavor!Submitted by JOJOMKE

Carbs: 23.6g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 93.2
Herbed Eggs
Very Good 4.2/5
(44 ratings)
Herbed Eggs

Submitted by CANDICEELAM

Carbs: 5.9g | Fat: 9.7g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 18g | Calories: 178.9
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(127 ratings)
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Cranberry and Wild Rice Salad
Good 3.9/5
(24 ratings)
Cranberry and Wild Rice Salad

Served chilled, you've never had wild rice like this.

Carbs: 21.7g | Fat: 8.2g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 2.2g | Calories: 160.9
Spinach-Berry Salad
Very Good 4.6/5
(408 ratings)
Spinach-Berry Salad

Fresh and juicy during spring and summer months, strawberries are delicious when combined with tender spinach, creamy goat cheese and crunchy toasted almonds.
Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 6.4g | Fat: 16.6g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 181.2
 Tuna and White Bean Salad
Good 3.9/5
(258 ratings)
Tuna and White Bean Salad

A refreshing alternative to tuna salad. Pair with tomatoes and cucumber for a light lunch.Submitted by JLPNURSE

Carbs: 20.4g | Fat: 4.1g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 27.6g | Calories: 219.1
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1044 ratings)
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche

Technically this is a crustless quiche, but the addition of flour makes for a delicious crusty bottom and sides.Submitted by JENNLOVE

Carbs: 13.7g | Fat: 4.6g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 10.3g | Calories: 134.1
Sweet Potato Salad
Good 3.9/5
(35 ratings)
Sweet Potato Salad

A sweet, light salad.Submitted by PROWESS64

Carbs: 37.4g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 5.4g | Protein: 7.5g | Calories: 177.5
Strawberry Spinach Salad
Very Good 4.9/5
(17 ratings)
Strawberry Spinach Salad

Crisp spinach, crunchy almonds and juicy strawberries are a perfect combination in this healthy salad. Top it with grilled chicken for extra protein.Submitted by MDSHEPARD

Carbs: 10.8g | Fat: 2.8g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 68.4
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