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Joanie's Healthy Recipes

(13 Recipes) Created by MOSTLYH2O

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We have rotisserie chickens often, and I strip all the meat we don't eat off the bones and put in a freezer bag and freeze. I do the same with the carcass, adding to the existing bag (once cool) . When I have three carcasses, I make homemade stock*, and by that time I usually have enough chicken meat too. (If I don't, I'll just quick cook up a breast or two to add to it.

*Note: the Spark nutrition info lists 4 cups of homemade stock as having over 400 calories (!) but when I make it, I skim off ALL of the fat, so I used the info for commercially-prepared stock. You can use chicken broth, but I would use all broth and little water or it will taste thin. Also, the chicken I used is, quite literally, a "mixed bag" (dark and white meat), but, since my hubby and I tend to devour the dark meat first
when we have the rotisserie chicken , I only counted 1/3 of the chicken meat as dark meat.

As for ingredients, of course you can use dried thyme (use less than fresh) and you could use regular onions, just try to find sweet ones; shallots' flavor is so delicate and sweet that I think it kind of makes the dish. That and the homemade chicken stock! :)

Submitted by MOSTLYH2O

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 19.8g | Calories: 244.3
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I've altered this a bit from a recipe I found online.

Submitted by MOSTLYH2O

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 12g | Calories: 155.5
Very Good 4.7/5
(46 ratings)

From the Amateur Gourmet.com

Submitted by MAINERK8

Carbs: 9.6g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 4.4g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 80.1
Easy Ginger-Garlic Sauce
Very Good 4.3/5
(79 ratings)

I love this recipe! It can be used as a sauce for grilled meats, a dressing for salads or steamed vegetables, or as a marinade for tofu or other lean proteins. You will always find it in my refrigerator.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 1.2g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 54.9
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Yummy and quick

Submitted by MOSTLYH2O

Carbs: 41.8g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 11.2g | Protein: 24.5g | Calories: 333
Oven Roasted Vegetables (carrots, leeks, broccoli parsnips, sprouts, peppers)
Very Good 4.4/5
(5 ratings)

Submitted by TANIA83

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 6g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 4.5g | Calories: 141.8
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I had some sizes wrong, plus I omitted the black beans

Submitted by MOSTLYH2O

Carbs: 32.1g | Fat: 4.8g | Fiber: 7.8g | Protein: 23.4g | Calories: 273.8
Cranberry-Orange Chutney
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

Cranberries are tart and wonderful-and sometimes in short supply. Consider buying a couple bags when you see them; the berries can be stored in the freezer for up to 9 months. Use them to make this easy chutney, an East Indian-inspired condiment that's great alongside roasts, on top of baked potatoes or with eggs of any variety.

Submitted by TABBYKAT75

Carbs: 18.2g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 72.4
Slow Cooker Northern Bean and Spinach Soup
Very Good 4.5/5
(63 ratings)

This hearty soup is perfect for when there is a chill in the air, and you want dinner waiting for you as you walk in the door.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 33.1g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 16.1g | Protein: 18.4g | Calories: 216.5
Very Good 4.8/5
(9 ratings)

Serves 8 (1 piece each)
Oven fried boneless skinless chicken thighs.
Nutrition calculated to reflect the extra ingredients needed in order to have enough mixture to coat the chicken. I calculated that about 1/2 of the mixtures are left over.

Submitted by MADGM66

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 18.8g | Calories: 164.6
Super Easy Quiche
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

These are very simple to popovers, and puff up initially then fall to have a very light and flaky crust! Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner! Cool and freeze, pop in the microwave for one minute to reheat (for use within two weeks.)

Submitted by PANDORALSU

Carbs: 4.4g | Fat: 2.6g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 4g | Calories: 56.6
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I have changed this to use bottom round instead for a large calorie savings! You will need to cook this longer, though; bottom round is tougher so it needs a long braise to be tender.

I never thought searing the meat first would make much difference but I see now I was wrong!

Submitted by MOSTLYH2O

Carbs: 28.6g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 35.3g | Calories: 337.8
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

Yummy!

Submitted by GEROWSIE

Carbs: 26g | Fat: 25.4g | Fiber: 1.9g | Protein: 11.6g | Calories: 376.5
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