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Big Lou's Cookbook

I have wanted to write my own cookbook for a very long time, and once I get my recipes perfected and submitted online to this area, I'll work on actually publishing it for the public to see too! If you love to cook and love to eat, I got your back!

(12 Recipes) Created by LNNOBLE2862

Recipes in this Collection

Homemade Vegetable Stock (Salt-Free)
Very Good 4.4/5
(35 ratings)

Making homemade stock is so easy! It's a third the price of buying it in stores.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 17.8
Kitchen Basics: Vegetable Stock
Very Good 4.6/5
(24 ratings)

This veggie stock has a stronger, richer flavor than most.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 4.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 0.7g | Calories: 18.8
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
Kitchen Basics: Seafood Stock
Good 3.3/5
(4 ratings)

Chicken and beef stocks are easy to find on store shelves, and many of them taste almost as good as homemade. It's a bit trickier to find seafood stock, and I've never found one that I really like. Thankfully, making your own is fairly easy.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 3.2g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.5g | Calories: 18.7
Kitchen Basics: Mushroom Stock
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

If you want a stock packed with flavor, this is the one to make. Change it up: Add ginger for Asian-style stock and garlic for Italian flair.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 8.6g | Fat: 0.4g | Fiber: 4.3g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 37.4
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1023 ratings)

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
Sandys pico de gallo
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)

This is very good , low calorie and low sodium. Great on salads or to use with baked chips for a low calorie snack.

Submitted by SANDYJ59

Carbs: 3.3g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 14.1
Spanish Rice and Vegetables
Good 3.7/5
(13 ratings)

A budget version of the rustic Spanish favorite. An herbed-citrus olive pesto adds color and intensifies the flavor.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 38g | Fat: 5g | Fiber: 7.4g | Protein: 7.2g | Calories: 219.4
Caribbean Chicken
Very Good 4.1/5
(345 ratings)

Ready in just 20 minutes.

Carbs: 34.9g | Fat: 3.3g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 6g | Calories: 186.6
Greek Turkey Burger
Very Good 4.3/5
(104 ratings)

You'll forget all about beef burgers once you try these. Salty and rich feta is mixed with lean ground turkey and Greek herbs for juicy and delicious burgers.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 26.3g | Calories: 217.1
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
Peachy Thyme Lemonade
Very Good 4.9/5
(7 ratings)

Choose summer's ripest peaches for this refreshing lemonade. It's ready in no time--you can keep the skins on the peaches, which speeds up prep work.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 10g | Fat: 0.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 0.4g | Calories: 43.8
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