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Let's Try This

I'm trying to teach my teenage daughter how to cook. She loves to experiment but isn't real good at following prepared recipes. Hopefully these will spark her interest. Who knows, maybe someday we will add some recipes to the site.

(70 Recipes) Created by IHAVELOSTMYWAY

Recipes in this Collection

5-Minute Berry Smoothie
Very Good 4.5/5
(349 ratings)

A quick and delicious smoothie to satisfy that sweet tooth in a healthy way!

Submitted by RAEBRALOP

Carbs: 25.7g | Fat: 1.3g | Fiber: 2.3g | Protein: 5.3g | Calories: 130.3
Strawberry Banana Smoothie
Very Good 4.9/5
(8 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: Try with orange juice and no milk... and another with milk and no orange juice...

Submitted by BLUEKITTEN

Carbs: 29.7g | Fat: 3.7g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 169.1
Orange Juice Fizz
Very Good 4.1/5
(258 ratings)

This is the perfect nutritious pick-me-up. Leftover shake can be frozen in pop molds or 5 oz paper cups with popsicle sticks.

Carbs: 13.2g | Fat: 0.2g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 51.6
Good 3.9/5
(18 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: use applesauce instead of oil for a moister muffin

Submitted by MARISSAAMES

Carbs: 19.9g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 3.7g | Calories: 124.7
Coach Dean's Blue Oatmeal
Good 3.8/5
(330 ratings)

How does Coach Dean fuel his busy day? With this hearty, healthy breakfast, of course!

Submitted by SP_COACH_DEAN

Carbs: 38.4g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 7.5g | Protein: 6.9g | Calories: 214.2
Good 3.6/5
(57 ratings)

Very easy & healthy

Submitted by KAIROSGRAMMY

Carbs: 40.9g | Fat: 2.4g | Fiber: 6.6g | Protein: 22.8g | Calories: 273.9
Turkey Chili with Corn and Black Beans
Very Good 4.4/5
(212 ratings)

A wonderful way to warm up from the warm chili and HOT spices!

Submitted by DMWOOD13

Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 19.4g | Calories: 212.6
Roasted Root Vegetables
Very Good 4.4/5
(189 ratings)

This recipe sings of the fall and early winter harvest.



Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 15.8g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 3.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 82.1
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Good 3.9/5
(123 ratings)

Cookbook creator says: In reading posted comments, might need to cook longer but I have found that to be true when cooking sweet potatoes in the past any way.

Submitted by STEPFANIER

Carbs: 20.9g | Fat: 4.2g | Fiber: 2.7g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 139.8
Very Good 4.3/5
(107 ratings)

Stuffed green bell peppers from Mom's recipe..a great Sunday meal!

Note: You can use ground beef instead of ground turkey, but the nutritional facts will be different--the facts posted are for turkey. I find they taste just as good with the turkey.

Submitted by EVERLASTINGGOO

Carbs: 14.4g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 16.4g | Calories: 171.1
Slow Cooker Lasagna
Very Good 4.2/5
(371 ratings)

What a great dish for one of those nights when your kids have a late soccer game! Brown the meat, layer in the ingredients, set your slow cooker on low, and go!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 18.1g | Fat: 10.2g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 24.9g | Calories: 271.4
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Best Shepherds Pie
Very Good 4.4/5
(12 ratings)

All time favourite comfort food

Submitted by SUGARS7

Carbs: 31.9g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 21.8g | Calories: 371.2
Crustless Spinach, Onion and Feta Quiche
Very Good 4.5/5
(1010 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
Slow Cooker Creamy Italian Chicken
Very Good 4.5/5
(1127 ratings)

Six ingredients, 5 minutes of hands-on cooking, and dinner is served!

Submitted by ORANGECOWCAT

Carbs: 24.1g | Fat: 12.5g | Fiber: 0.9g | Protein: 41g | Calories: 385.4
Grilled Strawberry & Cream Pita
Very Good 4.1/5
(192 ratings)

This is a great dessert that's delicious when strawberries are in season.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 21.3g | Fat: 4.9g | Fiber: 3.4g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 144.9
Very Good 4.3/5
(133 ratings)

Submitted by STRONGANDSEXY1

Carbs: 45.4g | Fat: 18.8g | Fiber: 6.1g | Protein: 20.5g | Calories: 412.6
Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Very Good 4.1/5
(386 ratings)

Not too sweet but not too healthy, these delightful muffins are equally delicious for breakfast or dessert.

Submitted by FIREFLY75

Carbs: 16.1g | Fat: 0.6g | Fiber: 1.5g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 91.7
Easy Zucchini Parmesan
Very Good 4.4/5
(1017 ratings)

This quick and healthy Zucchini Parmesan recipe takes just minutes to prepare! And as a bonus, it's an easy way to get the kids to eat their vegetables.

Submitted by MATCM81

Carbs: 7.3g | Fat: 1.6g | Fiber: 2.5g | Protein: 3.2g | Calories: 51.6
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