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Anita's Recipes

In this book I am collecting favorite recipes in order to analyze the food I prepare. I come from an American, Dutch, Reformed, Christian background, so the recipes stem from that kind of an upbringing. They also include recipes I am interested in and/or have tried from Spark People.

(21 Recipes) Created by FORMERTEACHER

Recipes in this Collection

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Cookbook creator says: This recipe taught me what to use instead of butter in preparing scrambled eggs. I think spraying the pan with oil is a healthier choice.

Submitted by ECAROLP

Carbs: 2g | Fat: 32.6g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 29.1g | Calories: 424.8
Very Good 4.0/5
(1 rating)

Cookbook creator says: Got this recipe from 92 yr old Lala!


Carbs: 16.3g | Fat: 11.8g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 2.5g | Calories: 177.7
O.K. 2.8/5
(26 ratings)

Submitted by TERRORLYNN

Carbs: 2.4g | Fat: 5.5g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 6.4g | Calories: 94.2
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Carbs: 11.1g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 0.8g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 97
Very Good 4.5/5
(11 ratings)

Comfort food for the family. Simmers all day and makes it's own creamy delicious gravy. Good any day of the week, not just Sundays.

Submitted by WAZAROO

Carbs: 35.1g | Fat: 8.9g | Fiber: 6g | Protein: 51.9g | Calories: 436.6
Good 3.5/5
(2 ratings)

Olive Garden Heart Healthy recipes

Submitted by CNJMOM123

Carbs: 14.2g | Fat: 1.9g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 4.4g | Calories: 86.7
Frozen Pudding Pops
Very Good 4.4/5
(283 ratings)

Creamy pudding makes fantastic frozen treats.

Carbs: 6g | Fat: 0.7g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 35.3
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Light delicious dessert, but probably not too healthy.


Carbs: 13.6g | Fat: 18.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.1g | Calories: 243.9
Kale + Potatoes = Love
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Cookbook creator says: The Dutch liked to have Kale in their mashed potatoes. This one perhaps is similar to how they prepared them.

Submitted by SGCORRIE

Carbs: 28.6g | Fat: 7.6g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 3g | Calories: 191.1
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A refreshing dessert from my 92-year-old friend. Light and delicious!


Carbs: 15.6g | Fat: 9.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 152.5
60 Second Microwave Cake
Very Good 4.7/5
(3 ratings)

I believe we're all familiar with the recipe to bake a cake by mixing a standard cake mix with a 12 ounce diet soda. The calories are much reduced because the eggs and oil are eliminated. Your cake still bakes up moist and fluffy.

I recently saw my brother eat one of these microwave mini cakes that they have in the cake mix aisle. That, combined with a recent post basically describing how to make such a (full calorie) microwave mini cake from scratch got me thinking--would the diet soda recipe work on a small scale in the microwave?

It does.

Submitted by -BETH-

Carbs: 34g | Fat: 3g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 160
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I just throw these together to make my own homemade potato salad


Carbs: 23.4g | Fat: 3.1g | Fiber: 2.9g | Protein: 4.7g | Calories: 137.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)

A "Dutch" treat, usually made around Christmas (when almond paste is available in our stores). We also buy the paste and freeze it so that we can make banket for our school auction in April.
Need 2 days to make this recipe. The 1st 2 steps takes only about 15-20 minutes. The second day takes about 15-30 minutes depending on how good you are at rolling out dough. Cook time is 20-30 minutes.
I never realized before how many calories are in one little piece. I've learned that I will have to eat this in moderation instead of eating half a stick (or a whole) at one sitting!!


Carbs: 12.5g | Fat: 6.4g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 111.6
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Recipe makes 20. Texans I know called these "Sloppy Joes". In Iowa they're known as "Taverns".

We like to put a slice of cheese on with a slice of tomato. These are not included in the calorie count.


Carbs: 7.6g | Fat: 4.4g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 129.8
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Cookbook creator says: Quite easy to make. Makes a soft, cakelike bar.


Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 17.1g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 3.9g | Calories: 282.7
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Cookbook creator says: My husband's concoction, greatly loved by my 10 year old nephew!


Carbs: 17.4g | Fat: 15.1g | Fiber: 0.5g | Protein: 13.5g | Calories: 310.3
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Cookbook creator says: A recipe gotten from the 93-year old lady I help. It is very good!


Carbs: 42.1g | Fat: 14.1g | Fiber: 4.2g | Protein: 1.7g | Calories: 289.5
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Carbs: 88.6g | Fat: 1.4g | Fiber: 5.6g | Protein: 16.8g | Calories: 449.8
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A tasty bar that is often served at our church's Sunday morning coffeetime. I love them so I have to figure out the calories for them. I do not put them on Spark Recipes for any other reason.


Carbs: 21.1g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 2g | Calories: 138.2
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Delicious warm on a cold winter day! Some like it warm, but it is delicious icy cold. Serve with fresh strawberries and whipped topping on meringue shell for extra treat.


Carbs: 29.3g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 159
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