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Recipes I've Shared:

Lemon Herb Whole Wheat Couscous

This takes longer to zest the lemon than cook the couscous. Very flavorful and light side dish.

Pico de gallo

This is a salsa that has more pepper and onion than tomato, and great spice. You can adjust the heat by adjusting the jalapeno and cilantro. Quick to make, improves with refrigeration. Great as a salad dressing mixed with fat free sour cream.

Shrimp and scallop Parmesan

A rich, creamy seafood blend with a hint of wine and Parmesan. Easy to make and wonderful to eat.

Thai style balck bean salad (Taste of Home Light)

Spicy and tangy, well flavored salad that goes well as a condiment or as a side dish. Would be great on fish or with mexican dinner. You can adjust the cilantro, garlic, jalapeno, and ginger to your taste. Also great as a salsa with chips.

Mediterranean pasta w/ shrimp and scallops (taste of home cooking light)

A mild but flavorful blend of fresh shrimp and scallops with penne. Cooks quickly and ready in just a few minutes if you prep the ingredients ahead of time.

Brown rice and vegetable Pilaf

Low salt, low fat, full flavor and filling side dish. Not too strongly flavored and full of vegetables.

Rotini and ground beef casserole, lightened & altered

Adjusted spices and ingredients from previous post to fit our family. Very similar to ground beef stroganoff. Previous post probably meeant teaspoons versus tablespoons of spices. This is quik and easy.

Spinach and Mushroom Saute

quick individual serving of flavorful spinach andmushrooms

Crunchy Almond Fish

Baked cod with a lightly seasoned coating of thyme, breadcrumbs and finely chopped almonds. An easy, non-smelly fish dish that looks pretty and tastes great. From Taste of Home Healthy Cooking.

Lightened Country Fried Steak (Diabetic Living)

wonderful lightened up version of real comfort food. Spicy milk gravy, crunchy coating and reasonable serving size.

Calico Cranberry Couscous (Taste of Home Everyday Light Meals)

An easy and tangy coucous side dish that can be served warm or cold. Wonderful with chicken and fish in the summertime.

Southwest oven fried chicken tenders

Crunchy chicken breast fingers with a very hot, spicy coating. Low in fat and salt free but very tasty. You can decrease the heat by decreasing the seasoning to suit your taste.