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This was supposed to be a soup but I left it in the oven and almost all the liquids evaporated. It turned out great!
Simple, tuna and egg salad
Peanut sauce for bang bang chicken. Just add poached chicken.
We made this outdoors in a Dutch oven on the campfire.
Recipe for Vitamix
Spicy and warming and nutritious!
Get started with a healthy dose of vitamins and fiber.
Nutritious soup. Great for fall and winter.
Flavorful and delicious. Inspired by Cooks Illustrated.
Great way to empty the refrigerator. This fried rice is heavy in veggies, lighter on rice.
Deliciously spicy and authentic
Easy and flavorful and slightly sweet
Adapted from EatingWell.com
Cook's Illustrated recipe
Adapted from Cooks' Illustrated.
A little taste of Louisiana...
A great fall treat
Light and fluffy gnocchi made with nutritious kabocha squash.
Great way to use beet greens and swiss chard from the garden
John Folse-inspired, traditional Natchitoches meat pie. I made them small for appetizer-sized bites.
Keeping it lean and tasty
A deliciously easy squash recipe adapted from Tasting Table's Butternut Squash recipe from Vera in Chicago.
Delicious cookie based on Cook's Illustrated. Adjustments made to reduce calorie count.
Easy and fast
Quick, good, good for you
Sherry adds a Spanish flavor to this healthful dish
Fragrant and delicious
Turkey chili made with vegetable broth
Low-salt and full of flavor
Deliciously light and flavorful soup
Delicious and nutritious side dish
Great gumbo without the heavy calories found in roux-based recipes.
Buckeye cookies with rice crispies inside!
Pink bean chilli with a little kick!
Make-ahead egg muffins for breakfast on the go!
Cook's Illustrated crumb cake recipe.
just a quick pesto
Based on Cooks Illustrated recipe.
A wonderful pizza, especially when grilled on a pizza stone.
Roasting fresh chilies and peppers adds a special smoky warmth to this healthy and hearty chili.
Spicy pinto bean mixture
Quick and lighter calorie twist to traditional cheese grits
Delicious and refreshing salad with rich Thai flavors. Cook's Illustrated recipe
Want the taste of authentic gyros without the calories and fuss of a rotisserie pit? Try these!
Quick and light
Enhanced the original Truroots recipe with more lentils and seasonings.
Low calorie apple treat to get the taste of apple crisps without the calories and load of sugar and calories. Please note: This is not a juicy apple dessert.
Adapted from Saveur magazine recipe.
Vitamin-packed spaghetti sauce recipe used for spaghetti squash spaghetti.
Spicy lentil chili. Great alone or try mixing it with scrambled eggs.
Totally tasty taco filling without meat. Seriously? There's no meat? This recipe does not include the taco shell. Use a taco shell or tortilla... or for a healthier alternative use lettuce leaves as your "shell." This recipe was adapted from Epicurious' Spiced Lentil Taco recipe. It's also a double batched recipe.
Delicious low-calorie Chinese dish.
Craving dessert but watching calories. This 10-minute, stove-top dessert delivers sweet, rich flavors with low calories and easy cooking!
Quick shot of superfoods for a great afternoon pick-me-up.
Emeril Lagasse's Food Network recipe. Great to make on the grill on a pizza stone. Use veggie toppings for a lower-calorie treat.
A lighter version of the traditional casserole. Great paired with a salad for a light lunch or dinner.
Quick way to get cornbread done for chili
Tons of flavor and healthy ingredients
A little pesto goes a long way when the veggies taste good already!
Delicious adaptation of Cook's Illustrated recipe. It is high in sodium due to the fish sauce, so be careful. Low calorie, though! Serve with a small serving of rice.
Directly from Cook's Illustrated
This is just enough to put a slight smear of chocolate frosting onto about 20 cupcakes
Cupcake with no oil or butter. Can it come out moist? Yes, it can.
Mixture of brown and white rice. Minimal sugar
Quick mix of slaw and a low-cal sauce
No noodles in this lasagne but it's packed with layers of healthy, low-calorie vegetables.
Traditional cornmeal muffins with a few healthful changes:
Original recipes call for 1 cup of flour. I altered the recipe to incorporate 1/3 cup almond meal and 2/3 cups flour.
Soy milk was used instead of regular milk.
Quick and easy dish inspired by Spanish tapas
Quick and low calorie