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Recipes I've Shared:

Brown & Wild Rice w/Vegetables and Cashew

A hearty, filling, meal with lots of vegetables.

Creamy Wheat Berry Salad

This salad makes a great side to meat or soup, is chewy, low fat, and full of flavor with fresh tomato, chopped nuts, and fresh chopped mint.

Creamy Chicken Wild Rice Salad

A delicious, low-fat, recipe that can be used as a main course of side dish. This salad has pecans, dried cranberries, and a creamy low-fat dressing which is made with plain, non-fat yogurt and buttermilk.

Corn Chowder Vegetarian

Adapted from America's Test Kitchen recipe. This is a great hearty, and tasty recipe, that is especially good with fresh sweet corn and potatoes from the farmers market.

Wheat Berry Risotto

Saw this being made with Farro on a cooking show. Could not find Farro and decided to use wheat berries instead. My wife who is not a big wheat berry fan did comment about the good flavor. Considering the majority of the alcohol has been cooked out of this, I do believe the calculated calorie count is higher than what it really is.

Quinoa Summer Salad

This recipe includes several wonderful summer favorites; sweet corn, summer squash, ricotta, cherry tomatoes, almonds, and fresh mint, for a delicious, hearty, healthy, light summer meal. Adapted from Cooking Light. Makes 4 heaping cup servings as a main dish, or several smaller servings if serving as a side dish.

Vegetable Pad Thai

Pad Thai made with mostly fresh vegetables.

Spoonriver Rhubarb Cake

A tasty rhubarb cake sweetened with honey and lower calorie because of the non-fat plain yogurt.

Wheat Berry Minestrone

This recipe was modified from a wheat berry chili to a minestrone style soup. Tasty, hearty, and enjoyable soup.

Wheat Berry Salad

A very tasty, sweet, tart, healthy and filling side or main dish to serve with lettuce, or by itself.

Lentils and Rice with vegetables and peanuts

Tasty low calorie and hearty meal.

Black Bean Hummus

Tasty made from scratch hummus

Quinoa Pilaf

Quinoa, walnuts, carrots, peas, in vegetable stock

Polenta Pasta Sauce Bake

Low fat, nutritious, and flavorful bake using pre-made polenta, black beans, sweet corn, and mushrooms, topped with pasta sauce and low-fat cheese.

Vegetable Chicken Pot Pie with Potato Crust

A tasty and filling low calorie meal with vegetables and chicken in a potato crust.

Low Fat Yogurt Pancakes

Tasty low-fat pancakes that we made more delicious by topping with warmed raspberries and banana.

Chicken Etouffee

A chicken recipe modified from one in the local paper.

Beef Gravy

We cooked some beef in the slow cooker with the onions, garlic, mushrooms, beef stock and wine and it made an absolutely delicious gravy.

Swiss Avocado Chicken

A healthy, flavorful chicken dish topped with avocado and Swiss cheese.

Egg Beater substitute

We wanted to make a healthier French Toast for Christmas morning, but didn't have egg beaters so found a simple recipe that worked great.

Light Apfelkuchen

Or family has enjoyed Apfelkuchen for several years, but in trying to make a holiday dessert that is also lower calorie, the frozen pie crust was used instead of a yellow cake mix and butter, and the sour cream was replaced with nonfat yogurt. Tasty and healthy.

Flax and Fig Thumbprint Cookies

The ground flax adds a nutty flavor and the fig preserves make this cookie special.

Lentil Shepherd Pie

Delicious, hearty, low fat, low sodium and tasty meatless version of Shepherds Pie. The lentils make this a hearty dish that is filling and fulfilling. If you want to cut the portions, you can easily make this into 8 servings, then calculate for 3/4 of a serving.

Raspberry Cream Cheese Whipped Cream Frosting

We use as a topping for Angel Food Cake. Delicious

Tuscan Bean Soup

Hearty and tasty Tuscan style bean soup

Tasty Microwave Baked Apple

Baked apple with raisins, raw sugar, and Zinfandel wine

Chicken, vegetalbles and instant brown rice

Quick mix for stir fry, brown rice, chicken and vegetables

HamBob's Angel Biscuits

Recipe from October 2011 Relish.com flyer

Butternut Squash, Apple & Turkey Soup

Squash, apple soup with extra lean turkey tenderloin

Lavash Bread Vegetable Pizza

Low carbohydrate, low fat Lavash Bread Pizza

Sourdough bread

Sourdough bread, homemade no fat, tasty bread

Turkey, instant brown rice, veggie stir fry

A quick easy and light meal with previously cooked turkey breast, instant rice and fresh and frozen vegetables.

Homemade BLT

Homemade sourdough with whole oats bread