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Recipes I've Shared:

20. Mango and Nutella grilled sandwich

This should not take more then 5 min. My kids loved it as a snack at school.

Honeyed Carrots

Add a burst of color to your dinner table with this glazed carrot recipe. Although impressive, this is a nearly effortless side dish that easily serves a dinner party of 12. In addition to being a great source of Vitamin C and Calcium, fresh orange carrots provide antioxidants in the form of carotenoids and beta carotene, which are converted into Vitamin A.

Sweet Potato Cheesecake in a Gingersnap Crust -5000cal

Once you try this sweet potato-based cheesecake, it just might compete with pumpkin pie as a Thanksgiving Day dessert staple. From the bottom of its gingersnap cookie crust to the top of its bourbon-laced sour cream frosting, every bite of this rich dessert will convince you that it should become a tradition for your holiday table.

Chinese of the day 6.20.10 - cal 600

Just a mix I had on hand. I put it here so it is easier for us to add. In the no of calories - rice inlcuded.

Tomato Soup

Make a quick version of the classic soup for a refreshingly light supper. Toasted French bread topped with a light Boursin cheese adds great flavor to the meal and is a tasty stand-in for the standard grilled cheese sandwich.

Snow peas saute - 85 cal

Side dish for Roast Salmon with Balsamic Honey Wine Reduction

Mashed Potatoes with Lemon and Chives - cal 219

This is the side dish for the Roast Salmon with Balsamic Honey Wine Reduction

Creamy Berries Oatmeal

We have variations of this dish at least 3-4 times a week.

Berrymisu

Oh, I love this recipe!! It is very elegant and sooo tasty! Realy! The alchool give it such a nice bust!

Tanti Elvira's tarta cu visine

This is a very very caloric recipe my ant used to do it all the time. Sould be insulged with moderation. I have it here so I know how much can I eat each time she make it :). It is yummy thou!!

Asia stir fry - 534 cal

Heat a wok or frying pan, add the sesame oil and put the garlic and ginger to fry. Turn the heat down so they don’t burn. After a minute add the chicken or the tofu and stir so they don’t stick (if they do, add 1-2 tbsp hot water. Add the soy sauce and chili paste, stirring constantly.

Medaillon de veau au poivre vert - 350 cal

Anti - Cholesterol recipe. Green pepper in water can be found in deli stores. Veal and green pepper is a great combination. In this recipe the veal needs to be marinated a couple of hours. Do not add salt to the marinade.

Veal Escalope with plum Marsala sauce - 493 cal

The veal needs to be marinated a couple of hours in advance. I love the plum - veal mix. Add a dash of wasabi powder to the mass potatoes. Splendid!! Lovely and classy. This is an anti - Cholesterol recipe. In this recipe includes mash potatoes and cauliflower side dish and vegetable julienne.

Saute de veal with lemons, bell pepper with pecans - 445 cal

Anti-Cholesterol recipe. The 450 cal includes a 1/2 portion of basmati rice. Have a full portion of basmati and will add 50 cal.

creamy yogurt nuts and honey

greek yogurt provides a nourishing, delicious and protein-packed start for the day.

Indian Chicken and Red Lentil Soup - 351cal

Nice and easy. This soup is rather thick, can be lunch or dinner recipe. Only 350 cal


Incredible! (4 ratings)
salad nicoise - 449 cal

One of our fav! Easy to make. Just remember you need to Steam or boil the potatoes and the beans until tender, before. The original recipe has an egg, but we have take it out to reduce the cals.

Blueberry-Filled Pancakes - 30 pieces -65cal each

Known as ebelskiver in Denmark, these light, fluffy pancakes make a delicious breakfast treat paired with lingonberry or raspberry jam.

Chocolate-Filled Pancakes – makes about 30 of 92 cal each

With a spoonful of rich chocolate ganache tucked inside, these pancakes are a special treat for a weekend brunch. Be sure the ganache is cold before placing it in the center of the pancakes; otherwise, it might seep out and burn on the pan sides. The pancakes puff up considerably, so dont overfill the wells.

GALATOBOUREKO - 310 cal

Dreaming of lazing in a taverna, with the sparkling waters of the Mediterranean and brilliant blue skies as a captivating backdrop, sets the mood for Greek cooking adventure. This is my fav Greek custard pie. a serv size is quite small (2.70x2.5cm/1.5x1inch) but it is worth every little bite. You can replace the sugar with Splenda, reducing the cal down to 222cal.

Tuna sandwich - 374 cal

This is very quick recipe. I used only 3oz of tuna as I share this with my DH and I can use only one can for both of us. You can use 6oz of tuna and only 1Tbsp of cottage cheese, to stay in the same cal range or just add the whole can, this will add an extra 96 cal.

Smoked salmon and dill salad - 271 cal

Boil or steam the potatoes. Make sure they will be completely cold before added to the salad. Because if they are just a bit warm, they will bring out the fishy taste of the salmon, and there are some peoples out there that do not enjoy this (like my husband, for one)

Greek salad - 363 cal

This a a basic yet so healthy salad!

grilled fish with Maroccan vegetables - 426 cal

This is my husband and I favorite. This is not only a diet dish, it can stand at any fancy dinner....

Grilled Vegetable Couscous - 219 cal

This is North African Dish is packed with colorful. crunchy vegetables. Put the couscous into a large bowl, add the boilling water, cover and set aside for 10 minutes while preparing the remaining ingredients. Put the peppers, zucchini, onions, tomatoes and garlic in a grill pan in one layer, deizzle with oil and cook under a preheated broiler for 5-6 minutes, turning the vegetables occasionally.

Marilena's Snack 1 - 324cal

This is one of my snacks for the day. Not too complicated. Just fresh fruits...

Marilena's Snack 2 - 213cal

Again, just fresh fruits. Love them.

My DH Tuna salad in a hurry - 420cal

Today I was in a hurry to go out to the museum. As I did not want to eat out I just fixed this salad in literally 5 minutes. This is an emergency salad! LOL I had to share.


Very Good (1 rating)
salmon and vegetable kabobs - 483 cal

You can use whole grain instead of polenta. The salmon has to be marinated for 2h up to 24h. After the salmon is marinated, preheat the broiler to hot. Remove the salmon and the vegetables from the marinade and thread onto two kabob skewers. Place the kabobs under the broiler and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side or until the salmon and vegetables are cooked.

Spicy Lentil Soup - 331 cal

Very easy to make. I use 1/2 can lentilles.