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Recipes I've Shared:

Whole Wheat Shortbread

Adapted from my grandma's Scottish shortbread recipe. Could possibly substitute light butter to reduce calories. To make it just like she did, use white flour.

Banana Mandarin Orange Pineapple Salad

My family loves this salad! There's never any left over!

LARGE Mocha Frappe (two 20 oz. servings)

I make these for my husband and I to enjoy. I think they're better than McDonald's! Top with real whipped cream and a drizzle of Hershey's Special Dark syrup, if desired. The agave nectar is a great sweetener because it doesn't raise the blood sugar like other sweeteners do. Silk almond milk only has 30 calories per cup!

Whole Wheat Chili Mac Skillet

approximate serving size: 1 cup - but I usually eat two cups!

40-minute Black Bean Chili

Halve the recipe to make it in 30 minutes. Sorry the chili powder is in oz.; the recipe called for two 1.25 oz. packets and I didn't measure it before I added it.

Whole Wheat Sticky Buns

These are worth the effort! We have them every Christmas (I make them ahead and refrigerate in Ziploc bags.) They freeze well too!

Creamy Turkey and Rice Casserole

I threw this together after Thanksgiving when I had leftover turkey and rice already cooked. The longest step was dicing the turkey; so it's a fast casserole to put together.

Brazilian Chocolate Balls (Brigaderiros)

These have a caramel-like texture. Easy to make. Kids love them! (And they loved helping!) Calorie count allows for some sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Poor Man's Stroganoff

Quick and easy, good over mashed potatoes, whole wheat pasta, or brown rice.

Mema's Moist Cornbread

My mother-in-law developed this recipe several years ago and it continues to be a hit. SUBSTITUTIONS: (will change nutrition info.) honey instead of agave nectar, buttermilk instead of yogurt; if using regular milk instead of buttermilk, eliminate the baking soda. PREP TIME does NOT include soaking the cornmeal for 1 hour.

Fajita Chicken & Kidney Bean Soup - EASY

We eat chunky soups for lunch almost daily. With the addition of beans, the soups become even healthier!

Simple Vanilla Yogurt Treat

I have this every morning with my breakfast, and no, I don't get tired of it - I look forward to it! I've even taken to having it for dessert at night with 1/2 cup frozen berries. YUM!

Yummy Healthful Strawberry Crepes

My hubby makes these for me some weekends - delish!
(Yes, he spoils me!) Don't be intimidated by the French word "crepe;" if a MAN can do it YOU can too! :)



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