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Recipes I've Shared:
A protein shake that tastes just like a Snickers bar!
Note: I use the pudding mixes with regular sugar--not the sugar free mix.
This is delicious and a great way to get in some fiber! You can eat it as-is or use it as a taco filling instead of beef.
This is delicious and very filling--tastes just like a blueberry muffin!
This is my FAVORITE breakfast smoothie. It tastes delicious and keeps me full until lunchtime. Don't skip the almond extract--it really adds some great flavor!
Only 4 ingredients, and SOOO delicious. Tastes like Sbarro's baked ziti.
This Homemade Vanilla Pudding recipe is SO EASY to make that you'll never make pudding from a box again. My grandma's recipe actually called for 1 cup of sugar, but I found it too sweet for my taste--I cut it back to 2/3 cup, next time I will even cut it to 1/2 cup. The nutrition info is for 2/3 cup sugar.
I realize that it's a lot of calories to spend on a dessert, but it's worth it in my opinion (especially since I had jaw surgery and am on a liquid diet--this is my only treat!)
My all-time FAVORITE comfort food is my mom's chicken paprikash. She makes the chicken by dredging it in flour and frying it, then makes these awesome dumplings (similar to gnocci) and a sour cream gravy to go over everything. I always used to pick that for my birthday dinners! Anyways, here is my "light" version of my favorite comfort meal. It tastes better than it looks, I promise :)
My very favorite way to eat cold oats. Make sure you use the mini chocolate chips, because that way you get some chocolate with every bite. The coconut extract is crucial to this recipe--well worth keeping a little bottle of it around!
Since a lot of you asked for this recipe, here is my basic recipe. I do like to change it up by adding nuts, cottage cheese, flaxseed, wheat germ, chocolate chips, etc. This is also good with butternut squash or acorn squash in place of the pumpkin.
Making applesauce couldn't be easier. Just 3 ingredients (probably ones that you already have on hand)! This recipe doesn't use sugar, because I find that it is not needed, but you could always add sugar to taste.
A Weight Watchers recipe... a FAVORITE of mine!
My dad used to make these "cowpie" cookies--a fudgy drop cookie made with chocolate, peanut butter, oats, and butter. I decided to make a single serve cookie that tastes just as good, with a lot less calories and fat. And by making it single-serve, there is no chance I'll eat the entire batch! :)
This makes a very dense, chewy, pancake with a texture similar to a chewy granola bar. The honey is what gives it most of it's flavor, so make sure you top it with the honey!
Roasting the garlic, onions, and tomatoes before adding them to this soup gives it a fantastic flavor. This is excellent paired with a salad for lunch or a light dinner.
My husband and I are now OBSESSED with these potatoes! They take a long time to cook, which sucks when you're throwing something together... but if you have the time, this is the perfect way to spend just 3 Weight Watcher points!
These are heavenly! Kind of a combination of pumpkin pie and cheesecake. If you're making the bite-size minis, they are a little time consuming. But it makes a HUGE batch--72-ish minis. You could also make this into one big cheesecake in a spring form pan, or single-serve with regular size muffin pans. I used the mini-muffin pan for these.
Quinoa is similar to brown rice, with a higher protein content. This is a delicious side dish or light meal.
I'm not a huge fan of oatmeal, but eaten cold like this, it's fantastic!
Recipes I've Rated:
- Broccoli Acorn Squash Soup
- Boston Baked Beans
- Best Vegan Banana Bread
- Whole Wheat Pasta with Sesame Peanut Sauce
- Flaxseed, Wheat, and Bran Muffins
- Easy Poached Eggs and Pasta
- 5 Ingredient Soup
- Slow Cooker Apple Brown Cinnamon Oatmeal
- 2-Ingredient Pumpkin Muffins
- Banana Express
- Keema (Ground Beef Casserole)
- Skillet Lasagna
- Turkey, Green beans, and Potatoes
- Broiled Tilapia Parmesan
- Mexican Casserole
- Cabbage casserole