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Old South Spicy BBQ Rub

Rub this on chicken or pork chops before grilling or baking. If baking, add some to a little water to make a paste to use as a BBQ sauce so the food won't dry out. Also goes great in baked beans. If you have a bland BBQ sauce, add a little of this to make it zippy. I keep some made up all the time. The possibilities are numerous!

Bratty Breakfast Cups

Great way to get the kids interested in helping with breakfast. Change up the ingredients to what you prefer...bacon, diced tomato, etc.

Chocolate Chip Stuffed Strawberries

This recipe is from a daily newsletter from www.hungrygirl.com

Nut Butter Freezer Fudge

This is from a friend, Marianne, taken from www.deliciousdeceptions.com . (gluten, grain, dairy free, paleo)

Eggs In A Bell

This is a low calorie, low carb breakfast. Have 2 servings if you want, or pair it with a slice of whole grain toast or sliced avocado.

Cheesy Chicken Avocados

This was a hit! My husband doesn't even like avocados and he went back for more.

Southern Ham & Egg Salad

This is great on a sandwich, in a tortilla wrap, or very low carb in a lettuce wrap.

Lemon Honey Glazed Chicken

This is a recipe I ran across in 1989 when I didn't have an oven and had only a microwave to cook with. It's quick, easy and very tasty!

Baked Omelet

No time to cook on weekday mornings? Mix this up the night before, then pop in the oven as you're getting ready for work. Could also add spinach, tomato, or other veggies.

Easy Parmesan Sauce

Super easy Parmesan cream sauce that works great with noodles or on top of chicken.

Chicken, White Beans & Bacon

If you don't have canned beans, you can cook dry beans to use in the recipe.

Chicken "Dumpling" Soup

If you want the soup a little thicker and more like chicken and dumplings, reserve a bit of the chicken broth or heavy cream and add a tablespoon of cornstarch to it. Stir into the soup toward the end and cook until thickened.

Italian Sausage & Veggie Pasta

from www.fitnessmagazine.com

Slow Cooker Chicken & Dumplings

This is a recipe from Betty Crocker. It's not creamy like a traditional recipe, but it is still VERY good!

Crabmeat Au Gratin

This is four servings as a main dish. You can use it as an appetizer and it could serve six people as such.

Slow Cooker Chive & Onion Creamed Corn

Also, you could omit the bacon and add a pound of diced smoked sausage for a heartier meal. But remember to change the calories.

Ranch Style Chicken Casserole

This recipe is from Jackie, a friend from yahoo groups.

Crockpot Farmhouse Ham or Turkey Chowder

This recipe came from my friend, Celeste Heldstab, in Louisiana. I calculated this using canned ham. If you use turkey or other ham, you'll need to recalculate the calories.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Cheesy Crockpot Chicken Sandwiches

Can make with less calories if you use Miracle Whip Light.

Mushroom Rice

Brown rice would be healthier. If you use brown rice, be sure to change your calories and cooking time.

Pesto Pork Tenderloin

Goes great with garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus. Can serve pork the next day with cheese on a sandwich.

Bombay Chicken

Chicken comes out very tender and sweet with a hint of curry.

Chuckwagon Roast and Vegetables

I also like to add potato chunks to this when I add the carrots and onion. If you do, be sure to add the calories.

ABC Sandwich (Apple, Bacon, Cheddar)

You can change up the bread or use a different cheese, such as Havarti. Remember to change the calorie amount, tho. Or you could add some spinach leaves and put it in a wrap.

Lisa's Zippy Joes

For this recipe, I used Bodacious BBQ sauce, available at Bodacious BBQ in East Texas. I also used La Victoria Thick & Chunky Salsa, medium.


Very Good (1 rating)
Steak & Pepper Tacos

Taken from www.fitnessmagazine.com .

Sausage & White Bean Soup

This is a 5 star recipe from www.allrecipes.com .

Potato Sausage Gratin Casserole

You can lower the calorie content by using chicken sausage instead of the regular beef smoked sausage. Could also use low fat milk.

Turkey or Chicken Pot Pie

This recipe is from the Gooseberry Patch website. I added the sage. This is the best pot pie recipe I've ever found! It's a little high in calories, but worth it if you can cut down in other ways the rest of the day.

Honey Mustard Chicken

You could make this lower in calories and fat by using a butter substitute. This is my favorite chicken recipe!

Pork Tenderloin Creole

Easy pork tenderloin with vegetables, tomatoes and Creole seasoning

McCormick's Easy White Chicken Chili

Serve with crackers and cheddar cheese if desired, but remember to add those calories.

Panko Baked Fish

I used tilapia, but you can use pretty much any fish. Cod would be great. But remember to change the calories if you use another type of fish.

Easy Italian Crockpot Chicken

This is very simply but SO delicious!

Beef & Bean Sloppy Joes

The original recipe called for 28 ounces of pork & beans. But the calorie amount was so high that I decided to only use half the beans and then cut down a little on the bbq sauce accordingly. With the beans, it's a way to get more fiber into your sandwich.

Black Eyed Pea Maque Choux

A black eyed pea and corn relish that tastes great hot, at room temperature, or chilled.

No Bake Peanut Butter Graham Cookies

This makes 40 balls and each one is about 112 calories. They are very tasty, but I can't recommend if you're trying to lose weight, lol. Make 'em for the kids!

Broccoli and Corn Scallop Casserole

To made ahead of time: Assemble casserole as directed; cover. Refrigerate several hours or overnight. When ready to serve, bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 45 minutes or until heated.

Crockpot Stupid Chicken

This recipe is so simple, that's why it's called stupid!

Muenster Chicken (Lower Fat Version)

This is a lower fat version of the recipe from the Safeway grocery store website. I've replaced the eggs, full fat butter and full fat cheese that was originally called for. You could use low sodium broth, too.

Cheesy Pasta & Beef Sauce

This is like a Hamburger Helper type of dish. You may need a little more milk, depending on what consistency you like.

Blackberry Platz (crumb cake)

This is a basic crumb cake baked with blackberries. This would also be great with blueberries or raspberries - fresh or frozen

Pinto Bean Cassoulet

This is a very flavorful way to serve beans. For even less calories you can use only the chicken and leave out the bacon and sausage, or use lowfat turkey sausage. Is also wonderful with andouille sausage. Serve with a crusty french bread.

Creamy Chicken and Mushrooms

This is very high in calories. Either eat light the rest of the day or only have half a serving.

To Die For Crock Pot Beef Roast

This recipe is from my friend Vicki. It's very delicious! The original recipe calls for a 3 pound roast. But I only had a 2.5 pounder, so I calculated it at that weight.

Parma Rosa Smoked Sausage & Pasta

You can lower the calorie content by using turkey smoked sausage, lowfat milk, and omitting the butter.

Company T-Bone Steak

This recipe doesn't specify what type of wine, so I used red wine. It probably has less calories than white, since it's not as sweet.

Foolproof Beef And Broccoli

This would also be good with sliced red bell peppers.


Very Good (1 rating)
Mediterranean Turkey Wraps

From the Butterball Kitchen. Create new wraps by using a different spread such as flavored cream cheese and changing the fresh vegetables and cheese.

Easy Chicken Gravy

This is so easy! From a chicken pot pie recipe that I really like. This is ready in under 10 minutes and doesn't use pan drippings.

Brandied Ham Sauce

I calculated this at 8 servings, but it could be even more since it's just a glaze. So it could be less calories.

Baked Boudin

This is healthier than the usual way of cooking it, which is frying in fat.

Peach Baked Oatmeal

I've also used apple and pear with this, as well as strawberries. It would probably be good with other fruits, too.

Alabama Lower Fat Buttermilk Chicken

I added 1 T. paprika to the flour mixture for color and 1 T.
of paprika to the buttermilk-soup mixture to get a darker gravy.

Southern Frito Pie

I am a grown woman, and I love, no I *LOVE* Frito Pies. I know if you donít live in the South, you may have never heard of one of these. And honestly not many places serve these.


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Broiled Tilapia Parmesan

My family isn't crazy about seafood, but they actually like this recipe. I look forward to trying it with other types of fish in the future.

Black Bean Vegetarian Chili

This is VERY spicy. You can use only half the amount of spices if you wish and it still turns out great!

Crockpot Round Steak with Rich Gravy

Excellent when served with mashed potatoes.

Creamy Tomato Sauce for Gnocchi

You can use this over gnocchi or the pasta/rice of your choice.

French Mushroom Onion Quiche

This quiche freezes nicely, so you can serve one and freeze the other. Excellent for lunch or as a first course or side dish for dinner.



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