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Recipes I've Shared:

Corned Beef & Sweet Potato Pancakes

What to do with leftover corned beef. I realized I probably could gotten away with less olive oil or even spray oil and saved alot of fat calories.

Hummus Salad

I think these vegetables taste the best with Trader Joe's Hummus Dressing. Normally I add avocado, but mine was over ripe. But avocado is amazing with it!

Sweet Potato Collard Cakes

I wanted to use items that wouldn't parish right away and would be relatively easy to make, so I used Dr. Praegers frozen sweet potato pancakes, Alexis hashbrowns and frozen chopped collard greens. They are pretty tasty but even with the hefty amount of olive oil, they didn't turn out as crispy as I would like. It could be how thick they were or still too much moisture, I don't know. But they were still delicious! Any tips on how to make these better is always apreciated!

Quinoa Chowder

Adapted from a recipe in Cooking Light December 1999

Morrocan Chicken & Chickpeas

Very flavorful with high protein and fiber

Blueberry Crisp

A delicious way to get your servings of fruit

Collard Cakes

High in vitamins.

Lox Spread

This isn't the most low fat spread, but it is delicious and easy to make. 1 svg = about 1 1/2 tbls.

White Bean, Kale and Italian Sausage Soup

This is adapted from a Whole Foods Recipe.


Very Good (1 rating)
Turkey Leftovers Chili

A great way to use up leftover turkey after the holidays. Tastes great on a baked sweet potato and adds alot of fiber and vitamins. Also, good with non fat cheddar cheese.

Blueberry Apricot Oatmeal

Something to take to work and heat in the microwave.

Veggie Quesadilla

I threw this together for a quick healthy lunch. Feel free to add more veggies. I realized afterward that I could have.

Panzenella

Italian bread salad

Yukon Gold Potato Salad

Less fat and more protein

Mini fruit tarts

These are pretty easy too make and super delicious!

My Favorite Salad Mix

Add as little or as much as you want. I only showed what I did for the caloric results.
It is really excellent with Karam's Garlic Sauce and feta. You don't need a lot of the garlic sauce since it is so strong. 1 tablespoon equals about 5 grams of fat. I use about 1 tsp on one serving, that way I can still tase the fresh veggies.

Indian Curry Lentil Soup

Meals for one or two.

Stroganoff Ground Beef

This adapted from the one skillet stroganoff.

Black Eyed Pea Salsa Variation

I made some changes to the one already on here.

Black Eyed Pea Spicy Veggie Soup

Another one I threw together.

Italian Zucchini Pie Adaptation

I adapted this from Pillsbury.com for less fat and lack of crescents. :)

Chicken Matzo Ball Soup

Note: I did not make my own matzo balls.

Steam Bag Stroganoff

Got this from Glad Simply Cooking Steam Bag Recipes, with a little adjustment from me.

Serious Spaghetti Sauce

with meat and veggies. I only had lean ground beef, but would have used ground turkey or leanest ground beef for a lower fat version. Definitely will next time!

Greek Salad with grains & garbanzos

This can be served warm or cold.

Tasty Truffles (no refined sugar)

Super easy treat!

I am trying not to eat any refined sugar for awhile, so I took the idea of another recipe to use figs in truffles to add sweetness and fiber and lower the carb and fat count. They taste pretty good and help satisfy my chocolate cravings. :)

Sausage Cheese & Egg Biscuit

Wanted to have something pre-made for my early morning rush.

Meatloaf Laura's

Adjusted from MT's meatloaf

Kheer 2

An Indian rice pudding. Substitutions from original recipe.

Black Eyed Pea Vegetable Soup

Just through together a bunch of stuff in the house.

Chicken Salad deluxe

Packed with texture and flavor.

Pralines

These are lower in fat and sugar then the regular and super easy to make. But getting the consistancy right takes awhile. Adapted from a recipe on Northpole.com

Bolthouse Smoothie

I threw this together cause I needed some protein and was going to work out. Tastes great! Can always substitute other juices, like orange. All I had was Bolthouse.

Amazing Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal PB Cookies

Wheat free, low fat, low sugar and amazing! I used what was left in my kitchen after I messed up on a previous batch and they came out even better then the 1st recipe.

Tuna Salad, Laura's

Family recipe to use on tuna sandwiches (except for the plain yogurt bit)

Black Eyed Peas, Kale & Bacon

Although this one has real bacon it is still low in fat and high in nutrients and fiber. Oh! And did I mention, yummy?

Hearty Chili (Slow Cooker)

This is very hearty, high in nutrition and low in calories.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Spinach Kugel

I usually hate frozen spinach, but this was amazing! Tried it with nonfat cottage cheese and eggbeaters. Still good!

Mediterranean Omelette

Very tasty and full of nutrition

Chicken Vegetable Soup

Low fat, low cal, high protein and nutrients.

Herbed feta

Nice in salads, on potatoes and whatever you can think of...

French Apple Bread Pudding

taken and slightly adapted from Cooks.com

Hopia (My Friend's Mom's)

This is a philipino dish that varies from family to family. Adapted from a post by Ma. Elena Francisco (Lyn) from a recipe from Phoebe L. Parrone (Lucy). I hopia like it!

by May M

Beef Stew

Comfort food wthout all the fat and calories.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

If you don't like anything super sweet then you will like these. Not to mention they are full of healthy things like buckwheat, flaxseed and of course, oats!

Low fat sour cream

Great with chips and salsa!


Very Good (1 rating)
Carrot Potato Soup

Rich and creamy with less fat.

Lox & Cream Cheese

Excellent with fat free English Crumpets, cucumbers and tomatoes!

You can make it more low fat by using non fat sour cream and/or cream cheese or blend in some cottage cheese.

Pesto Hummus

Has a nice kick. Great with veggies, pita or whole wheat crackers.

Low fat turkey stroganoff

This isn't the same as regular stroganoff, but it has its own charms.

Oatmeal raisn chocolate chip cookies

These are a lot less calorie and fat then I had originally wrote. I hadn't finished baking the rest of them and estimated 10 servings, it is actually 17.

Salmon cakes moist

These ones are much more flavorful.

Tuna Salad

This is low in fat and full of nutrients and protein. Very flavorful.

Mexican Chocolate Fruit Dip

This is fattening and sweet by itself, but when used as a dip for fruit it is a much healthier and very very delicious dessert.

This was a hit at my friend's lunch party.

Turkey Sausage Potato Chowder

Very rich and filling. Low fat for something with sausage and still souper tasty! ;)

Mediterranean Frittata

Very yummy, low cal, high protein breakfast.

Awesome Vegetable Calzones

These are low in fat an high in nutrition. And easy to make

Margarita Calzones

These are a little less fattening then a regular calzone and super easy and super yummy!

They are even better with Trader Joe's whole wheat dough. However, this takes a little more effort.

Turkey Chili

This is a mild chili, low in fat with lots of protein, fiber and nutrients.

Chicken Veggie Enchilada Casserole

I would normally substitute, low fat cheese and half and half, but I was out. These are smaller servings but very filling.

Kheer, Laura's

Very filling. Nice for breakfast.

Granola Blackberry Crisp

A really easy, nutritious dessert. Note that these are 4 large portions of deliciousness. You may not need that much.

Pancit with bean thread noodles

I got this recipe when I was on the South Beach diet. Of course, I added carrots since I have been off. But it is really healthy. And yummy!

Chicken Verde Enchiladas

This is a little lower in fat, but you can sub low fat cheese, low fat sour cream and corn tortillas for a slightly healthier version.

Spinach Artichoke Dip

High in vitamins and protein, low on fat.

Breakfast Bar

Slightly changed from an Amish recipe. Very filling.

Low fat artichoke jalapeno dip

I couldn' get the exact measurements and ingredients to get the correct nutritional info. So it is just a guess. The actual ingredients are listed.

Cheese Bread wheat free (bread maker)

The nutrition info may not be correct, they didn't list the same ingredients, I actually used, such as spelt, barley flour and dry milk. Very strange. They seem basic, but whatever...

Mexican Mini Fritatta

easy to make, easy to freeze and easy to travel

Lemon Garlic Edamame Dip

Flavorful and healthy dip


Very Good (4 ratings)
Kielbasa, white bean and kale soup

Loaded with nutrients and delicious!

PB Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

PB Oatmeal & Chocolate Chip Cookies

Low sugar apple crisp

use splenda brown sugar