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Recipes I've Shared:

Jocy's Kitchen Sink Soup

I cleaned out the fridge & freezer of those little bits of leftover veggies.

Chicken with Green Olive & Raisin Sauce

Based on a recipe I found at EatingWell.com.

Veggie Spaghetti Sauce with Mock Noodles

Veggies are added to a canned spaghetti sauce and served over strands of Spaghetti Squash.

Spicy Sweet Olive Oil & Lemon Dressing

Honey gives this dressing a little sweetness and the Sriracha sauce spices it up.

Baked Pork Chops & Apples

This is not elegant or complicated. Just quick & tasty.

Mexican Meatloaf - Gluten Free

I can't remember the website that I originally read the recipe that inspired this one. I made some changes depending on what I had on hand. It has a wonderful flavor.

Chicken Avocado Sandwich Spread

With 10.8 grams of Protein this is my go-to lunch.

Spice Vegetarian Soup (The Plan)

Adapted from a recipe from The Plan by Lyn Genet. Some items were deleted or changed because I didn't have them or don't like it (Spicy Coco Sauce). This came out hotter than I like so be careful with the sriracha sauce.

The Plan Smoothie

Adapted from "The Plan" by Lyn Genet. The original recipe stated it was 1 serving but I found the serving size to big.

Blueberry Pear Compote

From Lyn Genets "The Plan" Cookbook

Pumpkin Spice Pudding

From the Lyn Genet "The Plan" Cookbook.

Turkey & Pork Meatballs

Brown rice is used as a healthy substitute for the usual bread crumbs.

Braised Green Beans & Summer Vegetables

A flavorful way to use vegetables from the garden.

Chicken Alfredo with Zucchini Strips, Broccoli & Tomato

Using julienne zucchini strips instead of pasta keeps the carb count way down on this favorite.

Asparagus Mushroom Bake

A wonderful side dish with salmon.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Chicken Vegetable Soup with Homemade Stock

I used the bones from 2 chickens to make the stock, get the chicken meat, and cleaned out the vegetable bin. When those were cooked I added the frozen vegetables.

Leftover Chicken thighs, pasta, and green beans

I cleaned out my fridge and made a wholesome, tasty dish.


Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken Noodlle Soup (Jocy's Homemade)

The broth from the boiled chicken bones make a great base for this family favorite.

Pork Roast and Vegetables

Serves 3 with plenty of pork leftover for sandwiches.

Chili - 3 bean

I had a craving for chili and used what I had available in the house.


Very Good (2 ratings)
5 Bean Turkey Chili

I like to start with dry beans to reduce the sodium and keep the flavor.

Jocy's Chili Cheese Pork Chops

This is a mild topping for pork ribs or chops. Add 1/2 can chopped green chilis if you like it spicier.

Mushroom & Cheese Quesadilla with Salsa

I use an electric quesadilla maker which cuts down on the oil needed.

Low Country Shrimp Boil

The addition of fresh green beans helps balance the nutrition content of this dish. It has your protein, grain, and vegetable all in one delectable, eat with your fingers dish.

Chili Chicken Casserole

This is a great way to use leftover chicken. I thought the jalapeno might make it too hot/spicy but it gave it a mild, spicy hot flavor. For a complete meal serve with a dinner salad.

Chicken Casserole with Vegetable & Stuffing

My family loves stuffing, so this creamy chicken & vegetable casserole has a double layer of stuffing on it.

Chicken Stir Fry

What I had on hand for dinner tonight. Quick & easy but a little high on the sodium.

Chicken, Bean & Corn Skillet

This is a hearty 1 pan meal that you can eat by itself or in a tortilla or pita.

Chickpea & Tuna Salad

Great on top of a bed of lettuce or in a pita.

Baked Zucchini Boats

Quick, easy, and lo-cal

Fried Potatoes with Onion & Peppers

This is a great way to use up leftover baked or boiled potatoes.

Roast Beef Filling

Use as filling for your wrap, burrito, sandwich, or pita.

Gallo Pinto - Rice & Beans

A healthy rice & bean dish

Macaroni & Cheese, Broccoli, Ham Bake

Great comfort food for a cold night.

Beef and Avocado Wrap

The vegetables in this make it a full meal.

Jocy's Turkey Vegetable Soup

I used up the tidbits of veggies from the freezer and vegetable bin before I went shopping.

Macaroni & Cheese

Century High School Recipe


Very Good (13 ratings)
Braised Country Style Pork Ribs

Tender & Flavorful

Blueberry Muffins

From Food & Nutrition Class Recipe

Herbed Cornish Hens

The longer you let the hens marinate, the more flavor they absorb.

Italian Turkey Meat Loaf

I updated this recipe from a Better Homes & Gardens cookbook.


Very Good (46 ratings)
Christmas Breakfast Casserole

A lower fat version of our traditional Christmas Breakfast.


Very Good (6 ratings)
Mock Mashed Potatoes

A delicious Cauliflower Dish

Tuna Veggie Cassarole

Comfort food for a cold night.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Mini Pigs in a Blanket

A tasty breakfast treat

Leftover Pot Roast Stew

A delicious way to use leftover beef

Easy Chicken & Rice

From back of Minute Rice package

Belly Fat Cure Chicken Wings

A low sugar, low carb spicy chicken wing.

Hat Tamale Sauce (or Dip)

I got this recipe from Cooks.com. It didn't specify serving size so I guessed it would make enough for 4 at 1/4 cup each.

Byron's Pineapple Dr. Pepper Beans

I found this recipe doing a search for dutch oven baked beans. It's from Byron Bill's Dutch Oven Recipes. I won 1st place at my family reunion cook-off.


Incredible! (2 ratings)
Crab-Stuffed Zucchini

Jillian Michaels Recipe. 2 make a meal, cut in quarters for an appetizer.


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