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Incredible! (2 ratings)
Whole Wheat Low Sugar Vegan Bread for a Machine

No eggs and no milk in this recipe. Feel free to replace Splenda with another sweetener. One tablespoon of sugar, honey or molasses is required and cannot be replaced.


Very Good (1 rating)
Whole Wheat Low Sugar Cinnamon Buns for Bread Machine

I adapted this recipe from several others and the results are quite nice. I will experiment by reducing the butter to 2 Tablespoons or using canola oil and then topping up with apple sauce but I haven't tried this yet. At least a tablespoon of honey or sugar is required to raise the yeast in the dough, do not eliminate this ingredient.

Brownies that are South Beachy

I combined two recipes, one for black bean brownies (that sometimes gets complaints for being too gooey) and one for whole wheat brownies (that can be to dry), and replaced the sugar with Splenda. You could add walnuts to the batter just before baking. Try icing them with cream cheese, Splenda and cocoa. Suitable for diabetics and those on Phase 2 of South Beach. Each serving has just 15 grams of carbs, a safe diabetic snack.

Low Fat Whole Wheat Fruitcake

This is low in fat, lower in added sugar and higher in fiber than traditional fruitcake, but it is still just an occasional treat for the holidays. You can make muffins or cookies with this dough, too.

Cook Three, Get Four Meals from Your Slow Cooker

Put your food processor and slow cooker to work: Braised Chicken Breasts, Roast Beef, French Onion Soup and Veggie Beef Soup. The nutrition info is for the veggie beef soup only.

Oat Flour Peanut Butter Cookies

These need no wheat flour and mayo replaces eggs. Soft cookies.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Fresh Harvard Beets and Apples

A terrific addition to your Thanksgiving meal.

Running Buddies' Cabbage Rolls

Once a month the ladies I run with get together to do some bigger-batch, healthy cooking of food that we can share. This recipe has less fat and less sugar than most we found. Freeze some, unbaked, in foil pans for quick meals later.

Running Buddies' Whole Wheat Zucchini Loaves

Once a month I get together with the friends I run with to do some healthy, bigger-batch cooking. The second version of this recipe yields three regular-sized loaves or 10 mini loaves. We made a mixture of both. Bake minis for 45 minutes and regulars for one hour. Place minis onto a cookie sheet for easy handling in and out of the oven. These loaves are light, fluffy and very moist, a nice surprise for a whole wheat recipe. FYI, The big-batch version was too much batter for my counter-top mixer; we mixed it by hand. RB1 added dark chocolate chips to some of the mini loaves by hand after we filled the pans.

Lima Beans - the best ever!

Yummy as a side dish or prepare it with vegetarian bacon, crumbles or sausage as an entre.

Rhubarb, stewed and sugar-free

Use this as a compote, jam, or sundae topping. Rhubarb is a vegetable.


Very Good (17 ratings)
Chicken Breasts with Sweet and Spicy Red Wine Sauce

This is a fast and easy recipe that tastes like a special occassion. The red wine can be replaced with 2 tablespoons of vinegar and water topped up make 1/2 cup. The Splenda may be replaced with brown or white sugar. Nutrition info is for Splenda, not sugar.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Tuna and White Bean Dip or Spread

This is a yummy favourite to serve with chopped veggies or in a pita or wrap.

Carrot Cake, Whole Wheat and No-sugar-added

This makes a heavy, healthy carrot cake. Try it as muffins, too. Suitable for diabetics (17 carbs per serving without icing) and Phase 2 and 3 of South Beach.

Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

Low fat, high fiber, reduced sugar. A family fave!

Whole Wheat Banana Berry Loaf

This is THE BEST whole wheat loaf recipe I've made yet, another modified recipe that is low-fat and reduced in sugar.

Sugar-free Diabetic Oatmeal Cookies

Here is a cakey cookie. I adapted this recipe for Hubby who is a Type 1 Diabetic. Experiment with adding different combinations of dried fruit, nuts and/or chocolate chips. Combinations of apple sauce and butter/margarine/oil can be varied, too, depending on your dietary preferences regarding fat. One cookie, recipe as-written, is a snack, under 13 carbs.

Pumpkin Loaf, "Half a Cheat"

This is a five-star-rated pumpkin loaf recipe that I modified to be only "half a cheat" by cutting the fat and sugar in half and using half whole wheat flour. It is still very sweet; the sugar could be reduced even more. My family cannot tell that this is a healthier version of the recipe. Makes 2 large loafs.

Cabbage Salad

My modification to a Claremont Salad recipe, sugar-free, lower fat, lower sodium. A food processor shreds and slices these veggies lickety split! Makes 12 one-cup servings.

Whole Grain Pumpkin Loaf

Sunny Boy and Red River cereals are Canadian porridge, or hot cereal, made of wheat, rye, and flax, Oat bran, flax, wheat germ, or old fashioned oats may be used in equal portions as a substitute.

Whole Wheat Banana Berry Muffins

Low on sugar, high nutrition. A source of fiber.


Very Good (3 ratings)
South Beach Vegetable Beef Soup

My own recipe. Suitable for phase 2.

Temptation Banana Berry Omelete

I had a craving for Humpty's Temptation Omlette and was thrilled to discover that vanilla yogurt made a yummy, sugar-free and fat-free filling.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Teriaki Salmon on the George Foreman Grill

Here is a quick and yummy recipe for salmon on a contact grill. You can use the marinade for any way of cooking the fish

Banana Oatmeal Cookies

Try these with half whole wheat flour.

Corey's Red Potato Salad

My hubby's mild potato salad. Spice it up with curry powder or make it tangy with dill and vinegar, if you prefer.

Whole Wheat Spice Bread

High fiber, low fat, low sugar.

Hearty Pork, Leek and Barley Stew

Very filling. Use leftover pork loins.


Very Good (75 ratings)
Whole Wheat Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lower fat, higher fiber and all the yum

Slow Cooker Vegetable Vindaloo (Vegan, Serves 8)

A South Beach and vegetarian-friendly vegetable dish


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