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Recipes I've Shared:

Vegan Strawberry-Banana Super Smoothie

I found this smoothie on the Allrecipes site. The only thing I changed was to make it one serving instead of 2.

Maple Salmon

From the AllRecipes site.

Crab Quiche

This is another AllRecipes find that I tried to lighten up a bit.

Pasta with Meat Sauce (light)

I come from an Italian family and this is a lighter, healthier version of a classic that everyone (especially the kids) love! What I love is that the green veggies are hidden in the sauce so you don't need any sides!

Salmon Chowder, Light

This is a lighter version on the AllRecipes site.

Italian "Not-so-Grilled Cheese"

I make this when I have some calories left at the end of the day and am craving something rich. I use only on slice of bread to cut the carbs.

Broccoli Soup with Ham and Swiss Toasts

This is a version of a Rachael Ray recipe. I really like it because its a complete, easy, comforting food.

Super Good Tomato & Basil Soup

This is soo quick and good! Of course you could reduce the calories and fat drastically by using fat free half and half.

World's Best Lasagna

This is another recipe from AllRecipes. I made VERY few changes to this one, as it got 5 stars from over 3,000 people! One change was using Turkey Italian sausage. The others were too minor to mention.

Easy Asian Chicken, Rice, and Vegetables

I just through this together tonight and needed to know the nutrition info.

Best Tuna Casserole

A little bit healthier version of a recipe I found on AllRecipes.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Corn Chowder w/ Bacon

I modified this from a Rachael Ray recipe.

Western Omelet Casserole

This is from the Fix it and Forget it cookbook.

Chicken Fricassee

This is a recipe I got from Rachael Ray's 30 Minute Meals Comfort Food. It says to serve it over buttermilk biscuits or rice pilaf. I'm going to try toasted whole grain bread or some kind of brown rice.

Italian Wedding Soup

This is actually a combination recipe. Part Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle, part lighter Italian Wedding Soup, part I like to put ravioli in anything I can! I'm going to make it for dinner tonight.

Asparagus and Green Bean Salad with Pesto Dressing

I saw this on 30 Minute Meals and thought it sounded like a great alternative to regular salads.

Salmon Spread

This is a lighter version of a salmon spread I found on AllRecipes.

Salmon Chowder

This is a lower fat version of a recipe I found on AllRecipes.


Very Good (1 rating)
Whole-Wheat Pasta Salad with Walnuts and Feta

This is from The Food You Crave by Ellie Krieger. To make it a one dish meal I add some cooked Albacore Tuna.

Sooo Easy Marinated Chicken

I think this is another one that I found on AllRecipes, its so easy I had it memorized after the first time I made it. This is good as a main dish for dinner or on a salad at lunch time! Make extra and take it for lunch all week!

Crispy Mashed Potato Cakes

This is a recipe from 30 minute meals. My husband loves potatoes, so this should be a hit at my house!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Quick and Easy Chicken Noodle Soup

I found this recipe on AllRecipes and it is a big hit at my house, super easy too.

Italian Tomato and Bean Soup

This is a base recipe to get the nutrition info. for a lightened up version of Pasta Fagioli soup. I leave out the meat and also the pasta (I am trying to steer clear of processed carbs). I haven't added any seasoning because I do it differently each time I make it and I mostly wanted the nutrition info. Feel free to use it as a start to your next soup. Once I have the base recipe I find it so much easier to track, even if I decide to add meat, pasta, or anything else to the soup!

Bean and Veggie Burrito

I started making these when I got hooked on the burritos served at a local restaurant. Theirs are still my favorite, but these run a close second and are cheaper to make.

House Fried Rice

I found this on AllRecipies.com, it was low in calories and looked good.

Golden Sponge Cake with Strawberry Sauce

I combined recipes from two different cookbooks to get this combo, "Good Housekeeping: Light & Healthy Cookbook" and "The Food You Crave" by Ellie Krieger.

Buffalo Chicken Salad

You can adjust the hot sauce to your taste. We like it spicy!

Veggie Chicken Burger

A quick and easy substitue when your family is having burgers.

Easy Bean & Cheese Burrito

This is a healthier version of one of my favorite comfort foods.


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    Who said healthy food had to be boring?
    I love, love, love to cook. Even more than I love to eat (if you can believe it!) and it was such a relief to find that while setting out on this healthy journey I could still cook and enjoy delicious food. I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I do.