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Recipes I've Shared:

Spinach and Blueberry Salad

quick and tasty gourmet salad -- took less than 10 minutes to make.

Sunrise Fruity Mocktails

Easy and refreshing drinks for summer!

Easy Chicken and Noodles (slow cooker)

Working girl's way to make chicken and noodles with a slow cooker.

Cajun 15 Bean Soup in a slow cooker

high in fiber, low in fat slow cooker recipe

Civil War Ginger Spice Cookies

This is from an old Mennonite Sorghum cookbook I have. The original recipe calls for lard, but I used butter. I also used whole wheat flour to add some fiber and make it taste more authentic.

"Lower" Sodium Quick Jambalaya

Very easy meal to make; Use the reduced sodium jambalaya mix to cut some of the sodium out.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Slow Cooker Roast Beef

a great meal to freeze in an individual serving and take to lunch with you. lower in sodium than a frozen dinner.

My Turkey Chili variation for slow cooker

a new variation on my normal slow cooker chili

Easy Italian Biscuits

A quick, low-fat, low-calorie alternative to frozen garlic texas toast. My husband used to require garlic toast with his italian meals, until I made these.


Very Good (1 rating)
Fried Corn (spicy)

The easiest side dish you will ever make.
It's also an awesome garnish for tacos, burritos and nachos.

Easy Apple Oatmeal Sorghum Treat

Low in fat and processed sugars. Made with all natural Mennonite Sorghum.
Throw it in the oven while you eat dinner and have dessert ready when you finish eating!
Tastes great with a scoop of fat-free no sugar added vanilla ice cream!

Anita's salsa chicken for tacos

my husband's favorite dish of all time, so easy to make in slow cooker before I go to work.

Spicy Chicken Stir fry with a Thai twist

Server over brown rice or stir fry in cooked whole wheat spaghetti noodles

Anita's rock your socks slow cooker chili

This is simple to make and is a favorite everywhere I take it. Select mild or hot rotel and chili beans to determine the spiciness of it.

Carolina BBQ Pork in slow cooker

not low fat but delicious.

Whole Grain Bread-maker 3 lb loaf

For my Black and Decker bread-maker, it said it would be a 2.5 lb loaf, but it made a 3 lb loaf, which I sliced into 30 slices (15 slices then cut in half)

Corn and Black Bean Salsa Chicken (or for tacos)

Can be eaten plain or shredded as chicken taco filling. Easy to make in slow cooker.

Beef Stew from Leftovers

how much easier can it get?

Spicy Spinach and Sausage soup

Made in the slow cooker/crock pot.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Thai Chicken in Peanut Sauce

Jazz up "plain" ingredients with Thai sauce and feel like you're dining out!

Szechuan Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

My husband thinks this is amazing, and it's so easy to throw together. Even if I haven't had time to thaw the meat, I can still fix this is less than 30 minutes.

CrockPot Chicken Stew

an easy meal that makes great lunch the next day.

Balsamic Chicken And Rice

I make this and freeze individual portions as a low-sodium frozen lunch to take to work.


Very Good (1 rating)
Low Fat Beanie Weenies

Low in fat, easy to make.

Extra Easy Bisquick Pizza

low fat, easy pizza recipe... who'd have thought it possible!

Rotini turkey casserole with spinach

excellent for lunches throughout the week or freeze it for later


Very Good (108 ratings)
15 Minute Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This corn and black bean salsa is the perfect dish for potlucks when you want to have something healthy on the table.