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Recipes I've Shared:

Superfast Tabbouleh

Adapted from a FitPregnancy recipe...it's delicious, and provides 60% dv of manganese!

Spiced Chickpeas and Tofu

High fiber, high protein vegetarian dish with all sorts of health benefits! You get a good dose of healthy fats, a bit of iron and calcium, and if you cook your own dried beans, it's low sodium as well!

Super Stuffed Good Morning Omelet

When I say "stuffed," I really mean OVERFLOWING with veggie goodness! If you want to lighten up the sodium, omit the salt and cheese.


Very Good (1 rating)
No Boil Stuffed Shells

Perfect weeknight meal when you just don't have enough time to cook those darned shells!

Crispy Chickpea Bites

Recorded from the healthy living blog ohsheglows.com, who adapted it from Foodista! Trust me, they're delicious.

White Bean and Wheat Berry "Risotto" with Kale and Bacon (bits)

You can't beat 13g protein and 9g fiber in a meatless dish! Yum! Adapted from "Vegan on the Cheap."


Very Good (1 rating)
Smoky Sweet Potato Shepherds Pie

Good source of protein and fiber, and just plain YUMMY! From the book "Vegan on the Cheap"

Italian Tuna Sautee

I made this up as I went...delish! Serve over quinoa, or grain of your choice.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Acorn Squash and Apple Soup

This delicious (and low calorie) fall soup could really be made with any squash - it's wonderful with butternut as well as acorn!

Pumpkin Spice Syrup (coffee flavoring)

Perhaps not quite as amazing as a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte...but close enough to be cost effective!

Carrot Cake Scuffins

Adapted from the healthy living blog ohsheglows.com

The Ugliest Yummy Lentil Stew-like-thing EVER

Trust me. What's sitting in the big pot on my stove right now is NOT pretty. But it's yummy. And healthy. However, you might not like it if you're used to a lot of more processed foods, as this is a lot of basic foods mixed together. Good luck!

Quinoa with Steamed Edamame and Spinach

Excellent non-meat source of protein! Delicious to boot! This is vegetarian - if you want vegan, simply omit the feta cheese and enjoy!

Oh She Glows Maple Baked Beans (adapted)

This recipe is adapted from the wonderful healthy living blog ohsheglows.com

Snazzed-up Waffles (for the George Foreman)

These hearty waffles may be a bit high in calories, but they make a filling breakfast for any champion! Add a piece of fruit on the side and you're good to go! :)

Recipe can easily be doubled.

Power-packed Peanut Butter n' Banana Oatmeal

This one has a twist...12g fiber and 17g protein, naturally!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Peachy Pina Colada Smoothie

Delicious, and a good source of potassium and vitamin C!

Coffeeceeno

Seriously, as good as a coolatta but with way less calories!

"I'm a Believer" Smoothie

Yes, there are three WHOLE CUPS of spinach in this thing...and you can't taste it!!!

Tofu and Broccoli Fried Rice with Toasted Almonds

This is an adapted (and DELICIOUS) recipe...enjoy!

Autumn Oatmeal

A delicious combination of steel cut oats, pumpkin, apple, and those traditional holiday spices we all love! I added 2 tbsp flax seed meal per serving for an added punch of fber and protein - 8 and 7 grams respectively, in total! And it's YUMMY!

Smashed White Bean Avocado Sandwich

Slimmed-down version from RealSimple!

Cheese & Corn Stuffed Potatoes

Adapted from Cooking Light

Caribbean Rice and Beans

Adapted from Cooking Light

Southwestern Bean Casserole

Adapted from Cooking Light, Nov. 1997

Spinach, Artichoke, and Cannellini Bean Dip

Delicious with pita chips, veggies, etc.

Kitchen Sink Quesadillas

Adapted from RealSimple recipe


Very Good (1 rating)
Strawberry Banana Oatmeal

Full of fiber and protein, and DELICIOUS!

Strawberry Banana Odwalla Shake

Great for breakfast and high in protein!

Green Tea Blueberry Banana Smoothie

I got this from a suggestion in the May '09 issue in Health...7g of fiber, and over 500mg potassium!

Blueberry Almond Milk Smoothie

It's half almond milk and half skim milk, to add some protein!

Chewy Fruit and Flax Granola Bars

From an ad for All Whites egg whites!

Fiber-full English Muffin Pizzas

Made with Fiber One English Muffins!

Honey Oats Bread

For bread machine - 1 1/2 lb loaf


Very Good (1 rating)
Spanish Rice

From Better Homes & Gardens Cookbook, p 80.

Bean & Cheese Burritos

From Better Homes & Gardens cookbook, p 85

Beans with Pesto Bulgur

From Better Homes and Gardens Cookbook (breast cancer special edition, p 87).

Oatmeal Power Breakfast

A fiber and protein-filled breakfast of champions!

Leanne's Light BLT Sandwich

Maybe it's not the lightest sandwich in the world, but if you need that BLT fix, this is it!

Broccoli Tortellini Salad

Delicious, perfect for a picnic! It seems high in calorie, but it's a lot more filling than your usual sides! It could really be a meal itself!

Baked Lemon Garlic Tilapia

An easy weekend dinner - it only looks fancy!

Rice Krispies Pudding Pie

A little peanut butter, a little chocolate, a lot of fun!

Pepparnotter Cookies

An old Scandanavian Recipe

Mom's Easy Chicken Salad

Makes a great brown-bagged lunch!

Lentil Dal - Adaptation from Cooking Light

Adapted from Cooking Light Cookbook

BLT Salad

This is adapted from a Food Network recipe, replacing regular bacon with turkey bacon, and whole wheat with a lighter wheat, saving about 25 calories a serving. Yum!



Recipe Collections I've Shared:

    My Favorite Recipes!
    Here's a compilation of some of my favorites. Some are from other sparkers, some are adapted from other resources, and some are adapted from old family recipes. Enjoy!