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Recipes I've Shared:

Abs Diet Chili (modified)

Has a great kick with a touch of sweetness from the cinnamon. Hearty, and filling.

Dominican Style Oatmeal - AllRecipes

Slightly modified from AllRecipes.com; delicious bowl of oatmeal!

Velveeta Cheese Sauce

Modified from Cooks.com - delicious Cheese Sauce! Great over steamed veggies or a baked potato!

Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

From my mother-in-law's recipe.

Cheesy Bacon Breasts

Slightly modified from AllRecipes.com

Maple Brown Sugar Granola Cookies

From the Cascadian Farm Maple & Brown Sugar Granola cereal box - slightly modified.

Scones

Modfiied from AllRecipes.com

Enchiladas

Lots of veggies make these enchiladas very filling! Seasoning can be adjusted to your personal preference. Top with fresh lettuce, tomato and sour cream if desired!

Barbecued Flank Steak Sandwiches

Slightly modified Cooking Light Recipe. These are quick and tasty!

Bananas Foster II - AllRecipes.com

Slightly modified AllRecipes.com bananas foster recipe. Delicious!

Blueberry Coffee Cake III - AllRecipes

Slightly modified from AllRecipes.com - nice density, very good flavor. The topping is delicious!

Mozzarella, Ham, and Basil Panini

Delicious and different, crispy sandwich with a wonderful blend of flavors. (Adapted from Cooking Light.)

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

A family recipe (from my mother in law) for a unique twist on traditional meatballs. These are baked in a wonderful tomato based sweet & sour sauce and is delicious over rice! (Makes LOTS of sauce!)

Bean Soup with Kale - AllRecipes

Slightly modified recipe from AllRecipes. Delicious soup!

Rempel Family Meatloaf - AllRecipes

Altered ingredients to use reduced fat Cheez-Its instead of crushed Ritz Crackers.

One Bowl Banana Muffins

"Easy to Bake Easy to Make" recipe, slightly modified.

Broccoli Rice Casserole - modified from AllRecipes

A creamy side dish that is baked in a delicious cheese sauce.

Mini Meatball Subs - AllRecipes

"These are great for entertaining ....a meatball with sauce and mozzarella cheese between a little roll."
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i-Meatball-Subs/Detail.aspx

Sweet Restaurant Slaw - AllRecipes

By: Sandi Johnson
"This tastes just like the cole slaw served at popular fried chicken or fish restaurants. It's excellent with burgers or on top of BBQ'd pork sandwiches, too!!!"

Garlic Red Potatoes - AllRecipes

By: MARDI1030
"Simple, savory, and very flavorful variation on new red potatoes. Excellent side dish!"

French Market Sandwiches - AllRecipes

By: Florence McNulty
"I first tasted this warm ham and cheese sandwich at a luncheon, and it quickly became a favorite in our house,' says Florence McNulty of Montebello, California. 'I keep some in the freezer for fast meals. My bridge club enjoys them with soup and fresh fruit.'

Peanut Butter Bars I - AllRecipes

"These peanut butter bars taste just like peanut butter cups."

Delicious Buttermilk Pancakes

I LOVE these pancakes! They come out light and fluffy and have such a great flavor. Enjoy with some warm maple syrup for a delicious treat!

Peach Crumble

Took a recipe that was shared with me and lightened it up a little - next time would replace the stick of butter with a margarine to help cut calories as well!

Spicy Chicken and Orzo Skillet

Quick and easy one dish meal with some heat to it! Adjust seasonings to your family's tastes. Great way to get those veggies mixed into your main dish.

Chicken & Veggies with Thai Peanut Sauce

Delicious and different mix of veggies and chicken with a tasty peanut sauce that you can tweak to your taste preferences. Great served over brown rice.

Cracked Sugar Cookies

This is a nice soft center sugar cookie.

Better Homes & Garden Banana Bread - Lighter Version

This has been my favorite banana bread recipe for many, many years - since the first time I tried it, I've never used another recipe. But I changed up a couple of the ingredients to make it a little healthier and love the way it tastes!

Freeze your bananas when they're starting to go bad and pull them out for this recipe!

Loaded Veggie, Turkey & Bean Soup

This is the whole veggie drawer in soup form! LOADED with GREAT stuff and some beans and ground turkey for a boost of protein, this soup is fantastic with a slice of crusty bread or whole wheat dinner roll to soak up some of the broth.

Very versatile as well, change out the veggies, and add more flavors to your liking.

Whole Grain Blueberry Banana Pancakes

A slightly lighter/healthier version of a Meal Makeover Moms Recipe. Very hearty and filling, and you can top with fruit/syrup or eat them by themselves! Delicious!

Blueberry Banana Pancakes

A lighter version of the Tasty Kitchen Recipe.

No Fail Sugar Cookies

The dough holds its shape and won't spread during baking.

Delightful Fruity Blueberry Smoothie

A great base - play with it however you want! Add different fruits and different yogurt flavors for a refreshing and DELICIOUS smoothie treat! Freeze in popsicle molds for a cool summer dessert!

Honey Chicken, Shrimp & Veggie Kabobs

Can be cooked under the broiler instead of the grill if needed!

Double Chocolate Snack Cake - Done Light!

Took a yummy chocolate snack cake recipe I used to enjoy making in high school and swapped out a few of the ingredients for healthier alternatives to come up with this better for you version! It makes a hearty, dense chocolate treat that will help satisfy that sweet tooth.


Incredible! (2 ratings)
No Fry Sweet & Sour Chicken

Took a sweet & sour recipe we enjoyed and tried to make it a little quicker to fix and better for you by taking out the frying! It makes plenty of delicious sauce, and you can add more vegetables to it depending on your family's preference!

Cheesy Lasagna

A basic lasagna recipe I've been using for years. It's a good canvas - stuff it full of more fresh veggies to make it your own (layer in some squash/zucchini, add onion and peppers to the meat while cooking, etc.)

Delicious Turkey Burgers

Flavorful and healthy, great source of protein! Fix it up the way you like, eat with or without a bun, add a couple condiments and lots of veggies!

Quick Chili

A easy go-to recipe from my mother-in-law for chili in a pinch! Great topped with a little cheddar, serve on brown rice or treat yourself to a slice of cornbread!

Cheese Steak Pizza on Whole Wheat Crust

My pizza loving boys really enjoy homemade pizza night. Using my go-to crust we created this "concoction" the other night and thought it was hearty, filling, and tasty! Enjoy a slice with a side salad for a complete meal.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Fresh Vegetable & Kidney Bean Soup

I was playing around with ingredients tonight and came up with this one. I love a good fresh vegetable soup and wanted some extra protein in there without adding meat, so I threw in some beans. I think it has just the right amount of flavor, but is mild enough to allow you to really taste and appreciate all the wonderful fresh vegetables.

Okra and Tomatoes

A wonderful blend of fresh vegetables simmered to perfection with a touch of seasonings for flavor. Robust and tasty!

Basil Garlic Veggie Omelette

A filling omelette full of veggies sauteed with garlic and basil and covered with melted cheese.

Chicken Tortilla Soup

Just the right amount of spice and flavor, a hearty bowl of soup packed with good stuff to fill you up (shared with me by my cooking extraordinaire friend Tammi)!

Mushroom Egg White Omelet

A delicious, healthy way to start the day! Enjoy with a serving of yogurt and a piece of fruit.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Homemade Tangy Coleslaw

Homemade coleslaw, refreshing, low calorie side dish!

Basil Spinach Scrambled Eggs

A light, healthy, high protein mixture to get your day started right!


Very Good (17 ratings)
Lemon Garlic Tilapia Fillets

A nice blend of seasonings, light lemon flavor to compliment this light fish!

Turkey Club Paninis

These were so good! A filling, delicious sandwich!

Green Beans and Beef

A little sweet, a lot of savory!

Creamy Chicken and Vegetables

Creamy and lightly flavorful, an excellent way to eat your veggies!