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Iced Shortbread Cut-Out Cookies

I used the portal cookie cutters from thinkgeek to make these. Smallest cookies (yield 56) made with star cookie cutter.

Scottish Shortbread

From King Arthur Flour

Luscious Peanut Butter Blondies

Creamy, dreamy dessert. Rich with peanut butter molasses sugar

Caramelized Onion, Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This is a great alternative to high-fat dips and is my go-to appetizer for company.

Italian Wedding Soup

A cross between wedding soup and stracciatella. My grandma's recipe made slightly healthier with meatballs made from ground turkey breast and low-sodium broth.

Parmesan Bacon Muffins

A savory breakfast that's surprisingly low-calorie and high-protein.

Vegetable Stracciatella

A nice soup for late-summer veggies...

Homemade Cheese Manicotti

Great for a Sunday dinner.

Basic Whole Wheat Pasta Dough

A very basic pasta dough.

The Happiest Whole Wheat Cookie

The amazing 48 calorie cookie with no refined sugar or flour!

Stracciatella

My favorite soup.

Whole Wheat Soft Pretzels

Delicious, warm and wholesome!

Chocolate-Date Cookie Bars

A nutty cookie base is covered with chocolate date paste and topped with chopped nuts and shredded coconut. A decadent treat with no refined flour or sugar.

No Bake Berry Cheesecake

A quick and easy summer dessert that's decadent and cool.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Whole Grain Corn Bread

Honey adds just a little sweetness to a rich-tasting whole grain cornbread.

Quick Flatbread

Crisp and tasty, this is a versatile whole grain flat bread or pizza crust.

Ham. Cabbage, and Bean Soup

Very hearty, warm, and great for using up picnic leftovers!

Cinnamon Yogurt Crumb Cake (8/31/12)

An easy coffee cake that's great for Sunday brunch!

Whole Grain Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Replacing some of the butter with yogurt gives these cookies their rich, decadent texture while lowering the fat content.

Whole Grain Pizza Dough

A tasty whole grain crust. Be sure to knead the dough well and let it rise for at least 2 hours.

Whole-Grain High-Protein Waffles

I bet you never thought that a waffle with under 1 gram of fat could have 7.5 grams of protein and taste so good. Plus, the batter is ready in the blender in 5 minutes!

"Clean out the Fridge" Soup (June 17th, 2009 version)

I pick up my CSA bag on Wednesdays, which means that whatever's left hanging around has got to go! Heat up a pot of stock and go to it...

NOTE: The sodium for this recipe is incorrect. I used homemade stock with no added sodium, but substituted boxed broth in the ingredient calculator.

Hearty Summer Pak-Choi Soup

Made with some of the delicious goodies from week 1 of this summer's CSA program, this is high fiber, low fat, and delicious.

Whole Grain Apple Cinnamon Bread

An apple a day keeps the doctor away...and whole grain flours, yogurt, and flaxseed can't hurt either!

I chose low fat yogurt as opposed to fat free to make some of the fat soluble vitamins more digestible. Fat free works perfectly well though.

Whole Grain Blueberry Quick Bread

This hearty quick bread contains four whole grain flours that provide it with a rich texture and flavor. Fresh blueberries take it to a whole new level!

Blueberry Muffins/Pancakes

A tasty, clean sunday breakfast!

Super Strawberry Muffins

These muffins use three different whole grain flours for a texture that's out of this world. This recipe is clean, low-fat, and low-sugar.


Very Good (22 ratings)
Clean Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

With just four all-natural ingredients, you can really feel good about making this frozen yogurt recipe! You can also substitute any fruit puree of your choice when strawberries are out of season.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Clean Chocolate Sour Cream Cupcakes

This recipe is adapted from the one which appears in a recent issue of Clean Eating magazine.

I have made several changes to the original to lower the caloric content as well as sweeten the glaze slightly.

Spiced Pear sauce...and fruit leather!

I first made this after receiving a beautiful box of Harry and David pears as a gift. The pear sauce is fantastic right out of the jar, but this takes it one step further.

Homemade Buffalo Jerky

This jerky is high protein and low fat. Perfect for a snack on the go! 1 oz. is approximately 60 calories, 0.5 grams fat, and 15 grams protein!


Very Good (1 rating)
Ricotta Pancake Base

This is a base recipe for ricotta cheese pancakes, a healthier alternative to traditional ones. Add fruit, spices, and extracts to this that suit your tastes. Some of my favorite combinations:
*strawberries and an extra dollop of ricotta
*bananas and a tsp. of peanut or almond butter
*agave syrup
*blueberry jam
*cinnamon and sucanat or evaporated palm sugar

Whole Grain Pizza Crust

This nutty, crispy crust contains three kinds of flour rich in fiber and iron.

Toasted 10 Grain and Nut Granola

This granola is a great breakfast, snack, or topping.
*Low glycemic and a good source of iron and protein.

Chicken, Greens and Beans Soup

A hearty, savory soup with barely 3 grams of fat. Freezes well.

Lentil-Veggie Loaf

A delicious, vegan "meat" loaf!


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    Keep It Clean
    This cookbook is designed for individuals looking to create clean, healthy meals. To learn more about clean eating or the inspiration behind this book, please visit the blog: http://neensnotes.blogspot.com