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Recipes I've Shared:

Beef and Noodle Bake

This is an old WW recipe that I used to make when I was counting points. It's yummy, makes a good family sized meal and freezes well. I do not add extra salt to this recipe so some might find it lacking in seasoning. Add extra salt or seasoning to taste. I also used 2% milkfat cottage cheese instead of 1% and reduced fat sour cream instead of fat free. You could probably cut the calories even more by going fat free.

Creamy Chicken With Artichokes and Rice

This is great paired with a salad and some fruit.

Chicken Salad

Found a recipe on SparkRecipes that I liked but had to modify it a bit. Also, I couldn't no fat cottage cheese and I don't like fat free mayo or sugar free relish. Plus I wanted to make a larger quantity to last my husband and I for the week. This is my modified version and it is still great!

Dwan's Slow Cooker BBQ

This is an old WW recipe that I modified. I use a diet cola when the original recipe calls for a regular soda. I also use some lower sodium ingredients (i.e. the worcestershire sauce). You can shave off more sodium by using lower sodium varieties of the other ingredients. For those of you who are WW fans and keep points...the points value is 12 (which includes a bun and pickles--but keep in mind they used a regular soda). My recipe is healthier.

Dwan's Spaghetti Squash Primavera

I modified another recipe to suit our tastes and it came out terrific!

Chili Mac

This is an old WW recipe. It can be a little bland since you use a lot of no salt added ingredients so season it to taste. My family loves this recipe and my daughter asks for it frequently


Very Good (1 rating)
Pistachio Chicken

This is a South Beach Diet Phase 1 recipe that I love...and so does everyone else that I cook for....The ingredients listed above may differ in amounts according to the weight of the chicken and how many pistachios are used so you will need to recalculate the nutritional information each time. I allow 3 oz of chicken per serving as a serving size.


Very Good (2 ratings)
Crustless Spinach and Sausage Quiche

This is a modified version of a spinach quiche recipe that I got off the back of a package of Knorr's Vegetable soup mix. The orignal recipe calls for a pie crust instead of sausage. I like this version for the added protein from the sausage.

Dwan's Special Chili

This is basically an open and dump recipe! I get a lot of requests for it, though...and it's delicious. It makes a large quantity which is perfect for those football parties or for freezing.
You can adjust the heat of the spiciness by adding Tobasco or getting the hot chili beans or the hot Rotel Tomatoes, or the Hot Chili seasoning pkg.

WW Meatloaf

This is a recipe that I got from a WW magazine years ago. It has been a long standing favorite in my family and among my friends (who always want the recipe!)


Very Good (11 ratings)
Creamy Chicken and Penne Pasta

Yummy! Add other vegetables if you like (not included in the nutritional info) to make this a more hearty meal

Moroccan Chicken

Great paired with some couscous!

Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip

This is one of my specialties. It is not my recipe; I actually got it off the back of Knorr's Vegetable Soup Mix. For every party I am invited to I am requested to bring this dish...or stay home...LOL

Cucumber Garbanzo Bean Salad

This is great either alone or as a side dish!

Dwan's Chicken Tortilla Soup

Fabulous! I shared this with a friend tonight and she was in awe. My husband loved this, too. I love it that I can have a whole cup for 162.5 calories! It is a hearty meal and can be paired with a salad or you can add toppings (note: not included in the nutritional information).

Dwan's Special Chicken and White Bean Chili

I came up with this recipe after reviewing many recipes with similar ingredients. I believe the important thing is customizing recipes to suit your family's taste. My husband loved this recipe! I cook the chicken in the slow cooker all night then shred it the next day (the slow cooking makes it easier to shred). The picture does not do this dish justice.