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Recipes I've Shared:

Green Goddess Smoothie (Thanks to Katherine Lawrence on VegNews.com)

I didn't do the calculation for serving size (it didn't give it), until after, so I changed the serving size from 1 to 2 for the future - tastes great - I try to incorporate kale in to as many meals I make as I can

Black Bean Soup Hodgepodge

Play with the amount of ingredients - make it a lot until you find what you like!

White Bean Fennel Soup (Allrecipes.com)

The original recipe called for spinach, I used Kale, about 4 cups fresh chopped

Vegetarian Corn Chowder

I used on red, one purple, and one yukon potato, just to add something different. I also added a diced jalepeno pepper, no seeds, left in membrane, 1/2 tablespoon of cayanne, and 1/2 tablespoon redpepper flakes for heat.

Lentil Soup (from Clean Eating Mag)

The recipe from clean eating called out generic vegetable broth. I used the one in this recipe. The difference makes this even better!
I also did not add any additional salt/pepper. The CE recipe called for 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice. I did not add to mine.

Vegetarian Tofu Lasagna with spinach

Thanks to About.com vegetarian food

Nutrition based on 14 servings

Stuffed Eggplant

Used reduced sodium diced tomatoes, panko instead of regular breadcrumbs, used gluten free penne pasta

Cumin-Roasted Eggplant, peppers, and chickpeas

Thanks to Vegetarian Times
Changed servings to 6

Southwestern Black Bean Soup (Jen Hoy, About.com)

Found Kombu (daishi kombu, or dried seaweed) in an asian market near me. Adds a lower amount of sodium and the famous "Umami" flavor to the dish
Recipe says about 60 minutes cooking time - I did about 2 hours - prefer the beans to be softer

Tom's Breakfast Muesli

Mix ingredients - 1 serve = 1/2 cup - I mix with a cup of kefir


Very Good (3 ratings)
Lemon Grilled Chicken and Bulgur (clean eating)

Recipe calls for 2 - 4 oz. boneless skinless breasts, says it serves 4, but serving size is one cup bulgur, and 4 oz. of breast. Calories in Mag came out to 280, this is 293

Mary's tuna salad 1 Serving = 2 oz tuna + mayo

Simply, 3 cans Tuna, 4 Tbsp of Olive Oil Mayo

Bacon and Cheese Frittata - not low fat!

I'm sure that this can use turkey bacon and a 2% shredded mozzerella just as well
I used a cast iron skillet to cook this

Jalapeno Corn Bread in Cast Iron Skillet

Great tasting and moist - could use more Jalapeno though

Spinach, bacon. cheese frittata (not low fat!)

I made this recipe based on the original ingredient list. If turkey bacon, low fat milk, vegetable oil, and 2 % shredded cheddar were used, I'm suure it'd taste just as good! I cooked this in a 12" cast iron skillet

Tom's Crockpot Chili

This was made to use up some ground beef in the fridge. Lower the fat by using ground turkey instead. I also don't add salt, and use no salt added canned beans and such as much as I can. Substitute to your taste.

Tom's Potato Salad

Note* potatoes came out soft after only 15 min. You may want to keep them in for less, or perhaps sub with white potatoes

Mashed Sweet Potatoes

No Salt added to keep sodium down

Shrimp Fra Diavolo W/Linguine

Did not add salt. This came out mild, not hot. You may want to add more crushed pepper if you like spicy.


Very Good (1 rating)
Parmesan Steak Fries

I don't include the salt to reduce sodium

Grilled Flank Steak (Ellie Krieger)

I don't include salt in the nutritional analysis, as I don't include it to reduce the sodium. Prep time includes on hour to marinate meat & mushrooms


Very Good (5 ratings)
Shepherds Pie (Ellie Krieger)

I removed the salt from the recipe for nutrition calculations.If you use the salt,it would have to be added.

Chicken Cacciatore (Ellie Krieger)

I didn't include salt in the nutrition calculations, and I replaced white wine with low sodium chicken broth.

Old Fashioned Meatloaf (Southern living)

From my recipes.com, from Southern Living

Orzo With Feta and Tomatoes

Rachel Ray recipe from Food Network