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This is a skinnier version of another recipe I found on the web.
Great side-dish! Prep time is low, but you need to consider that this salad is marinated in the dressing overnight. Plan ahead for this one, but worth it!
Although this is not low-fat. It is lower in fat and calories than the original recipe we found on the internet. I have been working with this recipe for awhile, and think I have finally gotten it down.
This is not a traditional recipe.It is great on oatmeal or by itself.
This mix can be used alone or sprinkled over oatmeal, salad, yogurt...
Quick lunch and an old stand-by.
I took another recipe and changed it up by using lower fat ingredients and portion sizes
I took another recipe that I found online and changed it up a little with ingredients I had on hand.
Yum! Moderation is the key.
This is a family favorite. Serve smaller portions to lower calorie range. Dressing could also be changed to lower calorie level.
This recipe can also be made with chicken breast meat.
A lower fat and calorie version of a family favorite.
You can further reduce the cholesterol and/or fat content by using 2 egg whites, instead of the whole egg, and boneless, skinless chicken breasts. Cooking time can be reduced by boiling the chicken ahead of time.
This is a modification from a Rachel Ray recipe. I reduced the amount of fat and increased the number of portions. This about 1/2 the original recipe and still makes 10 good-sized portions.
This can be trimmed down further by using egg substitute, but didn't have any on hand.
I took a friend's recipe and lowered the fat content dramatically by reducing the oil from 1 cup to 1/3 cup.
You can use any type of Italian dressing for this recipe. I prefer the Roasted Red Pepper or Tomato types.
I typically have ground turkey on hand, so I used this instead of the traditional meats.
Using a Foreman grill, really gets the crunch going on these tasty quesadillas.
This is a double recipe because my kids can't get enough of this, and I cook in batches. You can easily divide this recipe for a smaller family.
Everything in moderation!
I modified a recipe from EatBetter America to lower the calorie count further.
I used ideas from several recipes to come up with this.
A friend's mom fixed this when I was a kid, and I loved it. I made a few adjustments to bring the calorie count and fat level down.
Got this recipe from a friend of mine.
I took bits and pieces of various recipes to come up with this tasty variety.
A little of this...A little of that...
This recipe was originally in Southern Living magazine. I changed it a bit to suit my family.
A great side dish for meatloaf or your favorite meal.
An adaptation of a recipe I found on the back of the cheese package.
I came up with this recipe, which I modeled after our local Chinese restaurant's offering, since this is my son's favorite meal there.
My sister-in-law shared this recipe years ago. You may choose to omit the Italian sausage and use all ground beef. Spinach is also optional.
This can be divided into smaller sizes, baked, and frozen for later use.
This casserole is a great way to use leftovers or can be made as is. Pair it with fresh or steamed vegetables for a satisfying meal.
Spicy and creamy enchiladas are great when paired with brown or Mexican rice.
This recipe is similar to one found on Food Network.
A great side dish for roast beef.
Comfort food with a low-fat flair. Quick and easy meal.
Serve this tasty sauce over your favorite pasta or with spaghetti squash.
This is a tasty way to get rid of leftover chicken or Thanksgiving turkey. Can be served with mashed potatoes, noodles, stuffing, bread, or rice. Most importantly, this can be a quick meal, paired with a vegetable side dish!
My sister-in-law came up with this recipe. I added a few other touches that our family enjoys. Other greens may be substituted as they are available: iceberg, red leaf, green leaf, butter lettuces, etc.
Spaghetti squash is a great alternative to pasta (which I love) when I want to lighten up a meal.
Inspired by the recipe submitted by another member, I lowered the fat content by using applesauce, instead.
This is a light soup for summer or a great warmer-upper for winter.
This recipe has been a big hit whenever I have served it.
This is a hearty one-dish meal.
I took a friend's recipe and made slight changes to make it a little lower in fat.
This is one of those food experiments that worked!
A healthier version of my family's favorite comfort food.
This light soup reheats and freezes well.
I used another Spark recipe as the basis for this. This recipe can be made with Activia Light to reduce the calories further.
I used a recipe from Tyler Florence on the Food Network site as a springboard for this recipe.
This dish is one of those cold day warmer-uppers!
I used a recipe from EatBetterAmerica as the springboard for this recipe
Chicken bratwurst makes this recipe healthier.
This will warm you up on a cold day!
I adapted a recipe from Tyler Florence on the Food Network.
Getting rid of leftover turkey is easy with this comfort food.
I tweaked the recipe from the Stove Top package to make this a little lighter. Great one-dish meal
I made a few adjustments to the Bisquick recipe to come up with something a little less caloric and drop the fat.
This casserole is prepared the night before and baked the next day for a hearty breakfast
This casserole is prepared the night before serving and baked the next morning for a hearty breakfast.
I took a little from everyone's recipe ideas to come up with this variation.
This combo can be used for quesadillas, nachos, or--my favorite--served over a bed of wild rice with cheese on top. Quick, easy, and yummy!
Great with spaghetti squash, pasta, or can be used for meat ball sandwiches.
This can be served as a one-dish meal.
Another lighter version of a family favorite.
A light version of a holiday favorite
A friend shared this recipe years ago, I didn't know it was so healthy!
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- Tuna Patties for One
- Sweet and Spicy Potato Oven Fries
- Honey Brushed Spicy Chicken Thighs
- Zesty Orange-Cranberry Sauce (Relish)
- Brown Sugar-Mustard Pork Chops
- Mashed Turnips Remix
- Terry's cranberry orange/apple relish
- Crock Pot - Cube Steak and Gravy
- Slow Cooker Swedish Cabbage Rolls
- Chicken and Shrimp Jambalaya
- Vegetable-Packed Guacamole
- Creamy Avocado Dressing