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One of my personal favorites. Tried, tested and love it because it gives that sausage taste that you crave without the fat.
From Oxygen magazine. Recommended for PMS symptoms Hmmmm
Reduced bananas to 2; exchanged 1/2 cup rice flour with Spelt flour; some other substitutions too.
Very dense muffin from Oxygen magazine.
My revisions: upped amount of dates; 1/4 tsp each of ground cinnamon and nutmeg; removed egg; added applesauce; and changed portion size to MINI muffins.
Substitution: you could switch out the dates for raisins. Would also work with pecans or walnuts.
From Clean Eating Magazine.
Recommendations: mix with cubed chicken and halved grapes for a simple chicken salad.
From Clean Eating magazine.
Suggestions: serve with garlic crostinis and/or fresh vegetables.
Based upon Garlic Shrimp by SHELLBERTANN. The cheese topping and noodles are NOT calculated in this version, so you can reduce or add a different type then I do (i.e. Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat).
Would also be good served over a salad or even brown rice. Very light taste so would be good as summer dish. Also, you can subsitute zucchini with yellow squash - dice all the veggies to the about the same size for uniform cooking.
I also changed the cooking direction - veggies should start first, as Shrimp takes very little time to cook.
I've also used chocolate chips, chopped pecans etc.. This is not a rich tasting decadent cookie but can get you through when you want a cookie.
A bread machine sweet bread with swirls of cinnamon and pecan, very festive!
From the book The Complete Book of Bread and Bread Machines by Christini Ingram and Jennie Shapter.
I've tried several of the SR pizza dough recommendations and none of them quite worked right. This book has always had great recipes that worked like they said so this is now the one we use.
Be careful about replacing sugar and flours - this effects the yeast and it's ability to rise. Make sure you've calculated if making a a substitution.
This recipe is only calculated for the dough itself. This allows you to make the pizza your own with adding whatever you wish.
Pizza sauce suggestion: 1 can diced tomatoes with 2 Tbsp tomato paste, pulse 1-3 times in a food processor and use as the base spread.
Pizza topping suggestions:
Neapolitan: Basil, Mozzarella cheese, and Tomatoes.
Hawaiian: Pineapple with lean ham
Hamburger (pre-cook the hamburger and just freeze)
Cheese (try mixing cheese for different combos)
Italian: Sausage, bell pepper, onions (try red if you like more heat) and olives
Revised from HAWGWILD1's Lean Ham and Eggs recipe (which is great but I just needed it recalculated for spark)
Options: try chives, chopped bell pepper, mushrooms, whatever you like in an omelette.
This recipe does use Splenda.
A breakfast favorite for that sausage taste w/o the calories. Freeze back for breakfast through the week or cook loose (no patties) and use with egg whites.
From Oxygen magazine.
Adapted from Low-Fat Hummus by JULZ654
1/3 of a cup per serving.
This recipe is an adaptation of Hollybearsmom recipe. I added Greek Yogurt and a few more spices.
Recipe from Clean Eating Magazine. Has become a great favorite around here!
Use the Whole Wheat French Loaf bread recipe and let the bread stay out overnight before the breakfast prep as slightly stale bread makes better French Toast.
Holiday recipe from Clean Eating magazine. You could delete the chestnuts and serve without. Use Vegetable broth to make vegetarian.
I first saw the use of Cauliflower puree being used on Top Chef, and then noticed it on other cooking shows. It intrigued me and I can't stand Cauliflower! But here I add them with mashed potatoes so I can up the value of the mashed potatoes, cut back on the calories, and extend the potatoes.
Adapted from a Clean Eating magazine recipe using lean bison meat.
A spicy chicken and fruit salad, delicious cold.
1/2 cup is a serving. Double or triple this recipe if you want to have enough for 4 or more people.
from the American Institute for Cancer Research www.aicr.org
We've also added in chopped Summer Squash to this recipe. The key to this recipe is the fresh Rosemary - dried just doesn't give it the punch.
Adapted from a Cooking Light recipe. Also, you could add chopped mushrooms or chopped green onions instead of the shallots for variations.
Originally called for Heirloom Tomatoes but those are way too expensive for my family. Just make sure your tomatoes are truly ripe - not green - for the best taste.
A wonderful taste which is well worth the prep time. Breadcrumbs are based upon 1/2 a slice of bread being used.
Recipes I've Rated:
- Lime Shrimp
- Low Fat Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
- Vegan Brainless Banana Pancakes
- Apple Pockets
- Greek Tuna Pasta Salad
- Honey Ginger Pot Roast
- Walnut Blueberry Banana Bread
- Blueberry Ricotta Oatmeal
- Mediterranean Chicken
- Whole Wheat Pumpkin Spice Pancakes
- Clean eating salsa
- Olive, Chickpea and Tomato Tapenade
- Creamy Stovetop Curry Chicken and Pasta
- Pumpkin Nut Muffins
- Christmas Biscotti
- Lean Eggs & Ham
- Blueberry, Buckwheat Pancakes - 1/3 cup of mix
- Low Fat Mashed Sweet Potatoes
- Herb-Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
- Sweet Potato Fries
- Turkey Bolognese Sauce
- Eat-Clean Butternut Soup
- Tuna and White Bean Dip or Spread
- Mexicali Skillet Rice
- Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins - Eat Clean Recipe
- Oatmeal Pancakes
- "Clean" Pasta Primavera
- Garlic Shrimp Pasta
- Honey Whole Wheat Bread Rolls
- Pineapple Banana Muffins
- Cider Meat Stew
- Steph2003's Spicy Crockpot Southern Barbecued Chicken
- B's Tomato Zucchini Salad
- Bread Machine Bread Sticks
- balsamic glazed pork tenderloin
- Sesame Peanut Noodles
- My Spicy Old Fashioned Meatloaf
- Grilled Salsa
- Easy Yeast Free Pizza Crust
- Weeknight Pizza Crust
- Whole Wheat & Oat Pizza Crust
- whole wheat pizza crust
- Oven Fried Fish
Recipe Collections I've Shared:
Recipes from fellow Sparkers that I want to try in my healthy lifestyle.
Bread recipes including bread machine recipes.
|Desserts, Cookies, Treats and other Goodies
|Viva La Flavor Crockpot Recipes
Selected recipes are made from basic kitchen and pantry goods without the reliance upon processed foods (i.e. BBQ sauce, creamed soups etc...). Selections from a variety of dishes instead of concentrating on one or two meats or stews.
|Clean Eating with Salads, Soups and Veggies
Light food such as salads, soups and veggies. Either sides or main dishes.
|Clean Eating Lifestyle Cookbook
Recipes from the magazine Clean Eating and recipes that have been converted to the Clean Eating Lifestyle principles. Primarily entees are listed here, which include pork, turkey, chicken, beef and bison.
|Clean Eating sides, salsas, dips, dressings, condiments
Recipes for salsas, dips, dressings, condiments, and also vegetable sides for main entrees. If the recipe isn't totally "clean", it's in the process of being edited and changed to suit my needs. Enjoy!
|Clean Eating desserts, sweet breads, muffins and treats
We all need that little something to keep us happy and here it is. Recipes that try to be as "clean" as possible but providing some sweet comfort food. Includes brownies, desserts, sweet breads, muffins, and other yum yums.
|Clean Eating breakfast options
Options for low cal, high fiber/protein, no to little sugar, items for breakfast.
|Holiday and Special Occasion Recipes
|Labyrinth's Fish recipes
Fish recipes concentrating on clean eating principles: no frying, no butter, and with little to no sugar. As best as I can I have tried to keep these low salt also. Focus is on commonly available ingredients, natural seasonings, with baking and broiling cooking methods,