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I added a couple extra seasonings to this recipe from Campbell's - chili powder and seasoned salt. Just a sprinkle of each really beefs up the flavors of this casserole.
I also highly recommend trying this with long grain and wild rice, pork chops instead of chicken, golden mushroom condensed soup instead of cream of chicken...and you can really try all kinds of veggies, from corn and peas to asparagus!
I usually add some carrots......but I forgot this time.
Can be frozen and reheated; great with a piece of crusty bread or a small salad and an apple, a la Panera Bread!
Seriously, though, remember the carrots. They do add something. I'm so sad right now... :'-(
This is my dad's gf's famous Italian Chicken Soup. Very simple recipe, easy to make, and delicious! This count does not include the pasta, because obviously, different ppl like different amounts of pasta in their soup, or different kinds (I like whole grain, my bf likes regular, for example).
You don't need to add salt or pepper to this recipe--trust me! You can always add it later, if you don't agree with me... :-)
I adapted this recipe from the one added by BLUEGEM (http://recipes.sparkpeople.co
The main differences: I added a dash of Worcestershire sauce, a can of Asian baby corn, used a slightly smaller onion, and substituted Splenda brown sugar for the regular brown sugar.
You can add less vinegar--she only used 2 tbsp.
Deliciousness, akin to Panera Bread's broccoli cheddar soup.
May be made vegetarian by using Knorr's vegetable stock instead of chicken.
This was my first time making it, and it was delicious--I used butter (as reflected in the nutrition counts), but plan to use Smart Balance next time; also plan to use reduced-fat cheddar for the next batch.
Original recipe called for: half-and-half (not skim), more chicken stock (I subbed Knorr stock and used less water than called for), and nutmeg. Also did NOT call for garlic powder, which I added liberally. :-)
Yummy, quick, easy!
You can add whatever veggies you want--this is just what I had on hand and felt like dealing with. Great for leftover chicken and/or vegetables.
Could use a different kind of biscuit, the honey butter ones were just what I had in the fridge.
Delicious with some sugar-free jam...or just by themselves!! :-)
(They also freeze well...)
These are quick to make, and may be frozen for an easy, high-protein breakfast any morning!
You can add pretty much any veggies to this...enjoy!
So simple, so delicious! My dad and brother went back for seconds...definitely family-friendly!
We served it over egg noodles-- with 2 oz of No Yolks egg noodles each, the total # calories is 563.7
Yummy Greek yogurt sauce, made with nonfat Greek yogurt!
These are great with a little sprinkle of organic chocolate chips on top. Yum!
Yummy, quick-to-make bran muffins that taste kind of like gingerbread!
I borrowed this recipe from SUZGLEDALL, but omitted the butter. I love to add a little extra lemon juice to this (yum)...we serve with a green veg (like green beans) and a carb (usually brown rice).
My sister used to make this chicken veggie pasta for everyone, and I decided tortellini would be fun to try...it was delicious!
I only used the Tyson pre-cooked, frozen, grilled chicken breasts because they were easy and we had them. The olive oil was to cook them...you'd still need it to cook raw chicken anyway, though, so this is pretty true to calorie either way.
It is the kind of recipe you can personalize--I tossed in peppers, my sister sometimes throws in tomatoes, zucchini and squash are good in this recipe...you can even sub the chicken with ham! Or no meat at all!
And it's really, really tasty with some parmesan or romano cheese.
A trail mix snack to satisfy those of us who don't like raisins (and are allergic to tree nuts--convenient, huh?)! :-)
These were on AllRecipes.com, and one person commented with her healthified adaptation of the original recipe. I've done some tweaking since then (like soaking the bran cereal in the applesauce to soften it), and now here it is!
This is a very basic chili recipe--then again, chili is interpretive and all about personal preference, so after you know the basics, feel free to have fun--I add diced red pepper, I've tried using dark red kidney beans, and I've added corn. Have fun and be creative!
I altered this recipe, which I found online, so it'd be nice and flavorful to satisfy my picky eaters!
For those who don't like 'things' in their shepherd's pie: this one doesn't contain chopped onion or vegetables. It's just straight-up shepherd's pie.
I usually serve this with green beans or asparagus.
My grandmother used to make this for us when we were kids--it's a sort of poor-country-girl spin on a Waldorf salad.
Now, I have left out the pecans (about 1/4 cup, chopped), because I'm allergic. If you add those, it increases the calories by about 100 per serving.
I also use regular Miracle Whip, but you could try with the reduced fat kind or whatever...
This sauce is like a combination of Primavera and Vodka Sauces...and it's delicious!
This is good with all kinds of veggies, this is just basic.
A traditional Irish dish, combining mashed potatoes with lightly steamed cabbage and finely diced onion.
A fresh, delicious chicken recipe for the summer!
Great for Sandwiches!
Hooray for Five-Ingredient Fix, and especially for muffins from scratch!
I estimated the calories with honey, since I figure most of us won't have agave syrup.
(This is NOT my recipe!)
This is a quick, single-serve, tasty meal for one! ...or even a side dish! (goes well with chicken)
A quick and easy meal that's delicious--my whole family loves this one!
Great for use in wraps or salad the day after, too!
Yummy low-cal Asian-inspired meal!
A great way to use up extra brown rice and any veggies you have kicking around!
To get wrappers to stick together, dip 2 fingertips in water and moisten the edges.
Make sure to spray the baking pan with PAM, or they will stick!
For a little something different, you can add water chestnuts, bean sprouts, or even a meat like chicken or pork!
A simple, yummy way to make potatoes in the oven! A great side dish for lamb or pork, or anything off the grill!
Yummy green beans with a vinegar snap!
One of my dad's best!
Just so you guys know, the calories are for the COOKED lamb!
Low-calorie and 12 g protein! Woo!
Just like my chicken kabobs, but calculated with beef!
These are always a hit with my family! Great served with brown rice, and an excellent way to get those veggies and that protein!
This quesadilla is packed with good stuff, and is delicious--and under 500 calories!
A great way to use up leftover chicken!
I generally add one serving of tortilla chips with this, for an extra crunch!
I also sometimes substitute spinach for the romaine.
Super Easy, Super Fast, and Super Low-cal!! :-D
Delicious with brown rice--Enjoy!
Great on its own, or as a side with some yummy grilled chicken!
To healthify this even more, you can use a little less olive oil--I mainly use it for flavor!
I use fresh baby spinach for this--and my handy-dandy little omelette pan (a two-sided pan that snaps together for easy flipping)!