SparkPeople Advertisers Keep the Site Free

More About SHELBSYD


Visit My SparkPage
Send Me SparkMail

Recipes I've Shared:

Cranberry Fiesta Hummus Dip

I am loving hummus and this hummus is refreshing but has a bite to it. It's great to dip tortilla chips and lots of veggies or spread on a sandwich.

Tequila Lime Grilled Wild Blue Shrimp Kabobs

In the summer mood, nothing like cooking kabobs on the grill!

Granola Rounds

http://thecafesucrefarine.blogspot.com/201
2/01/granola-bars-reinvented-in-round.
html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=
email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+blogspot%2F
KEYPqf+%28The+Caf%C3%A9+Sucr%C3%A9+Farine%29

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Veggie loves yoga
http://www.loveveggiesandyoga.com/
2012/01/peanut-butter-chocolate-chip-c
ookie-dough-bites.html#comment-86147

Banana Bread

http://www.thefreshloaf.com/recipes/banana
bread

Almond Thin Cookies

http://www.diabeticlivingonline.com/recipe
/cookies/chocolate-dipped-almond-thins/

Gingerbread

Adapted from Fast Recipes - http://www.fastrecipes.com/recipe/pumpkin-
gingerbread-loaves-2009051833911/

Grilled Corn Relish

This is a perfect side to go with steak, but I am having it with chicken as my side salad. I made this recipe for one, but you can double it up and have it for tow or more.

Crockpot Shredded Chicken BBQ

A southern treast, low in fat and carbs!

Cinnamon Apple Peanut Butter

I love making peanut butter and I wanted to change it up a pinch by using Cinnamon Apple Syrup instead of Maple. It is sweet and so good! Perfect for PB&J with apples, in oatmeal, yogurt, ice cream and more. Give it a try, you will LOVE making Nut Butter

Cinnamon Almond Butter- Creamy

I like stiffer nut butter, but today I wanted to makeit a little more drippy for drizzling on my oatmeal and yogurt. This is the best nut butter ever!!

Spaghetti Squash and Meat Sauce

I never had spaghetti squash, so I was dying to try it! This is really good and I am impressed. You must try it!! I am shocked on how good spaghetti squash is. This is also great way to use up your fresh tomatoes from your garden.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Roasted red pepper, Sun-dried Tomato & Basil Hummus

I had a red pepper and garbanzo beans, so I thought why not try to make some yummy hummus without Tahini Paste. It worked out wonderfully! It's creamy, tangy, a little spicy, perfect for pita chips and on my turkey sandwich!

Apple Pear Butter

I love the fall and I love apple and pear butter. I got this recipe from Whole Foods, I just tweaked it a bit, just by adding lemon juice to keep the fruit from browning. The consistency is like apple sauce. It would go great with pork, chicken with mashed potatoes on the side. I'm using this to put in my yogurt, pancakes, ice cream and oatmeal.

Butternut squash & Apples

I bought the frozen Butternut Squash from Target, and I needed to use it, since I was craving butternut squash. This was sweet and delectable. This recipe could serve two or one big lunch, but I ate the whole thing for dinner! Yum

Taco Salad ala Trader Joes Ingredients

I love Taco salad, so I made this layered salad that has a lot of flavor. You can omit the lettuce and tomatoes and have the rest of it as a dip if you'd like.

In the picture, my family was going to be late for dinner, so I didn't want my chips to get soggy, otherwise layer them on the bottom.

Smore's Brownies

This is not diet food! This is a treat that my family requested after I showed them How Sweet It Is recipe. Thanks Jessica!! I tried to make it as reduced fat as I could. I bet you maybe able to better. This was fast easy and fun to make!! Makes a great use of a mini blow torch! he he

Pumpkin Granola

It's getting to that time of year where leaves change, apples are an abundance,crisp air and best of all the smell of fall. To me the smell of fall is baked pumpkin, apple pie and warm comfort food. Well we can have that in a more healthy way! Get that oven heated and try some yummy Pumpkin Granola! Take your fall apple, put on some Peanut Butter and top with some pumpkin granola! This granola is awesome with oatmeal, yogurt or by the handful! Great source of fiber and protein!! By the way, Holy Mother of Pumpkin! This is so good and clumpy!!! Enjoy!!

Cake Batter Cashew Butter

Happy Birthday to me! No, not really but who could resist to make birthday cashew butter? You so have to try this, you'll love it!!

Vanilla Bean Coconut Peanut Butter

I got this from Healthy Foods blog and let me tell you, she is right, this is addicting!!!

Grilled Shrimp and Brie Cheese

This is a quick summery dish that it so delish. It would make a great appetizer, served with crusty bread or even on top of tortilla chips, or even on a sandwich. Yum! I put two servings, since this is my hubby's and my dinner, but this recipe could serve 3 to 4 people.

Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad

This is a simple salad, but the salad dressing is high in calories, So I didn't put it in the calculations, and I used whole foods 365 balsamic dressing. Less Calories and tastes yummy!

Warm Quinoa Pear Salad

I never had Quinoa do I thought that having it with pears, cinnamon and raisins would taste out of this world andguess what I was right! Give it a try, you maybe surprised on how good it tastes.

Peanut Butter Banana Doughballs (AKA PB Banana Bread Bombs)

I got this recipe from Nourshing Flourshing! They are fast easy and all good ingredients, can you believe only 3, yes 3 ingredients in these cookies? There really doughy and soft, so make sure you let them sit to harden a bit!

Overnight Oatmeal - Peanut Butter & Jelly

Craving a PB&J, nothing like having a heaping healthy bowl of it in the morning. With over night oats you don't have to do any cooking and it's all ready for you in the morning, just add your toppings!! This is so good!!

Overnight Pumpkin Oatmeal

Hearty fullfilling breakfast when you don't have time to cook! This is like eating dessert in the morning!!! Also this will definitly keep you full until lunch!

Almond Joy Over Night Oatmeal

A sweet and healthy treat for breakfast! Definitely less calories then a real almond joy and more filling!!!

Basic recipe for over night oatmeal

This is a plain recipe for over night oatmeal. You can add whatever your heart desires, such as pumpkin, apples, blueberries, banana's, maple syrup, granola, cinnamon, chocolate chips, coconut, almonds, honey, strawberries, espresso, apple butter, jam, peanut butter, falx seed ok I could go on and on!

Chinese Shrimp Salad

Craving Chinese Salad, made due with what I got! This is so fast and so good! Try different versions, add scallions,water chestnuts, almonds, chicken,tofu, broccoli, whatever your heart desires, it's your salad!

Spicy 2 Pepper Hummus

Had a Poblano Pepper, and I didn't know what to do with it, so I decided to make some yummy hummus. This is great on sandwiches, dipping veggies in, or plopping on a salad!

Baked Artichoke Hearts

This is so fast and so easy to make and good for you to! You get the crunch of fried foods, with out all the fat! Make a big batch for a party!! The sodium will be allot less then calculated if you rinse the artichokes really well!

Pumpkin-Apple Quick Oatmeal

This is such a fast easy fall recipe that you can have for breakfast or even dinner! It's like eating dessert! I got this recipe from Diabetic Living Magazine, just added raw apple over dried apple.

Apple Cinnamon Granola

With cooler weather approaching us, no better reason then to make apple cinnamon granola! This is great on oatmeal, yogurt, ice cream, warmed apples, salads and so much more! Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!!!

Strawberry Salad - Panera Duplicate

I love Panera, so I decided to create my own Strawberry Poppyseed salad without the poppy dressing, I just didn't have time to do the dressing, so I added balsamic vinegar, which tasted great!

Blueberry Cream Cheese Muffins

These are so dam good, no need to say more! I got this recipe from Healthy Living.

Vegetable Fried Rice - Healthy Version

Ok, I love Fried Rice, but never order it because it's to dam fattening and greasy. Well now I can have a healthy version of fried rice, guilt free!!!

Grilled Potatoes, Asparagus and Tomatoes

With all the heat, the best way to cook is on the grill! This is so fresh, fast and yummy!

Mini Veggie Crustless Quiches

I have been craving eggs, and I wanted something quick I can just take on the run! These are so easy and so fast! You can use any kind of vegetables you want ot even use some bacon or ham!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Grilled Tomatoes with Panko Bread Crumbs and Cheese

I have a ton of tomatoes and I found this recipe from How Sweet it Is. I modified it due to ingredients I had, but let me tell you it tasted so good! It would be awesome tasting if you added some cooked shrimp to it!! Give it a try and let me know what you think!

Spicy Chipotle AioloSauce

This sauce is spicy and perfect on top of chicken, fish, dipping sweet potato fries and more!! Enjoy!!

Mini Cinnamon Rolls

This is a sweet little treat that won't make you feel guilty! Enjoy by themselves, or crumbled on top of oatmeal!

Crispy Honey Lime Tilapia

A nice simple summer treat! Crispy, sweet and delish! I got this recipe from How Sweet it is!

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

This is Down Home with the Neeleys recipe that I modified to be healthier.

Chocolate Cherry Almond Nut Butter

Ok, you love chocolate? You love peanut butter? How about a little texture of some nice sweetened Bing Cherries? Well you have it all here! Spread this yummy deliciousness on toast, banana's, sandwich, yogurt, oatmeal, ice cream! OMG,just eat it by the spoon full!

Creamiest Oatmeal Ever - Big Batch

I love oatmeal and I love it full and satisfying! This recipe is great! You can make a big batch and refrigerate and grab a cup for breakfast through out the week. Add any topping you like! Oatmeal is good refrigerated for about 3 to 4 days.

Chewy Granola Cookies

These cookies are easy to make, yummy to eat and quick pick me up! Just add a few to your lunch and your good to go! They taste like a crispy, gooey oatmeal raisin cookie! No eggs or sugar needed!! All natural!!

Marshmallow Chocolate Cupcakes

I was craving Smore's but I didn't want all those calories or fat, but I wanted something filling, so I came up with the perfect cupcake recipe. I didn't add frosting because the marshmellow is in the center.

Fruity Tootie Popsicles

Warm weather, fresh fruit, means one thing! Homemade Popsicles! These are fun to make and so yummy to eat!!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Muffins

Carbs and Sugar may seem high, but you are using 3 ripe banana's that are full of potassium, healthy fat from peanut butter and whole wheat, a good grain! Everything is pretty healthy in this recipe. Enjoy it with a side of ice cream, crumbled on top of yogurt or by it's self! I got this recipe from Healthy foods for Living!

Whole Wheat Yogurt Pancakes

I love pancakes and I have been looking for a recipe that was healthy, quick and easy and I finally found one.

Pancakes for One

This recipe makes 4 nice size pancakes. It's fast and easy and tastes really good. You can add any thing you like in them, top with fresh fruit, banana's, maple syrup, cream cheese watered down with milk and a pinch of sugar, ect....

Caprese Pasta Salad

This is a perfect side dish for a BBQ. It's fast and easy and very delish!!


Very Good (1 rating)
Slim Meyer Lemon Squares

I got a whole crap load of lemons and thought of making lemon bars! However, I don't get to use to many of my lemons!

Peanut Butter Fudge Style Brownies

What goes better then chocolate and peanut butter? Not to mention a little Trader Joe's Peanut Butter Cups!! This will be so good with ice cream!!!

Granola -Clumpy Crunchy Perfect!!

Finally have a clumpy sweet granola, that is great on yogurt, oatmeal or by the handful!!

Grilled Stuff Peppers with Cheese and Salsa

I had peppers from the garden, and thought nothing is better then grilled peppers stuffed with cheese!!

Citus Grilled Turkey Cutlets

This is a sweet summer treat, fast easy, just marinate and pop on the grill!

Chocolate Chip Almond Butter

Oh my chocolate and peanut butter, need I say more?

I got this from Healthy Eating!

Bruschetta on Sour Dough

This is a wonderful summer time addition to a meal. Great for a cookout!!

Wild Berry Compote

I wanted a sweet treat to go on my yogurt and oatmeal. I got sick of cutting berries every time, so I thought I'd cook them up and make a yummy compote. This would also go great on pancakes, french toast and waffles. Of and ice cream, angel food cake or even straight to your mouth! Yum!

Watermelon Blast Smoothie

Santa Claue Melon and Watermelon decided to invite there friends strawberry and banana to the party, and they had a blast!

Basil Aioli Sauce

What a great use of Basil in the garden. You can top it on fish, chicken, pasta, turkey sandwiches, vegetables and more. this is very creamy and so delish!

Stuffed Italian Peppers

I wanted a summery side dish and I had an abundance of sweet peppers from my garden, so I took my fresh tomato and added some parm cheese and baked these bad boys up. They are so tasty, low calorie, low carbs and very good for you. A simple appetizer or side dish!

Grilled Peaches

These were so easy, so sweet and so delish. I recommend the yellow peaches over white, but it is whatever you like!

Grilled Vegetable Medley

What a healthy and great use of vegetables. Perfect for summer BBQ's

Berry Muffin Top Cake

If you like muffins, you will like this cake. Tastes just like a muffin top. It's short and dense but very moist. I am calling this my muffin top cake!

Strawberry Smoothie Oatmeal

I saw this on Kath Eats Real Food and it looked so good, I just had to try it!!! Guess what? It tastes awesome, perfect for a warm summer morning!!


Very Good (1 rating)
Breakfast Jar Parfait

I LOVE this mixture! It's sweet without adding sugar, it will fill you for about 4 - 5 hours. It's healthy, full of protein and fiber! You don't even know how much I love this recipe and to top it off, under 300 calories!!! Not bad for a healthy, quick breakfast that you can grab on the go!

Strawberry Banana Smoothie

This is fast, and so refreshing!A nice treat for a hot summer day! Or anytime of the year!

Sesame Thai Chicken Salad

This is such a great dish and doesn't take long if you use microwavable rice and have an already cooked piece of chicken, even roastisere(excuse spelling) chicken will work. Just saute some veggies and throw together. This a light, healthy dish that can be thrown together in 20 minutes! Buy already shredded veggies and your looking at 10 minutes!


Incredible! (1 rating)
White Chocolate Strawberry Oatmeal Cookies

I got this from Monica Fitness. I plan topping these all crumbled up on my oatmeal and yogurt!

Jalapeno Stuffed Hamburgers

I was craving a juicy fat burger and nothing better then cheese oozing out everywhere. So I had to come up with a recipe that gave me a fat burger that would satisfy my craving without all the calories! Enjoy

Banana Nut Granola

I am so loving Banana's lately that I thought I could make a healthy granola to munch on, put on my yogurt,oatmeal, ice cream oh it can go on everything!!. Please note this is not a sweet granola. I wanted a little break from sugar. But this is tasty and crunchy with some clumps, which is nice

Cheesy Capresse Pasta

On a cold ugly day, nothing more satisfying then comfort food. The oohhy gooey cheese and fresh basil make this dish a delight. Serve with a nice side salad and garlic bread and you have wonderful pasta meal that is 1/3 of the calories of a restaurant. You know what? It tastes better too!!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Grilled Corn with Smokey Lime Mayo

A new spin on Corn on the Cob! This is so easy and so yummy, gotta give it a try!

Cinnamon Almond Butter- Creamy

I like stiffer nut butter, but today I wanted to makeit a little more drippy for drizzling on my oatmeal and yogurt. This is the best nut butter ever!!

Cinnamon Apple Sauce

This is so perfect with pork, nothing better then fresh apples, beats store bought apple sauce. I got this recipe from Family Fresh Cooking

Cinnamon Apple Sauce

This is so perfect with pork, nothing better then fresh apples, beats store bought apple sauce. I got this recipe from Family Fresh Cooking

Creamy Chive Dip

This dip is perfect! Cool refreshing and would go great with veggies, pitas, pretzels, on top of a baked potato or even on a sandwich!

Cinnamon Almond Butter

I am just loving peanut butter these days and I wanted a butter without the sugar and natural, non of that processed stuff.. This is so easy, why didn't I think of this before? I got this recipe from Oh She Glows. It tastes so good!!! You can do this with any kind of nuts!

Cauliflower Potato Salad - Modified Hungry Girl Recipe

I saw this on Hungry Girl so I thought I would give it a try. I made some modifications to the ingredients I had in the house and I have to say it tastes pretty good! Love how low the carbs and calories are!!

Berry Granola

Have left over berries? Try this granola recipe. This is not very sweet, you may want to add some brown sugar or brown rice syrup to the wet ingredients.

Cherry Crisp

I have cherries to use, and after much research online, I came up with my own recipe for making a low calorie cherry crisp.

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini with Rice and Tomatoes

I made this before and it was really good, but I need more substance to it, so I decided to stuff my guys with rice and added a little balsamic dressing to give it some flavor.

Stuffed Zucchini

I found these round little guys at the Farmers Market and first thing I thought was ohhh, what can I stuff them with? This is so simple and looks so elegant, fancy, healthy, easy!! You can use long zucchini if you like, just cut length wise and scoop out the seeds.

Oh and this tasted way better then the pic, I was in a rush to eat so it was a quick picture! They were yummy!!! Pefectly tender and oh so good!!

Cinnamon Raisin Peanut Butter

This is so good on raisin bread or a nice toasted piece of whole wheat bread! So delicious!!!! This recipe came from Healthy Food for Living!

Cinnamon Almond Butter Dip

Half the calories of Peanut Butter and oh so tasty!! You can dip apples in it, put it in yogurt, put it on oatmeal, put it on stir fry or whatever your heart desires. I got the recipe from Oh She Glows and she adapted it from Heather Eats Almond Butter. I used my homemade Cinnamon Almond Butter for this and it's pure heaven I tell ya!! By the way the picture doesn't do it justice!! It is hella good!!

Cucumber Salad with Greek Yogurt

A refreshing and much more healthier recipe then using mayo.

Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

I got this recipe from Eating Well magazine. It's an easy recipe and I get all the things I love pretzels, peanut butter and chocolate. There tiny little guys but the taste is not tiny!! You'll love these!

Salt Kissed Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie

This was so fast and so easy. No eggs or butter needed! These would be perfect with ice cream smooshed between them!!


Very Good (2 ratings)
Sweet potato Hummus

Oh man, nothing better then a sweet potato dip! Awesome to dip veggies, pita chips on sandwiches and more. Can't wait for lunch tomorrow!!! it's so good, you could serve this as a side dish for dinner! Creamy smooth!!

Blueberry Banana Bread

My breakfast bread went bad, my banana's are over ripe. Oh what is one to have with breakfast? Ahhh, a nice sweet, low calorie, low fat Blueberry Banana Bread. It will go perfect with my eggs.

Chicken and Vegetable Spicy Teriyaki Stirfry

I have been eating Ooodles of Noodles and there sauce made me crave a spicy Teriyaki sauce. mmmmm So I am throwing together a quick veggie stir fry.

Capresse Focaccia Bread on the Grill

A simple side dish that goes great with pasta or BBQ! This is such an easy fresh tasting dish!!

Mixed Vegetables with Spelt Berries

I wanted to try spelt berries, so I made something I know I would love, a bowl full of sauted veggies. You can sub rice or another grain for the spelt berries

Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana

I wanted a sweet treat, and anything with peanut butter and chocolate is so good!!! Top it with healthy fruit, and you have pure heaven!! Please note the picture of them is not that pretty, but they taste hella good!!

Capresse Salad

I love Capresse salad but can do without the calories. Check out my light version. This is perfect for a summers day! Not to mention good fat and high protein!

Carrot Raisin Spelt Berry Salad

I got this recipe from oh she glows. This is really good and chewy! I love it!! Needed to try something different then regular rice salads.

Warm Red Potato Salad

A little flair to a normal potato salad, having this you won't miss the mayo!

Cherry Jam - Quick

I have an abundance of cherries and I thought nothing sweeter then cherry jam on toast, or on ice cream, yogurt or oatmeal. It's so easy and so tasty!!

Strawberry Snack Cake

Here's a sweet little treat that looks and tastes so yummy! Keep all the loafs for yourself or give a couple a way, but then again after tasting this, you may not want to give them away. Spread my Easy, fast Strawberry Jam on top and you have a delectable little treat!

Kiwi Strawberry Shortcake Bars

This is fast and easy. I got this from the Bisquick website, I just made some modifications to the products I have on hand.

Honey Roasted Peanut Butter

This is the best nut better, so creamy and tasty! Trust me you'll love this one! But you have to get Trader Joes Honey Roasted Nuts, there the best for this recipe!!

Pumpkin Butter

With all this cool rainy weather, I am craving comfort food! Pumpkin Butter is a great additiona to add to pancakes, oatmeal, yogurt, honey wheat bread and so much more. The possibilites are endless.

Strawberry Quick Jam

This is the quickest jam recipe ever! 10 minutes and you have oohh gooey delicious jam!! This makes about 1 1/4 cups of strawberry pleasure! It tastes so sweet and is so good in yogurt and oatmeal too!! Try it on waffles.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella Panini Sandwich

I wanted something light and refreshing and you can't beat 147 calories for this delicious sandwich!!

Rainbow Vegetables and Rice

A colorful healthy way to use up extra vegetables you may have left over.

Peanut Butter Pumpkin Bread

Even though it's spring the weather feels like fall. Fall reminds me of pumpkin and I have been craving pumpkin! Yum!

Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Bake

An orange delight, sweet and spicy!!

Jalapeno Popper Chicken

I got this from Hungry Girl. This tasted amazing! It really did taste like a Jalapeno Popper! For me, I will definitely make again!!

Pizza Dough

Why go out for pizza when you can make your own? Everyone can have the toppings they desire. This was so easy, and besides the rising time, it was pretty quick. I used no equipment, just my hands.

Fruit and Almond Crunchy Granola

I've been looking to make a crunchy, Clumpy granola, I think I finally did it!! This is sweet and yummy!!

Energizing Banana Nut Butter Dip

I needed an afternoon pick me up and this treat was perfect!! A mix of bananas, nut butter and milk! Yum!! Just add fruit or pretzels. I got this recipe from Oh She Glows!

Granola - Power House

I love granola! Nothing better then high protein and high fiber! It's so good on warm apples, yogurt, as cereal and just by the handful! It's fun and so easy to make. You can substitute the nuts, dried fruit and even add chocolate chips when the granola is cooled. Whatver your fancy is!

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

Have a B-day party at work and was looking for a Vegan Cupcake that everyone will enjoy!

Strawberry Melon Gazpacho

I got this recipe from Whole Foods. It is very refreshing and would actually make a good smoothie, with a dolop of whip cream, I know I'm bad! I know this is a cold soup, but I put this in my pitcher so I can pour in a glass and gobble up all the nutrients!! 106% vitamin C and lots of potassium!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Salty Peanut Butter Pretzel Granola Bars

Needed a change with lunch, this will give you energy and help with your muscles with all the potassium. This is great bar to take on hikes. These bars are soft and normal recipe calls for 12, but I got 24 of them by cutting the bars to normal brownie size bar. Top these bad boys with peanut butter and you got heaven!! I got this recipe from Family Fresh Cooking.

Strawberry Vinegarette Dressing

This salad dressing is perfect with a Strawberry Spinach Salad. It has a kick to it,, I bet it would even be good putting it on chicken. Don't ask me how but this dressing is only 4 calories a tablespoon, talk about Guilt Free!

Cashew Honey Nut Butter Dip

Half the calories of Nut Butter and tatses so good and so versitile. It tatses great in yogurt with strawberries, oatmeal with apples and crackers. Great afternoon snack!!

Grilled Lime Shrimp

In the summer mood, nothing like cooking kabobs on the grill!

Restaurant Style Salsa

I got this recipe from Brown Eyed Baker. It tastes so good and it's so easy!! But a bit on the spicy side! But hey it's good for you, no fat and only 27 calories for 1/2 cup! Can't beat that!!

Greek Salad

I wanted refreshing, low calories and a good side to co with my chicken. Nothing beats a good salad! I didn't add olives, but you could if you like!

Strawberry & Lemonade Popsicles

Summers coming, better start trying out some low calorie Popsicles that I can eat with out feeling guilty! I have this one in the freezer now and will load a picture when it's frozen. It looks pretty good!

Baked Apple Crisp

I was craving apple crisp and had to come up with a recipe that wasn't a killer on calories. I made 3 10 oz servings, or you could use 6 4oz cups or one pie dish to make this, so you can portion it out better. I am going to eat half my portion and put the other half on my oatmeal for breakfast! Let me tell you, it smells so good!!

Tomato Basil Spaghetti - Eva Longoria Recipe

I was craving a light pasta dish where I could use my fresh basil from my garden, it maybe high in carbs but it is also high in fiber and low in fat!

Pork tenderloin in Crockpot

I wanted a Pork Tenderloin that was tasty but not high on the calorie scale, so I came up with this creation.

Maple Granola with Muesli

I had a bag of Blueberry Muesli from trader Joe's and I tried it in milk and didn't care for it, so I had to think what could I create with it? After reading the ingredients, i saw apple was in it, so I thought, hmmm, apples = maple granola. This smells so good and is nice and crunchy!!

Summer Squash and Zucchini

I wanted something light and quick to go with my dinner and the beautiful colors of summer squash and zucchini was perfect.

Vegetable & Spinach Quiche

This is great to make at night and grab for breakfast. A quick heat in the microwave and with only 100 calories a slice you can have two pieces and have no guilt!

Snickerdoodles - Vegan

Yummy old fashion snickerdoodles!!!

Pina Colada Mousse

I had a pineapple to use and I thought pineapple, coconut, hmmm Pina Colada! So I used what i had in my fridge and whipped up a tasty Pina Colada dessert with practically no fat and low on calories!

Roasted Vegetables - Cooking Spray

Yummy Roasted Vegetables to go as a side with any dinner, barley any fat and no salt!!

Protein Power Cilantro Harvest Salad

Need some protein to tend the garden no better way this easy pretty salad. I got this recipe from Oh She Glows, with some modification changes.

Raw Berry Crisp

Great for by it'self, or on ice cream, yogurt and oatmeal.

Cashew Honey Peanut Butter

I just found heaven making this nut butter! Sweet but not over whelming. So good with an apple or pretzels! Yummy!!

Upside Down Apple Pancake

I got this recipe from Oh She Glows. It looks so good, so I thought I would add the recipe and try it this evening. I will post a picture when I make it! Yum, can't wait to try it!!

Vegetable Egg Scramble

You can make this as an omelet, but you need more eggs, so mine ended up as a scramble, but it tastes so good!!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Granola

Making Granola for my daughter thats allot healthier then store bought! I used my own homemade peanut butter to make it. Unprocessed!!!!

Buffalo Chicken Sandwich - In Crockpot

Nothing more satisfying then a fat Chicken sandwich! I made this in my crockpot, but you can make it without, it's just as simple.

Pesto Chicken Pasta

This is a nice healthy pesto dish without all of the added oil. I only added 1 tsp of Olive Oil and used Greek yogurt to make the sauce. this is so simple and yet so tasty. Allot of flavor in this dish. You can have it warm or cold. Were having it as a cold pasta for tomorrow nights dinner. I thought all the flavors would really incorporate over the evening.

Apple Muffins

This is a very dense muffin, not a big riser, but moist on the inside. It's healthy and low in carbs, very low in sugar and high in protein and fiber. This recipe came from Womans Health magazine.

Chocolate Coffee Cake

I needed a sweet pick me up and this recipe will do! It's perfect to go with a cup of coffee. Enjoy!!

Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

I got this recipe from Eating Well magazine, I just changed it up a bit. This is a nice refreshing , quick cooking dish. Serve with Rice or Noodles.

Healthy Banana and Raisin Granola Bars

I got this recipe from Oh She Glows, but made some modifications to it. This is a great healthy snack and knowing I am feeding my family these granola bars over the grocery store ones, I feel good!!

Rice, Beans and Veggie Salad

This salad is great served warm or cold. You can prepare it ahead of the time. Full of protein and fiber and very filling. A great side dish to a BBQ.


Very Good (1 rating)
Jalapeño Cilantro Hummus

I am loving hummus and this hummus is refreshing but has a bite to it. It's great to dip tortilla chips and lots of veggies or spread on a sandwich.

Cheesy Broccoli-Potato Mash

I got this recipe from Eating Well Magazine! What a perfect combo and a nice easy side to go with my BBQ Pork! Yum!

Asparagus with Lemon & Parmnesan Cheese

My friend told me to cook my Asparagus this way, she said it is the best! I have to agree with her! So simple, yet so tasty.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

I love Red Pepper Hummus but I couldn't find the perfect one to my liking until I made this one. Low calorie low fat and completely guiltless!!

Granola - Crunchy and low calorie

This is so crunchy, easy and so yummy, perfect on yogurt, ice cream or by it's self. It will be hard to stick to a half cup serving!!

Vegetable and Ham Quiche

A low calorie great protein power punch breakfast! Easy to re-heat and have for breakfast or snack!!

Banana Muffins

I wanted a yummy breakfast treat without the fat and calories! Enjoy!!


Very Good (2 ratings)
Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough ‘Blizzard’

A Dairy Queen Blizzard without all the processed junk in it! You can even add frozen cherries to this and some chocolate chips. Be creative with your banana. High in potassium and fiber! I got this recipe from Oh She Glows.

Cookie Dough Balls plus Banana Blizzard

This is great when you need a cookie fix. You won't even believe how good they taste! Chocolate Chip cookies are my favorite and now I have these delectable little treats!!

Take bananas freeze them for 15 - 20 minutes. Pop the bananas in the food processor to make a soft serve mixture, add some cookie dough to it and you have a dairy queen blizzard.

Oven Fried Chicken

Craving Fried Chicken, but you don't need the fat, give this recipe a try!!

Dinner Rolls

I got this recipe from Oh She Glows and incorporated this from Sparks!! :) A Vegan Dinner Roll that is so tasty!

Homemade Tortilla Shells

I got this recipe from Oh She Glows. You can use the dough to make other types of treats, like pierogies, dumplings, fill with apples, ect..

Spinach Pesto

I wanted some pesto, but didn't want all the calories, so I made my own with spinach instead of basil. You would never know it's not a full loaded high calorie pesto! My friend who is a pesto finatic, had no idea that it was made with spincach and no nuts! The only diffrence between the two is the shade of green. You can add greek yogurt to it to make it creamy!

Apple Peanut Butter Wrap Up

An afternoon treat that is sure to fill you up. I got this recipe Cupkat Kat.

Peppermint Patty Green Monster - Vegan

A Vegan Mint Drink, just in time for St. Patty's Day! I go this recipe from Oh She Glows! I'm going to make these at work, in celebration of St. Patty's Day and I want my Vegan co-workers to enjoy to!!

Roasted Chickapeas / Garbanozo Beans

I wanted a crunch healthy snack that I can grab and go, so I decided to roast up some yummy chickapeas.

Turkey Burger in Wheat

Healthy way to have a burger!

Vitalicious Spicy Corn Bread

I had vitalicious corn muffin mix, so I thought I would change it up and make some spicy corn bread to go with my Jambalaya!

Chocolate & Pecan Macaroons

A light airy cookie, thats sweet and delightful. I got this recipe, but changed it up a pinch from Eating Well magazine.

White Chocolate Strawberry Mousse

I wanted a low calorie dessert to enjoy after dinner, but not high in fat, so I came up with this creation. You can freeze this to, to make an ice cream.

Half Turkey Half Ground Beef Meatloaf Muffins

I wanted to go healthy and my husband wanted to go fatty, so i split the deal with him! This is great can you can proportion this out!

Baked Apples in Crockpot

I wanted something comforting, that I could use by it'self, on oatmeal or ice cream.

Jambalaya -Hungry Girl Recipe

This is a spicy little meal that is so easy to make and tastes so good!! I don't know how I did it, but with my ingredients, I slimmed off 100 calories from the hungry girl recipe. I think the key is to find a low calorie chicken sausage. I used Trader Joe's at 100 calories a link!

Fire Roasted Pepper Tomato Soup

This is Down Home with the Neeleys recipe. The only thing I omitted was the half and half, and added non-fat milk and a 1/4 cup of greek yogurt. This is a comforting dish! Double it up and have it for lunch the next day!! Serve with grilled cheese sandwich!

Apple Crisp with Oatmeal topping

Individual cup this crisp so you can proportion them to your liking! I made 4 big cups, just because Apple Crisp is my favorite dessert. This recipe could make about 8 slices in a pie, so you can cut your calories in half.

Stuffed Peppers for Breakfast

I stole this from Paula Deen, but made it my own and more healthier!! You can add bacon or other veggies to the dish to make customed to what you like!

Guys Pretzel Twists

I saw this in the Food Network Magazine and I had to calculate it out, not to bad for a pretzel, under 100 calories, but can you eat just one? Add other toppings or stuff with your favorite goodies.

Blueberry Scones

In need of a breakfast pastry with out all the fat and calories?Here's a good one for you, Blueberry Scone that uses Bisquick.

Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

I took this recipe from Paula Deen and made it less calories, and a little bit healthier for you. She tends to like butter to much!

California Chicken Sandwich

I found this in a restaurant, and I wanted to make it low calorie, so I can have it more often. This is so good! You can have it on a bed of lettuce, as a wrap or on a piece of baguette, which is my favorite!!

Low fat Pistachio Mousse

I was craving sweet and pistachios, so I decided on a no bake easy mousse that is oh so good! You can substitute any pudding you want and make your own creation!

Stuffed Peppers

This is an old time favorite of mine. It's so versatile, you can just about anything you want to it!!

Low Fat Potato Salad

This salad is so good, my family had no idea it was low calorie and low fat and healthy!! Normal serving of potato salad is normally around 600 calories, but this one is just a little over 100! Awesome!

Cheesy Vegetable Quiche

I love these little quiches. There perfect for warming up in the microwave. You can add as many veggies as you like. I love bell pepper and onions, but the person I am making this for doesn't, so i put scallions and peppers on half for myself!

Simple Mashed Potatoes

Here's a simple mashed potato with allot of flavor!

Chocolate with a hint of orange Fudge Mousse

A sweet chocolate treat with virtually no fat!!! I love Jello and Cool Whip!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

An old fashion favorite but with less calories, how could you go wrong?

Hamburger with extra fiber

Just a simple Hamburger

Broccoli Slaw Salad

I got this recipe from online, and I tasted it prior to serving and it is so good!! A great addition to my Chicken Potsticker Soup!

Lemon & DIll Chicken in Crockpot

A light chicken dish that would be perfect to serve over pasta with a Alfredo sauce, or served with a side of steamed vegetables. This chicken is so tender and tasty! Yum!

Crockpot Potato Soup

Low, low fat Potato Soup, who would of thought? I saw a bunch of recipes online, and kind of made it my own especially for calculating purposes.

Cherry Cobbler

This is so good! It's best served warm with just a pinch of ice cream or a little whip cream!

Buffalo Chicken Wing Casserole

A spicy casserole that tastes like a chicken wing!

Greek Yogurt Dip

This is so simple and yet so yummy! I make this in the morning, have me veggies cut up and you dip in your dip. You can also use it to dip pretzels or even as a thick salad dressing.

baked Sweet Potato Fries

Vegetarian, easy, fast and healthy baked potatoes!

Chicken Noodle Soup in the Crockpot

A simple crockpot recipe that only takes minutes to make. Perfect to have on a cold winters night!


Very Good (6 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken Mini Fillo Cups

If you like buffalo wings you will love these little appetizers. At only 26 calories each.you can eat almost as much as you want guilt free!! Serve some lite blue cheese on the side and you have a true Buffalo treat!! Did I mention it's low carb and low fat???

Trail Mix - Mixed Nuts & Kashi Cereal

I had some left over nuts from baking, so I thought I would throw together a little trail mix. This make a perfect 10 servings at 1/4 cup each.

LOW fat Chocolate Peppermint Mousse

This is such a an easy tasty mousse, and less then a gram of fat!! Perfect for not over indulging during the holidays or any time of the year!!

Crockpot Pork, Apples and Onions

A wonderful smelling pork and apple comfort food that's low in fat!

Chicken Pot Pie in a Crockpot

This is so simple, so filling, an all around comfort food.

Candy Cane Peppermint Custard

A low fat, low calorie peppermint treat custard pie! You can put this in a pie crust if you like!

Macadamia White Chocolate Chips Cookies

A traditional cookie thats sweet and low in fat.

SnickerDoodles

One of my favorite cookies! maybe I just like the name?

Chocolate Drops with Pistachios and Cherries

A sweet surprise cookie! This cookie tastes like a brownie, and definitely need some milk with it! If you love chocolate you'll love this recipe!! I got this recipe from Fitness magazine.


Very Good (1 rating)
Joy Cookies from Eating Well magazine

A little Almond Joy Shortbread cookie. Be careful not to burn the edges.

Almond Biscotti

Simple, low fat, low carb cookie to dip in your coffee!!

Homemade Beef Chili

This is a nice simple chili that is great for cold evenings and warmed up for lunch the next day! This is my husbands recipe and he bought the ingredients, so I would recommend using low sodium canned tomatoes for a healthier meal.

Andes Creme de Menthe Chunk Cookies

A cookie for the season! A refreshing Andes candies in a cookie!!

Maple Oats Cookies

Nothing like the smell of oats and cinnamon baking in the oven. If you like granola bars you'll love this recipe. This cookie is a Vegan cookie recipe I got from Whole Foods, but I tweaked it a bit. It's like eating a little granola bar without all the calories!

Apple, Onion and Sausage Stuffing Muffins

Proportion your stuffing so you can control how much you eat, not to mention you get a nice crispy top too!

Cranberry, Cherry and Walnut Sauce

I got this recipe from Eating Well magazine. It's low fat, low sodium and so sweet! Add a little something different to the dinner table!

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

A traditional cookie with a pinch of mint! Only 82 calories a cookie, not bad for chocolate chip! These cookies are so yummy and leaves the air with a smell of mint!

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

Comfort food at it's best! If you have time to make your own broth, then this recipe is for you! It is so good for you and my friends and family just love it! So cozy up with a cup of soup!!

Spicy Chicken and Pepper Quiche

A spicy way to eat your eggs, & to get protein and veggies into your meal!

Easy as Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream

I have been wanting pumpkin ice cream, but the calories are way to high, so I came up with my own creation. It was fast and simple and yummy!

Crockpot Simple Beef Stew

This is a simple and fast comfort food. Put it all together and you don't need to worry about it for 10 hours! Great to come home to!

Simple Quick Stirfry

A yummy nutritional stirfry, easy to make in just minutes.

Roast Beef

Simple Roast Beef! Serve with roasted vegetables and a roll and you have a home cooked, comfort food meal!

Roasted Vegetables

A simple Roasted Vegetable side dish! A great way to use left over vegetables that you may have. Very colorful and full of vitamins!!

Crockpot - Slow Cooked Chicken & Vegetables

Quick, simple Crockpot Recipe! Use whatever vegetables you have on hand! You can also use any cream based soup, like cream of mushroom or cream of celery! This recipe is low calorie, low fat and lots of vitamins!

Low Fat, Low Sugar Chocolate Cupcakes

My husband was craving chocolate and I was craving low calories! So I decided to settle it and make these low fat, low calorie chocolate cupcakes!

Orange & White Scalloped Potatos

Enjoy a pretty half orange, half white scalloped potatoes. My husband doesn't like sweet potatoes so it's best of both worlds.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Baked Ravioli's - Lasagna Style

May family loves lasagna, so I tried to figure out a way to make it simple and low in calories and fat! You can substitute any ravioli or sauce you like! It takes only a few minutes to put together! You could also make this vegetarian without adding the ground beef, but my hubby likes meat! This recipe serves about 6 or 7 depending on how much you grab!

Olive Oil Roasted Vegetables

This is such a great way to use up any veggies you have, just add a little seasoning, olive oil and bam bake in the oven and oh so good!

Sweet Potato Rice Salad

A cozy warm vegetarian dish to eat alone or serve as a side dish!!! It is so good, and so easy! It's also very pretty!!


Very Good (1 rating)
Berry Bliss Oat Squares

I got this recipe from "Oh She Glows". This is a vegan, gluten free treat and very healthy for you. Eat by it'self or serve crumble it on oatmeal, yogurt or have it with ice cream.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Red Wine

I got this recipe from Wanna Be Chef. I don't like Brussels Sprouts but I figured I'll give it one last shot, and besides it's got taste good with red wine in it! Yum!


Incredible! (1 rating)
Zucchini and Onion Egg Muffins

I got this recipe from Health magazine, but modified it with the ingredients I have in my home. This will be great for a grab and go breakfast!

Guacamole - Spicy

I had some avocados to use up and I have always wanted to try to make Guacamole, so I made it and I must say it is the best Guacamole I have ever had!!

Vegetable Enchiladas with Red Sauce

Didn't get to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, so I am celebrating today with a healthy enchilada dish and chips and salsa!! Yum!! This recipe is high fiber and high protein, 14 grams of fiber and 16 grams of protein per serving!!

Crunchy Granola Bars

I got this recipe from Brown Eye baker! I have been trying to create a crunchy granola bar and I finally did!! It's so good, now that you have the basic recipe, you can other goodies to it!

The photo quality isn't great, it came from my cell phone!


Very Good (1 rating)
Coconut Butter

This is great on toast or add to yogurt with pineapple or anything else you love coconut in. You can even add cocoa to the mix. I got this from Oh She Glows

Chocolate Coconut Pineapple Crunchy Granola Bars

A sweet healthy granola bar that is perfect for packing in your lunches.

Mixed Berries

I love this dish! You can grab a scoop and put on oatmeal, yogurt, ice cream or you can put granola over the top and bake. This is so versatile and so healthy! I love grab and enjoy fruit!

Tropical Granola

The Banana in this recipe makes it! It'scrunchy, not as clumpy as I wish it would be, but it is sooooo good!! Even I'm impressed with myself on this one!!! If you truly like a banana taste, I'd omit the apple sauce and add more banana. Next will be Banana Nut Granola! Yum!!! Stay tuned...

Pasta with Vegetables and Grilled Chicken

This is a great use of vegetables. This is very fresh and delish. The recipe would very well serve 3 but I am being pigish and I know it's all healthy no matter what the calories tell me!!


Very Good (1 rating)
Pork Tenderloin with Cherry Sauce

The meat is super tender and the cherries are a perfect combo with this dinner! I absolutely love it! I even impressed myself!

Vegetable Chowder with Chicken

A nice hearty healthy soup full of fiber and protein. Excellent use of left over veggies or already cooked chicken. It's fast and easy! One pot cooking! Not to mention very filling! You'll be lucky if you finish one serving!

Whole Wheat Pasta with Shrimp & Veggies

I have a ton of tomatoes and veggies to use up from the garden, so I thought I'd make a mish mash of veggies and pasta, with a few shrimp thrown in.

Quick Southwest Salad

I was craving southwest salad but didn't want to spend the time making it, so I used a cup of Alexia Chipotle Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Vegetables. This is so tasty and so good and not to mention low in calories!!

Cinnamon Raisin Doughball Cookies

This is a fast way to make cookies. There crunchy on the outside and nice and doughy on the inside! There Gluten free and are essentially good for you! :)

Apple Pumpkin Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A healthy treat, you can omit the glaze if you like.

Sweet Potato Apple Pack from Hungry Girl

Two of my favorite things in one recipe, how could it taste bad? ell it didn't! It was so good!!! I got this recipe from hungry girl and just made some modifications to lower the calories a pinch more.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Hungry Girl Apple-Cherry Pie Pockets

This tastes so good and is so easy to make! Never used egg roll wraps before but there so easy! Looking for a light treat and you don't want the calories, you so have to make this!! Reminds me of the old McDonald Apple Pies.


Incredible! (2 ratings)
Butternut Squash Fries - Hungry Girl recipe

Wanted fries to go with my onion rings, what better to accompany my onion rings but some healthy fries!

Onion Rings - Hungry Girl Recipe

I wanted onion rings but didn't want all the calories and I found this recipe from Hungry Girl



Recipe Collections I've Shared: