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Recipes I've Shared:

Burrito Filling

This filling works as a burrito, taco, enchilada etc. filling.

This freezes really well. I make big batches and keep it in the freezer for quick meals.

2 WW points per serving.

Peanut Noodles

4 WW points for sauce

Giambotta

Italian Vegetable Stew

Gremolata

This is usually served over Italian veal dishes, but is equally as good over fish or even steak.

Chicken Paprikash

This is my version of a family favorite. Instead of making dumplings, I use Ronzoni Smart Taste pasta. Not quite as good as the original, but close!

Lentil Soup

Cost friendly soup that will taste even better the next day.

Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

5 WW points per serving

Spicy Black Bean Soup

3 WW points per serving

Crockpot Ropa Vieja

You can leave out the apple and celery if desired.

Rustic Pork Ragu

You can use deboned loin chops and reduce the cooking time greatly.

Butternut Barley Risotto

You can replace the butternut with any winter squash, or sweet potatoes. If using sweet potatoes, microwave them until they are almost cooked before you add to the risotto. You can also stir in canned pumpkin (not pumpkin pie filling!) at the end instead of using squash chunks.

Jerk Turkey Slow Cooker Soup

Yields about 1 1/2 cups per serving.
3 WW points per serving.

Inside-out egg roll casserole

This works well with any leftover meat. You can add cooked brown rice, or serve it in a tortilla.

4 WW points per serving


Very Good (1 rating)
Pasta with lemon basil garlic cream sauce

7 WW points per serving.

This is really good with steamed broccoli, cauliflower and carrots tossed in. You can also add a diced tomato during the "cook until melted" part of cooking.

Sloppy Joes

4 WW points per serving

Bean Burgers

3 WW points per serving.

Tips:
You can cook them a bit over the stove top and transfer them to a 350 oven to finish.

You can make a bunch of these and freeze for later. Just bake them and wrap individually in wax paper and then place in a large freezer bag.

Roasted Corn Polenta

4 WW points per serving

Tarragon tuna pasta salad

4 WW points per serving


Very Good (11 ratings)
Crockpot Moo Shu Chicken

Serving size is 1/5 of the recipe.

3 WW points per serving

Fudgy Oatmeal 2

4 WW points per serving

Fudgy Oatmeal

5 WW points per serving

100 year old meatballs

This is my version of an old Italian recipe.
5 WW points per serving

Lemony Orzo with Chicken

6 WW points per serving
Serving size is 1 1/4 cups.

Chickpea Salad

5 WW points per serving. Makes 6 very large servings.

Turkey, bean and spinach filling

4 WW points per serving.

Can be used as taco or burrito filling, or even used on a salad.

Mexican Chicken

4 WW points per serving

Spice-Rubbed Sirloin Steak

5 WW points per serving

Spicy Garlic Shrimp

3 WW points per serving

Best Black Beans

2 WW points per serving

Korean Steak

5 WW points per serving

Garlicky Brown Rice

Makes 6 - 1 cup servings 3 WW points per serving.
You can make this ahead and freeze.

Cheesy Quinoa Casserole

3 WW points per serving

Barley Pilaf

4 WW points per serving


Very Good (5 ratings)
Quinoa Mexi 6 Layer Casserole

5 WW points per serving

Two Corn Polenta with Tomatoes, Basil and Cheese

Serving size is about 1 cup
4 WW points per serving

Sweet Potato Corn Bread

2 WW points per serving

Tuna Pasta Salad

6 WW points per 1 cup serving.


Very Good (4 ratings)
Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

Makes fudgy cupcakes.
2 WW points per cupcake

Pumpkin Angel Food Muffins

If making 12 - 3 WW points per muffin
If making 15 - 2 points per muffin

Chickpea, Cherry Tomato, and Feta Salad

6 WW points.
You can add 1/2 English cucumber, diced.

Citrus Jerk Tilapia

3 WW points per serving (!!)

Meatballs

3 WW points per serving

Chicken and Acini di Pepe with Tomato and Lemon

This is my version of a Martha Stewart recipe. Enjoy!

10 WW points per serving

Cole Slaw

2 WW point per 1/2 cup serving

Best Eggplant Parmesan

6 WW points per serving

Valeria's Sauce #1

This sauce comes from our Italian friend, Valeria. When she visited us she made it as part of the lasagna she made for us. It is the easiest and best pasta sauce I have tried.

I have made it a bit healthy, and that recipe can be found here: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-deta
il.asp?recipe=463953

4 WW points per serving

Valeria's Sauce #2

This is a healthier version of a sauce our Italian friend, Valeria made. When she visited us she made it as part of the lasagna she made for us. It is the easiest and best pasta sauce I have tried. :o)

2 WW points per 1 cup serving


Very Good (9 ratings)
Southern Oven “Fried” Chicken

3 WW points per serving


Incredible! (1 rating)
Beef Bulgogi

6 WW Points per serving

Kalbi (Korean Short Ribs)

7 WW points per serving

Sarafina's Salsa

Makes 6 cups. serving size is 1/2 cup. 0 points per serving.

Berry Ice Cream

Serves 2

1 WW point per serving

Easy Chicken and Black Bean Enchiladas

These enchiladas are easy to make vegetarian. Just replace the chicken with 1 can drained hominy and assemble.

5 WW points per serving.

Greek Penne

A quick and easy pasta dish.

6 WW points per serving.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Juicy Hamburgers

7 WW points

Carne Asada

6 WW points per serving. Serve with fat free cheese, sour cream and salsa on corn tortillas for a quick, healthy meal!

Green apple waldorf salad with pecans

Makes 4 - 1 cup servings. 3 WW points per serving

Honey-Lemon Dressing

Makes 1/2 cup. 2 WW points per 2 T serving

Great With Watercress salad, carrot salad, fennel salad, mixed green salad, citrus salad.

Cincinnati Chili

Cincinnati Chili is served over cooked spaghetti, and topped with your choice of shredded cheddar cheese, onions and kidney beans. It is just as good served over spaghetti squash.

In Cincinnati, they order it by the number:
Two-way chili - on spaghetti
Three-way chili - on spaghetti with cheddar cheese
Four-way chili - on spaghetti with cheese and onions
Five-way chili - on spaghetti with cheese and onions plus kidney beans

This is the chili recipe I have used for years. Sorry... I don't remember where it came from.

(2 WW points per serving)


Incredible! (1 rating)
Chicken Souvlaki

4 WW points per serving

Etouffee z'Herbes

4 WW points without rice.

Mexican Rice

(2 WW points)


Very Good (7 ratings)
Two Ingredient Crockpot Mexican Chicken

Easiest recipe ever! Works great in tacos, burritos, enchiladas or even on a salad.

Be sure that your chicken breasts are defrosted. If still frozen, the meat will have too much moisture and will change the taste.

Trust me - it does NOT taste like chicken and salsa.

Krista's Strawberry Smoothie

Let it melt a little and you have a strawberry milkshake. Freeze it for a few minutes and you have strawberry ice cream. Eat it straight from the blender and you have a thick, creamy smoothie.

I use homemade yogurt, but if you don't make your own any fat free (or lowfat) yogurt will work. Try to get the ones with active live cultures for the extra bonus of good bacteria to help digestion. :o)

Maque Choux

Maque Choux is a traditional dish from Southern Louisiana. Add cooked chicken, cajun sausage, shrimp or crawfish to make a main dish. (3 WW Points - without added meat.)

Roasted Garlic Grits

Each serving is 2 WW points

Flavorful Sirloin Steak

This is my version of a WW recipe. I happened to have 2 - 11 oz. sirloins on hand so used them instead of the 24 oz (1 1/2 lb.) flank steak the original recipe called for.

As written, the recipe in 6 points (5 servings.)

Citrus Fish Marinade

A really light, refreshing marinade that works for any fish.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Grilled Sweet Potatoes with Lime Cilantro Vinaigrette

I know it looks like a long cooking time, but 25 of those minutes are boiling the potatoes. This recipe is so good, you won't mind at all!

Melted Kale with Farro

Farro is an ancient strain of cultivated wheat, best described as the heirloom version of spelt. It is very popular in Italy, particularly Tuscany.

Be sure to buy semi-pearled, so you don't have to worry about soaking.


Incredible! (1 rating)
White Bean, Roasted Broccoli & Tomato Pasta Salad

Got this recipe from a friend.

Lemon-Pepper Ricotta Spread

This is a great appetizer. Serve with toasted whole wheat bread rounds, whole wheat pita chips or even vegetables.

Neely's Red Beans and Rice

This is my version of the Neely's Red Beans and Rice.

Because every brand of brown rice has different cooking instructions, I suggest you use the ingredients in the recipe, but cook according to your package directions. If you don't have them, follow the instructions in the recipe. :o)

For nutrition calculations, Swanson 99% Fat Free Chicken Broth and Healthy Choice Smoked Sausage were used. The dry rub is not included in the nutrition information, but if you use it add an additional 30 calories for the whole recipe, or 5 per serving.

Grandma's Beef Stew

My grandma passed this recipe on to me a few years ago. I hope you enjoy it!

Lunch Stir Fry

Our favorite lunch!


Very Good (15 ratings)
Crockpot BBQ Drumsticks

A yummy BBQ drumstick recipe from my mom.

Crockpot Black Bean Soup

Dump everything into the crockpot in the morning and come home to a hot, filling soup. What could be easier?

Only 98 calories per serving!

Classic Southern Pinto Beans

A Southern classic! Serve with cornbread and a salad and you have a complete meal.

Only 110 calories per serving!

Gazpacho Pasta Salad

A cool refreshing pasta salad.

Only 133 calories per 1 generous cup serving!

Oatmeal Shake

We all know that oatmeal is good for us, but when the weather is hot who wants to eat a hot breakfast? This shake is the perfect answer!

Food Processor Pizza Dough

A really simple, thick and chewy no-knead pizza dough.

Greek Chicken

Makes enough marinade for 1 lb. of meat. Also good on beef, lamb or tofu.

Spicy Cilantro Lime Rice

A nice side dish, or filling for a burrito.

Only 125 calories per serving!

Chinese Orange Chicken

Since traditional orange chicken is breaded and deep fried, I just use the sauce as a stir fry sauce and add a bunch of our favorite vegetables.

If you want to add more than 1 lb. of vegetables, I would double the sauce recipe.

Potato Pumpkin Soup

A creamy soup that is quite filling!

Hibachi Style Shrimp Sauce

A lower fat (but not low fat!) version of Shrimp Sauce found in Hibachi restaurants.

Chicken Pot Pie Without The Pie

This is a great pot pie filling. It is supposed to be served with biscuits on top, but I like it just as well without them. If someone needs the biscuit, you can serve it with whole wheat rolls.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal

My version of this recipe: http://recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-deta
il.asp?recipe=146762

I added it because dh is allergic to walnuts and this way I could track it. :o)

Stuffed Peppers

Our favorite stuffed pepper recipe.

Garlic Shrimp Scampi

A light refreshing dinner.

Amish Green Beans

The green beans that my grandma used to make. She got the recipe from an Amish friend in Mt. Hope, Ohio.

I replaced the bacon fat with olive oil, to make it a bit more healthy.

Sugar Free Apple Cranberry Crisp

A nice dessert for a cold night!

Cabbage and Carrot Salad

A light, refreshing, and easy side dish.
Less than 30 calories per serving!

Mushroom Barley Soup

A nice filling soup for a cold night.

Italian Soup Broth

Use this broth as a base for any number of soups. Add diced vegetables of your choice, cooked noodles and leftover meat.

Asian Soup Broth

Use this broth as a base for any number of soups, or leave it as is for a light broth. Add diced vegetables of your choice, cooked noodles or rice, tofu, or leftover meat.

This is a great way to use up leftovers!

Spinach Lentil Soup

A really filling soup!

French Vegetable Soup

This soup is one of my favorites to make for a quick, filling lunch.

Enjoy with a salad and good crusty bread.

Chicken Satay

A yummy recipe that was shared by SJEM01.

Zingy Roasted Potatoes

The chicken broth makes it possible to use less olive oil and still have nicely roasted potatoes. The mustard gives the potatoes a nice zing, but you can use regular yellow mustard if you don't like the coarse stuff. You will still get the zing without the chunks.

Pasta Primavera

A quick, easy and delicious pasta dish. Perfect for busy nights!


Very Good (1 rating)
Four Ingredient Corn Cakes

Make a great side dish for soup or stew, or serve in place of bread.

Mediterranean Lima Beans

From EatingWell

Catalan Chickpeas with Tomatoes and Almonds

adapted from The Essential Mediterranean by Nancy Harmon Jenkins

Vegetable Lo Mein

A quick, easy and healthy lo mein.

Hattie's Breakfast

http://health.groups.yahoo.com/group/Medit
erranean_Diet/message/975

Easy Tomato Basil Soup

A light, refreshing soup.

Roux des Quatre Saison - Crockpot

Dish of the Four Seasons - The premise of this dish is to use whatever vegetables are in season and readily available to you. This recipe is just a guideline. Use any vegetables that are in season.

Basically, you fill your crockpot half way with sliced onion and whatever other vegetables are in season or look good. Add canned beans and seasoning, and top with tomatoes.

The ingredients below are just an example. :o)

Shrimp and Quinoa

A recipe posted by MAMMAMICHELLE to the Turbo Jam Team board.

Chicken Strips

A recipe I found here on SparkPeople, posted by SVHICKS - slightly modified.


Very Good (1 rating)
Spinach and Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Who knew that Laughing Cow Cheese could be so good?


Incredible! (1 rating)
Barefoot Contessa Parmesan Chicken

A great recipe!


Very Good (3 ratings)
Mexican Cabbage Salad

A crisp, refreshing salad. A great side dish for Mexican dishes or an easy take along for a pot luck.

Krista's Favorite Salad

The name says it all!

I use this salad as a base and add whatever vegetables I am in the mood for that day. I always keep grilled chicken breasts in the refrigerator just for this salad.

Healthy Ranch Beans

This is my version of my grandma's ranch beans. The original recipe called for hamburger and a package of onion soup mix but I took them out for a healthier version.

Four Ingredient Cornbread

I have made this recipe for as long as I can remember. It is super easy and super tasty.

I cook mine in a 9" cast iron skillet but any 8-9" baking dish will work.

My Mom's Chili

This is the chili my mom has made forever. It is really good served with cornbread on a cold night.

Paula Deen's Hoppin John

Living in Mississippi I was on a quest to find a good Hoppin John recipe for New Years day. This one came highly recommended and once you taste it, you will see why!

About the only change I made was to use olive oil instead of butter, and use less of it.

Some people will say that Hoppin John isn't Hoppin John without "seasoning meat" so if you feel that way, toss some ham, sausage (turkey sausage for a healthier version), bacon or ham hocks in. Those would obviously make the dish no longer vegetarian. :o)

The nutritional information does not include the House Seasoning.

Enjoy!