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Recipes I've Shared:

Sweet Potato Lentil Soup

This recipe came from Backpack Gourmet by Linda Frederick Yaffe. It dehydrated well for our backpacking trip. (My first experience in dehydrating soup!)

Peanut Soup for Backpacking

Based on a variation of Linda Frederick Yaffe's Peanut Soup, this is made with wheat germ instead of TVP. (I actually meant to use Bulgar Wheat but accidentally grabbed the wheat germ). It came out very thick and tasty. (Ready for the dehydrator)

Healthy Butternut Squash Soup

A healthy version of butternut squash soup. Can lower calories even more by spraying squash with Pam instead of tossing in olive oil before roasting

Whole Grain Pasta with Vegetables and Chicken Feta Spinach Sausage

This is a hearty, healthy, whole grain pasta dish that is loaded with veggies and a little bit of healthy sausage. Can easily substitute other veggies and/or turkey kielbasa for any of the ingredients

White bean salad

This is a simple white bean salad with feta cheese, spinach and seasonings. Next time, I think I'll lighten up on the olive oil

Lynn's cabbage and onion saute

Simple sauteed onion and cabbage. Low calorie, easy, and quick

Moosewood Tabouli with 1/2 the oil

This is straight from the Moosewodd cookbook, but uses only 1/8 a cup of oil to cut calories. (1/8 cup = 2TBS). Can substitute zuccini or other veggie for the cucumber and can add chickpeas if desired. Also very good (lighter, sweeter flavor) when made with Quinoi instead of Bulgar Wheat.

Low calorie steamed eggplant

Simple, tasty steamed eggplant cubes adapted from other online recipes

Easy 100 calorie rice pudding

Adapted this from another Spark recipe to reduce calories even more. It's a one pot recipe that my picky 12 year old begs me to make.

Sundried Tomato, Basil and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breasts

This recipe is based on one from Kalyns Kitchen (an excellent web site for South Beach friendly recipes). I slightly reduced her amount of tomato pesto and cheese. Could be lower in calories if using sun dried tomatoes that are not packed in oil.