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Recipes I've Shared:

Cheesy Artichoke and Bacon Cannelloni

This cannelloni based on a high-calorie ravioli filling is fantastic. It seems indulgent, but it's easy to have two cannellonis for a reasonable number of calories without any guilt at all! Each cannelloni also has less than 12g of carbs and 9g of protein - surprising for a pasta dish! It makes a ton, so it's great for feeding a group or saving as leftovers. Enjoy!


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Pumpkin Risotto with Maple Syrup

This risotto is full of fall flavour and a tinge of sweetness, as well as a major dose of vitamin A and plenty of other vital nutrients. It goes great with a healthy, simple protein dish like baked salmon or chicken. Considering the creamy texture, it is remarkably low in fat and has flavour to spare!

Citrus Rosemary Salmon

A delicious and easy restaurant-quality salmon dish full of protein and nutrients. Prepare ahead in no time and impress dinner guests! It's practically foolproof and the technique can be used with other marinades, including store-bought ones, with similar results. I have another recipe in the database called Maple Orange Salmon that is another option for the same technique.

Maple Orange Salmon

A delicious and easy restaurant-quality salmon dish full of protein and nutrients. Prepare ahead in no time and impress dinner guests! It's practically foolproof and the technique can be used with other marinades, including store-bought ones, with similar results. I have another recipe in the database called Citrus Rosemary Salmon that is another option for the same technique.

Italian Turkey Meatloaf

This is a turkey version of my Italian Chicken Meatloaf recipe that is truly delicious and made in a huge batch of 8 small meatloaves - perfect for making ahead, freezing, and thawing on a busy night!

Italian Chicken Meatloaf

This is a fantastic spin on meatloaf that uses ground chicken instead of beef, reducing the fat without sacrificing any flavour! It makes a lot of food that easily leaves leftovers for the next day. Very easy to put together, I usually double or even triple the recipe to make extra meatloaves to freeze and take out on busy weeknights. Like any meatloaf, it suits personal taste adjustments well; add onion, spices, and anything else you enjoy to the basic recipe to make it your own!

Chinese Takeout-Style Barbecue Beef Ribs

This is an easy slow cooker meal that is great served over rice or chow mein noodles. I use boneless rib meat and it makes a ton of food!

Smoky Barbecue and Maple Tofu

This is a great combination of smoky and sweet - get the flavour of the barbecue without needing to grill a thing! This goes great in wraps, in salads, or over brown rice.


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Low-Fat Poultry Meatballs

Half turkey, half chicken! Ground turkey is often suggested as a lower-fat alternative for meatballs instead of beef, and ground chicken is generally ignored because it doesn't have enough fat to really hold together as a meatball. I balanced both advantages (the even-lower-fat chicken and will-stick-together turkey) and combined the two, seasoning them for poultry. They stay together nicely and are lower in fat than all-turkey meatballs - not to mention that they taste great! This makes a ton of meatballs - plenty to freeze and reheat in the oven for 15 minutes from frozen on a busy night.

Cheesy Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet potatoes are tasty and this is a rich but surprisingly guilt-free way to enjoy them. Rosemary and thyme add complexity to a cheesy dish that pairs particularly well with chicken.

Enjoy!

Spiced Sweet Potato Casserole

I love sweet potatoes, especially with spices. This recipe has plenty of flavour - the spice combination is reminiscent of pumpkin pie and the maple syrup gives it added sweetness that's more interesting than sugar. It's packed with vitamins for less than 90 calories per serving - go ahead, have seconds!

Slow Cooker Smoky Teriyaki Chicken

This goes well over brown rice and various vegetables (carrots, broccoli, etc.) can be added easily for a complete, balanced meal. The ultimate "when did you have time to make this?" meal - it takes almost no time to prepare (the chicken can even be put in the slow cooker frozen!) and it tastes fantastic! Mild enough for kids and flavourful enough for adults, it's a generous portion for less than 300 calories.

Roasted Sweet Potato and Garlic Soup

This is a flavourful soup that is filling and low-calorie. I love sweet potatoes, and this is a great soup that has been popular with people with a variety of tastes, including my in-laws and my parents. It's always a crowd-pleaser!

To time dinner appropriately, I often do the final heating-up in the slow cooker on high for 2 hours rather than on the stovetop while I make the main course and get the table set. That way the whole house smells like roasted garlic when company arrives!

Enjoy!



Recipe Collections I've Shared:

    Slow Cooker Meals
    I love my slow cooker! These are all good recipes, mostly ones I've tried but also ones that experience tells me will be good options in the future.
     
    Desserts
    I love to bake, and this just gives me more recipes to try!
     
    Batch Cooking
     
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