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Recipes I've Shared:

Avgolemono Soup (Greek Chicken Soup)

A creamy, lemony Greek chicken soup, low in carbs, high in protein and taste!

Megan's Chocolate-Peanut Butter Post-workout Protein Bars

I wanted to make protein bars for after workouts since spending $2-3 after each workout on a bar can get a bit expensive. This isn't elaborate, but it gets the job done! :-)

Blueberry Protein Post-Workout Smoothie

My personal trainer says to take in about 25 grams of protein within 30 minutes after a workout.

This is another quick smoothie I throw together right after my workout to serve as my breakfast and get the protein I need. Can be made vegan with soy or almond milk.

** Note 170 grams equals about 6 oz. blueberries.

Homemade Hamburger Helper Base Mix

Love Hamburger Helper? Want to save money? Customize your favorite recipe? Reduce sodium? This basic Hamburger Helper mix is for you!

Raw Curried Red Pepper Soup

A tasty cold soup with a kick! Refreshing for a hot day, and perfect for raw, vegan lifestyles.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin w/ Balsamic Applesauce Glaze

A tasty lean pork tenderloin with a stuffing of wild rice & applesauce topped by a glaze of balsamic vinegar & applesauce.

Stick-To-Your-Ribs Chipotle Black Bean Chili

A hearty chili good for lunch or supper any day of the year. The "meatiness" of the chili comes from the pearl barley, brown rice, and black beans. This recipe is 100% vegan and great alone but feel free to top it with cheese or sour cream!

Soyrizo Sunrise

Great breakfast using soyrizo (less fat that regular chorizo), Eggbeaters, & Queso Fresco (part-skim)

Mango Peach Meal Replacement Smoothie

Tasty meal replacement smoothie, high in protein, fiber, and vitamins.

Megan's Slow Cooker Marinara Sauce

Easy marinara sauce that quick to put together, no fuss crockpot cooking, with a slow-cooked taste worthy of her friend's Italian grandma! Freeze the leftovers in 2-cup portions in good freezer bags.

Lemon-Dill Chicken Pilaf w/Quinoa

Tasty twist on the traditional pilaf, using healthy quinoa, instead of rice.

Orgasmic Organic Lemon/Sage White Bean Hummus

A fabulous, blend of strong and delicate flavors create a hummus that is to die for and doesn't use the standby staple, chicpeas.

Crockpot Sage Pork & Apples with Brown Rice

The sweetness of gala apples mingles with the pungency of sage to create a savory, easy-to-cook meal, perfect for a holiday or winter day. Serve with your favorite winter vegetable for a complete meal.

Roasted Vegetable Salad

Easy to make salad, great for a main course lunch or light dinner. This is a recipe inspired by a roasted vegetable salad at Mama Jo's, a local Italian restaurant in Las Vegas.

Simple Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

A simple & elegant sauce made of balsamic vinegar, basil, garlic & freshly-roasted sweet red peppers. Pair with your favorite pasta & a salad for a satisfying meal.

Quick & Easy Crockpot Chipotle Chili

Using basic ingredients, this is a quick one-dish meal to throw in the crockpot and have ready by the end of the day. Serve with a fresh salad & cornbread.

Chilled Cucumber & Red Pepper Soup

Tasty, filling soup for a hot evening when the air conditioning is busted.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Whey Biscuits (from leftover paneer liquid)

A great "whey" to use the leftover liquid if you make your own cheese (paneer) using milk. To make it a bit healthier, I substituted light margarine for baking for the vegetable shortening called for in the original recipe. Source: online, exact source unknown.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Simple Salmon Loaf

Basic salmon loaf, when you want the tastiness of salmon cakes without the cooking hassle. This is my own lower-fat/cholesterol adaptation of a salmon loaf recipe from the Oklahoma Master Gardeners' cookbook. It's rich in B vitamins and calcium.


Very Good (3 ratings)
Buffalo Chicken & Rice Casserole

The taste of buffalo wings & ranch sauce in a convenient one-dish casserole!

Italian Chicken Meatloaf

Savory chicken meatloaf with the flavorings of Italian sausage and a fraction of the fat of regular meatloaf.

Turkey "Italian Sausage" Meatballs

Great alternative to traditional meatballs or Italian sausage. Add to your favorite Italian dish: spaghetti, meatball sandwiches, etc. The possibilities are endless!

Potato Salmon Latkes

A great twist on a Jewish classic. Great way to include additional protein in your daily breakfast, as well.

15-Minute Ramen Noodle Skillet Meal

Quick, hearty meal for people on the go with little time to cook.

Gingered Orange Miso Dressing

Perfect as a salad dressing or marinade/baste for seafood & chicken.

Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie

Perfect & healthy for that sweet-tooth craving!

Scallop & Squash Sautee w/Brown Rice for 2

Quick lunch or dinner entree I came up with. Tasty, health, and high in protein & fiber.

Tofu Scramble & Hash Browns for 2

Came up with tthis for breakfast today because I was in the mood for tofu scramble and hashbrowns. A tad high in sodium, but very tasty and relatively low in fat. To make lower-sodium version, substitute onion powder for onion salt in hash browns and, if desired, reduce amount of braggs liquid aminos.


Very Good (5 ratings)
Mediterranean White Bean & Cucumber Salad

Tasty, refreshing salad for a main course or side dish

Super Soy Protein Fruit Smoothie Meal Replacement

My own recipe for a high-soy protein meal replacement shake. Almost any frozen fruit can be used without a big change in the calorie content. Good for vegans & vegetarians, too!

Lemon Pepper Chicken with Rice & Mushrooms

Inspired by seeing a box for a prefab Lemon Rice Chicken dinner by Campbell's. Wanted the taste without all the sodium &

Gorgonzola Pear Salad

Tasty side salad with a sweet kick!


Very Good (4 ratings)
Oven-Baked Denver Omelette (low-fat)

Tasty, low-fat breakfast to start your day!


Very Good (1 rating)
Zucchini Rotini

A quick, simple vegetarian pasta dish using commonly-available ingredients.



Recipe Collections I've Shared:

    The Art of Healthy Cooking
    I have a great love of food but also desire, like many of you on SparkPeople, to live a healthier life. I view cooking as an artform. Each recipe has been personally made and tested by me. Hopefully, you will find these recipes as inspiring to eat as I did in creating them.