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Recipes I've Shared:

Kale and Chicken Ricotta Casserole

sooooo tasty. the lemon zest really adds something special to this. GREAT FLAVOR! Even tastier the next day too... just like lasagna. :)

flaxmeal focaccia bread - no carb

This is easy and fast to make and cook. Nice alternative if you are avoiding carbs and longing for bread! Can be yummy toasted with olive oil spread!

slow cooker roast

saw this and had to try it. simple!

Authentic Utica Greens

close to what I experienced in Utica NY when I visited and was taken to an authentic Utica Greens place. Soooooooooooo yummy.

gourmet salad

with all the crunchy toppers - the works!

kefir breakfast

great healthy and hearty breakfast!

clean low fat broccoli cheddar soup

delicious and extra healthy with almond milk instead of regular milk a d whole wheat flour instead of regular flour... low fat shredded cheddar too!
still creamy and delicious!

clean bulgar and turkey meatloaf

great alternative CLEAN way to make meatloaf!

clean eating potato soup

a delicious smooth soup that can be "clean" for some and dressed up for others with toppings, such as sour cream, bacon bits, shredded cheese... etc. Yummmm!

clean eating basic beef stew

straight from the clean eating program this is the Tosca Approved recipe

Clean Eating Whole Wheat Bread Machine Bread

uses only wheat flour - NO (processed)bread flour added or required.

Clean Eating Hearty White Bean Chili

this comes straight out of The Eat Clean Diet - the original book. its simmering right now in my kitchen and smells wonderful!

CLEAN Banana Protein Muffins

a super moist muffin that delivers sweet fresh-baked banana-bread taste without all the unhealthy punch! no sugar, no flour, with a nice touch of protein... and low carb too!

Pulled Pork - slow cooked bbq

this is incredibly tender... tangy... my whole family CRAVES it... a 3oz serving should be plenty on a whole grain roll or some flatbread or a pita... DELICIOUS!

a 2 1/2 lb boneless pork shoulder makes about 14 3oz servings.

chicken noodle soup - slow cooker (1.5 cup serving)

throw it in the crockpot and go to work... come home and the house smells like home cooking!

zucchini bread

this is a rich moist sweet bread recipe that has been in my family for as long as I can remember and nothing compares. incredible toasted and buttered!

carrot muffins

these are THE best I have ever tasted... can also make two 9inch layer cake and get some cream cheese frosting to layer between and on top for a wonderful birthday cake --- just bake an additional 5 or 10 minutes!

sausage stuffed zucchini

baked zucchini stuffed with sausage onions and peppers...

zucchini feta pancakes

a yummy side dish for lots of different kinds of meals!

basic banana bread

simple and delicious from Fanny Farmer... I like adding a teeny bit of spice to it - lemon peel... nutmeg... to taste!

classic homemade beef stew

this is one of the best tasting beef stew recipes I have ever used. it takes some effort and time... lots of stages to it - lots of chopping, stirring... even the way you do the sauteeing and the kind of quality dutch oven you use affects the outcome - you WANT lots of brown bits to scrape up after doing the onions, garlic mushrooms and stew meat... but it is WORTH it. low fat and high protein - - - VERY VERY Good! comfort food!!!!

Fanny Farmer Cornbread

this is by far the tastiest cornbread I have ever made... I am SURE it is because of the 2 tblspns of shortening (unfortunately!) - but still only about 160 calories per piece - so it is worth it. so so yummy with some lite healthy chili!

creamy chicken and black beans

trying to find new ways to make fiber-filled dinners with different flavors and using what is on hand... hoping this will be a winner. I will be serving it over quinoa tonight!

leftover pork bisquick casserole

jury's still out on this when it's done we'll report back - needed something to do with leftovers!

Quiche Lorraine

really really yummy breakfast quiche that can be made then frozen and served up later.


Incredible! (2 ratings)
sweet plantains (amarillos)

ate these in Puerto Rico on our honeymoon almost every day they were so delicious. I keep trying to find the right recipe to duplicate them... this looks like it will be close!

low fat banana bread

VERY MOIST because of the yogurt! lowfat because of the yogurt too!

Feta Chicken with peppers

a cooking light recipe - very tasty!

modified squash & corn chowder

taking the cooking light recipe and making it a little bit lighter... still absolutely refreshing and delicious!

modified squash & corn chowder

taking the cooking light recipe and making it a little bit lighter... still absolutely refreshing and delicious!

tofu marsala

minus the marsala wine, just using broth... served over rice. I will be trying this tonight!

drop biscuits

easy and quick homemade taste!

spicy chicken thighs

one serving should be 2 boneless skinless thighs...

turkey cacciatore pie

this is basically an italian style meatloaf... with a name that the Aldi's website gave it to make it sound a little fancier. it was a good meal though, and pretty easy! not bad healthwise either...


Incredible! (1 rating)
collard bread

this is a delicious combo of cornbread and collard greens for a yummy side dish!


Very Good (7 ratings)
slow cooker chicken leg quarters

just an easy way to do chicken all day while you are at work!

ground turkey taco stew

similar to another recipe on here for chicken taco stew, but I didn't have the tomato sauce and only had one can of stewed tomatoes, so I added 2 cups of beef broth and used groudn turkey instead of chicken breast... should be yummy!

mini turkey loaves

this is a good sized mini loaf and I only needed one for a meal with veggie and potato to fill it out. don't over cook though, because it is such lean meat that it cah run the risk of drying out. otherwise it was yummy!

corn & black bean salad

delicious cold summer salad for cookouts!


Incredible! (2 ratings)
low fat strawberry banana bread

very very moist and tasty! I think it would be even MORE delicious toasted and buttered. YUMMY!!!!

Parmesan Spinach Cakes

from Eating Well recipes. VERY yummy - but don't try to substitute a blender for a food processor - it is a mess!

leftover roast shepard's pie

this is how I figured I could use up leftover eye of round roast I made yesterday, with a way to ALSO use up the homemade mashed potatoes it was made with, and to make it yummy but different from the night before!

Orange Country Style Pork Ribs

this is taken from Aldi's Website, using their Roseland Country style pork loin boneless ribs. it was a tender way to make pork but a bit high on the calories and fat. I am sure there are ways to do this recipe with other cuts of meat to make it more healthy and lowcal, lowfat.

tex mex shrimp stew with rice

this can be as mild or as spicy as you like, just do your cayenne to taste!

Curried Carrot Soup

this is light but filling and sooooo tasty. Came from a Kashi-inspired recipe... cayenne can be added to spice it up, lemon juice to finish it off...


Very Good (3 ratings)
ham and lentil soup with potato

yummy, thick and hearty~ low fat high fiber and GREAT for chilly nights or lunches

Amanda's best chili - lite version

this was the best chili recipe our family has ever tasted... and I switched ground beef and ground sausage to lean ground turkey and meatless sausage for a healthy version that is still REALLY hearty and delicious!


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