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Recipes I've Shared:

Baked Chicken Breasts with Parmesan Crust

Recipe courtesy of Ted Allen, Food Network

Crab Imperial

Phillips Crab Imperial Recipe

Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

From Taste of Home Collection

Strawberry Crossover

From the Professional Pastry Chef Recipes

Apple Strudel

From Campbell's Collection

Mini Strawberry Napoleons

Pepperidge Farm Recipe
These Napoleons can be served immediately or covered and refrigerated for up to 4 hours.

Easy Lemon Berry Tiramisu

From the Betty Crocker Collection but adjusted ingredients. Instead of 16 oz of marscapone, used 8oz and 2 cups of whipping cream instead of 1 cup. Also instead of 1 1/2 packages of lady fingers, one package works. (Saves about 100 calories per serving).

Salted Caramel Sauce

Great topping for many desserts

Yogurt and Banana Frozen Dessert

This is from Live Better America and is surprisingly low calorie, low fat

Mocha Cappuccino Pudding Cake

Live Better America Collection

Whipping Cream Pound Cake

This is from the Swans Down Cake Flour Collection

Potatoes with Caraway and Sweet Onions

This is from Bon Appetit and can be made with bacon fat or duck fat (calories are basically the same)

Ginger-Carrot Soup

This is from Guy Fieri of Food Network

Double Chocolate Bread Pudding

From Sunny Anderson of Food Network. She also added Bourbon Whipped Cream

Agave Scones

From Domino Agave Recipes

Saffron, Zucchini and Herb Couscous

From Food Network's Ina Garten
(I tried the recipe and if you use dried basil only 3 tbsp are recommended; however, it is still a bit overpowering. I'd suggest 1 tbsp only unless you love the taste of basil.)


Incredible! (1 rating)
Cream of Cauliflower Soup with Saffron

Do not omit the saffron; it makes all the difference.

Roasted Rosemary Seasoned Potatoes

This is made with baby Yukon Gold potatoes

Chocolate Hazelnut Gelato

by Giada DeLaurentis of Food Network

Tiramisu (Homemade GLC)

This is an adaptation from the KitchenAid cookbook

Butter Pecan Ice Cream (Homemade-GLC)

Wonderful sweet from cream and salty from pecans.

Jamaican Banana Bread

(This recipe is an updated version from The Good Cook, Time Life series)

Raspberry Chocolate Chip Ice Cream (homemade)

A refreshing way to enjoy fresh or frozen raspberries.

Microwave Potato Chips

This is the fastest way to satisfy your chip craving without all the calories and fat.

Peach-Banana Nut Frozen Treat

Low Calorie, Low Fat. Easy to make.

French Vanilla and Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream (homemade GLC)

This is from the KitchenAid Ice Cream Maker collection. Yummy.

Pineapple Cream Cake

This cake is actually called "Better than Sex Cake"

Eggplant Tomato Gratin

This is from the Campbell's Soup Collection and is low calorie/fat/carb. Perfect for Sparkers.


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Sue Bee Honey Lime Dressing and Fruit Salad

Very low cal and low fat. Healthy way to satisfy sweet tooth.

Blueberry Muffins

This is from Joy of Cooking and actually can make 30 2-inch muffins for 53 calories each or 15 4-inch for 106 calories.

Blueberry Crumb Cake

This is from the Barefoot Contessa at Home Series.

Chicken Salad (Low Cal) Homemade

Tasty by itself or on bread.


Incredible! (1 rating)
French Onion Soup

Easy and tasty

Stuffed Mushrooms

Low calorie and delicious!

Twice Baked Potatoes

Delicious, but not low cal. Could be used as main dish or side dish.

Pizza on an English Muffin

Very few calories compared to others

Bruschetta Chicken Skillet

This is from Hunt's website

Cranberry Sauce (Improvised)

When I didn't have cranberry sauce I used craisins and it was surprisingly good.

EASY Chicken or Turkey Gravy

This diet-friendly way to cook gravy is also delicious.

Sweet Potatoes, Makeover Streusel-Topped

This is just in time for Thanksgiving. It's a twice-baked version of sweet potatoes from "Healthy Cooking"

Waldorf Salad

My version of a Waldorf Salad

GLC Dinner Salad

Our dinner salad


Incredible! (1 rating)
The Egg Mug Classic

This is from "Hungry Girl" on the Food Network. She revamps favorites and makes them healthy.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Cucumber Salad

Very Low Calorie and Quick to Make


Very Good (1 rating)
Chicken Strips with Panko Breadcrumbs

There are other variations of this recipe on Spark, but this is lower calorie.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Mashed Yellow Squash (EASY)

This is a tasty very low calorie and easy side dish

Grilled Cheese, Light

This is a reduced calorie version, but the taste is still there. You can add other things like mayo, pickles, tomato, etc., but need to adjust calories for each additional item.

Emeril's Chicken Marsala

Emeril's recipe calls for cremini, oyster or shiitake mushrooms. I substituted canned mushrooms since they are on hand. If you use the cremini, oyster or shiitake recalculate.


Incredible! (1 rating)
Potato Salad New York Style

If you've ever been to NY you know how great their potato salad is. This is as close as it gets!

Broccoli Cheese Soup Redux

Redo of recipe already on site using 16 oz of regular Velveeta and not light and regular chicken broth not less sodium

Beef Stroganoff

This is from the "old" Betty Crocker cookbook. Very tasty.


Incredible! (1 rating)
APPLE CAKE

This is an old family recipe but just as good on special occasions.


Incredible! (1 rating)
PINEAPPLE STUFFING

This stuffing is delicious as a side with pork, chicken or ham. It can also be used as a dessert. Very yummy.


Incredible! (2 ratings)
Mocha Chocolate Icebox Cake

From Barefoot Contessa's "How Easy Is That?" And it is very easy.



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