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Recipes I've Shared:

Baked Cinnamon French Toast

Make ahead the night before and enjoy this delicious treat for a breakfast brunch.
I reduced calories by using eggbeaters for 1/2 the eggs, and skim milk, as well as dropping the sugar to 1/2 cup total using 1/2 real sugar, 1/2 splenda.

Black Pepper Chicken

Modified version of a popular fast food Chinese dish - I added some additional veggies and used less oil to stir fry.

Three Chile Turkey Tortilla soup

This tortilla soup is the perfect outcome for leftover chicken or turkey, and the recipe below is spicy and flavorful. See tips to make milder (or hotter!)

The soup is quite hardy and works as a meal.

Sweet Kale Salad Mix w/Chicken

Costco has a delicious and nutritious salad, called Sweet Kale with 7 superfoods. I omit the poppyseed dressing and the nuts/craisins for a very nutritious, low calorie salad. Add chicken or the protein of your choice for a yummy lunch.

Veggie Stir Fry

Use the veggies on hand as a stir fry to complement fish or chicken breast.

Guampke's (Cabbage Rolls)

This is a childhood dish I grew up on - my German mother learned it from my Polish Grandmother. I've updated it with a bit more spice (cilantro) and peppers.

Stir Fry Chicken

Stir Fry with veggies and lemon juice, soy, ginger, garlic sauce

Texas Sheet Cake

Texas Sheet Cake gets a little healthier by substituting 1/2 the butter in the cake with "Purple Puree" and 1/2 the sugar with Splenda, and Fat Free Yogurt for the Sour Cream

Lighter Brownies from Mix

Make that Brownie from mix just a bit lighter by using egg whites and unsweetened applesauce

Cherry Pie Lowfat Muffins

Bite into muffins that will make you think of Cherry Pie, for less than 100 calories each!

Watermelon Protein Smoothie

Looking for a refreshing smoothie for summer? Look no further ... this smoothie provides a nice protein punch and is a great way to utilize that watermelon sitting in your fridge!

Oatmeal Icebox Cookies

Beans are used to replace 1/2 the fat in this recipe that can be used as a base for chocolate, butterscotch, date, or raisin oatmeal cookies

Potato & Mustard Green Soup

A hearty potato soup recipe with mustard greens is great on a cold day. This healthy soup recipe packs an additional nutrient-punch with the healthy greens.
Potatoes are good against inflammation and for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol.

They also taste fantastic in soup, and add real weight to the meal in order to fill you up on a cold winter evening.

Mustard greens are super greens with tons of antioxidants and cancer-fighting chemicals. Their calcium content protects bone health.

Cherry Vanilla Protein smoothie

Replenish your protein with an after workout smoothie made with delicious cherries and vanilla.

Some Like it HOT Chili

My husband likes it hot ... so I adapted an old chili recipe by adding HOT green chiles, more chili powder, and increased the fiber of this dish by adding 2 more cans of beans. This is a very flavoful dish, great with a salad (or on top of one), and can be served with cheese and onions. A dollop of fat free sour cream will tame it (a bit).

Banana PNB Protein Smoothie

These protein smoothies are great after a hike to replenish your protein while you cool down.

Cuban Black Bean Soup

Easy high fiber quick soup dinner made from canned black beans based upon a dish we were served in Puerto Rico. Can be made vegetarian by omitting the ham.

Sues Zucchini Bread

You won't miss the fat or all the sugar in this modified zucchini bread. High in fiber, as well as flavor, this gets rave reviews. If you want to reduce the fat further, omit the nuts.

Smart Carrot Cake Muffins

Imagine light fluffy muffins that taste like carrot cake, but without all the fat and sugar. At just under 113 calories a muffin, this makes a perfect accompniament to a green smoothie for breakfast! :)



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