Smart Eating: Modest Servings of Good Quality Food

Smart Eating: Modest Servings of Good Quality Food
(Recipe Collection)

56 Recipes Created by COCKBURNJ

Best quality ingredients, well cooked and served in modest amounts.

Recipes in this Collection

Tomato Salsa
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Tomato Salsa

Make this as hot and spicy as you wish. This version is quite mild.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 6.9g | Fat: 2.7g | Fiber: 1.7g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 50.9
Zucchini and Cheddar Casserole
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Zucchini and Cheddar Casserole

Fresh ingredients make this nice summer supper.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 16.8g | Fat: 27.4g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 17.3g | Calories: 377.1
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)
Chocolate Chip Cookies

This is the Chocolate Chunk Cookie recipe from Lee Bailey's Country Desserts, 1988. I made smaller cookies than his recipe suggests so there are fewer calories to a serving. Makes 48 cookies.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 15.4g | Fat: 5.6g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.9g | Calories: 111.9
Zucchini  Cheese Squares
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Zucchini Cheese Squares

Nice for lunch or supper, warm or cold. And it uses lots of zucchini!Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 18g | Fat: 30.9g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 13.6g | Calories: 401.7
Zucchini Risotto(optional with Chicken)
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Zucchini Risotto(optional with Chicken)

This is one of the best zucchini dishes ever. Use water or vegetable stock and leave out the chicken to make it vegan.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 7.2g | Fat: 14.3g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 16.6g | Calories: 249.5
Lemon Cornmeal Cake
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Lemon Cornmeal Cake

Delicious: buttery and lemony, and gritty from the cornmeal. Serve with fresh peaches or other fruit and a dollop of whipped cream or low fat yogurt. A small slice is enough.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 1.4g | Calories: 123.1
Cream Drop Scones, Raisins optional
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Cream Drop Scones, Raisins optional

Cookbook creator says: An option is to add slightly less cream, 1.3 cups, and knead slightly, pat out, and cut into rounds or wedges. Use other dried fruits, or lemon or orange juice.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 20.8g | Fat: 2.5g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 114
Carrot Salad with Pumpkin Seeds (oil free)
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Carrot Salad with Pumpkin Seeds (oil free)

A delightfully refreshing salad, so good when made with summer fresh carrots that are sweet and crisp. This is a large recipe - make it with just one pound of carrots and half a cucumber for a family dinner.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 9.5g | Fat: 0.5g | Fiber: 2.4g | Protein: 1.3g | Calories: 43.5
Tabbouleh with Tomatoes and Cucumber
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Tabbouleh with Tomatoes and Cucumber

Recipe from the Bob's Red Mill package for Cracked Wheat Whole Grain Bulgur.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 12.6g | Fat: 3.8g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 87.4
Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Fresh Basil
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Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Fresh Basil

A variation on an Anne Lindsay recipe.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 3.6g | Fat: 5.3g | Fiber: 0.6g | Protein: 0.6g | Calories: 162.9
Irish Apple Pie
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Irish Apple Pie

I do not know what is Irish about this recipe, but it was so named when given to me. To reduce calories and fat, make it a deep dish apple pie using only half the pastry. See instructions for details.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 47g | Fat: 12.4g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 3.5g | Calories: 310.2
Fresh Blackberry Pie
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Fresh Blackberry Pie

Because the berries are essentially uncooked, this pie is particularly fresh and luscious tasting.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 63.3g | Fat: 1.8g | Fiber: 5.7g | Protein: 4.3g | Calories: 282
Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes (low fat)
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Buttermilk Whipped Potatoes (low fat)

These are delicious mashed potatoes, especially when made with Yukon Gold potatoes. Whip them with an electric mixer for fluffy potatoes.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 19.8g | Fat: 1.1g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 3.8g | Calories: 90.3
Saffron Rice
Incredible! 5.0/5
(1 rating)
Saffron Rice

Delicious with Tandoori Chicken. From the Canadian Living Summer Cookbook Special 1983, page 36. This issue is a classic with many wonderful recipes.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 1.7g | Fat: 8.7g | Fiber: 0.4g | Protein: 0.3g | Calories: 264
Tandoori Style Chicken
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Tandoori Style Chicken

Grilled, rather than cooked in a traditional tandoor. Delicious with Saffron rice.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 0g | Fat: 9.8g | Fiber: 0g | Protein: 49.1g | Calories: 297.5
Raita with Cucumber
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Raita with Cucumber

Drain the yogurt first to make it nice and thick.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 3.9g | Fat: 2g | Fiber: 0.3g | Protein: 2.4g | Calories: 42.4
Thick Tomato-Bread Soup, Catalan-Style
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Thick Tomato-Bread Soup, Catalan-Style

Florence Fabricant's Thick Tomato-Bread Soup, Catalan-Style found on http://www.thewednesdaychef.com/the_wednesday_chef/
I used orzo pasta insteadSubmitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 29.1g | Fat: 24.5g | Fiber: 2.8g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 392.7
Lemon Blueberry Buckle (From Cory Schreiber and Julie Richardson, see link)
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Lemon Blueberry Buckle (From Cory Schreiber and Julie Richardson, see link)

From The Wednesday Chef blog http://www.thewednesdaychef.com/the_wednesday_chef/2009/08/cory-schreiber-and-julie-richardsons-lemon-blueberry-buckle.html .Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 33.7g | Fat: 8.1g | Fiber: 1g | Protein: 2.9g | Calories: 215.5
Rhubarb and Very Gingery Jam
Very Good 4.5/5
(2 ratings)
Rhubarb and Very Gingery Jam

This is my own recipe. It is very gingery! You can omit the powdered ginger if you want a more modest ginger flavour.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 9.2g | Fat: 0g | Fiber: 0.1g | Protein: 0.1g | Calories: 35.7
Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Feta Cheese
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Pasta with Fresh Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

This quick and easy dish is lovely made with garden fresh tomatoes.Submitted by COCKBURNJ

Carbs: 9.3g | Fat: 24.5g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 8.3g | Calories: 636.7
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