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Recipes I've Shared:

Pretty Pepper Casserole

This is a delicious comfort food. It's pretty, tasty and nutritious - and, on top of that, it's very easy to make!

Chicken and Chinese Noodle Casserole

Delicious and loaded chicken and with tasty veggies with a nice crunch and just a hint of spiciness from the red pepper.

Italian Shepherd's Pie

This is a delicious and satisfying 'comfort' food - and healthy, too!

Buffalo "Wings" Sauce

Try this recipe when you have a craving for buffalo wings, but don't want all the fat! You can use this to make as an appetizer, meat for the main meal, or to top a tasty salad.

Thin Mint Chocolate Chip "Shake"

Feel like going to the Dairy Queen? This wonderfully cool, refreshing and surprisingly healthy treat will satisfy your craving for ice cream without raising your blood sugar! It's low in calories, but high in satisfaction. You will feel like you have pampered yourself!

Sloppy Joes

My favorite sloppy joe recipe ever!

Better Butter

A lighter, heart healthier butter that reduces the calories and saturated fat, while staying soft and spreadable in the fridge and only 25 calories per tsp.

Hearty and Heart Healthy Chili

My own recipe and favorite way to make chili!

Steak Stroganoff

Old family favorite - creamy and delicious over rice, bulgar pilaf or egg noodles

Chicken Breasts with Soup & Stuffing

Quick and easy. Creamy and delicious - comfort food at it's finest! Makes a great meal for company because everyone loves it. Also good for taking to someone who has been sick or just had a new baby. One of my favorite recipes!

Stuffed Green Peppers

Delicious and oh, SO healthy!

Chicken Cacciatore

Hearty, healthy, savory, and delicious!

Corn & Turkey Sausage Chowder

Hearty and delicious - great for lunch or a main meal soup!

Easy Black Bean and Turkey Sausage Soup

Filling and delicious without many calories. Goes great with corn bread or corn muffins.

Mama's Ginger Cookies

A long-standing family favorite. Of all my mama's recipes, no other cookie is as in demand as this recipe. This is NOT a diet recipe!

'Hamburger' Gravy

Served over mashed potatoes or a piece of toast, this is pure comfort food. This is a toned down version of my mother's recipe which used real hamburger and whole milk.

Mexican Torta

This is like a Mexican dinner 'pie' - one of my family's favorites

Tuna Casserole

Based on my mother's original recipe - creamy comfort food

Savory Turkey Meatloaf

A juicy, delicious meatloaf which is much healthier than traditional meatloaf, but everybit as good!

Spinach Salad Vinaigrette

Makes a wonderful dressing for a salad made with fresh spinach leaves, blueberries/strawberries, glazed pecans and feta cheese. One of my very favorites!!

Morning Muesli Mix

My favorite bowl of hot cereal - packed with good taste and good health!

Tex Mex Dip

This can be used as a party snack or as a family meal. It's one of my favorites!

Healthy Homemade Pizza

A delicious remake of a fattening favorite including a yummy whole grain crust and lots of healthy toppings.

Reuben Casserole

A unique and delicious casserole dish that goes great with a nice salad.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Cruisepuppy's Cookbook
This cookbook is a conglomeration of easy and delicious recipes I am collecting on my weight loss journey. Some are old family favorites, others are new things I've tried as I've browsed this site.